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Urbanisation burglars caught again

Six members of a gang of burglars who have been targeting homes in Torrevieja urbanisations have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for the...

Valencia double-murderer was crime fiction writer

A MAN who was shot dead by police in Valencia last week after he fatally stabbed an officer is also believed to have murdered...

Taxman targets holiday lets

WITH tax filing season now underway, inspectors are reported to be targeting property owners who placed advertisements for holiday rentals during 2015. The crackdown includes those...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

Heatwave warning

A SPECIAL alert for a heatwave has been published by state weather agency AEMET for the whole of Spain. According to AEMET, sea breezes...

Farewell Ferrer

The curtain came down on Jávea's David Ferrer's tennis career after defeat (6-4, 6-1) by reigning champion Alexander Zverev at the Madrid Open on...

Dog owners beware – the caterpillars are out

Poisonous processionary caterpillars have been spotted in the Calpe and Moraira areas – surprisingly earlier than usual. Caution should be exercised, especially when walking dogs....

False holiday claim thrown out of UK court

  In another victory for the UK travel industry, a Liverpool couple have been caught out after claiming compensation for a holiday in Benidorm which...

Marbella launches Christmas drink-driving crackdown

MARBELLA'S local police on Monday launched a holiday drink-driving crackdown that will continue to January 7. Throughout the three-week period the police will carry out...

Brit ‘punch-up’ death verdict imminent

A BRITISH man whose friend fell to his death during an argument on the Arenal in Jávea could face four years in jail for...

Benalmádena urges motorway speed-up

BENALMÁDENA council last week passed a motion calling on the central government to speed up progress on work to remodel the town’s A7 motorway...

Grandad killed in hit and run

ROBERT Sneddon had been spending time with his holidaying daughter and granddaughter - but on Sunday he was mown down on the N-332 in...

Conservatory hits wrong note

Multi-million-euro music teaching facility has a number of deficiencies By Dave Jones JUST when residents may have thought the scandals surrounding Torrevieja’s public buildings had run...

Police warn of ‘hugging thefts’ following new arrest

POLICE have issued another warning about pickpockets who practice “loving thefts” and prey particularly on the elderly. The advice follows the detention of a...

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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...

Benidorm iconic tower works resume

AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

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...