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Plastic removal patrol

TORREVIEJA local police maritime unit has been fishing discarded plastic out of the sea. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south and Murcia edition).  

Largest earthquake since 1960

THE EARTHQUAKE measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale which shook the south of Alicante on Monday at 16.40 was the largest tremor in the...

Lightning strike forest fires on the rise

LIGHTNING causes more than a quarter of all the forest fires which occur in the Valencia region, according to a report published by the...

Worst fire in six years finally extinguished

After seven days of intense fire-fighting, the regional emergency service finally declared the worst forest fire in the region in six years 'extinguished' on...

La Cala hosts Spain’s longest running beach volleyball tournament

The longest running 4x4 beach volleyball tournament in Spain is being held on Wednesday, August 15 in La Cala Finestrat (a national Bank Holiday...



Expats’ bid to halt Brexit

A MAJOR new legal challenge has been launched against Brexit by British expats living in the European Union. The action in the High Court in...

Sail of the century