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Elderly Costa Blanca woman lay dead ‘for seven months’ before being found

AN 86-year-old woman has been found dead in her Elche home in an advanced state of decomposition. According to the emergency service, she is believed to have been dead for almost seven months. The alarm was raised by some of the woman’s neighbours who hadn’t seen her around for some time.  In fact, it was […]

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Benidorm authorities stunned by items turned in to lost property including a FALSE LEG

IT continues to amaze the authorities in Benidorm the wide range of lost property that is discovered in the tourist capital during the course of a year. The number is in the thousands, and as well as the usual passports, wallets, keys, mobile telephones and credit cards, some strange and unexpected items joined the more […]

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FISH AND FRESH: Costa del Sol restaurants to showcase local cuisine

MORE than 70 beach bars and restaurants of Torremolinos are taking part in an initiative called “Fish and Fresh” from today until Friday to showcase local cuisine. Local eateries will be offering fish dishes for six euros, with an additional beer for a euro. The most popular specialities will be on show, including fried anchovies, […]

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A dynasty slaughtered

THIS year marks the centennial of the massacre of Imperial Russia’s Tsar Nicholas II and his family. In July 1918, their Bolshevik captors herded the doomed family into a basement in Yekaterinburg under the pretext that their photograph was to be taken. The Tsar and Tsarina Alexandra, their daughters, Olga (22), Tatiana (21), Maria (19), […]

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‘Killer crossing’ in Costa Blanca sparks protests

MAYORS from neighbouring municipalities joined more than 1,000 people who marched against the ‘crossing of death’ in Pego. They are demanding that the Ministry of Public Works carry out measures to stop the number of tragedies taking place on the N-332 black spot. Two weeks ago, another person died and four cyclists lost their lives […]

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Costa Blanca hospital to instal pipe network

THE Ministry of Health will shortly be modernising the delivery system in the Vega Baja Hospital by installing a network of pipes which will send samples directly to the laboratories. The pneumatic transportation system – often seen in a number of local supermarkets and in department stores many generations ago – will replace the current […]

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FIRE BAN: No barbecues allowed near forests in Andalucia this summer

THE Councillor for the Environment of the Municipality of Mijas, Juan Antonio Carrasco has announced that from yesterday (Friday) the burning of stubble and lighting of barbecues in forest area is banned. This ban, which is in accordance with the relevant laws concerning the prevention and fight against forest fires will be in place until […]