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New era for Cancer Care Javea as they open their first centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new home for Cancer Care Javea was officially opened in La Plaza on Monday by Javea mayor, Jose Chulvia and the British Vice...

Easter Covid update: How to stay safe during Semana Santa festivities in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Regional Ministry of Health and Families of Andalucia has published a list of health recommendations and mask use for a safe Easter Week...

‘Death test’

Scientists have patented a test that tells you how long you have left to live

Extension to Gibraltar Cemetery as Coronavirus deaths expected

THE confirmed caseload in Gibraltar has risen slightly to 56 from yesterday’s 55 confirmed cases while there are 42 active cases, which are in isolation.

School-children gifted oranges from the farming community on Spain’s costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA school-children enjoyed a healthy Vitamin C boost yesterday, April 28, thanks to the area’s Department of Farming. Local Councilor for Agriculture, Víctor Valverde,...

Gibraltar starts mass testing to find out Coronavirus spread

THE Gibraltar Health Authority will be testing a portion of the population to see the reach of the Coronavirus in the community after recent case rises.

Cystic fibrosis campaigner’s legacy lives on in hopes to legalise new drug Orkambi in Spain

Becky Baker passed away at only 32, but her tireless campaign to help other sufferers of cystic fibrosis continues

Spain’s high-speed AVE rail to transport donated organs

The agreement will be trialled with crossover organ donors

COUNTDOWN IS ON: More victims of painkiller Nolotil come forward ahead of Spain probe

It comes weeks before a health campaigner is set to take her findings to a meeting with Spain’s top medication governing body in Madrid next month

READER’S QUESTION: When can I get a booster in Spain if I recently recovered from COVID?

SPAIN is rolling out a nationwide strategy to give a third dose of the vaccine to those already vaccinated in a bid to keep...

Lateral Flow and PCR Covid tests: What’s the difference and when to get tested ahead of festivities in Spain

THE countdown to Christmas Day is well underway with those long-awaited festive get-togethers just around the corner.  But with the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreading...

EXCLUSIVE: Brit ex-footballer admitted for gallstone op but loses right leg at scandal-hit hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH EXPAT went into Torrevieja Hospital for routine gallstone treatment, and came out minus his right leg. James survived the experience, but must suffer...

Tourists that test positive for COVID-19 in Spain’s Mallorca will be isolated at dedicated hotel

From today until April 5, 522 flights are scheduled to land in Mallorca from Germany

Special home-care unit launched as THIRD case of coronavirus confirmed in Spain’s Mallorca in woman who recently returned from...

THE Ministry of Health in the Balearic Islands has confirmed the third case of the coronavirus in Mallorca.

Euthanasia: What we know about assisted suicides within the first year since legalisation in Spain

ON the first anniversary of the introduction of an assisted suicide law in Spain, we take a look at the facts and figures to...

Explainer: Euthanasia law in Spain comes into force

A NEW assisted suicide law came into effect on Friday, making Spain the fourth country in the European Union to legalise euthanasia.  Parliament gave final...

COVID-19 cases continue big rises as hospital admissions also go up in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

1,410 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed today(July 1) in the Valencian Community by the regional health ministry. That's a rise of 476 cases on yesterday's...

Skin cancer breakthrough

New master cells discovered in the fight against skin cancer

Lionel Messi’s girlfriend rushed to hospital in Argentina

Antonella Roccuzzo has been kept in the hospital overnight

Manhunt for COVID-infected Dutch tourists who left self-isolation hotel in Spain to possibly return home

POLICE are trying to stop a group of coronavirus-infected Dutch tourists from leaving Spain after they stopped self-isolating in the Extremadura region. They were staying...

San Pedro’s Arte Sano festival announces 60s theme for July’s tenth edition

The festival was attended by over 6,000 people last year

Costa Blanca cemeteries in panic Halloween visitors could cause mosquito boom by leaving flowers in vases and glasses

CEMETERIES on the Costa Blanca are panicking that visitors leaving flowers in vases and glasses could cause a boom in mosquitos on this week's...

WARNING: Mussels in Spain containing norovirus distributed to Andalucia, dozens infected

SOME 39 people have become infected by norovirus after eating contaminated frozen mussels.  The outbreak  occured in Valencia, but the infected batch had already been...

Why the Christmas period can be the most dangerous

THE festive period is here again, with a full diary of Christmas events and office parties. The time of year when you can let...

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