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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...

Valencia region bucks Spain’s Covid-19 trend

While the number of active cases of Covid-19 is rising sharply in many areas of Spain – especially in Madrid – the figure in...

Drone to tackle mosquitoes

The battle against mosquitoes is being waged on land, over water and even in the air by Elche city hall, which has presented new...

Land sale flop

Only one of the council’s plots at auction in Orihuela Costa has proved to be of interest to construction companies. The procedure was supposed to...

Bank branch closures hit the elderly hardest

Hundreds of thousands of residents are being forced into online banking as 46% of branch offices have shut down in Spain since 2008 –...

Migrants’ boats reach the coast

More than 100 migrants landed on or were intercepted off Costa Blanca beaches in less than 48 hours this week. A boat containing nine people...

Baby boom!

A total of 47 loggerhead turtles have hatched from eggs laid in a nest at La Manga del Mar Menor. Full report in Friday’s Costa...

Text message con-artists tracked down

Suspected fraudsters have been arrested in Almoradí for allegedly conning almost €20,000 out of eight victims by sending out text messages as bait –...

Ancient revelations in Rojales

Excavations at the Cabezo del Molino in Rojales have discovered several Iberian kilns that could indicate that there was an industrial complex at the...

Residents asked for budget ideas

Torrevieja town hall has presented its ‘participative budget’ project for 2021. Residents can submit their proposals for next year’s council spending plan until Sunday, October...

Plan to ‘turn catastrophe into an opportunity’

The Plan Vega Renhace to regenerate the Vega Baja area in the wake of last year’s flooding disaster will be allocated €100 million in...

Repression execution victims’ bodies were moved

Archaeologists have discovered that the bodies of victims of Franco’s purges at the end of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) which were buried in...

Bumper flu vaccination campaign announced

The Valencia government is starting its annual flu vaccination programme a month earlier than last year. Jabs will be available at health centres for people...

Baptism of fire

Fines have been issued after 30 people were caught carrying out a baptism ceremony at a beach in Alicante city. Local police found that the...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

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