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Elche Warmest Place in Spain

Elche basked in the hottest temperatures in the whole of Spain on Saturday, with temperatures reaching 24.1 degrees in the town of Perleta. Thermometers across the entire eastern side of the peninsula were registering between 23 and 24 degrees at the peak of the day, although Sunday is likely to be considerably cooler than Saturday […]

Bank Robbers Steal Police Car

Two people carried out a bank robbery in Madrid on Monday afternoon, fleeing with the money in a police patrol car which had the keys left in the ignition. Moments after they began their escape, the police vehicle was involved in a crash with another police patrol car resulting in one of the robbers being […]

Nonagenarian Arrested for Murder

A 91 year old woman was arrested on New Year´s Day, charged with murder, after the police were called to attend an altercation at her home in the northern Spanish town of Bilbao. The woman had called the emergency services at around 11:00 on Friday, reporting that she had just stabbed her sister. When the […]

Beware of New ATM Charges from January

From the 1st of January, 2016, new legislation comes into force which is aimed at stopping banks from double charging clients for using ATM machines. The new rules mean that the ATM owner may not charge the card holder for using their machine, but instead are to charge the card issuer. The card issuer then […]

Making Elche a Safer Place

As the stroke of midnight chimed across Spain, another year dawned as 2016 was welcomed, but for the residents of the Elche municipality it heralded a new era of safety and security. From the 1st of January, Elche is covered by a new emergency medical and ambulance service which has been provided by the municipality […]

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