• Mourning for fire victims

    Mourning for fire victims0

    Villajoyosa council has declared three days of mourning for the death of three people in a high-rise apartment fire in the early hours of Monday morning. The three dead are a woman, her son and her grandson, aged 5, who was found by firefighters hugging his dog. Mayor of Villajoyosa, Marcos Zaragoza said it was

  • Rooms without a view

    Rooms without a view0

    While the construction of the new municipal sports centre in La Mata, Torrevieja is progressing at a fast pace, owners of apartments in the flats constructed next to the N-332 road have found that their view of the nearby natural park and La Mata lake has disappeared. Around half of the homeowners in one of

  • Three dead in tower block fire

    Three dead in tower block fire0

    Three people have died and another 15 have been injured in a fire at an apartment block in Villajoyosa. The regional emergency services said the alert was sounded at 02.13 on Monday morning. The fire started on the 11th floor of the building on Avenida Marineros, they noted. State news agency EFE reported that two

  • Winter bites back

    Winter bites back0

    Snow caused chaos on roads in the north of Spain over the weekend, with motorways in Castilla y León region affected – as shown by the network of cameras operated by the national traffic department (DGT). Heavy falls affected traffic on the A-2 between Guadalajara and Soria; the A-6 at Manzanal del Puerto near León;

  • Norwich and Cardiff get the nod from budget flyer

    Norwich and Cardiff get the nod from budget flyer0

    Budget airline Ryanair has announced nine new routes from Alicante-Elche airport as the low-cost operator carries out its promised expansion on the Costa Blanca. Provincial president Toni Pérez reminded that the airline now has a base at Alicante-Elche which is leading to additional connections, including Cardiff, Norwich and Barcelona. The route to Wales had been