A 34-year-old Romanian woman and her six-month-old baby are serious but out of danger after falling 50 metres at the castle in Denía on Saturday. They were taken to hospital suffering from fractures and bruising. Police in Alicante investigating the cause of the incident say their fall was broken by a metal mesh which protects against rock falls. the Hipercor supermarket chain, retaining its brand name and corporate image. The retailer says the move is to keep the Hipercor family of outlets financially stable and has promised that there will be no redundancies. More regional and national news on pages 10 and 11
Police on the island of Ibiza have revealed that a sophisticated marijuana cultivation centre discovered in an industrial unit a month ago included CCTV monitoring and continuous music playback to encourage plant growth. Three people were detained for drugs offences and stealing power from the electricity supply. Over 1,300 plants and 27 kilos of plant buds were seized, plus, unusually, 28 kilos of frozen hashish oil.