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Day: June 25, 2018

A Concert by Boney M Included in Orihuela’s Gay Pride Celebrations

The legendary group Boney M will close the LGTBI celebrations Orihuela will celebrate its second edition of Gay Pride from Tuesday this week with a diverse programme of events. Activities will include music, literature, film, exhibitions and art. There will also be a particular focus on transgenderism, this year, as well as equality between men and women. Councillor for Culture, Mar Ezcurra, said that the two main objectives of the Orihuela Gay Pride event were “to demand equal rights for the LGTBI collective of people” and to “celebrate the right to be who we are and to fall in...

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Torrevieja celebrates its links with Cuba

Ida y Vuelta festival returns with concerts, movies, activities and more The third edition of the Hispano-Cuban season Ida y Vuelta (There and Back) will promote, explore and celebrate the links between the Spanish and Cuban peoples from July 16th to the 21st. Organised by Torrevieja Town Hall, Alicante University, the Ida y Vuelta Cultural Association and the Cuban Embassy, there will be conferences, cinema, gastronomy, art, activities for children and adults and plenty of music. Alicante University is offering series of conferences (in Spanish) about the fusion of and mixing of Spain and Cuba which is open to...

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Elche Matricide Suspect Arrested

The victim´s body was found under the bed  wrapped in a blanket, in her Elche home After three weeks of searching, a man wanted in connection with the death of his mother in Elche has been arrested in Granada. The 69-year-old Spanish victim was killed on 30 May and was found with blows and stab wounds in her own bedroom located on calle Capitan Alfonso Vives. She was found under the bed and rolled in a blanket. It was the woman´s daughter who sounded the alarm and from the outset they suspected the man who had gone missing, now...

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Ten Arrested in Crevillente Electricity Fraud Case

Amongst those arrested is the CEO of the company suspected of defrauding 750,000 euro Investigators from the National Police have arrested ten people on suspicion of cheating more than 750,000 euro from an electricity company based in Crevillente. Through the investigation, the officers have been able to ascertain that a senior manager of the company, with the rank of general manager, swindled the firm where he worked of amount close to 750,000 euro using several subsidiaries of the parent company. Thus, together with another worker, also a senior official of the same company, and in collaboration with the managers...

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Guardia Civil Operating Border Controls in Poland

Since the start of the month, 10 Guardia Civil officers have been posted to Poland supporting the border controls for the passage of football fans to Russia Following a request from Poland to the EU member states for support in controlling fans moving to and from Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup, the Guardia Civil sent 10 officers to work on the Poland to Russian border. Since the start of June, 8 officers have been deployed in Bzech Grzechotki and another 2 in Bezledy, performing border control tasks in the crossing points of the border between Poland and...

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