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Guardia Civil arrest boyfriend of woman slain in Planes

GUARDIA Civil officers have arrested the 34-year-old partner of Sheila, a 29-year-old mother of five children, after she was found dead with her throat...

Hotels in claims psychosis

THE APPEARANCE of a 'suspicious' British gas installations inspector at several Benidorm hotels has caused psychosis in the sector fuelled by a huge rise...

Spain is winning war against road deaths

THE NUMBER of people killed during 2015 in road traffic accidents in the Valencia region fell by 11% on the previous year, according to...

Terrorism alert rise hoax

News circulated on Whatsapp at the weekend that a Level 5 terror attack was imminent on Tuesday. This was later found to be a...

Brit bar brawl ends in stabbing

BENIDORM National Police arrested a British national on suspicion of attempted homicide after a bar owner was stabbed in the back. The incident occured on...

Residents uproar over urinating cyclists

FOLLOWING last week’s prestigious Costa Blanca Bike Race, residents in La Cala have been left appalled at scenes they witnessed from the cyclists. The last...

Electric shock

THE PRICE of electricity - which is passed on to users' bills - this week hit its highest level of this year and reached...

Homeowners unhappy with fire aid

OVER 200 Jávea fire victims went to a meeting this week to learn about cash help for rebuilding their lives – only to go...

Benidorm prom – no permit, no access

FROM Monday (January 16), Benidorm's Avenida de la Armada Española - the road that runs along the Poniente promenade - will be restricted to...

New UV level warning system for Fuengirola’s beaches

FUENGIROLA'S beachgoers have a new, easy way to check how much sun protection they need when sun-bathing or swimming in the sea, after the...

Best Costa employment figures since 2008

ALICANTE province currently boasts the best employment figures of the last eight years. Thanks in great part to the historic figures registered by the tourism...

Local Briton awarded for ultra-race achievement

A 53-YEAR-old British resident of Alhaurín de la Torre has received an award from the Andalucían Mountaineering Federation in recognition of his achievement in...

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...

Airport strike threat

TWO DIFFERENT strikes are set to hit Alicante-Elche airport as unions take on the government over pay and working conditions. Three trade unions - CCOO,...

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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...