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Malaga Spain: Hundreds of British tourists in near-miss plane incident

theolivepress.com reported HUNDREDS of British tourists are breathing a huge sigh of relief after two planes were involved in a near-miss at Malaga airport. Aviation authorities have announced that an incoming Ryanair flight from Leeds came within 150 metres of a Glasgow-bound Jet2 plane. Read Article

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Spain: First confirmed case of Ebola in Europe, nurse cared for deceased missionary

abc.es reported one of the auxiliary nurse who attended hospital Carlos III the missionary Manuel García old, deceased on September 25 by ebola, and given positive for ebola. Therefore it is confirmed as the first case contagion of ebola in Spain and Europe. Women joined the Alcorcón hospital by a significant rise in fever this [...]

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Spain: Thousands of British expats duped into buying illegally built properties, now have hope

Thousands of Britons who were duped into buying illegally built properties in Spain have been offered fresh hope after four British families were awarded more than £140,000 compensation in a landmark ruling. A Spanish court in Almeria, a city in Andalusia, south east Spain, this week ruled the families bought the properties in good faith. [...]

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Spain: Tourist from UK arrested after filing false claim of stolen belongings to collect insurance

europapress.es reported the National Police have arrested a British tourist 69 years for a crime simulation crime of stealing some of his belongings and money, contained in his suitcase in a hotel in Playa de Palma, for the insurance. In a statement, officials detailing the detainee filed a complaint for theft inside a suitcase, 450 [...]

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Ibiza Spain: UK warns female tourists, they may be rape targets

travel.aol.co.uk reported British holiday girls in Ibiza have been warned not to walk home alone – as they have become rape targets on the party island. British consulate officials even put up signs warning girls to stay with their friends or “it could cost you your life”. It is believed British girls are under threat [...]

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Magdaluf Spain: Authorities get tough on bar crawls

thelocal.es reported Island authorities are hoping to clamp down on the drunk and disorderly behaviour of Magaluf holiday revellers by minimizing numbers on the notorious alcohol-fuelled bar crawls. Calviá mayor Manuel Onieva announced on Tuesday the new legislation, a move which local authorities hope will help to start cleaning up the appalling reputation of the [...]

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Spain: Tourist killed on rollercoaster at theme park in Benidorm

thelocal.es reported an 18-year-old from Iceland teen was killed on Monday afternoon while riding on a rollercoaster at Benidorm’s Terra Mitica theme park with his father and brother, officials said. An 18-year-old from Iceland teen was killed on Monday afternoon while riding on a rollercoaster at Benidorm’s Terra Mitica theme park with his father and [...]

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Spain: Tourist from UK Injured in Waterslide mishap at Aqualandia

A theme park outing went horribly wrong in Spain when a British tourist, Jamie Norman, had his face smashed open while riding a waterslide at Aqualandia, in the resort of Benidorm. He had been standing in a capsule 33 metres high and it was on his third go that things went wrong. The slide is [...]

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Valencia Spain: Missing American found in hospital, police were never informed

THE family of a US citizen who went ‘missing’ in Valencia had been hunting him for three days with the help of a police search party before discovering he had been in hospital all that time – and nobody had alerted the authorities. Tim Marr, 44, disappeared in the city on Tuesday last week (February [...]

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British editor and his wife killed after being hit by a car in Spain

The BBC reports that a former editor of the Daily Star and Sunday Express has been run over and killed in Spain, along with his wife. Brian Hitchen, 77, and his wife Nelli were struck by a car on Sunday while crossing a road in Altea, near Benidorm, on the country’s east coast. Mr Hitchen [...]

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