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Sleazy teenager posts social media video of little girl urinating in public street in Spain’s Valencia

A teenage pervert has been arrested in Valencia Province for recording a video of a four-year-old girl urinating in a public street. The footage was...

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...

Living in Spain but still have a UK based financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Chorus Financial are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from those of you living in Spain...

WELCOME TO TREE CITY: Valencia’s Gandia earns international award for its trees and gardens

GANDIA has been officially named ‘Tree City of the World’ by the United Nations (UN). The capital of La Safor district (Valencia Province) currently has...

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...

Boy, 6, drowns in banned seaside swimming area as mother and brother survive in Spain’s Valencia

A boy, 6, drowned on Saturday while swimming with his mother and elder brother, 9, in a prohibited area of Canet d'en Berenguer beach...

ABOUT TURN as bars and restaurants back down from Tuesday reopening threat in Spain’s Valencian Community

PLANS to illegally reopen hospitality businesses tomorrow(February 16) in parts of the Valencian Community have been scrapped. The call was made last week by the...

Valencia region leads industrial recovery in Spain

THE Valencia region is spearheading the gradual recovery of industry in Spain following the COVID-inflicted crash. Led by the energy sector, the Valencian Community registered...

GREEN CATWALKS: Spain’s Valencia gears up for Ruzafa Fashion Week with the focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility

HERE is a date that all fashion fans need to pencil into their diaries. June 3 to 12 will see the celebration of the Ruzafa...

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...

SAFE AS HOUSES?: New report reveals precarious conditions faced by Valencian people in rented housing

ONE third of all residents in the Valencian Community living in rented accommodation are paying too much with regards to their income. A new report...

TWO YEARS ON: Still no news about British man who went missing in Spain’s Valencia area in 2019

THIS week makes two years with no news about a British resident who went missing in Ontinyent (Valencia Province) on April 27, 2019. Then 32-year-old...

Expat coworking space offers free desk space for refugees in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOOKING for a coworking space but just landed from a country at war or in a crisis?  Nexopia Workspaces in Javea (Xabia) in Alicante has...

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...

Controversy in Spain’s Castellon over withdrawal of LGTBI library books

A HEATED debate is raging in Castellon in Spain's Valencia region after 32 book titles, affecting 11 libraries, have been temporarily withdrawn after a...

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...

Dog owners ordered to carry poop bags and to clear up urine in Valencia area town in Spain

BURJASSOT council in Valencia Province has declared war on dog owners who allow their pets to foul public areas without clearing up their mess. A...

New upmarket marina on Spain’s Costa Blanca gets go-ahead after 20-month delay

CONSTRUCTION of Calpe's brand new marina could start 'in months' after the Coastal Authority gave the go-ahead for the project. Work on Marina PortBlanc should...

WELCOME TO CASTELLON: Why you should visit the northern province of Spain’s Valencia region this summer

CASTELLON is considered by many to be the hidden jewel in the Valencia region. While Alicante and Valencia are widely hailed as top tourist destinations...

SMOKE SIGNALS: Gandia bans smoking on Nord beach due to public health and environmental reasons

Each discarded butt is said to potentially pollute thousands of litres of seawater, leading to severe damage to marine life.

TWO-THIRDS drop over two weeks for new COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE Valencian Community last night(February 10) reported 3,031 new COVID-19 cases over 24 hours. That's a fall of 1,279 on the Tuesday total and is...

COVID-19 emergency field hospital gets taken down in Spain’s Valencia

WORK has started to take down a COVID-19 emergency field hospital erected next to Valencia's La Fe hospital. It was put up in the early...

GRIM VIEW over imminent indoor bar and restaurant reopening following health and hospitality meeting in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE chances of bars and restaurants reopening indoors next week in the Valencian Community appear to be very slim according to a regional hospitality...

Jealous paranoid boyfriend jailed for 32 years after brutally abusing and torturing woman in Spain’s Valencia region

A man has been jailed for 32 years after putting his girlfriend through three months of extreme abuse at their home in Castellon in...

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

Nine firearms dumped in reservoir by criminal gang in Spain’s Valencian Community

Diving specialists were called in to search the body of water and here they located all of the missing weapons

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