Thursday, September 23, 2021

Valencia

Bars and restaurants in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca and across Valencian Community slam enforced early closing times

TWO leading hospitality associations in the Valencian Community have branded new closing times as a 'coup'. Bars and restaurants will have to stop service from...

Investors Beware: Stay on the right side of change!

Change is happening all around us, nothing stands still for long. It would’ve been incredibly hard to plan ahead for 2020, instead we had...

SWAN’S CORNER:- The Pitfalls of Buying Spanish Rustic Property

THERE are many property professionals in Spain that do an excellent job airbrushing the considerable risks associated with buying rustic properties. Clearly, planning regulations...

REWARDING RECYCLING: Valencia unveils new yellow bin scheme that earns points for deposits

Reciclos is expected to be launched throughout Spain this year.

COVID-19 case reductions slow right down in the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

STEADY and significant falls in new COVID-19 infections appear to have bottomed-out according to Valencian heath ministry figures this evening(March 29). A total of 363...

No dramatic ‘Easter effect’ on COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a slight rise compared to the first weekend of April. Figures released today(April...

New age group will start getting COVID vaccines next week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A new age group will start getting COVID vaccinations in the Valencian Community from next week. The regional health ministry says that the vaccination programme...

IN COURT FOR DEFENDING MUM: Young man in Spain’s Valencia faces murder trial for defending mother against violent ex-partner

The incident was also witnessed by the man’s seven-year-old daughter, who was also cross-examined by the court, and took place after the mother had called the police and was waiting for them to arrive.

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...

SHIP AHOY! First cruise liner in over a year docks in Spain’s Valencia

THE first cruise ship full of tourists in over a year docked at Valencia port yesterday (Sunday June 27). More than 800 passengers, mainly German,...

Curfew returns TONIGHT to one Costa Blanca town along with 31 other areas in Spain’s Valencian Community

32 Valencian Community municipalities will see night curfews return from 1.00 am tomorrow morning(July 13) for a fortnight. That's down to increasing COVID-19 cases with...

Smaller rise in weekend COVID-19 totals for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

6,390 new coronavirus infections were recorded over the weekend in the Valencian Community, combining the Saturday and Monday regional health ministry figures. In an early...

HEATWAVE: Weather warnings issued across most of Spain as temperatures soar to 44ºC

SPAIN'S meteorological agency AEMET has issued weather warnings in fourteen regions across Spain as a heatwave, dubbed Lucifer, takes its stifling grip on the...

Falling COVID-19 case rates maintained in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures have fallen again on both a daily and weekly basis in the Valencian Community today(August 26). 836 new infections were reported today,...

Autumn is coming: downpours predicted during last summer days in Spain’s Valencia region

TYPICAL autumnal downpours and sunny days will mark the weather for the rest of the week in Valencia. The instability, caused by an Atlantic storm...

Baby boy dies after father allegedly smashed its head into cot bars in Spain’s Valencian Community

A BABY died two days after his 20-year-old father allegedly smashed its head against the bars of his cot at their Valencian Community home. The...

Poignant tribute to Spain’s COVID-19 fallen on Valencia Day

TO celebrate Valencia Day, the Umbracle Centre in the regional capital has unveiled a poignant tribute to all the lives lost in Spain due...

Weekend COVID-19 cases nearly double in worrying rise across Spain’s Valencian Community

WEEKEND COVID-19 infection rates almost doubled in the Valencian Community according to the latest health ministry figures, with hospital ITUs the busiest since the...

Woman who planned on joining terrorists in Syria arrested in Spain

A YOUNG woman who was planning to join jihadist terrorists in Syria has been arrested in Spain. Police say the woman - born and raised...

LAST ORDERS: Valencia’s bars and restaurants took €1 BILLION less in 2020

BARS and restaurants throughout the Valencian Community have lost over 44% of income this year due to the pandemic. Come December 31, businesses in the...

BLOWN OUT AGAIN: Valencia’s Fallas cancelled for second consecutive year due to COVID

THE world-famous Fallas festivities in Valencia have been cancelled again this year due to COVID-19. City mayor Joan Ribo made the dreaded – but expected...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

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 of...

SWAN’S CORNER: Are you entitled to claim back an overpayment of Spanish Inheritance Tax?

THREE years ago, the Spanish Supreme Court issued a long-awaited judgment confirming that the Spanish inheritance tax legal framework breached the free movement of...

COVID-19 continues to be flushed out of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

THE latest COVID-19 infection figures from the Valencian regional health ministry have today(March 19) recorded a 50% drop based on week-to-week comparisons. Just 154 new...

Could you be paying less for your investments and pensions in Spain?

Tracy Storer Senior Partner Chorus Financial I’ve just come out of a regular review with one of my clients, and top of the agenda was an analysis...

FAT FIGHTERS: EU enforces limit on artificial trans fats in food products

Fried fast food is the most infamous culprit, although artificial trans fats can also be found in certain types of margarines and vegetable oils, bakery products and frozen pizzas, among others.

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