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Benidorm honks horns for support

Under the slogan 'ERTE o Muerte' (ERTE or death), a noisy protest rally of hundreds of vehicles took place through the streets of Benidorm...

Madrid and ‘Spain’ will work together

AFTER months of verbal warfare over the handling of the Covid-19 crisis, PM Pedro Sánchez (PSOE) and Madrid regional president Isabel Díaz Ayuso (PP)...

Holiday voucher for Valencia region residents

THE regional tourism sector has been thrown a lifeline by the Valencian government after it announced this week that it will be issuing a...

Madrid to impose local lockdowns in 37 districts

Madrid regional authorities have announced local lockdowns affecting 37 districts in the south of the city and nearby towns in a attempt to stop...

EIB finances flood repairs and prevention

THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) is financing the Valencia government with €100 million in loans to reconstruct infrastructures that were damaged by the DANA...

Drug gang kidnap drama

Two Britons are amongst 18 suspects rounded up in connection with a case that involved drug dealing, kidnap and torture in the south of...

Homeless killers jailed

The provincial court has sentenced two homeless men to prison for the homicide of another vagrant man who they beat to death in Torrevieja...

Tourism trade demands ‘respect’ in Benidorm

Sunday morning saw somewhere in the region of 1,000 people turn out for the peaceful “Respect for all in the tourism sector” march in...

New Covid-19 measures begin in Murcia region today – and in...

A package of new measures to lower the Covid-19 contagion rate in Spain agreed to by all regional governmenets under the ministry of health...

Regions to curb smoking in latest Covid-19 measures

SPAIN continues to fight new flare-ups of Covid-19 with regions imposing local lockdowns and extra measures in an attempt to curb contagion. The latest new...

Free room for self-isolating tourists

FREE hotel accommodation will be provided for any tourists who have to self-isolate in the Valencia region due to Covid-19. Regional secretary for tourism Francesc...

Theme parks’ season to end early

Theme parks Aqualandia and Mundomar, that only reopened on July 3 following the coronavirus lockdown, have announced they will be closing their doors for...

Scaremongering reports anger residents

A scaremongering headline in a free English publication saying Spain was going back into lockdown on September 18 (which has been categorically denied by...

Caught in the new quarantine fiasco

The UK government's sudden announcement that a 14-day quarantine was to come into effect as of Saturday midnight, giving people only a matter of...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...