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Guadalest on fire

Tanker planes have this morning returned to the picturesque Guadalest valley where a forest fire has so far destroyed 20 hectares of trees and...

Severe weather warning

  A FORECAST for severe weather has been launched by state weather agency (AEMET) for south-east Spain, starting this evening (Friday). An orange warning is in...

Shopping days limited

The law regulating Sundays and bank holidays on which shops and shopping centres in the Valencia region can open was dramatically changed on Wednesday...

Banned drug on

Almoradi September 22, 2016 My British partner recently underwent (hopefully) successful total knee-replacement surgery at Vega Baja hospital. On our way home, we stopped at a local...

Bolulla blaze gets worse as Jávea conditions improve

While conditions in Jávea and Benitachell are allowing fire fighters to contain the huge forest fire that has so far forced the evacuation of...

Airport chief appointed to handle Corvera transfer

ANY hopes that residents in south-east Spain might have been harbouring over the future of passenger operations at Murcia-San Javier airport were crushed on...

Summer holiday gang busted

A PROLIFIC gang of criminals that has been preying on foreign tourists holidaying along the east coast of Spain has been arrested by National...

AENA will run new Murcia airport – and close San Javier

THE MANAGEMENT of Corvera airport will be handed to state airport company AENA, Murcia regional president Fernando López Miras announced on Wednesday. The state company...

Downpour alert

METEOROLOGISTS are forecasting 'gota fría' (cut-off low) torrential downpours along the Costa Blanca this weekend and at the beginning of next week - with...

Torrential downpours cause chaos

With more rain falling in just 48 hours than throughout the whole of 2016 along the Costa Blanca, the River Segura overflowed around Orihuela...

Tourism tax bombshell

AS PART of the fiscal reforms being contemplated by the regional government in Valencia, experts are revising plans that could see the 'tasa turística'...

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Police raid pubs showing football

A NATIONWIDE crackdown on businesses showing televised football matches without the proper subscription was carried out by National Police this week. Officers swooped simultaneously while...

Bank on a vote

Valencia sets out Brexit plan

Three cheers for Alicante wine