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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...

Torrevieja Hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca is back in public management

TORREVIEJA Hospital, which serves 180,000 people, returned to public management at midnight this Saturday morning. The southern Costa Blanca facility had been managed privately since...

Alicante area sweatshop owner in Spain ‘locked up’ workers for poorly paid 12 hour shifts with no COVID-19 protection

A textile factory owner has been arrested in Alicante Province for running a sweatshop that exploited employees. The businessman, 44, was detained by the Policia...

International festival venue to host Spain’s first mass music event with entry via COVID-19 certificates

A Valencian Community rock and indie music festival will be the first mass music event in Spain to demand a COVID-19 certificate for attendees. The...

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...

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)...

EXPLAINER: Why Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels don’t want to rely on UK tourists coming to Spain

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hoteliers want to keep last summer's domestic booking boost going rather than relying on traditional foreign visitors from countries like...

Nine firearms dumped in reservoir by criminal gang in Spain’s Valencian Community

Diving specialists were called in to search the body of water and here they located all of the missing weapons

New international school in Valencia area of Spain combines British teaching standards with a creative experience for children

A BRAND new international school with an innovative way of teaching has opened in the Valencia City area. The Shackleton International School in Burjassot is an...

Property buyers with big pockets should go to Javea which has Costa Blanca’s most expensive road

JAVEA has kept its record as having the most expensive road for property buyers in the Valencian Community. The annual Idealista survey says the scenic...

Summer holiday bookings were ‘better than expected’ in Costa Blanca area of Spain

SUMMER holiday bookings in the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community were up to 30% higher than in 2020, according to Valencia's general director...

Cash-strapped nightclubs and late bars on the Costa Blanca brand summer season as a disaster in Spain

LATE bars and nightclubs in the Valencian Community say they are only generating just over a quarter of their 2019 income levels. A survey from...

Dramatic figures show teenagers dominating COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures for the Valencian Community have shown unvaccinated teenagers and young people dramatically pushing up infection rates. The region as a whole now...

Dramatic solar energy prediction for Spain’s Costa Blanca if majority of homes install panels

ALMOST 99% of the Valencian Community's electricity could end up being generated by domestic solar panels according to a survey conducted by renewable...

Benidorm gets a beach drone in new move to prevent seaside drownings across four Costa Blanca resorts in Spain

DRONES will fly over beaches in four Costa Blanca areas for the rest of the summer in a bid to cut down on deaths...

Increase in COVID-19 cases continues to slow down in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE rate of new COVID-19 infections is continuing to show signs of falling in the Valencian Community. 2,685 new infections were announced today(July 28) compared...

COVID-19 cases fall on a week-to-week basis in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A fresh set of COVID-19 infection figures are tentatively suggesting a possible slowing down of new cases in the Valencian Community. Health ministry figures today(July...

Popular tourist spot on the Costa Blanca in Spain could get a €30 million revamp

PLANS to build a €30 million leisure area in Torrevieja's port have been submitted to the Valencian Government. The proposal from local firm Inmuebles y...

Hundreds of people conned into paying €500 for bogus holiday rentals on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A 67-year-old conman fleeced hundreds of people by charging for non-existent holiday rentals on the Costa Blanca. The Policia Nacional arrested the fraudster at an...

Mercadona gets €2.5 million fine for installing facial-recognition cameras in their supermarkets in Spain

MERCADONA has been fined €2.5 million by Spain's data protection agency over a 'facial recognition' system trial. The aim was to spot supermarket customers that...

Property sales bounce back in Spain after last year’s pandemic restrictions

FRESH signs of a Spanish property market recovery have been reflected in two sets of new figures. May's registered property sales figures went up by...

Extra supplies of COVID-19 Moderna vaccine to go to Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE Valencian Community is get a higher percentage of new COVID-19 vaccine shipments to make up for lower supplies compared to other Spanish regions. Valencian...

Curfew returns TONIGHT to one Costa Blanca town along with 31 other areas in Spain’s Valencian Community

32 Valencian Community municipalities will see night curfews return from 1.00 am tomorrow morning(July 13) for a fortnight. That's down to increasing COVID-19 cases with...

Costa Blanca hotels in Spain go hi-tech in replacing room keys and cards with facial recognition system

LOST hotel room keys will soon be a thing of the past on the Costa Blanca as facial recognition systems will be introduced this...

COVID-19 cases continue big rises as hospital admissions also go up in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

1,410 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed today(July 1) in the Valencian Community by the regional health ministry. That's a rise of 476 cases on yesterday's...

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