Spanish police dismantle hashish gang

THE GUARDIA CIVIL in Melilla has dismantled a criminal organisation that specialised in large-scale distribution of hashish. Nine people have been incarcerated as a result of operation ́'Litux-Poniente'...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un wants his own Benidorm

A DELEGTION of 20 officials from North Korea enjoyed a fact-finding road trip earlier this month from the French border through Barcelona and Valencia to Alicante, seeking...

Campaign to support the deaf and blind launched by Specsavers Opticas and ONCE

ON the International Day of Deafblindness, Marcelo Rosado, ONCE representative for Andalucía, Ceuta and Melilla and José Ángel Moral-Tajadura, Retail and Business Development Manager for Specsavers Spain held...

MISSING: 18-year-old Brit thought to be on Costa Blanca

JACK LAWS, 18-year-old Brit thought to have hitchhiked his way to Spain from his family home in France. Jack had previously mentioned heading to Benidorm to his family,...

May-day: Looking at the General Election result

IN OCTOBER of 1974, Harold Wilson called a general election and wildly hedged his bets. Wilson, who had a minority government after a hung result that same year,...

Benidorm police arrest on-the-run British man

LOCAL POLICE officers in Benidorm have arrested and detained fugitive Dave Grundy, the 53-year-old British citizen who had been on the run for five days. Despite his name...

Spain seeks victim identification improvements

IN THE tragic aftermath of the attacks in and around London Bridge at the beginning of June which saw the death of a Spanish national, demands have...

Torrevieja postman gets suspended sentence

AS A follow up to a story reported in the SOL TIMES a few weeks ago, the Alicante Provincial Court has handed out a one year suspended...

British Police Federation reaction to General Election result

STEVE WHITE, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “The Prime Minister has today pledged that the new Government will work to keep the...

Fake documents scam uncovered in Spain

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested a total of 116 people with Dominican nationality in and around Spain’s capital city on charges of alleged falsification of documents. Among those detained...

Spain’s summer temperatures set to soar

IT'S GOOD news for some but bad news for others, but predictions from the Spanish weather authorities suggest that this summer in the country is going to...

European Council agree parcel delivery cross-border price transparency

CROSS-BORDER parcel delivery services in the EU are set to become more transparent and better monitored. Increased price transparency and more effective oversight should make the market more...

Independence demand for El Altet

RESIDENTS OF El Altet, the small municipality that until very recently bore the official name of the nearby Alicante-Elche Airport, have declared their intentions to go independent. Currently they...

Pleas to stop the ‘advancing sea of concrete’ in Orihuela Costa

LOCAL POLITICAL party Cambiemos Orihuela (CO) has accused the council (PP and C’s) of having no control over the amount of building that is “devouring our coast...

Balearic Islands bullfighting ban beckons

PRESIDENT OF the Balearic Islands and leader of the regional Socialist (PSOE) party, Francina Armengol, reiterated that her government will move forward with amendments to the region’s...

Drink and drug crackdown launched

THROUGHOUT THE rest of this week, police throughout the region will be undertaking a dedicated traffic campaign aimed at checking a total of 5,000 drivers for their...
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