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Move towards ‘new normality’

Yesterday evening regional president Ximo Puig announced the end to ‘most’ remaining measures in the Valencia region designed to halt the spread of Covid-19. The...

Booster shot for pensioners approved

Residents aged 70 and over will receive booster jabs to further protect them from Covid-19, starting at the end of October. The government announced that...

Region is ‘ready’ to take over Torrevieja healthcare

Regional councillor for health Ana Barceló said on Wednesday that they were ‘ready’ to take over Torrevieja hospital when the concession of private healthcare...

Subsidising renewable energy systems

From the end of this month, regional government subsidies can be applied for to install systems that use energy from renewable sources. These are available...

Car-sharing hub created

A car park has been created between Elda and Petrer specifically to facilitate sharing and pooling of vehicles – the shape of things to...

Identifying victims of Franco’s repression

Relatives of 14 victims of post-Civil War reprisals by the Franco regime have visited the work to identify remains at Elche’s old cemetery, which...

Crackdown on economic corruption announced

In the week of the Pandora papers bombshell in which some of the world’s rich and powerful have been implicated in tax avoidance and...

Hemp farms hid marijuana

As the climate of Alicante province is ideal for growing cannabis, numerous industrial hemp businesses have set up in the area but some have...

Drones save lives on the coast this summer

Drones deployed in 10 coastal municipalities of the Valencia region for the first time this summer ‘saved six lives’, according to councillor for the...

Using empty homes to address housing crisis

A decree enabling uninhabited housing to be rented out has been approved by the regional government. “Housing is one of people’s basic rights and not...

Saving Europe’s largest newt

The release of 629 Spanish ribbed newts (Pleurodeles waltl) into protected areas in the Valencia region has been declared a success by the regional...

Climber hospitalised following ‘complicated rescue’

It took firefighters nearly 18 hours to rescue a climber who suffered a fall of between 15 and 20 metres – high up on...

‘Potentially dangerous’ dog owner attacks police

A man who entered a Denia café with a dog of a breed classified as ‘potentially dangerous’ off the leash, ended up being arrested...

Steps to protect Calpe’s Roman remains

The special committee for the ancient Roman site in Calpe known as ‘the queen’s baths’ has unanimously approved a plan to protect the area...

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Travel ‘risk’ to the UK – travellers could be told to...

Britons in Spain have highlighted potentially ‘unpleasant’ consequences of travel to the UK due the British government’s policy on Covid-19 vaccines. The British Embassy confirmed...