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Concern over police retirement

The potential implementation of the early retirement law for police officers could seriously affect Valencia’s local authorities in early 2019.

Stolen car – and dog – found after agonising three days

A distraught woman who appealed to the person who stole her car to keep the vehicle but give her back her dog is now...

Gota Fria Alert

Valencia towns embrace themselves for torrential rain and flooding.  'Gota Fria' downpours forecast from Friday and throughout the weekend has the Valencian region on...

Plane misery denounced

MENTION a horror story regarding airlines and some people may assume you are referring to a certain low-cost Irish carrier. However, expat Lorna Gibbs, a...

Restaurant hepatitis outbreak

FOLLOWING 12 reported cases of hepatitis A, the regional health department have closed a restaurant in Finestrat that appears to be the source of...

Brexit talks deadlock

THERESA May addressed EU leaders on Wednesday evening, urging them to give ground and end the current Brexit deadlock. However, they said it was the...

Torrential downpour alert

TORRENTIAL 'Gota Fria' downpours forecast from today (Thursday) throughout the weekend has placed the Costa Blanca on red alert. Costa councils have called urgent meetings...

Prostitution ban plan

A BYLAW to stop prostitution in Elche was proposed by Socialist (PSOE) mayor Carlos González at an international congress about gender violence on Wednesday. He...

Crime victim has the last laugh

A WANTED thief who used the old but still common trick of distracting people to steal from them has been caught in Crevillente after...

Big plans for Guardamar museum

THE HOUSE-museum of the forest engineer Mira in Guardamar is going to be redesigned and improved with €291,163 from the town hall and EU...

Quirónsalud will perform Free Mammograms for the Early Detection of Breast...

International Day against Breast Cancer (October 19) Torrevieja, October 18 2018. Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja is starting a campaign to prevent breast cancer by providing free...

Dengue fever cases ‘isolated’ incidents

HEALTH minister María Luisa Carcedo has labelled the cases of dengue fever which affected two residents from Murcia region as ‘isolated’ incidents. People can only...

Difficult take off predicted for Corvera

FORMER president of state airport authority AENA, Jaime García-Legaz has admitted that passenger numbers at Corvera airport will initially be lower than at Murcia-San...

Climate change deniers denied a platform

On Monday a landmark report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released saying we have 12 years to limit climate...

Back to the lakes – part 3

THIS route would definitely be in my top 10 all-time favourite walks. It is an absolute delight from start to finish. After completing the...

Stars rising in the east!

No, not that star – these stars (plural) are the wine making countries of Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova. I’m disappointed to have had...

House collapse victim dies

A 58-YEAR-old British man rescued from his Orihuela Costa apartment when the two-storey building started to collapse on September 26 has died, a close...

Murcia residents hit by dengue fever

MURCIA regional health authority revealed on Tuesday that two people – a man and a woman aged over 60 - based in Alhama de...

EU steps into murky marshes

A MONTE Pego resident group has been summoned to Brussels after the European Union Petitions Committee agreed to investigate ongoing sewage leaks into the...

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Time for the jab

THE ANNUAL flu jab campaign is underway in the Valencia region. Councillor for health Ana Barceló noted that 750,000 vaccines have obtained this year. Full report...

Storms cause destruction

Storms cause destruction

Plane misery denounced