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Thirteen foot shark found on Costa beach in Spain

A SHARK has been found washed ashore on a beach in Alicante. The fierce fish measured in at a whopping four metres (13ft) long and...

Alicante hospital employee takes year-long sick leave on 15 different occasions

His story came to light after it was revealed he had been on sick leave for over 4,000 days between 2001 and 2006.

Alleged paedophile pensioner arrested after foiled abduction of eight year old girl in southern Spain

AN alleged paedophile pensioner has been arrested after a foiled attempt to abduct a eight-year-old girl in Alicante while she walked with her mother...

Frost and drought causing widespread shortages in Spanish vegetable crops

FROSTS across Spain are causing widespread shortages of vegetables with suppliers scrambling to find alternatives to avoid a repeat of last year's crisis. The January...

Farmers sign petition to protest destruction of healthy olive and almond trees in Alicante

The farmers, part of The Platform for those Affected by Xylella fastidiosa (AXFA), say current eradication plans mark the ‘beginning of the end of our forests, and of our people’.

WATCH: Moment ‘drunk’ Irish couple dragged off flight from southern Spain to Dublin

THIS is the moment a 'drunk' Irish couple were kicked off a flight from southern Spain to Dublin.  The FR7063 flight from Alicante to Dublin...

‘We are seeing what we already feared’: Farmers in southern Spain facing ruin after increasingly hot and dry seasons

FARMERS in southern Spain fear they may lose their position as the top exporters in Europe after successive hot and dry seasons. It comes after...

Ryanair flight from southern Spain grounded to dump ‘drunk Irish couple’

A RYANAIR flight from southern Spain has been forced to make an unscheduled stop in San Sebastian to dump a 'drunk' Irish couple. The FR7063...

British expat dies in horror plane collision with helicopter in Alicante

Donald Milne, an instrumental figure in the early success of rallying superstar Colin McRae, died on impact as a chopper struck down his helicopter at the private Mutxamel airfield.

Forty arrested in Andalucia child sex trafficking ring that saw minors held in caves

FORTY suspects have been arrested in connection with a sex-trafficking ring covering Andalucia, the Basque country and Castilla la Mancha.  Most of the detained are...

MISSING: Fears for Briton who disappeared from southern Spain three months ago

A BRITISH family are still searching for their 'uncle Rob' after he was last seen at the beginning of August. James Robert Mawson, 51, was...

EXCLUSIVE: British expats lose €20 million in failed pension advisory firm based in southern Spain, British boss flees to...

BRITISH expats who lost up to €20 million in a failed pension advisory firm believe their signatures may have been photocopied onto investment documents. Around...

SOAP OPERA: British passengers flying from Spain accuse Ryanair of ditching soap in plane toilets after cabin crew ‘told...

BRITISH passengers have accused Ryanair of ditching soap in plane toilets. Cabin crew onboard the budget airline are said to have told passengers it is...

HOLIDAY HELL: British mum and son spent 60 HOURS on FIVE FLIGHTS getting home from southern Spain after Ryanair...

A BRITISH mother and son spent a hellish 60 hours flying home from southern Spain after Monarch's collapse and the wave of Ryanair cancellations...

Four Brits arrested for horrific abduction and murder of fellow Briton in southern Spain

Brennan was found washed up in a sealed plastic bag on Alicante's La Zenia beach in 2014

British demand for second homes in Spain down almost 30% after Brexit referendum, Mallorca avoids hit

The country's 'hot markets' including Ibiza and Marbella are still thriving

Three killed in light aircraft crash near Granada

The cause of the crash has not yet been identified

Spanish police arrest two Brits after discovering €3.5m-worth of drugs ’80 times stronger than cannabis’

Spanish police have intercepted a €3.5m drug smuggling operation in Alicante

Ryanair staff in Spain set to go on strike over Easter

Ryanair staff at Alicante–Elche airport are set to go on strike after disputes of unpaid wages to part time staff.

Mesolithic people in southern Spain cooked and ate HUMANS just 10,000 years ago

The remains are covered in marks made from stone tools, fire and human teeth

Warm spell over in Spain as country goes on alert for snow, high winds and seas

High winds and torrential rain are predicted to lash the country

WATCH: Nail-biting moment speeding driver narrowly misses Guardia Civil car at petrol station in Alicante

The driver swerved into the station to avoid a collision with another car

FLEW TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN: Watch cocky American tourist attempt jump onto statue of Icarus in southern Spain...

Onlookers can be heard laughing in the clip, which has been shared almost 10,000 times


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