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Man with a drug van arrested

A VAN loaded with hashish worth over €1.5 million has been stopped in Crevillente. The driver hid the drugs under bundles of clothes. Full story in...

Beach car park thief arrested

A SERIAL thief who had been breaking into cars at El Pinet and La Marina beaches in Elche has been caught by Guardia Civil...

Public byways closed off

RESIDENTS are up in arms over the closure of several public livestock trails by farmers and builders in San Miguel de Salinas – and...

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...

Large-scale earthquake simulation exercise planned

THE ARMY and emergency services will be drafted into Torrevieja for an earthquake training exercise in November. Councillor for security Javier Manzanares said: “We have...

Time called on noisy church clock

THE MEGAPHONE which amplifies the chimes and tunes played by the church clock in La Mata – as well as the sound of the...

Guns for sale

FOUR light artillery guns have been seized from a countryside property after being placed for sale on the internet. Full story in today’s Costa Blanca...

Concrete Costa

NEARLY 400 new building licences for properties and 70 licences for swimming pools have been granted for saturated Orihuela Costa by the town hall...

Happy to the rescue

The first dog destined to protect a victim of domestic violence in the Valencia region has been handed over by Torrevieja’s council-run animal pound. Councillor...

2019 date for AVE

PRELIMINARY tests on the temporary track for the high-speed train (AVE) as it runs into Murcia city are due to start by the end...

Police save child’s life

A FIVE-year-old boy was rescued from Dolores municipal swimming pool on Saturday afternoon. Local police officers carried out CPR for several minutes and managed to...

Beach bars in legal limbo

PROBLEMS still surround the contract for the Orihuela Costa beach bar service, which includes sunbeds, toilets and water sport facilities. Councillor for beaches Luisa Boné...

Interview with Rojales mayor

ANTONIO Pérez speaks to Alex Watkins about issues in the municipality including rubbish collection, the reorganisation of Avenida de las Naciones in Ciudad Quesada...

Bonfire night ban

TOWN halls in the south of Alicante province have told residents they cannot construct bonfires on the beach for San Juan night this Saturday...

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Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

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