67,000 phony magazines to cover up a €15 million fraud

Spanish police foil ad-space scam that tricked thousands of small businesses over 13 years

THEME PARK TRAGEDY

What caused teenage tourist to fall to his death at Benidorm amusement park?

Police say ride safety system failed, while Terra Mítica managers deny victim’s weight was a factor

Youngster from Iceland killed after falling from ride at Benidorm amusement park

Causes of accident that resulted in death of 18-year-old on Inferno attraction are unclear

crime

Swiss fugitive kills 10-month-old son and attempts suicide after arrest

Katharina Katit-Stäheli was detained in Alicante after international warrant was issued

RETAIL

The toy sector’s Christmas wish

Spanish manufacturers say that exports have provided a lifeline during the crisis, and that domestic sales are slowly starting to pick up

BUSINESS

Marriage of the canning giants

Crown, the leading manufacturer of metal containers in the world, was attracted to Spain's Mivisa because of its production and marketing techniques

BANKING

High Court judge orders arrest of former CAM savings bank directors

Managers allegedly committed series of irregularities in management of failed lender

“Dear Father: I want you to come soon. I’m living in the USSR”

Children's drawings from the Civil War are currently on display in Alicante

The mystery of a skeleton inside a wetsuit; decomposed body found floating off coast

Police say dead man may have been a Moroccan migrant who tried to swim across to Spanish shore

Mother who killed daughter’s rapist gets reprieve from prison

Alicante woman thanks supporters after hearing her request for a government pardon will be considered

INFRASTRUCTURE

Protesters out in force to greet inauguration of new AVE route

Madrid-Alicante line launched with considerably less fanfare than previous routes

Woman who killed daughter's rapist to be sent back to jail

María del Carmen García set fire to child's attacker after seeing him in a local bar

Prisoners of good intentions

Three years ago, Spain took in over 700 Cuban refugees in a much-publicized humanitarian action Today, the dissidents are struggling to get by and unable to leave

property

Money talks, but the ruble roars

Alicante's sluggish real estate market is finding salvation in Russian investors Local business community realizes it has a potential goldmine on its hands

School soccer fascist salute to be investigated

United Left deputy leads calls for action to be taken against private establishment

LITERARY LEGACY

Miguel Hernández archive: a victim of politics or economics?

Family of Civil War poet accuses Popular Party-controlled Elche City Hall of reneging on a deal and moving the legacy