Owner of halal butchers shop in Altea shot
Witnesses to the shooting told the Spanish press, they heard a single gunshot inside the shop around 11am, following which, a man ran out of the building, got behind the wheel of a parked high end car and fled the scene. The owner subsequently came out ...
Seven reasons to love La Vila rugby
Villajoyosa has hosted the annual International Rugby Seven a Side Tournament, played at the La Vila Rugby Stadium for the past thirty years with the competition catering for all levels of senior seven-a-side rugby, being divided into two sections ...
Hotel Hospes Amérigo
It sits just two streets behind the Explanada de España maritime promenade, which is paved with more than six million tiles to look like waves lapping the beach. Postiguet beach and Rambla Mendez Nuñez shopping street are a one-minute stroll away ...
For Spanish fishermen, sea's bounty includes plastic
The company, which employs 18 people and posted a turnover of 4.5 million euros ($4.8 million) this year, already sells its jackets and backpacks made from recycled waste in upscale shops such as Harrods in London and Bloomingdale's in New York.
Now, high-end clothes made of bottles, fishing nets and tyres
French tourist rescued by helicopter
Once the group were located on the mountain, the sick man was attended to at the scene, then quickly transferred to the Hospital Marina Baixa in Villajoyosa, where he remained for observation. Rescue services are aware that with the arrival of warmer ...
How to Pintxos Crawl Your Way Through San Sebastián, Spain
The coastal city is home to three of Spain's five Michelin-star restaurants and also the birthplace of its thriving txokos tradition—txokos being the exclusive experimental gastronomy societies that have been meeting to cook and dine together since ...
'Costa del Tees': Life's a beach for ex pats in popular holiday resort of Benidorm
“But I'm more than happy in Spain now. A drink out along the beach in Levante is a bit warmer than Seaton Carew.” Now for Elvis, not the real one of course, but Elvis impersonator Dave Keegan, an ex-miner from Horden, County Durham who moved to Spain ...
How these Spanish fishermen use plastic waste to make high-end clothing line
The company, which employs 18 people and posted a turnover of 4.5 million euros ($4.8 million) this year, already sells its jackets and backpacks made from recycled waste in upscale shops such as Harrods in London and Bloomingdale in New York.
British tourist raped repeatedly in Benidorm
... Romanian man was arrested on suspicion of rape on Friday. Benidorm attracts around 1 million British visitors a year. It boasts around 600 bars including 70 British theme pubs and replicas of Wigan and Blackpool piers, as well as 10 fish and chip ...
North East Ex-pats enjoying the sunshine of the Costa Blanca share their stories
It may be the off-season now in Spain's Costa Blanca resorts but that doesn't mean difficult times for two native North Easterners. In fact, for Gillian Cameron her business portfolio has just got bigger with the purchase of the Beauty Box hairdressing ...