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Wicked carers preyed on OAPs

GREEDY carers who plundered the bank accounts of a frail elderly couple, who totally trusted them, have been jailed for four years. An Alicante court...

British population on the rise

FIGURES released by the national statistics office (INE) show that the number of Britons living legally in Spain is on the rise again –...

Bank on a vote

BRITISH people resident in Spain are advised to ensure they are correctly registered to vote in next year’s local elections in May 2019 if...

British residents to ‘delete’ stag-night tattoo shame

Benidorm residents are crowd-funding to help a vagabond delete a tattoo that a group of stag-night Britons paid him to have on his forehead...

Metamizole case appeal

EVIDENCE of potentially fatal and 'horrific' side effects suffered by people who have taken the commonly-used painkiller metamizole in Spain is urgently needed ahead...

Crackdown on ‘airport runs’

IN THIS past week, police from Alicante have confiscated five cars in Benidorm from people operating as illegal taxi drivers, doing cheap cash-in-hand airport...

‘Modern slavery’ nightmare

The Foreign Office has warned youngsters travelling to Spain of the risks of exploitation if they take up work as ‘touts’ outside bars in...

Benidorm want holidaymakers to ‘Enjoy & Respect”

THE slogan that has been chosen to turn things around has caused some bemusement to both holidaymakers and locals. Aimed at turning the tide...

No visa bid for British tourists

THE GOVERNMENT will fight to ensure that British visitors to Spain do not have to fill out a visa application after Brexit. This was the...

Prison warning over false hotel claims

BRITISH holidaymakers who are filing fraudulent compensation claims against Costa Blanca hotels could face prison sentences. The warning has come from travel trade organisation ABTA,...

The dreaded Padrón… or the mystery of the missing Brits

THE NATIONAL Institute for Statistics (INE) published last week their ongoing Padrón statistics which show that during 2016 Alicante lost 16,000 residents, of which...

‘All-inclusive’ safe

HOTELIERS have rapidly put an end to doom-mongering forecasts this week saying that 'all-inclusive' holiday packages on the Costa Blanca will be scrapped because...

Fancy that!

The traditional Benidorm British fancy dress party, held every year at the end of the popular local fiestas, was again a huge success today...

Thanks for helping Brits during blaze

In a specially arranged visit to Jávea following the recent forest fires, British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris thanked authorities and local services for their handling...

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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...