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Pedestrian Knocked Down in Petrer

Pedestrian Knocked Down in Petrer

A man was killed on Friday morning when he was hit by an articulated lorry as he crossed the A-31 (Alicante-Madrid) in Petrer. According to the Guardia Civil, the incident occurred at around eight o’clock at kilometer 202.4 of the road in the Madrid direction. The Guardia Civil are investigating the causes of an incident …

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, […]

Man drowns in Almeria

Man drowns in Almeria

A man in his 30´s, said to be of foreign nationality. drowned whilst swimming off the beach of playa de Las Negras en Níjar (Almería), according to sources with the Emergency Services of Andalusia. The accident occurred about 17:20 on Saturday, at which time when a companion of the victim alerted the emergency services that […]

Irish tourist drowns at Lanzarote beach

Irish tourist drowns at Lanzarote beach

An Irish tourist has drowned late Saturday while in the beach area of ​​the playa del hotel Fariones, en Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote. The emergency services received the alert at around 3pm on Saturday, immediately attending the scene, but there was nothing anybody could do to preserve life.

Dozens injured in cafe explosion

Dozens injured in cafe explosion

More than 70 people were reported injured following an explosion in a cafe’s kitchen in the fair of Velez-Malaga on Saturday. More than 50 were admitted to hospitals, four of them in a serious though not life-threatening condition.

Minimum Wage Increases by 6 Euro

Minimum Wage Increases by 6 Euro

The government has increased the minimum wage in 2016 by just over 6 euro per month, from 648.60 to 655.08 euro, an increase of 1% and far below the 11% increase called for by some of the main trade unions, Read More …

Five Injured in Torre Pacheco Crash

Five Injured in Torre Pacheco Crash

A collision between two vehicles at Torre Pacheco has left 5 people injured on Tuesday afternoon, two of them children. One person was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extracted by fire fighters. The carretera de Balsapintada (RM Read More …

Antique Bomb Secured in Cartagena

Antique Bomb Secured in Cartagena

The bomb squad carried out a controlled explosion on a device in Cartagena on Tuesday afternoon, after a rusty war-time mortar was discovered near to the university. The alert came in at around 14:50 with emergency teams being stood down Read More …