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COVID-19 fall in latest infection figures from Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost half over 24 hours in Alicante Province. Latest figures released last night(September 30) by the Valencian Health Ministry...

Safe air corridors to Britain MUST open to save Benidorm’s winter tourist season, claim hotel bosses

COSTA Blanca’s largest group of hoteliers, HOSBEC, insists the Spanish government MUST open safe ‘air corridors’ with Britain and Europe. The group claims that pandemic...

Recent COVID-19 downward trend reversed in new figures for Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases rebounded upwards to 903 in the Valencian Community, according to figures released last night(September 29). That compared to the regional health ministry...

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...

Mayor in power for 30 years faces corruption quiz on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOS MONTESINOS mayor, Jose Manuel Butron, could be thrown out of office if he is found guilty of harassment, bribery, and prevarication charges. Butron has...

Top regional figure calls for ‘traffic light’ scheme to help tourism on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CALL has been made to introduce a 'traffic light' system to classify COVID-19 safety levels in Spain's tourist areas. Alicante Provincial Council president, Carlos...

New COVID-19 case rate slows down in latest figures from Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost a hundred in the latest set of figures announced today(September 25) in the Valencian Community. The regional health...

Minister extends nightlife ban on Spain’s Costa Blanca through to late October

A BAN on nightlife businesses will be extended for a further 21 days in the Valencian Community. The measure was introduced on August 18 and...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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