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Travelling hugger-muggers detained

Four suspected hugger-muggers who are members of the same family have been arrested on the Mar Menor by the Guardia Civil. The suspects are based...

Orihuela to set up beach force for the summer

A special local police unit will patrol the beaches and promenades in Orihuela Costa this summer, according to councillor Ramón López. He said the aim...

Torrevieja case ‘is not’ coronavirus

Torrevieja hospital has ruled out that a 66-year-old Icelandic tourist is suffering from the deadly coronavirus, according to state news agency EFE. The woman who...

Flood plan for the Mar Menor

A plan to protect towns on the Mar Menor from the effects of climate change and flooding is to be drawn up by the...

Forest museum reopens

Guardamar town hall has inaugurated the remodelled house-museum about the forest engineer Francisco Mira I Botella (1862-1944), who saved the town from the advancing...

Landfill clean-up declared an emergency

Work to seal the old landfill in La Murada, Orihuela has been declared an emergency by the regional government. Regional vice-president Mónica Oltra said: “This...

Passengers complain of airport fire chaos

MORE than 160 flights were cancelled due to the fire at Alicante-Elche airport and hundreds more services were diverted to Murcia international and Valencia. An...

Pick up the poo campaign

Torrevieja town hall will hand out 2,000 bottles so dog owners can wash away their pets’ urine, along with 22,000 bags to pick up...

Health centre is not a ‘bargaining chip’

The project to build a second health centre for Orihuela Costa cannot to be used as bargaining chip by the private company running Torrevieja...

Vest investment

A total of 48 bulletproof vests have been purchased for San Pedro del Pinatar local police force by the council. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

New finds at Roman amphitheatre

Roman pottery dating from the 2nd century BC and the first century AD has been found during the second stage of excavation works at...

Man arrested for killing stepdad

A 40-year-old Icelandic man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his stepfather to death in a villa on a Torrevieja urbanisation. According to state news...

New health centre for Orihuela Costa

A second health centre will be built in Orihuela Costa, according to Ribera Salud the concessionary company that runs the Torrevieja healthcare area. Director Eva...

Safer streets in Almoradí

Pedestrians and cyclists in Almoradí can now go safely between the town centre and the Ciudad Deportiva sports centre. Mayoress María Gómez explained that new...

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