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Calpe

(kăl`pē), ancient name, possibly Phoenician in origin, of GibraltarGibraltar
, British overseas territory (2015 est. pop. 34,000), 2.5 sq mi (6.5 sq km), on a narrow, rocky peninsula extending into the Mediterranean Sea from SW Spain. Most of the peninsula is occupied by the Rock of Gibraltar (Lat.
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. It is one of the Pillars of HerculesPillars of Hercules,
ancient mythological name for promontories flanking the east entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. They are usually identified with Gibraltar in Europe and with Mt. Acha at Ceuta in Africa. The Jebel Musa (W of Ceuta) is also considered one of the pillars.
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, at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar.
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With prices starting from GBP539, the company's winter sun offer includes ferry travel to northern Spain and 18 winter sun destinations to choose from, including the Algarve, Marbella, Calpe and St Tropez.
| ENJOY seven nights in Costa Blanca staying in the three-star Esmeralda Suites, in Calpe, selfcatering, departing from Newcastle on December 28.
LATE BREAKS | ENJOY seven nights in Coasta Blanca staying in the three star Esmeralda Suites, in Calpe, self-catering, departing from Manchester on December 29.
FAO senior economist Concepcion Calpe said the supply situation was `very comfortable`, but serious financial instability in parts of the world could cause future price movements.
He was on the run following the seizure of six kilos of cocaine at Heathrow airport in April 2008 and was tracked down to a sports bar in the port area of Calpe after intelligence received by police.
His aunt, Imelda Calpe and his cousins, who were living on the ground floor, escaped unscathed.
Jet2 Holidays has stepped its offerings up a gear with specialist cycling breaks to Calpe on the Costa Blanca in Spain, plus Canary Island favourites Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife.
"The lingering decline of food prices since March reflects much better expectations over supplies in the current and forthcoming seasons," FAO senior economist Concepcion Calpe said.
Dramatic footage showed armed police crawling up to the villa in Calpe, near Alicante on the Costa Blanca.
Abbee jacket, pounds 129, Calpe knit top, pounds 89, Gleeso printed shorts, pounds 89, all Ted Baker Model in a floral outfit by Christopher Kane at London Fashion week Bloom print top, pounds 12, pleat front trousers, pounds 14, by George at Asda Mary Portas batwing dress, pounds 200, from House of Frase Coast Marua embellished dress, pounds 195