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Investigating Iberian origins in Orihuela

Archaeological excavations have started at the site known as Los Saladares in Orihuela, where the town hall eventually plans to open a visitor centre. Full...

Town hall signs agreement with courts to oust squatters

Villajoyosa council signed an agreement with the courts that establishes a coordinated protocol with the town’s local police force to handle and expedite the...

Pfizer’s ‘shot in the arm’ for inoculation campaign

Spain and other European countries suffered a setback and a boost for their vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 this week. The news that the single-dose Janssen...

Huge whale washed ashore

A dead sperm whale was washed up on Els Vivers beach in Guardamar del Segura on Tuesday. The cause of death is not yet known. Full...

Rewards for recycling

The future of rubbish disposal, as envisioned by the regional government, has been unveiled in an inland area of Alicante province. Computerised recycling depots to...

Dig this – all change in Benidorm

The long-awaited overhaul of a section of Avenida de Mallorca in the heart of the Rincon de Loix area of Benidorm began this week. Full...

Agency to police town planning abuses

The statutes of the land protection agency – which is being set up by the regional government and will be based in Elche –...

Customers advised to challenge money transfer ‘rip offs’

Spanish banks which are charging residents for money transfers up to €50,000 from the UK at a higher rate than they charge for national...

Operation ‘Tapa’ solves heavy metal crime

Detectives have arrested a man stealing cast iron drain covers from the streets of Jávea and selling them at a scrapyard. One walker fell down...

Green light for electric car subsidies

Purchasers can claim up to €9,000 off the price of an electric vehicle with the government’s new Plan MOVES III scheme. The initiative – which...

Central reservation crash kills driver

A 24-year-old British man was killed when his car crashed into the central reservation of the AP-7 motorway while approaching the tunnel in Pilar...

No smoke with fire

Fire fighters stumbled on an indoor marijuana plantation when they went to put out a blaze at a house in Torrevieja on Saturday. Full report...

Vaccination ramp up in the Valencia region

The health authorities were set to administer 224,000 anti-Covid jabs in the Valencia region this week. Regional president Ximo Puig said this was their best...

Officer charged

A Torrevieja local police officer is amongst five people arrested by Guardia Civil in Orihuela Costa in connection with growing and selling drugs. Full report...

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Valencia remains the best in Spain

Valencia continues to buck the national trend and remains the region with the lowest instance of coronavirus in the country. While cases rocket in a...

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