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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...

TAKING OFF: First flights on sale from UK to new airport in Spain

CORVERA AIRPORT in Spain is now officially among the international destinations in Europe. This follows Jet2.com being the first company to start offering trips from...
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WATCH: House collapse on the Costa Blanca traps two British expats

TWO people have been rescued alive following a partial collapse of a house on the Orihuela Costa. The incident happened at 8am on Wednesday morning...

‘Who wears short shorts?’ – Costa Blanca uniform policy drama

A SCHOOL in Torrevieja has stopped a number of their students from attending classes as they are deemed to be wearing shorts...that are too...

Family who allegedly sold drugs to children arrested

MEMBERS of the same family have been arrested for allegedly selling drugs to young people in a Torrevieja school.  It’s understood that three generations...

Salt flat ‘contamination’ fears on the Costa Blanca

OPPOSITION is growing from a number of organisations and companies about the plans to build a waste treatment plant between Torrevieja and San Miguel...

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...

Countdown to new Costa Blanca market place has begun

THE countdown has begun to the start of the new market place in Orihuela. Everything is now in place for the Tuesday market to move...

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...

The Calendar Girls are coming to the Costa Blanca

ACTS, The Actors Community Theatre, is pleased to announce that its Autumn production will be Calendar Girls by Tim Firth.   Based on the true...

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...

‘Lost’ Costa Blanca parents leave three children alone

THREE young children were rescued from a car in the centre of Alicante after being locked inside, albeit with the windows open. The car with...

‘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...

Costa Blanca drugs plantation found after power surge

NATIONAL POLICE have uncovered a major indoor marijuana plantation in Elche after the electricity supply company reported an unusual amount being consumed...and no records...

Costa car vandal caught on camera

A MAN has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for deliberately scratching a number of cars parked along a road in Crevillente. The middle aged...

Costa locals call for extended beach cover

FOLLOWING the death of an 80-year-old man on Monday after suffering from a cardiac arrest on a beach, people have been demanding more lifeguards...

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...

GRIM DISCOVERY: Brother finds ‘missing’ sister dead in other brother’s workplace

NATIONAL POLICE are investigating the death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found in a building in the centre of Alicante. According to reports,...

HMRC deliver tax warning on the Costa Blanca

HMRC delivered two talks in the Alicante province this week. During their talks they reminded British Nationals, who live in Spain but have assets in...

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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 plaster mine worries “premature”

WITHIN just a handful of days of the start of the campaign, more than 1,000 signatures have been received protesting against plans to open...

Costa Blanca nieces report “years of abuse”

A MAN has been arrested in Murcia by the Guardia Civil accused of abusing two of his nieces when they were children. The two sisters,...

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...

Margaret to walk the walk for Pets in Spain

LATER this month, Margaret Brennan will be walking the 780 kilometre pilgrimage route to raise awareness and funds for Pets In Spain animal rescue...

A JOURNEY OF HOPE: The inspiring tale of Maximus McNeill

MAXIMUS McNeill has an inspiring story about overcoming life’s bumps and bruises. Growing up in Edinburgh, Scotland, and suffering with a stomach disability, he moved...

Mother arrested after hitting her own son

A 28-YEAR-OLD Dominican woman has been arrested in Murcia by the Guardia Civil, after allegedly attacking her 11-year-old son. According to reports, the incident took...

Turkish tourism delights on the Costa Blanca

ALICANTE’S regional tourism secretary, Francesc Colomer, has led a visit to Istanbul to promote the tourism and cultural opportunities on offer within the Valencian...

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...

TAKING OFF: First flights on sale from UK to new airport in Spain

CORVERA AIRPORT in Spain is now officially among the international destinations in Europe. This follows Jet2.com being the first company to start offering trips from...
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WATCH: House collapse on the Costa Blanca traps two British expats

TWO people have been rescued alive following a partial collapse of a house on the Orihuela Costa. The incident happened at 8am on Wednesday morning...