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Huge onion an eye-watering thought

A RESTAURANT owner from Benissa is not looking forward to preparing her vegetables for customers this week after her son gave her a rather...

The Costa roared with La Vuelta

THE COSTA Blanca roared at the weekend with the first three stages of the Vuelta Ciclista a España. Tens of thousands turned up at start...

Brexit assurances from new Ambassador

NEW British Ambassador Hugh Elliott has committed his embassy team to providing assurances to expats over their 'questions and concerns' over Brexit uncertainty. He said...

Call for crackdown on peamen

A FULL council meeting in Benidorm on Monday morning saw a unanimous approval by all parties of a demand for immediate action by the...

Fury as MPs are put on ice

BRITISH expats on the Costas are joining millions in the UK over the announcement this week that Parliament will be suspended. A petition calling for...

Policeman shoots himself

A National Police officer was reported to have killed himself with his gun during his shift at the Ciudad de la Justicia courthouse in...

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

Three people a day died in water in Spain during July, according to shocking figures released this week by the royal Spanish lifeguard and...

Cycling fever grips the province

THE 74th edition of the Vuelta a España cycle race gets underway in Torrevieja tomorrow (Saturday) with huge expectation, while the inaugural event took...

Pea men gang arrested

NATIONAL Police in Benidorm arrested five members of a gang that operated the pea game, fleecing holidaymakers out of hundreds of euros every day. The...

Dénia ferry crash leaves passengers stranded

HUNDREDS of holidaymakers spent Friday night crammed into the ferry terminal waiting room in Dénia after their craft ran aground, leaving their cars and...

Online Spanish course ‘to help with integration’

The provincial government is once again offering free online courses to learn Spanish. Provincial deputy Juan de Dios Navarro noted that they are for official...

Men detained for gang rape

Three men have been arrested in connection with an alleged gang rape in Murcia city in the early hours of Saturday morning. The victim is...

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...

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