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Leading Spanish foundation set to open new exhibition centre in Valencia

CAIXAFORUM Valencia will open in July 2022. The Valencian branch of the highly prestigious Catalan culture and art centre has been on the cards for...

RED ALERT: Spain’s Valencia region placed on top weather warning for extreme heat

THE Valencia region is on red alert for extreme heat today (Monday July 12). Following similar warnings in southern Spain and orange alerts – the...

Why Valencia should be on every traveller’s bucket list when visiting Spain

Architectural masterpieces, history aplenty and even the Holy Grail. Shannon Chaffers takes a poke around Valencia

NICE DROP OF PORT: Spain’s Valencia leads the way in international wine exports

VALENCIA port is currently enjoying a surge in activity regarding Spanish wine exports. Over the first six months of the year, shipments leaving the regional...

EXCLUSIVE: Outrage in Javea as council forces closure of popular beachside restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

JAVEA council has ordered the closure of four businesses, including a successful British-owned restaurant, in the Punta de Arenal area. The authority won't say why...

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...

New era for Cancer Care Javea as they open their first centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new home for Cancer Care Javea was officially opened in La Plaza on Monday by Javea mayor, Jose Chulvia and the British Vice...

Police collar major drug-trafficking and money laundering criminals in Alicante and Valencia areas of Spain

TWO drug and money-laundering gangs that did business with each other have been brought down in the Valencian Community. A seven month joint-probe between the...

Stolen historical document could see Costa Blanca city take Catalan government to Spanish court

A row over a stolen historical document could end up with Orihuela council taking the Catalunya regional government to court. Repeated requests from Orihuela officials...

OPINION: It’s about time town halls in Spain’s Valencia region opened up to public scrutiny

IT’S perhaps no surprise that a town hall in the Valencia region should be among the most secretive in Spain. This is the region, after...

Plans to instal 588 football pitches’ worth of solar panels in Valencia’s Chiva spark mass opposition

A multinational company has purchased land to the tune of €12.6 million to instal 420 hectares of solar panels – the equivalent of 588 football pitches.

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

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,...

Downward trend in new COVID-19 cases continues in Spain’s Valencian Community

LATEST figures from the Valencian health ministry released last night(January 29) showed 7,929 new coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period in the region. That was...

RECENT FALLS in new COVID-19 infections slow down in Spain’s Valencian Community

3,065 new coronavirus cases were reported tonight(February 18) in the latest update from the Valencian health ministry. On a week-to week basis, that is a...

MORE THAN WE CAN CHEW: Experts warn of threats to food safety caused by climate change

CLIMATE change could have devastating effects on food safety all over the world in 20 years’ time. According to research by Valencia-based non-profit technological centre...

VIDEO: Human trafficking gang that forced victims into prostitution is busted during dawn raids in south-east Spain and Romania

A CRIMINAL GANG that profited from human trafficking forced their victims into prostitution on the streets of Girona have been arrested. The suspects belonged to...

FAT FIGHTERS: EU enforces limit on artificial trans fats in food products

Fried fast food is the most infamous culprit, although artificial trans fats can also be found in certain types of margarines and vegetable oils, bakery products and frozen pizzas, among others.

SHIPS LOCKED DOWN: Two container carriers quarantined at Valencia port due to COVID outbreaks on board

Spokespeople for the port management have guaranteed full compliance with all existing COVID measures and sanitary guidelines on behalf of the crews.

BLUE FLAG BEACHES: Check out the full list for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

SPAIN'S Valencian Community continues to be number one in the country for the number of beaches and port areas awarded the coveted 'Blue Flag'...

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...

Ars Magna presents summer concert series across Valencia region with candlelit performances in historical settings

History and art come together to create something magical.  The best artists on the music scene come together in these characteristic concerts organised for years...

MACHETE MURDER: Three brothers in Spain’s Valencia arrested for hacking a neighbour to death

The officers found Edgar lying in a pool of blood with eight deep wounds, including two to the head, supposedly caused by two machetes.

Covid jabs for school kids to be discussed as vaccinations for under-30s starts this week throughout Spain’s Valencia region

THE ROLLOUT of Covid-19 vaccinations in the Valencian region reaches a new milestone in the next few days. Communication will be sent to those aged...

HEATWAVE: Weather warnings issued across most of Spain as temperatures soar to 44ºC

SPAIN'S meteorological agency AEMET has issued weather warnings in fourteen regions across Spain as a heatwave, dubbed Lucifer, takes its stifling grip on the...

IN PICS: Historic castle in Spain’s Morella restored thanks to €1.5m investment by Spanish government

IF the town of Morella in Castellon is famous for one thing, that is unmistakably its castle. Crowning and looming over the municipality like a...

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