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Better late than never

ALTHOUGH ecologists have lauded efforts to clean up the mouth of the River Segura, they have lamented that it took over two years for...

Saddle up in Torrevieja

The eyes of the cycling world will be on Torrevieja in late August next year when the grand start of one of the three...

Truck driver dies in accident

A truck driver died when his vehicle went off the road in Los Montesinos this morning, reported the emergency services. An investigation remains open to...

‘Sinking subs’ too big to dock

SPAIN’S new S-80 Plus submarines have provided another headache for the ministry for defence. They claimed notoriety a couple of years ago because they were...

Presidents ask for wider use of face masks

The government is set to issue regulations on the obligatory use of face masks in public places, according to state news agency EFE. Requests to...

Keeping it in the family

Guardia Civil have busted a family drug gang based in Torrevieja, arresting 11 suspects. A grandmother is accused of dealing drugs from her tapas bar. “A...

Air quality remains good

Levels of atmospheric pollution in the Valencia region remain low – despite a ‘slight rise’ recorded as the area emerged from lockdown. Results complied from...

Land exchange deal in court

The controversial agreement signed by construction company Gomendio and Orihuela council in 2003 over Cala Mosca is being investigated by Elche’s court for contentious...

Coronavirus – regional figures

The number of ‘active’ cases of coronavirus in the Valencia region continues to go down – and now stands at 3,878. Councillor for health Ana...

The flood – two weeks on and still underwater

Nearly two weeks after torrential rain hit the Vega Baja area on Friday, September 13 and began to flood the area, some properties are...

China flights continue to supply the health service

Two more cargo planes arrived from China at the weekend with essential medical equipment for the Valencia region health service. This takes the number of...

Large demo planned over danger road

FURTHER action to protest against the dangerous condition of the only road leading to Playa Flamenca secondary school and the ‘negligence’ of the local...

Market move

THE TRANSFER of La Mata’s street market to a new location this morning met with moans and praise in equal measure. While some traders lamented...

Coronavirus – Spain maintains ‘very good’ evolution

Spain has reported a total of 164 deaths with coronavirus for the second day running. There were just 356 new cases in the last 24...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

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...