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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...

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...

Fartón face-stuffing contest breaks records

In a perfect antidote to pesky health warnings about obesity and Type II diabetes, Xàtiva's annual Fira d'Agost, or August Fair, holds a competition...

Vall d’Uixò bull deaths to be investigated

A Video of bulls allegedly being killed illegally after a bull-running event where they are taunted with fire has spread over the internet

Carcaixent teacher bikes home from north Norway for local charity

A Teacher who has just spent 49 days cycling 5,000 kilometres (3,107 miles) from northern to southern Europe has been hailed a hero upon...

Ryanair crew to strike in Spain

SPANISH Ryanair crew are poised to go on strike after the company announced their intention of closing three Spanish bases – Las Palmas on...

Campaign to end ‘systematic fraud’ in insurance

THE British and Spanish governments are being urged to take action against an alleged travel insurance scam run by a group of unscrupulous companies. The...

‘Jellyfish’ ravers arrive

Thousands of ravers eager to enjoy the famous Medusa electronic music festival have started to arrive in Cullera. The event begins today (Friday) and...

Accessible homes on the way

VALENCIA city hall and the region’s branch of disabled people’s association COCEMFE will jointly build 11 accessible homes. Vice-Mayoress and Urbanism councillor Sandra Gómez met...

Oliva river delta tests rule out poo pollution

A RIVER delta crossing a southern Oliva beach has been reopened for bathing after tests for raw sewage showed up negative. Floaters in the mouth...

Ryanair pilots’ strikes threaten travel misery

UK-based Ryanair pilots have voted to strike in a row over pay and conditions. The first stoppage is from 00.01 on August 22 until 23.59...

‘Mum, are we going to die?’

Passengers onboard smoke-filled BA aircraft that landed at Valencia airport, give us an exclusive account of their ordeal

Horrible heat set to continue

AFTER the south of Alicante province suffered its hottest day of the year on Wednesday with the mercury topping 40ºC, the alerts for high...

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Sueca fights for 24-hour pharmacies in town in summer

SUECA council has called for out-of-hours pharmacies to continue trading in the main hub of town in summer, rather than just in the beach...

Turtles emerge