ISSUE 553 OF THE LEADER IS OUT THIS WEEK

The latest virtual copy of The Leader newspaper is out now, first each week for the latest news and sports.
This week there is a lot of environmental news, both locally and nationally, as well as updates on the political situation in Orihuela and the…

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TRAFFIC COPS TO GET STREAMLINED FINES PROCESS

The Directorate General of Traffic in Spain, the DGT, has submitted a contract to public tender to provide the equipment and software to assist the Guardia Civil traffic department to deal with fines, infractions and complaints faster at the roadside.

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TORREVIEJA MAY FACE SUMMER OF WASTE PROBLEMS

Whereas in Orihuela the household waste disposal service in now a cost-saving municipalised function, a factor that the Partido Popular and CLR are keen to change to privatise once again, in neighbouring Torrevieja, where the service is privatised, the…

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PHONE HELPS TRACK DOWN ROBBERS

A tracking and tracing application that was installed on a stolen mobile phone allowed the victim to tell the police the route followed the robbers, from Málaga to Córdoba, where they were finally arrested.
The investigation was initiate…

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THIS WEEK’S VIRTUAL PAPER IS NOW AVAILABLE

The latest virtual newspaper copy of The Leader is now available on our dedicated website, www.virtualleader.info.
All of the stories from this week, plus our advertisers, the puzzle page, a comprehensive TV guide, classifieds and more, so check it ou…

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BENIJOFAR VET ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF MURDER

A 45 year old man in has been arrested by the Guardia Civil, on suspicion of killing his 46 year old wife, dismembering her and disposing of her remains through an animal cremation services.
The detainee, originally from Argentina, runs a veterinary c…

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OMBUDSMAN REPEATS TORREVIEJA CRITICISM

For the second consecutive year, the office of the Ombudsman has criticised Torrevieja city council for failing to protect a number of historic buildings listed under the “General Plan”.
In the latest report, it is stated that the council …

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