Saturday, April 17, 2021

Valencia

Man is sued for being gay nine years after separation in Spain’s Valencia City

A MAN who split from his wife in 2011 is now being sued by her for being gay when they got married. Javi Vilalta's ex-partner...

BREAKING: Hospitality workers and business owners protest outside regional government HQ in Valencia

AN estimated 200 employees and business owners within the hospitality sector are at this moment protesting outside the regional government headquarters in Valencia city. Angry...

Valencia tourism board launches campaign to attract Chinese visitors

THE Valencian tourism board has launched an intensive campaign to attract Chinese visitors to the region. Planned to coincide with Chinese New Year tomorrow (February...

Alcasser killer caught in Madrid squat

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

More days for festive curfew reductions but less time in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE Valencian Community, which includes the Costa Blanca, is to get six days of curfew time relaxations over the festive period. That's three more days...

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...

COVID-19 cases fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca 24 hours after hitting biggest total in a month

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community have gone down today(April 9) both on a weekly and a day-to-day basis. The health...

Valencia’s oldest drive-in cinema under threat thanks to Spain’s COVID-19 curfew

A cultural landmark in the Valencian town of Denia has issued a plea to the local government for help as the impending summer equinox...

Have you spoken to your financial adviser lately?

Since the referendum in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by Brexit. Right from those early days of disbelief, to the countless anti-Brexit...

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...

SAFETY FIRST as police in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas step up COVID compliance patrols over San Jose...

POLICE have launched a major operation across the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions to ensure health rules are not being broken over the San...

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...

‘Several days’ of home alone for abandoned six-year-old boy in Spain’s Valencia City

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was left home alone for several days by his parents in a Valencian Community town, according to the Policia Nacional. Agents were...

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...

WELCOME TO ‘MANHATTAN’: Plans for mega development complex in Valencia’s Cullera to go ahead despite court setback

THE highly controversial development known as ‘Manhattan’ will finally go ahead as planned in Cullera (Valencia Province) despite a court sentence against it. Now 17...

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...

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: More than 300 nightclubs and discos in Spain’s Valencian Community up for sale

THE Valencian Community has always been famous for its nightlife and party spirit, dating back to the infamous Ruta del bakalao techno craze in...

‘BEST IN EUROPE’ as tough COVID-19 restrictions pay off for Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

THE Valencia region of Spain has within two months achieved the status of recording the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in Europe based on the...

Curfew set to come to Spain’s Costa Blanca as daily record is set for new COVID-19 cases.

A DAILY record of 1,318 new COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community has spurred on the regional government to propose introducing a midnight to...

Earthquakes continue daily across eastern and southern Spain

SINCE Sunday, November 1, Spain’s southern and eastern coasts have seen two dozen earthquakes. This morning, one of the strongest quakes this week was felt...

Hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca plead for local tax cuts to help them through crisis

A LEADING Costa Blanca hotel association says local councils are not doing enough to help its members through the current crisis caused by the...

Battle of the paellas in world showdown over Spain’s famous dish in Valencia

ONE of Spain's most traditional dishes will be served up this Sunday(September 20) as World Paella Day will be celebrated for the third year...

Killer blaze takes young boy’s life as family are trapped on apartment block stairwell in Spain’s Valencia City

A three-year-boy has died in a fire in a Valencia City apartment block after he and his family were trapped in the blaze. The fire...

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...

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.

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...

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