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,

Motorway Robbery Gang Who Targeted the Elderly and Tourists Have Been Apprehended

An eight-strong Romanian gang that robbed tourist cars at service areas on the AP-7 has been rounded up by the Guardia Civil. The crooks, who operated at areas on the motorway between Alicante in the south and Castellón in the north, have been charged with theft, violence, and possession of fake documents. The Guardia realised

Two Brits Arrested for Reckless Driving After Being Thrown Out of Torrevieja Nightclub

Two British nationals were arrested for drunk and reckless driving after being thrown out of a Torrevieja night club. The incident happened early last Saturday morning after three people were evicted from the Velice club on the city’s Casgrande industrial estate, and got into a car. Two of the three were described by authorities as

Gang of Hi-Tech Car Thieves Arrested in Santa Pola After Seven-Month Police Investigation

A hi-tech gang that used electronic gear to rob cars across Alicante Province has been broken up by the National Police, with Russian and Ukrainian nationals arrested in the Santa Pola area. The operation against the crooks, aged between their mid-twenties and mid-fifties, started last September, after multiple reports of property being stolen from cars, including incidents

Fake Football Shirt Vendor Arrested in Benijófar

A 33-year-old Moroccan man who distributed fake football shirts to local markets has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Benijófar. The hawker was detained after Guardia agents tracked a shipment of the counterfeit sports gear from Alicante-Elche airport before he sold them onto market traders at Guardamar, Torrevieja, and Campoamor. He was charged with possession 700