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Home sales reach levels not seen since 2007 in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOME sales in the Valencian Community in the third quarter of 2022 have reached levels not seen since before the bursting of the real...

Invasive exotic species being cleared out in vital conservation work on Costa Blanca micro reserve in Spain

A team is working at Torrevieja's Cabo Cervera micro reserve to clear out invasive exotic flora that is threatening native vegetation. The clear up is...

Tourist tax with little support gets voted in for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A controversial tourist tax has been approved by the Valencian parliament permitting local councils across the region to impose a levy on accommodation. The tax...

Father sexually abuses daughter as payment for video game at their Costa Blanca home in Spain

A 43-year old Spaniard has been arrested for sexually abusing his daughter, 11, at their Torrevieja home. The assault happened on Friday when the girl's...

A dream in Spain or prison bars? Why so many British expats are calling time on their bar business...

WATCH any UK television series about Brits starting a new life in Spain and you're bound to get a segment on expats battling to...

IN PICS: Torrevieja and Benidorm remember the fallen in Armistice Day commemorations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ARMISTICE DAY commemorations took place in ceremonies across Alicante Province on Friday. The day marks the signing of the armistice agreement to end the First...

Guide to Armistice Day and Remembrance Day commemorations in Costa Blanca area of Spain

ROYAL British Legion branches and local councils across Alicante Province are holding Armistice Day and Remembrance Day services this weekend to remember the lives...

Playa Flamenca: a charming seafront oasis in Spain’s Orihuela Costa

BASED around two small and beautiful beach coves, Playa Flamenca is a popular urbanization in Alicante region’s Orihuela Costa - part of the sunny...

DNA reveals vicious Costa Blanca double-murder suspect to be Russian who fled Spain

DNA evidence has revealed a Russian man- formerly based in Torrevieja- as the main suspect in two Costa Blanca killings in 2020. He also tried...

Fresh influx of refugee boat landings following dangerous sea crossings on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have pìcked up four Algerian teenagers walking around Cabo Roig's Aguamarina urbanisation after landing by boat 40 minutes earlier on the Orihuela Costa. 33...

Costa Blanca suitcase thief pays high price for escape bid in Spain

A thief who stole two suitcases from a car parked at a Guardamar hotel has been landed with a €12,000 bill for injuring two...

British marijuana grower on Spain’s Costa Blanca used young son to make drug deliveries on electric scooter

A drugs gang that cultivated and exported marijuana across Europe from plantations in Alicante Province has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. One of the...

Elderly British hoarder probably lay dead for fortnight in her Costa Blanca home in Spain

THE body of an 82-year-old British woman was found in her Torrevieja home after neighbours reported a strong smell coming from the building. Police found...

Under-fire boss resigns from criticised Torrevieja Hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE head of Torrevieja's health department, Pilar Santos, has resigned just over a year after it returned to public management. Ribera Salud contract to run...

Violent jewellery store robbers arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after five stick-ups

TWO men have been arrested in Rojales and Torrevieja over five gunpoint jewellery store robberies over the summer in Alicante Province. The Guardia Civil seized...

Costa Blanca builders in Spain cheated customers by robbing their homes

A three-man Alicante Province robbery gang that posed as builders has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The men offered masonry services on a variety...

Trial of Irish crime boss John Gilligan suspended until New Year on Spain’s Costa Blanca after co-defendant son fails...

THE trial of Irish criminal John Gilligan and eight other people was suspended on Tuesday in Torrevieja after one of the defendants- his son...

Naked demonstration opposing controversial housing project for Spain’s Costa Blanca

AROUND 80 people 'bared all' on Friday in an artistic naked protest against controversial plans to build over 2,000 homes at Cala Mosca on...

EXCLUSIVE: The Medical Director of Torrevieja’s troubled hospital has resigned 

THE Medical Director of Torrevieja’s troubled public hospital has stepped down from his role in the middle of its worst crisis ever. Dr Juan Carlos...

Police officers jailed for running protection racket on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Torrevieja Policia Local officers have been jailed for demanding money from businesses to avoid fines for alleged law breaking. One officer was given five...

Tragic discoveries of seven drowned migrants on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches in Spain

SEVEN bodies of North African migrants who may have shared the same capsized boat have been discovered on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches. One...

2 bedroom Bungalow for sale in Torrevieja with pool – € 139,000

BungalowTorrevieja, Alicante   2 beds   1 baths € 139,000 Duplex bungalow in a private urbanization with gardens and swimming pool. It consists of...

Ukrainians almost overhaul British as largest foreign group in multi-national city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE number of registered Ukrainians has increased substantially in Torrevieja since the start of the year, due to Russia's invasion of the country in...

Thieves fake ID cards unmask home jewellery robberies in Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO men have been arrested in Torrevieja for stealing jewellery from homes in Cartagena, Elche and Petrer as well as much further afield in...

2 bedroom Flat for sale in Torrevieja – € 92,000

FlatTorrevieja, Alicante   2 beds   1 baths € 92,000 Ref: TOR046 Two-bedroom apartment with communal pool in Aguas Nuevas, Torrevieja Are you looking...

Delays to new dual-carriageway for busy Costa Blanca road raised in Spain’s Congress

QUESTIONS have been tabled in Spain's Congress about the long delay to executing plans to convert the N-332 highway in Torrevieja to a dual...

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