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Markets security boost

OBSTACLES will block off the main access points to local street markets following a meeting between local security councillors and the representative of the...

Lost hiker’s signal fire allegedly sparked Marbella wildfire

THE Guardia Civil at the weekend arrested a young Russian man for allegedly causing a wildfire in the sierra outside Marbella and Ojén, when...

Water reserves on the brink

RESERVOIRS supplying Alicante province and Murcia region have hit dangerously low levels – and the situation is getting worse. This was the worrying assessment of...

Virtual kidnap scam scares Málaga family

By Dave Jamieson A MÁLAGA woman and her family have been the victims of a virtual kidnapping. National Police activated their abduction protocol when the woman’s...

171 kilos of cocaine hidden in fake bananas

By Oliver McIntyre POLICE and customs officials have seized 171 kilos of cocaine that was packed into fake bananas hidden among a shipment of real fruit...

Cataluña in crisis

“WE ARE going to declare independence 48 hours after all the votes are in and the results are official.” These were the words of the...

Alfaz finally lifts tap water restrictions

  Alfaz del Pi council has finally lifted the restriction on drinking tap water from this afternoon (Thursday).  This means that tap water is now...

‘Number One’ flooding blackspot

WORK has started to eliminate one of the worst flooding blackspots in Benidorm. A large storm drain is being installed on locally known 'Number...

Increased security on the Costa

Spain has not increased its anti-terrorism security level despite the Barcelona and Cambrils (Costa Dorada) attacks - it stays at level four (maximum of...

Prospect of third election looms

WHEN deputies vote in Congress tonight (Wednesday), there appears little chance that acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy willachieve the absolute majority required to enable...

Police save injured OAP trapped in his home

Police officers have come to the rescue of a German man in his 70s who had fallen and injured himself in his Torremolinos home...

La Cala hosts Spain’s longest running beach volleyball tournament

The longest running 4x4 beach volleyball tournament in Spain is being held on Wednesday, August 15 in La Cala Finestrat (a national Bank Holiday...

Seed drop over Cómpeta

OVER 700 school children and one helicopter have completed a project to encourage the repopulation of trees in an area devastated by a huge...

Time to fly at Terra Mítica

Terra Mítica theme park is opening its gates for the 2017 season tomorrow (Saturday). In addition to the popular white-knuckle rides, this year a...

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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...