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EXCLUSIVE: Five arrested after Costa Blanca bus drugs bust

THE specialist dog team of the Local Police in Alicante had more success than they anticipated last night (Monday) when a number of people suspected of carrying narcotics were caught. Out of 40 passengers on the service that links Algeciras and Barcelona – a well-known route for drug trafficking – six were asked to leave […]

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New police dog unit sniffs out Costa Blanca criminals

VILLAJOYOSA Local Police have a new division – the Canine Unit. The unit, consisting of three dogs, will work with trained agents and officers to detect illegal substances in parks, gardens, beaches, schools and vehicles. At a special ceremony Andreu Verdú, mayor, and councillor for security Jaime Ramis met the officers and their dogs. Jaime […]

Cat poison case reaches conclusion
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Cat poison case reaches conclusion

A COUPLE have been tried for allegedly poisoning their neighbour’s cats. A criminal court has been urged by prosecutors to hand the pair nine-month prison sentences each, as well as two years’ disqualification from owning pets. They also face compensating their neighbour for the deceased pets and veterinary bills of his surviving cats. The pair […]

A very merry Christmas for APROP
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A very merry Christmas for animal rescue centre

APROP Animal Rescue in Pego is certain to have a very merry Christmas thanks to the generosity of the Marina Alta public who purchased 2,500 raffle tickets printed and sold at €1 each. Last Saturday saw the official draw to determine the winners of the four superb prizes on offer. Winners details as follows: First […]

This week in Scandinavia - Plastic to fabric

This week in Scandinavia – Plastic to fabric

Plastic to fabric RATHER than plastic, all shoppers on the Danish island of Samsø will from next year be asked to use shopping bags made of fabric “We are avoiding plastic carrier bags in the entire trade sector,” project leader Gunnar Mikkelsen of Samsø Municipality Yes to beavers HOLSTEBRO City Court has ruled against local land […]

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Dangerous dogs’ reputation attacked

ALICANTE’S Department of Animal Protection has launched a public awareness campaign aimed at owners of potentially dangerous dogs.  The aim is to get them to comply with regulations and thus prevent the animals from possible confiscation in the future. The campaign informs owners of these dogs of the obligations they have to fulfil to avoid […]