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People Traffickers Arrested

The National Police in Spain have successfully dismantled a network dedicated to trafficking Albanian citizens into the UK, arresting 97 people in the province of Barcelona and the airports at Barcelona, Madrid and Palma...

Counterfeit Crackdown in San Pedro

In a combined operation between the Guardia Civil and local police of San Pedro del Pinatar, six people have been charged with crimes against intellectual property and 3,168 fake items of clothing seized from...

Cycling Burglar Arrested

Officers from the National Police have arrested a 46 year old man accused of two separate burglaries from the same property. The investigation began after a couple reported a number of items missing from...

Hotel Occupancy Up

Hotels across the Costa Blanca are already celebrating an overall anticipated 90% occupancy for the month of August, an increase from the 87% in July. The figures so far are representing the best summer...

Councillor for the Coast Post Reinstated

The mayor of Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana, has announced that the role of Councillor for the Coast in Orihuela will be reinstated, with the Councillor for Tourism, Beaches, international residents and urban transport, Sofía Álvarez,...

Summer Work Boost

Unemployment in the Vega Baja area is down once again in July, thanks to the summer season, with an additional 394 people finding work overall, with the registered jobless figure now standing at 31,818....

Alcoy Armed Robber Locked Up

A resident of Alcoy has had his 5-year prison sentence confirmed by the court of appeal, after he was found guilty of armed robbery, having threatened a priest at knifepoint and made off with...

Drones On Order

The Spanish Government has announced 25 million euro investment in the purchase of four reconnaissance drones and two ground stations. The announcement was made as part of the 2016 budget with the total amount...

More Tragedy in the Sea

A 71-year old bather died at the weekend after apparently drowning off the coast of Torrevieja. This latest tragedy bring the total number of deaths by drowning this summer to 17 across Valencia, since...

Licensed to Behave

Alicante town hall has announced a licensing scheme for responsible dog owners, which will allow pets such privileges as visiting some of the public buildings in the city, and using public transport. The scheme...

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