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Facing Nolotil ‘disaster’ this summer

FEARS are growing of a tragedy this summer as the painkiller Nolotil is allegedly still being given to tourists despite a ban imposed by...

Costa to escape killer heat

WHILE temperatures are predicted to reach 44ºC in some inland areas of Spain this weekend, the Costa Blanca is set to be one of...

Experts identify sunken British ship off Dénia

A SKELETON of a sunken ship found last summer off Dénia's shores has turned out to be the remains of the British vessel Parthenon...

Airport speeds-up security

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport security checks will be capable of handling 4,500 passengers per hour from July 1. Improvements and extra staff at the departure lounge security...

‘Cruelty’ probe into animal protection association

SEPRONA officers from Monovar are investigating the president and coordinator of an Elda animal rescue association called 'Asociación Defensora de los Animales (ADA)' for...

‘Be prepared’ message is working

THE British Consulate team from Alicante believes its ‘be prepared for Brexit’ message is successfully reaching expats across the region. Michaela Robinson and Kirsten Garry...

Beach thieves behind bars

NATIONAL Police in Benidorm have arrested five suspected members of an organised thieving gang that targeted tourists on beaches throughout Alicante province. Police were alerted...

Summer taxi deal struck

The regional government has given the final go-ahead for taxi drivers from Orihuela Costa and Torrevieja to set up a joint service area over...

Pirate taxis punished

The now-regular checks for unauthorised vehicles carrying passengers at Alicante-Elche airport caught another three so-called ‘pirate taxis’ last week. One of these was a taxi...

May’s over

Theresa May's turbulent leadership of the Conservative Party will end on June 7, paving the way for a new prime minister to lead the...

Exploitation in Benidorm club?

A POPULAR Benidorm nightclub – ‘Chaplin’s’ is facing investigation of an alleged hate crime towards people with disabilities after a complaint was made by...

Runaway coach kills woman in Benidorm

BENIDORM inhabitants were shocked to hear the news that a Portuguese woman was run over by a bus in one of the town's busiest...

Game, set and match for Ferrer

CBNews' Irena Bodnarec is pictured with Jávea tennis star (retired only last week) David Ferrer (right) and La Nucía mayor Bernabé Cano at the...

Fast track to the airport

THE regional authorities have approved a new contract to improve current coach services and for new direct services to Alicante-Elche airport and the AVE...

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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...

‘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...

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...