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NEW COVID-19 daily case totals down to August levels in latest numbers from Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community are continuing to go down on the indicative week-to-week basis according to figures released tonight(March 4) by...

Which towns in the Vega Baja region of Spain’s Costa Blanca are showing lowest infection rates since last summer?

ACCORDING to Spain’s Ministry of Health, the Vega Baja region has seen the third wave of Covid-19 infections collapse. Six municipalities have not registered any...

BETTER RESPONSE times coming soon for emergency services in major expat area on Spain’s southern Costa Blanca

THE long-awaited Orihuela Costa Emergency Centre at La Zenia could open before June. Speaking on a site visit, Orihuela mayor, Emilio Bascañana, said he hoped...

Costa Blanca used clothes dealer goes on trial in Spain for running ISIS terrorist supply operation

A Syrian-born Dutch national has gone on trial in Madrid for running an Alicante clothing company as a front to distribute supplies to ISIS...

PREDATOR PET as alligator-style reptile is seized from a farm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A South American caiman has been rescued from an Alicante Province farm after its owner tried to sell it for €2,000. The sharp-toothed reptile is...

Sexual equality throughout area popular with expats promoted via Tik Tok social media campaign on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO, in Costa Blanca’s Vega Baja region, is having a “Tik Tok for Equality” campaign inline with International Women's Day on March 8. Josefina...

HOSPITAL CASES involving COVID-19 fall below 1,000 for first time in 2021 in Spain’s Valencian Community

HOSPITALISATIONS caused by COVID-19 have dropped into three figures for the first time this year according to Valencian health ministry figures released tonight(March 3). 975...

Unique museum celebrating famous poet receives continued council support on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has renewed its association with the Miguel Hernández University and Iberfol SL for the conservation of the Miguel Hernández Fig Tree...

IMMOBILE EASTER as Valencian leader calls for regional border closures to continue over holiday period in Spain

TUMBLING coronavirus infection rates have not weakened the resolve of the Valencian Community over keeping its borders closed during the Easter period. Valencian president, Ximo...

Market town looks to claim new artichoke emoji as their own on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI, in the Vega Baja district of Costa Blanca, is looking to adopt the artichoke emoji on social media as their own. Commonly referred to...

Cabo Roig area residents get ‘breakthrough’ promise in decade-long dangerous bridge battle on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PEDESTRIANS who have risked life and limb to get to shops and medical facilities in Cabo Roig have been promised a bridge pavement within...

GOOD NEWS continues with new cases of COVID-19 maintaining big fall in Spain’s Valencian Community

LATEST figures released tonight(March 2) by the Valencian health ministry declared 585 new COVID-19 infections. As expected, it is 225 rise on the Monday total...

Lockdown measures relaxed but children still can’t use playgrounds in much of Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has announced that all playgrounds in the municipality will remain closed until March 14, at least. This is despite the recent relaxation...

Only up to 50% of Benidorm’s bars and restaurants have reopened on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE return of the hospitality sector to Benidorm and other parts of the Costa Blanca has been very low key with only half of...

Violent robbers caught red-handed going equipped are jailed for thefts at over 100 properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX members of an East European gang who staged 130 robberies on industrial buildings have been arrested in Los Montesinos. The Policia Nacional and...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

Costa Blanca’s Alicante-Elche airport wins top award for COVID-19 safety in Spain

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport has won a health safety award to recognise its measures to reduce the chances of travellers catching COVID-19. The accolade comes from the...

Weekend COVID-19 totals are under a SIXTH of early February figures in Spain’s Valencian Community

A total of 1,231 new COVID-19 cases were reported since last Friday in the Valencian Community according to regional health ministry figures published this...

Alicante ‘mafia gang’ squatted in homes and then rented them out on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have broken up an Alicante home-squatting gang that illegally rented out properties to vulnerable people who were forced into high monthly payments. A portfolio...

Man to face trial for lacing smoothies with drugs to sexually abuse little girl in his holiday home on...

A man will face an Alicante court this Wednesday(March 3) accused of sexually abusing a young girl after he laced her milk shakes with...

‘UNSOCIAL NETWORK’ as teenage boy hijacks teachers social media sites in ‘sex for grades’ postings in Spain’s Valencian Community

A 14-year-old boy has got himself into hot water after hijacking social media accounts belonging to two of his teachers. He posted messages that offered...

IN PICS: Assault rifles and submachine guns among ‘weapons of war’ seized as 7 arrested in Spain’s Valencia and...

A LETHAL cache of illegal firearms has been seized as trafficking operations in Valencia and Bilbao were busted by Spain’s Guardia Civil. Weapons included cannons,...

BUSTED: Secret drugs farm hidden in stables producing half tonne of cocaine a month – gang of 30 arrested...

AN ALMORADI drugs farm has been dismantled by Policia Nacional with 30 people being arrested. The secret cocaine processing laboratory was busted whilst in operation,...

COVID-19 vaccine jabs stepped up as mass vaccination plans are unveiled for Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 vaccinations are being stepped up this week across the Valencian Community, with plans for mass vaccinations also announced for the region. Valencian President, Ximo...

DEAR JENNIFER:- Why do I need to get insurance and funeral plans urgently sorted now?

I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier and emptier. Let...

‘POWER GRAB’ as luxury villa used so much electricity for marijuana farm on Spain’s Costa Blanca that it blacked-out...

A Spanish couple rented a luxury villa in Calpe to set up a fully-fledged massive indoor marijuana farm. Their operation came unstuck as they drained...

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Cumulative COVID-19 infection rates are now lowest in six months in Spain’s Valencian Community

A new pattern of less than 500 new COVID-19 cases per day is emerging in the Valencian Community, with 14-day cumulative infection rates now...
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