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Weather warnings updated

State weather agency AEMET has issued new warnings for Alicante province which show a worsening situation. The alert for heavy rain for the north of...

Hunt ‘uncomfortable’ over legal aid for Shamima Begum

The Foreign Secretary has said giving Shamima Begum access to legal aid to challenge the decision to deprive her of UK citizenship would make...

Missing mum and child found in Miramar orange groves

A mum and her nine-year-old daughter spent two days wandering lost around the countryside in the Bellreguard and Daimús area, sparking a district-wide police...

Life saving scans

A bowel cancer screening programme open to all residents aged 50 to 69 in La Safor has detected 103 cases in four years -...

Healthcare staff protest

Numberous Castellón province health sector professionals demonstrated late last week to protest about the situation they are living through.

In support of Albariño

If, like myself, you love the wonderful fruit driven white wines of DO Rías Baixas, Galicia, North West Spain, you may be asking, ‘Does...

Drunk British footballer kicked-off plane

THE 25 members of a British amateur football club, most of whom appeared to be drunk, were escorted off a plane at Alicante-Elche airport,...

British teen’s alleged rapist released

Italian man who was accused of forcing the 17-year-old in her cruiser cabin, in international waters between Mallorca and Valencia, walks free without charges...

Scotsman suspect in Benidorm death released

A 33-YEAR-OLD man, who was being remanded in prison, over the death of a fellow Scotsman in Benidorm on March 12, has been released...

Easter washout on the cards

ALICANTE province and Murcia region are set to be hit by five days of rain, according to state weather agency AEMET. The inclement weather, associated...

Mud bathing banned

THE NATIONAL government has confirmed that mud bathing on the shore of Torrevieja lake is not permitted. An ‘immediate’ prohibition has come into force. Full story...

Torrevieja town hall declares war on plastic bags

A TOTAL of 10,000 reusable bags will be handed out to shoppers in Torrevieja to make people more conscious of the misuse of plastic. Councillor...

Most expensive parking spot in Alicante

A GIANT Russian cargo plane which is ‘stuck’ at Alicante-Elche airport is providing a boon to state coffers. Volga-Dnepr Airlines is having to pay more...

Man shoots at his neighbours

A 58-YEAR-old man has been arrested for taking pot shots at his neighbours with an air rifle from the balcony of his apartment in...

‘Outdated’ divorce laws could be changed

"OUTDATED" divorce laws could be changed to make it easier for couples to split up in a bid to avoid leaving a "terrible mark"...

Milestones Thresa May could still pass as PM

By Ian Jones, PA Theresa May clocked up 1,000 days as Prime Minister on Monday April 8. She has indicated her intention to stand down before...

Land exchange deal in court

The controversial agreement signed by construction company Gomendio and Orihuela council in 2003 over Cala Mosca is being investigated by Elche’s court for contentious...

Give us this day our daily wine!

It was a Methodist church we went to, so we certainly weren’t beseeching the above – and here’s me writing this on a Sunday...

Park status challenged

Four companies (construction and farming) have appealed to the courts against the regional government decree awarding protection status to the Sierra Escalona area. Full story...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Benidorm bashing

Passport renewal

The whims of children

A dog’s Brexit

What is politics?

WTO rules OK

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