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Article by The EuroWeeklyNews SIZZLING TEMPERATURES: First heatwave of the summer in Spain. SPAIN is feeling the first wave of intense heat this weekend with temperatures expected to reach close to 40 degrees on Wednesday. The ‘potentially dangerous’ heatwave, which looks likely to hit much of Europe, is the result of “a storm stalling […]

Chaplin’s Bar manager Manuel Nieto denied any discrimination was taking place. Article by The Olive Press A BENIDORM bar has responded after a prominent dwarfism foundation accused it of a possible ‘hate crime’. Felipe Orviz, lawyer for the Alpe Foundation, suggested the bar had contravened ‘human rights’ and called for Benidorm town hall to revoke […]

Article by EuroWeeklyNews THIS picture of Spanish men jumping over a bonfire comes as thousands prepare to do the same in one of the country’s biggest fiestas this Sunday. Jumping over bonfires at midnight is one of the many traditions of the Noche de San Juan fiesta (Saint John’s Eve). The festival closely coincides with […]

Article by The Olive Press. ALICANTE, Malaga and Mallorca are among the top four worst airports when it comes to passengers behaving badly.  New figures have revealed which of Spain’s destinations see the highest number of unruly passengers and the highest rates of ‘incidents’ where ‘conflicting’ travellers have led to planes being turned around, police […]

Article by EuroWeeklyNews POLICE will not fine people for smoking while driving according to the Director of the DGT traffic department. In the past there have been several cases of Local Police handing out tickets to people seen smoking while behind the wheel, arguing that they could not be fully in control of their vehicle. […]

One tourist reportedly woke up on a beach in Benidorm, Spain, to discover that his trainers and other belongings had been stolen Article by The Mirror Ruthless gangsters are drugging British tourists and stealing their belongings in Benidorm, according to reports. One holidaymaker awoke on a beach on the Spanish resort to find that someone […]

Emergency services including helicopters and a plane have extinguished a number of fires in the Sierra Gelada Mountain range immediately behind the Aqualandia water park. Four engines from Alicante’s Consorcio Provincial de Bomberos and forest fire units , as well as four airborne units, worked to put the blaze out. A spokesperson from Alicante Consorcio […]

Article by The Daily Star In a tactic which has become known as a “friendly hug”, victims are often embraced by a thief who then snatches a watch and makes a run for it. Street gangs who sell clothes and accessories during the day are increasing attacking tourists. Party hotspot Magaluf, on the island of […]

Article by EuroWeeklyNews THREE Icelandic holidaymakers have been diagnosed with chikungunya fever after returning to their home country from the Costa Blanca, the first recorded case of someone contracting the disease in Spain. Officials with Spain’s Health Ministry in the Valencia Region have confirmed the tourists were diagnosed in a Reykjavik hospital. They had been […]

Article by the Daily Star Benidorm is one of Britain’s favourite holiday destinations. If sun, sea and sand weren’t enough to pull tourists to the Spanish hotspot, this new attraction could do the trick. One of the world’s largest slides has opened in the Alicante’s water park – Aqualandia. Aqualandia’s new slide – the Cyclon […]