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Highway robbers reeled in

Members of a gang suspected of carrying out at least 39 robberies at service and rest areas along the A-7 motorway have been arrested...

Nightlife rules extended again

Emergency measures to halt the spread of Covid-19 in nightspots around the Valencia region have been extended for another three weeks by the regional...

Belgium’s green light for Valencia region

The requirements that Belgian visitors to Spain undergo PCR tests and quarantine on their return have been lifted for those who come to the...

Action over bank account closure threat

Expat champion Roger Gale MP has vowed to further investigate the issue of possible closures of UK bank accounts held by Britons living in...

Importance of flu vaccination highlighted

The flu vaccination campaign started on Monday in the Valencia region – a month earlier than last year. Councillor for health Ana Barceló explained that...

Reinforcing the flood gates

Work to install an automatic safety gate at the mouth of La Comuna irrigation channel into the River Segura in Rojales is underway. Mayor Antonio...

‘Grape-ful’ farmers salute the Guardia Civil

The Guardia Civil have hailed their operation to protect the grape harvest in Alicante province as a ‘success’. A force spokesman noted that they have...

Drug gang kidnap drama

Two Britons are amongst 18 suspects rounded up in connection with a case that involved drug dealing, kidnap and torture in the south of...

Bid to reduce waiting times for residency cards

The National Police have launched an emergency plan to process applications and renewals of TIE residency cards and identification documents. The initiative is designed to...

Clampdown on illegal parties to halt virus spread

Residents of the Valencia region have been asked to report any illegal parties which number more than six people. Councillor for justice Gabriela Bravo stated:...

Contract out on caterpillars

A new contract to provide Orihuela’s service to prevent and control processionary caterpillars has been awarded by the town hall. Councillor Dámaso Aparicio said processionary...

Nearly 3,000 marijuana plants impounded in Alicante swoops

The Guardia Civil headquarters in Alicante gave details on Tuesday of a number of operations against marijuana plantations around the province. In the swoops officers...

EIB finances flood repairs and prevention

THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) is financing the Valencia government with €100 million in loans to reconstruct infrastructures that were damaged by the DANA...

Shortest wait in the region

Torrevieja health department has stated that its hospital has the lowest waiting times for operations in the Valencia region. The private company Ribera Salud –...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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