Teenage prostitute goes missing in Valencia

Three street prostitutes have been murdered in the Valencia area over the last year and a half.

BLOWN OUT AGAIN: Valencia’s Fallas cancelled for second consecutive year due to COVID

THE world-famous Fallas festivities in Valencia have been cancelled again this year due to COVID-19. City mayor Joan Ribo made the dreaded – but expected...

EYE IN THE SKY: A helicopter and drones to reinforce local lockdowns in the Valencia region

TOWNS and cities throughout the Valencian Community that are currently under municipal lockdown could begin using helicopters and drones to control access points. So far,...

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...

IT’S A DOG’S LIFE: Animal welfare experts in Valencia warn that leaving pets out in the cold can lead...

LEAVING pets outside in extreme weather conditions is a crime punishable with prison, animal welfare societies in Valencia are warning. With images doing the rounds...

Valencia region leads industrial recovery in Spain

THE Valencia region is spearheading the gradual recovery of industry in Spain following the COVID-inflicted crash. Led by the energy sector, the Valencian Community registered...

The Great Wall of Castellon

Work began 20 years ago, and the wall currently measures two kilometres long by up to 2.5 metres high at some points.

Police officer in Valencia’s Castellon busted for drink-driving and escaping from his colleagues

A LOCAL police officer from Castellon city has been arrested for allegedly driving while over the limit and escaping a breathalyser test by his...

FROM SILICON VALLEY TO THE CONVENT: Leading Valencian entrepreneur gives everything up to become a closed order nun

A 36-YEAR-OLD technological entrepreneur from Valencia who launched a hugely successful start-up company in the US’ Silicon Valley has given it all up to...

Valencian government to pass new law regulating holiday lets

The decree is aimed at regulating the tourism accommodation market and weeding out illegal practices.

Snow forces school closures as Valencia’s Castellon Province is put on orange alert

THE storm known as Filomena that is currently sweeping Spain landed in Castellon Province today (Thursday January 7), forcing several schools to close their...

A RIGHT ROYAL COCK-UP: Three Kings parade in Valencia draws large crowds despite COVID clampdown

DESPERATE attempts by Valencia city hall to keep the exact schedule of the Kings parade on Tuesday (January 5) evening secret to prevent crowds...

Spurs star to make a move to Valencia

TOTTENHAM Hotspur star Harry Winks could sign for Valencia CF on loan, it has emerged this week. The 24-year-old midfielder has grown frustrated with his...

Bars and restaurants in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca and across Valencian Community slam enforced early closing times

TWO leading hospitality associations in the Valencian Community have branded new closing times as a 'coup'. Bars and restaurants will have to stop service from...

BABIES WANTED: 73 towns and villages in Spain’s Valencia region register no births over a whole year

THAT natality rates in Spain have been dropping alarmingly over the last few years is no longer a secret. Fears over who will pay the...

BRRR! Winter lands with a bang in Spain’s Valencia region

Today (January 2), the mercury was expected to continue falling throughout the region

HAPPY END OF YEAR: New Year’s Eve afternoon parties in Valencia go off without a hitch

The terraces of bars and restaurants throughout the region welcomed similar numbers of customers as any other afternoon or evening so far since the end of lockdown

THE FALL OF FRANCO: Valencia Guardia Civil remove fascist symbols from city barracks

Shields had previously been taken down from schools, churches, and army headquarters

Paedophile coach in Valencia convicted to 223 years in prison

A 24-YEAR-OLD football coach in Valencia has been sentenced to 223 years in prison for sexually abusing 26 children aged 11 to 14. This is...

Countryside holiday homes all booked up for New Year’s Eve in Valencia’s Castellon

Eight out of every 10 'casas rurales' throughout the province are fully booked for tomorrow

DARLING BUDS OF NAY: Valencia region heads ranking of abandoned farmland in Spain

There are currently 162,902 hectares of crops standing empty and unused

Man with links to Daesh arrested in Valencia’s Castellon after threatening passers-by with a large machete

A search of his home revealed many electronic devices that are being analysed by anti-terrorist experts.

Valencia police fine 56 people for breaking Christmas Eve COVID curfew

Local Citizen Protection councillor Aarón Cano highlighted the ‘exemplary’ behaviour of the vast majority of residents

GOING GREEN: Valencia region to pass law forcing shops to sell and collect reusable drinks containers

By the end of 2023, at least 10% of cans and bottles on sale at stores must be apt for their reintroduction into circulation

Teleworking? Make sure you check the tax implications of working remotely In Valencia

REMOTE working has increased considerably during the COVID-19 crisis.   Aided by new technology, it is presented as a good way to reduce the costs of...

Intelligent bins to reward recycling in Valencia province

An IT system will be fitted to the containers that will open after reading an ID card or code and measure the amount of refuse generated by each household over a year,