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Hole-in-the-wall gang ‘leaders’ arrested

Guardia Civil have arrested two men in La Mata and Orihuela Costa, accused of leading a gang that has carried out a wave of...

Tree plan to protect Mar Menor

A reforestation plan to minimise run-off into the Mar Menor has been presented by Murcia regional government. The measures are designed to tackle erosion and...

Dance floor ‘denuncia’ for nightspot owner

An Alicante nightclub owner is facing a fine of up to €60,000 after a police raid found that the discothèque’s dance floor was open...

Hope for Costa urbanisations

Councillors unanimously agreed that action has to be taken over long-standing Orihuela Costa urbanisations that were never properly finished and lack basic services. Thousands of...

Boy dies in Quesada pool tragedy

A four-year-old boy on holiday with his family died after falling into a swimming pool at the house in Ciudad Quesada where they were...

Animal rescues

Firemen carried three different rescues of stricken animals in the south of Alicante province this week, including this cat which became trapped in a...

Break-in suspects detained

Three suspects accused of break-ins at stores and hostelry establishments in Torrevieja have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. A force spokesman noted that they...

Son admits to stabbing dad

A 34-year-old man has admitted to stabbing his own father in a struggle, during which the 68-year-old doctor died. The incident occurred outside the victim’s...

Energy production ‘all from renewable sources’ in a decade

Valencia president Ximo Puig made the bold statement that the region will be in a position to supply all its energy from renewable sources...

Humanising historic Elche

Transformation of the historic quarter of Elche city centre began on Monday, with work to pedestrianise the Plaza de Baix and the street known...

Spending vow – with a proviso

Ribera Salud has promised to spend more than €1 million on improving the health centre in Guardamar del Segura – but only if their...

Farm worker dies of heatstroke

An alleged gangmaster has been arrested after an illegal worker died of heatstroke on Saturday. According to state news agency EFE, the victim is 42-year-old...

Flood plan aid for town halls

With the stormy season approaching, the regional government is providing €500,000 so Vega Baja town halls can employ experts to help draw up their...

Fine time for drivers

A ‘mobile’ speed camera has been has been purchased by Torrevieja town hall to dissuade drivers from breaking the speed limit around the town. Mayor...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...