Thursday, March 4, 2021

Woman who fell on pavement due to mulberry tree berries loses payout bid in Spain’s Valencia City

A WOMAN has lost her bid to get €20,000 in compensation after she slipped on a pavement covered with fallen berries.

Bull talk: Everyone is a winner in this non fatal bull fight in Spain’s Valencia

He parades across the dusty Vinaro bullring, chest puffed and back arched staring straight ahead into the eyes of a half tonne...

Earthquake season continues in Spain as FOUR more tremors hit Andalucia and Costa Blanca in one morning

FOLLOWING earthquakes of varying intensity on Spain's Costa Blanca on Monday, both Andalucia and areas north of Valencia suffered tremors this morning,...

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...

COVID-19 fall in latest infection figures from Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost half over 24 hours in Alicante Province. Latest figures released last night(September...

Big overall weekend rise in new Covid-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 case rates between Friday evening and Monday night registered a total of 1,124 infections in Valencian Community according to the...

THE FUTURE IS ORANGE: Valencian citrus farmers finally on the money ‘thanks’ to COVID

Valencian orange and lemon producers saw their income go up at last

Lidl lands in hot water with Valencian rice producers over ‘deceptive’ claims

VALENCIAN rice growers are calling for a comprehensive inquiry into possible food fraud on the aisles of Lidl.   The...

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...

Cautious optimism as new COVID-19 cases slow down on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE RATE of new COVID-19 cases is falling in Alicante Province according to the latest data supplied by the Valencian Health Ministry.

Dinosaur eggs among illegal shipment of 4,000 fossils seized at Spain’s Port of Valencia

A HUGE shipment of stolen fossils was seized as it landed in the Port of Valencia. In all, 4000...

Safe air corridors to Britain MUST open to save Benidorm’s winter tourist season, claim hotel bosses

COSTA Blanca’s largest group of hoteliers, HOSBEC, insists the Spanish government MUST open safe ‘air corridors’ with Britain and Europe.

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...

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN: Forest fires top off record-breaking month on both ends of the scale in Spain’s...

JANUARY has been one of the craziest months on record weather-wise in the Valencia region. Historic low temperatures reaching...

Valencian government to pass new law regulating holiday lets

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

New COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have slowest weekly growth rate in Spain

NEW CONFIRMED coronavirus cases are slowing down in the Valencian Community as official figures show that the region is doing much better...

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...

Campsite fire victim taken by helicopter to Valencia hospital in critical condition

A WORKER has been severely injured in a kitchen fire at Papa del Mar campsite between Benicarlo and Peñiscola (Castellon).

Last UK fliers to Spain’s Valencia region dodge flight restrictions following discovery of new COVID-19 strain

All passengers were checked for a negative PCR test upon landing

Valencia COVID restrictions to be extended

This would extend the restrictions until at least March 1.

Elderly urged to take flu vaccine to avoid healthcare system ‘overload’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A region-wide campaign begins on October 5 by appointment only in order to comply with social-distancing regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Valencia man rapes and tries to strangle wife before being set free

The woman was eight weeks pregnant at the time, which her husband apparently knew

Decomposing woman’s body found in a car boot in Spain’s Valencia City

THE BODY of a 33-year-old woman was discovered in the boot of her car in Valencia City, a week after she was...

Weekend COVID-19 new case figures stabilise across Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases have averaged around 200 for the third straight weekend in Alicante Province. Valencian Health Ministry statistics...

Earthquakes continue daily across eastern and southern Spain

SINCE Sunday, November 1, Spain’s southern and eastern coasts have seen two dozen earthquakes. This morning, one of the...

Battle of the paellas in world showdown over Spain’s famous dish in Valencia

ONE of Spain's most traditional dishes will be served up this Sunday(September 20) as World Paella Day will be celebrated for the...

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Updated COVID-19 rules and restrictions for Spain’s Andalucia

THE Junta has updated its COVID-19 rules and restrictions and will allow extended operating hours in towns at COVID-19 risk level 2...