Thursday, October 21, 2021

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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...

Investigators in Spain’s Valencia develop system to cut use of pesticides and ration water

A TEAM of Valencian scientists has developed a new system to diagnose crop infections that can greatly reduce the use of pesticides. The technology created...

BREXIT: “No-one knows the real implications if Brits overstay 90-day rule in Spain”

ANY Brits in Spain who have been here since before the end of last year and who have not registered as residents – or...

Erotic dating site users get conned and extorted via fake ads posted by gang in Spain

SPANISH Police have arrested four people accused of extorting money from users of an erotic contacts website. The quartet allegedly fleeced at least 22 site...

COVID-19 figures hold firm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

197 NEW COVID-19 cases have been reported in Alicante Province in the latest update from Valencia's Health Ministry last night(October 6). That's the same figure...

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,...

MORE CARS THAN PEOPLE: Four Valencian towns among list of 25 ‘car tax havens’ in Spain

FOUR towns in the Valencia region have become tax havens for car registration. Serratella (Castellon) has a total population of 95, but more than 10,000...

Are you a ‘Swallow’ or do you actually ‘live’ in Spain? What does Brexit mean for you from January...

The term ‘Swallow’ is used to describe a certain type of Brit we find here in Spain. I first heard it used by the...

New COVID-19 cases are halved over 24 hours across Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have seen a dramatic fall over a 24-hour period. Wednesday evening's report(September 16) from the regional health...

Biggest daily number of COVID-19 deaths since late April in Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 deaths have reached their largest daily figure in the Valencian Community since April 29. 14 fatalities were reported by the regional health ministry last...

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

Police bust ‘arranged’ wedding scheme for non-Spaniards to get residency status in the Valencian Community

THREE people have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for arranging 'marriages of convenience' in Valencia Province so that non-Spaniards could get residency rights. The...

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

Make your own paella as Spain’s Valencia region celebrates ‘World Paella Day’

PAELLA is one of the first Spanish dishes most people name, but in case you don't know, the Valencia region is where it was...

BREAKING: Appointments for second Astrazeneca COVID shot cancelled for residents aged 60 to 65 in Spain’s Valencia region

The Generalitat insists that no one will be left out or forgotten, and that the new appointments will follow very soon.

COVID-19 weekly case rates continue to ‘flatten out’ in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest figures from the Valencian health ministry bring a mixed regional picture over the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's new trend of lower week-to-week infections...

EU Digital COVID travel certificate can now be downloaded by Costa Blanca and Valencia residents in Spain

RESIDENTS in the Valencian Community can access the new EU Digital COVID certificate from today(June 7), but it appears there is at least one...

Angry father starts revenge fire that severely burns young boy in Spain’s Valencia City

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy suffered 50 per cent burns after an angry father set fire to a Valencia City house. The man took the drastic action...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

Unhappy nightlife and hospitality traders in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas go to court

NIGHTLIFE and hospitality businesses are going to court to overturn restrictions imposed by the Valencian government. A coalition of trade associations have filed an appeal...

COVID-19 restrictions will remain during August peak tourist period for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Valencian Community will be extended into August, but there may be changes, according to...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

Over the last decade or so, Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has led to...

Stratospheric: How Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences put the city on Spain’s design map

Despite costing €1.2 billion, Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences is a world wonder, believes Jon Clarke

Intelligent bins to reward recycling in Valencia province

An IT system will be fitted to the containers that will open after reading an ID card or code and measure the amount of refuse generated by each household over a year,

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...

PEOPLE POWER: Angry fans of Spain’s Valencia football club set up pressure group to oust management

The next date circled in red on Libertad VCF’s diary is next Monday (June 28), when a judge will hear their arguments to impugn the latest agreements taken by the board.

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