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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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NATIONWIDE WARNING: Storm Gloria puts EXTREME DANGER on Spains roads

THE Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) has issued a national warning for driving on the roads in Spain in the wake of the adverse weather conditions caused from the Atlantic Storm Gloria. Extreme weather is set to cause havoc across the country to at least Tuesday, January 21, with many regions seeing powerful winds, intense snowfall,…
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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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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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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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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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Passenger dies on board easyJet flight from Alicante to Newcastle on New Year’s Day

Story provided by Chronicle Live  The passenger, believed to be a man, became ill on the easyJet flight and crew members called paramedics to meet them when they landed. A passenger died on board an easyJet flight to Newcastle on New Year’s Day. Holidaymakers were on their way back to the city from Alicante, Spain, on Wednesday when a…
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Kirsty Maxwell – Updates

Kirsty Maxwell Updates Kirsty Maxwell’s young life ended tragically when she died in suspicious, unexplained circumstances whilst on holiday in Benidorm, Spain on 29th April 2017. Any information that may be helpful can be given via this confidential number: 07376 040519 (from the UK) +44 737 604 0519 (international) 27th December 2019 Film about tragic…
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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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BREAKING NEWS. Spanish Air Traffic Shutdown Tonight

Article from PlanetMarbella.com BREAKING NEWS. Spanish Air Traffic Shutdown Tonight! Travellers have been warned that the Spanish Air Traffic Control service ENAIRE has said it is planning to suspend the use of airspace in the early hours of tomorrow morning. This dramatic action anticipates the arrival of Father Christmas into Spanish airspace. AENA has also…
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Missing Persons Post

MISSING PERSONS Information on how to File a Missing Persons MISSING – ANTHONY CLEMMIT AGE 33, LAST SEEN 06-Oct-2019 REFERENCE NUMBER 19-005166 https://www.missingpeople.org.uk/ There has been information to suggest that Anthony may be in Gibralter, Benidorm or Alicante, Please if you see this person in the Benidorm area get him to ring me or give…
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Bumps along the way in Benidorm

COBBLES surfacing the remodelled Plaza Triangular are making life difficult for the disabled. They are slippery when it rains and the gaps between them are hazardous for those with walking sticks, walkers or wheelchairs. The Benidorm and Area Association for Persons with Disabilities (Asmibe) recently passed on members’ doubts and worries to the Functional Diversity…
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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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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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David Bellamy dies at age 86

Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy has died aged 86, the Conservation Foundation he formed says. London-born Bellamy, who became a household name as a TV personality, scientist and conservationist, died on Wednesday, according to the foundation. His colleague, David Shreeve, described him as a “larger-than-life character” who “inspired a whole generation”. Full story from the…
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Travel Chaos expected due to national strikes in France

Update 11th December – Transport services are once again badly disrupted on Wednesday as workers continue their indefinite strikes over plans to reform the French pension system. There are also calls for two further days of mass walk-outs and demonstrations – on Thursday, December 12th and Tuesday, December 17th. 4th December – Travel to, from…
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Ryanair update in Spain

Story provided by Euro Weekly News  FOLLOWING the strikes and flight disruptions when the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair confirmed that it would lay off 432 people in Spain, the union representative informed yesterday (Tuesday) that the Irish airline has agreed to keep its base in the northeastern Spanish city of Girona open in exchange for reducing its…
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Man steals bus then causes damage over 2 Kilometres

Update 11th December – British Tourist remanded to Prison to await trial Police have confirmed that the driver of the stolen coach was a British tourist on holiday. The magistrate says that the journey was made “consciously violating the most elementary rules of movement”   A court in Benidorm has remanded the man to prison without…
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Thousands of customers are still awaiting refunds from Thomas Cook

Story provided by the Yorkshire Evening Post.  Full story HERE Tens of thousands of Thomas Cook customers still have not been refunded by the Civil Aviation Authority after the travel firm collapsed two months ago. In October, the government body had reassured the public that all claims made on the first day of its online…
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Alicante government & Costa Blanca golf sector shared tourism goals

THE Alicante government and the Costa Blanca golf sector have shared goals when it comes to attracting more visitors to the region. The President of the Diputacion de Almeria and the provincial tourist board, Carlos Mazon, met this week with the governing body of the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community golf course association to look…
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