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Costa Blanca serial graffiti vandal in Spain is caught after year-long investigation

POLICE have arrested a Costa Blanca graffiti vandal after a year-long probe to track down the culprit. The unidentified man scrawled over 50 signs in...

High speed boat chase results in massive offshore drugs bust on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN illegal cargo of 1,300 kilos of hashish has been seized by the Guardia Civil after a high speed boat chase in Costa Blanca...

El Campello leads Costa Blanca hotel occupancy boost despite fewer British bookings in Spain

COSTA Blanca hotel occupancy reached 85.8% in August- the highest monthly number since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March 2020. El Campello led the...

Dramatic solar energy prediction for Spain’s Costa Blanca if majority of homes install panels

ALMOST 99% of the Valencian Community's electricity could end up being generated by domestic solar panels according to a survey conducted by renewable...

Lifeguard heroes save baby that was choking on an ice cube at a Costa Blanca beach in Spain

LIFEGUARDS saved a baby's life after it almost choked to death on an ice cube. The drama unfolded on Santa Pola's Calas del Este beach...

IN PICS: ‘Mini-tsunami’ brings flooding to two coastal towns on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THOUSANDS of people living on and near the coast in Santa Pola and Guardamar woke up on Wednesday to see devastation caused by overnight...

BEACH SHUTDOWN with big police presence to stop San Juan parties on the Costa Blanca in Spain

MOST Costa Blanca beaches will be closed this evening(June 23) to stop any overnight San Juan parties including the celebratory bonfires. It's the second year...

Big drugs stash washes ashore on popular Costa Blanca day trip island in Spain

A Tabarca Island resident had an unusual find on Saturday(June 19) after spotting a large package on the shore close to the lighthouse on...

Horrific crash at blackspot known as the ‘Road of Death’ on the Costa Blanca in Spain claims another victim

A notorious Costa Blanca blackspot, ten kilometres south of Alicante-Elche airport, has claimed another victim. A 58-year-old woman died yesterday(June 8) and two people were...

Yacht was camouflaged as a fishing boat to smuggle tons of drugs into a Costa Blanca port in Spain

TWO-and-a-half tons of hashish was found on a yacht moored at Santa Pola, leading to the detention of a Murcia and Costa Blanca-based drugs...

Two men on Spain’s Costa Blanca created social media profile of American general to con cash out of love-seeking...

A social media con run by two men on the Costa Blanca netted over €70,000 from lonely people looking for love who thought they...

Lovestruck woman is taken for a €253,000 fool by a bogus boyfriend on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SANTA POLA woman has been swindled out of €253,000 by her 'boyfriend' who met her online two years ago after targeting her for...

Roman shocker as Spanish fishmonger puts ancient rarities on display at his Costa Blanca store

13 Roman jars were spotted being used as ornamental decorations around a Santa Pola frozen fish shop when the Guardia Civil popped in for...

Costa Blanca sports centre hosts Covid-19 tests over outbreak fears at Santa Pola nightclub

A Santa Pola sports centre became a makeshift coronavirus testing centre today(July 21) as authorities tried to work out if anybody was infected over...

WATCH: Seven high-speed boats seized as drug trafficking gang smashed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MORE than three tonnes of hashish and seven specially-adapted speedboats have been seized in a combined police operation on the Costa Blanca. A total of...

Spain´s Costa Blanca gets first coronavirus flare up since national emergency was lifted in June

THE Costa Blanca region has recorded the first significant flare up of the coronavirus since the State of Alarm emergency measures ended on June...

Three arrested in Alicante for robbing car owners using the ‘Peruvian method’ – watch method here

GUARDIA CIVIL have arrested three men in Alicante who robbed unsuspecting car owners using the so-called Peruvian method. The thieves punctured car tyres and robbed...

‘Abandoned’ island of Tabarca to finally get daily ferry service to Spain’s Costa Blanca

TABARCA and its 72 inhabitants will soon enjoy a new connection with Santa Pola, the nearest mainland port. Regular ferry connections to the island off...

Police in Costa Blanca resort check shoppers’ addresses in latest clamp-down

SANTA POLA Local Police are informing citizens that they are happy to check the addresses of shoppers as they buy their groceries. The Costa Blanca...

DIDN’T SEE THAT COMING: clairvoyant jailed for conning disabled woman out of €13,000 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CLAIRVOYANT has been sentenced to a year and three months for conning a disabled woman out of €13,000 on Spain’s Costa Blanca. The...

British tourist in Spain killed in head-on car crash on ‘death alley’ road hours after flying to Alicante with...

A BRITISH woman has been killed in a car crash hours into her holiday, while her partner is in a coma and her daughter is seriously injured. Thought to be from Bedfordshire and in her 60s, the...

Thirteen foot shark found on Costa beach in Spain

A SHARK has been found washed ashore on a beach in Alicante. The fierce fish measured in at a whopping four metres (13ft) long and...

British family arrested in Spain over care home scam that ‘swindled pensioners’

It is alleged they targeted wealthy, English-speaking Brits

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