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Award-winning British tourism

The importance British tourism has for the Costa Blanca in general was aknoweldged with an award on behalf of Benidorm on Monday. British Consul Sarah-Jane...

Four arrested for ATM blast robberies

THE National Police and Guardia Civil have arrested four men accused of a series of ATM blast robberies in Málaga and Granada provinces. Police officials...

Who said snow!

Despite nearing the end of January, the unseasonably warm weather here on the Costa Blanca attracted hoards to the beaches over the weekend. As...

Baggage bandits busted

FOUR baggage handlers at Alicante-Elche airport have been arrested for allegedly stealing people’s belongings. According to a Guardia Civil spokesperson, they have cleared up 61...

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...

International success for La Nucía

An estimated 11,000 people attended La Nucía's fifth International Day on Sunday at the Camilo Cano Sports Centre. The main arena was transformed into a riot...

Police raid pubs showing football

A NATIONWIDE crackdown on businesses showing televised football matches without the proper subscription was carried out by National Police this week. Officers swooped simultaneously while...

Courageous fight

A 20-YEAR-old Marbella man who is battling a second bout of leukaemia has become an online champion for bone marrow donation. Pablo Ráez wrote a...

Benidorm set for sunset marathon

BENIDORM will host the combined half marathon and 10k run on Saturday, March 3, with a start time of 18.30. With just two weeks before...

Bid to cut waiting lists

OPERATING theatres in public hospitals in the Valencia region will open on Saturdays to reduce waiting lists. Regional councillor for health Carmen Montón said this...

Drinking water ban spreads to Alfaz

Alfaz town hall has also decreed that tap water is currently unsuitable for human consumption, cooking or personal hygiene. This ban however does not...

Keeping watch over Cofrentes

THE ongoing threat of jihadi terrorism in the Valencia region has triggered the creation of a special Guardia Civil detachment at Cofrentes nuclear power...

Flying fish injures kite surfer

A KITE surfer from Torrevieja was injured on Tuesday afternoon by a garfish while he was riding the waves. In an incident described by Torrevieja...

€4,000 up for grabs in Torremolinos photo competition

PHOTOGRAPHERS have a chance to snap up a total of €4,000 in prizes in the 24th edition of the Ciudad de Torremolinos photography competition,...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

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...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...