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BRITISH WOMAN CAUGHT BY SNIFFER DOG

British drugs woman caught by sniffer dog in Alicante

A BRITISH national aged 25 has been arrested at the bus station in Alicante after being found to have drugs stashed in her suitcase. She...
Low-cost flights to Paris from Alicante

Low-cost flights to Paris from Alicante

TRANSAVIA, the low-cost airline belonging to the Air France-KLM group, has announced that it will begin a route between Alicante and Paris. The service will...
Alicante in safe hands

Alicante in safe hands

EXPERTS from Alicante’s Guardia Civil gave a training day on jihadist terrorism to 100 local police officers this week. The two experts have both participated...
TRAIN DELAYS...FOR THREE YEARS

Alicante – Barcelona train delays… for three years!

DELAYS have been announced on the plans to reduce the amount of time taken on the Alicante to Barcelona AVE high-speed train service. The section...
GUARDIA CIVIL BUSIER THAN USUAL

Alicante Guardia Civil busier than usual

GUARDIA CIVIL officers based in Alicante have been called out in record numbers during 2017, with incidents on the road accounting for a significant...
THE UNIQUE SLAUGHTERHOUSE

The unique slaughterhouse of Alicante

THROUGHOUT the Vega Baja and across the province of Alicante, there is only one abattoir qualified for the slaughter of lamb in the Halal...
A DOOR WITH NO VIEW

A door in Alicante with no view

TOURISTS in a part of Alicante have complained that delivery drivers are affecting their ability to take selfies! Groups of tourists that are keen to...
WASH AND ARRESTED

Liquid cocaine found in shampoo bottles in Alicante-Elche airport

TWO PEOPLE have been arrested in Alicante-Elche Airport for attempted smuggling. Guardia Civil officers detained a 30-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman – both holding...
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Torrevieja lose to the Alicante Stars

ALICANTE STARS - 180 all out   TORREVIEJA - 116 all out The latest league match in ECCL Division II saw the Alicante Stars taking on...
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Lottery joy for Alicante

AREAS of Alicante have been celebrating their fortune after a lottery win of close to €5m was shared among the residents. The number drawn as...
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Tourist bodies demand overnight airport service in Alicante

REPRESENTATIVES of a number of tourist organisations on the Costa Blanca have demanded the provincial government of Alicante improve the current transport situation at...

Cyclists ignoring their new lanes in Alicante

DRIVERS using the newly upgraded southern access road to Alicante have added a further complaint to the ever growing list. They had to endure five...
New cruise ship in Alicante port

New cruise ship in Alicante port

THE PORT of Alicante has welcomed a new visitor to the growing cruise ship destination. With 800 passengers on board, the MS Sirenia belonging to...

Noises on in Alicante city centre

MEASUREMENTS of sound recently undertaken by Alicante council have found unacceptable levels during the day. In one test, 70 decibels were registered in the historical...

Alicante Judge puts his foot down

AFTER five years of investigation, a judge in Alicante has taken charge of a trial of 57 people accused of money laundering connected with...

Family property fakers arrested in Alicante

TWO women, a mother and her daughter, have been arrested in Alicante for a property scam that netted them over €100,000. They posed as advisers...

Popular Alicante street seller loses pitch

ONE of the permanent fixtures in the centre of Alicante has disappeared after 27 years.  Jose López, 68, who sold sticks of liquorice in...

Alicante province gets police numbers boost

ALICANTE province has added 78 extra police officers to boost the existing force for the remainder of the summer season.  They will be deployed throughout...
Mystery woman identified

Mystery woman identified in Alicante

A WOMAN who fell from a seven-metre high wall around the Santa Barberá castle in Alicante has been identified at last. The accident happened last...
Ten injured in bus crash in Alicante

Ten injured in Alicante bus crash

ALL THREE sections of the emergency services were called to the scene of a bus crash in the centre of Alicante. Nine passengers and the...
DEBT COLLECTORS BECOME LIFE SAVERS

Debt collectors become life savers in Alicante province

SUMA, the official ‘debt collectors’ for the Alicante province are about to become a vital life-saving point too. In the coming weeks, 15 of its...
Cheerio!

Cheerio! Group of women removed from RyanAir flight in Alicante

PASSENGERS were filmed applauding and cheering as a group of women were removed from a RyanAir flight from Liverpool to Alicante-Elche, Spain over disruptive...

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NEW RANGE OF MINI COOPERS LAUNCHED

New range of Mini Coopers launched

FULL-ON performance and track day thrills are guaranteed with the new MINI Cooper S Works 210 line-up, which now extends across MINI 5-door Hatch...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - THE BLACK BOOK

Book Review: The Black Book by James Patterson & David Ellis

BILLY HARNEY was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy...
Help At Home needs your help

Help At Home needs your help!

HAH is a fully registered local charity made up of caring members of the local community around the Mar Menor in Spain. They are...
To the rescue

To the rescue, eagle stuck in tree in Javea

JAVEA’S emergency services rescued an eagle trapped in a pine tree in the Cap Marti area. A neighbour reported the large bird being stuck in...
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Glorious weather but where’s the wind?

FOR the fifth week running no wind and a flat calm Mar Menor greeted the SAMM competitors as they arrived for the racing on...
AIRPORT NUMBERS TAKING OFF

Airport passenger numbers taking off

IN the same week that Alicante-Elche Airport announced growing passenger numbers and breaking all previous records, Murcia-San Javier has smashed some records of their...
Put a sock in it

Put a Sock in it

I WAS admiring shirts in one of the ubiquitous sales at Zenia Boulevard the other day, when the Princess, fresh from her own browsing,...
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Islas Marianas – It’s electrifying

THE FIRST stage of power line works in the Islas Marianas area are complete. The mayor of Infrastructures, Jose Carlos Martin announced Endesa will start...
How pets cope with loss

How pets cope with loss

HAVE you ever wondered what happens to a pet when they lose their human or animal companion? Do pets grieve? Like humans, pets too show signs...
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Young piano star wows crowd in Teulada-Moraira

THE Teulada-Moraira Auditori was alive last weekend as it played host to the International Piano Festival. The festival welcomed 18-year-old Carlos Santo Martinez back to Spain...
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Bad beauty tips NOT to follow…

LEAVE these beauty tips where they belong: in the past. DON’T Heat up your eyelash curler with a hair dryer. This seems like a great idea in...
'Best Gluten Free Restaurant' is on the Marina Alta

‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant’ is on the Marina Alta

A RESTAURANT in Javea has been named the ‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant in the Valencian Region’ by FACE (Federation of Celiac Associations in Spain). RestauranteSur,...
Grumpy old man

Grumpy old man

WHAT could be more pleasant than holidaying on the shores of Golden Pond, New England as cantankerous retiree Norman Thayer and his conciliatory wife...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...