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‘FOUL DEED’ as DNA traps selfish dog owner 70 kilometres away from home in Spain’s Valencian Community

A Xativa dog owner who didn't clean up their pet's poop on a 70 kilometre trip was left to count the cost as the...

MARCH 8: COVID forces change to International Women’s Day celebrations in Castellon

THIS year’s International Women’s Day on March 8 will be very different in Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Castellon is no exception. The...

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...

ANIMAL OVER-BOAR-D!: Wild boar rescued from the sea at Valencia port

FISHERMEN at Valencia port made the strangest catch of their lives yesterday (Monday March 1). A team of workers on board an inflatable dinghy at...

THE BIG DAY: COVID restrictions finally loosened throughout the Valencia region

The next step in the gradual winding down of prohibitions will not be taken until the authorities make sure that today’s reopening does not have a negative impact on COVID figures.

AZAHAR PROPERTIES: How to buy your dream Spanish home in the Valencia area with confidence and without actually coming...

THE global pandemic has caused us all to change the way we do business, like the buying and selling of products and services. The property...

SCHOOL’S NOT OUT: Fallas and Magdalena school holidays cancelled this year

THIS year’s Fallas and Magdalena fiestas in Valencia and Castellon will be normal school days. The Valencian government this week announced the cancellation of the...

SAFE AS HOUSES?: New report reveals precarious conditions faced by Valencian people in rented housing

ONE third of all residents in the Valencian Community living in rented accommodation are paying too much with regards to their income. A new report...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms...

ROLL UP: Mass COVID vaccination campaigns planned at events halls throughout the Valencia region in April

PLANS have been announced for a mass public anti-COVID vaccination campaign at Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences complex starting in April. More specifically, the...

SWAN’S CORNER:- The Pitfalls of Buying Spanish Rustic Property

THERE are many property professionals in Spain that do an excellent job airbrushing the considerable risks associated with buying rustic properties. Clearly, planning regulations...

COVID burglars arrested in Valencia Province

THREE people have been arrested for allegedly committing 14 burglaries in Valencia and Castellon provinces while being infected with COVID. The two men and one...

THE SMALL PRINT: New bank charges introduced for receiving UK pensions in Spain

SEVERAL high-street Spanish banks have begun charging a fee for receiving money transfers from the UK. Nicole Chandler, 71, is a client of a major...

Valencia launches drive to become climate-neutral by 2030

VALENCIA city will be partly climate-neutral before 2030. The local council plans to approve a motion on Thursday (February 25) entitled ‘Valencia Ciudad Neutra’ (‘Valencia...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

ONE WEEK ON: Riots over rapper’s arrest continue while issue deeply divides Spanish government and public opinion

Far from blowing over, the original issue has now split into several different directions.

BUSTED: Costa Blanca prostitution gang who cheated COVID-19 travel rules to lure victims into Spain

POLICE have smashed a Costa Blanca-based European prostitution gang that supplied women with fake medical papers to beat COVID-19 border closures. Polish and Russian women...

CITIZEN CANE: Bamboo and undergrowth cleared from La Safor rivers

THE buildup of bamboo canes and undergrowth in riverbeds and under bridges throughout the Valencian Community is usually the main culprit of the heavy...

Third night of rioting over arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel

LAST night (Thursday February 18) saw the third consecutive round of rioting in Catalunya and elsewhere over the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel. Once again,...

WE HAVE LIFTOFF: Castellon-London flights to operate from May

FLIGHTS between Castellon and London will resume in May. Last year was supposed to be the busiest year yet for Castellon airport, but the virus...

Freeloading motorhome owners who snub ‘approved’ overnight sites could be fined in Spain’s Valencian Community

MOTORHOME owners looking for illegal overnight stays by ignoring registered sites are set to break the law in tourist zones across the Valencian Community...

SPAIN BURNS: Protests against the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel spiral into violence

Meanwhile, the issue is sending shockwaves through the Spanish political system.

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL: Bars and restaurants in the Valencia region to reopen in March

BARS and restaurants in the Valencian Community will reopen gradually from March 1 – COVID permitting. A meeting between the regional Health department and representatives...

Top court rejects ordering an ‘urgent’ reopening of bars and restaurants in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE Valencian Supreme Court(TSJ) has ruled out ordering an 'urgent' and 'immediate' reopening of hospitality businesses in the Valencian Community. Judges will now take the...

Valencian president calls for European COVID-free travel zone

VALENCIAN president Ximo Puig is calling for the creation of a European ‘safe travel’ zone to relaunch tourism as soon as possible after the...

WELCOME TO ‘MANHATTAN’: Plans for mega development complex in Valencia’s Cullera to go ahead despite court setback

THE highly controversial development known as ‘Manhattan’ will finally go ahead as planned in Cullera (Valencia Province) despite a court sentence against it. Now 17...

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