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Spain’s Valencia gets into seasonal spirit with Christmas light switch-on this Friday

VALENCIA'S Christmas lights will be switched on this Friday(December 2) at 7.00 pm. All of the lighting is 100% LED technology and will be illuminated...

Teenage children threaten young victims with gun during street thefts in Spain’s Valencia

TWO children aged 15 and 17 have been charged with a series of violent robberies after threatening victims with a gun in Valencia. The thefts...

Man jailed for 54 years for trying to kill stepdaughter and five others in Valencia house fire in Spain

A man has been jailed for 54 years on six counts of attempted murder after setting fire to an apartment in the Cabanyal ...

Home sales reach levels not seen since 2007 in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOME sales in the Valencian Community in the third quarter of 2022 have reached levels not seen since before the bursting of the real...

Motorists brake to avoid drunk mum with two children illegally crossing roads in Spain’s Valencia

A drunken mother with two children in a stroller caused problems in Valencia on Saturday after crossing roads with red traffic lights- forcing motorists...

New specialist diabetes care units to open across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

EIGHT specialist diabetic day care units will be set up across the Valencian Community in 2023. The first will open in February and will be...

What Spain needs to solve worrying shortage of nurses

Spain is battling a concerning shortage of nurses and experts in the field have pointed out what is needed to solve the crisis. Spain...

Tourist tax with little support gets voted in for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A controversial tourist tax has been approved by the Valencian parliament permitting local councils across the region to impose a levy on accommodation. The tax...

Thousands of illegally-built rural properties can be licensed in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW Valencian Community licenses have been introduced to help owners of rural homes built without appropriate permission prior to new 2014 planning laws. An estimated...

Man is left severely injured after being shot in the leg in Paterna, Valencia

A 56-year-old man has been left severely injured after being shot in the leg in Paterna, Valencia. The event took place at around 20:45 pm...

Sex assault victim tricked out of €10,000 compensation by attacker declaring bankruptcy in Spain’s Valencia

A former Valencia area councillor has declared himself bankrupt to avoid paying €10,000 in compensation to a female employee he sexually abused. The woman's solicitor,...

Bank scammers in Spain steal €2 million by hijacking customer accounts in latest ‘smishing’ con

A bank scamming gang that netted over €2 million from hijacked accounts across Spain has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. It's the latest big...

Woman spots mobile phone held by pervert in toilet window in Spain’s Valencia

A woman using a toilet in a Valencia City public building got a shock after seeing a man's hand clasped onto a blue mobile...

EXCLUSIVE: Brits taking on Santander Bank 13 YEARS after their dream house in Spain’s Valencia was ‘illegally’ repossessed

A BRITISH couple are going to court over the 2009 repossession of their dream home in Spain. Tina and Steve Poole are fighting Santander Bank...

Overloaded van crammed with stolen iron suffers burst tyre on Costa Blanca motorway in Spain.

A family has been accused of multiple thefts from a glass manufacturing company after a motorway 'blow-out' led to their stolen loot being seized...

Online shopping con defrauds parcel company of nearly €500,000 in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area parcel company was defrauded of €469,000 when it was hit by invoices from a luxury goods distributor based in Poland. The three...

Drunk woman clutching wine bottles falls asleep on bus stop bench witnessed by distressed young daughter in Spain’s Valencia

A 6-year-old girl has been taken into care after her drunken mother, 26, fell asleep on a bus stop bench in an undisclosed Valencia...

Happy ending in long search to find Chihuahua puppy stolen from outside Valencia supermarket in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested a 25-year-old Spaniard who stole a Chihuahua puppy tied up outside a Valencia supermarket entrance. Officers produced a happy ending...

Guide to Armistice Day and Remembrance Day commemorations in Costa Blanca area of Spain

ROYAL British Legion branches and local councils across Alicante Province are holding Armistice Day and Remembrance Day services this weekend to remember the lives...

Police in Spain’s Valencia recover three ‘classic’ fake paintings being sold for €45 million

VALENCIAN regional police have seized two fake paintings that had been sold for €33 million as well as a third item that was being...

EU money seals deal for Spain’s first electric car battery factory in Valencia

CAR maker SEAT has confirmed that it will site Spain's first electric car battery plant in the Valencia area. SEAT President, Wayne Griffiths reaffirmed the...

Armed gang of youths on bicycles terrorise Valencian towns in Spain, injure police officers

A GROUP of between 60 and 100 youths on bicycles terrorised residents in the Valencia area on Saturday night, eventually injuring three police officers...

Gandia in Spain’s Valencia to become Europe’s first energy self-sufficient port

GANDIA will be home to Europe's first energy-sufficient port once a new solar energy plant is built. Electromur has been given a €1.7 million contract...

Caught Red Handed: 14-year-old boy in Spain’s Valencia detained for distributing another minor’s intimate videos

THE Policia Nacional in Valencia has detained a 14-year-old boy for allegedly sending over 100 people in a group chat a video of another...

Police swoop on giant indoor marijuana farm inside Valencia area house in Spain

A man, 52, has been arrested for running an indoor marijuana farm out of a house in the rural district of Marxuquera in...

Police bring down international organised crime marijuana farm in Spain’s Valencia area

VALENCIAN Guardia Civil officers have arrested five people from an organised criminal group who were responsible for setting up a giant marijuana plantation and...

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