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NEW COVID-19 cases show another big weekly fall in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE trend of falling new COVID-19 cases coupled with lower hospital numbers is continuing in Spain's Valencian Community. Latest figures from the Valencian health department...

GOING POTTY: Website for Valencian potters provides gateway to the world of ceramics

A CERAMICS search engine has been created by potter Ana Illueca for Valencian potters so they can be more easily found online.  All 106 potters...

JELLYFISH PATROL: Fishermen in Spain’s Gandia launch yearly summer campaign to clear unwanted pests from the sea

TEAMS of fishermen are working to clear jellyfish from the sea off the beaches of Gandia (La Safor, Valencia Province). The yearly contract has once...

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...

Major blow inflicted to Albanian drug mafia in Spain’s Castellon

THE Spanish National Police this week dealt a deadly blow to an Albanian drug-trafficking network with 107 suspected members arrested in Castellon and Catalunya. In...

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

Tragic death of ‘happy’ young boy, 7, during football training session in Valencia area of Spain

A seven-year-old boy collapsed and died during a football training session at a Valencia Province club on Thursday night. The youngster, named as Edward Almendras...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

New international school in Valencia area of Spain combines British teaching standards with a creative experience for children

A BRAND new international school with an innovative way of teaching has opened in the Valencia City area. The Shackleton International School in Burjassot is an...

‘UNSOCIAL NETWORK’ as teenage boy hijacks teachers social media sites in ‘sex for grades’ postings in Spain’s Valencian Community

A 14-year-old boy has got himself into hot water after hijacking social media accounts belonging to two of his teachers. He posted messages that offered...

Spain’s Valencia region is cheapest in the country for coastal holiday homes

Property market experts believe international demand will pick up again and return to pre-COVID levels once the pandemic passes.

LATEST COVID-19 case numbers from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain continue in the right direction

127 new coronavirus infections have been reported in the Valencian Community today(May 4) according to the regional health ministry. That is a fall on a...

Compulsory use of COVID-19 passports may be expanded in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE number of areas where a COVID-19 passport is needed to gain access could be enlarged in the Valencian Community. Entry to indoor hospitality businesses...

Snails and thistles: These are the weird and wonderful regional Christmas dishes eaten across Spain

CHRISTMAS would not look a lot like Christmas without traditional dishes and desserts. In countries like the United Kingdom, Christmas without roast potatoes and gravy...

AstraZeneca hitch causes 100,000 fewer vaccinations this week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID vaccinations will drop by a third this week in the Valencian Community because AstraZeneca supplies have dried up. 325,000 doses were administered last week...

How Spain’s Valencia region became the leader in organic farming

ORGANIC farming in Valencia has grown 81.2% in the past five years, more than anywhere else in Spain and exceeding Spain's average which is...

Man claims bouncers beat him up outside Costa Blanca night club in Spain

A Denia man has accused four night club security workers of attacking and injuring him for no good reason. The 43-year-old victim has filed a...

COVID-19 cases continue to fall in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus cases have dropped again on both a daily and week-to week basis in the Valencian Community. The Tuesday(May 25) report from the regional...

Jogger brutalised by large pet dogs in Spain’s Castellon

Witnesses reveal that although the owners rushed to the victim’s aid, the dogs were acting with so much violence that they could not be separated at first.

Air Nostrum based in Spain’s Valencia region asks for government bailout loan

THE Valencian airline Air Nostrum has asked for a €103 million bailout loan from the Spanish government's rescue fund. The company says that it lost...

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

EASY, TIGER: This summer’s tiger mosquito plague could be less severe than previous years in Spain’s Valencia

Homeowners are advised to empty out any containers that have filled with stagnant water, turning pots upside down when it rains and keeping a check on any pools or small ponds.

Regional president bans “lethal” parties and insists “there is no new year” in Spain’s Valencia region

XIMO PUIG himself, the President of Valencia region, has promised the maximum deployment of police on the streets tonight to prevent parties from spreading...

DOWNWARD SLIDE continues in new COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases have almost halved in a week in the Valencian Community according to figures released last night(February 8) by the regional health...

Guinness World Record chef passes away in Castellon

CASTELLON cuisine fans are in mourning this week. Pepe Becerra, a famous chef who had become a symbol for local gastronomy, has passed away at...

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New COVID-19 record but hospital admissions are much lower than 2021 numbers in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

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