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Running low

THE Júcar river consortium (Confederación Hidrográfica del Júcar, or CHJ) has decreed the pre-alert warning for drought. Members are becoming increasingly concerned about the lack...

Under control

IN-PATIENTS at Gandia hospital will be electronically tagged so staff and companions know where they are at all times. The pioneering system involves wristbands with...

Torremolinos PGOU paves way for mega-mall

By Oliver McIntyre THE Torremolinos town council on Tuesday gave initial approval to the town's local development plan (PGOU), which lays out future land use and...

Tax scam warning

CRIMINALS are trying to obtain internet users' bank details by sending fraudulent emails claiming to be from the tax office (Agencia Tributaria), warned the...

Two die in Muchamiel plane crash

TWO men died on Sunday morning when the light aircraft they were flying hit overhead power cables close to the Valle del Sol urbanisation...

Casting for ‘Benidorm’ underway

The Melia hotel in Benidorm was a hive of activity on Friday morning as eager residents queued for the casting session for the forthcoming...

Six arrested in Spain with links to violence in Salford

Six people have been arrested in Spain after series of violent incidents between organised crime groups in Salford. The Spanish National Police with support from...

Kite flight mishap

A KITESURFER was blown away off a Dénia beach on Sunday and landed on the roof of a five-storey building 300 metres inland. Firefighters did...

How to access aid to pay bills or rent

THE REGIONAL government has explained how town halls in Alicante can join its plan to help people in poverty pay their utility bills and...

Top websites face fines over Costa holiday rentals

THE REGIONAL tourism agency (AVT) is taking disciplinary action against eight websites that offer tourist accommodation. According to the regional secretary for tourism, Francesc Colomer,...

Open wide fraud

A COSTA Blanca Vitaldent dental practice was raided and its former sales director arrested on Tuesday as police cracked down on a multimillion fraud...

Brits reminded to ‘Look Left’

BENIDORM council has come up with a simple solution to a long-standing problem when it comes to the safety of British tourists in the...

‘Benidorm’ comes back

Benidorm series 9 will begin filming in mid-March it has been confirmed by Pere Agullo, of "Filming Spain" - the local production company used...

Dogs on the Tram

REGIONAL rail operator FGV is set to meet with a number of animal associations and consumer groups to discuss allowing dogs on the Tram...

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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...

‘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...

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...