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Day: September 17, 2018

Daniel Plaza welcomed as new chief executive of CD Torrevieja

The former Olympic gold medallist was officially welcomed to CD Torrevieja today. CD Torrevieja, as part of the restructure of its management and organisation system, has welcomed Daniel Plaza Montero to the management team as the new chief executive of the Club. The Catalán athlete, who made Torrevieja his home many years ago, was officially welcomed to the Club earlier on today in a presentation that was filmed and attended by members of the local press. The ceremony took place at the Club’s head office in Calle Caballero de Rodas, nº56, bajo in Torrevieja. Also present, and officially introducing...

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UK Property Market Will Collapse in No-Deal Brexit Says Bank of England Governor

Scare tactics or a credible forecast for the UK property market? In a statement to The Times newspaper, Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, has said that in the eventuality of a no-deal Brexit, the British property market will collapse, mortgage interest rates will rocket, and house prices will go up 35% within three years. However, the latest to come out of Brussels is that there is still hope that the UK and Europe can come to a favourable agreement before Brexit is due to take place on 29 March. Apparently, both sides have stalled and are...

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Police Rammed at Elche Checkpoint

Officers controlling a checkpoint in Elche were forced to give chase to a car that rammed them trying to evade detection Officers from the National Police were forced to give chase to a fugitive vehicle through the streets of Elche, after the car rammed them at a checkpoint in an attempt to evade detection. The officers were involved in a routine checkpoint when a vehicle was seen acting suspiciously on approach. Apparently noting the presence of the police, the vehicle accelerated towards them at high speed and rammed through the barricades. Officers, who are specially trained to deal with...

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Ryanair Jet in East Midlands Failure

A Ryanair jet that flew from Barcelona to East Midlands had technical problems on Friday, resulting in passengers having to disembark onto the runway Passengers from Barcelona to East Midlands on a Ryanair flight on Friday had to disembark onto the runway after the aircraft became disabled by a hydraulic fault. Flight FR-9387 had left Barcelona without incident and landed at East Midlands, but came to a stop on the runway with both tyres deflated. As the aircraft was unable to move with flat tyres, the passengers had to be disembarked onto the runway and were taken to the...

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Granny Arrested as part of Youth-Orientated, Family-Run Drug Business

Three people have been arrested in Torrevieja for operating a family-run business that supplied drugs to their loyal clientele A family-run drug supply business has been shut down in Torrrevieja, with a 61-year-old grandmother being the eldest, along with her 16-year-old grandson and her daughter (mother of the 16-year-old boy). The boy was the face of the operation, first selling drugs to his classmates, then expanding his sales network to other young people in the town. The investigation began in April when officers from the Guardia Civil were made aware of the drugs being sold to students in the...

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