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  • Severe weather warning for Valencia, Alicante, Murcia & Almeria

    13-Sep-2019

    Spain's meteorological office (AEMET) has issued an 'extreme risk' weather warning for the regions of Valencia, Alicante, Murcia & Almeria for today and tomorrow. The forecast is for torrential rain and flash floods may occur which could caus..

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  • Size of medical bill for travel insurers rises to £209m

    20-Aug-2019

    Travel insurers are now dealing with one new claim every three minutes typically from UK travellers needing emergency medical treatment while overseas. Some 153,000 travellers needed emergency medical treatment abroad last year - equating to ..

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  • Hands-free phone ban for drivers in England & Wales 'should be considered'

    14-Aug-2019

    Drivers could be banned from using hands-free mobile phones in England and Wales, a group of MPs has suggested. Current laws give the "misleading impression" that hands-free options are safe, they warned. While it has been illegal to us..

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  • Portuguese roads: the best and the worst

    07-Aug-2019

    While one road in Portugal has been voted as the best in Europe for driving, the worst road in Portugal has also been revealed in another study which highlights poor signage and an increase in pedestrian deaths. Portugal´s EN304 may jus..

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  • New car document arrives in Portugal

    02-Aug-2019

    ​All new registration cars delivered from today (1/8) onwards are to have a new Single Car Document (DUA) in a simple format that is more "resistant and safe," the justice ministry said. The new DUA, which looks like a citizen's card, will fi..

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  • And Portugal's most dangerous road is..........

    31-Jul-2019

    Portugal ‘most dangerous road’ is not the EN125 – despite what Algarvians may think. There are far more scary thoroughfares, most of them in the Lisbon area – the absolute worst of which, connecting the capital with Si..

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