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Police score against illegal ‘Viagra’ sellers

Two different outfits which were illegally selling erectile dysfunction medication and other drugs have been busted by the National Police. According to a force spokesman,...

Local lockdowns to beat flare-ups

Regional governments are resorting to ‘local lockdowns’ to counter outbreaks of coronavirus when they occur. Minister for health Salvador Illa said ‘selective confinement’ is preferred...

Valencia cries foul over UK import duty on citrus fruits

The Valencia government is up in arms over a proposal by the UK to apply large taxes to Spanish citrus fruits which are exported...

Black flags for the coast

The annual black flag awards have been issued by environmental association Ecologistas en Acción for mistreatment of the coastline around Spain. In the Levante area,...

More police for Alicante province

A total of 158 new National Police officers for the country were sworn in at Alicante port on Wednesday, the most ever to have...

‘No’ to neighbour’s sewage plant

Dolores has united against plans to build a sewage treatment plant (EDAR) near the town, which would stand on the edge of Almoradí. Socialist (PSOE)...

‘New normality’ comes to Alicante airport

Thermal imaging cameras are being installed at Alicante-Elche airport to check the temperature of passengers arriving on international flights. An airport spokeswoman told Costa Blanca...

Small Valencia outbreak ‘under control’

The regional health department has acted quickly to ‘control’ a localised outbreak of coronavirus in Valencia province, councillor for health Ana Barceló reported on...

Spain scraps quarantine ‘out of respect for Britons owning holiday homes...

One of the main reasons for scrapping the quarantine for British citizens visiting Spain from today (June 21) is the fact that over 400,000...

Protecting a fragile coastline

More than 3.2 tonnes of ‘seaweed’ has been moved from Torre Derribada and El Mojón beaches in San Pedro del Pinatar to nearby La...

Large populations of pilot whales recorded

Research into the population of long-finned pilot whales which live off the coast of south-eastern Spain is being carried out by the environmental association...

Regional outbreaks under control

A total of 16 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the Valencia region on Wednesday but the regional government said the flare-ups were...

Goldfinch ‘hunters’ detained – birds released

A total of 28 goldfinches were found in cages in a car stopped at a Guardia Civil checkpoint on the CV-941 road in San...

River repairs in Rojales

Repairs have been carried out to various elements of the River Segura channel in Rojales which were damaged during the September floods. The work is...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...