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Expat exodus from inland Valencia province

EXPATS are leaving the Vall d'Albaida, La Costera and Canal de Navarrés in droves, according to Spain's National Statistics Institute (INE) – six in...

Home emergencies on the rise

CASTELLÓN’S doctors and nurses are having to deal with a steep increase in home emergencies on a daily basis, according to figures recently released...

Restrictions lifted for Gandía forest fire aid

INCOME levels will be no barrier to regional government help for victims of the Marxuquera fire in response to Gandía mayoress Diana Morant's request.

Electric scooters ride into Valencia

CALIFORNIA-BASED company Lime has started renting its electric scooters in the capital city, using a similar business model to the public bike rental service.

Oliva pensioner ‘attacked Brit’ at beach festival

OLIVA police believe a 75-year-old man who reported being 'attacked' during a rock festival may have pulled the first punch.

Triumphant Tomatina

BUÑOL once again became the centre of attention for most of the world on Wednesday, celebrating its acclaimed Tomatina festival.

Measles spike continues

THE number of people that have gone down with the disease in the region is already five times as large as the total from...

Foreigners buy five homes every day

CASTELLÓN province’s real estate sector is booming as of late, with buyers from other European countries increasing their number of properties in the area.

Bodies of Franco’s firing squad victims exhumed

REMAINS of over 100 civilians shot by firing squad during the dictatorship are being exhumed from their common graves at Paterna (L'Horta Oest) cemetery...

Worst fire in six years finally extinguished

After seven days of intense fire-fighting, the regional emergency service finally declared the worst forest fire in the region in six years 'extinguished' on...

Forest Inferno under control

WHAT has become the worst forest fire in the Valencia region in six years - leaving 40 families homeless and at least 7,421 acres...

Work inspections set to increase

THE number of work inspections that have been carried out in Castellón in 2018 will surpass those from previous years with the new campaign...

La Safor taxi drivers join national strike

TAXI drivers in La Safor have joined the strike staged across the province and in several major cities in the last week against car-pooling...

Dogs die in hot car in Gandia

FOUR dogs left in a locked car whilst their owners went on a bar crawl died of heatstroke in Gandia, police revealed on Friday. Bystanders...

Otters back in La Safor after 60-year absence

TRACES of otters have been found in the river Serpis for the first time since the 1950s – and conservationists are now searching high...

Heatwave warning

A SPECIAL alert for a heatwave has been published by state weather agency AEMET for the whole of Spain. According to AEMET, sea breezes...

BBC seeks Brexit feeling on the Costa Blanca

Britain views live broadcasts by Brexit reporter Adam Flemming as he interviewed Costa Blanca News reporter Irena Bodnarec and other expats expressing their concerns....

Guardia Civil shut down Vinaròs illegal puppy farm

GUARDIA Civil officers closed down an illegal puppy farm in Vinaròs late last week, arresting a 59-year-man. Investigations began after a vet reported that puppies...

Valencia buys up low cost housing

THE VALENCIA government will stump up around €50 million over the next three years to buy resale properties which will be converted into social...

Printed house erected in Valencia

THE FIRST Spanish house printed with a 3D printer has been created by Valencian start-up “Be More 3D” The house is a 24m2 building and...



Llíria cancer run success

OVER 1,000 runners took part in the event held in Llíria last Sunday, helping raise funds to fight against cancer.

No to mobile phone ban

Scandal over artwork

Prison for drug dealing mayor