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Pilot injured in crash

A man was seriously injured when the light aircraft he was flying crashed yesterday in Torremendo, a rural district of Orihuela, reported the emergency...

River authority opens to the public in Orihuela

The Segura river and water authority (CHS) has opened its first office in the Valencia region – in Orihuela. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Valencia region border closure continues

The closure of the border of the Valencia region will be extended for another seven days from Friday – meaning citizens will not be...

Tax cut for Torrevieja homeowners

Torrevieja town hall has announced that it is going to cut property tax (IBI) for 2021. Councillor for the treasury Domingo Paredes stated that the...

Radar Covid app finally working

The Radar Covid mobile device application to help detect people infected with the coronavirus is now fully operational in the Valencia region, announced the...

Record breaking regional budget announced

The regional government’s draft budget for 2021 is the largest in its history ‘in order to confront the socioeconomic and health challenges of the...

Airport tribute for poet

Orihuela is celebrating that Alicante-Elche airport is to be named after the municipality’s most famous poet, and Republican campaigner during the Civil War, Miguel...

Forest restoration progresses

Restoration work on the pine forest in La Marina de Elche is making good progress, according to councillor for sustainable development Esther Díez. More than...

Britons accused of running drug production line

British criminals allegedly ran a sophisticated and large-scale drug production factory with wholesale, retail and export divisions, it was revealed this week. The Guardia Civil...

Seismic shock

Torrevieja residents reported feeling several earthquakes last night and this morning – but only two have been recorded by the national geographic institute (IGN). The...

Valencia region closes border

Citizens will not be able to leave or enter the Valencia region from midday today (Friday), regional president Ximo Puig announced last night. The measure...

Islamic extremist arrested in Altea

A trusted member of the terror group Islamic State used a Costa Blanca home and the dark web to radicalise and recruit young people...

Hospitals hit by new Covid-19 infections

The number of active cases of Covid-19 in the Valencia region has nearly doubled in the last two weeks. The figure reported by regional...

State budget presented for 2021

A national budget to ‘reconstruct the country and modernise the economy’ has been presented by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and deputy PM Pablo Iglesias. They...

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