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,...

July reopening for iconic hotel

PEDRO PABLO Hernández, the president of the Regional Confederation of Business Organisations of Cartagena (COEC), visited the Hotel Doblemar, in La Manga, that will reopen the doors...

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,...

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...

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...

Woman suffers heart attack at Mar de Cristal

A 75-YEAR-OLD woman died in the sea on Saturday, after suffering a heart attack very close to the shore on the beach of Mar de Cristal. The alarm...

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...

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...

Spanish promoter and builder held in fake documents scam

SPANISH NATIONAL Police have arrested 24 immigrants, and a Spanish construction promoter, for making false padron registrations and producing fake residence permits in the region. Following collaboration between...

Iberdrola email scam warning

A MAJOR scam involving emails purporting to be from electricity board Iberdrola has been uncovered by Spain's National Cyber-Security Institute in the centre-northern city of León. The Institute,...

National Pensioners Convention analyse social care proposals

THE NPC believes that one of the greatest issues facing both the older population, and the country as a whole at the General Election, is that of...

Repatriation appeal launched for Scottish cyclist in Spain

A CROWDFUNDING campaign has been launched by the family of the Scottish cyclist who suffered life-changing injuries while riding in Spain to pay for a private air...

Jellyfish-free zone for Mar Menor

SWIMMERS CAN look forward to enjoying splashing around in the Mar Menor this summer without the threat of being stung by the annual invasion of jellyfish. Up until...

More migrants saved by Spanish navy

SPAIN'S MINISTRY of Defence reported that a navy frigate rescued 282 migrants from two boats found adrift in waters off the Libyan coast. A statement from the ministry...
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