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Ryanair flight cancellation blow

Ryanair has announced that it is cancelling 40-50 flights a day for the next six weeks. According to the budget airline, this is 'to improve...

Airport security upgrade

EL ALTET airport is set for a €2million investment by national airports authority AENA - mainly to be spent on further security measures. Contracts have...

Airport strike threat

TWO DIFFERENT strikes are set to hit Alicante-Elche airport as unions take on the government over pay and working conditions. Three trade unions - CCOO,...

Illegal letting purge

TOWN halls and Local Police forces are being incorporated into the regional government’s fight against the illegal letting of holiday homes and apartments. Torrevieja, Alfaz...

Airport access upgrade back in the pipeline

Much-needed road access improvements to Alicante-Elche airport will finally be carried out after it was announced today (Monday) that the €24.5million project will be...

Flaming Alicante

The Hogueras in Alicante streets went up in smoke on Saturday night. Our photo (EFE) shows the burning of the town hall square hoguera. The...

Alicante to host Spain vs Albania world cup qualifier

THE RICO Pérez stadium in Alicante will host the Spain-Albania 2018 World Cup qualifier on October 6. Two years after the national squads' last match...

Tax relief announced for Costa flood victims

RESIDENTS hit by extreme weather (floods, wind, snow and wave damage) in December 2016 and January 2017 can now claim tax relief. The national government...

Worst floods since 1997

Several main Alicante city roads, including the main Avenida de Dénia accessing the city centre from the north (pictured) were flooded yesterday in the...

Suspected Jihadist woman arrested

A SPANISH woman was arrested as a suspected jihadist on Wednesday at an apartment block in Alicante city, as part of a nationwide anti-terrorism...

Football stadium up for grabs

ANYONE with a spare €14.7million could buy themselves a football stadium, complete with shares in its team, when it goes up for auction today,...

Airport access priority

THE regional government has called on the central executive to prioritise access to the airport in next year's budget. More specifically, the Valencian executive demands...

Negative for drink and driving

Only 26 of the 3,015 breathalysing tests carried out by Guardia Civil over the past week in Alicante province has been positive. Traffic authority...

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...

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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...