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Javier Bardem-starring movie scoops record number of Goya award nominations in Spain

A film starring Javier Bardem has broken a Goya record by getting 20 nominations for the prestigious Spanish Film Academy awards. The Good Boss(El Buen...

Car salesman threatened with knife during test drive as customer steals car in Valencia area of Spain

A Valencia area car salesman took a customer on a test drive only to be threatened with a knife as the potential buyer drove...

Buy your dream home in the Valencia area of Spain from the trusted English-speaking experts of Playa Patacona Home...

IF you ever fancied owning a beach-side home close to Valencia city centre, then real-estate agents Playa Patacona Home Services offer the professionalism you...

Judges approve COVID passport which will take effect this week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

SENIOR judges have rubber-stamped Valencian region plans to introduce a COVID passport for 30 days from this Friday(December 3). The regional Superior Court(TSJCV) approved the...

Which two of the world’s Top 25 Coastal Relocation Destinations are in Spain?

RECENT research has revealed the Top 25 coastal destinations in the world for permanent relocation - and two are in Spain. With the top five...

Spain’s Valencia to issue universal public transport ticket from January 2022

PUBLIC transport in Valencia, the third-largest city and metropolitan area in Spain, is set to undergo a complete overhaul at the beginning of next year. Starting...

Starting date for COVID-19 passport revealed for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

PROOF of vaccination will be a requirement to enter certain indoor areas from December 3 in the Valencian Community. Regional president, Ximo Puig, this Thursday...

Hospitality groups told that customers will need COVID passports to go indoors in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

A COVID-19 passport will be mandatory to enter bars, restaurants and nightlife businesses in the Valencian Community. Hospitality sector representatives from the region's three provinces...

COVID-19 certificate downloads soar before mandatory passports for indoor venues arrive in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

DOWNLOADS of COVID-19 certificates have doubled in a week in the Valencian Community ahead of an imminent start of COVID passport rules to access...

Spain’s Valencia announces major attractions for its year as World Design Capital 2022

A big programme for Valencia's year as 'World Design Capital' has been unveiled with exhibitions and conferences highlighting all aspects of design. A special launch...

Life-saving GPS system pinpoints emergency call locations in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW technology is being used to track locations of emergency callers in the Valencian Community. The Advanced Mobile Location(AML) system pinpoints a mobile phone location...

WATCH: Wintry weather hits Spain’s Costa Blanca with snow, hail, and a mini-tornado

HAILSTORMS and a mini-tornado hit parts of the southern Costa Blanca overnight as temperatures dipped. Alicante streets were coated white through hail but the effect...

EXPLAINER: What we know about plans for COVID-19 passports for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

USING an EU COVID-19 certificate to enter some businesses will start within the next fortnight in the Valencian Community. Speaking this Monday, Valencian president, Ximo...

Green activists stage protests across Valencia in Spain calling for action in the wake of COP26 ‘blah blah blah’

ACTIVISTS in Valencia staged a weekend protest calling for action after what they branded the failure of COP26 in Glasgow to initiate real change. Dozens...

Unvaccinated patients make up two-thirds of intensive care COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

TWO out of three recent ICU hospital admissions for COVID-19 in the Valencian Community have involved unvaccinated patients. Official health figures for the period between...

Police in Valencia area of Spain rescue Nigerian woman forced into prostitution by voodoo rites

TWO people have been arrested in Valencia Province for human trafficking after Nigerian women were tricked by voodoo rites into becoming sex slaves. A victim...

Gay couple threatened by teenage mob in Valencia days after city wins bid to host 2026 Gay Games in...

TWO teenagers have been arrested on hate crime charges after threatening two gay men in Valencia City. The abuse happened on Sunday evening, just three...

No plans for new COVID-19 restrictions before Christmas as infections rise in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW COVID-19 health restrictions in the Valencian Community have been ruled out by regional president, Ximo Puig, at least for the time being. Speaking this...

Dance Academy wins gold in Spain’s Valencia

A VALENCIA Dance academy is celebrating after winning gold at this year’s prestigious Worldwide Dance School of the Year Awards. Despite enduring a difficult time...

Homes built on unapproved land face new demolition threat in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

DEMOLITION of Valencian Community homes built on unapproved land could begin next year. The new 'Valencian Agency for the Protection of the Territory' will employ...

New health campaign launched as COVID-19 cases rise in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A new campaign emphasising COVID-19 health safety rules has been announced in the Valencian Community. Coronavirus virus infection rates have gone up recently though hospital...

Valencia wins bid to host the 2026 Gay Games

THE Federation of Gay Games (FGG) announced in Brighton England on Thursday, November 11 that Valencia in Spain has won the bid to host...

Social media bomb hoaxer is arrested after fruitless search of a Valencia Metro station in Spain

A Valencia man has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for spreading a bogus bomb threat via social media. Police swooped on the 21-year-old after...

Sixth annual Festival de Les Arts attracts 40,000 in Spain’s Valencia

THE SIXTH annual Festival de les Arts took place last weekend in Spain’s Valencia, attracting more than 40,000 visitors.   The event took place last Friday...

‘Fake news’ ignites new social media push from Costa Blanca and Valencia area health bosses in Spain

VALENCIA'S health region has opened up new social media accounts to fight 'fake news'. It wants to increase the number of people that access important...

HELP FIND HIM: European appeal launched to find dangerous felon behind Spain’s triple Alcasser murders. And he could be...

By Jon Clarke and Elena Gocmen Rueda ONE of Spain’s most famous murder cases is being re-opened. Almost three decades since a trio of teenage girls...

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