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Resistant Tomato Crops Promised

Scientists at the University Miguel Hernandez have created a genetically modified tomato which they say is immune to three viruses commonly affecting crops across the Vega Baja. My planting these scientifically tweaked varieties in...

Hot Thursday

The health department across the region of Valencia reports that they attended eleven people on Thursday who had suffered as a result of high temperatures. Although an alert had been issued warning of the...

Orihuela Costa Beach Record

The beaches of the Orihuela Costa have been awarded 8 Blue Flags for quality this year, along with an additional 2 for the marinas, meaning that the 10 Blue Flags they hold make Orihuela...

Incoming Problems

A total of 145 immigrants on board 6 boats have been rescued by emergency crews of the south coast of Spain in 24 hours, 8 of which are children. The problem of immigrants arriving...

A Political Circus

Guardamar town hall has been criticised for breaking their own ordinance which bans circuses with animals. Despite being a forward thinker for animal rights by being one of the first town halls to ban...

Taxi Fines

A number of taxi drivers from Orihuela, Benidorm and Santa Pola are complaining that they have received 750 euro fines for visiting Alicante-Elche airport too often. Taxis from outside the Elche jurisdiction were limited...

Catering Robbers Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested ten people on suspicion of belonging to a group who dedicated their operation to robbing catering establishments across the Valencia region. It is believed that the gang...

Cartagena Drugs Bust

In a combined operation between the National Police and the tax office, a boat has been seized off the coast of Cartagena carrying 2,000 kilos of hashish. The officers became aware of a boat...

A Bleak Day of Remembrance – 9 May

At six in the morning of the 9th of May, a Guardia Civil patrol was returning from duty at Pamplona railway station, heading back to the barracks, when a remotely activated bomb was set...

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