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COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continue to fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca

149 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(May 5) in the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry. The key week-to-week comparison means there are...

Setback for Balearic Islands as Supreme Court rejects COVID-19 restrictions proposed after Spain’s state of alarm ends

This has come as a major setback for president Francina Armengol, who last week made it clear that she was determined to keep most of the current COVID-19 measures in place after May 9

Spain’s Catalunya ready to vaccinate 50-59 age group

VACCINATIONS will be available for people aged between 50 and 59 from next week, regional authorities in Catalunya said. Appointments can be booked for the...

DATE REVEALED for start of COVID vaccinations for people aged under 60 in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A new age bracket will get their first COVID vaccines in the Valencian Community from May 17. The regional health ministry says that vaccinations will...

LATEST COVID-19 case numbers from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain continue in the right direction

127 new coronavirus infections have been reported in the Valencian Community today(May 4) according to the regional health ministry. That is a fall on a...

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona BBQ lands him in hot water with Spain’s La Liga

A bit of team bonding involving Lionel Messi and his FC Barcelona teammates has ended up in a La Liga investigation. The 33-year-old Argentine ace...

Spain to let regions decide Covid-19 restrictions when State of Alarm lifts on May 9

SPAIN'S government will pass responsibility for coronavirus restrictions on to the country's 17 autonomous regions when the State of Alarm expires next week, Deputy...

Residents of Spain’s Balearic Islands will be given €100 holiday vouchers to spend on inter-island escapes this summer

In a bid to boost domestic tourism, the Balearic government announced that all residents of Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca will be able to benefit from this €11 million campaign

LATE VERDICT as Costa Blanca residents in Spain will be told this Saturday about COVID restriction changes that start...

RESIDENTS in the Valencian Community will have to wait until the last minute to find out what health restrictions they will have to follow...

‘PARTY ANIMALS’ as teenagers drink alcohol and trash a holiday home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

11 teenagers aged between 16 and 19 have been arrested for trashing a holiday home and staging an illegal alcohol-fuelled party in Alicante City. A...

SHIPS LOCKED DOWN: Two container carriers quarantined at Valencia port due to COVID outbreaks on board

Spokespeople for the port management have guaranteed full compliance with all existing COVID measures and sanitary guidelines on behalf of the crews.

Indian COVID-19 variant creeps into Spain but cases remain contained

THE Indian variant of COVID-19 currently causing devastation across India has been detected in Spain for the first time, but government officials insist there...

COVID-19 figures in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas record a big weekend fall

THE weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a big drop compared to the previous weekend. 348 cases were reported since last...

EU demands countries use their ‘Covid passport’ to ease travelling restrictions from overseas

THE European Union is asking that restrictions on holiday travel from overseas are relaxed in line with use of a ‘Covid passport.” Under new plans,...

Free healthcare and extended hotel stays for foreign tourists that catch Covid in Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA is so confident of its Covid-safe status, that it’s offering free healthcare and extended hotel stays to tourists when the season restarts. Ministers are...

Spain extends coronavirus ban on non-essential travel for those outside EU – including Brits – until May 31

THE Spanish government has extended a ban on all non-essential travel to Spain from outside the EU and Schengen area for another month. Confirmation of...

OPINION: Why has Barcelona, Madrid and Palma de Mallorca been ranked the worst in Spain for their quality of...

A new survey asked thousands of participants across the country to assess the overall quality of life in the city that they lived in

Things you can do for your mum if you can’t see her this Mother’s Day amid Spain’s COVID-restrictions

Coronavirus and confinement will mark this year’s Mother’s Day.

COVID-19 case numbers in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain remain solidly constant

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community are continuing to stay constant with little change. The regional health ministry said tonight(April 30)...

BORDER REOPENS as Portugal lifts January closure at 18 land crossings with Spain

PORTUGAL will reopen its land border with Spain tomorrow(May 1) two days ahead of schedule. Prime Minister, Antonio Costa, announced the country would be moving...

Little change in COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

215 new coronavirus infections were announced today(April 29) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. That's a fall of seven cases on a...

Relatives blame death of family member on his AstraZeneca injection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 64-year-old man has died on the Costa Blanca, eight days after getting his first shot of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine. The man suffered an...

Nearly 200 small companies granted aid for Covid-19 losses in expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES City Council is to pay €673,538 euros to 193 local companies via the Resistir Plan, designed to compensate for losses during the Coronavirus...

Grant Shapps ‘confident’ international travel will resume for Brits on May 17

AT present it is illegal for anyone from England to leave the UK. But Transport Secretary Grant Shapps this week said he would set...

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.

Murcia’s leader says ‘nobody knows what will happen’ after State of Alarm ends in Spain next month

MURCIA'S president, Fernando Lopez Miras, has said that Spain's 17 regions don't know what they can do legally once the State of Alarm ends...

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COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continue to fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca

149 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(May 5) in the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry. The key week-to-week comparison means there are...