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Humpback whale rescued from illegal fish nets in Mallorca dies six days later off Valencia coast of Spain

A humpback whale who made international headlines after being freed from illegal netting off Mallorca on May 20, has died off the Valencia coast. The...

Boy, 12, removed from parents who continually resorted to corporal punishment in Spain’s Valencia City

A Valencia City school came to the rescue of a 12-year-old boy who was subjected to regular physical assaults by his parents. His mother and...

Crossing Valencia City streets in Spain to be made safer for autistic people

NEW painted signs are appearing by Valencia City pedestrian crossings to help people with autism cross the road safely. A pilot project has been launched...

Child, 9, suffers fatal cardiac arrest following fire in Spain’s Valencia

A girl, 9, died on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest caused by inhaling smoke during a Valencia City fire. The youngster passed away in...

Home property sales in Spain record highest March figures in 15 years

HOME property sales in Spain soared to their highest March level since 2007 according to official figures. The National Statistics Institute reported 59,272 registered sales...

Boy, 6, drowns in banned seaside swimming area as mother and brother survive in Spain’s Valencia

A boy, 6, drowned on Saturday while swimming with his mother and elder brother, 9, in a prohibited area of Canet d'en Berenguer beach...

First monkeypox case detected in Spain’s Valencia region

THE first case of monkeypox has been identified in the Valencian Community. Regional health chiefs said on Monday that it was a case in Castellon...

Man tries to strangle health centre receptionist in Valencia area of Spain

TWO Gandia health centre receptionists were attacked by a man who walked in and started to insult them. The man appeared at the Beniopa centre...

Tap water had toxin levels up to 1,000 times over safety limit on Valencia region industrial estate in Spain

A Castellon Province waste management factory owner is being investigated over a poisonous discharge that forced drinking water supplies to be cut off for...

Anabolic steroid gang imported drugs to sell in gyms and stores across Spain’s Costa Blanca

THOUSANDS of doses of illegally-imported anabolic steroids have been seized in Policia Nacional raids across the Valencian Community. 16 people have been arrested for running...

Businesses will get public money to introduce four-day working week in Spain’s Valencia region

GRANTS of up to €200,000 per company will be offered as an incentive for Valencian Community businesses to move some of their staff onto...

Fairground worker violently assaults ‘merry-go-round’ horse dealer in Spain’s Murcia

A Murcia dealer was clubbed by an iron bar during a disagreement over the price of seven 'merry-go-round' horses. The salesman, 31, agreed to meet...

Boy, 12, dies in Spain’s Valencia after playing with friends on balcony and falling onto concrete patio

A boy, 12, died from his injuries at Valencia's La Fe Hospital on Thursday, after falling from a fourth floor balcony in Algemesi. The youngster...

Thieves puncture car tyres in distraction burglary con at motorway service areas in Spain’s Valencia region

TWO people have been arrested for robbing motorists at AP-7 motorway service areas in Castellon Province. Tyres were deliberately punctured to set up distraction thefts. The...

Costa Blanca hotels in Spain report excellent April occupancy- just 6% down on pre-pandemic numbers

HOTEL occupancy for April on the Costa Blanca was just 6% down on the pre-pandemic year of 2019. Figures from the Alicante Province Association of...

Refrigerated lorries had special hidden compartments to conceal drugs exported from Spain’s Valencia to France

A Valencia Province gang ran a major drugs export business taking supplies to France on refrigerated lorries owned by one their group members. 11 people...

Donald Duck run over and seriously injured by children’s train at Valencia area fair in Spain

A man impersonating Donald Duck suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries after getting run over by a children's train ride at Alaquas fair in...

Parents pimp out underage daughter for €100 to have sex with man, 78, in public park in Spain’s Valencia...

A 78-year-old man has been arrested for having sex with a underage girl in a Castellon public park in the Valencian Community. The girl's parents...

Traffickers lured women to Spain with bogus job offers but forced them into prostitution at Valencia area flats

A gang that brought over women from Columbia with promises of legal jobs in Spain, but used them instead as prostitutes, has been brought...

Brewery in Spain’s Valencia produces Ukraine solidarity beer that insults Vladimir Putin

A Valencian microbrewery is selling a new craft beer called 'F---ing Putin' to show its solidarity with the Ukraine people in the wake of...

No room at the inn for Madrid disabled group snubbed over hotel booking in Spain’s Valencia region

A Valencia Province seaside hotel faces being reported to the Prosecutor’s Office over its refusal to accommodate a group of disabled people. The Hotel Gandia...

Furious father punches physiotherapist caught sexually abusing disabled daughter, 2, in Spain’s Valencia area

A physiotherapist has been arrested in Torrent for sexually assaulting a two-year-old girl suffering with cerebral palsy. Her parents heard her screaming from the room...

‘Dark Web’ pornographic postings by Valencia man who sexually abused two girls for years in Spain

POLICE have arrested a Valencia man who abused two girls for a decade and uploaded images of them to the 'Dark Web'. Policia Nacional cybercrime...

Tourist pickpocket had over €50,000 of stolen goods stashed away in Valencia house in Spain

A tourist pickpocket operating in Valencia was found to have over €50,000 of stolen goods at his home. The 39-year-old thief was well known to...

Spain’s hospital operation waiting lists are longest in 18 years

SPAIN'S operation waiting lists in public hospitals have reached their highest level since 2003. Health Ministry figures going up to the end of 2021 show...

Dog sniffs out British woman with large suitcase of marijuana at Spain’s Valencia airport flying to London

A British woman, 46, has been arrested at Valencia's Manises airport for trying to fly out with 15 kilos of marijuana in her suitcase. Two...

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