23 people were injured when high winds blew away five jumping castles, with children still inside them, at a vintage cars exhibition in Alicante, Spain on Sunday. The event was held in the Esplanade area of the Mediterranean port.
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Semana Santa (or saint week) in Spain sees a round of Easter celebrations. Several parades are held, including this Maundy Thursday parade in San Vicente del Raspeig. Turns out float bearers got a little overenthusiastic with their duties.
In September last year, a tragic accident took the life of a five-month old baby at Alicante Airport in Spain. The baby died when the baggage conveyer belt on which her mother placed her started moving. Now blame for the accident has been established.
A couple were arrested this week in the north of Alicante on charges of selling drugs to minors in a so-called "anti-crisis", or cheap, package. Police seized quantities of marijuana, hashish and a small amount of money.
In a horrifying incident, a five-month-old baby of US and Canadian parents has died after being placed on a luggage conveyor belt in the airport, which then started moving without the parents being aware.
María del Carmen García was packed and ready to head to the Fontcalent prison in Alicante on Thursday for killing her daughter's rapist. A last-minute reprieve suspended her sentence while the courts consider her request for a pardon.
The Hogueras de San Juan is one of the biggest summer fiestas on Spain's Costa Blanca with the city of Alicante being the centre point for the festivities. Fun, fireworks and especially fire are the most important aspects of the fiesta.
Alicante, located on Spain's southeastern coast, is not as popular as the country's more prominent destinations such as Barcelona and Madrid, but it offers a lively, fun, sun-bathed, and cheaper experience for travelers of all-ages.