Spain’s taurine fiestas

Valencia leader calls for more caution after Frenchman’s goring death

But new premier Ximo Puig falls short of supporting ban on bull runs at regional fiestas

CINEMA

Francis Ford Coppola eyes ruined Alicante film studios

Director part of group of US investors thought to be interested in buying Ciudad de Luz site

EXHIBITION

Benidorm’s “radioactive” beauty

After conquering Instagram, María Moldes’ Martin Parr-influenced images go on show

Speeding likely cause of bus crash that killed 14 in Murcia

Same vehicle suffered non-fatal accident in 2010 and was simply fixed and repainted

PROPERTY CRISIS

Alicante’s plundered new homes

Local activists are documenting looted unsold properties to raise awareness of untrammeled building

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

French couple “punched and spat on” by security guards in front of children

Incident took place after alarm sounded as family left Torrevieja hypermarket

The last untouched kilometer

Green Party Mayor Monserrate Guillén has vowed to protect an unspoilt area of coast in Alicante But a motion of no confidence may see him kicked out of office

SCIENCE

Rocket science on a shoestring

Students secure 800,000 euros in funding for a space research mission

construction

Benidorm's prized high-rise tower becomes a symbol of incompetence

"Bad bank" Sareb holds InTempo's financing as architects resign in frustration

changing trends

Market stalled in Alicante

Local traders are desperate for a more gourmet edge to bring back customers

HEALTH SECTOR STRIKE

"Mom, bring me some bleach!"

A strike by cleaners at the Alicante General Hospital has left the wards filthy Only vital parts of the building, such as the emergency room, are being kept clean