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COVID-19 figures in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas record a big weekend fall

THE weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a big drop compared to the previous weekend. 348 cases were reported since last...

Night curfew set to stay in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas even when Spain’s State of Alarm ends this...

THE night curfew will not disappear in the Valencian Community when the second national State of Alarm ends on May 9. That's the hope of...

WELL, NOT ENTIRELY: Up to 21 towns in Spain’s Valencia region maintain zero COVID infections over the last two...

JUST like the village of Asterix and Obelix, surrounded on all sides by the Romans, 10 towns in Castellon Province have managed to completely...

BUY LOCAL: Agricultural union in Spain’s Valencia urges consumers to support regional and national producers

To set the balance right, the Valencian co-op makes a simple suggestion: buy Valencian and Spanish produce, if possible directly from farmers at markets or from small businesses.

NOT BAD: Valencia claims mid-table slot on list of Spanish cities for quality of life according to resident survey

A recent survey among expats from all over the world revealed Valencia as the number one favourite place to live out of a list of 66 cities from all seven continents.

No ‘Daddy Issues’ for Julio Iglesias as Spain’s Supreme Court rules against man claiming to be his illegitimate son

VETERAN performer Julio Iglesias does not have an illegitimate 44-year-old son according to the national Supreme Court. Javier Sanchez claimed that he was the son...

COVID-19 case numbers in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain remain solidly constant

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community are continuing to stay constant with little change. The regional health ministry said tonight(April 30)...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

WELL CONNECTED: Spain’s Valencia and Alicante aim to become major hubs for data processing centres

Data centres store all the information digitalised by companies, some of which are operative 99.99% of the time – meaning they are only switched off for 26 minutes once a year.

What requirements do you need to buy a property in Spain if you are a foreigner?

Purchases of property in Spain by non-resident foreigners have a marked tourist character. What are the requirements of the banks? Cuenca & Mirasol tells...

Little change in COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

215 new coronavirus infections were announced today(April 29) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. That's a fall of seven cases on a...

TWO YEARS ON: Still no news about British man who went missing in Spain’s Valencia area in 2019

THIS week makes two years with no news about a British resident who went missing in Ontinyent (Valencia Province) on April 27, 2019. Then 32-year-old...

AT LAST! Facemasks may cease to be obligatory in Spain’s Valencia region by end of summer

The Spanish government insists that the obligation to wear a mask in public will be maintained until herd immunity is officially reached.

New age group will start getting COVID vaccines next week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A new age group will start getting COVID vaccinations in the Valencian Community from next week. The regional health ministry says that the vaccination programme...

COVID SUCCESS: More people fully vaccinated than infected with COVID in Spain’s Valencia region

Despite the successful advance of the inoculation campaign, the department led by councillor Ana Barcelo warns that the pandemic is far from over.

Hospital admissions fall again as COVID-19 cases show slight rise in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

144 new coronavirus infections have been reported in the Valencian Community today(April 27) according to the regional health ministry, as hospitalisations continue to fall...

FATAL STING as cyclist dies after swallowing a bee during a ride in Valencia region of Spain

A 59-year-old cyclist died after he swallowed a bee when out on a ride with friends. The man was riding his bike in the Valencian town...

BRUTAL KILLING: Man in Spain’s Valencia on trial for murder of a friend who was ‘a bit homosexual’

The suspected murderer claims he didn’t mean to kill his friend and that he was taken by surprise by Horacio’s advances

GET CREATIVE! Coworking and creation centre at rock-bottom prices launched in Valencia city

THERE is no shortage of creative talent in the world - from musicians to artists, handcraft artisans and technology wizards, exciting new projects are...

Student COVID-19 outbreak of 100 infections causes weekend case rise in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

THE latest weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a rise of 102 cases compared to the previous weekend. That's down to...

SWAN’S CORNER: ‘A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine to do well’….a catchy...

Now is the time to fill out Spain’s annual Personal Income tax return (“declaración de la renta” or PIT). Here is what you need...

Food for thought: Is chorizo in paella really such a bad thing?

THE other day, while treating myself to a paella in Valencia’s Plaça del Mercat, I asked a passing waiter for alioli.  The horror on the...

‘GOING DOWN’ as COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions fall again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community have fallen both on a weekly and a day-to-day basis. The regional health ministry said...

Could you be paying less for your investments and pensions in Spain?

Tracy Storer Senior Partner Chorus Financial I’ve just come out of a regular review with one of my clients, and top of the agenda was an analysis...

GRAB A BROLLY: Heavy rainfall causes flooding and problems in Spain’s Castellon Province

The weekend is predicted to bring heavier rain once again from tomorrow

LIFE’S A BEACH: Travel restrictions and wintry weather lead to quietest spring season ever on Valencia beaches

However, the situation is expected to reverse completely when the heat finally sets in and the national state of alarm preventing national travel is dropped on May 9.

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EXTRA FREEDOM as midnight curfew and extended bar hours are approved by top judges in Costa Blanca area of...

THE Valencian Community's top court has backed regional government plans to keep a night-time curfew going after the State of Alarm ends this Sunday(May...