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7  ADVANTAGES of a pool cover

Although we live on the Costa Blanca where we have more than 300 days of sunshine and temperatures in winter do not usually drop...

Benidorm market back

After a 6-month absence due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, the Benidorm Sunday market in the Rincon de Loix finally re-opened last Sunday and...

Repression execution victims’ bodies were moved

Archaeologists have discovered that the bodies of victims of Franco’s purges at the end of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) which were buried in...

Bumper flu vaccination campaign announced

The Valencia government is starting its annual flu vaccination programme a month earlier than last year. Jabs will be available at health centres for people...

Baptism of fire

Fines have been issued after 30 people were caught carrying out a baptism ceremony at a beach in Alicante city. Local police found that the...

Graze away

Shepherds have been given permission to take their flocks along the banks of the River Segura. Goats and sheep can now graze on the stretch...

Madrid to impose local lockdowns in 37 districts

Madrid regional authorities have announced local lockdowns affecting 37 districts in the south of the city and nearby towns in a attempt to stop...

Simply Pythonesque

And now for something completely different. A Manchester commuter boarded a bus using his pet snake as a face covering, the docile reptile wound...

Concept wines

Concept wines, hmm – I think I might have just coined a phrase! So, what exactly do I mean? Well, I’ve recently been in contact...

EIB finances flood repairs and prevention

THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) is financing the Valencia government with €100 million in loans to reconstruct infrastructures that were damaged by the DANA...

Thumbs-up for banks merger

The board of directors of both Caixabank and Bankia were meeting yesterday (Thursday) to give the expected thumbs-up for the merger of the two...

Madrid is Covid-19 epicentre again

As inthe first wave, Madrid has again become the epicentre of new coronavirus, leading regional authorities to consider reopening the IFEMA field hospital that...

Moixent olive oil enters world’s top 100

It turns out there is indeed life outside coronavirus – a cooperative in Moixent (La Costera) has just found out its extra-virgin olive oil...

A storm of memories

A year on from the devastating DANA storm of September 12-13, 2019, the Vega Baja area has been marking the anniversary and preparing itself...

Lifebelt for nightlife in Calpe

Businesses forced to close at the height of the summer season because of Covid-19 health restrictions are being thrown a lifeline by Calpe town...

Riverbed eyesore has its days numbered

Many people have commented on the ugly black plastic sheeting on the sides and bed of the Gorgos and Girona rivers in the Marina...

Bank fraudster arrested in Benidorm

Several unauthorised transfers were made online to different bank accounts of companies located in Alicante and Barcelona

Illegal immigrants caught out by quick thinking expat

Illegal immigrants who landed a frail boat at a Costa Blanca cove were quickly detained by the authorities thanks to a sharp-eyed dog walker.

Rising figures cause concern

The Valencia region has reported the worst week so far of the second wave of the new coronavirus pandemic.

Drug gang kidnap drama

Two Britons are amongst 18 suspects rounded up in connection with a case that involved drug dealing, kidnap and torture in the south of...

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Baby boom!

A total of 47 loggerhead turtles have hatched from eggs laid in a nest at La Manga del Mar Menor. Full report in Friday’s Costa...