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Woman freed from four-month kidnap by her own husband in Spain’s Valencia

Victims of mistreatment are encouraged to telephone 016, open 24 hours a day with multiple language options and it does not register on the phone bill.

COVID-19 cases begin to reach ‘trickle-stage’ of double digits in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

NEW coronavirus cases have dipped below three figures on a Tuesday for the first time since last summer in the Valencian Community. Regional health ministry...

Gambling outlets say €129 million has been lost as the Costa Blanca and Valencia region is the only one...

GAMING businesses say that their two-month closure is affecting the future viability of 133 Valencia region companies. The claim comes from the Business Council of...

SMOKE SIGNALS: Gandia bans smoking on Nord beach due to public health and environmental reasons

Each discarded butt is said to potentially pollute thousands of litres of seawater, leading to severe damage to marine life.

To Read or Not to Read?

William Shakesbeer is Valencia’s newest English bookshop, with plans to stock craft beers in the near future. Run by Nic and Nick, the shop...

GOOD CHEER continues over falling COVID-19 numbers in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

NEW weekend cases of COVID-19 have produced another major fall according to the Valencian regional health ministry this evening(March 22). 352 new infections have been...

AN IMPRESSIVE 94% of cities and towns in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions have COVID-19 rates of below...

COVID-19 cases across the Valencian Community have reached a cumulative 14-day average of 33 cases per 100,000. The figure is even better for 508 out...

WHAT’S THE BEEF?: Negotiations under way to launch artificial meat in Spain and Europe

The debate about the suitability of this product is raging throughout the world, with supporters and detractors practically equal in numbers.

BENVINGUTS A CHINA: Plans revealed for the creation of Spain’s first Chinatown district in Valencia

There are currently an estimated 20,000 residents of Chinese origin in Valencia city.

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...

COVID-19 continues to be flushed out of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

THE latest COVID-19 infection figures from the Valencian regional health ministry have today(March 19) recorded a 50% drop based on week-to-week comparisons. Just 154 new...

SAFETY FIRST as police in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas step up COVID compliance patrols over San Jose...

POLICE have launched a major operation across the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions to ensure health rules are not being broken over the San...

COVID-19 case numbers continue to be squeezed in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

178 new COVID-19 cases were announced tonight(March 18) in the Valencian Community which on the indicative week-to-week comparison is 122 down on the total...

Slot machines can spin again in bars as gambling halls remain closed in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

SLOT machines can start spinning again in local bars across the Valencia region after a ruling from the Valencian Supreme Court(TSJ). The judges backed an...

Porn actor found guilty of murdering photographer in ritualistic ‘toad venom’ ceremony in Spain’s Valencia

A COURT in Valencia has found the veteran porn actor and film maker Nacho Vidal guilty of the murder of a professional photographer during...

JAILED: Drink driver gets three years for killing 20-year-old scooter user in Spain’s Valencia

The test gave a reading of 0.64 mg of alcohol, when the permitted maximum is 0.25.

‘BEST IN EUROPE’ as tough COVID-19 restrictions pay off for Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

THE Valencia region of Spain has within two months achieved the status of recording the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in Europe based on the...

GOOD NEWS for Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas as new COVID-19 cases rapidly decline

COVID-19 cases are continuing their steep decline in the Valencian Community with just 144 new cases reported tonight(March 17). That is 77 less than a...

HEAVY RAIN alert for Benidorm and Spain’s northern Costa Blanca region

SPAIN'S State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has issued a yellow warning of heavy showers hitting the northern Costa Blanca from 3.00 am tomorrow morning(March 18). The...

Violent home robbery gang struck across Spain’s Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol

A home robbery gang that operated across the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol has been dismantled in a major operation by the Policia...

REWARDING RECYCLING: Valencia unveils new yellow bin scheme that earns points for deposits

Reciclos is expected to be launched throughout Spain this year.

COVID-19 deaths pass the 7,000 pandemic mark in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

ANOTHER milestone has been achieved in the COVID-19 pandemic in the Valencian Community, with the death toll passing the 7,000 mark. An additional 13 fatalities...

AstraZeneca vaccine ‘fears’ delay fast-track immunisation of teachers against COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE start of COVID-19 inoculations for all teachers in the Valencia region ground to a halt within hours yesterday(March 15) of Spain suspending the...

ONION SKINS: Local brand of onions from Spain’s Valencia featured in British smash hit series on Netflix

A BRAND of onions grown in a Valencian town has become famous after appearing in British Netflix hit series Skins. The programme is a teen...

Family and friends get-togethers account for most COVID-19 outbreaks in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE vast majority of COVID-19 outbreaks in the Costa Blanca and Valencia area since last June have been down to private gatherings of families...

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