Alicante, Spain Newswire

Alicante, Spain Newswire

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  1. Spanish bull festival claims 12th life after 66-year-old is 'gored in the heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Independent

    Roisin O'Connor is a journalist at The Independent's online editorial team, working on news, social media and Arts. A self-professed music obsessive, she also writes live gig reviews and features across all Independent titles.

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  2. Scots can't Jet2 Murcia anymore after airline drops Spanish route leaving hundreds high and dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Daily Record

    LOW-COST airline Jet 2 have scrapped all flights from Edinburgh to Murcia San Javier airport on Spain's Costa Blanca leaving hundreds of Scots with properties in the area high and dry. Outraged customer Graeme Smith complained that Jet2 took advance bookings from him two weeks ago when he was organising his flights for next year to the coastal spa town of Los Alcazares which is handily just minutes from San Javier.

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  3. Body count soars in Spanish bullfighting's summer of bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Toronto Star

    Jimenez Fortes is tossed by a bull during a bullfight at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, last month. In August, Fortes was performing in Vitigudino when a bull caught him under the chin.

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  4. Shocking moment couple were caught having sex in public square on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Mail

    Pictured: Shocking moment couple were caught having sex in public square on Spain's 'Costa del Yorkshire' before telling police who tried to move them on to 'go away and don't bother us' This is the shocking moment that a randy couple were caught on camera brazenly having sex in a public square on Spain's 'Costa del Yorkshire.' The video shows the stark naked man - wearing just his socks and shoes - having sex with a woman on a bench in a square surrounded by restaurants and cafes in the Costa Blanca resort of Torrevieja.

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  5. Shameless couple have graphic sex in middle of town squareA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Star

    The amorous pair stripped stark naked for their sex session in the Costa Blanca resort of Torrevieja, nicknamed the 'Costa del Yorkshire' because of the number of Brits that have made it their home over the years. Last night the pair - thought to be Spaniards - were facing a 435 fine after being reported for a public order offence.

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  6. 25 Lotto win turns into 1m: Pair were fooled by 2 ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Star

    ... now planning to bring forward renovation work to their home and clear the mortgage on their holiday home in Alicante, Spain. Ruth said: "It gives us a secure future, we can relax a bit more, but we have no plans to stop working."

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  7. Spanish Property Prices Could Rise 2% Before 2015 is OutRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Nu Wire Investor

    Commercial bank Bankinter has predicted an increase in Spanish property prices of 2% by the end of this year. According to a recently-published report, Bankinter believes this figure is feasible, along with the potential for 50,000 new home sales this year as Spain continues with its recovery.

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  8. Naturally Mediterranean Skin Care Promo Will Conclude on Bank Holiday Weekend BreakRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | PR.com

    ... The range of natural beauty products have been selling at a reduced rate for the summer holiday period. Alicante, Spain, August 27, 2015 --( PR.com )-- The company has been providing a sale price offer on its natural organic skin care range during ...

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  9. Spain axes fine over image of illegally-parked police carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bangkok Post

    Spanish officials have scrapped an 800-euro fine against a woman for posting a picture on Facebook of an illegally-parked police car after admitting the image did not contravene a controversial security law. Spanish officials have scrapped an 800-euro fine against a woman for posting a picture on Facebook of an illegally-parked police car The offending picture, which was posted online last month, showed a police car parked in a disabled parking space in a town in the southeastern province of Alicante, accompanied by critical remarks using strong language.

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  10. Benidorm to follow Ibiza and Magaluf and deploy British police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Mail

    British police will patrol Benidorm next year as part of a pioneering exchange agreement, authorities in the famous Costa Blanca resort have announced. They are set to patrol alongside Spanish police or help man a foreign tourists' attention centre, known locally as a SATE.

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  11. Spain's bull runs claim 10 lives this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The China Post

    A man has died after being struck by a bull, police said Sunday, bringing to 10 the number of people killed in bull runs in Spain this year, one of the deadliest ever for the sport. The death comes as new leftist mayors who swept to power across the country following May local elections mull eliminating funding for bull festivals, which see crowds of people run ahead of herds of bulls, while other towns boost their security measures.

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  12. Spain: New leftist mayors turn back on bullfightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 photo, Spanish bullfighter Carlos Escolar "Frascuelo" kills a Santiago Domecq's ranch fighting bull during a Spanish traditional bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain. Spain's economic crisis plunged bullfighting into crisis, with smaller crowds at ever fewer bullfights _ and younger people preferring to spend what little money they had on travel, theater shows, movies, pop concerts and night clubs.

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  13. 10 dead in Spain's 2015 bull runsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Bangkok Post

    The death comes as new leftist mayors who swept to power across the country following May local elections mull eliminating funding for bull festivals, which see crowds of people run ahead of herds of bulls, while other towns boost their security measures. The unidentified man in his late 40s was struck by a bull several times during a run in the northeastern town of Borriol on Saturday and died in hospital, a local police spokesman said.

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  14. New leftist mayors turn back on bullfightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The China Post

    Julian Bolanos, the mayor of this central Spanish town of around 5,000 inhabitants, recently announced he was taking the 18,000 euros in public funding for bullfights to invest it in textbooks and other educational material. Days before, his new leftist counterpart in the northwestern city of A Coruna withdrew 50,000 euros in bullfight subsidies and vowed to find a better way to spend it.

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  15. Shower Heads Plus Online Portal for Fair and Genuine Shower Heads ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | LivePressWorld

    ... needs. The site publishes new articles and reviews on regular basis. August 22, 2015, Alfaz Del Pi, Alicante, Spain- [Shower Heads Plus](http://showerheadsplus.com/) is a unique website, dedicated to offering genuine reviews and up to date ...

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  16. Mayors fight back against bloody traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NEWS.com.au

    IN A country where bullfighting is sacred and subsidised, the bloody tradition has fallen foul of local mayors who would prefer to pay for school books. ONE of the men who helped thwart a potential terrorist attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris has told of how he stopped the gunman.

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  17. In this Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 photo, Spanish bullfighter Carlos EscolarRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | My Mother Lode

    Julian Bolanos, the mayor of this central Spanish town of around 5,000 inhabitants, recently announced he was taking the 18,000 euros in public funding for bullfights to invest it in textbooks and other educational material. Days before, his new leftist counterpart in the northwestern city of A Coruna withdrew 50,000 euros in bullfight subsidies and vowed to find a better way to spend it.

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  18. BBVA uses card transactions to map tourist spending in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Finextra Research news

    The French, British, Germans, Dutch and Russians are the biggest summer spenders in Spain, according to a study published today by the BBVA Innovation Centre in partnership with BBVA Data & Analytics. The report, which is available to view as an interactive map, used more than 5.4 million anonymised overseas card transactions from over 2 million individuals who used the BBVA Point of Sale network in July and August 2014 to produce an insight into the spending habits of visitors.

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  19. Innovative Packaging for Natural Daily Moisturiser ReleasedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | PR.com

    ... in Amazon were very low and now that the new stock has arrived, customers will see a new look to them. Alicante, Spain, August 20, 2015 --( PR.com )-- Over the past few months, Naturally Mediterranean have been replacing its packaging and changing ...

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  20. Unprecedented deaths spur doubts in Spain about bullfightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

    Spanish bullfighter Lorenzo Sanchez was gored by a bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on July 26. Francisco Rivera Ordonez stood in the center of the bullfighting ring, dressed in a "suit of lights," just as his father had 30 years before. Ordonez and his father shared more than their profession as matadors, however.

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