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Rain doesn’t stop play in Benidorm

RAIN in Benidorm today (Thursday) morning did not stop play for thousands of Britons who enjoyed the traditional Fancy Dress Party along Calles Mallorca...

15 years for British drug baron

BRITISH drug baron Brian Colin Charrington has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison by Alicante provincial court. Charrington was found guilty of drug...

Painkiller fear mounts as death toll rises

INVESTIGATORS claim at least 20 British people have died after developing side effects from taking the controversial analgesic metamizole. The figures were revealed as international...

What a mess

BRITAIN’S Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of her Cabinet for a draft European Union divorce deal on Wednesday at a meeting in...

Visigoth necropolis unearthed

THE FIRST excavation campaign at the Cabezo del Molino in Rojales has made an unprecedented archaeological discovery for the province. Organised by the Alicante archaeology...

Stray cats for the snip

Torrevieja has been awarded €10,252 by the provincial government to sterilise stray cats, informed councillor for animal protection Carmen Morate. She explained that the registered...

Orihuela Costa takes council to court

The lack of response from Orihuela council to requests for information, complaints and suggestions from the public has been successfully taken to court by...

Three cheers for Alicante wine

SALES of wine produced in Alicante rose by 10.5% for the 2017-2018 campaign, it was revealed this week. A spokesman for the protected designation of...

TV pirates switched off

Three British men have been arrested in Formentera del Segura for having a company that fraudulently provided subscription television channels to customers all over...

Jávea gets weather warning

JÁVEA town hall has been warned to urgently clear waterways as the weatherman warns of more storms and heavy rain. The Marina Alta town escaped...

Hotel worker assaulted by Brit

A SHOCKING and disturbing incident took place in the early hours of last Saturday at the Magic Tropical Splash hotel in La Cala, leaving...

Murder suicide shocks the Costa

FINESTRAT town was rocked by the double death of 40-year-old Pedro (Pere) Llinares and his former girlfriend María Bláquez, aged 33, on Tuesday morning. A...

Bremain in Spain celebrates huge turnout at People’s Vote march

MEMBERS of the 5,000-strong Bremain in Spain association are celebrating a turnout of an estimated 700,000 people at the People’s Vote march in London...

Metamizole: woman’s near-fatal collapse

TAKING just one tablet of the controversial painkiller Nolotil triggered a severe allergic reaction in a Spanish woman – who was saved by quick-thinking...

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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...