The mayor of Orihuela, Carolina Gracia, is demanding ‘urgent action’ from the Segura Hydrographic Confederation (CHS) with the clearing of reeds, debris and other obstructions from riverbeds and ravines as the region looks ahead to a period of meteorological instability.

Valencian public health is about to make a giant leap into robot-assisted surgery with the purchase three Da Vinci robotic surgery teams, one for each province, and also with health, the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII), has reported that more than 4,650 people have died this summer in Spain from heat related causes, 205 of which are in the Alicante province.