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Furious man drags hospital nurse by her hair along emergency area floor in Spain’s Valencian Community

AN ANGRY man assaulted a nurse at a Valencian hospital last Saturday(October 17) after he was told that a family member had died. The attack...

BREAKING: Spain’s Costa Blanca to get night-time curfew ‘as soon as possible’.

VALENCIAN President, Ximo Puig, has today(October 22) told trade unions, business leaders and political parties that a night-time curfew will be introduced 'as soon...

Alicante mayor is puzzled over pandemic curfew proposal for Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROMINENT Costa Blanca mayor says that he is 'puzzled' over a Valencian government suggestion to impose a night-time curfew to combat the spread...

New COVID-19 case figures are halved within a day in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE latest COVID-19 infection rates announced last night(October 21) for the Valencian Community have seen a big drop after Tuesday's record daily total. The regional...

Big changes coming to struggling shopping complex on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A STRUGGLING shopping centre in Alicante's port area is become a major business complex employing up to a thousand people. Plans to give the Panoramis...

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...

Ryanair introduces four new services as it claims ‘big domestic demand’ in Spain

LOW COST carrier Ryanair is launching four new domestic routes in Spain this December while cutting back its pan-European services due to the pandemic. The...

Third teenager in group rape assault within three weeks in Spain’s Valencia Province

THREE people have been arrested over an alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Gandia. It's the third group rape of a teenager in...

Economic woe as billions of Euros disappear from Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist industry in Spain

TOURIST INCOME has collapsed by 70 per cent across the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community during the first nine months of 2020 due to...

Big overall weekend rise in new Covid-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 case rates between Friday evening and Monday night registered a total of 1,124 infections in Valencian Community according to the latest report...

Benidorm hosts launch of annual British Legion Poppy Appeal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE 2020 launch of the Royal British Legion(Spain North) Poppy Appeal was held behind closed doors in Benidorm last Friday(October 16). In contrast to the...

People living on Spain’s Costa Blanca can get up to 70 per cent off a local holiday

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70 per cent for Valencian Community residents will be available from tomorrow(October 20). The Viatgem voucher scheme aims to boost...

Lack of UK players gets golf courses on Spain’s Costa Blanca calling for tourist branding to get EU grants

STRUGGLING Costa Blanca golf courses that depend on foreign players to stay in business are calling for the sport to be classified as a...

Praise from British councillor on Spain’s Costa Blanca results in a trip to Madrid

BRITISH councillor, Darren Parmenter, got a recent surprise when he was asked to meet top officials at Spain's Migrations department in Madrid. Darren, 59, had...

Restrictions return from midnight for two cities on Spain’s Costa Blanca to stop COVID-19 rise

RESTRICTIONS to counter the recent spike in COVID-19 cases will be introduced in two areas of Alicante Province from midnight tonight. Valencian health minister, Ana...

COVID-19 cases and outbreaks continue to rise in Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases are continuing to climb in Alicante Province in contrast to lower figures at the start of the week. The Thursday(October 15) update...

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...

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