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Four deaths in suspected terrorist attack in Liege, Belgium

EARLIER today (Tuesday) an individual who had been let out of prison last Monday on temporary release killed two police officers and a passer-by in the Belgian city of Liege. According to local TV reports, the man followed the police officers and attacked them with a knife before getting hold of one of their guns […]

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WALK WITH NIGEL: Charity event adds more to treatment fund for Costa Blanca boy

CLOSE to 100 local friends, family and local residents – some in fancy dress – gave up their Sunday morning to be in the latest fundraising initiative in support of 10-year-old Nigel Watson. The ‘Walk with Nigel’ began in Consum Square on Urbanisation La Marina at 10am and strolled around the area along a five […]

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15 TONS of hashis found in Costa del Sol raid

A COMBINED operation resulted in the seizure of a fishing boat containing up to 15 tons of hashish. Working together, officers of the Guardia Civil, the National Police and the Tax Agency, intercepted a boat which was sailing without an identifying flag and was challenged by the customs surveillance patrol boat, Arao some 110 miles […]

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Con men tampered with Costa Blanca cash machines

POLICE have brought down a band of criminals who manipulated cash machines to trap credit cards and steal thousands. The fraudsters used a method known as the ‘Lebanese trap’ in which they tampered with cash machine card slots to make people think their cards had been swallowed, police sources said. And the cards were then […]

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Man of War alerts still in place in Costa Blanca

SIGHTINGS of strings of Portuguese Man of War along the Costa Blanca coastline have led to various closures and then reopening of different beaches. Earlier this week, Benidorm banned bathing from three beaches, Levante, Poniente and Mal Pas but then as these dangerous pseudo jellyfish drifted on, visitors to the beaches were allowed to re-enter […]

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Calpe slams abandoned ‘eyesore’ port

CALPE Council is asking the General Directorate of Ports for information on the status of the tender dossier for the construction and operation of the Puerto Blanco marina. In February 2016 it was decided to close in the marina for security reasons given the dilapidated state of the port, especially the breakwater and this coincided […]

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Costa del Sol ex-mayor claims his plans beach plans were ignored

MIJAS’S Popular Party (PP) leader Angel Nozal is pushing for investment to stabilise the town’s beaches whose erosion is reportedly placing sea-front properties at risk. Nozal – who is running to be mayor in 2019 – expressed his concerns in a centre-right PP press release. He wants an €80,000 prevention plan, he studied while serving […]

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Animal rights group calls for end of donkey taxis in Mijas

ANIMAL RIGHTS activists have once again claimed Mijas’ donkey taxis are forced to work all hours of the day throughout the year ferrying tourists through the town. PACMA said the animals were tied to ropes little more than 20 centimetres long which restricted their movement when resting. The group added the way the donkeys were […]