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Teenage boy in Spain’s Valencia area can’t speak after father fractures skull over not taking a shower

A teenage boy suffered three skull fractures and has lost his ability to speak, temporarily at least, after being hit by his father. The boy,...

Sleazy teenager posts social media video of little girl urinating in public street in Spain’s Valencia

A teenage pervert has been arrested in Valencia Province for recording a video of a four-year-old girl urinating in a public street. The footage was...

Landlord tries to poison female tenant after she reported him for systematic sexual abuse in Spain’s Valencia area

POLICE broke into a Sueca home to rescue a semi-conscious woman who filed a sex assault claim against her landlord, who then tried to...

Teenage dognappers demand €150 ransom from pet owner in Spain’s Valencia area

THREE teenagers tried to extort €150 from a Paterna dog owner after breaking into her house and stealing her pet. Two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old...

Two arrested in Spain accused of being part of international arms smuggling gang that shipped tanks from Ukraine to...

POLICE have arrested two men alleged to be part of a gang that smuggled arms including tanks to war-torn countries in the Middle East...

Lorry drivers charged after leaving motorcyclist to die on highway in Spain’s Valencia region

TWO lorry drivers who fled the scene of a fatal Valencia area accident in mid-February have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. One of the...

Teenager dies after eight metre fall through derelict textile factory roof in Spain’s Valencia region

A 13-year-old boy died on Tuesday evening after falling through the roof of a derelict Ontinyent textile factory in Valencia Province. His body was discovered...

Sex attacker arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after witness tricks him over his mobile phone number

A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Carcaixent, Valencia Province, was fooled into giving his mobile phone number to a witness, who...

X-rays foil plan to illegally access Spain’s health system for emergency dentistry in Valencia area

A Valencia Province man has been arrested for illegally using a friend's health card to get emergency dental treatment. The man, 30, went to hospital...

Family tragedy as mother dies trying to save young son who fell into Valencia waterfall in Spain

A mother, 37, died trying to save her five-year-old son, who drowned in a Valencia area ravine after slipping into a waterfall. The...

Bouncers accused of racism after alleged assault on Moroccan man refused entry at nightclub in Spain’s Valencia

AN investigation is underway involving bouncers of a Valencian nightclub accused of assaulting and racial abusing a Moroccan man. The Moroccan reported the incident to...

Blaze destroys €5million superyacht moored in port in Spain’s Valencia

A FIRE destroyed and sank a £5million yacht in the port of Valencia last week. The blaze was such that six separate fire crews were...

Lust for life: Iggy Pop turns 75 and announces tour dates in Spain

VETERAN rocker Iggy Pop has announced his first European tour dates in years, playing nine gigs in Spain over the summer. His first appearance will...

Twin girls abandoned and looked after by brother, 9, while father worked in Valencia area orchard in Spain

A Gandia man, 66, abandoned his twin girls, aged 2, and his nine-year-old son, on a daily basis as he went to work. The Policia...

Personal identities stolen via internet site to open bank accounts and buy online goods in Spain’s Valencia area

AN internet fraud netted a Valencia area gang over €200,000 by pinching people's personal details to open bank accounts and make online orders. Two men...

Valencia mayor joins high profile ‘lefties’ in call for peace in Ukraine

MAYOR of Valencia Joan Ribo has signed a manifesto entitled ‘Ukraine: Peace now!’ calling for an end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, along...

Nationwide home robbery gang using ‘slip method’ had operations hub on ‘luxury’ Valencia area urbanisation in Spain

FIVE members of a travelling home robbery gang, including a child, have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in the Malaga and Valencia areas...

Judge cites bouncy castle owner and two others over deaths of two girls in Spain’s Valencia area

THE owner of a bouncy castle, a supervisor, and an engineer have been summoned to appear before a judge over the deaths of two...

Pilot scheme designed to improve quality of life for elderly launched in Spain’s Valencia

A PILOT scheme aimed at offering specialist support to improve the quality of life for the elderly has been launched across the city of...

Planned tourist tax ‘driving away’ British tourists from Spain’s Costa Blanca, despite Alicante and Benidorm councils refusing to charge...

A Valencian tourist tax proposal has been slammed by an Alicante Province small business federation, despite no plans for any local council to implement...

TRAVEL SPAIN: Five really good reasons why Valencia deserves to be World Design Capital 2022

SPANISH architecture usually makes one think of a Gaudi building melting into itself. Either that or an intricate archway at the Alhambra, a honey-coloured farmhouse,...

Alicante City hotels are nearly 75% full for Easter holidays on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EASTER holiday bookings for the Alicante City area are seeing a return to levels last seen in 2019- the year before the start of...

Family called ‘troglodytes’ for using regional language at Valencia area bar in Spain

A Valencia Province bar has been accused of refusing to serve a family who wanted to order in the regional Valenciano language as opposed...

Massive stuffed animal collection with rare and extinct species worth €29 million discovered in Spain’s Valencia area

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the owner of a private taxidermy collection with more than 1,000 animals, including some that are protected or extinct...

Meet the team: Alex Trelinski, our man on the Costa Blanca

HAVING interviewed a legion of political leaders, from Tony Blair to David Cameron and Paddy Ashdown to Tony Benn, getting a comment from a...

First worldwide case of Covid in wild otter detected on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESEARCHERS in Valencia have detected what is believed to be the first case of Covid-19 in a wild river otter which was discovered dead...

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