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Six killed in floods

A TOTAL of six people have lost their lives in the storms which left large parts of south-east Spain underwater. Deaths were reported in Finestrat, Castellón, Murcia,...

Benidorm deterioration

London August 11, 2016 An open letter to the King of Spain Dear Sir, After a period of many years, last year I came back to Benidorm and...

Benidorm disco stabbing ‘blown out of proportion’

THE SHAMEFUL behaviour of two British holidaymakers in Benidorm hit UK tabloids this week - albeit totally sensationalised with headlines such as 'Bloodbath on...

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...

Benidorm campsite blaze

One woman has been seriously burnt and six caravans and cars were destroyed in a fire at Camping El Racó in Benidorm yesterday. A...

Red alert

Torrential downpours continue in the north of Alicante province and the south of Valencia where Red Alert status has been called until 14.00 today...

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...

‘Most Wanted’ arrested in Benidorm

A BENIDORM Christmas holiday ended behind bars for James Connors - the latest 'most wanted' listed by Operation Captura to have been arrested in...

‘Gloria’ batters the Costas

Heavy rainfall, gale-force winds and huge waves produced by the ‘Gloria’ storm caused significant damage along the Costa Blanca on Monday, especially along sea-front...

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Brexit – MEPs voice concern over citizens’ rights

MEPs voiced concerns over EU and UK citizens’ rights, including freedom of movement, in a debate in the EU Parliament last week. They highlighted that...

Aiport’s double whammy

Killer storm

The Costa goes to Madrid

Storm death toll rises