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Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

TRAVEL SPAIN: Five destinations to explore inland from Spain’s Costa Blanca this summer

Inland areas offer visitors historic and artistic wonders, nature walks and incredible food away from the crowds.

Man goes amok and threatens to kill ex-partner with axe in front of young child in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia man broke a restraining order and brandished an axe at his former partner. The Romanian national, 37, barged into his ex-girlfriend's house in...

Computer geek runs online sex pill shop out of Valencia area home in Spain

A Valencia Province computer scientist has been arrested for running an online business selling illegally-obtained sexual performance drugs. The Guardia Civil detained the man, 38,...

Firefighters called to passenger ferry blaze in Spain’s Valencia port

SEVEN fire engines were scrambled on Monday after a fire broke out onboard a ferry docked at the port of Valencia. Initial reports say the...

Girl, 10. falls to her death from eighth-floor of Valencia apartment block in Spain

A 10-year-old girl died on Sunday after falling from an eighth-floor balcony of a Valencia City apartment. The accident happened at around 8.00 am in...

Police in Spain’s Valencia arrest beggar for killing bar owner who would not give him money

A 47-year-old man died from multiple stab wounds in a Valencia street on Friday morning as he was about to open his bar Several witnesses...

New affordable housing project in Spain’s Valencia

THREE new affordable green housing projects are to be developed in Valencia City. The project will see 180 apartments built for rent in Moreras and...

Man tries to smuggle in big cocaine stash in suitcase at Spain’s Valencia Airport

A Peruvian man has been arrested at Valencia Airport for drug trafficking after a suitcase search revealed he was trying to smuggle in almost...

IN PICS: Loggerhead turtle lays 130 eggs in sands of Costa Blanca beach in Spain

GUARDIA Civil officers cordoned off part of a Guardamar del Segura beach on Tuesday morning after hearing about a loggerhead turtle laying its eggs...

Diversity festival in Spain’s Valencia goes under leaving many without refunds

THE Diversity Valencia Festival which organises the Valencia festival of the same name has gone under. The company announced it was being liquidated on July...

Police in Spain’s Valencia called to home of dead person are shocked to find him alive

POLICIA Nacional officers discovered a corpse was still very much alive on Tuesday after getting an emergency call. They were summonsed to a property in...

Irish gang netted over €2 million in one year through asphalt scam across Spain

AN Irish gang ripped off businesses and public bodies across Spain by laying down poor quality asphalt surfaces but charging for a vastly superior...

Man stabs six dogs, killing one of them, after breaking into Valencia area property in Spain

A man, 32, is being investigated by the Valencia Guardia Civil over a brutal attack on six hunting dogs in Benaguacil. He potentially faces animal...

Teenagers arrested for recording video of couple having sex in toilet cubicle in Valencia area nightclub in Spain

TWO men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested for recording a video of two people having sex in a toilet cubicle at a...

EXCLUSIVE: How British tourists are bypassing disability rules to rent mobility scooters in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE in Benidorm have launched a crackdown on tourists renting mobility scooters and issuing fines of up to €500 after it emerged many of...

Dog owners ordered to carry poop bags and to clear up urine in Valencia area town in Spain

BURJASSOT council in Valencia Province has declared war on dog owners who allow their pets to foul public areas without clearing up their mess. A...

WATCH: Pioneering lifeguard drone saves 14-year-old from drowning off beach in Spain’s Valencia

A pioneering lifeguard drone being used to patrol beaches in the Valencia regions has saved a 14-year-old from drowning. A video shows how the boy...

Beekeepers try to swindle insurers out of €96,000 over bogus bee hive robberies in Spain’s Valencia area

TWO beekeepers made a fake €96,000 insurance claim by saying 1,200 bee hives had been stolen from their Ontinyent farm in Valencia Province. A father...

Three die after bull running injuries sustained in different fiestas across Spain’s Valencia region

THREE men have died in 24 hours from wounds suffered during different bull-running festivals in eastern Spain. All three were unjured during traditional bous al...

Teenager cons elderly people with sob story of dying parents in Spain’s Valencia

A 19-year-old Valencia area man concocted a sob story about his dying parents to extract sympathy money from elderly victims. He has been arrested and...

Toddler attacked and bitten by miniature bull terrier dog outside bar in Spain’s Valencia

AN 11-month-old girl was taken to Valencia's La Fe Hospital after being bitten by a dog outside a Xativa bar. The girl's condition was described...

Road carnage sees drunk driver kill two women in Valencia area of Spain

A drunk driver has been arrested over the death of two people on the V-23 highway in Sagunto on Sunday night. The intoxicated motorist, 31,...

Treasure trove of over 1,000 historical ceramics found at Valencia house in Spain

OVER 1,000 historical ceramics- some dating back to the 12th century- have been discovered at a house in Guadassuar, Valencia Province. The Guardia Civil visited...

Naked man tries to rape and drown woman at Valencia beach in Spain

A 53-year-old Spaniard has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for trying to rape and then drown a woman at Valencia's Malvarrosa beach. The aggressor...

More Ryanair and Easyjet flights to be impacted by strikes in Spain

SPANISH trade unions have confirmed the flights that will be affected by strikes in a press release on Friday, July 15 as Easyjet staff...

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