Thursday, March 23, 2023

Valencian Community

Beach in Spain’s Castellon closed to bathers due to pollution

CASTELLON city’s Gurugu beach was closed to bathers between Monday and Tuesday this week due to pollution. The authorities launched an emergency protocol and banned...

Young gay man attacked in Spain’s Valencia just one day after homophobic murder in Galicia

Orienta’s lawyers are meeting the victim today (Wednesday July 7) to outline the legal procedure to report the case.

SEXTORTION ARRESTS: Eight people detained in Spain’s Valencia for blackmailing clients with fake prostitution services

The authorities reveal that this kind of fraud is on the rise in Spain, with numerous arrests made throughout the country in recent months.

Investigators in Spain’s Valencia develop system to cut use of pesticides and ration water

A TEAM of Valencian scientists has developed a new system to diagnose crop infections that can greatly reduce the use of pesticides. The technology created...

Massive cocaine haul seized in two separate shipments at Valencia port in Spain

A TOTAL of 660 kilos of cocaine from two separate shipments were seized by the authorities after landing at Valencia port on the same...

HOSPITAL HELL: Air conditioning system breaks down at hospital in Spain’s Valencia during first major summer heatwave

The fault coincided with the first severe heatwave of the summer, when temperatures of up to 40ºC were reached at several points throughout the region.

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...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms of...

COVID IN CASTELLON: Cases increase in Spanish province after students import Delta strain from Mallorca

NEW COVID cases continue to spiral in Castellon Province and the first positives with the Delta variant have already been detected. Yesterday (Wednesday July 30),...

GODELLETA CRIME: Mother and son on trial over killing of disabled former police officer in Spain’s Valencia

An autopsy revealed that Isaac had been put to sleep with a tranquiliser tablet before being strangled and dumped in a hole on a plot of farmland.

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN…Authorities in Spain’s Valencia warn of forest fire threat with easing of COVID restrictions

THE widespread easing of restrictions on movement within Spain and Europe in general is being hailed by most as a return to normality –...

THE WAY FORWARD? How cooperative companies in Spain’s Castellon are beating the COVID crisis

Spokespeople reveal that the secrets of success of their business model are flexibility and self-regulation, with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, diversify and create new lines of business.

Thousands march in Spain’s Valencia for transgender rights

YESTERDAY’S (Monday June 28) Gay Pride march in Valencia drew thousands of people in a festive demonstration that demanded more rights for transgender people. “Trans...

Two men killed in separate attacks in Spain’s Valencia over the weekend

TWO men were killed in separate incidents in Valencia Province over the weekend. The most shocking case was reported on Saturday night, when a father...

SHIP AHOY! First cruise liner in over a year docks in Spain’s Valencia

THE first cruise ship full of tourists in over a year docked at Valencia port yesterday (Sunday June 27). More than 800 passengers, mainly German,...

Valencia region is second preferred holiday destination in Spain this year

THE Valencia region has overtaken Catalunya on the ranking of preferred domestic tourism destinations for Spaniards. Only Andalucia remains more popular than the Valencia region...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

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.

SPOILT FOR CHOICE: Spain’s Valencia area has double the amount of shopping space than other major European cities

VALENCIA Province has double the amount of shopping surface than any other major European region. This surprising statistic was revealed today (Thursday June 24) by...

Young man accused of raping teenager in Spain’s Valencia

A 21-YEAR-OLD man is facing up to 12 years in prison for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in an undisclosed inland Valencia town. Despite the...

Castellon calling! Tourism chiefs want tourists from Sevilla to fly in and save the summer

A DELEGATION for Castellon airport is currently in Sevilla promoting the province as a top tourist destination this August. Air Nostrum is set to launch...

Women march in Spain’s Valencia to condemn gender violence

UP to 300 women marched in Valencia city yesterday evening (Tuesday June 22) against gender violence and to condemn sexist murders. “Machismo kills, destroy patriarchy”...

LONG HOT SUMMER: Weather experts in Spain’s Valencia region predict longer and warmer season this year

THIS summer will be long, hotter than usual and with at least 80 ‘tropical’ nights in the Valencia region. Experts at the Climatology Laboratory of...

Spain’s Valencia presents bid to host Gay Games 2026

VALENCIA city this week presented its candidacy to host the Gay Games in 2026. The official announcement was made yesterday (Monday June 21) at the...

“Yellow Submarine”: How Villarreal football club rose from humble beginnings to European triumph

Shannon Chaffers digs into the history of the football club from Castellon that swept to glory in blur of yellow last month to make European history.




Most of Spain is affected by water shortages says management company

THREE-QUARTERS of Spain is affected by water shortages according to reports from water management company Aqualia.  Spain has been struggling with ongoing droughts since 2017...


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