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Firefighter Dispute With Regional Management Blazes On

A long-running dispute between firefighters in Alicante Province and regional management has reached a new level  with a number of vehicles found daubed in graffiti slagging off bosses. The province has 13 fire stations with union leaders saying that most of them had been in hit in Elche and Torrevieja with slogans calling for the

Summer Season Looks Bright for Tourist Numbers

Costa Blanca Easter hotel bookings were up by ten percent on last year’s period helped by good weather, and the holiday falling later in mid-April. Valencian region tourist chief Francesc Colomer said that the area was in for a excellent year for tourism, and it would continue be one of the major destinations in Spain

Only Bank in Daya Nueva Is Set to Close Down

Banco Sabadell is to close down its branch in Daya Nueva, meaning that there is no bank in the municipality, with the nearest one some five kilometres away in San Fulgencio. Daya Nueva mayor María Teresa Martínez told the Informacion newspaper that Sabadell’s decision to pull out of the two-thousand population town was “shameful”, and

European Police Investigation Leads to Five Arrests for Cyber-Hacking Crimes

The National Police have linked up with their UK colleagues to arrest five men on cyber-hacking charges, with three people detained in Spain in swoops in Barcelona and the Canary Islands. The group were developing and selling sophisticated software to provide ‘invisibility’ to all types of malicious computer malware which had the potential to affect countless computers around the

Torrevieja’s May Fair Will Probably Be Postponed Until June

Torrevieja’s popular four-day Feria de Sevillanas, which was scheduled to start on Wednesday May 10th, has been postponed. It’s down to a delay in awarding a contract to a winning bidder to run the fair, with Torrevieja council having to admit that the traditional May event might have to be shunted to June. Torrevieja’s fiestas councillor Domingo

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