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23rd January2 died in our area due to storm Gloria 9 in total 

20th JanuaryAlicante Airport remains closed for the rest of today

19th JanuaryNATIONWIDE WARNING: Storm Gloria puts EXTREME DANGER on Spains roads

18th JanuaryCs asks to recover the ordinance to control drunken tourism in Benidorm

18th JanuaryTwo cyber-criminals arrested in Benidorm after seizing a 20,000 euros 

17th JanuaryThe Alicante-Elche airport will take a month to be fully operational again after the fire, also What can those affected by the fire at the Alicante-Elche airport claim from the airlines?

14th JanuaryFire at Alicante Airport, Updates

13th January – A fire broke out in Aquarium II apartments today around 1pm. The Fire was confined to the terrace of one apartment on the 15th floor, No one was injured and the blaze was quickly brought under control by the local fire brigade.

13th JanuaryFlybe in frantic bid to stave off collapse

11th January3 in a bed, holiday nightmare

10th January – A baby common Whale (known as a fin Whale) measuring 7 metres in length and weighing around one ton was found yesterday close to Benidorm Island, it was still alive when first spotted but in very bad condition, and sadly died and was bought into Benidorm port.

Today Marine biologists are carrying out an examination on the body, to determine cause of death.  Although theses whales do pass through our waters they are not often seen.

6th JanuaryThree year jail sentence requested for a man caught spiking a woman’s drink

4th JanuaryNew Museum planned for Benidorm

3rd JanuaryTravelex Off line after being hacked

2nd JanuaryEasyjet passenger dies on flight on New Years Day


26th DecemberPolice warn expats in Spain of scam targeting vulnerable women on social networks 

15th DecemberSay goodbye to toll roads in our region

13th December Danny Tetley Updates

11th DecemberDavid Bellamy dies aged 86

9th DecemberMan steals bus then causes damage for over 2 kilometres

5th DecemberRyainair flights from Belfast to Alicante Axed from March 2020

4th DecemberTravel chaos expected to due national strikes in France 

2nd DecemberJailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm

29th NovemberBe careful what you write on Social Media in Spain

29th NovemberBenidorm reopens the Castell after five months of work

27th November  – The fight to keep the restaurant open on the Island continues  Peacock Island Cafe bar owner fights closure

20th November – Spanish court says Ryanair’s hand luggage fee is ‘abusive’.

13th NovemberArrested. Businessman who employed five workers without work permits in Valencia

11th NovemberTwo arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking

10th NovemberTwo fires in Benidorm Saturday Night

5th NovemberCosta Blanca Brit friendly campaign to counter Brexit generated uncertainty

1st NovemberCyclists don´t feel safe using the new bike lanes

1st November16 more arrested in Benidorm for selling counterfeit products

26th OctoberStag party claim to have been left battered

26th OctoberMan arrested for robbing two pharmacies in Benidorm

25th OctoberWoman almost lost her leg after being bitten by unknown bug in Benidorm

23rd October4 years in jail for abusing a minor in Benidorm

22nd OctoberKeep Benidorm clean. More than 120 kilos of rubbish removed from the sea

21st OctoberConcerns about large English pubs encroaching the center of Benidorm

19th OctoberHotel worker arrested for stealing from guests rooms

16th OctoberBritish man arrested in Benidorm for falsely reporting his car stolen

15th October3 more investigated for selling counterfeit goods in Benidorm

10th October – Update for use of the EHIC card and S1 form (Healthcare in Spain after Brexit)

27th September – Is Benidorm set to return as a film?

27th September – Organised street begging rises in Benidorm

27th September – YES there are officially more mosquitoes in the area

25th September – Mirador Updates – 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

25th September – Occupants of a small boat that landed in Benidorm have been detained 

25th September – Kirsty Maxwell – Updates

24th September – Thomas Cook Holiday Makers suffer the consequences .

23rd September – Thomas Cook Ceases Trading

20th September – Flybe to pull out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport from October

20th September – New hotel planned for Benidorm New Town

19th September – Man arrested in Benidorm for Identity Theft 

19th September – Tributes to Benidorm bar owner who passed away

17th September – British Man knocked down and killed in Benidorm on night out

15th September – Three arrested for street/beach robberies in Benidorm

14th September – Arrested in Benidorm for assaulting two police officers who saved him from drowning

14th September – Businessmen in the English area of ​​Benidorm ask for surveillance cameras and police on foot against crime

11th September, Updated 14th September – Doorman shot in Benidorm, British man arrested

Air passenger so drunk she didn’t realise she was no longer in Spain

9th September – Man arrested for thefts in Benidorm

British Passenger flies EasyJet plane to Spain after pilot fails to show up

Illegal Property Rentals – More Inspections in the future.

4th September – Bank Robbers Caught

1st September – l’Aigüera Park becomes an obstacle course

26th August – Updates on this earlier story – No Tourist Tax for Benidorm

26th August – Benidorm approves the request to reforms of the law, so that the trile (Peamen) are considered a crime

26th August – Airport Transfer company Resort Care has ceased trading

25th August – New Technology could mean the end to liquid restrictions at UK Airports

24th August – The viral challenge of defecating in swimming pools has forced more than 300 pools to be closed

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

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 

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

07 August –  Five arrested over suspected gang rape of Norwegian Tourist

05 August – National Police dismantle Cocaine drug organisation in Benidorm

Four more arrested in another drug operation in Benidorm.

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

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 – 20 year old man, stabbed in Albir

12th July – 13 people arrested and 4,000 counterfeit items confiscated in Benidorm

12th July – Beware the Bloodsucking Fly

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

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 June – 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

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?

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

Benidorm Bouncers

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

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


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