Costa Blanca South

A SCAM ARTIST tricked a transsexual into believing she could turn him from a man into a woman using magic as a court case continues. The Santa Pola ‘psychic medium’…
THE life-saving actions of two Guardia Civil officers at Alicante–Elche Airport have been praised after they attended an unconscious child lying on the floor. Officers spotted a ditressed, young couple…
CHET SANDHU made his mark in the crime world by smuggling the largest haul of black market steroids in Spanish history at the time, worth almost €1 million. Gurchettan Sandhu,…
SPAIN’S National Police force is investigatng a human skeleton found buried on a beach in Alicante on the Costa Blanca. A man walking his dog in the El Saladar area…
DRUNKEN passengers who forced an Alicante-bound plane to make an emergency landing have now been sentenced. Strangers sitting nearby to each other began drinking heavily on the flight, becoming increasingly…
AN Italian mafia boss and five gang members arrested for stealing fruit and vegetables worth €2.5 million in Alicante Province. Officers of the Guardia Civil received a number of complaints…
A TEENAGER has been killed and two others were injured after a drunk driver crashed into them in Alicante. Police arrested the driver who tested positive for both drugs and…
A FIGHT broke out between allegedly drunk passengers on a Ryanair flight from Newcastle to Alicante. The scuffle, during which holidaymakers threw punches at each other as the plane came…
AN OFF-DUTY local police officer and a tour guide teamed up to stop an attempted kidnapping in Torrevieja. The shocking incident took place on La Cura beach, popular with British…
A BOY of eight has been murdered and a pregnant woman tied up and beaten in Elda in the province of Alicante, Spain. Hearing a loud scream and seeing that…
A DUTCHMAN and his Spanish female partner have been arrested for trying to blackmail an old lover out of €100,000. The 52-year-old woman contacted her former ‘friend’ a now married…
THE PROVINCE of Alicante has been lashed by heavy rain, strong winds and thunderstorms as it experiences one of the wettest months of August on record. Spanish national meteorological office…
CHEERED on by expats Team Sky’s Chris Froome made the most of yesterday’s stage nine steep finish on the Costa Blanca to claim the victory at La Cumbre del Sol.…
NINE pateras carrying at least 79 immigrants reached the Costa Blanca in barely 48 hours. A first boat was found empty on Cap Negret beach in Altea and another at…
A SPATE of animal poisonings has sparked outrage. Two dogs were killed within a week in the Pintor Sorolla area of Santa Pola, leading furious animal activists to organise a…
A RESIDENT of Torrevieja was arrested by an off-duty member of the National Police for wielding a knife. The 40-year-old – believed to have a history of mental illness -…
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