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Drunk Briton jumps into irrigation channel

A BRITISH man had to be pulled out of the water channel near Las Ramblas urbanisation in Orihuela Costa by local police. A force spokesman...

Market move

THE TRANSFER of La Mata’s street market to a new location this morning met with moans and praise in equal measure. While some traders lamented...

Galician hashish gang busted on Mar Menor

A DRUG gang which was smuggling hashish from North Africa to San Pedro del Pinatar marina has been taken down. Galician drug lords provided a...

Cash to control stray cats

A TOTAL of 25 towns in the Vega Baja have been awarded a grant by the provincial government to sterilise stray cats. The campaign is...

Serial burglar busted

A prolific 30-year-old burglar was arrested recently in Alumbres near Cartagena following more than 20 burglaries in homes at the Mar Menor. A Guardia Civil...

Saddle up in Torrevieja

The eyes of the cycling world will be on Torrevieja in late August next year when the grand start of one of the three...

Going up in the world

THE LONGEST via ferrata – an Italian term for a climbing route with a cable and other climbing aids, such as rungs imbedded into...

Doctor revives pensioner following cardiac arrest

AN 82-YEAR-old woman suffered a cardiac arrest while she was bathing at El Acequión beach near Torrevieja port on Wednesday at around noon. Full story...

Court goes for the dogs

A LEGAL bid to shut down one of Torrevieja’s dog beaches via an emergency procedure has been thrown out by a judge. Holiday home owners...

Better late than never

ALTHOUGH ecologists have lauded efforts to clean up the mouth of the River Segura, they have lamented that it took over two years for...

Promenade removal proposal

TORREVIEJA town hall may ask for the dilapidated boardwalk in La Mata to be pulled up. More in today’s Costa Blanca News (south and Murcia...

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...

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Drink-drive epidemic in Murcia

A 53-YEAR-old man who was driving a 40-tonne lorry in Murcia region has been arrested for drink-driving after he was found to be seven...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...