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Expat families left ‘drowning in plastic’ on Costa Blanca seafront

A QUIET drink in a seafront cafe in La Mata turned into a bid to help save the environment last Wednesday for two British...

Calls for more ambulances following tragic death of British boy in Orihuela

IN the days following the death of the nine-year-old boy, Kai, from the Orihuela Costa after a freak football accident on the beach, one...

Group arrested for bringing counterfeit money into Spain

TWO men in Alicante and a third in Barcelona have been arrested by the National Police in connection with introducing counterfeit money to Spain...

Whale found dead with 29 kilos of plastic in stomach in Costa Blanca

REGIONAL government authorities in Murcia have said that the sperm whale washed up off the coast at the end of February died as...

Expat family in Spain launch €100,000 appeal for 10-year-old with brain tumour

THE FAMILY of a ten-year-old Costa Blanca boy who needs specialist radiotherapy in the United States has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to help...

Irish Pub Crawl coming to the Costa Blanca

FOR the first time ever in Spain, Orihuela Costa will be the location for an Irish Pub Crawl. Organised by the town hall, that...

Police smash international drug dealing ring on Costa Blanca

COLLABORATION between the Guardia Civil and the Spanish Tax Agency has resulted in the arrest of 21 people across the Alicante Province that had...

Probe launched after man is crushed by forklift truck

A SOUTH AMERICAN national was killed after being crushed by a forklift truck as he went about his daily work in Dolores. The 38-year-old...

Cemetery robber arrested in Orihuela

A THIEF who allegedly caused damage to as many as five cemeteries in Crevillente has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Orihuela....

British boy dies after beach collision in Costa Blanca

A BRITISH boy has died in the Alicante General hospital after being involved in a football accident on an Orihuela Costa beach on...

Fines proposed for motorhomes that camp illegally in Costa Blanca

CARAVANS and motorhomes that have parked up illegally have had their day. A by-law passed by the coalition governing council in Elche means that those...

Rescue teams search the seas for missing passenger in Costa Blanca

EIGHT rescue boats and two cruise ships are actively searching for a missing passenger off the coast of Mazarron after they fell into the...

New weather station unveiled in Orihuela

RESIDENTS and tourists along the Orihuela Costa will in future get a better weather forecast. This will be thanks to a new weather station that...

Police catch online fraudsters behind €300,000 scam

NATIONAL POLICE operating from Alicante have caught a number of people behind two unrelated scams worth €300,000. There were two separate investigations after a...

Toll-free Costa Blanca motorway approved

VALENCIA’S regional government has voted to support the removal of the tolls on the AP-7 motorway. The decision was a unanimous one although the...

Costa Blanca farm workers arrested for stealing €200,000 worth of material

WORKING under the cover of ‘Operation ROCHERO’, members of the Guardia Civil across the Murcia Region have arrested three people for stealing significant amounts...

Teacher arrested over child abuse claims in Torrevieja

OFFICERS from the Guardia Civil have arrested a 70-year-old Colombian man in Torrevieja for alleged sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl who was a...

Uproar at loss of local ambulance in Costa Blanca

ONCE again, the municipality of San Fulgencio - that includes Urbanisation La Marina - has incurred the wrath of many of its residents. This...

Alicante-Elche Airport increases flights to Russia

THE Costa Blanca will see a doubling of its flights with Russia this year and as such plans to welcome 300,000 tourists. For some years,...

Costa Blanca gang behind fifty crimes apprehended

SIX members of a gang have been arrested by officers of the Guardia Civil in connection with almost 50 crimes in Elche, Crevillente and...

‘Exceptional quality’ fake football shirts lead to arrest

A 27-YEAR-OLD Irishman from Torrevieja has been arrested at Alicante-Elche Airport in possession of fake football shirts. The counterfeit garments – estimated to be worth...

International drug traffickers smashed by police in Spain

NATIONAL POLICE have dismantled a suspected international group of alleged drug traffickers in Malaga Province that are believed to have been operating between Spain...

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Balcony fall injures 5 year-old child in southern Spain

A FIVE year-old boy has been wounded after falling from a balcony in Manilva. The child fell from the first floor of a house and...

Police seize 340 kilos of clams in Costa del Sol raids

A 340 kilogram haul of clams has been seized in a joint police raid in Marbella and Manilva. The seafood was found in sports bags...

Jellyfish invasion closes Costa Blanca beach

VISITORS to beaches up and down the Costa Blanca have been greeted by a larger than expected number of jellyfish for this time of...

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Jellyfish invasion closes Costa Blanca beach

VISITORS to beaches up and down the Costa Blanca have been greeted by a larger than expected number of jellyfish for this time of...

The earth won’t move for you!

ON Monday April 23 there WILL be a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the Murcia area... and that WILL be followed by another 5.7 in...

THE ITALIAN JOB: Counterfeit money introduced to Spain from Italy

TWO men in Alicante and a third in Barcelona have been arrested by the National Police in connection with introducing counterfeit money to Spain...

Guardia Civil investigating child hanging

A TWELVE-YEAR-OLD boy has been found hanged in Murcia. The youngster was discovered in the house where he lived with his family in a neighbourhood...

€2,000 fundraiser for 10-year-old brain tumour boy on Costa Blanca

MORE THAN 500 people filled a large corner of Consum Square in Urbanisation La Marina at the first of a number of fund-raising events...

Third of vehicles on Costa Blanca roads are ‘illegal’

ONE in every three vehicles in the Alicante Province is on the road illegally it is claimed... because they don’t have a valid ITV...

Helicopter pilots to get more time to fight the forest fires

IN readiness for the next forest fire season, the Spanish government have issued a change to how they are fought... but it’s not been...

Expat families left ‘drowning in plastic’ on Costa Blanca seafront

A QUIET drink in a seafront cafe in La Mata turned into a bid to help save the environment last Wednesday for two British...

Calls for more ambulances following tragic death of British boy in Orihuela

IN the days following the death of the nine-year-old boy, Kai, from the Orihuela Costa after a freak football accident on the beach, one...

Group arrested for bringing counterfeit money into Spain

TWO men in Alicante and a third in Barcelona have been arrested by the National Police in connection with introducing counterfeit money to Spain...