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Day: September 13, 2018

Next Ryanair Strike Date Announced

Ryanair staff in five countries have announced the next strike action date September 28 is confirmed as being the next date when Ryanair staff strike over labout disputes with the company. Staff will walk out in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, in the hope that the threat will prompt shareholders to meet on September 20 to address the complaints. Theunions have said that they will hold a monthly strike until their demands are met. “It is time the company accepted to employ us with local contracts under local conditions in accordance with local law,” said Didier Lebbe,...

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Three Arrested for Damaging Car Mirrors

Three vandals handed themselves into the Guardia Civil, apparently surprised that there was a backlash on social media when they posted videos of themselves kicking cars and smashing mirrors… Insert your own description for them below! Officers from the Guardia Civil in Santa Pola have arrested three people, two of them aged 17 and being treated as minors, the other aged 18 and being dealt with as an adult, after they handed themselves in following a huge backlash of their antics posted on social media. The Guardia Civil had already begun investigating the case when the videos clearly showed...

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Pensioners Invited to Torrevieja Workshop Schedule

The more mature (in age) residents of Torrevieja are invited to enrol in a series of workshops aimed at everyone and everything, from testing the mind, to even swimming, in a new series launched by the town hall Torrevieja´s councillor for older residents, Fabiana Ibarra, has presented a range of courses and workshops especially aimed at the more mature, which this year introduces a new program of free introductory swimming workshops. Inscription already began in July, but many international residents were not aware of what was available, and so the town hall is trying to remedy that by extending...

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Orihuela Tourist Office Visits Increased by 35 Percent

Despite staffing problems on the Orihuela Costa resulting in the closure of the tourist information office at the start of the season, Orihuela has had a bumper summer in terms of dealing with foreign enquirers The councillor for tourism in Orihuela, Sofía Álvarez, has detailed the number of visits by foreign tourists to the information offices in the municipality, showing a growth of 35% “It is important to get people to come to our beaches”, she explained, and this year there has been some 101 different nationalities visit Orihuela, who are not only interested in the sandy coastline of...

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Tapas Route in San Miguel de Salinas

The Tapas Route in San Miguel de Salinas takes place this Sunday only. There’s a tapas route, or Ruta de la Tapa as it’s known in Spanish, taking place in San Miguel de Salinas at the weekend. Take note, however, as it’s only on for one day – Sunday 16 September. A total of 19 establishments will be participating in the tapas route. Twelve of them will offer a traditional tapa and drink for 2,50€, while the remaining five will offer a gourmet tapa and drink for 3€. As well as food and drink, there will be music in...

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