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24th August – British Airways – Strike Updates
24th August – The viral challenge of defecating in swimming pools has forced more than 300 pools to be closed
24th August – A 49-year-old man drowned in a pool in El Campello
The medical assistance services were not been able to revive him when they arrived at the scene earlier this morning. The neighbours alerted the Emergency Medical Assistance Service (SAMU) after checking the status of the man- No further updates are available at this time.
23rd August – Headlines in the British Press – Brit mum left broke after ‘buying’ Benidorm bar only for real owner to change the locks, NOW read the TRUTH
22 August – Spanish Union confirm strikes by Ryanair cabin crew In September
21 August – Parking in Benidorm, new areas soon to become available… For a price
20 August – British tourist attacked by Pea Men after warning others
20 August – La Vuelta Espana Cycle race comes to Benidorm
19 August – Boy rescued from drowning to be released from Hospital
17 August – Liverpool Airport reassures passengers over potential strike
16 August – A judge issues a restraining order to a group of thieves (Peamen) from the main tourist areas of Benidorm
16 August – Missing wedding planner believed to be in Benidorm
13 August – Hundreds line the street for the funeral of Joe Longthorne MBE
Benidorm Plaza Triangle re-opens.
The Triangle square has now re-opened after 80% of the work has been completed. There are a few things to finish such as the fountain and some of the sidewalks.
10 August – Spanish Ryanair Pilots threaten strike in September
08 August – Strikes set for Liverpool Airport over August Bank Holiday
07 August – Five arrested over suspected gang rape of Norwegian Tourist
Ryan Air have voted for strike action
05 August – National Police dismantle Cocaine drug organisation in Benidorm
Four more arrested in another drug operation in Benidorm.
01 August – Travel operator Laterooms and SuperBreak have ceased trading.
Malvern Group which incorporates Super Break and Late rooms has ceased trading.
The group said Super Break hotel-only holidays would be cancelled and people currently on holiday might have to pay again.
Late Rooms was not a Member of ABTA there website has confirmed today. If you booked through a travel agent, please contact your travel agent for further advice.If you booked directly with Late Rooms, customers are advised to contact the hotel as we understand that payments were made directly to the hotels and therefore bookings should go ahead as planned.
Late Rooms Direct to Consumer
We regret to advise you that Late Rooms Limited (trading as LateRooms.com) has ceased trading with immediate effect and is in administration. KPMG have been appointed as administrators.
In relation to your forthcoming booking(s), LateRooms.com acted as an agent on behalf of your accommodation supplier therefore we anticipate that your reservation is secure and your payment will be taken by the accommodation supplier either in advance (for non-refundable reservations) or at the property.
LATE ROOMS LIMITED HAVE NOT TAKEN ANY PAYMENT FOR YOUR BOOKING
We recommend however that you contact your accommodation supplier directly prior to travelling to confirm. You can find their contact details on your booking confirmation.
To amend or cancel your booking you will need to contact the accommodation supplier directly.
25th July – Police dismantle a group selling high end stolen mobile phones in Benidorm
22nd July – Jailed for 7 years for raping a tourist in Benidorm
22nd July – New beach for Altea
21st July – Englishman Arrested in Benidorm for pretending to be robbed
21st July – Two people rescued on local beaches yesterday
19th July – Local Mayor attacked when defending robbery victim in Benidorm
19th July – Strikes – Ryanair flights could be affected by pilot walkouts.
26th, 27th and 28th July – Benidorm Low Festival
July 17th – Benidorm Hotels 90% full for the beginning of July
July 16th – Tragedy at Aqualandia
July 16th – Fire at Playmon Fiesta. Apartments evacuated and one person injured
July 14th – 25 year old man injured at Algar Falls
July 13th – Strikes at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to disrupt summer travel
July 13th – 20 year old man, stabbed in Albir
12th July – 13 people arrested and 4,000 counterfeit items confiscated in Benidorm
12th July – Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days
12th July – Beware the Bloodsucking Fly.
6th July – Orange weather alerts in place – Extreme heat alert in the province from noon tomorrow
6th July, Updates to previous news – The regulation of “segways” and electric scooters receives the “yes” in Benidorm
July 6th – Man arrested for various robberies in Benidorm
3rd July – Police arrest 12 people for selling counterfeit goods
Police warning of a hoax circulating on social media
The hoax says “If you see an animal locked in a car in hot weather, take a photo then smash a window to get it out, this means you will not face charges for criminal damage”.
Police say this is UNTRUE.
They say call them immediately, they will decide what to do. List of emergency numbers HERE
30th June – Disruption to Roads in Benidorm will continue during the summer months.
30th June – Work on the Cultural Center set to continue as companies bid for the work
29th June – Three women arrested by the police for using sex in order to steal
28th June – New Ryanair Duty Free Alcohol Rules
28th June – Alternative to Traditional Taxis announced in Benidorm
June 26th – Fake news in British tabloids about gangs that drug tourists to rob them in Benidorm. The Spanish Media Retaliate.
25th June – Iceland admit to an error in the diagnoses of Chikungunya virus in Alicante
24th – Here Comes Summer, with the first heat wave of the season
23rd June – Man arrested for assaulting two people with a knife in a bar in Benidorm
23rd June – Swimming prohibited for a limited time at Benidorm´s beaches
23rd June – Warning tiger mosquito´s in the Alicante region
22nd June – Spanish up in arms about FAKE news in the UK tabloids
21st June –The Mirador, One of Benidorm ´s most famous landmarks is turned into a building site.
News of this impending work was in fact covered by ourselves back in December 2018 –The future excavation and musealisation of the Castell de Benidorm
Hoteliers demand a strict application of the law to fight against drunken tourism“
Five Arrested by National Police after robbery on local Beach.
Seven arrested for illegal activities on Benidorm Beaches
Emergency situation with a private jet at Alicante Airport
Benidorm will have Police reinforcements for the Champions League Final
Drunk Brits to be banned from Benidorm?
Be careful what you write on Social Media in Spain
A woman dies after being hit by a bus in the center of Benidorm.
FairFX with Benidorm Seriously
Stabbing in Benidorm – No Fatalities
Med Playa Hotels sold to Azora
Tiki Beach Closes and now Re-opens
Missing Persons Post
Kirsty Maxwell – Updates
National Police arrest 4 people in Benidorm for stealing at knife point
When it rains, it RAINS
Police Investigate the Death of a British Tourist
Two detained in Benidorm for robbing a hotel with a firearm
Four arrested for thefts in Benidorm
UK’s Civil Aviation Authority has banned Boeing 737 Max from UK airspace
Seven intoxicated in a fire at dawn in a hotel in Benidorm
Police clamp down on the sale of Pornographic products
No Tourist Tax for Benidorm
New rules and guidelines for Property Rentals
Three Beach Sellers arrested for selling Mojitos containing faecal remains
Britons die after taking Spanish painkiller Nolotil
Don’t Fall For the FB Message Scam Now Doing the Rounds