Tag: Alicante

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

Alicante Flight Declares Emergency

A flight from Alicante to Cardiff today declared an emergency while in the air because of a technical issue. 137 passengers were on board the scheduled flight. Vueling explained that the problem was detected before landing. A Vueling spokesman said “A technical issue was detected before landing and following all safety procedures the Captain requested […]

Family Strangling

A man aged in his forties has been arrested by the National Police for allegedly strangling his 89-year-old aunt, with the body lying at their home on Alicante’s Calle Pintor Aparicio for a week. The nephew turned himself into the National Police in Alicante on Monday, with neighbours saying that he had lived with his

Agent Arrested

A National Police officer has been taken into custody and had bail refused by an Alicante police court, after being accused of crimes of sexual abuse and assault involving under age teenage boys. Extensive investigations by the National Police led to the arrest of the 32-year-old agent, with indecent images of children found on his

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