Wednesday 8 June 2015 - Today in Spain

Jul 08, 2015, 06:30 PM

#Car Driver Injured in #Train #Crossing #Crash - An Alicante to Murcia commuter train smashed into a car on an unguarded level crossing in the #Orihuela municipality on Tuesday, the car driver apparently oblivious to the presence of the train or the warning lights on the crossing. The incident occurred at around 15:15 when the train driver noticed the car crossing the railway and #Elche Government Seeking Help for #Taxi Drivers - The Elche municipal government has said that it will support the local taxi drivers in trying to find a solution to the problem of legal taxis from other areas taking work away from them, and the problem of illegal, pirate taxis. #Santa #Pola and #Torrevieja Researching #Dog-Friendly #Beaches - Both Santa Pola and Torrevieja town halls have announced plans to investigate the possibility of allowing dogs onto the beach in selected areas. Hot Tuesday - Orihuela peaked on Tuesday with the hottest temperature recorded, reaching 42.1 degrees at 15:16. San Bartolomé was close behind at 40.7, 39.1 degrees in Rojales and thermometers reached 36.1 in Torrevieja.