The reopening of Spanish ports to cruise ships, agreed in June, is yet another small sign of recovery in the tourist market, but one that is especially  welcome  in  the  city  of Alicante, particularly now with the interest being shown in the city by British cruise operators.

As many thousands of residents have been forced to leave their homes in La Palma because of the eruption of Cumbre Vieja volcano, we look at the situation of volcanoes that we have close by, here in the Valencian Community.

And of course all the latest local sport with our football and bowls roundups.