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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...

Campaign to end ‘systematic fraud’ in insurance

THE British and Spanish governments are being urged to take action against an alleged travel insurance scam run by a group of unscrupulous companies. The...

Tourists arrested over gang-rape

FIVE Frenchmen on holiday in Benidorm appeared in court yesterday (Thursday) after being arrested accused of gang-raping a young Norwegian woman at their Rincón...

Horrible heat set to continue

AFTER the south of Alicante province suffered its hottest day of the year on Wednesday with the mercury topping 40ºC, the alerts for high...

British hooligans hauled in

FIVE British men were arrested at Alicante-Elche airport after arriving on a flight from Manchester. A National Police spokesman reported yesterday (Thursday) that the suspects,...

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...

Extortionate exchange rates at UK airports

The plummeting pound is a fact, but these rates at Stansted (€0.78 to the pound) and Bristol (€0.90) airports are outrageous - yet totally...

Pounds sinks in no-deal scare

FEARS of a no-deal Brexit have begun hitting 'brexpats' and holidaymakers' wallets this week. Statements by the new PM Boris Johnson revealing the government is...

‘No Way Pedro’

CHANCES of Spain having to hold a new general election in November increased considerably this week after caretaker PM Pedro Sánchez twice failed to...

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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...