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Costa Blanca town reaches 1,000 fines for people violating lock-down

IN ONLY two weeks of ‘lock-down’, Torrevieja authorities will have issued 1,000 penalties to people flouting lock-down restrictions, according to the Mayor. City Mayor, Eduardo...

Costa Blanca council quarantines all vulnerable staff after worker contracts Covid-19

TORREVIEJA Town Hall has told it’s staff not to come in today and self-isolate themselves against a potential spread of Coronavirus. One worker had tested...

Costa Blanca town hit by fake euros in money laundering scam

THREE Murcia men have been arrested for trying to launder €11,000 of fake cash in Torrevieja shops. Guardia Civil caught them trailing the town’s shops...

Gang of five dangerous robbers arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE arrests were carried out in El Pilar de la Horadada and Torrevieja for numerous robbery offences this week. The quintet, well-known to Guardia Civil...

String of estate agents say Brexit clarity is bringing new hope to Costa Blanca market for 2020

CONFIDENCE if finally returning to the Costa Blanca property market The UK’s confirmed departure from the EU has led to a sharp upturn in enquiries,...

Swedish expat returns to Spain’s Costa Blanca to find house turned into DRUGS DEN guarded by armed trafficker

A SWEDISH expat had the shock of his life when he returned home to find it occupied by an armed drug trafficker. The unnamed Swede,...

Costa Blanca kicks off 2020 with month-long carnival in coastal city

TORREVIEJA starts it's annual carnival next week on January 31 with a programme packed with fun for all the family. Every year, dozens of floats...

Expat arrested on suspicion of murder after pushing stepfather through French window on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 40-year-old expat has been arrested on suspicion of murder after allegedly pushing his stepfather through a French window on Spain's Costa Blanca. The man,...

Costa Blanca doctor reveals the long-term harm that mobile phones inflict on us all

A TORREVIEJA doctor has revealed the extent of harm that mobile phones inflict on the human body, especially among the young. Dr Alfonso Cort highlighted...

Torrevieja turning on the tapas as Brits enjoy International Tapas Day

TORREVIEJA celebrated International Tapas Day in style this weekend with nearly 30 bars and restaurants showing off their culinary kudos. Like many other food festivals,...

Fugitive rapist arrested in Torrevieja after fleeing from Italian justice

POLICÍA Nacional in Torreveija yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man wanted for a rape in Italy. The alleged aggressor had previously escaped Turin Police by jumping...

Brit arrested with 10,000 date rape pills in carry-on luggage at Alicante airport

DATE rape drugs take away your freedom, until you take away the freedom of their traffickers. A British man has now been arrested after Guardia...

Rapist Jeffrey Waite JAILED over 40-year-old attacks following extradition from the Costa Blanca

A BRITISH man who raped two teenage girls 40 years ago has been jailed following an extradition from the Costa Blanca. Jeffrey Waite, 66, carried...

DID YOU FEEL IT? Earthquake rumbles along Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN earthquake has hit a popular holiday destination on the Costa Blanca, rattling residents’ windows and houses from Cartagena to Benidorm. The magnitude 4.0 earthquake...

British couple arrested for ‘leading’ huge marijuana network on Costa Blanca, caught with €216,000 of drugs including cannabis ‘jelly...

GUARDIA Civil have arrested 21 people for cultivating and distributing illegal narcotics under a network of cannabis associations on the Costa Blanca, including two...

NOT A BIN: Plastic fills river on Costa Blanca just hours after a 20-tonne clean-up

PLASTIC waste has accumulated in the old channel of the Segura river just a day after a massive a clean-up. The Confederacion Hidografica de Segura...

WATCH: Spaniards fuming at viral video of two drunk British women being treated at hospital in expat hotspot in...

According to the doctors in the clip, dealing with drunk Brits is 'not out of the ordinary'

British tourist, 17, on life support machine after possible pesticide poisoning in Spain

Callum Forster from Leeds was rushed to hospital suffering ten seizures after a family night out in Alicante

Police in southern Spain warn of ‘over friendly’ criminals using an age-old trick to steal your jewellery

SPANISH police have warned of an increase in jewellery thefts using an age old hugging trick.  Guardia Civil in Torrevieja posted a warning on Facebook...

Firemen scramble to free hotel guest in southern Spain whose testicles became trapped in plastic folding chair

Two carers tried to assist him but had to call in emergency services for back up

British mother ‘took 13 hours to report 3-year-old son missing’ after night out in Spain

A BRITISH mother is facing prosecution for allegedly taking 13 hours to report her son as missing while holidaying in Spain.  It comes after a...

EXCLUSIVE: Expats defend right to fly back to UK for two-week stints as live-in carers

A report said Brits have been driven to the work by a crippling downturn in the Spanish economy

Four-year-old British boy drowned in Costa Blanca swimming pool

Tragedy struck the family last night at the beginning of their holiday

Brits in Spain’s ‘top ten towns’ encouraged to learn Spanish

The project encompasses eleven towns with the highest concentration of British residents in the Valencia and Murcia regions

German tourist drowns while swimming at beach on Orihuela coast

No lifeguards on duty at Cala del Bosque beach in La Zenia as they had finished for the summer

Marbella housing fraud scammers arrested across southern Spain

The Marbella-based group of seven ran a complex scam pretending to be intermediaries for property sales

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