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Nowhere to run

By Dave Jones SPAIN'S Mediterranean coast is no longer a safe haven for British criminals. Once dubbed the Costa del Crime by the UK tabloids due...

‘Coffin man’ backs down over CCTV fine

A DISGRUNTLED resident who tried to put customers off going to a neighbouring restaurant by hanging coffins and tombstones from his house has had...

‘Falleras’ call for bullfight ban

ACTIVISTS with traditional 'Fallera' hair styles (including the fiesta 'peineta') protested against bullfighting in front of Valencia city hall on Sunday. The protest took place...

Brits evacuated from Benidorm hotel inferno

A group of 21 Brits staying at the Hotel Victoria - in the Old Town - had an unexpected wake up call on Saturday...

Thousands enjoy International Day

La Nucía's third International Day was another success with the number of visitors reaching 11,000 (1,000 more than last year) according to the local...

Gibraltar installing ‘wow factor’ suspension bridge

By Oliver McIntyre THRILL-seekers will soon have a new reason to visit Gibraltar, where work is currently underway on the installation of a 71-metre-long suspension...

Seagulls threaten big birds

A MUNICH-bound Norwegian aircraft that had just taken off from Alicante-Elche airport yesterday (Thursday) was forced to make an emergency landing due to damage...

Air-strike shelter found under weeds

GARDENERS clearing dense weeds off a Jávea cliff have dug up an air-raid shelter in near-perfect conditions. The bunker, built in 1938, appeared after masses...

Ex-president faces prison

FORMER president of Alicante provincial government José Joaquín Ripoll faces up to 16 years in prison for his part in the alleged Brugal corruption...

Easter job boost

FIGURES released this week show that hotels, restaurants and businesses in the service sector are set to create 12,000 jobs to cover the Easter...

11 youths investigated for school bullying

By Oliver McIntyre GUARDIA Civil officers intervened in three cases of alleged bullying at secondary schools in Málaga province during February, said Guardia officials. A total of 11...

Brit drink driver loses ‘language barrier’ appeal

By Oliver McIntyre A BRITISH driver who was convicted of a criminal drink driving offence after crashing his Porsche into a tree in Marbella has lost...

Uncertain PM investiture process underway

By Dave Jamieson THE first vote to elect a new Spanish prime minister - with the PSOE's Pedro Sánchez as the candidate - is due to...

Orba cable thieves caught at last

WIRE thieves making life a misery in the Vall de Laguar have finally been caught - much to the relief of residents who spent...

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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...