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Extra police officers called in to combat ‘botellones’ in Spain’s Valencia

ON TUESDAY the Mayor of Valencia promised to reinforce the city’s police,  following growing political pressure over the problem of mass street drinking, known...

Top court rejects ordering an ‘urgent’ reopening of bars and restaurants in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE Valencian Supreme Court(TSJ) has ruled out ordering an 'urgent' and 'immediate' reopening of hospitality businesses in the Valencian Community. Judges will now take the...

Drunk man using phone gets run over by train on Valencia level crossing in Spain

A commuter train killed a man on a level crossing at Alfafar south of Valencia City on Wednesday. Witnesses said four people in a drunken...

Buy your dream home in the Valencia area of Spain from the trusted English-speaking experts of Playa Patacona Home...

IF you ever fancied owning a beach-side home close to Valencia city centre, then real-estate agents Playa Patacona Home Services offer the professionalism you...

Farmers threatened by cheap imports use tractors to snarl up centre of Spain’s Valencia City

ANGRY farmers complaining about unfair competition caused by cheap non-EU imports took to the streets of Valencia City on Friday. Over 220 tractors led the...

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...

Weekend COVID-19 case rises are getting lower in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

6,645 new coronavirus cases were accumulated over the weekend in the Valencian Community. The total, obtained by combining regional health ministry figures for Saturday and...

DESPERATE TIMES… Ford manufacturers in Spain’s Valencia to launch stripped-down models due to global microchip shortage

This means whole batches of certain models will hit the market without facilities such as the parking assistant.

Have you spoken to your financial adviser lately?

Since the referendum in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by Brexit. Right from those early days of disbelief, to the countless anti-Brexit...

SAVE OUR COAST: Spanish ministry announces urgent project to regenerate the shoreline off Valencia’s Cullera

CULLERA (Valencia Province) will recover the historic sand dunes that dotted its shores more than 60 years ago in a bid to prevent coastal...

Little change in COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

215 new coronavirus infections were announced today(April 29) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. That's a fall of seven cases on a...

Drug traffickers arrested for shipping in cocaine to Valencia in Spain

A two-year Guardia Civil investigation has brought down a gang of cocaine importers bringing in supplies on shipping containers docking in Valencia from South...

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...

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...

Popular medieval market in Spain’s Valencia area returns at start of June

BUÑOL hosts its annual medieval market this weekend on the Paseo de San Luis with a chance to see artisan craftsmen demonstrating their wares. There'll...

Boy, 6, drowns in banned seaside swimming area as mother and brother survive in Spain’s Valencia

A boy, 6, drowned on Saturday while swimming with his mother and elder brother, 9, in a prohibited area of Canet d'en Berenguer beach...

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT: Spain’s Valencian government relaunches green agenda now COVID is stabilised

THE Valencian regional government is hoping to relaunch its green agenda now that the COVID situation is stabilised. Valencia was one of the first areas...

VILASIRA: A haven in Spain’s Valencia region to enjoy fine wines, the best local food and pampering treatments

THE 10-hectare estate of vineyards, olives and almond groves sits on the edge of the Hoces del Cabriel Natural Park at Venta del Moro...

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...

Unhappy ending for chiropractor in Valencia City

A MALE chiropractor operating in Valencia City has been arrested for sexually abusing two clients by fondling two clients in their buttocks and breasts,...

School class and teacher quarantined after girl gets COVID-19 in Spain’s Valencian Community

A PRIMARY school class has been quarantined after a little girl tested positive for COVID-19. It's the first such incident involving youngsters since the new...

Two roadside workers killed by van on Valencia area motorway in Spain

TWO roadside workers were killed and four others injured after a van ploughed into them on the AP-7 motorway at Sagunto, Valencia Province. The Guardia...

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...

FALLAS ARE GO! Monuments begin arriving at their usual locations ready to be set up for the strangest festivities...

FINALLY, more than two years later, the Fallas have returned to Valencia city. By far the region’s most characteristic and world-famous festivity, last year’s cancellation...

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