New Airport Parking at Alicante-Elche

Alicante-Elche airport will soon have a new car park available, offering 15 minutes of free parking in their aptly named “Exprés” parking facility. The work has already begun on the site near the departure terminal that will offer 80 places Read More …

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Motorhomes: Parking or Camping?

In Spain, the law is quite clear, motorhomes and campers are not allowed to “camp” on the street. But the question arises as to what defines “camping”, and what is simply a vehicle which is “parked”, albeit of a larger Read More …

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Today in Spain – Thursday 28 May 2015

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People Traffickers Arrested

In collaboration between the Spanish National Police and the UK Border Police, 24 people have been arrested, 13 in Spain and 11 in the UK, mostly from the same family, believed to belong to a network dedicated to human trafficking. Read More …

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Removing Abandoned Vehicles

If the police have reason to believe that a car has been abandoned on the street, there is a procedure they can initiate to enforce to owner to confirm identity, before they can have the vehicle removed. This procedure is Read More …

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Today in Spain – Wednesday 27 May 2015

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Worker Dies in Electrocution Incident

A 54 year old man died on Tuesday after being electrocuted whilst working on an installation in an industrial estate in Albatera. The incident occurred just after noon when the man was working at the top of the tower, secured Read More …

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Parking Myths Busted

One of the latest rumours being circulated through social network sites relates to so-called “blue zones”, indicating areas in towns and cities which are controlled parking areas where a fee has to be paid to park. Parking restrictions implemented by Read More …

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Parking Myths Busted

One of the latest rumours being circulated through social network sites relates to so-called “blue zones”, indicating areas in towns and cities which are controlled parking areas where a fee has to be paid to park. Parking restrictions implemented by Read More …

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Today in Spain – Tuesday 26 May 2015

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Investigation Launched into Mine Incidents

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding an incident at a mine in Huelva on Monday, in which a subcontractor was seriously injured. The incident occurred at around noon in the Mina de Aguas Teñidas in the Almonaster Read More …

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Hit and Run Driver Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil have presented a 31 year old Moroccan national to the courts, believed to be responsible for two hit and runs in Murcia. The first incident occurred in Totana on the 17th of April when a Read More …

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Local election results and other Spanish news

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