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Policeman shoots himself

A National Police officer was reported to have killed himself with his gun during his shift at the Ciudad de la Justicia courthouse in...

Ryanair crew to strike in Spain

SPANISH Ryanair crew are poised to go on strike after the company announced their intention of closing three Spanish bases – Las Palmas on...

Campaign to end ‘systematic fraud’ in insurance

THE British and Spanish governments are being urged to take action against an alleged travel insurance scam run by a group of unscrupulous companies. The...

Tourists arrested over gang-rape

FIVE Frenchmen on holiday in Benidorm appeared in court yesterday (Thursday) after being arrested accused of gang-raping a young Norwegian woman at their Rincón...

Horrible heat set to continue

AFTER the south of Alicante province suffered its hottest day of the year on Wednesday with the mercury topping 40ºC, the alerts for high...

British hooligans hauled in

FIVE British men were arrested at Alicante-Elche airport after arriving on a flight from Manchester. A National Police spokesman reported yesterday (Thursday) that the suspects,...

Benidorm gets tough on scooters

BENIDORM council has passed a new by-law regarding electric scooters, Segway’s and mobility scooters which rose in popularity after Madge appeared on one in...

Extortionate exchange rates at UK airports

The plummeting pound is a fact, but these rates at Stansted (€0.78 to the pound) and Bristol (€0.90) airports are outrageous - yet totally...

Pounds sinks in no-deal scare

FEARS of a no-deal Brexit have begun hitting 'brexpats' and holidaymakers' wallets this week. Statements by the new PM Boris Johnson revealing the government is...

‘No Way Pedro’

CHANCES of Spain having to hold a new general election in November increased considerably this week after caretaker PM Pedro Sánchez twice failed to...

Boris rekindles Brexpats’ fears

COSTA 'Brexpats' worst fears of a no-deal Brexit outcome on October 31 have been rekindled this week with the appointment of adamant Brexiteer Boris...

Parking trap

A WEEK BEFORE the local elections on May 26, Benidorm council made available, as they had promised, a 3,700 sqm plot on the junction...

Man stabs wife to death in Calpe

A BELGIAN woman was knifed to death in Calpe by her husband in the early hours of Monday morning. The 57-year-old, known as RS, died...

Safety fears for beauty spot

PLANS to upgrade a snaking mountain road to improve access for visitors to a beautiful Costa Blanca cove have been described as 'madness' by...

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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...