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New specialist diabetes care units to open across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

EIGHT specialist diabetic day care units will be set up across the Valencian Community in 2023. The first will open in February and will be...

Graffiti artists smeared train carriages on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO graffiti artists- described by police as 'well-known'- have been arrested in Alicante for using train carriages as canvasses. The two men, aged 25 and...

Mass fakery at Benidorm ‘English Zone’ market on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THOUSANDS of fake-branded items have been seized in a police raid on a popular Benidorm street market. Policia Nacional officers inspected six stalls targeting tourists...

Man given brutal beating by assailant with ‘spiked cane’ on Alicante area street in Spain

A 25-year-old man was clubbed by a 'spiked' cane in a motiveless daytime attack in an Alicante Province town. The victim needed emergency surgery and...

Female patient stopped from using local health centre after assaulting doctor on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A woman has received a four-month suspended jail term and a ban from any contact with her doctor after assaulting him at an Orihuela...

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...

Young thief jailed for spree of smashing vending machines with manhole covers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Elche man has been jailed after he was arrested six times in a few days for breaking into vending machines in the city. The...

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...

Worker dies at Costa Blanca canning factory in Spain after 400 kilo pallet falls on top of his head

A worker at a Vega Baja region canning factory died on Tuesday after a 400 kilo pallet of tinned goods fell on his head. The...

Thousands of illegally-built rural properties can be licensed in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW Valencian Community licenses have been introduced to help owners of rural homes built without appropriate permission prior to new 2014 planning laws. An estimated...

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...

Sex assault victim tricked out of €10,000 compensation by attacker declaring bankruptcy in Spain’s Valencia

A former Valencia area councillor has declared himself bankrupt to avoid paying €10,000 in compensation to a female employee he sexually abused. The woman's solicitor,...

Woman spots mobile phone held by pervert in toilet window in Spain’s Valencia

A woman using a toilet in a Valencia City public building got a shock after seeing a man's hand clasped onto a blue mobile...

Gang kept stolen cars from across Europe at base on Spain’s Costa Blanca before shipping them to Morocco

A criminal gang lived the high-life in luxury villas on the Costa Blanca with money earned from selling off high-end cars stolen across Europe. The...

Father arrested after baby girl takes cocaine in Alicante area of Spain

TESTS at Alcoy's Virgen de los Lirios Hospital have confirmed that a poorly baby girl had taken some cocaine. Her father has been arrested by...

IN PICS: Benidorm in Spain awash with colour celebrating 25 years of popular ‘Fancy Dress Party’

BENIDORM'S popular Fancy Dress Party celebrated its 25th anniversary on Thursday bringing fun and colour to the Rincon de Loix area of the city. The...

Benidorm estate agent in Spain supplied rental home keys to robbers with British woman selling off stolen items

FIVE people have been arrested for stealing from at least six rental homes in the Benidorm area with keys provided by a real estate...

‘Vanished’ Costa Blanca sandy beach to be restored in multi-million euro project in Spain

A €14.4 million contract has been awarded by the national government to restore Les Deveses beach in Denia. The area has suffered from the some...

EXCLUSIVE: Brits taking on Santander Bank 13 YEARS after their dream house in Spain’s Valencia was ‘illegally’ repossessed

A BRITISH couple are going to court over the 2009 repossession of their dream home in Spain. Tina and Steve Poole are fighting Santander Bank...

Costa Blanca street robbers in Spain grab man and strip him to his underwear where he concealed money

AN Alicante man was robbed in the street and stripped to his underpants by two thieves. The young victim was attacked by two men from...

Costa Blanca city in Spain gets month-long deadline to remove big Francoist memorial

ELCHE council has been given until mid-December to remove a major Francoist symbol in the city. The order to take down the Cross of the...

Police in Spain’s Benidorm arrest major money launderer working for Dutch drugs gang

THE Guardia Civil in Benidorm have arrested a key figure in a Dutch drugs gang- said to be one of Europe's major narcotics trafficking...

EXCLUSIVE: British woman being driven crazy by mysterious high-pitched noise around her Costa Blanca home in Spain

A BRITISH expat is going out of her mind over a high-pitched shrill that’s been plaguing her around her Moraira home. She believes it could...

Overloaded van crammed with stolen iron suffers burst tyre on Costa Blanca motorway in Spain.

A family has been accused of multiple thefts from a glass manufacturing company after a motorway 'blow-out' led to their stolen loot being seized...

Online shopping con defrauds parcel company of nearly €500,000 in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area parcel company was defrauded of €469,000 when it was hit by invoices from a luxury goods distributor based in Poland. The three...

Teenage boy kidnapped and transported by speedboat to Spain’s Costa Blanca from Algeria to sell drugs

A 13-year-old boy was kidnapped in Algeria and brought over by speedboat to Alicante Province to sell drugs. The teenager went to the Policia Nacional...

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