Saturday, 25 February 2017

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Man charged with cat deaths in Benidorm

A MAN has been charged with causing the death of cats in his neighbourhood by hanging them. Following on from the public outcry over the previous few weeks - a peaceful protest and a higher police presence - a Benidorm resident in the Calle Entrepinos area of the Rinco de…

Husband murders wife then attempts to kill himself in Alicante

A BRITISH MAN is thought to have killed his wife before attempting to commit suicide in an Alicante nursing home. The 86-year-old allegedly stabbed his partner in what police believe to be a case of domestic violence. The couple lived together in the Orpea nursing home in Campello, which has…

U3A Oliva Amblers enjoy the almonds

THE group’s amble on Tuesday February 7, around the wonderful almond orchards at Alcalali, was preceded by a guided tour of the Torre Medieval de Alcalali plus a visit to the old Oil Mill museum. Tour guide for the day was Maria, a member of the Alcalali tourist office who…

BARC cave concert huge success

THE Busot Animal Rescue Concern held an evening of music at the las Cuevas de Canelobre at the weekend. Euro Weekly News were delighted to be invited to the caves in Busot, which were spectacularly lit for the charity’s fundraising evening attended by almost 250 supporters. In attendance was the…

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Solidarity Fund donation for Volunteer Emergency Services

IN Javea, Margaret March, president of Comunidad Pinosol, recently met with Javea’s mayor Jose Chulvi to present him with a donation of €3,000 from Comunidad Pinosol residents. The donation was for the Solidarity Fund set up by the mayor to support the Volunteer Emergency Services following last September’s forest fires,…

Son-in-law detained over businesswoman's murder in Alicante

MIGUEL LOPEZ, son-in-law of wealthy Alicante City widow and businesswoman Maria del Carmen Martinez, has been remanded for her murder. Wife of the late Vicente Sala, a former CAM bank president, and the mother of a son and three daughters, she was shot twice in the head at point-blank range…

Rescuers seek owners for homeless pot-bellied pigs in Alicante

RACHAEL and Hannah have adopted 20 of the Vietnamese pigs that have colonised Javea’s El Saladar district. The pigs were some time ago released from a local smallholding and bred uncontrollably. El Saladar residents called for solutions that included a cull but Rachael and Hannah stepped in to save 20…

Having an input in tourism in Alicante

THE Euro Weekly News were delighted to be invited to represent their readers at a meeting in Alicante to discuss tourism. The meeting, hosted by the AAPET (Association Journalists and Writers of Tourism of Alicante) was to discuss the importance of foreign media in the Alicante region and what image…

British climber rescued from mountain path

THE provincial fire brigade’s Rescue Unit were called out when a 67-year-old Briton fell while descending Puig Campana. He was using the 1,406-metre mountain’s stone-strewn La Pedrera path when he slipped and fell, breaking his fingers in several places. Four rescue unit members set out at around 7.45pm but when…

BREAKING NEWS: Exciting developments on the English newspaper scene in Spain

POPULAR Costa Blanca expat newspaper the Round Town News (RTN) will not be on the streets this Friday as it takes a week’s breather in preparation for an exciting development with the Euro Weekly News. Managing director Geoff Gartland's tenure at the helm of RTN has seen it become a…

Animal supporters' peaceful march in Benidorm

ANIMAL charities and supporters gathered in Benidorm to peacefully protest about the latest in a string of animal cruelty. Following the horrific image in last week’s Euro Weekly News regarding the cat that had been left hanging from a tree for a reported 36 hours, combined with a social media…

Woman arrested in Spain for planning to join Daesh war

A SPANISH woman who was planning to travel to Syria with her four children to join Daesh has been arrested in Alicante. The 36-year-old woman was scheduled to travel until she learned that her husband, allegedly a high-ranking Daesh member, had died. The woman went through all the necessary procedures…
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