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Guadalest on fire

Tanker planes have this morning returned to the picturesque Guadalest valley where a forest fire has so far destroyed 20 hectares of trees and...

Severe weather warning

  A FORECAST for severe weather has been launched by state weather agency (AEMET) for south-east Spain, starting this evening (Friday). An orange warning is in...

Shopping days limited

The law regulating Sundays and bank holidays on which shops and shopping centres in the Valencia region can open was dramatically changed on Wednesday...

‘Most Wanted’ arrested in Benidorm

A BENIDORM Christmas holiday ended behind bars for James Connors - the latest 'most wanted' listed by Operation Captura to have been arrested in...

Bolulla blaze gets worse as Jávea conditions improve

While conditions in Jávea and Benitachell are allowing fire fighters to contain the huge forest fire that has so far forced the evacuation of...

Summer holiday gang busted

A PROLIFIC gang of criminals that has been preying on foreign tourists holidaying along the east coast of Spain has been arrested by National...

AENA will run new Murcia airport – and close San Javier

THE MANAGEMENT of Corvera airport will be handed to state airport company AENA, Murcia regional president Fernando López Miras announced on Wednesday. The state company...

Downpour alert

METEOROLOGISTS are forecasting 'gota fría' (cut-off low) torrential downpours along the Costa Blanca this weekend and at the beginning of next week - with...

Torrential downpours cause chaos

With more rain falling in just 48 hours than throughout the whole of 2016 along the Costa Blanca, the River Segura overflowed around Orihuela...

Tourism tax bombshell

AS PART of the fiscal reforms being contemplated by the regional government in Valencia, experts are revising plans that could see the 'tasa turística'...

Mystery surrounds hotel death fall

A BRITISH national from London, on holiday with a group of men, lost his life on Saturday afternoon at the Hotel Levante Club in...

Airport strike threat

TWO DIFFERENT strikes are set to hit Alicante-Elche airport as unions take on the government over pay and working conditions. Three trade unions - CCOO,...

Paradise lost

Often named one of the most beautiful beach spots in Spain, La Granadella bay in Jávea was this week engulfed by flames. Our photo...

Benidorm gets tough on scooters

BENIDORM council has passed a new by-law regarding electric scooters, Segway’s and mobility scooters which rose in popularity after Madge appeared on one in...

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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...

Benidorm iconic tower works resume

AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

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...