83,000 Convictions

JUICIOS

The latest figures released by the Attorney General this month show that in 2015 there were a total of 83,283 convictions for road traffic offences in Spain, 34% of all sentences handed down by the courts. Of the 83,000 plus Read More …

253 Summer Deaths

13-grafico-1-detalle-balance-accidentes-verano-2016

During the summer months of July and August, a total of 253 people lost their lives on the main inter-urban roads of Spain, 27 more deaths than in the same period last year, representing an increase of 12%, based on Read More …

253 Summer Deaths

13-grafico-1-detalle-balance-accidentes-verano-2016

During the summer months of July and August, a total of 253 people lost their lives on the main inter-urban roads of Spain, 27 more deaths than in the same period last year, representing an increase of 12%, based on Read More …

Revitalised Ring

Orihuela’s derelict bull ring is set to be converted into a multi-purpose entertainment venue catering for up to 2,800 people. Orihuela mayor Emilio Bascuñana said the 400 thousand euro project would preserve the historical aspects of the arena, which will feature an exhibition hall, a playground, as well as catering and toilet facilities. If tendering for

Neighbourly Dispute

A 38-year old man who locked up a neighbour in an Alicante apartment block and then set fire to it, has been arrested by the National Police. The incident happened on September 15th when firefighters were called to fire and discovered a man had been locked up in a room, who they rescued before the

A Hasty Retreat

A barking dog foiled a four-strong burglary gang in the Orihuela area this week. The owners were woken by their pet dog in the early hours and they spotted a young man jumping over their fence in a quick exit, after the dog disturbed him. He was part of a four-strong gang aged between 19

A Hasty Retreat

A barking dog foiled a four-strong burglary gang in the Orihuela area this week. The owners were woken by their pet dog in the early hours and they spotted a young man jumping over their fence in a quick exit, after the dog disturbed him. He was part of a four-strong gang aged between 19