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Latest News 6th August

Mundomar will be closing its doors for the 2020 season on Sunday 23rd August

Aqualandia will be closing its doors for the 2020 season on Sunday 23rd August

This decision has be made due to poor visitor numbers over the last month which has made the parks not a viable option to remain open.

6th August

A fishing boat from La Vila Joiosa caught fire about two miles from the vilero port and its four crew members have been rescued.  The fire started at around 6.30 this morning The "Salvamar Mirfak" Maritime Rescue has been working on the extinguishing the fire and, finally, the vessel has now sunk.

News Headlines, boat on fire

The four crew members were put on the life raft and rescued by another vessel, no casualties were reported.

Benidorm´s Beaches, updates and rules

July News Headlines 

31st July Benidorm News  - Selomar Hotel updates

31st July Benidorm News  - Gemelos 28 Updates

30th July  General news - Heatwave Warnings

19th July

Fire at Camping Titus. The fire started at around 22.00,  local fire crews and police attended the scene.

The fire originated in one of the caravans and quickly spread reaching two other caravans that were on adjoining plots.   The rapid performance of firefighters has prevented the flames from spreading throughout the campsite, although the smoke caused by the fire has left a dense cloud of black smoke visible from miles away.  There are no reported injuries from the fire.

June News headlines from June 2020

18th June - Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103

11th June - Belgian Prince fined for flouting quarantine rules 

May News Headlines from May 2020

4th May - 60 arrested in Valencia for defrauding 20 million euros in a Fake inheritance scam

News Headlines from April 2020

29th April - Tui Updates 

28th April - Five British people detained in La Nucia with 230 kilos of Marijuana

28th April - Amazing Weather - Waterspout in Alicante 27th April 2020, photos and video

24th April - Six detainees and 442 denounced in Benidorm for breaching confinement

24th April - The worlds strangest pedestrian crossing

24th April - Earthquakes in the Alicante area

22nd April - Fake news or hoaxes on social media can be classed as a crime in Spain

2nd April - Spanish police foil ATM scam and arrest two suspected of targeting elderly cashpoint users

2nd April - The Government decrees six-month extension of rents that expire during the state of alarm 

News Headlines from March

24th March - Vueling airline - Updates

16th March - Fines for tourists

10th March - Visiting Europe from January 2021

5th March - Flybe collapse - What are Your rights if you have a flight booked

26th Feb - NEW flights between Teesside and Spain will be taking off this summer.

The flights to Alicante, which start on July 17, will be running twice a week from Teesside airport.

Say goodbye to toll roads in our region


Be careful what you write on Social Media in Spain

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

Cyclists don´t feel safe using the new bike lanes

16 more arrested in Benidorm for selling counterfeit products

Kirsty Maxwell – Updates

New hotel planned for Benidorm New Town

Illegal Property Rentals – More Inspections in the future.

No Tourist Tax for Benidorm

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

The regulation of “segways” and electric scooters receives the “yes” in Benidorm

New Ryanair Duty Free Alcohol Rules

Alternative to Traditional Taxis announced in Benidorm

Spanish up in arms about FAKE news in the UK tabloids

Hoteliers demand a strict application of the law to fight against drunken tourism"

Drunk Brits to be banned from Benidorm?

FairFX with Benidorm Seriously

Med Playa Hotels sold to Azora

Tiki Beach Closes and now Re-opens

Missing Persons Post

Benidorm Bouncers

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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