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Valencia’s brand-new CaixaForum in Spain is taking shape ahead of July 2022 opening

BUILDING of the new CaixaForum has passed the halfway mark within Valencia's City of Arts and the Sciences complex. 55% of the project has been...

Extra police officers called in to combat ‘botellones’ in Spain’s Valencia

ON TUESDAY the Mayor of Valencia promised to reinforce the city’s police,  following growing political pressure over the problem of mass street drinking, known...

These are officially the 10 best tortillas served in Spain

With onions or without? Runny or well done? These are the questions that continue to divide Spanish society when it comes to Spain's unofficial...

Youths arrested for attempted murder as they mowed down teenagers on bicycles on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A revenge attack has seen three young men arrested in Gandia for trying to kill three minors by ploughing into their bicycles with a...

COVID-19 victims remembered in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, laid a floral tribute this Friday in memory of the 7,805 people who have lost their lives to COVID-19 in...

Dance academy in Spain’s Valencia shortlisted for International Awards

A VALENCIA Dance academy celebrated its second birthday last week after being shortlisted for the internationally prestigious Worldwide Dance School of the Year Awards. Cameron...

EXPLAINER: The relaxed COVID-19 rules for the ‘new normal’ in the Costa Blanca area of Spain

COVID-19 restrictions will largely be abolished from this Saturday(October 9) in the Valencian Community. As expected, Valencian president, Ximo Puig, has announced the scrapping of...

All Costa Blanca beaches in Spain may get life-saving drone patrols next summer

BEACH drones could be used at all Valencian Community beaches next year after a pilot scheme saved six lives during August and September. Valencian Interior...

Spain’s Costa Blanca set for ‘vast majority’ of COVID-19 restrictions to be scrapped this weekend

THE 'vast majority' of COVID-19 restrictions will end this Saturday(October 9) in the Valencian Community according to regional president, Ximo Puig. Speaking this Monday(October 4)...

Why Valencia should be on every traveller’s bucket list when visiting Spain

Architectural masterpieces, history aplenty and even the Holy Grail. Shannon Chaffers takes a poke around Valencia

40-year-old Irishman drowns off Costa Blanca beach in Spain’s Alicante

A MAN, confirmed as Irish by local police, drowned whilst swimming off the coast of Alicante at around 5.30pm on Thursday. The man got into...

How Spain’s Valencia region has become a coastal paradise for wine lovers

Wine tourism is taking off across the region of Valencia. Matthew Desoutter at Simply Spanish Wine takes a look at what's on offer.

Debate rages in Spain’s Valencia region over introduction of tourist tax

THE controversy over the introduction of a tourist tax in the region of Valencia rumbles on in the region's parliament after a debate which...

‘Mission Accomplished’: What you need to know about ‘new normal’ as COVID-19 restrictions lifted across Costa Blanca and Spain’s...

THE region of Valencia has moved into a new phase of ‘de-escalation’ of COVID-19 restrictions which begins on Tuesday, September 28 and will last...

No jab no entry: Spain’s Valencia region considers COVID-19 passports to enter bars and nightclubs

If you're not jabbed, you're not coming in. That could soon be the reality at late night bars and nightclubs across the Valencia region, writes Rob Kiteley.

World Paella Day: Spain’s Valencia celebrates with an international paella tournament

WORLD Paella Day, a tribute to Valencia’s most universal dish, is celebrated every September 20— coinciding with the harvesting of its main ingredient: rice. This...

Anyone found making racist, sexist or homophobic comments in public could face €3,000 fine in Spain’s Valencia

Under a new proposal to tackle the scourge of street harassment, Valencia City Council hopes to put a stop to conduct that 'threatens a person's freedom'

Nightlife sector in Spain’s Valencia demands opening of dance floors to 75% capacity

NIGHTLIFE calls for urgent review of current measures that affect the sector and demand to be able to open dance floors to 75% capacity...

EXPLAINED: What lies behind the strange square road surface marks that have appeared in Spain’s Valencia?

HAVE you seen them? Strange square road surface marks that are often mistaken for patches of roadworks and seem to appear overnight. The mysterious square...

WORLD FIRST: Teen hospitalised over Fortnite addiction in Spain’s Valencia

RESEARCHERS in Valencia have registered the first clinical case in the world for video game addiction. A team of specialists from the Provincial Hospital of...

Autumn is coming: downpours predicted during last summer days in Spain’s Valencia region

TYPICAL autumnal downpours and sunny days will mark the weather for the rest of the week in Valencia. The instability, caused by an Atlantic storm...

New rules for dogs in Spain’s Valencia—including rinsing dog wee off the streets

VALENCIA'S new Coexistence Ordinance will oblige pooch owners to act responsibly and clean up after their dogs. The city expects dog owners to clean up...

COVID-19 infections and hospital case continue falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

355 new COVID-19 cases were declared today(September 10) in the Valencian Community. The Friday total is down on last week's 582 infections and 854 cases...

COVID-19 cases falling briskly in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

ANOTHER significant fall in coronavirus infections was announced today(September 9) in the Valencian Community. 401 new COVID-19 cases were declared today compared to 702 infections...

Lessons in Lingo: Costa de Valencia is the top-rated language school in Spain’s Valencia

IT is September once again, and that means back to school for everyone… including Costa de Valencia Spanish language school in the regional capital. The...

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