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Valencia City bookshop wins best bookstore in Spain title

THE honour of being called Spain's best bookstore has gone to a Valencia City shop. The award has been given to the Ramon Llull store...

Valencia becomes the first port in Spain to install solar panel floor that can be walked on and driven...

VALENCIA port has taken a firm step in the green direction with the installation of solar panels in the ground that can be walked...

BRRR! Winter lands with a bang in Spain’s Valencia region

Today (January 2), the mercury was expected to continue falling throughout the region

‘You’ll never get it right first time’: Lessons from paella cooking school in Spain’s Valencia

‘You never get paella right the first time’: What happened when novice cook Graham Keeley tried his hand at cooking Spain’s most famous dish

AT LAST! Facemasks may cease to be obligatory in Spain’s Valencia region by end of summer

The Spanish government insists that the obligation to wear a mask in public will be maintained until herd immunity is officially reached.

New restrictions to be announced this Friday to curb COVID-19 spread across Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW measures are to be announced tomorrow(November 6) to reduce the spread of the coronavirus across the Valencian Community. President Ximo Puig said action will...

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...

COVID-19 deaths pass the 7,000 pandemic mark in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

ANOTHER milestone has been achieved in the COVID-19 pandemic in the Valencian Community, with the death toll passing the 7,000 mark. An additional 13 fatalities...

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...

Weekend COVID-19 cases fall by over a quarter in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections recorded another significant drop in the Valencian Community according to figures released today(August 16). The slight caveat is that part of the fall...

Boys arrested in Spain’s Valencia after forcing girl to drink urine and posting social media video of degrading treatment

TWO boys aged 15 and 16 have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Valencia over the degrading treatment of a 14-year-old girl. A video...

Valencia records fastest-growing crime rate of Spain’s major cities

VALENCIA city registered 53,358 crimes throughout last year – around 146 crimes a day. The crime rate rose 36.3% in Valencia between 2020-2021, which made...

Ars Magna presents summer concert series across Valencia region with candlelit performances in historical settings

History and art come together to create something magical.  The best artists on the music scene come together in these characteristic concerts organised for years...

BENVINGUTS A CHINA: Plans revealed for the creation of Spain’s first Chinatown district in Valencia

There are currently an estimated 20,000 residents of Chinese origin in Valencia city.

Valencia area abuser in Spain tries to strangle woman and hides her in sofa bed to stop police finding...

POLICE in Paterna discovered a woman with severe neck injuries hidden in a sofa bed after they were called to an apartment. A neighbour saw...

ANIMAL HOUSE: Rescue shelters in Spain’s Valencia area issue plea for help

ANIMAL welfare associations in La Ribera district (Valencia Province) have issued a cry for help, as numbers of stray cats and dogs continue to...

Border closure on Spain’s Costa Blanca is set to be extended into December

THE Valencian Community border is set to remain shut until December 9. The closure came into force on October 30 in a move to reduce...

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...

Jewellery thieves arrested in road chase on Spain’s Costa Blanca after robbing homes in Murcia and Valencia

TWO jewellery thieves who took watches, rings, and bracelets worth over €116,000 from four homes in the Murcia and Valencia areas have been arrested...

PAPAL VISIT: Pope Francis ‘meets’ hundreds of Catholic schoolchildren in Valencia

HUNDREDS of boys and girls from more than 70 Catholic schools throughout the Valencia region enjoyed a videocall with Pope Francis on Thursday (May...

Twin girls abandoned and looked after by brother, 9, while father worked in Valencia area orchard in Spain

A Gandia man, 66, abandoned his twin girls, aged 2, and his nine-year-old son, on a daily basis as he went to work. The Policia...

Curfew returns to ‘high-infection’ zones in new anti-COVID measures for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NIGHT curfews will return to areas of the Valencian Community that have high COVID-19 infection rates. Rising coronavirus virus cases among younger people have forced...

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...

Second-highest daily COVID-19 infection levels reported as Spain’s Costa Blanca gets ready for curfew

NEW COVID-19 cases reached over a thousand in 24 hours in the latest Valencian Community figures as the region braces itself for a night-time...

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...

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