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Fire at Alicante Airport – Updates

Aena plans to reopen Alicante-Elche airport at 5am in the morning The first flight is scheduled to take off at 6:00 am bound for Algeria Aena extends until tomorrow the closure of Alicante-Elche airport – Please check with your airline with regards to your flights status. In total, the closure has affected a total of…
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News Headlines

News Headlines Click on the links to read the full stories 20th January – Local News, A 45 year old man was injured on the AP-7 in the municipality of Altea when a truck overturned. The CICU received  notice of the accident at 4.05 am and has moved a SAMU unit to the scene, The…
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Red alerts for heavy snow, rain and strong winds in the Alicante Province

Red alerts for heavy snow, rain and strong winds in the Alicante Province In Alicante province, a RED snowfall warning is in place throughout the interior and the north coast of the province and areas above 600 meters, 20 centimeters of snow could accumulate in 24 hours, coastal areas furthest from the coastline may be affected.…
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Cs asks to recover the ordinance to control drunken tourism in Benidorm

Cs asks to recover the ordinance to control drunken tourism in Benidorm The Balearic government has passed a decree law to ban in the areas of Palma and Magaluf (Mallorca) and the West End of San Antonio (Ibiza) “drunken tourism . ” A measure that in Benidorm has raised different opinions and has returned to the table if it…
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Two cyber-criminals arrested in Benidorm

Two cyber-criminals arrested in Benidorm after seizing a 20,000 euro loot Agents of the National Police have arrested two people in Benidorm who allegedly impersonated computer technicians to get a loot of more than 20,000 euros. As reported Friday by the provincial police. They pretended to be technicians of a software company to offer false services to victims who did not need…
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Hair and Beauty in Benidorm

Hair and Beauty in Benidorm We are often asked where can I find a Hairdresser, or where can I get beauty treatments etc, so here you will find some of the most popular places as recommended by our members. Hotel Dynastic British Hairdressers Peluqueria unisex. British Hairdressers, situated in the Dynastic Hotel Oh my Gloss…
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Getting a Tattoo on Holiday

Getting a Tattoo on Holiday One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook group, is where to get a tattoo done whilst here in Benidorm, so here are some tips and safety guidelines. The healing process takes about 4-6 weeks. Get your tattoo done towards the end of your holiday to give…
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The Alicante-Elche airport will take a month to be fully operational

The Alicante-Elche airport will take a month to be fully operational again after the fire Alicante-Elche airport began to return to normal at 14:10 pm yesterday with the landing of a flight from Moscow and takeoff of another plane to Brussels and, according to sources of Aena, today we operate from El Altet all flights , without any having…
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Flybe in frantic bid to stave off collapse

Government support offer to Flybe which could continue flights in and out of Spain As Reported in the EuroWeeklyNews  Flybe one of the favourite choices of fliers in and out of Spain for expats could be saved this morning from administration. This morning Andrea Leadsom and Grant Shapps will meet Mr Javid the chancellor to…
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Hotels recommended for Christmas and New Year

Hotels recommended for Christmas and New Year This is a regularly asked question on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group. Below is a list of Hotels recommended by Benidorm Seriously Members, click on the link to read the hotels reviews. The Don Pancho Rio Park Hotel  Flash Hotel Ambassador Agua Azual Bristol Calypso Deloix Dynastic Helios Marina Nereo…
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3 in a Bed, Holiday Nightmare

3 in a Bed, Holiday Nightmare Three grandads who splashed out nearly £3,500 for a dream holiday to Benidorm say it was ruined after being made to share a bed in their swanky hotel room. Frank Christian, 71, had booked the trip with Hays Travel for a lads holiday over Christmas and New Year with…
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Living or moving to Spain, Official Guidance

Living in Spain Official information British people moving to or living in Spain need to know, including guidance on Brexit, residency, passports and healthcare. All information is provided by the gov.uk. Last updated 29 August 2019 This page tells you what to do ahead of the UK leaving the EU. It will be updated if anything changes, including…
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Three year jail sentence requested for a man caught spiking a young woman’s drink

Three year jail sentence requested for a man caught spiking a woman’s drink A young man faces a sentence of three and a half years in prison for allegedly trying to drug a girl by throwing an amount of ecstasy into her drink. The events occurred on September 29th 2017 in a cocktail bar in Alcoy,…
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Local News – New Museum planned for Benidorm

Local News – New Museum planned for Benidorm The museum will be called the  “Aula del Mar” and will show the history of the merchant sailors who left Benidorm to dive into the sea, and show details about what fishing was like using the trap method.  The museum will also serve as an informative space…
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Travelex Off line after being hacked

Travelex Off line after being hacked Foreign currency service Travelex said yesterday that it has taken all its sites offline after being attacked by a software virus on New Year’s Eve. It has since been forced to provide foreign exchange services manually in its branches. The group said it immediately took down its online systems…
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Outrage Over New Water Saving Measures for 2020

Outrage Over New Water Saving Measures for 2020 Outrage Over New Water Saving Measures. Water shortages on the Costa Blanca have forced the government to introduce drastic drought prevention laws. This summer water reserves on the Costa Blanca were at an all time low.  Reservoirs are at less than 50% capacity, and a lack of…
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Police warn expats in Spain of scam targeting vulnerable women on social networks

Police warn expats in Spain of scam targeting vulnerable women on social networks THE National Police have issued a warning to women living in Spain of a scam targeting people who use Facebook. Story by EuroWeeklyNews Over the past few months, there have been multiple cases of women across the country who have been scammed…
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Living in the EU: prepare for Brexit

Living in the EU: prepare for Brexit Information for UK nationals living in the EU provided by GOV.UK Last updated 19 December 2019 For information on paperwork required to live and work in Spain click HERE UK nationals in the EU There will be no change to your rights and status as a UK national…
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Say goodbye to toll roads in our region

Say goodbye to toll roads in our region Toll roads in Alicante and Andalusia, the AP-7 Tarragons-Valencia-Alicante and the AP-4 Seville-Cádiz, will become free as of 2020. The company Abertis, which manages the motorways, will end their concession contract on December 31st and, as agreed by the Ministry of Development, the tolls will be lifted…
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Drinking and Driving in Spain – The Laws and fines explained

DRINKING AND DRIVING IN SPAIN Spain has strict drink driving laws, these are stricter than the UK where the limit is 0.8. In Spain, you’re no longer considered fit to drive when your blood/alcohol concentration exceeds 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood (or 30mg for drivers with less than two years’ experience and professional drivers). The amount you…
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All about Spanish Jamon

All about – Spanish Jamón (Spanish Ham) Spain is famous for many great foods, but non greater than the jamón. The Spanish tradition of ham making dates back more than 2,000 years to when the Romans controlled most of the country  For hundreds of years, cured ham legs were a specialty reserved only for royalty…
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Danny Tetley – Updates

Danny Tetley – Updates 13th December – Danny Tetley admits child sexual exploitation of seven teenage boys Danny Tetley has this lunchtime (Fri) pleaded guilty to a series of child sexual exploitation charges relating to him inducing teenage boys to send indecent images to him for money. The 39-year-old’s court case was previously subject to a…
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Jailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm

Jailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm A 48 year old man of Italian nationality has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for selling cocaine in a well-known pub in Benidorm and assaulting one of the police officers of the narcotics brigade who went to the establishment to…
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Christmas Cake Recipe – Benidorm style

Christmas Cake Recipe – Benidorm style Our favourite Christmas Cake recipe, posting this now in case you need a couple of attempts xxx enjoy Ingredients: 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar lemon juice 4 large eggs lots of nuts 1 bottle…
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