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Six arrested in Spain with links to violence in Salford

Six people have been arrested in Spain after series of violent incidents between organised crime groups in Salford. The Spanish National Police with support from...

Cock-fighting cowboys caught

THE GUARDIA Civil caught 25 people who were holding an illegal cock fight in Los Montesinos on Sunday. More in today's Costa Blanca News (south...

‘Good news’ for Guardamar

  A PLAN to build more than 2,000 homes in Guardamar del Segura is going ahead after almost 15 years in limbo. Town planning councillor José...

Kite flight mishap

A KITESURFER was blown away off a Dénia beach on Sunday and landed on the roof of a five-storey building 300 metres inland. Firefighters did...

How to access aid to pay bills or rent

THE REGIONAL government has explained how town halls in Alicante can join its plan to help people in poverty pay their utility bills and...

Top websites face fines over Costa holiday rentals

THE REGIONAL tourism agency (AVT) is taking disciplinary action against eight websites that offer tourist accommodation. According to the regional secretary for tourism, Francesc Colomer,...

Open wide fraud

A COSTA Blanca Vitaldent dental practice was raided and its former sales director arrested on Tuesday as police cracked down on a multimillion fraud...

Brits reminded to ‘Look Left’

BENIDORM council has come up with a simple solution to a long-standing problem when it comes to the safety of British tourists in the...

‘Benidorm’ comes back

Benidorm series 9 will begin filming in mid-March it has been confirmed by Pere Agullo, of "Filming Spain" - the local production company used...

Dogs on the Tram

REGIONAL rail operator FGV is set to meet with a number of animal associations and consumer groups to discuss allowing dogs on the Tram...

Torched bull ban

ONDARA council has become the first one in the Marina Alta to ban the 'bou embolat' and 'bou encaixonat' elements of their Sant Jaume...

Cliff danger remedy

By Nuria Pérez REINFORCEMENT of crumbling cliffs at Cala Capitán and La Caleta beaches in Orihuela Costa will start in around one month, according to...

In agreement with letter on cyclists

Benitachell February 8, 2016 Dear Sir, I wish to congratulate Tim Kenny from Altea for his letter about cyclists on Costa roads. It is a scandal and I...

Cruelty to bulls

February 6, 2016 Sir Once again we read of appalling cruelty inflicted on bulls. The practice of covering the horns with burning material, and stabbing the animal...

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‘Specialist’ burglars busted

A GANG of burglars – who were based in Torrevieja but operated all over south-east Spain – has been brought down by the National...