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Pedestrian killed by drink driver

A 42-YEAR-old pedestrian was killed in Orihuela Costa on Wednesday at around 16.00 on the road running from La Zenia roundabout on the N-332...

Prolific beach thieves arrested

TWO suspects have been arrested for series of thefts on Orihuela Costa beaches thanks to team work between lifeguards at Campoamor beach and Orihuela...

Beach bars opening imminent

ORIHUELA council is set to sign the beach bar contract with Chiringuitos del Sol tomorrow (Friday) at 09.00. The company will then be allowed to...

Largest earthquake since 1960

THE EARTHQUAKE measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale which shook the south of Alicante on Monday at 16.40 was the largest tremor in the...

Rajoy returns to old job in Santa Pola

While the PP leadership race got underway on Tuesday, former PM Mariano Rajoy was in Santa Pola's property registration office where he returned to...

Mud bathing deaths prompt emergency services warnings

SAN Pedro del Pinatar emergency services have put out a series of recommendations in an attempt to prevent deaths in the sea following the...

Prostitution ban plan

A BYLAW to stop prostitution in Elche was proposed by Socialist (PSOE) mayor Carlos González at an international congress about gender violence on Wednesday. He...

Protests over flooding shortfalls

THERE has been a backlash from residents’ groups over damage caused by flooding on the coast this week. In both Torrevieja and the Mar Menor...

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...

Murcia residents hit by dengue fever

MURCIA regional health authority revealed on Tuesday that two people – a man and a woman aged over 60 - based in Alhama de...

Open for business

ALL beach bars in Orihuela Costa are set to open this week, according to the town hall. The beach bar at La Zenia-Cala Bosque opened...

New year opening pencilled in for Corvera

CLEANING and private security services at soon-to-be-opened Corvera airport (AIRM) have been put out to tender by state-run company AENA – but so have...

Orihuela Costa takes council to court

The lack of response from Orihuela council to requests for information, complaints and suggestions from the public has been successfully taken to court by...

Holiday rentals under the microscope

TORREVIEJA town hall has asked for help from the regional government to ‘legalise’ tens of thousands of holiday homes in the municipality. The regional government’s...

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