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Calpe cheese linked to meningitis alert

PUBLIC health authorities in Calpe have withdrawn a batch of cheeses that contain the risk of contracting meningitis. A shipment of cheese seized yesterday being...

Benidorm unveils latest spy in the sky

LOCAL POLICE in Benidorm will shortly get more help thanks to a new drone that will operate in - or rather above -...

British man accused of abusing his nephews arrested in Calpe

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested a British man on the run from the UK. The fugitive, aged 71, is accused of carrying out sexual assault on...

Black mark for Piedra Negra site

THE Piedre Negra landfill in Jijona allegedly accepts unsorted and untreated rubbish with the regional government’s knowledge. The plant opened in 2003 to serve...

Three killed in multi-car pileup near Benissa

THREE people have died and five others injured in a multiple collision on the AP-7 close to Benissa. Two of the dead were killed as...

Suspected terrorist arrested in Elche

IT has been revealed by the Guardia Civil that a Spanish citizen has been detained in Elche accused of promoting Daesh. The individual who had...

Benidorm hen and stag parties facing the axe amid hotel crackdowns

ONE of the most common sights and sounds of Benidorm is facing the axe due to a crackdown among a number of hotels. The traditional...

Growing concerns over Xabia pine forests

THERE is a great deal of worry among residents of Balcón al Mar de Xàbia that their pine forests are being threatened. They say that...

Sniffer dogs to combat teen drug use in Benidorm

BENIDORM CITY COUNCIl is up-ping their game in the fight against drugs. The latest initiative is to entrust the specialist dog section of the local...

Jean-Claude Van Damme supports Costa Blanca movie project

HOLLYWOOD actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has given his backing to a crowdfunding campaign to enable a film shot in Poble Nou de Benitatxell to...

Man held at Alicante-Elche airport over armed robbery in Benidorm

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested at Alicante- Elche Airport in connection with an armed robbery at a Benidorm amusement arcade. The young detainee is...

Drug and drunk drivers to pay a bigger price

DRIVERS who test positive following drink and drugs tests in Altea will be handed out bigger fines. The City Council has unanimously approved a new...

One month completion deadline for Costa Blanca road improvements

RESIDENTS and road users alike living in San Vicente del Raspeig were given a belated Christmas present with the announcement of a major series...

Free Wi-Fi for tourist hotspot this summer

TOURISTS using Benidorm’s beaches will receive free Wi-Fi from this Easter. The initiative was announced by the mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, who confirmed...

Two Brits among three robbed ‘at gunpoint’ near Javea cash machine

A MAN has been arrested in Javea after robbing three women, with a toy gun. The offences took place just before Christmas as the...

Denia train station rebuild finished but line still not operational

THE rebuilding and reformations at Dénia train station have now finished. A total of €2m has been spent on the project to remodel the...

Benidorm bars face fines over ‘illegal’ street party

LOCAL Police in Benidorm have warned a number of bars after they held illegal parties over the Christmas period. The cases have been sent...

Domestic violence report leads to drug haul in El Campello

GUARDIA CIVIL officers have arrested a 31-year-old man in El Campello for gender violence and drug cultivation. The officers went to the property to...

Three arrested after bar fight on Costa Blanca

THREE young men have been arrested for brutally beating up a man at a party in Gata. The events that led up to the...

Tourist hotspot councils clamping down on noise levels

BENIDORM and Torrevieja, among other popular tourist centres in Spain have for some time had noise limiters installed in discos, clubs and some bars. Not...

Alicante-Elche Airport gets ready for Brexit changes

ALICANTE-ELCHE Airport is in the process of expanding their passport control area. The works that begun in October last year and are expected to be...

Expat mother and dog killed crossing road in Javea

A WOMAN out walking her dog has been knocked down and killed in Javea. According to reports in the Spanish press, the victim has...

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Iconic Marbella hotel gets €64.5 million makeover

MARBELLA COUNCIL has given the green light to Magna Hotels and Resorts, to renovate the iconic Don Miguel Hotel at a cost of €64.5...

Brit fugitive arrested in Benidorm over child abuse claims

NATIONAL POLICE based in Benidorm have arrested a man on the run from the UK. The so-far unnamed man – aged 59 - is wanted...

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Brit fugitive arrested in Benidorm over child abuse claims

NATIONAL POLICE based in Benidorm have arrested a man on the run from the UK. The so-far unnamed man – aged 59 - is wanted...

Costa Blanca clamps down on ‘boat parks’

PEOPLE planning to drop anchor on their small boats off part of the busy northern Costa Blanca will shortly be facing restrictions. The Ministry of...

Jobs boost in Costa Blanca as shopping centre opens

AROUND 200 new jobs will be created after the extension to the Outlet Stores Commercial Centre in San Vicente del Raspeig is completed....

Javea road tragedy speeds council into action

THE RTN reported back in early January  on an accident at a pedestrian crossing in Javea that saw a Russian woman and her dog...

Denia boat service sailing high

THE number of passengers using the ‘La Panseta’ boat service that links the city centre of Denia with the nearby Balearia Port area has...

Two businesses in Javea are latest victims in string of robberies

THE recent wave of robberies in Javea has continued with two more bars suffering from attacks. On this occasion, the robbers – who have caused...

Benidorm-bound elderly passengers endure up to 20 hours flight delay

AROUND 200 passengers travelling to Benidorm for a holiday were made to wait for 13 hours in Gran Canaria Airport. Those affected by the delay...

Calpe cheese linked to meningitis alert

PUBLIC health authorities in Calpe have withdrawn a batch of cheeses that contain the risk of contracting meningitis. A shipment of cheese seized yesterday being...

Benidorm unveils latest spy in the sky

LOCAL POLICE in Benidorm will shortly get more help thanks to a new drone that will operate in - or rather above -...

British man accused of abusing his nephews arrested in Calpe

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested a British man on the run from the UK. The fugitive, aged 71, is accused of carrying out sexual assault on...
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