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Visigoth necropolis unearthed

THE FIRST excavation campaign at the Cabezo del Molino in Rojales has made an unprecedented archaeological discovery for the province. Organised by the Alicante archaeology...

Stray cats for the snip

Torrevieja has been awarded €10,252 by the provincial government to sterilise stray cats, informed councillor for animal protection Carmen Morate. She explained that the registered...

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...

TV pirates switched off

Three British men have been arrested in Formentera del Segura for having a company that fraudulently provided subscription television channels to customers all over...

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...

Bid to end AP-7 toll

ORIHUELA town hall has proposed removing the toll on the AP-7 motorway at La Zenia to reduce traffic on the busy N-332 dual carriageway...

Protected – at last

THE SIERRA Escalona was turned into a protected site on Friday by the regional government following a 12-year-long procedure full of obstacles and interruptions...

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...

Crime victim has the last laugh

A WANTED thief who used the old but still common trick of distracting people to steal from them has been caught in Crevillente after...

Big plans for Guardamar museum

THE HOUSE-museum of the forest engineer Mira in Guardamar is going to be redesigned and improved with €291,163 from the town hall and EU...

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...

Primary pressure pays dividends

ORIHUELA Costa primary schools are having repair and maintenance works done thanks to pressure which has been brought to bear by parent’ associations. More in...

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...

Over to you

THE MINISTRY for public works gave the go-ahead on Wednesday to the feasibility study to adapt the ‘dangerous’ bridge over the AP-7 motorway at...

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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...

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...

‘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...