Tag: Alicante

Medieval Market Takes Over Orihuela City Next Weekend

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Orihuela Council have pocketed 24,000 euro over the staging of next weekend’s Medieval Market in the city, thanks to the Asociación Sólo Artesanos making a 24,000-euro bid on a minimum six-thousand-euro tender. The event returns to the first weekend of February (Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th), after the Market was mired in controversy last year

Abusers Arrested

Two men, aged 53 and 23, have been arrested by the National Police in Alicante in connection with the suspected sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy. One of the individuals ran an internet forum by which he befriended the teenager, and met him in secluded places around the area including a deserted building in San

Nine Immigrants Rescued and Brought to Torrevieja

A maritime coastguard boat has rescued nine people from a boat off the coast of the Alicante province on Saturday morning, transferring them to Torrevieja to be dealt with. Those rescued are said to have originated in Ghana and were heading to Spain to start a new life. The Salvamento Maritimo crew delivered the rescued

Young Woman Dies in Fatal Car Accident Near Elche

An 18-year-old Crevillente woman died in a car accident on the AP-7 in the Elche area last Friday evening. She was travelling in a van towards Alicante with two relatives when the vehicle hit the central reservation. She got out of car, but was then run over by a vehicle as she walked into the carriageway.

Four Thousand Counterfeit Cigarettes Seized at Alicante Port

Over four thousand packets of illegally produced cigarettes have been seized by the Guardia Civil in Alicante in two operations. A 44-year-old Algerian arrived by ferry from North Africa and told customs officials that he had nothing to declare in a nervous manner, after he wanted to pass the various checkpoints quickly. Nine hundred and

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