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SWEET GRAPES: Spain’s Valencia area leads the way in ecological cava production

THE Utiel-Requena inland area of Valencia has long been a world-class denomination for wines rivalling even La Rioja – and cava is the name...

FIRE DEATH: Drug addict arrested over house blaze that killed a man and left his family in a critical...

A 45-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with a house fire in Algemesi (Valencia) that claimed one life and left the victim’s wife...

COVID CLAMPDOWN: Concert organisers in Spain’s Valencia forced to step up anti-COVID protocols before upcoming events

ORGANISERS of the open-air concerts at Valencia’s La Marina are under fire from local and regional authorities for failing to properly enforce anti-COVID safety...

Being away on holiday will not mean missing out on a COVID vaccination in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas...

VALENCIA region residents who are worried about missing a COVID vaccination because they will be on holiday have been assured that a rebooking procedure...

Crack down: 450kg of cocaine intercepted in Spain en route from Canaries to Valencia

THREE people have been arrested for attempting to smuggle 450kg of cocaine into Spain from Brazil. A container, which is believed to have been en...

Tiny rises in new COVID-19 cases as no deaths are reported in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 cases have shown both a weekly and day-to-day increase in today's(June 9) update from the Valencian Health Ministry. The rises continue to show a...

Unhappy nightlife and hospitality traders in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas go to court

NIGHTLIFE and hospitality businesses are going to court to overturn restrictions imposed by the Valencian government. A coalition of trade associations have filed an appeal...

BREAKING: Appointments for second Astrazeneca COVID shot cancelled for residents aged 60 to 65 in Spain’s Valencia region

The Generalitat insists that no one will be left out or forgotten, and that the new appointments will follow very soon.

Thief buys a house after stealing a bag with a winning Christmas lottery ticket on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A thief claimed a €125,000 lottery prize from a ticket in a stolen handbag and bought a house with his surprise windfall. The 52-year-old man...

Which cities in Spain have the best quality of life?

MALAGA, Valencia and Alicante beat Madrid and Barcelona for quality of life when it comes to the best cities to live in Spain. In a...

MONEY, MONEY, MONEY: Spain’s Valencia region receives initial cash injection of €873 million from Next Generation EU

And this is just the beginning, as EU funding is due to continue arriving in the Valencia region over the next few weeks when projects are completed and approved by Brussels.

COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions rise over the weekend in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE usual weekend bump in COVID-19 cases has been announced today(June 7) by the Valencian Health Ministry. A total of 416 new infections have been...

EU Digital COVID travel certificate can now be downloaded by Costa Blanca and Valencia residents in Spain

RESIDENTS in the Valencian Community can access the new EU Digital COVID certificate from today(June 7), but it appears there is at least one...

COVID-19 hospital cases hit new low with levels similar to almost a year ago in Costa Blanca area of...

HOSPITAL admissions caused by COVID-19 reached their lowest figure of 2021 today(June 4) according to the Valencian health authority. There are now just 110 people...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Only a quarter of under-60s jabbed with AstraZeneca in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain have so far...

OVER three-quarters of under-60s jabbed with the AstraZeneca vaccine in the Valencia region have requested to take their second anti-COVID inoculation with the same...

COVID-19 health situation latest from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

LATEST coronavirus case figures from the Valencian health ministry stand at 205 new infections today(June 3). That's a fall of five on a week-to-week comparison...

Ars Magna presents summer concert series across Valencia region with candlelit performances in historical settings

History and art come together to create something magical.  The best artists on the music scene come together in these characteristic concerts organised for years...

RESTAURANT REVAMP: Five eateries on Spain’s Valencia beach will be demolished to make way for more ecological buildings

FIVE rice restaurants on Valencia’s Malvarrosa beach will be demolished to make way for ‘greener’ buildings that are more integrated into the surroundings. The green...

HEALTHCARE BOOST: Regional government in Spain’s Valencia triples investment into the public system

President Puig revealed that the funds will be shared out among the three provinces according to size and population, meaning Alicante will receive €244 million, Valencia €340 million, and Castellon €73 million.

EXPLAINER: Four new major rule changes in COVID-19 restrictions for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FOUR major changes have been announced today(June 3) to COVID-19 safety measures in the Valencian Community. As expected, Valencia President, Ximo Puig, confirmed that the...

EASY, TIGER: This summer’s tiger mosquito plague could be less severe than previous years in Spain’s Valencia

Homeowners are advised to empty out any containers that have filled with stagnant water, turning pots upside down when it rains and keeping a check on any pools or small ponds.

CHILD MURDER TRIAL: Couple in Spain’s Valencia face accusations of brutally killing their two young children in a ritual

THE most gruesome and emotional trial of the year is taking place this week in Valencia. Maria and Gabriel, a couple from Godella (Valencia Province),...

COVID-19 case latest from the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

NEW coronavirus cases are maintaining a very marginal rise on a week-to week basis in the Valencian Community. The Tuesday(June 1) report from the regional...

NIGHT CURFEW will definitely end in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain this coming Monday

A night curfew introduced in late October in the Valencian Community will end this Monday(June 7). Despite a slight rise in new COVID-19 cases, Valencian...

SQUATTER SHOT: Man gunned down in illegally occupied building in Spain’s Valencia

A 43-YEAR-OLD man was shot dead in a squat in Manises (Valencia) last night (Monday May 31). Identified only as Eduardo, the victim sustained one...

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COVID-19 hospital admissions reach new low for 2021 in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions for COVID-19 have reached their lowest level this year, according to the Valencian regional health ministry. Today's figures(June 15) report just 105 hospitalisations. It's...

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