Monday, April 12, 2021

Valencia

Alcasser killer caught in Madrid squat

The main perpetrator disappeared without trace and his whereabouts are still unknown

SWAN’S CORNER: Time to check if you have to declare your non-Spanish assets on Form 720

SPRING is on the way and so you MUST check if you are obliged to file a 720 Declaration by the end of March...

SUNNY OUTLOOK as Spain’s top power provider unveils first solar plant projects in Valencian Community

ENERGY company Iberdrola is to build its first three solar energy power plants in the Valencian Community costing €235 million. Two of the new facilities...

WHAT’S THE BEEF?: Negotiations under way to launch artificial meat in Spain and Europe

The debate about the suitability of this product is raging throughout the world, with supporters and detractors practically equal in numbers.

‘CLOSURE THREAT’ as Costa Blanca bar customers are told to follow rules like ‘no smoking’ to avoid fresh COVID...

BARS and restaurants on the Costa Blanca have launched a campaign pleading with customers to follow health safety rules to avoid them being closed...

Venomous scorpion bites woman opening online order in Spain’s Valencian Community

A CUSTOMER was nipped by a poisonous scorpion that was in a plastic bag of online goods ordered from Chinese retailer Aliexpress. The 25-year-old victim,...

Benidorm hosts launch of annual British Legion Poppy Appeal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE 2020 launch of the Royal British Legion(Spain North) Poppy Appeal was held behind closed doors in Benidorm last Friday(October 16). In contrast to the...

Regional border closure to be extended for at least a week for Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencian Community

TRAVEL in and out of the Valencian Community will continue to be curtailed beyond the week-long period scheduled to end this Friday(November 6). Valencian President,...

Official announcement made over Xmas hospitality opening and curfew relaxations in Spain’s Valencian Community

SPAIN'S Valencian Community, including the Costa Blanca, will see bars and restaurants able to stay open until 1.00am over four nights of the festive...

Valencia police fine 56 people for breaking Christmas Eve COVID curfew

Local Citizen Protection councillor Aarón Cano highlighted the ‘exemplary’ behaviour of the vast majority of residents

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms...

Third night of rioting over arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel

LAST night (Thursday February 18) saw the third consecutive round of rioting in Catalunya and elsewhere over the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel. Once again,...

NO LIMITS IN SIGHT: Blind cyclist from Valencia’s Xativa to compete in 600km race through Morocco

Although he is partly there, having secured €5,000 of the necessary €11,000, Javier needs more help to realise his dream.

SHIP AHOY! 17th century Spanish galleon replica on show at Valencia Marina

Tickets can be bought at the ship itself, located next to the Veles e Vents complex at Valencia Marina, or at tickets.velacuadra.es.

EXPLAINED: What expats need to do to get Covid-19 vaccine in Spain

SINCE first embarking on its vaccination programme last December Spanish authorities have always been very clear that jabs will be available to everyone living...

Bull talk: Everyone is a winner in this non fatal bull fight in Spain’s Valencia

He parades across the dusty Vinaro bullring, chest puffed and back arched staring straight ahead into the eyes of a half tonne bull, ready...

Romanian robbers charged with 39 crimes involving foreign tourists parked at motorway service areas in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A ROMANIAN robbery gang has been arrested after targeting tourists parked up at service areas on the AP-7 motorway in the Valencian Community and...

Manhole cover thrown at Guardia Civil during post-match football fracas on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX Guardia Civil agents were injured after arriving to stop a possible fight between two rival groups outside a football ground on the...

Doctors and nurses in Valencia take gloves off in new confrontation with Ministry of Health

MEDICAL personnel and their unions are ready to stand up to the Ministry of Health as it proposes tough new changes to their working...

Eight Valencian doctors make it into medical experts top 50 list

EIGHT doctors from the Valencian province have made it to the top 50 list of medical specialists by Top Doctors. The experts were recognised...

Snow forces school closures as Valencia’s Castellon Province is put on orange alert

THE storm known as Filomena that is currently sweeping Spain landed in Castellon Province today (Thursday January 7), forcing several schools to close their...

FULLY CHARGED: Valencia driving schools switch to electric cars to reduce pollution and promote clean transport

THE motor industry is currently facing one of its most profound and vital challenges in history – and Valencia is revving up to go. Increasing...

SCHOOL’S NOT OUT: Fallas and Magdalena school holidays cancelled this year

THIS year’s Fallas and Magdalena fiestas in Valencia and Castellon will be normal school days. The Valencian government this week announced the cancellation of the...

JAILED: Drink driver gets three years for killing 20-year-old scooter user in Spain’s Valencia

The test gave a reading of 0.64 mg of alcohol, when the permitted maximum is 0.25.

COVID-19 infections reach lowest daily total since mid-July in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

NEW coronavirus infections in the Valencian Community have risen by just 29 in the last 24 hours to produce the lowest daily total since...

Fraudsters pocketed over €600,000 meant for animal charities during two years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested the administrators of a charity in Paterna (Valencia) for allegedly defrauding contributors out of over €600,000. During the last two years,...

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