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Puig views port progress

Regional president Ximo Puig has visited the works which are being carried out to reform Torrevieja port. Sr Puig praised the public-private partnership which allowed...

Green pool gives away grow house

A marijuana plantation that the Guardia Civil suspected could be hidden in a house somewhere in an urbanisation in Aguas de Busot was given...

Doctors threaten to strike

A strike by doctors has been threatened by regional medical union CESM-CV for January 17 and 18. They made the announcement on Wednesday after a...

Terrier ‘saved from drowning’

Local police and firefighters combined to save a Yorkshire terrier which had ended up in the sea at a rocky area of coastline in...

Safe haven for abused women

AN OFFICE specifically for reporting gender violence offences has been opened in Alicante city, following the two that are already in the region’s other...

Interim officers bolster understaffed police force

Orihuela local police have taken on 15 new officers from a job pool recently set up by the town hall human resources department. These officers...

Apps for OAPs

A pilot project to teach older people about new technology, so they can use online banking and the regional health service application, was presented...

Action on earthquakes

The regional government has approved an agreement between the Valencia cartographic institute (ICV) and Alicante university to set up a seismology and earthquake geology...

Council doubles ‘double your money’ scheme

Rojales town hall is doubling the funding for the third edition of its ‘Bono Consumo’ shopping voucher scheme with an additional €100,000, on top...

European super cartel taken down in six countries

Coordinated raids have been carried out across Europe and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), targeting both the command-and-control centre and the logistical drugs trafficking...

Rojales pays tribute to young football star

Rojales-raised footballing prodigy Xavi Simons, who is currently in Qatar as part of the Netherlands World Cup squad, has now had the municipal football...

Moving towards a greener society

The regional government’s climate change law has finally been given the green light by the Valencia parliament, in its last scheduled session of the...

Tourism tax gets the go-ahead

The so-called ‘tourism tax’ (tasa turística) has been passed by the regional parliament in Valencia and is due to come into force in a...

Bank watchdog to be set up

The government is creating an authority to defend the interests of clients of financial institutions. Minister for the economy, Nadia Calviño said it will have...

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