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Local restrictions set to be introduced in COVID-19 ‘outbreak’ areas of Spain’s Valencian Community

THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY is set to introduced localised restrictions to combat outbreaks of COVID-19 in the region. Despite the area having the lowest infection rates...

Major outbreaks cause upward rebound in COVID-19 cases across Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 case rates in Alicante Province have seen the biggest spike since September 24. The latest figures released by the Valencian Health Ministry on...

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...

Spain’s Costa Blanca sees lowest new COVID-19 case figures since August

DRAMATIC falls in new coronavirus cases have been reported in Alicante Province and the rest of the Valencian Community, as other parts of Spain...

‘Serious’ injuries as railing gives way at an urbanisation on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE PEOPLE were seriously injured when a railing gave way at a Denia urbanisation. The injuries were caused when a group were leaning on the...

Weekend COVID-19 new case figures stabilise across Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases have averaged around 200 for the third straight weekend in Alicante Province. Valencian Health Ministry statistics released this afternoon(October 12) showed that...

Dinosaur eggs among illegal shipment of 4,000 fossils seized at Spain’s Port of Valencia

A HUGE shipment of stolen fossils was seized as it landed in the Port of Valencia. In all, 4000 pieces described as having ‘great paleontological...

Rebound reported in new COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 case rates have gone up in Alicante Province after a series of steady falls. Figures from the Valencian Health Ministry released last night(October...

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...

Spain’s Costa Blanca continues to buck national trend as new COVID-19 cases fall

NEW COVID-19 cases have shown another fall in Alicante Province and across the Valencian Community. The figures continue to counter big upward trends seen across...

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...

Lidl lands in hot water with Valencian rice producers over ‘deceptive’ claims

VALENCIAN rice growers are calling for a comprehensive inquiry into possible food fraud on the aisles of Lidl.   The German supermarket has landed itself in...

Spanish language group declares war over scrapping of town name on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PETITION has been launched by a national Spanish-language group to stop Villajoyosa on the Costa Blanca being called by just its Valencian name...

Woman who fell on pavement due to mulberry tree berries loses payout bid in Spain’s Valencia City

A WOMAN has lost her bid to get €20,000 in compensation after she slipped on a pavement covered with fallen berries. The case was rejected...

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...

Romanian robbers charged with 39 crimes involving foreign tourists parked at motorway service areas in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A ROMANIAN robbery gang has been arrested after targeting tourists parked up at service areas on the AP-7 motorway in the Valencian Community and...

New COVID-19 cases go down over first weekend of October on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases in Alicante Province showed a slight fall last weekend compared to the last weekend in September. Figures from the Valencian Health Ministry...

COVID-19 fall in latest infection figures from Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost half over 24 hours in Alicante Province. Latest figures released last night(September 30) by the Valencian Health Ministry...

Safe air corridors to Britain MUST open to save Benidorm’s winter tourist season, claim hotel bosses

COSTA Blanca’s largest group of hoteliers, HOSBEC, insists the Spanish government MUST open safe ‘air corridors’ with Britain and Europe. The group claims that pandemic...

Recent COVID-19 downward trend reversed in new figures for Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases rebounded upwards to 903 in the Valencian Community, according to figures released last night(September 29). That compared to the regional health ministry...

Cautious optimism as new COVID-19 cases slow down on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE RATE of new COVID-19 cases is falling in Alicante Province according to the latest data supplied by the Valencian Health Ministry. Figures announced last...

Mayor in power for 30 years faces corruption quiz on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOS MONTESINOS mayor, Jose Manuel Butron, could be thrown out of office if he is found guilty of harassment, bribery, and prevarication charges. Butron has...

Top regional figure calls for ‘traffic light’ scheme to help tourism on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CALL has been made to introduce a 'traffic light' system to classify COVID-19 safety levels in Spain's tourist areas. Alicante Provincial Council president, Carlos...

New COVID-19 case rate slows down in latest figures from Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost a hundred in the latest set of figures announced today(September 25) in the Valencian Community. The regional health...

Minister extends nightlife ban on Spain’s Costa Blanca through to late October

A BAN on nightlife businesses will be extended for a further 21 days in the Valencian Community. The measure was introduced on August 18 and...

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...

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‘SAFETY FIRST’ as nurses in Spain’s Valencia region tell Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients to report persistent serious side-effects

A Valencia region nursing body has asked people getting Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines to visit their medical centre if they get persistent adverse...