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Residence card for African hero

A WEST AFRICAN hero who risked his life to save a wheelchair-bound man from a burning block has been given residence in Spain on...

Mountainside memorial for RAF airmen

THE seven Royal Air Force airmen who perished when a Wellington crashed onto the Montgo mountain above Denia on December 5, 1950, were finally...

Campaign to save hero immigrant

A MASSIVE campaign is under way to get permanent residence rights for a young Senegalese man and his family after he ran into a...

‘Freshly-caught plastic’ on sale at fish market

FISHERMEN based in Dénia 'caught' over six tonnes of plastic from the sea just off the Marina Alta capital's coast last year alone –...

Visitors dodge beauty spot booking rules

ONE IN six visitors to the Cova Tallada cave in summer failed to book their place and buy a ticket – despite knowing they...

Schoolgirl, 11, witnesses father murdering mother

DOZENS of residents joined a minute's silence outside Dénia town hall on Tuesday condemning the brutal murder of an expat in front of her...

Storms rip grounded ferry apart

BALEÀRIA and Dutch marine firm Ardentia are breaking up the grounded ferry in Dénia port and removing it piece by piece after it wreckage...

Experts identify sunken British ship off Dénia

A SKELETON of a sunken ship found last summer off Dénia's shores has turned out to be the remains of the British vessel Parthenon...

Fast track to the airport

THE regional authorities have approved a new contract to improve current coach services and for new direct services to Alicante-Elche airport and the AVE...

Dénia health department to go public – it’s official

DE-PRIVATISING Dénia hospital has started and the process is 'irreversible', says regional president Ximo Puig - but the centre's management calls the move 'mere...

The Beast of Easter strikes

THE ‘Beast of Easter’ swept into the Costa Blanca over the holiday weekend with Jávea bearing the brunt of the damage resulting from the...

‘Urgent de-privatisation’ of Dénia hospital ‘within days’

‘URGENT’ steps may be taken to de-privatise Dénia hospital ahead of the regional government elections on May 26 if a deal cannot be struck...

No trams until mid-2020?

THE TENDER for the remodelling of tram station platforms for Line 9 between Benidorm and Dénia has been authorised, but it is clear that...

Blaze engulfs three Dénia apartment blocks

AN INFERNO on Dénia's busiest pedestrian street engulfed three blocks and forced over 50 residents out onto the street as 'balls of fire' cascaded...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Benidorm iconic tower works resume

AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...