Thursday, September 23, 2021

Valencia

Late bars and nightclubs on Spain’s Costa Blanca could get a major shot in the arm next month

NIGHTLIFE businesses might get extended opening hours in the Valencian Community next month. Valencian president, Ximo Puig, today(August 18) opened the door to changes if...

Valencia University among the best in Spain according to international ranking system

VALENCIA University (UV) is one of the best in Spain. This year’s report by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the main international higher...

COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continue falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FIGURES are trending positively as new COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations continue to fall in the Valencian Community. New coronavirus cases today(August 17) totalled 765 infections,...

Health staff try to contact non-mobile phone owners to arrange COVID-19 vaccinations in Costa Blanca area of Spain

HEALTH centres are chasing after 80,000 Valencian Community residents without mobile phone access and therefore have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Appointment dates have been...

Spain’s Valencia region is cheapest in the country for coastal holiday homes

Property market experts believe international demand will pick up again and return to pre-COVID levels once the pandemic passes.

ACCESSIBLE BEACHES: Holidaymakers with reduced mobility can enjoy sea and sand at 87 points along the coast of Spain’s...

THERE are currently 87 accessible beaches for people with reduced mobility and functional diversity throughout the Valencia region. Up to 46 towns and cities have...

Sudden 80 kph gust of hot wind knocks over large Ferris wheel in Spain’s Gandia

Further north in Castellon, another thermic blowout pushed temperatures above 42ºC… at 2 am on Sunday morning.

Weekend COVID-19 cases fall by over a quarter in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections recorded another significant drop in the Valencian Community according to figures released today(August 16). The slight caveat is that part of the fall...

Angry Costa Blanca bar and restaurant groups in Spain plan court case over ‘abusive’ COVID-19 restrictions

THREE Costa Blanca hospitality associations are to take the Valencian government to court over its COVID-19 restrictions. The ALROA, CEOH and ARA groups claim that...

WHEN CHANGE IS NOT GOOD: UN report highlights climate change threat faced by Spain’s Valencia region

LARGER forest fires, more torrential downpours, flooding, droughts, heatwaves, severe coastal erosion and acidification of the sea await the Valencia region if carbon dioxide...

Cancerous pesticide found recently in ice creams also detected in wide range of food products

And India is not the only producing country where these ingredients have been sourced, as they have also been traced to the Dominican Republic, Uganda, Turkey, Ethiopia… and the UK.

Good news as COVID-19 cases carry on falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have fallen on both a daily and weekly basis in the Valencian Community. Regional health ministry figures today(August 13) report 1,439 new cases. That's...

Ryanair apologises for forcing COVID test on autistic boy ahead of flight home from Spain’s Valencia

AN AUTISTIC boy flying home from a holiday in Spain was left ‘petrified’ after being forced to take a COVID test upon boarding a...

COVID-19 curfews to be extended to even more popular tourist spots on Spain’s Costa Blanca from next week

JUDGES have backed a night curfew extension request from the Valencian government which will see more Costa Blanca holiday spots added to it. The current...

COVID-19 case figures fall again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

CORONAVIRUS cases are maintaining their downward trajectory according to today's(August 12) figures for the Valencian Community. 1,593 infections were reported today, compared to 2,073 cases...

RED ALERT: Access closed to mountain and forest areas throughout Spain’s Valencia region to prevent fires during heatwave

The Generalitat officially announced the drastic and unprecedented decision today in an effort to prevent a repeat of the severe forest fires that have destroyed Greece and Turkey.

HEATWAVE: Weather warnings issued across most of Spain as temperatures soar to 44ºC

SPAIN'S meteorological agency AEMET has issued weather warnings in fourteen regions across Spain as a heatwave, dubbed Lucifer, takes its stifling grip on the...

Downward COVID-19 case figures continue in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infection rates are continuing to fall in the Valencian Community according to today's(August 11) figures from the regional health ministry. 1,629 new cases were...

Bogus prostitution gang made violent threats to extort cash from ‘clients’ across Spain

THREE blackmailers have been arrested for extorting money out of people who thought they had arranged a hook-up with a prostitute. The meetings never happened...

Young man arrested in Spain’s Valencia for physically assaulting own mother for two years

A 23-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in Silla (Valencia) for allegedly mistreating his 60-year-old mother repeatedly over the last two years. The victim finally reported...

COVID-19 curfews set to run into September in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NIGHT curfews are set to continue until early September in most of the affected 77 Valencian Community municipalities. The Valencian government made a formal...

COVID-19 cases fall by over 40% in a week across the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE trend of falling coronavirus infections stepped up another gear today(August 10) in the Valencian Community with a 40% drop in new cases over...

Second chance for people who missed COVID-19 vaccine dates in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE Valencian Community is launching a new push to get residents vaccinated who missed their appointments to get immunised against COVID-19. The regional Health Ministry...

First ‘real’ heatwave of the summer predicted for Spain’s Valencia region this week

THE Valencia region is bracing itself for what is predicted to be, somewhat surprisingly, the first real heatwave of the summer. Despite the usual high...

Teenagers stopped from lynching another for sexual assault in Spain’s Valencia

A GROUP of teenagers had to be stopped by the police as they chased an alleged sex offender through an urbanisation on the outskirts...

Forest fire forces evacuation of 160 residents in Spain’s Valencia Province

THE first major forest fire in the Valencia region this summer forced the evacuation of 160 residents in La Safor (Valencia Province) over the...

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