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Scammers tricked elderly people with ‘winning’ lottery ticket offer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Spaniards have been arrested on a Benidorm campsite over a lottery ticket con that scammed over €42,000 out of elderly people in Alicante,...

Extortionists demanded €14,000 from holiday home landlords to leave squatted properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A gang who charged a €14,000 'leaving fee' to Villajoyosa holiday home landlords has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. Four members of the crew...

Thieves break into 20 petrol station station shops to steal cash and cigarette machines in Spain’s Valencia

A gang plundered over 20 service station shops across the Valencia Community in a spree of overnight robberies. They smashed through shop windows and doors...

IN PICS: Benidorm cliff drama after man falls into sea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man cheated death on Monday evening after falling off a cliff into the sea at Benidorm's Cala de Finestrat. The 34-year-old victim was saved...

Two Costa Blanca beaches in Spain shamed with ‘black flag’ awards due to sewage dumped into sea

TWO Alicante Province beaches have been awarded Black Flags for 2022 by environmental group, Ecologists in Action. Cala Lanuza(pictured) and Cala Baeza between El Campello...

Benidorm family drugs gang converted squatted homes into drug dens and sales points on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm drugs gang operating out of three illegally occupied Villajoyosa homes has been brought down in a joint Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional...

Drunk British tourist in Benidorm pulled out unconscious from sea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A drunk British tourist was saved from drowning in the sea in Benidorm on Thursday. The 61-year-old man decided to go for a dip in...

British man drowns at Costa Blanca ravine in Spain in fourth loss of life since early April

A 25-year-old British man drowned in the Bolulla river at Callosa d'en Sarria on Monday, making it the fourth death in the same area...

Fresh bill of health for Benidorm as big tender gets advertised on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A €4.6 million construction tender has been advertised for Benidorm's new Rincon de Loix health centre. The new facility will replace the current two-floor clinic...

IN PICS: Motorist survives horrific plunge off Benidorm area motorway on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A female motorist survived a plunge of several metres down an embankment on Thursday off the AP-7 motorway on the Costa Blanca. Her vehicle careered...

Costa Blanca carer steals jewellery from nursing home residents for pawn shop sales in Spain’s Benidorm and Granada

A woman worked for just a week in a Costa Blanca nursing home and stole jewellery from three residents. Five items made from gold ended...

Serial robbers hit Costa Blanca bars and restaurants in Spain to plunder cash tills and fruit machines

TWO men who robbed six bars and restaurants in the Villajoyosa area of the Costa Blanca have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The duo,...

Benidorm area hospital doubling its size to match rising population on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK on a massive expansion of Villajoyosa's Marina Baixa Hospital could get under way as soon as April. That follows the announcement of a €47...

Home robbers used plastic cards to ‘slip’ front door latches in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THREE men have been charged over 14 home robberies in the Finestrat and Villajoyosa areas of Alicante Province. The gang used the 'slip' method to...

Spectacular Benidorm area path offers new and unique gorge views for walkers visiting Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new elevated wooden walkway through a gorge is now part of an extended path that's not for the faint-hearted in Alicante Province It's based...

Benidorm drugs gang is collared by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm area drugs gang has been brought down by the Policia Nacional. Five men and five women of different but undisclosed nationalities have been...

Costa Blanca mayor faces COVID-19 vaccine queue-jumping trial after judge in Spain throws out appeal

A Villajoyosa judge has rejected an appeal from a Costa Blanca mayor that there's not enough evidence for him to be prosecuted for illegally...

Leading chocolate maker Valor based outside Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca celebrates its 140th anniversary

SPAIN'S leading chocolate manufacturer, Valor, has celebrated its 140th anniversary by announcing profits of €10.6 million. The company had a turnover of €128 million in...

Dutch national arrested in Benidorm for attempted murder of fellow countryman during drunken bar brawl on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Dutch man who fled Spain after a bar stabbing has been arrested months later on an attempted murder charge by the Guardia Civil...

Dramatic Benidorm area rescue after two women are trapped in blazing Costa Blanca apartment in Spain

TWO women were rescued after a fire trapped them inside their Benidorm area beachside apartment. The blaze started at 12.40 this Tuesday morning at a...

Benidorm insurance brokers on Spain’s Costa Blanca scammed clients with fake charges for policies

A Benidorm insurance brokerage scammed at least 36 people since 2017 by pocketing money paid out for bogus policy price rises. Other victims have not...

Police bust cocaine gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca where members led ‘life of luxury’

A Columbian-led cocaine gang has been busted by the Policia Nacional on the Costa Blanca. They've been accused of large-scale drug trafficking as they distributed...

Miracle escape for Benidorm toddler who fell from a second-floor apartment balcony on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A toddler escaped any apparent serious injury after falling from the second floor of a Benidorm apartment block last Tuesday afternoon(August 17). The accident happened...

Body of blue shark that appeared in Benidorm washes up on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A blue shark that swam to the shore of Benidorm's Poniente beach last Thursday has died. The 2.5 metre female was spotted aground on Saturday...

Shark that forced swimmers out of the water in Benidorm reappears off nearby beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BLUE shark that swam close to the shore of Benidorm's Poniente beach on Thursday has popped up a a few kilometres south at...

Jewels stolen from nursing home resident are pawned off by caregiver in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A Villajoyosa nursing home worker has been arrested for stealing jewellery and money from a 94-year-old resident. The Guardia Civil also arrested the owner of...

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