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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...

EARPIECE RUSE to help non-Spanish speaking candidate pass his written driving test in Valencia region

TWO men have been arrested in the Valencia region over an elaborate technical ruse to help one of them cheat in a written driving...

COVID QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Valencian experts clarify doubts about new coronavirus strains in Spain

LEADING Valencian immunologists have issued a list of 12 clarifications about the new coronavirus strains in an attempt to shed some light on what...

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.

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

Balearic Islands among regions of Spain removed from coronavirus risk list by Germany

GERMAN travellers will now be able to visit some regions of Spain without the need for quarantine on their return, authorities in Berlin announced...

Valencia man gets nine years for raping teenage daughters in family home

The convicted rapist admitted to sexually assaulting his two daughters when they were 12 and 13 years old

No Way San Jose: Spain’s bans travel over Father’s Day bank holiday weekend

SPAIN has banned travel between regions over the March 19th long weekend, a bank holiday for Father’s Day that is observed in some, but...

Does Your Financial Adviser Manage Your Pension or Investment In The Best Way Possible?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Chorus Financial strive to offer the best Investment Management in Spain, basing our client portfolios on...

WELCOME TO TREE CITY: Valencia’s Gandia earns international award for its trees and gardens

GANDIA has been officially named ‘Tree City of the World’ by the United Nations (UN). The capital of La Safor district (Valencia Province) currently has...

THE WHITE STUFF: Three men arrested while trying to ‘rescue’ 300 kilos of cocaine at Valencia port

THREE men have been arrested for attempting to recover 300 kilos of cocaine from Valencia port. The suspects were detained as they tried to break...

Former Valencia soldier stabs ex-partner six times in the street in broad daylight on the morning of International Women’s...

A 51-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to stab his ex-partner to death in the street in broad daylight in Massamagrell (Valencia). The...

PURPLE WAVE: International Women’s Day events go ahead in Valencia city despite COVID

NEITHER the coronavirus nor the rain that fell on most of the Valencian Community yesterday (March 8) could put a damper on this year’s...

SURF’S UP: Valencian health experts issue guidelines to avoid a ‘fourth wave’ of COVID infections

The consensus is that the best option is to keep everything on hold for as long as possible to allow the vaccination campaign to take hold.

SUNNY OUTLOOK as Spain’s top power provider unveils first solar plant projects in Valencian Community

ENERGY company Iberdrola is to build its first three solar energy power plants in the Valencian Community costing €235 million. Two of the new facilities...

FOCUS: How a British woman in Spain who lacked the confidence to talk about politics became a leading campaigner

LIKE many Brits, Sue Wilson moved to Spain with the expectation of a quiet retirement in the sun. But when the Brexit referendum produced...

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