Latest News Headlines from Benidorm Area
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News Headlines 21st November - Eight arrested for selling counterfeit goods in Benidorm
A fire broke out at around 11:30 am this morning, alarms went off in the heart of Benidorm, specifically in a fast food outlet located in the famous Plaza Triangular (Mc Donalds), a fire started inside the establishment and a large column of smoke could be seen from outside.
Emergency Services were activated, the Provincial Firefighters mobilized from the Benidorm Park, a Headquarters vehicle, Heavy Urban Fire engine and a Nurse vehicle with its full staffing. As is usual in these cases, units of the Local Police Motorized section, facilitated the journey to the heavy vehicles of the Firefighters.
Upon arrival, the firefighters were been able to verify the advanced state of the fire and the large emission of smoke and hot gases that were released from the interior of the establishment, the fire was located in the area of the fryers, which in turn has spread throughout the extractor hood and conduction of fumes to the outside of the establishment.
Firefighters had to remove part of the plasterboard ceiling in order to completely extinguish the flames. The hot gases and fumes emitted in the fire spread to the neighbouring premises. No injuries have been reported.
10th November - Hotels and businesses to close in protest on Thursday
The Prosecutor's Office asks for 20 years in prison for each of the two accused of jointly raping a young woman whom they had just met in a pub in Benidorm.
The assault occurred on June 22nd, 2019 when the two defendants met two girls in one establishment and went together to another to have a drink. According to the Prosecutor's Office, one of the young women went to the toilet, which the two accused took advantage of to grab the other by the arms and drag her by force to a dead end, where they both sexually assaulted her. After the events, they left the victim lying on the ground, face down and naked. The woman suffered bruises and other injuries that took 28 days to heal.
3rd November - Earthquakes felt in Benidorm
The trial started yesterday of three British people who were allegedly involved in the distributing of drugs in the Benidorm area, and also sending them to the UK
The defendants were detained in a police operation for where it was determined that one of them was the leader of the criminal network, coordinated and financed all the activities, while the other members of the group were responsible for the storage, preparation and sale of the drug to third parties in Benidorm or for organizing the transfer of the substances to the United Kingdom.
According to the Prosecutor's Office, this international transfer was carried out by hiding the drugs in vehicles or through an ordinary postal service. In January 2019, those responsible for the operation. The female member of the criminal gang was detained as she was attempting to send half a kilo of marijuana from the post office in Alfaz to Glasgow
During searches carried out in the homes of the accused the agents seized more than 250 grams of cocaine and utensils to prepare it for sale. The Public Prosecutor's Office asks the leader of the organization for a sentence of five years in prison for a crime of belonging to a criminal group and a crime against public health. For the other two defendants, a sentence of four years and nine months in prison is requested for the same crimes.
24th October - Italian fugitive arrested in Benidorm
23rd October - Festilandia dismantled
22nd October - Arrested for assaulting an 86 year old woman
21st October - Christmas will come early in Benidorm
17th October - Benidorm News, Arrested for distributing Fake notes
16th October - Market demands the return of the clothing stalls
12th October - Bars in Benidorm ask for Licence changes
10th October - 4 International Fugitives arrested Locally
9th October - Marina Baxia Hospital Restarts surgical Activity
5th October - Promotion to relaunch Winter tourism in Benidorm
2nd October - Homeless and beaten to death in Benidorm, Two arrested
News Headlines 23rd September
Health to invest invest 36 million in expanding Marina Baixa Hospital. The built-in area will be 32.714 m2 for flexible, efficient and humanized care services, plus a parking area for 330 vehicles, on a 19.341 metre parcel.
The project has included new spaces for central sterilization, image diagnosis area, emergencies, both pediatric and gynaecological and general, a new Shorta Stay Unit, a major outpatient surgery unit and a new surgical block next to a resuscitation area Postanesthetic and Intensive Care Unit.
New facilities highlight space flexibility, energy efficiency and humanization criteria for patient care. In addition, it has a landscaped walk on deck that will link the expanded area and old hospitalizing areas.
16th September - Arrested for stealing LEMONS
15th September - Benidorm receives recognition as a Tourist Municipality
9th September - Benidorm works to establish a safe air corridor with UK
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