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Venomous scorpion bites woman opening online order in Spain’s Valencian Community

A CUSTOMER was nipped by a poisonous scorpion that was in a plastic bag of online goods ordered from Chinese retailer Aliexpress. The 25-year-old victim,...

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...

Support group complains to police after autistic man was thrown off a Valencia City bus in Spain

AN autism support group has complained to the Policia Nacional and to the Valencia EMT bus company about the way a 34-year-old man was...

GET AWAY: Five suggestions for Easter travel in Spain’s Valencia region

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.

Biggest daily number of COVID-19 deaths since late April in Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 deaths have reached their largest daily figure in the Valencian Community since April 29. 14 fatalities were reported by the regional health ministry last...

Last UK fliers to Spain’s Valencia region dodge flight restrictions following discovery of new COVID-19 strain

All passengers were checked for a negative PCR test upon landing

IT’S A DOG’S LIFE: Animal welfare experts in Valencia warn that leaving pets out in the cold can lead...

LEAVING pets outside in extreme weather conditions is a crime punishable with prison, animal welfare societies in Valencia are warning. With images doing the rounds...

NO LIMITS IN SIGHT: Blind cyclist from Valencia’s Xativa to compete in 600km race through Morocco

Although he is partly there, having secured €5,000 of the necessary €11,000, Javier needs more help to realise his dream.

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca claim cancellation rise after second State of Alarm was introduced

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hoteliers claim that bookings are being cancelled after Sunday's announcement of a second State of Alarm. Alicante Province Hotel Association...

‘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...

RED MIST: African sand blankets Spain’s Mediterranean coast

Experts report that there are very few documented cases of this type.

IT’S OFFICIAL: Valencia hospitality closures extended until March

Regional president Ximo Puig finally confirmed the measure this morning after a week full of negotiations, speculation and protests

MORE CARS THAN PEOPLE: Four Valencian towns among list of 25 ‘car tax havens’ in Spain

FOUR towns in the Valencia region have become tax havens for car registration. Serratella (Castellon) has a total population of 95, but more than 10,000...

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...

SWAN’S CORNER: Time to check if you have to declare your non-Spanish assets on Form 720

SPRING is on the way and so you MUST check if you are obliged to file a 720 Declaration by the end of March...

GRAB A BROLLY: Heavy rainfall causes flooding and problems in Spain’s Castellon Province

The weekend is predicted to bring heavier rain once again from tomorrow

Alcasser killer caught in Madrid squat

The main perpetrator disappeared without trace and his whereabouts are still unknown

Rising trend of COVID-19 cases slows down in latest figures from Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 infection rates have seen a significant fall across the Valencian Community according to the latest figures released last night(November 5). The regional health...

SAVE OUR ISLANDS: Calls to protect beautiful Illes Columbretes nature reserve off Valencia coast

VALENCIAN political party Compromis is calling for greater environmental protection of the Illes Columbretes islands in Castellon Province on behalf of the central government. The...

Sick animal abuser in Spain could face up to 12 months in jail as tougher penalties come into force...

TOUGH new measures to punish sick animal abusers in Valencia could come into force following a landmark trial.  Animal welfare chiefs were left furious after...

Valencia COVID restrictions to be extended

This would extend the restrictions until at least March 1.

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...

HAPPY END OF YEAR: New Year’s Eve afternoon parties in Valencia go off without a hitch

The terraces of bars and restaurants throughout the region welcomed similar numbers of customers as any other afternoon or evening so far since the end of lockdown

Bars and restaurants will remain open as new capacity rules are announced in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY is not following other regions of Spain in closing down bars and restaurants as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise. A new...

COVID-19 cases produce a modest underlying rise as Easter ‘effect’ is monitored in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

83 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Valencian Community today(April 13) according to the regional health ministry. It's 40 more than a week ago...

Elderly bus passenger in the money after breaking hip in Spain’s Valencia City

A VALENCIA City bus passenger who broke her hip when the bus made a sudden manoeuvre will get €47,340 in compensation. The EMT bus company...

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