Valencia is open says tourism chief

By Eugene Costello VALENCIA remains open for visitors, with COVID restrictions more relaxed than most other regions, insists tourist chiefs. The city has been praised by...

Fraud quiz starts into contract for COVID-19 emergency hospitals in Spain’s Valencian Community

INVESTIGATORS are probing the way a contract was handed out this year to run three emergency field hospitals in the Valencian Community. The Valencian Antifraud...

Buses burnt to a crisp in big fire at depot in Spain’s Valencia City

16 BUSES in the Valencia City EMT fleet were destroyed in a blaze at the company's San Isidro depot. EMT said that ten other damaged...

WATCH: Dramatic drone footage of Spain’s most wanted being arrested near Barcelona after 8 years in hiding

AN alleged murderer who was living in hiding for eight years has been arrested in Barcelona. Dramatic drone footage shows the capture of the suspect...

Official announcement made over Xmas hospitality opening and curfew relaxations in Spain’s Valencian Community

SPAIN'S Valencian Community, including the Costa Blanca, will see bars and restaurants able to stay open until 1.00am over four nights of the festive...

New COVID-19 cases continue downward spiral on Costa Blanca but are rising again in Spain’s Valencia area

NEW COVID-19 cases are continuing to fall on the Costa Blanca area, but the overall Valencian Community figure has shown an increase over seven...

Woman cheats death as she falls through balcony floor in Spain’s Valencia City

A 62-YEAR-OLD Valencia City resident suffered the shock of her life when she walked onto her apartment balcony and fell through the floor. The woman,...

Snow danger on Granada to Murcia and Valencia highway

STORM Dora, which has brought miserable weather to the much of western Europe has hit southern Spain. Drivers trying to cross the Sierra Nevada to...

Elderly bus passenger in the money after breaking hip in Spain’s Valencia City

A VALENCIA City bus passenger who broke her hip when the bus made a sudden manoeuvre will get €47,340 in compensation. The EMT bus company...

Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds, QROPs, SIPPs – do you really know what they’re costing you?

John (I’ve changed his name for the sake of this article) wanted a second opinion on an investment plan he had set up when...

Nightlife businesses in areas like Benidorm to reopen next week after long closure in Spain’s Valencian Community

NIGHTLIFE businesses will be able to resume trading next week during the day in the Valencian Community. Late bars and clubs were forced to close...

More days for festive curfew reductions but less time in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE Valencian Community, which includes the Costa Blanca, is to get six days of curfew time relaxations over the festive period. That's three more days...

Spain’s smallest pub is in Valencia

UNABLE to have his regular Friday night down the boozer during lockdown, expat Conor Wilde hit on a novel idea for this one –...

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...

Barcelona: new jack city?

EXCLUSIVE: BY EUGENE COSTELLO A BRITISH businessman and his wife have been robbed in a car-jacking incident in Spain by criminals posing as ‘good Samaritans’,...

Bottom of the class

SPAIN ranks worst among all EU countries when it comes to learning English, a new report has found. The country has swapped bottom place with...

Are you a ‘Swallow’ or do you actually ‘live’ in Spain? What does Brexit mean for you from January...

The term ‘Swallow’ is used to describe a certain type of Brit we find here in Spain. I first heard it used by the...

Border closure on Spain’s Costa Blanca is set to be extended into December

THE Valencian Community border is set to remain shut until December 9. The closure came into force on October 30 in a move to reduce...

Woman who planned on joining terrorists in Syria arrested in Spain

A YOUNG woman who was planning to join jihadist terrorists in Syria has been arrested in Spain. Police say the woman - born and raised...

Arms smugglers who shipped Russian TANKS to Middle East and Africa busted in Spain

A GANG that smuggled arms including tanks to war-torn countries in the Middle East and Africa has been busted in Spain. Properties worth about €10...

Valencia passes 2,000 COVID deaths and extends border closure

COVID-19 deaths passed the 2,000 mark since the onset of the pandemic, with 19 more recorded yesterday, and the border closure of the Valencian...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

Over the last decade or so, Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has led to...

Rollback on COVID-19 record high in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW coronavirus cases recorded a fall last night(November 11) after a Tuesday's daily record in the Valencian Community. Health ministry figures showed 1,936 new positives...

Curfew changes examined and border closure set to continue for Spain’s Valencian Community

A RECORD daily figure for COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community is forcing the regional government to look at fresh counter-measures, short of introducing...

Worst day yet for COVID-19 cases in record single-day total in Spain’s Valencian Community

A NEW daily record for coronavirus infections in the Valencian Community was announced today(November 10) with news of 2,341 positive tests over the last...

Doctors and nurses in Valencia take gloves off in new confrontation with Ministry of Health

MEDICAL personnel and their unions are ready to stand up to the Ministry of Health as it proposes tough new changes to their working...