Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Valencia

Partido Popular grab top city prize in municipal election gains across Spain’s Valencia and northern Costa Blanca

LOWER TAXES, a 'shock cleaning' plan, and more police are on the agenda for Valencia's next mayor, Maria Jose Catala, who produced a big...

Conservative Partido Popular ousts left-wing coalition that has ruled Spain’s Valencia region since 2015

CARLOS MAZON will be the new Valencian government president after the Partido Popular(PP) topped the poll in Sunday's regional elections. Needing 50 seats to grab...

Leader of a Castellon-based cult accused of sexually assaulting a follower arrested in Valencia 

THE leader of a cult in Castellon province accused of sexually assaulting one of his followers has been arrested in Valencia.  The accused, a Spanish...

Criminal organisation that smuggled over one tonne of cocaine through Valencia and Barcelona ports dismantled  

A SOUTH American drug gang that smuggled over 1,200 kg of cocaine through Valencia and Barcelona ports have been dismantled.  All the seven members of...

Cuisine, culture and exhilarating experiences

This month brings flavour to the forefront in Valencia with unique dining experiences and an exciting new kitchen market concept. From fabulous cuisine and...

Work begins on new breakwater to stop sand eroding from popular Costa Blanca beach in Spain

CONSTRUCTION work has started on a breakwater at the mouth of Molinell river in the Oliva and Denia area to protect and restore sand...

Pigeon thieves caught driving slowly in getaway car on Valencia area industrial estate in Spain

THE Guardia Civil have recovered 17 stolen racing pigeons in Massanassa all because a getaway vehicle used by the thieves was travelling very slowly. An...

Spain’s La Liga wants powers to shut stadiums and ban supporters over racism

THE LA LIGA president says racism in top-flight Spanish football could be cut within six months if it was granted enough power to take...

Masked gang in Spain rob villa belonging to Valencia footballer Justin Kluivert

THREE masked men robbed the villa of Valencia footballer Justin Kluivert on Wednesday night and assaulted two women inside the property. The break-in occurred at...

Home robbery gang involving family clan steal over €1 million of items from Costa Blanca and Valencia area in...

THE GUARDIA CIVIL has broken up an East European gang who stole over a €1 million of items in home break-ins across the Valencian...

Health centre reopens after 12 days closure with new security checks following attacks on staff in Spain’s Valencia

A VALENCIA area health centre reopened on Monday after it was forced to shut for 12 days following a series of violent attacks on...

Real Madrid forward Vinicius calls La Liga and Spain ‘racist’ after racial insults from fans at Spain’s Valencia

REAL MADRID'S Vinicius Jr has called LaLiga and Spain racist after receiving racial slurs from the stands in Sunday's one-nil defeat at Valencia's Mestalla...

New dinosaur species found at Castellon area excavation site in Spain’s Valencia region

FOSSILS found in Castellon province may have revealed the existence of a previously undiscovered species of dinosaur. Scientists said on Thursday that they had unearthed...

Free transport offered to elderly and disabled voters on May 28 in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

THE VALENCIAN government and the Cruz Roja will provide free transport for elderly, sick or disabled voters to cast their ballots in the regional...

Skyscraper designed by Ricardo Bofill becomes tallest residential building in Spain’s Valencia

WORK has finished on building Valencia's tallest residential skyscraper designed by visionary architect, Ricardo Bofill. The Ikon building constructed by Kronos Homes is 110 metres...

Can you get dental implants in Valencia in one day?

Thanks to immediate loading, it is possible for patients to get dental implants and show off a healthy and beautiful set of teeth on...

With elections looming, president of Spain’s Valencia region claims ten multinational companies plan to invest in area

THE PRESIDENT of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig, has said that the region is waiting to close agreements with ten multinational companies with an...

Bank worker and solicitor forged papers for foreigners to get residency in Spain’s Valencia

THE POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested a bank employee and a solicitor in Valencia for forging documents used by foreigners to apply for Spanish residency. The...

Markets, mazes, and al fresco menus

As the weather gets warmer, off-the-beaten-track adventures meet stylish al fresco dining in Valencia, with a season of captivating events guaranteed to help you...

Joaquin Sorolla and wine tasting Valencia experiences

Spring is here and Easter is underway, which means a flurry of activity across the Valencian Community. From al fresco concerts to new exhibitions...

Video: Elderly woman harangues Spain’s leftist equality minister over her luxury home purchase

EQUALITY MINISTER Irene Montero got into a heated debate on the campaign trail on Wednesday, after an elderly woman in Valencia criticised the leftist...

Airports smash April passenger records in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport welcomed 1.43 million passengers in April- up by nearly 20% on a year earlier, and beating the previous April record set in...

Spain’s Valencia to create a special pet memorial garden and cemetery

A PET memorial garden and cemetery is to be created in Valencia on land between Rambleta Park and the General Cemetery. A formal costing for...

Baby born to world’s largest porcupine species gets special treatment at Spain’s Valencia

BIOPARC Valencia has a new resident- a baby South African porcupine called Asani, meaning rebel in the Swahili language. South African porcupines- Hystrix africaeaustralis- are...

Health centre worker in Spain’s Valencia steals vials of powerful anaesthetic

A 50-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested for stealing 70 bottles of a powerful anaesthetic from a health centre that she worked at in Valencia...

EXPLAINER: Find out the summer beaches to enjoy with your dog in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

IF you are a dog owner and fancy taking your pet out for a trip to the seaside and a run along the beach,...

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