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Paedophile ring shutdown in Alicante

A YOUNG MAN has been arrested in Elche, Alicante, after National Police uncovered a child pornography ring in a new crackdown on crimes against minors. The suspect, who is in his late twenties and living with his parents, has been arrested for the possession of extremely illicit material. After police…

Recycle bin arsonist arrested in Murcia

POLICE in Murcia have arrested a 19-year-old man alleged to be the infamous arsonist of recycling bins across the city. In recent months, over 55 bins in Santa Maria de Gracia and Vista Alegre have been reduced to ashes and on Sunday June 4, security cameras caught the firestarter in…

Tuberculosis outbreak in Valencia

EIGHTEEN cases of TB were confirmed at the Monteolivete reception centre for young people in Valencia City. Three of those who tested positive are minors at the centre and 15 are staff members. Union representatives maintained that the outbreak could have been avoided, criticising the way it was handled. When…

Orange level weather alerts for Murcia as it braces for storms

AEMET has issued orange level weather alerts for rainfall and storms in Murcia. The storms are expected to last from Sunday (June 4) to Monday (June 5) with rainfall reaching up to 30 litres per square metre in just one hour during the worst of the downpours. Altiplano, Vega del…

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Owners of killer dogs in Costa Blanca sued

THE family of Jose Selles are taking legal action against the owners of the six dogs who killed him. They were not entered on the Dangerous Animals Register and their owners had neither licences nor civil liability insurance for them, the family claimed. The Boxer-American Staffordshire crosses set upon the…

Neo Nazi food bank banned from Murcia

A XENOPHOBIC Neo Nazi group who regularly distribute free food to ‘Spanish only’ families from a stall in Murcia City will not be able to continue operating in future. An emergency motion put forward by members of the PSOE in the city was approved and passed to prevent the ‘Lo…

Young boy dies after falling off a fourth-storey balcony in Alicante

A YOUNG boy has died after falling off a four-storey building in Alicante. The two-year-old was with his mother at a friend’s house when the incident occurred. Investigators believe the child climbed onto a toy box near the balcony whilst playing with the friend’s 10-year-old son when he fell. He…

WATCH: Whales migrating to Atlantic spotted in Costa Blanca

THREE fin whales were spotted off the coast of Torrevieja, visible from land the migrating mammals sparked excitement amongst nature lovers. An endangered species – also known as the razorback or the common rorqual – the leviathans are the second largest mammal in the world after the blue whale, they…

Guardia Civil bravery foils possible explosion at Murcia petrol station

QUICK action by nearby Guardia Civil officers may have stopped a major explosion at a petrol station on the A30 in Archena, Murcia. The officers were undertaking checks on drivers for alcohol when they heard cries for help from a nearby petrol station and saw a car by a petrol…

Spanish circus is the first to stop the appearance of wild animals

A SPANISH group Infocircos has made a historic arrangement with a circus owner to receive two lions for care. The AAP Primadomus Foundation Rescue Centre in Villena, Alicante which operates Infocircos hopes that this will be the start of the complete removal of all wild animals from circuses in Spain…

Forced use of Valenciana language in schools causes outrage

INTERNATIONAL expatriates are heading for a showdown with the Generalitat Valenciana. A march protesting the regional council’s decision to make the Valenciana language compulsory in schools by 2019 will take place in Alicante at 7pm tomorrow, Friday, with thousands expected to attend. The controversial plan is to be introduced in…

Alicante schoolboy arrested for sharing sexual images of ex-girlfriend

A SCHOOLBOY in Alicante has been arrested for sharing sexual images and videos of his ex-girlfriend. The 15-year-old allegedly sent the images of his 13-year-old partner to mutual friends when the couple broke up. Upon further investigation, police found the detained exerted a great deal of control over her and…

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