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Metamizole: a survivor’s story

PATRICK Clancy went into septic shock after being prescribed the controversial painkiller Metamizole and spent six weeks in an induced coma on life support. He...

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Sail of the century

AN EXHIBITION about Spain’s involvement in the Volvo Ocean Race is taking place at the event’s museum, which is situated in Alicante port. The display...

Woman wants Benidorm holiday compensation because there were ‘too many Spaniards...

A 81-YEAR-OLD woman from Blackburn (Lancs) is demanding a full refund for her Benidorm holiday which she claimed was ruined because 'there were too...

Lightning strike forest fires on the rise

LIGHTNING causes more than a quarter of all the forest fires which occur in the Valencia region, according to a report published by the...

Worst fire in six years finally extinguished

After seven days of intense fire-fighting, the regional emergency service finally declared the worst forest fire in the region in six years 'extinguished' on...

La Cala hosts Spain’s longest running beach volleyball tournament

The longest running 4x4 beach volleyball tournament in Spain is being held on Wednesday, August 15 in La Cala Finestrat (a national Bank Holiday...

Tourism record in the offing

MORE than nine million international tourists are set to visit the Valencia region this year, according to regional president Ximo Puig. Visitor numbers from the...

It’s nearly crunch-time

Email August 8 The weight of betrayal, duplicity, and contempt for the ‘people’, is likely to trigger the second biggest upset following the referendum – itself...

Satellite dish reception problems

Email August 3 Could anybody tell me what has happened to English TV, received through a 2.4-metre satellite dish. Since May/June I have lost most of the...

Corbyn anti-Semite?

Co. Down (N. Ireland) August 3 Yeah, like I heard somewhere that Corbyn spoke at a CND rally in London in the 1980s and one of...

Regarding TV adverts

Cartagena August 6 Re: Issues no 2303 & 2304 - TV ads Although your correspondent PDT generally detests TV advertising and in addition alleges that viewers are...

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Expats’ bid to halt Brexit

A MAJOR new legal challenge has been launched against Brexit by British expats living in the European Union. The action in the High Court in...

Sail of the century