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THE FALL OF FRANCO: Valencia Guardia Civil remove fascist symbols from city barracks

Shields had previously been taken down from schools, churches, and army headquarters

Missing teenage prostitute found dead in irrigation ditch near Valencia

THE worst hypothesis finally came true regarding Florina Gogos, the 19-year-old girl who worked as a prostitute in the Valencia area and who went...

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.

ONION SKINS: Local brand of onions from Spain’s Valencia featured in British smash hit series on Netflix

A BRAND of onions grown in a Valencian town has become famous after appearing in British Netflix hit series Skins. The programme is a teen...

New COVID-19 cases return to downward direction in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas after a surprise rise

COVID-19 daily infection totals returned to double figure increases tonight(March 25) in the Valencian Community after an upward and unexpected blip yesterday. Details from the...

COVID-19 cases clock up the highest figure in a month in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 daily infection figures have reached their highest total in nearly month across the Valencian Community. Today's(April 8) update from the regional health ministry declared...

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

CORRUPTION SWOOP: High-ranking politicians arrested in Spain’s Valencia on charges of accepting bribes in exchange for public contracts

According to police sources, firms paid illegal commissions in exchange for the right to purchase and build on publicly owned land in and around Valencia.

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...

SPOILT FOR CHOICE: Spain’s Valencia area has double the amount of shopping space than other major European cities

VALENCIA Province has double the amount of shopping surface than any other major European region. This surprising statistic was revealed today (Thursday June 24) by...

The Olive Press offers you a 15-day free trial of Spanish lessons with Hotel Borbollón

Each day you'll receive a Spanish lesson adapted to your needs, capabilities and goals.

How Spain’s Valencia region has become a coastal paradise for wine lovers

Wine tourism is taking off across the region of Valencia. Matthew Desoutter at Simply Spanish Wine takes a look at what's on offer.

COVID-19 cases fall by over 40% in a week across the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE trend of falling coronavirus infections stepped up another gear today(August 10) in the Valencian Community with a 40% drop in new cases over...

Dramatic figures show teenagers dominating COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures for the Valencian Community have shown unvaccinated teenagers and young people dramatically pushing up infection rates. The region as a whole now...

New international school in Valencia area of Spain combines British teaching standards with a creative experience for children

A BRAND new international school with an innovative way of teaching has opened in the Valencia City area. The Shackleton International School in Burjassot is an...

Costa Blanca bar in Spain refuses to serve customer because he spoke in Valencian language

A complaint of language discrimination has been filed against a Costa Blanca bar. The premises in Gandia are accused of refusing to serve a customer...

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...

EXPLAINER: The ages with the biggest COVID-19 infection rates in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

CHILDREN aged under 11 are producing the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community. The news comes in a week where vaccinations...

Ex-Valencia president, Eduardo Zaplana, in money laundering quiz over €1.6 million Madrid apartment purchase in Spain

FORMER Valencia region president, Eduardo Zaplana, has suffered a new setback in trying to rebuke money laundering allegations involving up to €20 million. A new...

COVID passports set for February extension in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE Valencian government wants to keep using COVID passports for indoor access to hospitality and entertainment venues until February 28. The current measure, introduced in...

AHOY THERE: Galleon opens its decks to visitors in Spain’s Valencia

A Spanish galleon has docked in Valencia port and will open its decks to the public between March 9 and March 20. The Galleon Andalucia...

Zoo mourns loss of Rafiki, the ‘majestic’ 20-year-old endangered drill who has fathered 14 in Spain’s Valencia

KEEPERS at Bioparc Valencia are mourning the loss of Rafiki, a male drill monkey who has proved valuable in ensuring the survival of his...

La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

Luxury villa gets converted into marijuana farm in Spain’s Valencia with drugs sent to UK

THE Policia Nacional have raided a luxury villa in Chiva, Valencia Province, that housed a marijuana farm. Products from the clandestine nursery were exported to...

Treasure trove of over 1,000 historical ceramics found at Valencia house in Spain

OVER 1,000 historical ceramics- some dating back to the 12th century- have been discovered at a house in Guadassuar, Valencia Province. The Guardia Civil visited...

Worries about heatwave fires forces natural park closures across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FEARS of forest fires with temperatures tipped to easily exceed 40 degrees has forced most of the natural parks in the Valencian Community to...

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