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Local news and information for Calpe / Calp, Alicante

Crime/Incidents Sat, Jan 26, 2013

Calpe domestic violence victim 'witnessed her mother...

THE recent double tragedy in Calpe (Alicante) where a man hanged himself after stabbing his girlfriend to death was almost a mirror image of the deceased's own parents, sources close to the victims reveal. Larissa...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Jan 25, 2013

Calpe woman found stabbed to death and boyfriend hanged

A 35-YEAR-OLD woman has been found stabbed to death in her home in Calpe (Alicante) and her boyfriend hanging in the house of a relative. Guardia Civil officers were called out by the woman's employers after she did...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Sep 27, 2012

Prosecutor demands 36-year sentence for HIV-positive men...

The Public Prosecutor has demanded a custodial sentence of 36 years for two HIV-positive men who raped a 17-year-old youth, after getting him drunk in a bar. The youth has not been infected with the HIV virus. The crime...

Health & Beauty Thu, Feb 9, 2012

Two new cases in Calpe Legionnaire's disease outbreak

The Valencian health authorities have today confirmed two new cases of Legionnaire's disease connected to the recent outbreak in Calpe, bringing the total number of cases to 18. According to a statement, French...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Feb 8, 2012

Calpe Legionnaires' deaths could have been avoided

The outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that killed three British pensioners at a hotel in Calpe last week was actually detected a full month before the local health authorities took any action, it has emerged. The...

Health & Beauty Fri, Feb 3, 2012

Three dead from Legionnaire's outbreak on Costa Blanca

Three of the ten British tourists who contracted Legionnaire’s disease in a Calpe hotel have died. All were aged between 73 and 78. The first to die was a 76-year-old man, who died in intensive care at a clinic in...

Health & Beauty Wed, Feb 1, 2012

Six Brits with Legionnaire's disease on Costa Blanca

Six British tourists are currently in hospital on the Costa Blanca after being diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease. The group's symptoms became apparent whilst they were staying in Calpe, but the source of the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jun 28, 2011

Ex-mayor of Calpe implicated in corruption case

The ex-mayor of Calpe Francisco Javier Morató (formerly of the PP) and businessman Ángel Fenoll are amongst a group of eleven people at the heart of an investgation into illegalities in the rubbish collection service...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Oct 25, 2009

Body of missing German boy washes up in Calpe port

The body of the German boy who fell into the sea off the coast of Calpe on Thursday has finally been found today about 200m from the entrance to Calpe port. The 13-year-old was found by Guardia Civil officers taking...

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