Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Summer holiday bookings were ‘better than expected’ in Costa Blanca area of Spain

SUMMER holiday bookings in the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community were up to 30% higher than in 2020, according to Valencia's general director...

Weekend COVID-19 totals go down again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

1,733 new coronavirus infections were recorded over the weekend according to today's(August 30) pandemic figures for the Valencian Community. That compares to 2,340 new cases...

Spain’s Valencia is bang on the money

THINGS are looking up for the economy of the Valencia region. Two developments have hit the headlines just days apart from each other that suggest...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Perfect Patacona on the Valencian coast

THERE are many restaurants along the wide seafront of Valencia, but Casa Patacona is definitely a case of ‘save the best for last’. Found in...

Bioparc in Spain’s Valencia celebrates birth of highly threatened species of primate

VALENCIA’S Bioparc zoo is well and truly earning its stripes as a prime animal conservation and protection site. Just one week after carers stepped in...

COVID-19 infections fall again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE downward trend in COVID-19 cases is continuing in today's(August 27) update for the Valencian Community. 854 new infections were reported today compared to 1,119...

Lower infections and hospital admissions but ‘nothing decided’ over September COVID-19 restrictions in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE Valencian government will wait until the last minute before deciding on COVID-19 restrictions to replace current measures which end on September 6. Health Minister,...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Youth football team coach in Spain’s Valencia found in possession of 50,000 files of child porn

The children featured in his videos have also been identified, and include the accused’s godson and an underage cousin who were allegedly raped and filmed by the suspect while they were asleep and/or drugged.

Fraudster strikes again to offer bogus home rentals in Alicante Province area of Spain

A home rental scammer has struck again with new cons bringing his total number of frauds to 80. A 31-year-old man has been arrested by...

Falling COVID-19 case rates maintained in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures have fallen again on both a daily and weekly basis in the Valencian Community today(August 26). 836 new infections were reported today,...

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...

Cash-strapped nightclubs and late bars on the Costa Blanca brand summer season as a disaster in Spain

LATE bars and nightclubs in the Valencian Community say they are only generating just over a quarter of their 2019 income levels. A survey from...

COVID-19 cases continue falling across the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have recorded another drop on a week-to-week basis in the Valencian Community. 1,059 new coronavirus cases were reported today(August 25) compared to 1,290...

NICE DROP OF PORT: Spain’s Valencia leads the way in international wine exports

VALENCIA port is currently enjoying a surge in activity regarding Spanish wine exports. Over the first six months of the year, shipments leaving the regional...

Dramatic figures show teenagers dominating COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures for the Valencian Community have shown unvaccinated teenagers and young people dramatically pushing up infection rates. The region as a whole now...

COVID-19 cases continue their fall in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

POSITIVE trends are continuing with reducing COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations in the Valencian Community. The Tuesday(August 24) update from the regional health ministry declared...

Fruit fraudsters with connections to Italian mafia arrested in Spain’s Valencia

NINE alleged members of a criminal gang connected to the Italian mafia have been arrested in La Safor district (Valencia Province) for allegedly conning...

Unidentified brown stain forces closure of three beaches in Spain’s Valencia

The same experts pointed out that similar incidents have been reported along the Valencian and Catalan coastlines in previous summers, and that it is completely natural and nothing to worry about.

Weekend COVID-19 cases are 60% down on early August figures in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have recorded another weekend fall in the Valencian Community. The total, which takes in reports from Friday to Monday, has been declared today(August...

Cut-price local holidays return for Costa Blanca and Valencia residents in Spain

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70% in the Valencian Community are available again this autumn for regional residents. The Viatgem voucher scheme came in last...

FALLAS ARE GO! Monuments begin arriving at their usual locations ready to be set up for the strangest festivities...

FINALLY, more than two years later, the Fallas have returned to Valencia city. By far the region’s most characteristic and world-famous festivity, last year’s cancellation...

IN PICS: Keepers hand-rear orphaned newborn gazelle from critically-endangered species at zoo in Spain’s Valencia

A CALF of an incredibly rare gazelle species is being hand reared by keepers at Valencia’s BioParc in eastern Spain after its mother died...

Downward trend continues for new COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have recorded another week-to-week fall in the Valencian Community. Figures today(August 20) show 1,119 new cases compared to 1,439 on August 13. A fortnight...

COVID-19 cases fall by 40% in a week across the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE pushback in COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations is continuing in the Valencian Community according to regional health ministry figures. 961 new infections were reported today(August...

COVID-19 infection rate continues downward path in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

1,290 new coronavirus cases were recorded today(August 18) in the Valencian Community as COVID-19 infection rates maintain their fall. Last Wednesday, 1,629 cases were declared,...

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