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Woman killed during Costa Blanca bull run becomes seventh summer victim in Spain’s Valencia region

A woman, 73, was fatally gored during the Beniarbeig bull runs on Thursday. The victim was a French national who lived a few kilometres away...

Pedro Sanchez classifies fire-ravaged areas of Spain’s Alicante and Valencia as disaster zones

PRIME MINISTER Pedro Sanchez will designate major fire sites at Bejis(Castellon) and Vall d'Ebo(Alicante) as disaster zones. Speaking during a Monday visit to Bejis, Sanchez...

THE BEAT IS BACK: Rototom Sunsplash Reggae festival in Spain’s Benicassim restarts after high winds force evacuation

THE Rototom Sunsplash reggae festival has restarted after it suspended its second day of concerts due to high winds. Organisers decided to evacuate the festival...

WATCH: Panic-stricken passengers break train window to escape as wildfire engulfs tracks in eastern Spain

AROUND a dozen passengers on a train travelling through a wildfire zone in Castellon province of eastern Spain suffered  burns after they feared the...

WATCH: Wildfire continues to blaze across Castellon and Valencia provinces forcing more evacuations of towns in eastern Spain

 A WILDFIRE blazing out of control in Castellon province continued on Wednesday with residents evacuated from towns as the flames spread into Valencia province. An...

Olive farmers in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas set to forget harvest as production costs soar

OLIVE farmers in the Valencian Community may forget this year's harvest as the costs of olive-picking and making olive oil are too high. Extreme weather...

Worries about heatwave fires forces natural park closures across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FEARS of forest fires with temperatures tipped to easily exceed 40 degrees has forced most of the natural parks in the Valencian Community to...

Bars and restaurants in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas get best ‘sustainability’ ratings of Spain’s coastal regions

VALENCIAN Community hospitality businesses lead Spain's coastal regions when it comes to sustainability. The findings come in a survey compiled by non-profit recycling entity Ecovidrio. Ecovidrio...

‘Safe beaches’ campaign warns tourists about drowning risks in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A 'safe beaches' campaign has been launched in the Valencian Community with 24 seaside drownings already reported this year. The initiative aims to warn beachgoers...

New summertime Covid-19 restrictions ruled out as infections rise in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

NEW Covid-19 restrictions have been ruled out in the Valencian Community amidst a 'seventh' wave spike in new infections. Valencian president, Ximo Puig, appealed on...

Lidl supermarkets announces €25 million expansion plans in Spain’s Valencia region

LIDL supermarkets will open eight new stores in the Valencian Community over the next 18 months. The retailer says that adds up to an investment...

Ukrainian refugees in Valencia’s beach towns are being told to leave for the summer to make way for tourists

MANY Ukrainians who found refuge in Valencian coastal towns are being asked to leave their accommodation as the summer season arrives, it has emerged. Refugees...

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...

First monkeypox case detected in Spain’s Valencia region

THE first case of monkeypox has been identified in the Valencian Community. Regional health chiefs said on Monday that it was a case in Castellon...

Tap water had toxin levels up to 1,000 times over safety limit on Valencia region industrial estate in Spain

A Castellon Province waste management factory owner is being investigated over a poisonous discharge that forced drinking water supplies to be cut off for...

Vistabella sex cult leader who hypnotised followers and filmed ‘ritual orgies’ found dead in prison in Spain

JUST weeks after he was arrested for a catalogue of alleged crimes including child sex abuse, extortion and fraud, the sex cult leader known...

Weekly Market Roundup

Weekly Market News - 16/05/2022 Stock markets had another rough week with some very choppy moves on concerns over monetary tightening to combat high inflation...

Businesses will get public money to introduce four-day working week in Spain’s Valencia region

GRANTS of up to €200,000 per company will be offered as an incentive for Valencian Community businesses to move some of their staff onto...

Thieves puncture car tyres in distraction burglary con at motorway service areas in Spain’s Valencia region

TWO people have been arrested for robbing motorists at AP-7 motorway service areas in Castellon Province. Tyres were deliberately punctured to set up distraction thefts. The...

Parents pimp out underage daughter for €100 to have sex with man, 78, in public park in Spain’s Valencia...

A 78-year-old man has been arrested for having sex with a underage girl in a Castellon public park in the Valencian Community. The girl's parents...

Castellon Province natural park boss investigated over 12 donkey deaths in Spain’s Valencia region

THE head of the Desert de les Palmes Natural Park, Toni Garcia, is being investigated by the Guardia Civil over the death of a...

Planned tourist tax ‘driving away’ British tourists from Spain’s Costa Blanca, despite Alicante and Benidorm councils refusing to charge...

A Valencian tourist tax proposal has been slammed by an Alicante Province small business federation, despite no plans for any local council to implement...

Andalucia gang post cute photos of Pomeranian puppies to scam online buyers out of €30,000 across Spain

THREE people behind an online dog-selling scam have been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Cadiz Province. The trio were detained in San Fernando and...

Ukraine refugees get free training for hospitality and tourism jobs in Spain’s Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas

UKRAINIAN refugees in the Valencian Community can get free training to work in the region's hospitality and tourism sectors. Many seasonal vacancies normally taken by...

Struggling petrol stations in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain get interest-free loans to survive fuel price cuts

INDEPENDENT and mainly family-run service station businesses in the Valencian Community have been offered an interest-free loan to help them survive. Pump price cuts of...

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