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Short-lived relief from heat

The respite from sweltering temperatures in the south of Alicante province and Murcia – that came with the arrival of a low pressure weather...

Ryanair crew to strike in Spain

SPANISH Ryanair crew are poised to go on strike after the company announced their intention of closing three Spanish bases – Las Palmas on...

Mind your step!

BENIDORM'S Plaza de Hispania (Triangular) is 80% complete and open according to public works councillor, José Ramón González de Zárate, with the pedestrian part...

Campaign to end ‘systematic fraud’ in insurance

THE British and Spanish governments are being urged to take action against an alleged travel insurance scam run by a group of unscrupulous companies. The...

Millions of motorists for holiday weekend

A special operation has been launched by the national traffic department (DGT) for one of the busiest holiday weekends on the roads of the...

Investigation into thefts from food banks

National Police are investigating the illegal sale of food which was handed to an Alicante charity for disadvantaged people. Two suspects have been arrested, one...

Britons ‘will have access to healthcare’

With the threat of a no-deal Brexit increasing with the manoeuvrings of Boris Johnson’s Conservative government, president of the Valencia region Ximo Puig has...

Call for ‘great alliance’ against illegal letting

President of the Valencia region Ximo Puig has called for a ‘great alliance’ between town halls, businesses and his coalition government in the fight...

Educational Reform in France

Email July 22 No matter how many efforts all countries carry out in order to improve their respective education systems, reality comes to show that school...

Machine Boris’ pockets up

Altea July 23 Hello Editor, Well now we all know who the new conservative leader is. I think the first thing which ought to be done is...

Britain voted to Leave

August 5 Castalla Dear Editor, Some people seem to have forgotten that a Democratic Referendum occurred in the UK. Over three years ago and the choice was...

Ryanair pilots’ strikes threaten travel misery

UK-based Ryanair pilots have voted to strike in a row over pay and conditions. The first stoppage is from 00.01 on August 22 until 23.59...

‘Mum, are we going to die?’

Passengers onboard smoke-filled BA aircraft that landed at Valencia airport, give us an exclusive account of their ordeal

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Summer rain records broken

Cloudbursts on Wednesday morning brought the wettest ever summer day to some areas of Alicante province. Roads were closed due to flooding and beaches were...

Drowning deaths on the up

Pea men gang arrested