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Home ‘usurper’ detained

A man who was allegedly breaking into properties in Torrevieja and then renting them out to unsuspecting tenants has been arrested by the Guardia...

Huge marijuana plant discovered

A five-metre-high marijuana plant has been found at a countryside villa in Murcia by the National Police. Officers were patrolling in the area when they...

Briton stabbed to death

A British man is being hunted by the Guardia Civil after a compatriot was stabbed to death in Ciudad Quesada in the early hours...

Shepherd’s warning

This spectacular red sky this morning at La Mata (Torrevieja) heralds a change in the weather. Storm Alex has already arrived in the north of...

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...

Reduction in active cases of Covid-19

The weekly figure for active cases of Covid-19 in the Valencia region has fallen for the first time since July. Numbers of cases had stabilised...

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...

Council forced to pay huge compensation bill

A total of €4.5-million in compensation will be paid to multinational company Urbaser by Orihuela council over the controversial decision taken by former Partido...

Town hall allows discos to reopen as cafe

Nightlife establishments in Novelda have been authorised to reopen as cafeterias while the Covid-19 restrictions remain in place, announced the town hall. The resolution was...

Police warn of new ‘gas man’ con trick

A man suspected of robbing at last four elderly people by pretending he had come to check their electricity or gas supplies has been...

Bid to slow ‘massive increase’ in street cats

Town halls are using provincial government funds to try to get to grips with their feral cat colonies. In Jávea, almost €11,000 is being made...

Unearthing the Argar in Callosa

An eighth campaign of excavations has started at the Bronze Age site Laderas del Castillo, in Callosa de Segura. This important dig has already revealed...

Drug growing squatter gang brought down

Suspects accused of occupying empty luxury homes all over the Vega Baja area to set up marijuana plantations have been busted by the Guardia...

Call to end reliance on residential tourism

The regional government’s Plan Vega Renhace to regenerate the Vega Baja area has concerned associations of ecologists and residents who fear some of its...

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