Police have arrested a couple in connection with break-ins into rural houses in Guardamar del Segura and Sella in northern Alicante. The couple runs a computer store in Torrevieja. The suspects are also accused of using their clients’ identity documents. among other things, they would have rented vehicles. Photo: Guardi Civil
Marq, the archaeological museum of the city of Alicante, has approved a summer program of excavations at eight sites. Excavations, starting in July with a budget of 130,000 euros, include the medieval settlement of Pobla d’Ifac in Calpe and the Cova del Randero cave in Pedreguer, as well as underwater prospects in Teulada-Moraira and Benitachell. […]
The municipality of Alfàs is reforesting a municipal plot with the planting of 183 native trees. It concerns a plot of 3,000 square meters near the Camí de Llusiá, near the city center. This involves an investment of 17,200 euros, including the environmental restoration of the land and the fencing.
In Busot a handicapped man died in a fire. Two others were injured. The fire took place in the Llano Sebastián de Busot district. After the emergency services arrived, two persons aged 46 and 47 were rescued from the building. they were taken to hospital because they had inhaled smoke. A third person was killed […]
Homeowners with second homes in the province of Alicante are applying for damage certificates as an excuse to enter the region. Owners, mainly from Madrid, are looking for a way to get around the anti-Covid travel restrictions. Even in the case of real damage, there is usually no need for an owner to travel, as […]
Some 3,000 teachers from Alicante are refusing the AstraZeneca vaccine. Nevertheless, the Minister of Health says he is still happy with the progress made. After two days of massive vaccination of teaching staff in the Valencian Community, more than half of all teachers in the province of Alicante have received the first dose of AstraZeneca. […]
The number of “autónomos” in the province of Alicante increased during the corona pandemic. This is evident from figures from the Instituto de Estudios Económicos de Alicante (Ineca). 22% of all workers are self-employed in the province. At the end of January 2021, 133,394 self-employed persons were registered in the province of Alicante, while 474,442 […]
The municipality of Elche has approved a motion to start a pilot project. That project aims to reduce the working week to 32 hours or four days, as proposed by the central government. The plan should encourage employers to test the initiative. A reduction in working hours would have a positive effect on the country’s […]
The Guardia Civil has put an end to a woman’s nightmare in the hinterland of Alicante. The Algerian woman was locked up in a garage for a year – because she was exploited by two fellow countrymen as a worker in the household. For the couple, she had to work around the clock, not move […]
The Dutch retail chain Zeeman opens a store in Benidorm. The branch will be located at Avenida Los Almendros, number 46. With this opening, the company continues to expand in the Valencian Community, where it already has 17 branches. The last openings of the chain have taken place in Alicante and Elche in recent months.