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Pro cyclists run over by British driver

Six Giant-Alpecin professional cyclists were taken to hospital after being struck by a car driven by a British woman while training in Benigembla (Alicante)...

Minor’s alleged sexual exploiters arrested

NATIONAL Police in Benidorm have detained three people in connection with the sexual exploitation of a minor. A police source said the detainees, two men...

Briton’s lucky escape

British ex-pat Kevin Barber had a very lucky escape on Monday after a car he was traveling in crashed through the barrier and rolled...

Five-month summers on the horizon

WEATHER experts have warned that if climate change continues at the current rate, then the Costa Blanca will be in for five-month-long summers. Jorge Olcina,...

Beware of miracle diets

AFTER the big meals and booze of Christmas many of us make New Year's resolutions to lose weight and eat more healthily - but...

Good news for Costa tourism

Russian tourists seek alternative destinations SOCIAL and political tensions in Turkey, Egypt and the rest of North Africa are diverting more Russian tourists to the...

Spain registers highest ever reduction in unemployment

  The number of unemployed people registered at the country’s job centres in 2015 fell by 354,203 to a total of 4,093,508. This was the highest...

Bulls in court

Legal loopholes means Dénia's Bous a la Mar organisers should face €4.8m fine every summer, says an animal action team ANIMAL protection group PACMA has...

Three Kings delight Costa kids

The Three Kings (Wise Men) paraded through all Costa towns last night (Tuesday) loaded with presents for children and goodies for everyone. Thousands of people...

Hitman’s extradition holds up cheated wife murder case

A MURDER trial against a Swiss woman who hired three hitmen to kill her husband's lover has been put back due to delays in...

Spain is winning war against road deaths

THE NUMBER of people killed during 2015 in road traffic accidents in the Valencia region fell by 11% on the previous year, according to...

New lease of life for abandoned hotel

BENIDORM town hall has received notification of the basic project to build a four star hotel on the site of the abandoned and burnt...

Public transport fares frozen

THE regional government in Valencia has decided to freeze the cost of public transport in 2016, in order to promote its better use by...

Prescription charges axed

FULL details of the regional government’s plan to scrap copayment for prescription charges for pensioners and the disabled from January 1 were announced 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...