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British man left stranded at Valencia airport after dog ate his passport

We've all used the 'my dog ate my homework' excuse before. But I don’t think this British man ever thought he’d need to pull that...

Bogus quick loan website scammed victims out of €500,000 in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

A fake website offering fast money loans with no background checks scammed 86 people out of €500,000 in the Valencian Community in over 100...

Travel beyond the city to hidden gems: Pau’s special guide to Valencia

A NEW travel agency opening in Valencia is hoping to give travellers to the region unforgettable experiences. Beyond Valencia Trips is a new agency that...

Man is shot and tasered during hoax meeting to steal his watch in Spain’s Valencia

FOUR men have been denied bail after trying to kill a man who went to an Oliva house in Valencia Province to buy a...

Judge gets tough probing music festival stage collapse in Spain’s Valencia which killed a man

A judge investigating the collapse of a Valencia area music festival stage in August has ordered the appearance of a solicitor acting for the...

Spain’s Valencia beaten by Marseille in battle for 2022 European Capital of Innovation award

VALENCIA has failed to become the 2022 European Capital of Innovation after it was beaten by Marseille. The announcement was made during an awards ceremony...

Robbers with base in Spain’s Valencia plundered at least 40 homes across seven provinces

SEVEN people have been arrested for robbing at least 40 homes across Spain- netting money and valuables worth around €800,000. The Albanian gang based themselves...

Mask appeal to reduce hospital admissions in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

VALENCIAN Health Minister, Miguel Minguez, wants people to wear masks in certain situations to reduce hospital admissions at a traditionally busy time of the...

Emergency call centre gets 15,000 animal welfare-related calls in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

THE emergency 112 phone line in the Valencian Community received 15,000 calls about animal welfare including pets and protected species in the first 10...

British man with suitcase full of drugs gets caught at Spain’s Valencia Airport

A British man, 38, has been arrested at Valencia Airport for trying to smuggle drugs onto a Balearic Islands-bound flight. The Brit was charged with...

Children travelling from wartorn Ukraine for Christmas holiday break in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia

A coachload of Ukraine children arrives in Valencia on Thursday to spend a peaceful and safe Christmas holiday with local families. 54 youngsters aged between...

Robbers use convoy of rented vehicles in warehouse robberies across Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR men have been arrested by the Policia Nacional for robbing eight industrial warehouses in Alicante Province and three premises in the Valencia and...

Man stuffs blanket down girlfriend’s mouth and points gun at her in Spain’s Valencia

A Spaniard, 24, has been jailed after threatening his girlfriend with a gun and trying to suffocate her in front of their nine-month-old son...

Horse meat gang banked €4.5 million by selling sick animals from Valencia farm in Spain

A joint Guardia Civil and Europol operation has dismantled a criminal gang that illegally marketed horses to be slaughtered for meat that was not...

Booze bust with over 20,000 bottles missing tax labels seized from Costa Blanca distillery in Spain

AN Alicante Province distillery and warehouse has been raided and 20,231 bottles of wine seized for not having official tax seals on them. It followed...

Valencia’s largest ever bust nets entire roomful of 5.5 tonnes of cocaine

Valencia has set a new - if unwelcome - record for its largest ever seizure of cocaine.  A staggering 5.5 tonnes of Colombia’s finest -...

Spain’s Valencia gets into seasonal spirit with Christmas light switch-on this Friday

VALENCIA'S Christmas lights will be switched on this Friday(December 2) at 7.00 pm. All of the lighting is 100% LED technology and will be illuminated...

Teenage children threaten young victims with gun during street thefts in Spain’s Valencia

TWO children aged 15 and 17 have been charged with a series of violent robberies after threatening victims with a gun in Valencia. The thefts...

Man jailed for 54 years for trying to kill stepdaughter and five others in Valencia house fire in Spain

A man has been jailed for 54 years on six counts of attempted murder after setting fire to an apartment in the Cabanyal ...

Home sales reach levels not seen since 2007 in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOME sales in the Valencian Community in the third quarter of 2022 have reached levels not seen since before the bursting of the real...

Motorists brake to avoid drunk mum with two children illegally crossing roads in Spain’s Valencia

A drunken mother with two children in a stroller caused problems in Valencia on Saturday after crossing roads with red traffic lights- forcing motorists...

New specialist diabetes care units to open across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

EIGHT specialist diabetic day care units will be set up across the Valencian Community in 2023. The first will open in February and will be...

What Spain needs to solve worrying shortage of nurses

Spain is battling a concerning shortage of nurses and experts in the field have pointed out what is needed to solve the crisis. Spain...

Tourist tax with little support gets voted in for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A controversial tourist tax has been approved by the Valencian parliament permitting local councils across the region to impose a levy on accommodation. The tax...

Thousands of illegally-built rural properties can be licensed in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW Valencian Community licenses have been introduced to help owners of rural homes built without appropriate permission prior to new 2014 planning laws. An estimated...

Man is left severely injured after being shot in the leg in Paterna, Valencia

A 56-year-old man has been left severely injured after being shot in the leg in Paterna, Valencia. The event took place at around 20:45 pm...

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