Author: Mark Nolan

ONE OF EUROPE’S BIGGEST ILLEGAL IPTV DISTRIBUTORS DISMANTLED

The crime group owned two Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Spain and Bulgaria, that illicitly offered more than 1000 TV channels to clients across Europe using Internet Protocol television (IPTV) technology. Eight suspects were arrested and the servers used to provide illegal access to the channels shut down. A joint investigation led by the Spanish

Santa Pola Blackspot to be Eliminated

Notorious blackspots on the N-332 highway in the Santa Pola area are set to be eliminated, if Spain’s infrastructure minister, Julio Gómez-Pomar, gets official approval for his plans this Friday (March 31st) from the Council of Ministers, the country’s equivalent of the UK government cabinet.   Partido Popular national deputy, Loreto Cascales (pictured), who comes

Torrevieja Has Another Minor Earthquake

Torrevieja once again felt a slight rumble on Wednesday, as a 1.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the coast. According to the Spanish institute that monitors earthquakes, the tremor, with its epicentre just to the northeast in the sea, had an intensity of 2 struck at 12:48 local time, and was felt in various location

Orihuela Cop Injured by Suspect Robber

An Orihuela local police officer was injured on Monday night, after he was hit by a man who was suspected of robbing a Villamartin shop. The man, said by the police to be South American, was spotted walking around the area, after two patrol cars were sent to investigate reports of two men breaking into

Former Pilar Councillor Facing Corruption Investigation

A leading ex-councillor in Pilar de la Horadada could face six years behind bars over bribery and corruption charges, as he tried to force a businessman to give him a car worth up to 30 thousand euro in exchange for a municipal contract. Pilar’s former health and fiestas councillor, Francisco Javier Lara, is in the

Santiago Gets a Spruce Up

New pavements, street signs, and lighting are just part of a 450 thousand euro regeneration project for Santiago de la Ribera in the San Javier municipality. Mayor José Miguel Luengo and public services councillor Maria Dolores Ruiz this week checked out the work going on across several streets in three separate projects in Santiago, with

Santiago Gets a Spruce Up

New pavements, street signs, and lighting are just part of a 450 thousand euro regeneration project for Santiago de la Ribera in the San Javier municipality. Mayor José Miguel Luengo and public services councillor Maria Dolores Ruiz this week checked out the work going on across several streets in three separate projects in Santiago, with

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Elche to Santa Pola Road Set for Tender

The Valencian government’s public works department has started a two million euro tender process for the dual carriageway conversion of a section of the CV-865 road between Elche and Santa Pola.   The 18-month project will see the upgrade on the highway between the intersection with the CV-851 at Vereda de Sendres through to the existing

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Corvera Airport Tender Published

The formal tender to run Corvera Airport in Murcia was published by the regional government last Saturday. Prospective bidders have been given 40 days to say they are interested in tendering for the 25-year franchise, which would then be followed by a 60 day period for the bidders to present their detailed plans. At a

Guardamar Looks Set to Stink Concerns

The opposition Partido Popular group on Rojales council say that plans for a new waste disposal area in Guardamar could cause a stink for local residents.    Alberto Ros of the PP claims that the proposed site, which is situated in El Pallaret in Guardamar, will bring an odious smell to Rojales if the wind

Cigarette Factory Stubbed Out

A clandestine Bulgarian-run cigarette factory in Elche that could have produced 40 million cigarettes has been raided by the National Police, with five people arrested. Two million packets were set to be marked  with two popular brand labels, with the Spanish tax office potentially defrauded of six and a half million euros.   A Bulgarian criminal gang, with

Cigarette Factory Stubbed Out

A clandestine Bulgarian-run cigarette factory in Elche that could have produced 40 million cigarettes has been raided by the National Police, with five people arrested. Two million packets were set to be marked  with two popular brand labels, with the Spanish tax office potentially defrauded of six and a half million euros.   A Bulgarian criminal gang, with

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