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The province is now the zone of reference

Healthcare departments ceased to be the 'zone of reference' today (Monday) for the government exit plan in the Valencia region. The plan is now based...

Cheap fuel scam busted

The tax agency has uncovered a massive scam based in Alicante province that was distributing ‘modified’ diesel fuel from EU countries to low-cost service...

No Bonnie this year

Torrevieja town hall announced that the concert due to be staged by popular Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler has been postponed – and will now...

Fortresses in the wars

Several coastal fortresses and castles around Cartagena are at serious risk of collapse due to lack of maintenance, the local association Aforca warned this...

A millennia milestone

A Roman milestone was found in the Río Nacimiento watercourse in Campoamor (Orihuela Costa) in January, the town hall has revealed. It was uncovered by...

Study shows Spain is ‘a long way’ from achieving ‘herd immunity’

Blood serum tests to determine the prevalence of antibodies for SARS-CoV-2 have indicated that an average of 5% of Spain’s population have come into...

Pressure off in intensive care

The Valencia health authority reported today (Thursday) that there had been no admissions of patients with coronavirus to intensive care departments for the second...

Fines continue for rule breakers

Although some areas have moved into phase one of the government’s exit plan, fines are still being levied when people break the rules. The emergency...

Heath worker dies in Alicante province

The first health worker in Alicante province to have died from the coronavirus is a 59-year-old woman employed at Alcoy hospital, announced regional health...

Bars back in business

Bars and restaurants in Alicante province and Murcia have been taking advantage of new rules under phase one of the government’s exit plan which...

Ryanair offers flights to Alicante from July 1

Ryanair announced today (Tuesday) it would start commercial flights to Spain and other destinations from July 1 ‘subject to government restrictions on intra-EU flights...

Spain brings in quarantine for travellers

Anyone arriving in Spain from another country from May 15 will have to spend two weeks in quarantine, according to an order published last...

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...

Overbuilding is killing the coast, says Cambiemos

Opposition politicians have called for an end to the blanket building policy in Orihuela Costa which has seen thousands more holiday homes built in...

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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...