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Buses to Corvera

A TOTAL of four different bus routes will operate to and from Corvera airport starting on January 15 when flights are supposed to start...

Obesity-Related Diabetes raises the Likelihood of dying from a Cardiovascular Disease...

Obesity-related diabetes can raise the likelihood of dying from a cardiovascular disease six fold, states Doctor Carlos Sala, Head of the Obesity Unit and...

Bullring revamp overspend slammed

THE REVAMP of Orihuela’s bullring is set to cost €240,000 more than was initially budgeted, according to Socialist party (PSOE) councillor Carolina Gracia. More in...

Colour codes to beat obesity

THE GOVERNMENT is set to introduce a simple colour code for food and drink labels to help consumers avoid unhealthy and fattening products. It will...

Pylons pulled down

DISMANTLING of the power lines that cross over the sand dunes and pine forest of Guardamar del Segura’s Alfonso XIII park began on Monday. More...

Guardia ground high-flying Brit

A BRITISH man has been arrested at Alicante-Elche airport for trying to board a flight with two suitcases full of marijuana, informed the Guardia...

Social housing for rent in Orihuela Costa

ORIHUELA Costa is to have affordable social housing (VPO) for rent, the regional department for housing (Evha) has announced. The 36 apartments were built several...

Spain backs second referendum call

SPAIN’S Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has joined the growing call for a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union. “If I was Theresa...

Cash to buy housing for rent

THE REGIONAL government is stumping up €40 million to buy properties which can be used to house people on waiting lists. The money is being...

Brit tourists wanted: Gandia taps the London market

BRITISH holidaymakers have always been thin on the ground in Gandia, but local authorities are determined to change all that – they spent three...

Swedish wine tasting season closes

It’s been an absolute pleasure presenting a season of wine tastings to small groups of Swedish visitors enjoying the activity holidays organised for them...

Woman survives Nolotil emergency

A woman collapsed “and very nearly died” after being given the controversial painkiller metamizole in a Marina Alta health centre. The 65-year-old was given Nolotil...

Blanket tourist let approval for all Gandía homes

ANY residential property in Gandia can be automatically registered as tourist accommodation if owners apply, the La Safor district capital's council has confirmed.

The Tommy Robinson soap opera continues

Now that convicted criminal Tommy Robinson has had his bail conditions removed, he is free to go off on his speaking tour of the...

The banks will have to pay

THE PUBLIC outcry caused by a Supreme Court ruling – which reversed a previous decision ordering banks to pay the substantial mortgage tax rather...

Massive refit planned for Vega Baja hospital

VEGA Baja hospital in Orihuela is to be extended to house more services and improve the existing ones, the regional councillor for health Ana...

Scabies outbreak detected at Marina Baixa hospital

Health authorities have detected an outbreak of scabies at Villajoyosa's Marina Baixa hospital that has affected more than 30 people so far.

Deal to tackle Segura rubbish

THE SEGURA river and water authority (CHS) has announced it is going to work with the regional government on a public awareness campaign about...

Road accidents are animal tragic

WANDERING animals are increasingly the cause of road traffic accidents in Valencia and across Spain according to new figures released by the national traffic...

Pego golf urbanisation plans not dead yet

PROTESTS hit the streets back in 2005 when it was announced that an 18-hole green plus a club house and 1,306 villas were due...

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Vote for Life Bill

The right to live!

Costa pet joins march

Casper’s journey home

‘The EU explained’

Climate change

Illegal properties

Insurance problem

Valencian language campaign

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Rain doesn’t stop play in Benidorm

RAIN in Benidorm today (Thursday) morning did not stop play for thousands of Britons who enjoyed the traditional Fancy Dress Party along Calles Mallorca...

What a mess

Colour codes to beat obesity