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Coup bid under discussion

THE REGIONAL leadership of the Ciudadanos party (Cs) has indicated they may be ready to support a no confidence motion in Torrevieja to bring...

Journalists’ hot air fright

A HOT air balloon show at Murcia city on Saturday ended with two emergency landings and several journalists receiving light injuries. Full report in Friday’s...

Reconstructing ancient history

THE EXCAVATIONS at the archaeological sites of La Fonteta in Guardamar del Segura will enable the reconstruction of a mosque to show how people...

Looky-looky men busted

GUARDIA Civil have broken up a counterfeit clothing ring in Torrevieja, seizing products valued at €70,000. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News  

Police force caught short

Only two local police officers have been on duty per shift in San Fulgencio during the summer, when the municipality’s population reaches about 30,000...

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...

Men at work in San Pedro

A LARGE swathe of San Pedro del Pinatar town centre has been cut off to vehicles for a month due to revamp and pedestrianisation...

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...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...