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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...

‘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...

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...

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...

‘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...

The Beast of Easter strikes

THE ‘Beast of Easter’ swept into the Costa Blanca over the holiday weekend with Jávea bearing the brunt of the damage resulting from the...

Benidorm rules on electric scooters

BENIDORM will finally set firm rules for electric scooters and Segways circulating around the resort. At its seventh vote, the new bylaws were finally passed...

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...

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...

Expats panic at caravan storage site closure notice

MANY were taken by surprise to see police tape, with ‘Do not pass’ across the front gates of Stones Caravan storage, located opposite Benisol...

Fallas finally here

Despite delays in erecting the papier-mâché effigies due to the bad weather conditions earlier this week, fallas are now in place in main towns....

Brexit date set

The British government has announced it will invoke article 50 triggering the Brexit process on Wednesday March 29. Theresa May thus fulfils her promise...

Scotsman arrested over Benidorm death denied bail

THE 33-year-old Brit arrested at the airport whilst waiting to board a flight back to Scotland on Sunday has been denied bail following a...

Valencia on fire

Thousands of Fallas monuments were burning throughout the streets of the Valencia region on Sunday night in the traditional 'Cremá' (burning). By this morning,...

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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...