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Court rules €5,373 paid to family holidaymakers over algae on ...

Bay Radio News | October 2, 2020 close
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Family wins €5,373 after complaining about algae ruining beach holiday. A Bilbao court has sentenced a travel agency to pay €5,373 to a family whose holiday was ruined by algae on the resort’s beach. The judge held the agency accountable for a ‘lack of information’, as the algae affected one […]

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COVID-19 STATS: Spain records 10,000 new coronavirus cases in ...

Bay Radio News | August 27, 2020 close
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The Ministry of Health has announced 9.658 new cases of COVID-19 to its official statistics today. A total of 3,731 new cases were diagnosed through Wednesday, 26 August – however nearly 6,000 more cases have been updated to daily statistics announced over the last few days. Madrid (979), Andalucia (384), […]

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“Our hearts go out to them” – Xabia International ...

Bay Radio News | August 24, 2020 close
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Xabia International College director Richard Wijeratne and head of secondary Mike Mills have been in the BayRadio Studio 1 with Moody to discuss GCSE and A Level exam results. Richard Wijeratne said algorithms designed to grade students sitting UK examinations created conditions that were ‘unfair in the extreme’ to certain […]

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Madrid makes masks obligatory and reduces group gatherings to 10...

Bay Radio News | July 28, 2020 close
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The autonomous community of Madrid has today announced it will make sanitary masks obligatory in all public places as part of measures to reduce COVID-19 transmissions. Group gatherings will be limited to 10 in restaurants and bars, while recommeding private gatherings do not exceed this number. The region also plans […]

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Medplaya Hotel Rio Park in Benidorm to shut on 30th July due to ...

Bay Radio News | July 28, 2020 close
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Medplaya Hotel Rio Park in Benidorm has announced it will shut its doors on 30th July directly due to ‘changes’ on travel advice to Spain from the UK’s Foreign Office. The hotel, part of the Medplaya group, has a pop-up message on its website saying they ‘regret’ the decisions made […]

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UK’s Foreign Office advises against travel to Balearics ...

Bay Radio News | July 28, 2020 close
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The UK’s Foreign Office (FCO) has updated travel advice for Spain to include warnings against visiting the Balearics and Canary Islands. The update yesterday, July 27, comes after initial talks to exempt the Spanish islands from the 14-day quarantine imposed on travellers returning to the UK. News of the talks […]

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Police fine holidaymakers for organising 100+ party in rented ...

Bay Radio News | July 27, 2020 close
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Authorities have fined holidaymakers in Javea for organising a party with over 100 guests at their rented villa last Sunday morning. Policia Local and Guardia Civil arrived at the house on Camí Vell de la Granadella following a noise complaint at 3.30am. Agents confirmed the party broke restrictions on private […]

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Valencian president asks UK authorities to exempt region from ...

Bay Radio News | July 27, 2020 close
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The president of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig, has asked British authorities to exempt his region from the 14-day quarantine on returning travellers. Puig asked for special measures for particularly the Costa Blanca, in the Valencian province of Alicante, after the UK reversed quarantine measures last Saturday. He stressed that […]

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Spain removed from travel corridors exemption list

Laura | July 27, 2020 close
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If you arrive in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland from Spain on or after 26 July 2020 you will need to self-isolate · Spain no longer on travel corridor list, travellers arriving into England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from Spain from midnight tonight will need to self-isolate · People already […]

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Totana in Murcia reverts to Fase 1 lockdown after 55 people ...

Bay Radio News | July 23, 2020 close
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Totana in Murcia will today revert back to Fase 1 of lockdown after an outbreak in a pub led to 55 new infections. At least 300 PCR tests have been carried out on punters who went to the Dubai bar between July 10-11. “The figures are high and will increase […]

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Amjasa to deliver water to Javea urbanisations cut off from ...

Bay Radio News | July 23, 2020 close
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Javea’s municipal water company, Amjasa, has announced it will deliver water to cut-off urbanisations via a truck throughout today. A pipe at Javea’s desalination plant broke on Monday, leaving residents living in Balcon al Mar, Tossalet and Costa Nova without water. The pipe broke again following a repair, as Amjasa […]

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Valencian Community registers 26 new COVID-19 cases – hotspots...

Bay Radio News | July 22, 2020 close
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The Valencian Community has recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period up to 2pm today Wednesday (July 22nd). The new diagnoses by PCR bring current active cases over 500 in the entire Community, which includes the provinces of Castellon, Valencia and Alicante. It is the highest number of […]