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AP-7 Will be Free from January

As has been promised for a number of areas across the country, the Government has this week confirmed that the toll section of part of the AP-7 will be free from January. The Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Julián López, confirmed that the Ministry of Public Works will lift the toll on the entire AP-7 …

Thirty arrested for exploiting immigrants as slaves

Just days after the UK trial of the UK’s biggest modern-day slavery network and the imprisonment of 8 Polish nationals, the National Police in...

Effects of heatwave see Hospital emergency rooms overloaded

The UGT hospital workers union has warned that the effects of the current heatwave are causing problems in hospitals across the province, singling out...

Bad Week for Vulnerable Road Users

This week has seen a number of incidents involving some of the more vulnerable road users in the Alicante province, with a number of incidents, one of which proved fatal. An 80-year-old woman was hospitalised in a serious condition on Thursday after her cycle was in collision with a truck on the N-332 in Benidorm. …

Quirónsalud participates in the Euromelanoma Campaign

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia and Centro Médico Quirónsalud Alicante are collaborating with the Euromelanoma Campaign, providing free mole examinations from June 25 to 28 in Valencia, and June 26 to 28 in Alicante. Those interested in undergoing these examinations must request a prior appointment at 960 019 852 in the case of the Valencia hospital centre, …

Isle of Wight hotelier jailed for VAT fraud

An Isle of Wight hotel owner, who lied about his takings to evade tax, has been jailed for 30 months. Martin Hill, 51, pocketed £350,000...

Future Master Chefs from Torrevieja

Torrevieja town hall is to give two scholarships to students to study the Master of Rice and Mediterranean Cuisine at the University of Alicante, to develop works based on the culture of salt and fishing and use of blue fish, products which feature in traditional Torrevieja gastronomy. The councillor for Tourism, Fanny Serrano, announced the …

Torrevieja is Best for Tapas

A recipe deeply rooted in the Vega Baja, prepared by a restaurant in Torrevieja, is the best tapas in the entire Valencia region, according to the judges ot the regional competition, Mejor Tapa MadeinCV. The dish consists of gallo pedro, otherwise known as Zeus faber, from the Zeidae family, a deep sea pelagic fish with …

Torrevieja Brits Arrested in Drugs Find

Officers from the Guardia Civil working at Alicante-Elche Airport have arrested two people on the suspicion of offences against public health, after intercepting a massive amount of drugs. The officers became aware of a shipment in January which was sent from Ireland to Torrevieja, via the airport. This shipment contained 5,640 zopiclone tablets; a medicine …

Choosing your ITV Station

Following on from our recent article explaining some of the facts relating to the ITV inspection, one question is still continuing to crop up. The question relates to vehicles which are registered in the Valencia region and their eligibility to have the test carried out in Murcia, for example. As we explained, according to the …

Quirónsalud Opens New Centre in Alicante

From Monday, May 20, you may book an appointment at the Alicante healthcare centre. The centre will open its doors on Monday, May 27, offering almost all medical specialisations, diagnostic tests, laboratory, and general, paediatric and gynaecological accident and emergency service. The new Centro Médico Quirónsalud Alicante [Quirónsalud Alicante Medical Centre] will open its doors …

Alicante Beats April Airport Record

The number of passengers travelling Alicante-Elche Airport grew by 9.7% to over 1.3 million people in April, coinciding with the Easter holidays, while the regional´s capital, Valencia Airport registered an increase of 12.9%, with 752,055 passengers. During the first 4 months of the year, 3.9 million passengers travelled through Alicante airport compared to 2.4 million …

Into the bowels of the Titanic

It has been 107 years since the Titanic became almost a legend, its sinking costing more than 1500 lives, and now, over a century...

A taste of auto history at IFA Alicante for Auto Antic...

Salón Internacional de Automóviles, Motocicletas y Recambio Antiguo y Clásico. The IFA Exhibition Hall, close to Alicante Airport, will be the venue for the Annual...

Urban Painting Competition on Now

Until Saturday, 27 April, Torrevieja will be hosting its first ever “Urban Beauty Contest”. The artists ‘Jacobo Palos Way’, ‘Chakan’, ‘M33’, ‘Kike’, ‘Eneko’, ‘Max501’, ‘Nego’ and ‘Dheser’, will participate in the contest by showing their works of urban art in a total of 10 facades A total of 13 facades entered the contest, so 3 …

Opportunities to ask questions about Brexit in Algorfa, Alicante

Continuing the series of events for UK nationals on Living in Spain and Brexit, British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris and her team will be updating...

Abuse of minors within the family doubles in Alicante

The death this week of a two year old child at the hands of his mother's partner, and the intoxication this summer of a...

A thousand teachers missing as children return to school

Over 280.000 students returned to their schools, colleges and institutes in the Alicante province on Monday, a similar figure to last year, although, according...

Guardamar newlywed stabbed to death by wife

José Luis, a 69-year-old retired truck driver who was born in Santander but who lived in Guardamar del Segura, was stabbed to death on...

Scholarship available worth 25,000 euro at Newton College

Until 29th June, the students in 4th year of ESO (Compulsory Secondary Education) with the best academic records in the province may aim for...

New Alicante Route for Ryanair

Ryanair has today (Tuesday) announced a new route from Alicante to Pardubice (Czech Republic), which will start operating in March with two weekly links,...

Firauto – Car Fair, Expocar and Sobre2ruedas – Motorcycle Fair

The 41st edition of FIRAUTO, the Car Fair, the 27th edition of the Second-hand Car Show, EXPOCAR. And this year, for the first time...

Human Skull found in Alicante dustbin

The National Police in Alicante are investigating the discovery of a skull found inside a plastic bag and dumped in a rubbish container late...

PASSENGERS CHEER AS GROUP OF ROWDY LADIES ARE KICKED OFF FLIGHT...

Passengers were seen cheering, clapping and booing as a group of rowdy ladies were kicked off a Ryanair flight bound for Alicante for swearing...

THREE FUGITIVES ARRESTED ON EUROPEAN WARRANTS

Agents from the National Police have detained three fugitives in the province of Alicante as a result of European Arrest Warrants. The three men,...

HAND GRENADE FOUND CLOSE TO ALICANTE SCHOOL

The National Police are investigating the discovery of a hand grenade after they were alerted to the object close to a school in Alicante...

ALICANTE HOSPITALS QUICKEST TO DISCHARGE PATIENTS

Hospitals in the Alicante province are now the fastest in the country when it comes to discharging their patients. The average hospital stay is now...

El PP enmienda las cuentas de Mónica Oltra “para evitar que...

Los Populares reclaman ayudas para la Federación Valenciana de Enfermos de Alzheimer, la conciliación, las familias numerosas a las que el Consell ha...

El PP critica que el Consell margine al turismo de la...

Fernando Pastor “es un insulto que sólo haya una inversión de 400.000 euros para la Provincia que representa el 60% del movimiento que...

El PP deja entrever las carencias educativas, de los segundos...

• José Juan Zaplana: “Marzá sólo se preocupa de cargarse la concertada y de crear alumnos de primera y de segunda a través del...

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