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Owners of abandoned luxury hotel in Spain’s Valencia refuse to give up struggle against the council

THE owners of an historic luxury seafront hotel in Valencia are locked in an endless legal battle with the city council. Sidi Saler was a...

First ‘real’ heatwave of the summer predicted for Spain’s Valencia region this week

THE Valencia region is bracing itself for what is predicted to be, somewhat surprisingly, the first real heatwave of the summer. Despite the usual high...

Fruit fraudsters with connections to Italian mafia arrested in Spain’s Valencia

NINE alleged members of a criminal gang connected to the Italian mafia have been arrested in La Safor district (Valencia Province) for allegedly conning...

Valencia’s Iker Marcaide named on Forbes100 most influential people in Spain’s business world

VALENCIA’s Iker Marcaide have been named among the 100 most influential Spaniards in the business world. The founder of Flywire has been listed as one...

Spaniard accused of murdering his 85-year-old mother in Spain’s Valencia

An 85-year-old woman died after being stabbed to death by her son on Friday afternoon. An unnamed 56-year-old Spaniard, who is thought to be...

Life-saving GPS system pinpoints emergency call locations in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW technology is being used to track locations of emergency callers in the Valencian Community. The Advanced Mobile Location(AML) system pinpoints a mobile phone location...

VILASIRA: A haven in Spain’s Valencia region to enjoy fine wines, the best local food and pampering treatments

THE 10-hectare estate of vineyards, olives and almond groves sits on the edge of the Hoces del Cabriel Natural Park at Venta del Moro...

Big freeze hits north and central Spain yet temperatures will soar to 20°C in east and south of Spain...

COLD weather hit the Spanish mainland over the Three Kings' festive period as we entered the coldest two months of the year – but...

Nephew wraps cellophane tape around uncle’s head to suffocate him at his Valencia home in Spain

A 39-year-old man has been charged with trying to kill his uncle, 88, after stealing his bank card and PIN details. The nephew was arrested...

After 50 years of married bliss, man threatens to hang wife in argument over car keys in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia man, 74, threatened to hang his wife after she refused to let him have the keys to their car. The couple have reportedly...

Property owner stung with massive fine for bogus registration of immigrants in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area man has picked up a €105,000 penalty for breaking Spain's immigration laws. The 52-year-old Pakistani national from Mislata was fined €525 each...

Tourist pickpocket had over €50,000 of stolen goods stashed away in Valencia house in Spain

A tourist pickpocket operating in Valencia was found to have over €50,000 of stolen goods at his home. The 39-year-old thief was well known to...

True Valencian paella is under threat from global warming, warn scientists in Spain

THE traditional Valencian paella is under threat from global warming, warn researchers in Spain, who fear one of the key ingredients is nearing extinction...

Valencian president says ‘no plans’ for extra COVID-19 restrictions on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NO NEW restrictions are planned for Alicante Province in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, according to the Valencian Community president, Ximo Puig. On...

Big overall weekend rise in new Covid-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 case rates between Friday evening and Monday night registered a total of 1,124 infections in Valencian Community according to the latest report...

Full speed ahead for Port of Valencia on the Costa Blanca

VALENCIA port has emerged as Spain’s number one port for connectivity and business, says a UN survey of the world’s commercial ports. And it emerged...

WATCH: Dramatic drone footage of Spain’s most wanted being arrested near Barcelona after 8 years in hiding

AN alleged murderer who was living in hiding for eight years has been arrested in Barcelona. Dramatic drone footage shows the capture of the suspect...

DARLING BUDS OF NAY: Valencia region heads ranking of abandoned farmland in Spain

There are currently 162,902 hectares of crops standing empty and unused

BARE-FACED CHEEK: Man fined for walking naked around Valencia town

This is the fourth time Colomar, an IT expert, is fined for nudism in the streets of Valencia.

CITIZEN CANE: Bamboo and undergrowth cleared from La Safor rivers

THE buildup of bamboo canes and undergrowth in riverbeds and under bridges throughout the Valencian Community is usually the main culprit of the heavy...

COVID QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Valencian experts clarify doubts about new coronavirus strains in Spain

LEADING Valencian immunologists have issued a list of 12 clarifications about the new coronavirus strains in an attempt to shed some light on what...

Valencia president refuses to lift restrictions on bars and restaurants in Spain’s Costa Blanca

VALENCIA president Ximo Puig has told the regional parliament that he has no intention of an immediate lifting of restrictions on the hospitality sector,...

A JOB FOR DEL BOY: Police in Spain’s Valencia seize three fake paintings by El Greco, Goya and Modigliani...

VALENCIA regional police force has seized three forged Goya, El Greco and Modigliani paintings worth €12.5 million on the black market. The Historic Heritage department...

COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas are not rising greatly in aftermath of Easter holiday

NEW COVID-19 infections are marginally up on a week-to-week basis according to the latest figures for the Valencia region published today(April 14). 160 new cases...

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,...

What expats need to know about inheritance laws in Spain

PROCESSING an inheritance can be a complicated task, especially if it involves dealing with assets and people from across borders. Differences exist when elements from...

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