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Clandestine cannabis club goes to pot on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE people who ran an illegal cannabis club in Denia have been arrested for selling drugs at their city centre headquarters. It's the latest in...

Rescued loggerhead turtles are taken back home off the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO rescued loggerhead turtles have been released into the sea some 30 miles off the Costa Blanca shore. The two specimens were found off the...

Overstretched doctor calls police due to packed-out emergency area at Torrevieja Hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

STAFF at Torrevieja Hospital want their boss to resign after patients faced massive waits for emergency room treatment. The situation got so bad on Tuesday...

EXPLAINER: Where you will need to show the COVID passport in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE EU COVID-19 certificate will be needed to access certain indoor areas in the Valencian Community from this Friday night. The compulsory measure starts at...

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...

Spain’s Valencia announces major attractions for its year as World Design Capital 2022

A big programme for Valencia's year as 'World Design Capital' has been unveiled with exhibitions and conferences highlighting all aspects of design. A special launch...

WATCH: Wintry weather hits Spain’s Costa Blanca with snow, hail, and a mini-tornado

HAILSTORMS and a mini-tornado hit parts of the southern Costa Blanca overnight as temperatures dipped. Alicante streets were coated white through hail but the effect...

Green activists stage protests across Valencia in Spain calling for action in the wake of COP26 ‘blah blah blah’

ACTIVISTS in Valencia staged a weekend protest calling for action after what they branded the failure of COP26 in Glasgow to initiate real change. Dozens...

Dance Academy wins gold in Spain’s Valencia

A VALENCIA Dance academy is celebrating after winning gold at this year’s prestigious Worldwide Dance School of the Year Awards. Despite enduring a difficult time...

Sixth annual Festival de Les Arts attracts 40,000 in Spain’s Valencia

THE SIXTH annual Festival de les Arts took place last weekend in Spain’s Valencia, attracting more than 40,000 visitors.   The event took place last Friday...

HELP FIND HIM: European appeal launched to find dangerous felon behind Spain’s triple Alcasser murders. And he could be...

By Jon Clarke and Elena Gocmen Rueda ONE of Spain’s most famous murder cases is being re-opened. Almost three decades since a trio of teenage girls...

Town in Spain’s Castellon province offers €2,000 reward for each birth or adoption in bid to reverse declining population

LA MATA DE MORELLA, a town of just 170 residents, will welcome each new birth or adoption with €2,000, an incentive to boost numbers...

All Saints’ Day shooting at cemetery in Spain’s Valencia was revenge attack

THE family of the Valencia shooting sought a revenge attack from an incident that occurred five years ago. The Policia Nacional in Valencia have launched...

Spain’s Castellon spends €26 million on memorial statue to civil war dead

CASTELLON authorities have allocated €26,000 euros to the construction of a memorial statue which will pay homage to the victims of the Spanish Civil...

Spain’s Valencia to invest €1.5 million to attract British tourists

VALENCIA leader Ximo Puig has announced a plan worth €1.5 million designed to attract more British tourists to the region.  He announced his "impact plan"...

Man gored to death during bull running festival in Valencia region of Spain

A MAN has bled to death from his injuries after being gored in during a bull-running festival in the Valencia region of eastern Spain. The...

Bouncer jailed for nine years for leaving clubber in vegetative state during nightclub brawl in Spain’s Castellon

A BOUNCER has been sentenced to nine years in prison for leaving a client in a vegetative state during a nightclub brawl.  The injuries occurred...

Italian man found dead in suspicious circumstances in Spain’s Valencia

SPAIN’S national police have launched an investigation after discovering the body of a 31-year-old man, thought to be an Italian national, in the city...

700 kilos of cocaine seized in Spain’s Valencia

TAX Agency officials and Guardia Civil officers have seized 700 kilos of cocaine in a joint operation in the Port of Valencia.  On October 26...

Spanish city of Valencia chosen as Europe’s Capital for Smart Tourism 2022

A EUROPEAN COMMISSION jury has named València as next year’s European Capital for Smart Tourism.  The European Union will promote the city’s status as a...

Old man conned by female fraudster’s ‘love scam’ in Valencia area of Spain

AN elderly love-struck Valancian man was conned out of €67,000 by a female fraudster. The woman, 33, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in...

Spaniard accused of murdering his 85-year-old mother in Spain’s Valencia

An 85-year-old woman died after being stabbed to death by her son on Friday afternoon. An unnamed 56-year-old Spaniard, who is thought to be...

Valencia’s brand-new CaixaForum in Spain is taking shape ahead of July 2022 opening

BUILDING of the new CaixaForum has passed the halfway mark within Valencia's City of Arts and the Sciences complex. 55% of the project has been...

Campaign to promote ‘politeness and respect’ among late night revellers launched in Spain’s Valencia

A CAMPAIGN to promote civility and respect for public spaces has been launched in Valencia, amid growing concern over anti-social behaviour at night.    Hosteleros, which...

15 years jail time for gym coach who abused students in Spain’s Castellon

A FORMER gymnastics coach has been sentenced to 15 and a half years in prison for abusing his students.  Carlos Franch Calpe, a former Betxí...

Spanish businessmen on trial over Valencia offshore gas project which caused series of mini earthquakes in 2013

TWO businessmen are on trial for their role in an offshore gas storage project blamed for causing hundreds of small earthquakes off Spain’s eastern...

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