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Reservoir will supply homes with desalinated water

A large new reservoir is to be built in the Vega Baja, which will supply water to households and farms. The deposit will measure some...

Game over for match fixers

A total of 23 members of an alleged betting syndicate have been arrested on suspicion of fixing football games in Spain. Among those detained are...

Cycle lane link nearly finished

The cycle lane linking up Ciudad Quesada with Benijófar is nearing completion. The infrastructure has been on the ‘wanted list’ of both cyclists and pedestrians...

Help for pedestrians

Torrevieja town hall say they have started a campaign to improve pavements and accessibility. Councillor for services Sandra Sánchez said works would be carried out...

Minimum wage increased again

An agreement to increase the minimum wage by 5% for 2024 has been signed by the minister for work, Yolanda Díaz and the heads...

Bid to claw back corruption cash

The coalition government in Valencia is bidding to recover €22 million of taxpayers' money which disappeared in corruption scandals that occurred before they came...

PP set to be shown the door

The coalition council in Orihuela has crumbled after Ciudadanos (Cs) signed a motion of no confidence in their Partido Popular (PP) partners, with the...

Safer cycling promised

CYCLISTS and pedestrians will soon be able to go safely between Catral and Dolores using a new path that has been built alongside the...

‘Romance scam’ busted

Guardia Civil have arrested two people for committing a cybercrime known as a ‘romance scam’. They are accused of obtaining €175,000 by simulating romantic relationships...

Boon for birdwatchers

A new bird observatory has been opened in El Hondo natural park to view or photograph the many species that live there, such as...

Confronting the ‘huge challenge’ of climate change

The territorial action plan (PAT) for the Vega Baja was presented in Jacarilla on Monday. Regional councillor for public works and transport, Arcadi España stated...

Lemon industry accused of ‘squeezing’ farmers

Farmers’ union ASAJA Alicante alleges the lemon processing industry is engaging in practices prohibited by the food chain law by paying for lemons at...

A first for 3D surgery

Torrevieja hospital has used 3D technology to help carry out oesophageal surgery for the first time. A team of surgeons successfully gave a laparoscopic (keyhole)...

To the rescue in the Alicante mountains

The Alpha 1 helicopter team was kept busy over the weekend. The mountain rescue service was required to carry out two operations at the top...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

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