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Nadia’s parents face fraud allegations

THE case of Nadia, the 11-year-old from Cataluña whose parents appealed for help to pay for the specialist medical care they claimed she needed...

Nudist beaches cover up

GOING starkers on the beach is becoming a dying habit in the Marina Alta as the few naked sunseekers left feel a bit self-conscious...

Jihadist link to Altea shooting

A HALAL butcher's shop in Altea – which was at the centre of a police swoop for terrorist links to Daesh last October -...

No swimming in the park, please

Visitors to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park were being informed last week that it is prohibited to swim in the lakes there. Regional police officers were...

Charlotte’s got a heart of gold – and hair to match

Jávea 10 year old Charlotte Tennant proved to be a real golden girl on Friday when she cut her precious locks to be sent...

Splat!

Bunyol (Valencia) held its traditional 'Tomatina' tomato fight on Wednesday - 160,000 kilos of tomatoes were used in the battle.

Adiós to a true entertainer

Hollywood actor, singer, musician, DJ and all-round entertainer, Al Matthews has died at his home in La Zenia, Orihuela Costa. Perhaps best known for his...

Couple face fine for Peñón ‘quickie’

A COUPLE are facing a fine of between €100 and €600 after filming and broadcasting a pornographic video set on Calpe Rock. The film, entitled...

French air traffic controllers strike affects thousands of Costa passengers

A STRIKE by French air traffic controllers on Tuesday forced Ryanair to cancel 30 scheduled flights, 20 at Alicante-Elche airport and 10 at Manises...

Almond trees to be uprooted

ONE IN every four almond trees in the northern Alicante province will have to be uprooted and destroyed due to the Xylella Fastidiosa bateria. The...

Applying for Spanish citizenship

British expats who truly feel that Spain is now their home may consider applying for Spanish citizenship - which implies renouncing their British passport. Costa...

‘Number One’ flooding blackspot

WORK has started to eliminate one of the worst flooding blackspots in Benidorm. A large storm drain is being installed on locally known 'Number...

New Manchester air link to Granada airport

EASYJET is planning new operations at Granada airport as part of a bid to double its growth in Spain. The low-cost carrier announced last...

Holiday child fights for his life

An incident at the pool of the Magic Robin Hood resort last Sunday has left an 8-year-old Scottish child in a critical condition. Blair...

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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...