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Fraudsters pocketed over €600,000 meant for animal charities during two years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested the administrators of a charity in Paterna (Valencia) for allegedly defrauding contributors out of over €600,000. During the last two years,...

New COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have slowest weekly growth rate in Spain

NEW CONFIRMED coronavirus cases are slowing down in the Valencian Community as official figures show that the region is doing much better compared to...

Appeal launched after man and his 96 CATS evicted from apartment on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN has been evicted from a flat in Gandia, Valencia, leaving behind 96 cats. The animal shelter S.P.A.M.A Safor and the City Council of...

Health staff to get pre-Christmas salary hike as a pandemic ‘thanks’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEALTH WORKERS in the Valencian Community will get a pre-Christmas salary rise in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic. The regional president, Ximo Puig,...

Flu jabs start early to avoid COVID-19 log jam in Spain’s Valencian Community

FLU VACCINATIONS will start on October 5 in the Valencian Community. That's a month earlier than normal to avoid issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign...

Elderly urged to take flu vaccine to avoid healthcare system ‘overload’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A region-wide campaign begins on October 5 by appointment only in order to comply with social-distancing regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic

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...

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...

Husband in Spain’s Valencia defends vicious drunken attack on wife by saying women ‘must learn respect’.

A MAN was arrested for domestic violence in Valencia after attacking his wife and partially shoving her out of a window. When Valencia Policia Local...

Village school tries to stay open in Spain’s Valencian Community by offering families a free home to get them...

A TINY village in the Valencian Community wants its primary school to stay open and is offering families free accommodation and a guarantee of...

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...

Minister in Spain’s Valencian Community may be grilled over health staff safety

VALENCIAN Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, could be quizzed in court over complaints that health workers were short of personal protection gear during the early...

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...

School class and teacher quarantined after girl gets COVID-19 in Spain’s Valencian Community

A PRIMARY school class has been quarantined after a little girl tested positive for COVID-19. It's the first such incident involving youngsters since the new...

Angry patient threatens to kill doctor in hospital emergency department in Spain’s Valencia City

AN IRATE patient at a Valencia City hospital threatened to kill a doctor and then splashed his blood on Policia Nacional agents. The 23-year-old Spaniard...

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...

Bull talk: Everyone is a winner in this non fatal bull fight in Spain’s Valencia

He parades across the dusty Vinaro bullring, chest puffed and back arched staring straight ahead into the eyes of a half tonne bull, ready...

Enraged patient assaults two female hospital doctors in Spain’s Valencia City

A MALE PATIENT at Valencia's Hospital Clinico threw a chair and attacked two female doctors on Sunday(August 30), with one of them thrown to...

‘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...

Swiss police arrest fugitive over girlfriend’s body found in car boot in Spain’s Valencia City

SWISS police have arrested the 29-year-old boyfriend of a Valencia woman, whose body was found in the boot of her car last Sunday. Janner Jiminez...

Decomposing woman’s body found in a car boot in Spain’s Valencia City

THE BODY of a 33-year-old woman was discovered in the boot of her car in Valencia City, a week after she was reported missing The...

Schools start back in Spain: Here is everything you need to know

Kids will go back to school full-time next month. From Andulcia to Valencia, regions across Spain have confirmed the news,  ending months of uncertainty for...

Man gets stabbed in the testicles in sex row in Spain’s Valencia region

AN argument over having sex took a violent turn as a 21-year-old woman stabbed her boyfriend in the testicles in the Valencian Community town...

Scores of Franco’s victims to be exhumed and given dignified burials across Spain’s Costa Blanca

VICTIMS of Spain’s notorious dictator, General Franco, are to be exhumed across the region, with a tender process for the contract recently launched. The €88,000...

Woman forced into prostitution by husband and his parents in Spain’s Valencian Community

A WOMAN was forced into prostitution by her husband and in-laws and was threatened with having her daughter taken away from her if she...

Worst weekend for new COVID-19 infections in Spain’s Valencian Community since lockdown ended in June

SPAIN'S Valencian Community has registered its biggest rise in COVID-19 cases over a weekend since the State of Alarm ended on June 21. Figures from...

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