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Written driving test scam had answers beamed in from parked minivan in Spain’s Valencia

FIVE people have been denounced by the Guardia Civil for cheating in a written driving test at a test centre in Alzira. They were all...

Home help steals over €70,000 from old woman’s bank account in Spain’s Valencia

A home help has been arrested for fraud and theft in Gandia after stealing €70,400 from a 90-year-old woman's bank account. The female thief, 36,...

International chefs converging on home of paella in Spain’s Valencia to make world’s best dish

SUECA'S International Valencian Paella Contest returns after a two-year pandemic break on Sunday. 42 chefs from 12 countries will battle it out to create the...

Valencia area abuser in Spain tries to strangle woman and hides her in sofa bed to stop police finding...

POLICE in Paterna discovered a woman with severe neck injuries hidden in a sofa bed after they were called to an apartment. A neighbour saw...

Two children stab teenage boy 10 times to steal phone and wallet in Spain’s Valencia

TWO children have been arrested for viciously assaulting a 16-year-old boy in Alfafar, Valencia Province early on Monday morning. They stole the victim's bumbag containing...

Sad milestone as Covid-19 deaths hit 10,000 mark in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

30 MONTHS on from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the unwanted landmark of 10,000 coronavirus deaths has been reached in the Valencian Community. Figures...

British man nearly dies after getting stabbed in his intestines in Spain’s Valencia area

A British man needed two emergency operations after being attacked in his car outside a gaming room in Oliva. The assault happened in late July...

Man breaches restraining order in failed attempt to kill ex-partner in Spain’s Valencia area

A man with a violent criminal record broke a restraining order to try to kill his ex-partner at her Silla home. Guardia Civil officers went...

Street drug dealer uses Covid mask to store cocaine in Spain’s Valencia area

A Gandia man sold cocaine which he stored in his protective Covid mask that he wore on local streets. The 59-year-old Spaniard drew the attention...

Bullfighting weekend gets banned by council in Spain’s Valencia area

SUECA council has refused to grant permits for a bullfighting weekend to coincide with the city's patron saint fiestas. The Xe Quin Bou Sueca bullfighting...

130,000 kilos of tomatoes ready for return of Spain’s world-famous La Tomatina festival in Valencia

THE world-famous La Tomatina festival returns to fill the streets of Buñol in a big tomato fight on Wednesday after a two-year enforced break...

Woman killed during Costa Blanca bull run becomes seventh summer victim in Spain’s Valencia region

A woman, 73, was fatally gored during the Beniarbeig bull runs on Thursday. The victim was a French national who lived a few kilometres away...

Pedro Sanchez classifies fire-ravaged areas of Spain’s Alicante and Valencia as disaster zones

PRIME MINISTER Pedro Sanchez will designate major fire sites at Bejis(Castellon) and Vall d'Ebo(Alicante) as disaster zones. Speaking during a Monday visit to Bejis, Sanchez...

Thieves break into 20 petrol station station shops to steal cash and cigarette machines in Spain’s Valencia

A gang plundered over 20 service station shops across the Valencia Community in a spree of overnight robberies. They smashed through shop windows and doors...

Olive farmers in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas set to forget harvest as production costs soar

OLIVE farmers in the Valencian Community may forget this year's harvest as the costs of olive-picking and making olive oil are too high. Extreme weather...

Riddle of body found semi-submerged in water by dam in Valencia area of Spain

THE body of a 35-year-old man was recovered on Monday in Valencia Province after emergency services were called by someone who sighted it. It was...

Worries about heatwave fires forces natural park closures across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FEARS of forest fires with temperatures tipped to easily exceed 40 degrees has forced most of the natural parks in the Valencian Community to...

Unique recycling system will process 45,000 discarded mattresses from Costa Blanca town in Spain

A ten-year accumulation of old bed mattresses is being removed from Santa Pola's eco-park and taken to Europe's only plant dedicated to mattress recycling. Over...

Bars and restaurants in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas get best ‘sustainability’ ratings of Spain’s coastal regions

VALENCIAN Community hospitality businesses lead Spain's coastal regions when it comes to sustainability. The findings come in a survey compiled by non-profit recycling entity Ecovidrio. Ecovidrio...

Woman killed by husband’s uncle who then leaps to death out of window in Spain’s Valencia

TWO people died in Alginet on Wednesday with a woman stabbed to death and her male attacker then fatally leaping out of a window. The...

Irish gang netted over €2 million in one year through asphalt scam across Spain

AN Irish gang ripped off businesses and public bodies across Spain by laying down poor quality asphalt surfaces but charging for a vastly superior...

Man stabs six dogs, killing one of them, after breaking into Valencia area property in Spain

A man, 32, is being investigated by the Valencia Guardia Civil over a brutal attack on six hunting dogs in Benaguacil. He potentially faces animal...

Teenagers arrested for recording video of couple having sex in toilet cubicle in Valencia area nightclub in Spain

TWO men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested for recording a video of two people having sex in a toilet cubicle at a...

Dog owners ordered to carry poop bags and to clear up urine in Valencia area town in Spain

BURJASSOT council in Valencia Province has declared war on dog owners who allow their pets to foul public areas without clearing up their mess. A...

Road carnage sees drunk driver kill two women in Valencia area of Spain

A drunk driver has been arrested over the death of two people on the V-23 highway in Sagunto on Sunday night. The intoxicated motorist, 31,...

‘Safe beaches’ campaign warns tourists about drowning risks in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A 'safe beaches' campaign has been launched in the Valencian Community with 24 seaside drownings already reported this year. The initiative aims to warn beachgoers...

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