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British woman dies during Benidorm hen do

A BRITISH woman has died after collapsing in Benidorm during a hen party. Mandy Farrell was taken into intensive care after suffering an aneurysm and slipping into a coma at a coffee bar in Hotel Marina. Her family had flown over to be at her side in hospital and her…

Drug smugglers arrested with five kilos of heroin at Alicante’s airport

TWO men were arrested in Alicante-Elche airport for attempting to smuggle five kilos of heroin into Spain. Immigration services in Holland found a suitcase full of drugs and quickly contacted authorities in Alicante. Police were waiting for the pair upon landing and promptly arrested them.

Third cyclist dies after drunk driver crash on Costa Blanca

ONE of the cyclists hit by a drunk driver in Costa Blanca has died, bringing the death toll up to three. Jose Antonio Albi Valero was unable to recover from his injuries, and passed away at the La Fe de Valencia Hospital on Thursday (May 11) according to the Javea…

British woman fights for her life after collapsing during hen do in Benidorm

A BRITISH woman was rushed to Levante Hospital after collapsing during a hen party in Benidorm. Mandy Farrell suddenly fell ill while drinking coffee at the Hotel Marina, where she reportedly said: “Oh my God – I think I’m dying.” Doctors told her family she has suffered an aneurysm to…

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Plans to extend marine reserves given the go ahead in Costa Blanca

CAMPELLO and Villajoyosa are progressing with their joint plans for extending Campello’s existing marine reserve as far as La Vila. Mayors and councillors from both towns as well as representatives from their fishing guilds met for the second time in Villajoyosa to discuss creating a Fishing Marine Reserve. The initiative…

'Under the influence' driver kills two cyclists on N-332 in Spain

A DRIVER alleged to have been under the influence of alcohol and drugs ran her car head-first in to a group of six cyclists from the Llebeig de Javea Athletics Club on the N-332 on Sunday morning. The 28-year-old Spanish woman from Oliva, who has not been named, killed two…

Parents sentenced to prison for abusing three-month-old baby in Alicante

A COUPLE has been sentence to five and a half years in prison for abusing their three-month-old baby. The parents would ‘habitually mistreat’ their child and broke several bones on numerous occasions. It was only when the infant was taken into Alicante General Hospital that suspicions arose, and upon scanning,…

Plane en route to Alicante declares mid-flight emergency

A PLANE on route to Alicante from Amsterdam declared it was in a state of emergency mid-flight. The Boeing 737, flight number HV6143, was forced to land in Paris at the Orly airport. It is currently unknown what problems the Transavia aircraft was having. LIVE Transavia #HV6143 from Amsterdam to…

Taxi drivers protest against 'VTC' service in Alicante

ALICANTE taxi drivers brought traffic chaos to the city when they joined a nationwide protest against the so-called ‘VTC,’ the controversial licensed ‘car with driver’ service. The licensed taxi industry across Spain sees the new ‘chauffeur’ driven cars as a threat and unfair competition. And taxi drivers argue the licences…

British man arrested after hen party girl death plunge from Benidorm balcony

SPANISH police have arrested a British man following the death of a girl who plunged to her death from the 10th floor of a Benidorm apartment block at the weekend. The girl, so far named only as Kirsty, was on a hen weekend with a group of 35 and her…

More flight routes from UK to Alicante

A ROMANIAN airline has begun flying routes to and from the UK to Alicante. Blue Air will have flights departing from Liverpool on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, offering thousands of seats to potential travellers. Alicante’s fire service greeted the airline’s inaugural flight by spraying an arch of water over the…

British woman dies in fall from Benidorm apartment balcony

A BRITISH woman has died after plunging from a 10th-floor apartment balcony in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca report Spain's National Police. The 25-year-old fell from the terrace of an appartment block on the Calle Almería in the Rincón de Loix area, commonly known as the 'British district'. As yet,…

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