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Pedestrian mown down on zebra crossing

A 47-YEAR-old man was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing in Benijófar early this morning (Tuesday). Full story...

Nephew detained for killing aunt

A 40-YEAR-old man has been arrested in Alicante for strangling his 89-year-old aunt to death. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

End in sight to notorious 15-year rule

The UK government has published detailed plans on how it will deliver its election manifesto commitment to allow all expats to vote in British...

Lack of fire prevention

Jávea October 6, 2016 First of all we would like to express our gratitude to all those who actively participated in extinguishing the fires and in...

Trying to contact ex work colleague

Email October 1, 2016 I am attempting to contact Peter King and his wife who I believe live in the Alicante region. I worked with Peter...

Graffiti or artistic embellishment?

October 2, 2016 The jury is still out, where the good people of Pilar de la Horadada are concerned, as to if the recent decoration...

Bad luck Orihuela Costa

Orihuela Costa October 3, 2016 The historic bull ring in Orihuela which has been a crumbling ruin for the last 30 years is to be saved...

Brexit blues

Torrevieja October 4, 2016 Based on the UK PM´s announced Brexit timetable, the UK will have until March 2019 to exit the EU, or, according to...

Robbery averted by Guardia Civil ‘heroes’

GUARDIA Civil officers chased armed suspects through the centre of Callosa de Segura, managing to arrest the three men following a stand-off. Full story in...

Spain wants health deal for British OAPs

THE SPANISH government is bidding to ensure that British pensioners living in the country can continue to have their healthcare costs paid by the...

Cigarette butt blamed for inferno

MP in Valencia, Juan Carlos Moragues (PP) says a cigarette not put out properly is believed to be the cause of the first fire...

Pound plunge

The pound sterling exchange rate against the euro dropped to 1.11 on the streets yesterday (Thursday) as a consequence of PM Theresa May's announcement...

Living longer in Spain

LIFE expectation in Spain has increased to 90.4 years - becoming the second EU country with the highest figure. The news released by Eurostat to...

Mar Menor under the microscope

A COMPREHENSIVE year-long study of the Mar Menor is to be carried out by scientists of the national oceanography institute (IEO) The photo shows the...

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Marijuana plantation busted under police’s nose

A man who was allegedly growing a marijuana plantation located just a few metres from Rafal local police station has been arrested by the...
Guardamar car park lift installation

A lift into town

Tolls toppled