Tuesday, September 17, 2019

British family with two toddlers trapped near Orihuela as police say flooded neighbourhood is ‘inaccessible’

A BRITISH family with two toddlers is 'trapped' in a house in Benferri, near Orihuela, as police say the neighbourhood is inaccessible.

Gibraltar faces food shortages and four hour border delays in event of no deal Brexit, say government documents

GIBRALTAR may face food and medicine shortages in the event of a no deal Brexit, according to British government documents. 

Dyslexia is a common condition that doesn’t have to be a problem at work

A conference is being run in Gibraltar on the subject by a top expert from UK

Río Clariano bursts its banks in Ontinyent after more than 400 l/m² of rainfall recorded in two-day period

THE Clariano river yesterday burst its bank in the Alicante town of Ontinyent, trashing houses and ruining cars.More...

WARNING: Listeria outbreak reaches Spain’s Malaga after family served infected meat product in RESTAURANT before flying back to UK

Seven people from the same family went to the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella with symptoms of food poisoning

Four people rescued from AP-7 tunnel in Pilar de la Horadada after it flooded in just 20 minutes following...

FOUR people have been rescued from an AP-7 motorway tunnel in Pilar de la Horadada, near San Pedro del Pinatar on the...

Pedro Sanchez’s PSOE would increase majority if general election held tomorrow, new poll shows

THE PSOE would win a majority of seats if a general election was held tomorrow, a poll has found. The party of caretaker prime minister...

Spain edge Australia 95-88 to reach second-ever Basketball World Cup final after TWO periods of overtime

Spain will now bid to win their second-ever title, taking on the winner of the Argentina-France semifinal, which is to be played later today

Hull of Balearia passenger ship torn apart after being stranded at Denia port four weeks previously

THIS is the broken hull of the Balearia passenger ferry that was grounded at Denia port four weeks ago.

WATCH: Man risks his life saving car on steep incline as flash floods hit in Callosa de Segura during...

A MAN has risked his life saving a car as flash floods hit a steep street in Collsa de Segura during Costa...

Over 300 soldiers drafted in to evacuate ‘hundreds’ of Orihuela citizens through Thursday night following devastating Costa Blanca storms

FAMILIES have endured sleeping in an Orihuela school after they were evacuated from their Orihuela homes late last night.

WATCH: Water gushes through toilets and sinks at Costa Blanca hospital during gota fría storm

THIS is the moment a Costa Blanca hospital witnessed water gushing up through their toilets and sinks.

WATCH: Cars swept down 3m-high weir as rainfall exceeding 400mm hammers Costa Blanca village

THIS is the moment three cars are swept down a 3m-high weir in the Costa Blanca village of Moixent, near Ontinyent, in...

Irishman with dementia who was missing FOUND ‘safe and well’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol

"The Irish community at home and abroad have been extraordinary, my family and I have been truly touched by all the help, well wishes and support"

Three dead in Alicante and Andalucia as killer storm moves south through Spain

SPAIN woke up this morning to death and destruction as the Costa Blanca and parts of Andalucia were hit by a devastating...

Bank restrictions blamed after home loans plummet by 10% across Spain’s Andalucia

The regions of Andalucia where the greatest falls have been recorded were in Cordoba, Sevilla and Malaga

City-wide curfew and ‘Level One Emergency’ in Orihuela as Costa Blanca deals with torrential floods

CITIZENS of Orihuela have been told to stay indoors as the Municipal Operational Cooperation Center (CECOPAL) raises to a 'Level 1 Emergency'...

Urgent – Blood required as Costa Blanca stocks run low

COSTA Blanca authorities are setting up urgent blood transfusion centres, in light of the current shortage of certain blood groups.

Woman in critical condition after being savagely beaten by husband in Spain’s Mallorca

The assailant then handed himself into a police patrol on the streets, before going to the Civil Guard headquarters.

Floods close Orihuela road network, Red Cross providing shelter

ORIHUELA City Council has just issued a press release stating that all citizens must refrain from driving the streets, due to the...

Two rowdy men arrested after heated scrap on flight from Spain’s Mallorca to Dublin

When they landed at Dublin Airport a fight broke out between them, at the bottom steps of the plane.

Judge rules rapist gym teacher from Malaga, who was sentenced to 271 years, is allowed to walk the streets...

Juan Carlos GR was imprisoned in 2005 for crimes committed between 1997 and 2002, but now a judge in Granda has granted the inmate be allowed to leave the prison on weekends.

Moped thief rumbled after stealing and stripping almost 20 between Marbella and Malaga

POLICIA Nacional have arrested a Moroccan man accused of robbing or stripping almost 20 mopeds along the Costa del Sol.It comes after the suspect...

Irish woman got so drunk on Ryanair flight she thought she was still in Spain when Gardai arrested her

Her defence team blamed 'a toxic mix' of alcohol and prescription medication

Spanish man arrested after cutting woman’s shirt with scissors during bungled attempted robbery in Malaga

Passersby stopped the suspect in his tracks and alerted police

MISSING: Fears for Irish dad with dementia after he disappears from Spain’s Costa del Sol

The family has appealed for anyone with information to contact local police or the Irish Embassy in Madrid