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Child, 9, suffers fatal cardiac arrest following fire in Spain’s Valencia

A girl, 9, died on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest caused by inhaling smoke during a Valencia City fire. The youngster passed away in...

TRAVEL SPAIN: Five destinations to explore inland from the Costa Blanca

Travellers this Easter are advised that the regional Generalitat government has launched police checks at popular outing and picnic sites in inland and coastal areas to ensure that all anti-COVID measures are being observed.

Summer learning with Shackleton school in Valencia

WITH summer just around the corner it is time to plan on how to ensure your children stay busy, have fun and don’t fall...

Boy, 6, drowns in banned seaside swimming area as mother and brother survive in Spain’s Valencia

A boy, 6, drowned on Saturday while swimming with his mother and elder brother, 9, in a prohibited area of Canet d'en Berenguer beach...

First monkeypox case detected in Spain’s Valencia region

THE first case of monkeypox has been identified in the Valencian Community. Regional health chiefs said on Monday that it was a case in Castellon...

Man tries to strangle health centre receptionist in Valencia area of Spain

TWO Gandia health centre receptionists were attacked by a man who walked in and started to insult them. The man appeared at the Beniopa centre...

Tap water had toxin levels up to 1,000 times over safety limit on Valencia region industrial estate in Spain

A Castellon Province waste management factory owner is being investigated over a poisonous discharge that forced drinking water supplies to be cut off for...

Weekly Market Roundup

Weekly Market News - 16/05/2022 Stock markets had another rough week with some very choppy moves on concerns over monetary tightening to combat high inflation...

Businesses will get public money to introduce four-day working week in Spain’s Valencia region

GRANTS of up to €200,000 per company will be offered as an incentive for Valencian Community businesses to move some of their staff onto...

Soggy days: Valencia just experienced the rainiest spring on record

VALENCIA has recorded its wettest Spring on record. Some municipalities in the region have registered up to 37 days of rain so far.. Even if not...

Valencia street to be renamed to honour cartoonist killed by Franco during Spain’s dictatorship 

VALENCIA city is to name a street after famous cartoon artist Carlos Gomez Carrera, also known as ´Bluff´, who was shot after lampooning fascist...

Boy, 12, dies in Spain’s Valencia after playing with friends on balcony and falling onto concrete patio

A boy, 12, died from his injuries at Valencia's La Fe Hospital on Thursday, after falling from a fourth floor balcony in Algemesi. The youngster...

Thieves puncture car tyres in distraction burglary con at motorway service areas in Spain’s Valencia region

TWO people have been arrested for robbing motorists at AP-7 motorway service areas in Castellon Province. Tyres were deliberately punctured to set up distraction thefts. The...

Expat Clinic in Valencia: A new clinic for expats in the Valencia Community

In recent years, the number of  English-speaking  people living in the Valencia Community continues to grow. It is clear therefore, that we need more ...

MAPPED: Spain breaks record with most blue flag beaches in the world

SPAIN has once again kept its position at the top as the nation with the highest number of blue flag beaches in the world. Valencia...

Refrigerated lorries had special hidden compartments to conceal drugs exported from Spain’s Valencia to France

A Valencia Province gang ran a major drugs export business taking supplies to France on refrigerated lorries owned by one their group members. 11 people...

Donald Duck run over and seriously injured by children’s train at Valencia area fair in Spain

A man impersonating Donald Duck suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries after getting run over by a children's train ride at Alaquas fair in...

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

Traffickers lured women to Spain with bogus job offers but forced them into prostitution at Valencia area flats

A gang that brought over women from Columbia with promises of legal jobs in Spain, but used them instead as prostitutes, has been brought...

Brewery in Spain’s Valencia produces Ukraine solidarity beer that insults Vladimir Putin

A Valencian microbrewery is selling a new craft beer called 'F---ing Putin' to show its solidarity with the Ukraine people in the wake of...

No room at the inn for Madrid disabled group snubbed over hotel booking in Spain’s Valencia region

A Valencia Province seaside hotel faces being reported to the Prosecutor’s Office over its refusal to accommodate a group of disabled people. The Hotel Gandia...

Furious father punches physiotherapist caught sexually abusing disabled daughter, 2, in Spain’s Valencia area

A physiotherapist has been arrested in Torrent for sexually assaulting a two-year-old girl suffering with cerebral palsy. Her parents heard her screaming from the room...

La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

‘Dark Web’ pornographic postings by Valencia man who sexually abused two girls for years in Spain

POLICE have arrested a Valencia man who abused two girls for a decade and uploaded images of them to the 'Dark Web'. Policia Nacional cybercrime...

Tourist pickpocket had over €50,000 of stolen goods stashed away in Valencia house in Spain

A tourist pickpocket operating in Valencia was found to have over €50,000 of stolen goods at his home. The 39-year-old thief was well known to...

Dog sniffs out British woman with large suitcase of marijuana at Spain’s Valencia airport flying to London

A British woman, 46, has been arrested at Valencia's Manises airport for trying to fly out with 15 kilos of marijuana in her suitcase. Two...

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