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Thomas Cook attempts to stave off collapse

Tour operator Thomas Cook has confirmed it is seeking £200 million in extra funding as it attempts to prevent a collapse. The Civil Aviation Authority...

Pensioners hit it the wallet again

Email September 19 Dear Editor, Expat pensioners look likely to be hit in the wallet again; this time because the government only promises to upgrade payments for...

History lesson on prorogation ruling

Jávea September 18 Dear Editor, The current Supreme Court battle between Boris Johnson’s ‘do or die’ bid to leave the EU and the Remain camp’s attempt to...

Nurses need retraining

September 16 Email I really agree with your paper, (I got the first one) that the nurses need retraining. I trained 50 years ago to wear my...

Ryanair’s strike claim

Ryanair has claimed that the wave of strikes hitting the budget airline this month is having a minimal effect on its services. The budget airline...

British grandad still missing

A 68-YEAR-OLD British man, with the possible onset of dementia has gone missing whilst on holiday in Benidorm. Flying in from Bristol to Alicante, Phil...

Vega Baja hit by flood disaster

LOSSES caused by the flooding disaster which has hit the Vega Baja and the south of Valencia province will run to more than €1.5...

Four killed in plane crashes

FOUR people have died in two small aircraft accidents reported this week. On Wednesday, an Air Force academy instructor and his female cadet died when...

Emergency aid fund to be set up

VALENCIA president Ximo Puig labelled the Vega Baja flood a ‘great catastrophe’. Sr Puig stated on Wednesday that his coalition government will publish two emergency...

Storms rip grounded ferry apart

BALEÀRIA and Dutch marine firm Ardentia are breaking up the grounded ferry in Dénia port and removing it piece by piece after it wreckage...

Regional government declares war on gender violence

‘All the resources’ of the Valencia region’s justice and interior department ‘will be used against macho terrorism’, stated regional councillor for justice, Gabriela Bravo. Sra...

Overseas Electors Bill petition

Email September 9 Hi there, I thought your readers might like to know about a petition on the Overseas Electors Bill in the UK. This is a Bill...

Trying to find a member of Kirkby Boys player

Email September 11 Kirkby Boys football have a reunion for all players between 1960 to 1974 on the Oct 4, 2019, at the Suits Hotel Kirkby...

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Hospital improvement scheme due to start

The €5.6 million extension of the A&E and paediatrics departments – and the ‘short-stay’ wards – at Alicante general hospital is about to get...