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British teen’s alleged rapist released

Italian man who was accused of forcing the 17-year-old in her cruiser cabin, in international waters between Mallorca and Valencia, walks free without charges...

Scotsman suspect in Benidorm death released

A 33-YEAR-OLD man, who was being remanded in prison, over the death of a fellow Scotsman in Benidorm on March 12, has been released...

Strikes threaten airport chaos over Easter

SPANISH airports approach yet another Easter season under the threat of disruptions due to strikes scheduled from April 15 to 24. The strike that would...

Faith, hope and charity in Calpe

CHARITY sprang into action in Calpe this week when a family of seven were found sleeping rough on the streets after fleeing Eastern Europe. Associations...

Quick thinking saves Rolex

HAVE-A-GO hero Bob Dudden fought off a pair of the notorious ‘hugger muggers’ in a Costa Blanca car park to keep hold of his...

‘Urgent de-privatisation’ of Dénia hospital ‘within days’

‘URGENT’ steps may be taken to de-privatise Dénia hospital ahead of the regional government elections on May 26 if a deal cannot be struck...

Bid to stop taxi sector war

THE REGIONAL parliament has passed a law to regulate ‘vehicles for hire’ (VTC), operated by companies such as Uber and Cabify. A spokesman for the...

Earthquake felt across Alicante Province

AN EARTHQUAKE which occurred under the sea off Torrevieja on Sunday was felt by residents as far away as Dénia in the north of...

Second runway plan for Alicante-Elche airport

ALICANTE-Elche airport has been breaking records yearly for passengers, with 14m passing through the airport in 2018 and 96,734 flights taking off or landing. Technicians...

Benidorm rules on electric scooters

BENIDORM will finally set firm rules for electric scooters and Segways circulating around the resort. At its seventh vote, the new bylaws were finally passed...

Bid to save over 25,000 lives

SPEED limiting technology will form part of a package of safety measures for all vehicles sold in Europe from 2022 after new regulations were...

International pirate TV service smashed

NEW arrests have been made in Spain over a Europe-wide pirate TV network which was first exposed after an official complaint was made by...

Nolotil drug triggers “nightmare” year for family

BRAVE Susan Hamnett told of her near-fatal experience of taking painkiller Nolotil in Spain that triggered a year of medical misery after developing sepsis. It...

Driving licences: make the change

BRITISH expats are being strongly advised to change their UK driving licence for a Spanish version ahead of Brexit. The process can be “frustrating and...

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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...