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Benidorm Palace milestone

JOAN Wright and Ann Moss from Hertfordshire became the 16 millionth visitors to Benidorm Palace last Friday evening and there was a big fanfare...

Community rallies support for injured Luke

SPORTSMAN Luke Thomas remains in an induced coma in a Valencia hospital after suffering appalling head injuries when he was hit by a car. The...

Kirsty’s family to fight on

THE family of Kirsty Maxwell, the 27-year-old Scot who plunged to her death from a Benidorm apartment block, have been left “angry and frustrated”...

Brave Betty battles on

WICKED street thieves snatched centenarian Betty Guinness’ handbag in a daylight robbery leaving her “shaken”...but not stirred. The 100-year-old Javea resident was attacked on her...

Special reconstruction plan for the Vega Baja

REGIONAL president Ximo Puig has given details of a special €60 million plan to rebuild the flood-hit Vega Baja area. The funding is in addition...

‘Guarantee’ for pensions in Spain

THE BRITISH government has announced that it will continue to uprate the UK state pension paid to people living in the EU – but...

Costa is no place to hide

NATIONAL Police officers have successfully arrested four fugitives on the run from four different countries – Peru, Lithuania, France and the UK within a...

Ambulance told to stop at tolls

DUE to changes introduced by the ministry for public works in the conditions for toll-free motorway use, SAMU ambulances now have to stop for...

Huge onion an eye-watering thought

A RESTAURANT owner from Benissa is not looking forward to preparing her vegetables for customers this week after her son gave her a rather...

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...

Call for crackdown on peamen

A FULL council meeting in Benidorm on Monday morning saw a unanimous approval by all parties of a demand for immediate action by the...

Policeman shoots himself

A National Police officer was reported to have killed himself with his gun during his shift at the Ciudad de la Justicia courthouse in...

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...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...