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How a Russian pilot’s call to his ex-girlfriend may have revealed his location in Spain – before he was...

A RUSSIAN military pilot who was murdered in Spain after defecting to Ukraine may have been tracked down by his killers after he invited...

Kremlin brands Maxim Kuzminov, the Russian pilot shot dead in Spain, a ‘criminal traitor’ 

THE Russian pilot Maxim Kuzminov who was found shot dead last week in Villajoyosa in Spain’s Alicante province has been branded a ‘criminal traitor’...

Expat, 33, is assassinated in a car park just metres below tourist apartments on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE bullet-ridden body of a Ukrainian man was found in a Villajoyosa community garage on Tuesday. The victim, 33, had been shot at least five...

Hospital in Spain’s Benidorm area will get extra beds in change to €47m project that started construction last year

CHANGES will be made in the current expansion project at Villajoyosa's Marina Baixa Hospital to create more spaces for beds. Work started last year to...

Revealed: Where you will earn the most and the least renting out your holiday home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IF you are looking for a bargain holiday home rental for the rest of winter on the Costa Blanca, then you should focus on...

‘Illegal’ eyesore hotel on Spain’s Costa Blanca will be partly demolished 21 YEARS after construction

A 21-YEAR paralysis of a controversial Villajoyosa hotel project is set to be resolved by a partial demolition to bring it into line with...

Woman freed after being forced into prostitution for six years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 28-YEAR-OLD woman has been rescued by the Guardia Civil in Villajoyosa after being forced into prostitution during her six year stay in Spain The...

Police arrest man who made gunpowder and upgraded machine guns at his Costa Blanca home in Spain

A FORMER solider has been arrested in Villajoyosa for operating a clandestine workshop where he upgraded weapons and made gunpowder and metal gun cartridges. The...

Luxury cars stolen from Spain’s Benidorm area to be resold with false plates and changed VIN numbers

A BENIDORM area gang has been arrested for stealing five high-end cars which they planned to resell after changing vehicle VIN numbers. The Policia Nacional...

Big €48.5 million tram boost for Spain’s Benidorm area moves another step closer

EIGHT companies have bid for a €48.5 million contract to modernise the Tram d'Alacant service in the Benidorm area. The work includes doubling and electrifying...

Two men are jailed for rape of young British tourist in Spain’s Benidorm

TWO ALGERIAN men have been arrested for allegedly raping a British tourist in the Benidorm area on August 25. The age of the victim has...

Axe-wielding jilted husband, 40, kidnaps wife’s lover, 28, before forcing him to undress while taking ‘degrading’ photos on his...

A VILLAJOYOSA court is investigating the kidnapping of a man, 28, who was forced to pose for degrading naked photos at the behest of...

Two members of Europe-wide hotel safe robbery gang arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE POLICIA NACIONAL in a joint operation with the Mossos d'Esquadra, have arrested two members of a gang that stole from hotel room safes...

Major new road link will cut journey times to Costa Blanca hospital in Spain

JOURNEY times to the Marina Baixa Hospital in Villajoyosa will be reduced thanks to a new €3.4 million road project- the construction of which...

Man suffers 11-day kidnapping ordeal as gang demands €350,000 ransom on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 27-year-old Villajoyosa man suffered a kidnapping and hostage ordeal for 11 days as his captors demanded €350,000 ransom from his family in Algeria He...

Gang stole high-end cars to use for spare parts in Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX people have been arrested in Aspe and Petrer in a long-running Policia Nacional probe into the theft of high-end vehicles that were scrapped...

Police warn of ‘killer’ drug that’s cheaper than cocaine on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have warned that Costa Blanca drug dealers may be trying to sell a synthetic narcotic named 'Alpha' that prove fatal to users. A small...

First spring sightings of poisonous Portuguese Man O’War in Spain’s Costa Blanca waters

THE FIRST spring sightings of Portuguese Man O'War have been made in the sea not far from popular Costa Blanca beaches. The Institute of Coastal...

Italian man taken to hospital after base jump goes wrong at Benidorm hotel on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ITALIAN base jumper was injured on Thursday after his leap off the Gran Hotel Bali in Benidorm went badly wrong. He was competing in...

Man saved from drowning in Benidorm hotel swimming pool in Spain

A 54-YEAR-OLD man was found unconscious in a Benidorm hotel swimming pool on Wednesday evening. He was spotted in the pool at the hotel on...

British woman seriously injured after hotel balcony fall in Spain’s Benidorm

A BRITISH woman, 36, is in a serious condition after falling from a sixth-floor Benidorm hotel balcony early on Saturday morning. The accident happened around...

British man arrested in Spain’s Benidorm after stabbing customer in ‘English Zone’ bar argument

A British man has been arrested after stabbing a man he was arguing with at a Benidorm bar in the city's 'English Zone' on...

Irish man stabs fellow tourist in Benidorm holiday apartments on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A FIGHT involving two Irish holidaymakers staying in a Benidorm tourist apartment ended up with one of them being stabbed and requiring hospital treatment. The...

Sacked Malaga worker assaults and kidnaps boss before driving him for hours to Spain’s Benidorm area

A SACKED Malaga farm worker assaulted his boss and forced him to go on a 500 kilometre car journey to the Benidorm area. The victim,...

Costa Blanca gang stole high-end cars to export out of Spain

POLICE have busted an Alicante Province gang that exported stolen cars to France following two-and-a-half years of investigations. 15 people have been arrested in a...

Phone scam extorts bars and restaurants over ‘unpaid’ electricity bills on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil has broken up a Madrid gang who said they'd cut off electricity to 26 Alicante Province hotels and restaurants after falsely...

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