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Pool cleaner arrested for killing Jávea pensioner

A suspect has been arrested in the horrific killing of a 96-year-old Jávea man, whose son-in-law found him stabbed to death in his garden. The...

Water war warms up

More than 4,000 demonstrators descended on the centre of Alicante on Tuesday to protest against the reduction in the amount of water that can...

Welshman hailed for his great humanitarian action

Hero Captain Archibald Dickson – master of the Stanbrook cargo ship that rescued over 2,600 refugees from Alicante harbour at the end of Spain’s...

Railway museum initiative gathers steam

The official agreement making Alicante a secondary base of the national railway museum was signed on Friday. City hall’s deal with the Spanish railway foundation...

Bid to create ‘bad bank’ social housing

A proposal that properties owned by the so-called ‘bad bank’ – the Sareb – should be turned into social housing has made by the...

Electricity bill reduction procedure passed by Cabinet

The government has finally been able to approve the measure which will see the wholesale price of electricity reduced, bringing down bills for households,...

Large fines lie in wait for pimps and sex clients

The regional government has urged town halls to implement a new bylaw that they have drafted allowing for fines of up to €3,000 to...

Four-day week plan presented

The regional government is preparing aid for businesses of over €9,000 over three years for each employee allowed to work a four-day week. Conditions for...

Back to square one for concert hall

The never-ending story of Jávea's elusive concert hall has gone back to the first chapter now the council has fired the architects behind the...

Call for life – 024

A nationwide helpline for people at risk of suicidal behaviour, the telephone number 024, was launched on Tuesday. Almost 4,000 people took their own lives...

Electricity bill reduction plan due to be passed today

The government is due to approve the plan to cap the price of gas – and so reduce the wholesale price of electricity –...

Corruption

Email May 10 Admiral Lord Nelson is a hero of mine. I also served in the Royal Navy but came nowhere near the exalted heights of...

Coast protection plan saved

A plan to protect land along the Valencia region’s coastline has been granted a reprieve by the Supreme Court (TS). The territorial action plan for...

Ukraine

Email May 11 Mariupol a city of ghosts. Where amongst devastation The brave hold their posts. From faceless windows Come the echoes of lives. One man’s invasion, Who lives and who dies? The...

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Cherry farmers’ plea for help

Torrential rain this year destroyed most of the cherry crop, leaving farmers out of pocket and supermarket shelves empty. Farmers in the Marina Alta valleys...

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