Alicante, 1918: The other pandemic that also stigmatized the poor

Historical studies show that efforts to eradicate the "Spanish flu" by razing low-income districts in the Mediterranean city probably helped spread disease even further


Body of Dutch man missing in floods found, bringing total victims to seven

The 66-year-old was located in San Fulgencio, Alicante by a local resident. Public insurer CSS is expecting to pay out at least €190m for the damage caused by the recent extreme weather in Spain


Three French tourists placed in custody for gang rape in Benidorm

Another two men have been given provisional release for allegedly sexually assaulting two 20-year-old Norwegian women


YouTuber killed when parachute fails to open during jump in Alicante

The 29-year-old fell 50 meters to the ground after jumping from a cement tower for a stunt intended for his channel


Alicante: The province where foreigners are disappearing from municipal rolls

Uncertainty around Brexit is prompting British residents to abandon tourist coastal cities while unemployment is also forcing workers to leave inland towns


Police in Alicante seek more possible victims of new “Wolf Pack” gang

Four men were arrested on January 1 after authorities were alerted by the sister of one of the suspects to the sexual assault of a 19-year-old


Spain ignores pleas to not send rescued migrants back to Libya

The 12 Africans who were plucked from the sea by a Spanish fishing boat are terrified of being returned