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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...

Mayors take their bow

TWO well-known Costa mayors in towns with large expat populations will not be standing for reelection in the May local elections. Calpe mayor César Sánchez...

Michelin stars shine on the Costa

TWO MORE restaurants in Calpe have received prestigious Michelin stars and so has El Xato in La Nucía. Alicante now becomes one of the Spanish...

Arrests made over at least 50 burglaries in Calpe and Benissa

THE GUARDIA civil arrested three men of Algerian origin (two of them with Spanish nationality) in Alicante on Wednesday in connection with at least...

Farewell to Costa-loving chef of the century

Joël Robuchon owned a home in Calpe and was honorary president of the Teulada-Moraira Gourmet Race - a MasterChef at sea competition - that...

Quake shakes Calpe

AN EARTHQUAKE near Calpe, which struck in the early hours of Thursday morning, prompted calls to the emergency services from worried residents. The tremor,...

Ready, steady, beach!

HEAVY machinery was at work on the pebble beaches of Jávea this week as the resort prepares for the annual influx of visitors during...

Repairs sink into contract pothole

CAREFULLY planned road repairs were thrown into chaos this week as Calpe sacked its chosen constructor for 'non-compliance' with the terms of the contract. The...

Six arrested over dog poisonings

THE GUARDIA Civil is investigating a possible relationship between six hunters and the recent wave of dog poisonings in rural areas of Benissa, Teulada...

Couple face fine for Peñón ‘quickie’

A COUPLE are facing a fine of between €100 and €600 after filming and broadcasting a pornographic video set on Calpe Rock. The film, entitled...

Calpe FC players arrested during match

Five vans full of police literally took to the football pitch of Calpe FC during Friday evening, arresting nine players for not having the...

Calpe’s new N-332 access to open ahead of schedule

WORK TO construct the North access roundabout to Calpe from the N332 has progressed so well, that the new road is due to open...

Hunt on for illegal immigrants

POLICE in both Calpe and Moraira are searching for an unknown amount of illegal immigrants, when two abandoned boats were discovered in separate locations...

High rise debate

GIVING a controversial green light to new high-rise development in a Costa Blanca resort is part of a delicate environmental balancing act, claim politicians. Calpe...

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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...