Man Arrested for Attempted Child Abduction at Alicante Bonfires

A 51-year-old man, of Spanish nationality, has been arrested for allegedly trying to abduct a 10-year-old girl during the bonfires in Alicante, the National Police have reported. The events took place around midnight yesterday during the Hogueras fiesta, when the man, taking advantage of the fact that the city is celebrating the parties, told the …

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New Flights from Alicante to London City Airport

Budget airline Ryanair has announce a more direct service from Alicante form 2019, flying direct into London City airport. The airline will offer five links a week between Alicante and the city of London, supporting their current UK schedule with this new route. Currently, Ryanair flies to 42 cities across Europe from Alicante. More routes …

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Brit Arrested in Torrevieja in Child Porn Network Investigation

A British resident of Spain was arrested in Torrevieja, and is amongst 24 people detained across Spain as part of a National Police investigation into the distribution of child pornography. Arrests have taken place across Spain, including 4 in Madrid and 3 in the Alicante province, as reported by the Ministry of the Interior on …

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Meet Floki

The Guardia Civil in Alicante has been joined by a new member, aged just 3, but with double the number of legs of the usual officer recruits. Meet Floki, a mixed German and Belgian Shepherd, who has begun patrolling the Read Full Article…

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Alicante Attic Fire Threatens Building

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a third-floor Alicante apartment attic that had endangered the roof of a building in calle Castaños. The fire service received notice at around 14:00 on Monday that the building was on fire, sending three crews to the scene. The fire was located in the wooden attic, hampering extinction because of …

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Motorcyclist Killed in Alicante

A 24-year-old has died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle against a lamppost on a curve driving along Avenida de Elche in Alicante. The crash happened at around eight o’clock with ambulances sent to the scene, but resuscitation attempts failed. There were no visible signs on the road of the motorcycles braking before crashing into the …

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Police Detain Brutal Gang

Four men and a woman, of Spanish, Colombia, Argentina and Ukraine nationality, one of them a minor, were arrested for a brawl in the port of Alicante where three other people were almost killed. According to the National Police, the incident occurred during the early hours of Aug. 19 on Paseo de Gomis, by the …

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Karaoke-Singing Parent Arrested for Leaving Child Alone at Home

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in Guardamar del Segura (Alicante) for allegedly leaving his 5-year-old daughter alone in the house in order for him to go to a local karaoke bar. As reported by the Guardia Civil, at about 03:25 on Friday morning a neighbour called them to report the cries and screams of …

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