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Busy Weekend Ahead

The roads of Spain are expected to be particularly busy this weekend, as Monday is a national holiday, the day of the worker, and Tuesday is celebrated as a holiday in Madrid. As such, the DGT has launched a special Read More …

Dance Marathon – This Saturday

Thus Saturday you are invited to join in a spectacular dance marathon in Torrevieja. The event is in honour of the Día Internacional de la Danza and will take place on Saturday, 29 April,...

Torrevieja Market to Finally Relocate

The local street market in Torrevieja (Alicante) will finally relocate to a new designated site away from the town centre. The move has been pending for many years, but will finally take place on the 12th of May, relocating to a purpose-built area near to the local waterpark and hypermarket shopping centres. Traditionally, the market, […]

Alicante Bingo Hall Evacuated

Some 200 people were evacuated from a bingo hall in the centre of Alicante on Thursday after a fire broke out.
The city was celebrating a local holiday and so the venue was busier than normal, but luckily nobody was injured in the blaze attended by the…

Tours of Guardamar’s Naval Base Communications Tower to Start Soon

Guided tours are to start at the site of one the southern Costa Blanca’s most notable landmarks, namely the Spanish naval base communications tower at Guardamar. The 370-metre-tall Torre de los Americanos entered service in 1965 as a communications base for the US Navy’s submarine fleet, with up to 17 Americans working at the facility,

Callous Roadside Robbers Locked Up

Officers from the Guardia Civil have dismantled a group of robbers who would prey on innocent tourists along the A-7 motorway as it passes through Valencia, Castellón and Alicante. Eight people have been arrested, and two others are under investigation, Read More …

Pegasus and the Bull

Rounding up bulls and herding them into areas they may not have intended to go may well feature heavily in Spanish culture, from such controversial spectacles as bull fighting or the infamous running of the bulls, but it might be Read More …

A long time ago on a road far far away!

A 24-year-old man from the Zamora area of Castile y León was arrested at the weekend, following a close encounter with unusual beings. Officers from the Guardia Civil had set up a routine checkpoint on Saturday night, intent on carrying Read More …

Swarm of Bees Scare Off La Marina Pub Goers

A swarm of bees got people running out of their seats outside a La Marina village bar on Monday lunchtime. The swarm appeared close to premises on the main Avenida de la Alegría in the village at around noon, with customers fleeing as the swarm approached. Emergency services were called, with a beekeeper (picture from