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Benidorm News Stories and up and coming Events

Benidorm News Stories and up and coming Events Here you will find links to up to new up to the minute stories so pop back often for up to the minute news. Headlines: 19th March – Grandfather stranded in Benidorm has returned to Wrexham Keith Arrowsmith, from Wrexham who is a grandfather of six, is…
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UK’s Civil Aviation Authority has banned Boeing 737 Max from UK airspace

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned the Boeing 737 MAX from operating in or over UK airspace “as a precautionary measure”. This decision has come following the tragic crash of  Ethiopian Airlines plane on Sunday, killing 157 people on board. This was the second fatal accident involving the 737 Max 8 plane type…
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Police clamp down on the sale of Pornographic products

Police clamp down on the sale of Pornographic products Please note this news report contains some strong language. Police coup to the sale of pornography in five shops in Benidorm. The local police seized about 500 items such as  t-shirts with obscene messages, penis-shaped candy or plastic breasts that were sold in supermarkets and Asian…
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The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm

The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm The arrested women traveled daily from Alicante to Benidorm primarily just to steal, specifically off elderly foreigners through the “piquero” method, which consists of subtracting wallets and purses using just two fingers normally without the owners of the stolen items even being aware of what is happening.…
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Air Europa fined two million for fraudulently hiring 138 hostesses

Air Europa fined two million for fraudulently hiring 138 hostesses Air Europa signed crew members from Uruguay, Peru and the Dominican Republic without work permits. Spanish company Air Europa fined two million euros for employing non EU cabin crew that didn’t have residencias or work permits. (Non EU are not permitted to work in Schengen…
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Information and events for British citizens in Spain

  You will find Official information British people moving to and living in Spain need to know here.   The following information has been provided by Gov.uk The British Embassy and Consulates regularly hold events across Spain to update British citizens on the UK’s departure from the European Union. These events are part of an…
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Benidorm woman, 19, ‘drugged and raped by “Wolf Pack”

Story Courtesy of The Sun Newspaper A 19-YEAR-OLD woman was reportedly drugged and gang-raped by a “Wolf Pack” gang who filmed the horror attack in a basement on New Year’s Eve. Police are now investigating whether more women may have been victim to the gang of suspected thugs who are feared to have a carried…
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Flights disrupted at Heathrow due to Drone sightings

Story courtesy of BBC News Departures at Heathrow have been stopped after a drone was sighted, the airport says. A Heathrow spokeswoman said the airport was working with police to “prevent any threat to operational safety”. She said: “As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate. We apologise to passengers for any…
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No Tourist Tax for Benidorm

No Tourist Tax for Benidorm Good news for Benidorm tourists – Many resorts in Spain are considering introducing a tourist tax to raise additional money. This initiative comes from the government as it is a good way of bringing more money to the country. However, there is a destination that will be saved from this rate:  Benidorm. where there will not be a additional…
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Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings cause delays

Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings cause delays UPDATE 24th December – And the plot thickens…… there may never have been any drones at Gatwick  and the whole incident could have been down to “poor communications”, according to police. Ministers were briefed on the latest situation at the airport in a conference call on Christmas Eve amid…
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Crime and Financial problems for Playmon Park Apartments Block F

Crime and Financial problems for Playmon Park Apartments Block F Debts of 800,000 euros and a lengthy legal process that will leave the residents of the building in an economic loophole with no way out, residents also ask for more measures to tackle crime and squatters. Original source www.diarioinformacion.com  – This story has been translated from Spanish…
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Benidorm Hoteliers declare war on wasteful tourists

Benidorm Hoteliers declare war on wasteful tourists Energy-conscious hoteliers in Benidorm have declared war on wasteful tourists who are using three clean towels each day and leaving the air conditioning on – when they’re not in their rooms. Source – www.diarioinformacion.com – Article translated from Spanish News, so some information may have been lost in translation.…
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Three Beach Sellers arrested for selling Mojitos containing faecal remains

Three arrested for selling mojitos with faecal remains on the beaches of Barcelona News reported in Elmundo Newspaper  so translated from Spanish The Guardia Civil and the Local Police detained on Tuesday three people accused of illegally selling mojitos to tourists on the beaches of Barcelona. The sale itself, although illegal, is the least important part. The reason…
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Wolves supporter flew to Newcastle game via BENIDORM… because it was cheaper than getting the train

Story source: talksport.com Loyal fan was hailed a ‘hero’ on social media after he enjoyed a night out in Spain on his way to the match against Newcastle. A Wolves fan wasn’t too happy about the sky-high cost of a train fare to Newcastle on Sunday – so found an ingenious alternative. Steve Horton was hailed…
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Official information British people moving to and living in Spain need to know

Official information British people moving to and living in Spain need to know There will be no change to the rights and status of UK nationals living in Spain while the UK remains in the EU. While the government continues to negotiate EU Exit, you should: Information provided by the UKGov.com make sure you’re correctly registered as resident in Spain. INFORMATION ON…
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Three months given to work out the demolition of Gemelos 28

Three months given to work out the demolition of Gemelos 28 Original article by  Diario Informacion so some information may be lost in translation The Spanish supreme court have now given the Valencian government just three months to say how and when they are going to pay the 100 million euros (this figure includes compensation to…
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ARRESTED – THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SHOOTING INCIDENT THAT OCCURRED ON JULY 14th 2018

ARRESTED THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SHOOTING INCIDENT THAT  OCCURRED ON JULY 14TH ON THE AVENIDA MALLORCA The National Police  have detained the main person in charge of a criminal organization dedicated to extortion and account adjustments, the detainee was allegedly involved in a shooting in Benidorm in which three people were injured by bullets The…
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Thomas Cook issue profit warning – second in two months

Article provided and written by BBC News Thomas Cook has warned that its annual profits are set to be about £30m lower than expected, its second profit warning in two months. Earnings at its tour operator unit were £88m lower in the year to September, as people delayed booking holidays because of the prolonged heatwave…
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