Monday, January 17, 2022

Valencia

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...

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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.

Young man arrested in Spain’s Valencia for physically assaulting own mother for two years

A 23-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in Silla (Valencia) for allegedly mistreating his 60-year-old mother repeatedly over the last two years. The victim finally reported...

NICE DROP OF PORT: Spain’s Valencia leads the way in international wine exports

VALENCIA port is currently enjoying a surge in activity regarding Spanish wine exports. Over the first six months of the year, shipments leaving the regional...

Lessons in Lingo: Costa de Valencia is the top-rated language school in Spain’s Valencia

IT is September once again, and that means back to school for everyone… including Costa de Valencia Spanish language school in the regional capital. The...

Art forgers in Spain’s Valencia tried online sale of a fake Goya painting for €900,000

POLICE have broken up a gang trying to sell forgeries of paintings by Spanish masters like Goya via the internet. The Valencian Historical Heritage police...

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 passports extended across hospitality and entertainment sectors in Costa Blanca area of Spain

ALL hospitality businesses will fall under compulsory COVID-19 passport rules in the Valencian Community. Valencian president, Ximo Puig, announced the extension this Monday. Only businesses with...

First freeze of 2022 to hit Alicante and Valencia this Thursday (Jan 13)

THE first freeze of 2022 is predicted to hit Alicante and the wider Valencian Community this Thursday (January 13). Towns in the mountainous interior of...

Enraged patient assaults two female hospital doctors in Spain’s Valencia City

A MALE PATIENT at Valencia's Hospital Clinico threw a chair and attacked two female doctors on Sunday(August 30), with one of them thrown to...

Spanish language group declares war over scrapping of town name on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PETITION has been launched by a national Spanish-language group to stop Villajoyosa on the Costa Blanca being called by just its Valencian name...

Night curfew to inflict €5 million daily losses for bars and restaurants in Spain’s Valencian Community

A HOSPITALITY association claims that bars and restaurants will lose €5.5 million each day across the Valencian Community when a night-time curfew starts next...

Rollback on COVID-19 record high in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW coronavirus cases recorded a fall last night(November 11) after a Tuesday's daily record in the Valencian Community. Health ministry figures showed 1,936 new positives...

SWAN’S CORNER: Legal Pointers on Building in Valencia

SO you have found your perfect fixer upper home in Valencia and now its time to put your own stamp in it. Here we...

Valencia region leads industrial recovery in Spain

THE Valencia region is spearheading the gradual recovery of industry in Spain following the COVID-inflicted crash. Led by the energy sector, the Valencian Community registered...

One child dies and another is critically injured in unrelated suicide attempts in Valencia within 12 hours of each...

A CHILD aged 13 committed suicide just 12 hours after another 10-year-old boy reportedly attempted to take his own life in Valencia city this...

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