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VACCINE SUCCESS: COVID jabs reduce deaths by more than 90% in Spain’s Castellon Province

All nursing homes in the province were declared totally COVID-free in March

Traditional paella from the Valencia area of Spain could become a UNESCO asset

PAELLA could be labelled as a UNESCO heritage asset if the Valencian government gets its way. An official application process has begun via a declaration...

NEW INFECTIONS tumble over the weekend in latest COVID-19 report from the Costa Blanca area of Spain

WEEKEND COVID-19 case totals fell to their lowest level this month, according to the Valencian health ministry. Figures released today(May 24), combined with a Saturday...

GREEN LIST plea made for Costa Blanca tourism to UK Ambassador to Spain

THE United Kingdom has been asked to put the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community onto the 'Green' travel list. The call came today(May 24)...

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...

EXPLAINER: Check out the new COVID-19 restrictions for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

AMENDED health safety rules came into force today(May 24) across the Valencian Community, which include a reduced curfew and longer opening hours for bars...

PAPAL VISIT: Pope Francis ‘meets’ hundreds of Catholic schoolchildren in Valencia

HUNDREDS of boys and girls from more than 70 Catholic schools throughout the Valencia region enjoyed a videocall with Pope Francis on Thursday (May...

COVID-19 hospital numbers fall again and no deaths reported in latest update from Costa Blanca area of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions including patients in intensive care are maintaining their steady fall in the Valencian Community. Today's update(May 21) from the health ministry revealed there...

What expats need to know about inheritance laws in Spain

PROCESSING an inheritance can be a complicated task, especially if it involves dealing with assets and people from across borders. Differences exist when elements from...

LET THEM IN! Top tourist area of the Costa Blanca to make personal plea to UK Ambassador to Spain...

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, will visit Madrid this Monday(May 24) to appeal for British tourists to be allowed to visit the Costa Blanca without...

GRANDPA KILLERS: Two men in court for separate attacks on elderly pensioners in Spain’s Valencia

TWO men are facing long sentences for two separate brutal attacks on elderly people in Valencia Province. Both court cases were reported today (Friday May...

COVID-19 cases rise but deaths and hospital admissions carry on falling in Costa Blanca area of Spain

173 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 20) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. That's a 42 case rise on the indicative...

EXPLAINER:- Check the latest in the COVID-19 vaccination programme for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID vaccinations for Valencian Community residents in their thirties will begin in July. Valenician president, Ximo Puig, announced the timing of the next age range...

REFUGEES WELCOME: Regional government in Spain’s Valencia pledges to house unlimited number of underage migrants landing in Ceuta

THE Valencian government has pledged to house an unlimited number of underage migrants who have arrived in Ceuta (Moroccan border with Spain) this week. A...

END IN SIGHT after seven months of COVID-19 curfew restrictions in the Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE midnight curfew in the Valencian Community will be pushed back to a 1.00 am start from this Monday(May 24), subject to approval by...

MENTAL HEALTH BREAKTHROUGH: Award-winning scientist from Spain’s Valencia discovers new protein to improve treatments

Experiments with mice revealed that those injected with OTX2 had a less anxious behaviour than ‘normal’ mice.

Latest COVID-19 figures and hospital admissions from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW COVID-19 cases have held absolutely steady according to this evening's figures(May 19) published by the Valencian health authority. They announced 138 new infections today...

IBI UPDATE: Valencia City Hall revamps land register to raise income through property tax

IBI is the main source of tax income for the city, accounting for €220 million last year – 25% of the total amount raised by the council.

DRUG DINGHY DISCOVERED: Boat used by hashish traffickers found abandoned on beach in Spain’s Oropesa del Mar

Judging by the size and power of the boat, the authorities believe it could have been carrying up to two tonnes of hashish.

COVID-19 hospital admissions fall below 150 patients in the Costa Blanca area of Spain as new infections creep up

COVID-19 hospitalisations have dropped to below 150 patients in the Valencian Community. The latest figures from the regional health ministry tonight(May 18) showed there were...

COSTA BLANCA curfew set to continue as judges will rule over the extension of one of Spain’s few remaining...

VALENCIA'S Supreme Court(TSJCV) will decide this week whether the Valencian Community's midnight curfew can continue past May 24. Regional president, Ximo Puig, initially wanted the...

IN COURT FOR DEFENDING MUM: Young man in Spain’s Valencia faces murder trial for defending mother against violent ex-partner

The incident was also witnessed by the man’s seven-year-old daughter, who was also cross-examined by the court, and took place after the mother had called the police and was waiting for them to arrive.

FROM PITCH TO PLATE: Spain’s Villareal football club opens own restaurant in Ceramica stadium

THESE are great times to be a fan of Villareal football club. Not only has Castellon’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ fought its way through to its first...

FALLAS IN SEPTEMBER: Iconic Fallas festivities in Spain’s Valencia region will take place in September this year

As well as the actual monuments, the Fallas involve a huge number of activities and people, including flower offerings, extremely loud mascleta firecracker displays, parades, exhibitions and much more.

CAMPO CALLING: Small towns and rural villages throughout Spain launch drive to attract new residents and entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs looking to relocate somewhere calmer, less crowded and healthier can apply through the website www.holapueblo.com until June 11.

GANDIA VICE: Prostitution and drugs ring smashed in Spain’s Valencia

THE Guardia Civil has dismantled a prostitution and drug trafficking gang operating in Gandia and Alzira (Valencia Province). Four suspects - two men and two...

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