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In a recent Cork Talk I mentioned that, when presenting wine tastings, I always like to include wines from some of the less famous...

Clubs and Charities South

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Electrical storm

WHEN purchasing electrical appliances for the home most people will shop around, looking for the best prices available. Richard Gardham did just that; looking to...

Court clears Jávea mayor

Jávea Mayor José Chulvi has attacked political rivals for ‘maliciously’ accusing him of fraud over the award of town hall contracts after magistrates dismissed...

Meeting over open-cast mine project

MORE than 100 residents attended Tuesday evening’s meeting on the controversial gypsum prospecting and open-cast mine plan for San Miguel de Salinas. Residents were told...

Woman sets adversary on fire following tiff

AN ARGUMENT in a shop in Murcia city on Saturday between two women led to one of them setting fire to the other at...

Volunteers fear mass cat poisoning

A TOTAL of 15 feral cats have been found dead in Campoamor, the volunteers taking care of a nearby feral cat colony told Costa...

Bumper summer for Torrevieja

THE POPULATION of Torrevieja rose to an estimated 423,000 people during the peak summer tourist season, according to information provided by the town hall. More...

Deadly dolphin disease returns

THE POTENTIALLY-fatal Morbilivirus is once again hitting the bottlenose dolphin population in the Mediterranean Sea, according to the Valencia-based Fundación Oceanographic.

Altea minor stabbed in Cap Negret

Guardia Civil officers in Altea have arrested an 18 year old youth of Cuban nationality for the attempted murder of a 13 year old...

Family arrested for school drug peddling

A FAMILY who were allegedly selling drugs to schoolchildren in Torrevieja have been arrested by Guardia Civil. A grandmother, mother and grandson are accused of...

Bid to end ‘friendly fire’

THE REGIONAL government is legislating to prevent traditional fiestas causing forest infernos. The move comes after firework displays have led to fires in some municipalities...

President takes up the torch

PRESIDENT of Alicante province César Sánchez was invited to Madrid on Sunday for the award ceremony of this year’s Vuelta Ciclista a España cycling...

Trapped turtle rescued

An injured loggerhead turtle has been saved thanks to the eagle eyes of a beachgoer at Playa Flamenca in Orihuela Costa. The turtle was floating...

Son arrested for triple homicide

A 44-YEAR-old man has been arrested for killing his parents and a brother in Alicante city. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

Yes, lightning does strike twice – at least in Bellreguard

TWO holidaymakers on Bellreguard beach were struck on Friday by a bolt of lightning – which fell over 100 metres away.

Prison for drug dealing mayor

THE MAYOR of Torres Rafael Gil will serve an eight-year prison sentence for belonging to a gang of drug dealers.

Alleged killer still missing

The whereabouts of Borriol resident José Gallego are still currently unknown, a week after his partner’s body was found stabbed to death

Leading Brexiters Bottle It

It's never really been a secret that Conservative Eurosceptics have a lemming-like suicidal inclination regarding the future of the UK. This was made abundantly...


Anita Bond’s article

Tax penalty cancelled

Toilets in bars

Moraira Octoberfest

Robbers on the AP7

Looking out for minors



Adiós to a true entertainer

Hollywood actor, singer, musician, DJ and all-round entertainer, Al Matthews has died at his home in La Zenia, Orihuela Costa. Perhaps best known for his...

No swimming in the park, please

Electrical storm

Court clears Jávea mayor

Deadly dolphin disease returns