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EXPLAINED: The new Costa Blanca and Valencia restrictions after Spain’s State of Alarm ends tonight

A midnight curfew and extended opening hours for bars and restaurants are the main headlines of amended restrictions announced by the Valencian government this...

ROYAL VISIT: King Felipe VI lands in Castellon to take part in yearly business conference

The reason for the royal visit was to take part in the yearly assembly of the Valencian Community Business Confederation, which King Felipe closed with a speech peppered with sentences in the Valencian language and references to the area.

NO FOURTH WAVE on the Costa Blanca in Spain as COVID cases and hospital admissions carry on falling

168 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 6) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...

WHERE’S THE BEEF? Castellon businessman sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef

A 60-YEAR-OLD businessman from Castellon has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef. The Supreme Court this week...

GREEN TOWNS: Small village in Castellon among the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain according to Greenpeace

A SMALL mountain village in inland Castellon is one of the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain, according to Greenpeace. A study by the...

NO FIBBING: Live music festivals in Spain’s Benicassim could welcome larger crowds this year

A proposal to allow 10,000 spectators into Valencia’s open-air La Marina for a number of shows this summer is already on the cards and, if all goes according to plan, looks likely to go ahead.

AT LAST! Facemasks may cease to be obligatory in Spain’s Valencia region by end of summer

The Spanish government insists that the obligation to wear a mask in public will be maintained until herd immunity is officially reached.

COVID SUCCESS: More people fully vaccinated than infected with COVID in Spain’s Valencia region

Despite the successful advance of the inoculation campaign, the department led by councillor Ana Barcelo warns that the pandemic is far from over.

DEAD BODY FOUND: Third murdered woman this year found in countryside in Spain’s Valencia region

The Guardia Civil is calling on residents not to jump to any conclusions until the case is solved.

KNIFEPOINT MUGGING: Robber arrested in Spain’s Castellon for assaulting passer-by and threatening to kill police officers

A MAN has been arrested in Castellon city for mugging a passer-by at knifepoint in broad daylight and then threatening to kill the police...

GRAB A BROLLY: Heavy rainfall causes flooding and problems in Spain’s Castellon Province

The weekend is predicted to bring heavier rain once again from tomorrow

Jogger brutalised by large pet dogs in Spain’s Castellon

Witnesses reveal that although the owners rushed to the victim’s aid, the dogs were acting with so much violence that they could not be separated at first.

CAN’T PAY WON’T PLAY: One in four young people in Spain’s Valencia region affected by employment cutbacks

ONE out of every four young people in the Valencia region is affected by a temporary employment regulation, known as ERTE. Around 25% of employees...

GET AWAY: Five suggestions for Easter travel in Spain’s Valencia region

Travellers this Easter are advised that the regional Generalitat government has launched police checks at popular outing and picnic sites in inland and coastal areas to ensure that all anti-COVID measures are being observed.

Domestic violence suspect escapes after stabbing wife in Spain’s Castellon

At the time of reporting, it was feared that the suspect could strike again, given his unknown whereabouts.

WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH: Protected nature park in Spain’s Peñiscola becomes a rubbish dump

A PROTECTED nature park in Peñiscola (Castellon) has turned into a rubbish dump. Residents and the local council are complaining that the Serra d’Irta is...

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...

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...

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

LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE: Tourism sector in Spain’s Castellon optimistic that July will see a return to normality

CASTELLON tourism sector is very optimistic about the future – so much so that the experts believe the situation will be back to normal...

TRICKS OF THE TRADE: Castellon tile sector requests €6m of EU funding to build refuse treatment plant

THE ceramic tile trade is by far the largest and most important industry in Castellon Province. Widely known and respected throughout the world as a...

SURF’S UP: Valencian health experts issue guidelines to avoid a ‘fourth wave’ of COVID infections

The consensus is that the best option is to keep everything on hold for as long as possible to allow the vaccination campaign to take hold.

Non-professional carers in the Valencian Community receive COVID vaccination with teachers next in line

THE COVID vaccination campaign has now entered a new phase in the Valencian Community. Non-professional carers of dependant people are now receiving the jab, with...

MARCH 8: COVID forces change to International Women’s Day celebrations in Castellon

THIS year’s International Women’s Day on March 8 will be very different in Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Castellon is no exception. The...

WE HAVE LIFTOFF: Castellon-London flights to operate from May

FLIGHTS between Castellon and London will resume in May. Last year was supposed to be the busiest year yet for Castellon airport, but the virus...

Freeloading motorhome owners who snub ‘approved’ overnight sites could be fined in Spain’s Valencian Community

MOTORHOME owners looking for illegal overnight stays by ignoring registered sites are set to break the law in tourist zones across the Valencian Community...




Band of plucky Zapatistas set sail for Spain to begin peaceful invasion of Europe

ON the anniversary of the fall of Tenochtitlan and the start of Spain's rule in Mexico, a group of indigenous Zapatistas have set sail...