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Quesada cannabis farm found

Concerns about the strong and distinctive smell of marijuana coming from a house in Ciudad Quesada (Rojales) have led to a plantation of the...

Sánchez aims to end state of emergency next month

The government is planning to end the state of emergency (estado de alarma) in Spain on May 9 – when the current stage runs...

Computer shop couple collared

A couple who run a computer shop in Torrevieja have been arrested in connection with burglaries of rural homes in Guardamar del Segura and...

Beach proposal over face masks

The Valencia region has proposed that the new normality law (Ley de Nueva Normalidad) – which came into force last week – should be...

Additional vaccines arrive – residents are being contacted for their jabs

Regional president Ximo Puig revealed yesterday (Thursday) that around 120,000 extra doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine were due to arrive in the Valencia region...

Appeal from UK police

Surrey Police have asked for help in finding Edmund Rose from Headley in the UK, who they believe could have travelled to Spain. Edmund, aged...

Burgled Britons help to catch suspect

The Guardia Civil have arrested a man who was recorded on security cameras as he broke into the home of a British couple in...

Embassy advises Britons over 90-day rule

Following unsubstantiated reports in UK tabloids about Spanish police looking to round up Britons who are in the country illegally, the British Embassy has...

British arrivals sent home from Alicante airport

Dozens of British passengers arriving at Alicante-Elche airport have been escorted back onto a plane and returned to the UK after being refused entry...

A bridge too far

A bridge collapsed when a cement mixer tried to cross the River Segura in rural Murcia on Monday. The driver, who is a resident of...

Increased vigilance to prevent Easter forest fires

The regional government has activated an emergency plan to prevent forest fires occurring over the Easter holidays. It runs until April 12. More in Costa Blanca...

Huge spend to convert old railway lines for leisure

The Valencia government is investing more than €75 million in developing and improving 224 kilometres of ‘vía verde’ greenways and cycle/pedestrian paths throughout the...

Health department offers vaccination certificate

People who have been inoculated against Covid-19 will be able to download a vaccination certificate, reported the regional health department. Regional councillor for health Ana...

Art forgeries seized by Valencia police

Regional police officers from Valencia have impounded three paintings – deemed to be forgeries – which were on sale on the black market for...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...