489894 Altamira

Free trip swindlers arrested

FOUR suspected swindlers have been arrested in Benidorm for allegedly conning tourists with the method of offering free excursions. Police sources reveal that the suspects,...

Altea tap water drinkable

Altea town hall has lifted all restrictions on the use of tap water this afternoon after recieiving a final OK from the regional Public...

Bullfight ban backed by court

THE BULLFIGHTING and animal circus ban which was voted in 18 months ago at an Orihuela full council meeting has been given the green...

Thieves steal generator from dog rescue centre

THIEVES on Sunday night broke in to the ADANA dog rescue centre in the foothills of Estepona and stole a portable generator that the...

‘Padrón’ alarm

THE LATEST figures published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) are definitely not good news for two of the Costa's most important towns:...

High hopes for Costa ‘floor clause’ victims

BANK customer associations estimate between 140,000 and 160,000 mortgage payers in Alicante province will be able to claim back amounts overcharged by banks due...

Expats’ indoor marijuana plantations dismantled

Police detained five Dutch nationals this week, as marijuana plants worth almost €6000 were seized in town houses in Calpe, Benissa, Callosa d'En Sarría...

Under attack

THE highly unusual weather registered in the Valencia region this winter, with temperatures several degrees above normal levels, have created the ideal conditions for...

Tourism tax bombshell

AS PART of the fiscal reforms being contemplated by the regional government in Valencia, experts are revising plans that could see the 'tasa turística'...

‘Brexpats’ talk

BRITISH Consul Sarah-Jane Morris, together with Vice Consul Sara Munsterhjelm, consular staff and ‘Brexpats in Spain’ regional representative Richard Hill, embarked on the second...

Too late for the Selomar

The investor group in charge of restoring the problematic Selomar hotel on Benidorm’s Levante beach has lost the contract due to delays on starting...

Marbella residents set to vote on use of €2 million

RESIDENTS of Marbella are being asked to vote on how to spend a total of €2 million in next year’s municipal budget, with town...

Family appeal in search for missing Briton

THE family of a British man who has gone missing in Estepona is appealing for information from anyone who may have seen him. Ian...

International success for La Nucía

An estimated 11,000 people attended La Nucía's fifth International Day on Sunday at the Camilo Cano Sports Centre. The main arena was transformed into a riot...

ADVERTISEMENT

POPULAR NEWS

Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...