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JACKPOT: Costa Blanca slot machine cheater arrested

NATIONAL POLICE based in Alicante have arrested a man who allegedly falsely obtained more than €2,000 from a slot machine. According to reports, he manipulated...

Costa Blanca Hospital repairs finally underway

AFTER several minor ceiling collapses in the Marina Baixa Hospital in Villajoyosa in less than 18 months, a programme of emergency work is now...

Iconic Benidorm club forced to close

AFTER being open for five years, the popular KM Club in Benidorm will be forced to close after having its licence revoked by the...

Fake goods trade is hurting Benidorm’s economy

BENIDORM’S Independent Trade Association (AICO) is blaming the proliferation of shops that allegedly sell fake goods as one reason for a fall in income...

Drone finds missing Costa Blanca migrants

AFTER a search that lasted all night, Benidorm’s Local Police have found three missing migrants from a boat that was found on the coast...

PABLO PICASSO: Celebrating a Spanish icon with studio open day

OCTOBER sees the 137th birthday of one of Spain’s great artists, Pablo Picasso. His birthday has been recognised worldwide as International Artists’ Day and the...

Much needed ambulance reinforcements to arrive to the Costa Blanca

AFTER a number of complaints from both local people and councils, the Marina Alta will soon have their ambulance service reinforced with two new...

Costa Blanca financial advice firm wins major European award

A BOUTIQUE financial planning firm based on the Costa Blanca has sent waves through the world of finance after picking up one of the...

Spain to UK flight declares emergency after take-off

A FLIGHT from Spain to the UK declared an emergency after the landing gear failed to retract after take-off. The flight – BA2631 – had...

All change for euro notes in Spain

THE European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will enter into circulation on May 28, 2019. After the...

New proposal to scrap the inheritance tax in Spain

SPAIN’S centre-right party Ciudadanos (C’s) has announced proposals for a zero rate of inheritance tax.  They have asked the PSOE Government to scrap the...

Aid for those who need it most in Costa Blanca municipality

SAN VICENTE del Raspeig Council has announced that it plans to allocate €150,000 towards paying housing costs for disadvantaged families in the municipality. According to...

Yes, the Spanish do stay in Benidorm!

EVERY year, many thousands of Spanish pensioners visit the Costa Blanca thanks to the State sponsored IMERSO project...although this year it’s going to cost...

Burn out on the Costa Blanca

FIREFIGHTERS had to remove three butane gas cylinders that were in imminent danger of exploding when a motor home caught fire. They were called to...

IN PICTURES: Grant A Wish Pink and Blue charity ball declared a €16,000 glittering...

A RECORD breaking €16,000 was raised for an array of worthy causes at the second Annual Oceana Grant A Wish Pink and Blue Ball. In...

Mother and child trapped in car wreckage on the Costa Blanca

A WOMAN and her five-year-old child were left trapped in a car after an accident in Albufereta. Just after 8am on Monday morning a car...

Migrant death toll rises in Spain

ALMOST three times the number of people died trying to reach Spain during the first half of 2018, with 318 deaths recorded. Between January and...

‘Home alone’ dad arrested after abandoning kids to go to the beach

A FATHER has been arrested in Valencia after leaving his two children ‘home alone’ so he could go to the beach.  The incident might...

‘Frightening’ tornados strike the Costa Blanca

PEOPLE from across the Vega Baja area and the southern Costa Blanca witnessed spectacular weather phenomena as a tornado made its way across Guardamar...

65 drowning deaths recorded in Spain during August alone

A BODY pulled from the sea off Velez-Malaga last week marked the 65th drowning in Spain during August. As yet it is unclear whether the...

BANNED: Cars to be prohibited near Costa Blanca beaches

ACCESS to La Barraca Bay and  Portitxol Playas in Javea will be closed to cars next summer to safeguard bathers. The tourism department claims the roads...

Costa Blanca ill-prepared as ‘storm season’ fast approaches

AS September arrives every year, it’s the time when weather forecasters start to talk about the famous ‘Gota Fria’, the prolonged and heavy rain...

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Costa Blanca thieves caught red handed carrying a stolen cash register

NATIONAL POLICE officers have arrested two thieves in Denia in connection with alleged robberies carried out on a house and commercial premises. The events took...

Police seize 80 kilos of hashish from drug gang on the Costa del Sol

A DRUG trafficking operation has been shut down after 80 kilos of hashish was seized and four people arrested. The National Police and officers from...

Prison for Costa Blanca child abuser

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to four and a half year in prison for sexually abusing his partner’s daughter in Denia. According to reports,...

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Costa Blanca thieves caught red handed carrying a stolen cash register

NATIONAL POLICE officers have arrested two thieves in Denia in connection with alleged robberies carried out on a house and commercial premises. The events took...

Prison for Costa Blanca child abuser

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to four and a half year in prison for sexually abusing his partner’s daughter in Denia. According to reports,...

Three cheers for U3A group leaders!

THERE are so many willing volunteer members of the Javea U3A – but the prize for the most industrious must go to one particular...

The Church offers a cool, new place to congregrate on the Costa Blanca!

THE CHURCH, a place to worship your favourite flavours, and straight out of Ireland, gets off to a flourishing start in Albir on Spain's...

EVACUATED: Poison gas cloud hits Costa pool

THIRTEEN people – 12 of them children – have suffered from the effects of poisoning while they were swimming in or stayed around the...

Benidorm looking to lure new off-season visitors with new promotion

FOLLOWING the news that up to half a million fewer Brits are expected to have visited Benidorm this year steps are being taken to...

‘Vertical Garden’ to get new lease of life on the Costa Blanca

BEFORE the end of this year, the iconic ‘Vertical Garden’ in San Vicente del Raspeig will be brought back to life. Two companies have submitted...

JACKPOT: Costa Blanca slot machine cheater arrested

NATIONAL POLICE based in Alicante have arrested a man who allegedly falsely obtained more than €2,000 from a slot machine. According to reports, he manipulated...

Costa Blanca Hospital repairs finally underway

AFTER several minor ceiling collapses in the Marina Baixa Hospital in Villajoyosa in less than 18 months, a programme of emergency work is now...

Iconic Benidorm club forced to close

AFTER being open for five years, the popular KM Club in Benidorm will be forced to close after having its licence revoked by the...