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Parks and camping sites will get police health safety checks over Easter in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

POLICE patrols are being stepped up across popular inland beauty spots across the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions during the Easter holiday period. The Valencian...

THE WAY FORWARD? Barcelona concert with 5,000 punters analysed by authorities in Spain’s Valencia ready for summer festivals

Live music has been one of the hardest-hit sectors by the anti-COVID restrictions, suffering losses of over 90% in some cases.

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...

POP! Suez Canal unblocked after six days with huge bottleneck of cargo ships waiting to go through

As businesses and authorities worldwide breathe a collective sigh of relief, port managers are now struggling to make up for lost time.

Police car causes severe accident in Valencia

A NATIONAL Police car caused a severe accident when it jumped a red light and crashed into a family travelling in another vehicle in...

MORE CARS THAN PEOPLE: Four Valencian towns among list of 25 ‘car tax havens’ in Spain

FOUR towns in the Valencia region have become tax havens for car registration. Serratella (Castellon) has a total population of 95, but more than 10,000...

Living in Spain? Where will you pay Inheritance Tax?

‘In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes’ – Benjamin Franklin Never a truer word spoken, and quite honestly a depressing one!  Part of...

Valencia’s oldest drive-in cinema under threat thanks to Spain’s COVID-19 curfew

A cultural landmark in the Valencian town of Denia has issued a plea to the local government for help as the impending summer equinox...

VINAROS GOES SOLAR: Castellon town council launches solar power project for residents and businesses

In addition to the environmental benefits, going solar is also geared towards helping families save money on their electric bill.

BREXIT: “No-one knows the real implications if Brits overstay 90-day rule in Spain”

ANY Brits in Spain who have been here since before the end of last year and who have not registered as residents – or...

SHIP AHOY! 17th century Spanish galleon replica on show at Valencia Marina

Tickets can be bought at the ship itself, located next to the Veles e Vents complex at Valencia Marina, or at

ROOFTOP OFFICE: Mayor of Castellon village forced to work on the sloping roof of his barn to connect to...

THE search for a decent wifi connection, or even just a phone signal, is but one of the many trials and tribulations faced by...

Woman freed from four-month kidnap by her own husband in Spain’s Valencia

Victims of mistreatment are encouraged to telephone 016, open 24 hours a day with multiple language options and it does not register on the phone bill.

EU to help fund €1.2 billion conservation project saving agriculture in Spain’s Valencia Region

SAFEGUARDING economic sustainability and water supplies in the Valencian region is to cost 1.2 BILLION euros, with the help of the EU. A new Valencian...

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.

BENVINGUTS A CHINA: Plans revealed for the creation of Spain’s first Chinatown district in Valencia

There are currently an estimated 20,000 residents of Chinese origin in Valencia city.

Covid compensation payments to start with local mayor inviting affected businesses to apply for more on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has started making payment from the Resistir Plan, to SMEs and the self-employed. They confirmed on Friday, March 18, that applicants...

VIDEO: Human trafficking gang that forced victims into prostitution is busted during dawn raids in south-east Spain and Romania

A CRIMINAL GANG that profited from human trafficking forced their victims into prostitution on the streets of Girona have been arrested. The suspects belonged to...

COMMENT: Valencia President Ximo Puig deserves credit for COVID fightback on Spain’s Costa Blanca but why can’t we raise...

THERE is no disputing the amazing turnround in the Valencian Community's COVID-19 crisis which saw the virus running amok in January to make it...

Support group complains to police after autistic man was thrown off a Valencia City bus in Spain

AN autism support group has complained to the Policia Nacional and to the Valencia EMT bus company about the way a 34-year-old man was...

Hospitals and medical centres to relax restrictions in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

FACE-TO-FACE appointments are being increased in Costa Blanca and Valencia medical centres and hospitals as COVID-19 cases continue to fall. Routine operations will be restored...

PLUG AND FLY: Spanish airline applies for EU COVID funding to electrify fleet

VALENCIAN airline Air Nostrum is in line to receive €42 million of European Union COVID recovery funds to convert its fleet to electric. With car...

JAILED: Drink driver gets three years for killing 20-year-old scooter user in Spain’s Valencia

The test gave a reading of 0.64 mg of alcohol, when the permitted maximum is 0.25.

BEACH BARS VS THE BIRDS: Spain’s Castellon launches plans to reopen summer beach bars amidst environmental concerns

The clock is ticking for a summer campaign that is hoped will be better than last year’s

REWARDING RECYCLING: Valencia unveils new yellow bin scheme that earns points for deposits

Reciclos is expected to be launched throughout Spain this year.




Full MARXA: MARXA Chiringuito holds its tasty inauguration party at SO/Sotogrande Spa & Golf Resort 

GIANT brochettes of beef, wild turbot and exquisite canapes marked the opening of one of the most exciting new restaurants in Sotogrande for years. Hundreds...


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