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House sales drop

THE number of houses purchased by foreign buyers in Castellón province has dropped considerably this year. Whereas Castellón used to be a very enticing market...

Ontinyent flood victims fear repeat performance

RESIDENTS affected by the September floods in Ontinyent have signed a petition calling for urgent action – especially as another gota fría is forecast...

Chaos on newly-restored L’Alcúdia-Moixent rail link

COMMUTERS' honeymoon on the Xàtiva-Valencia rail link has proven to be short-lived: barely five months after getting back on track, the bus replacement service...

Xàtiva crimewave terror over

HOMEOWNERS in Xàtiva living in terror of being the next burglary victim can rest easily now – a gang of three behind 55 break-ins...

Becoming an LGTB destination

VALENCIA’S governing team is expected to approve in coming weeks the celebration of the first 'Gay Beach Festival' next year. The idea came from local...

Open-air gym mania

THE POPULARITY and number of areas to practice sport in parks and squares continues to increase. Public spaces with machines for conducting specific exercises have...

‘Harmless’ anti-pet pee spray trialled in Burjassot

BURJASSOT town hall is trialling a 'natural solution' to discourage dogs and cats from weeing against buildings and other fixtures. The spray used is harmless...

Licence ultimatum for British drivers

THE NATIONAL traffic authority (DGT) has issued a special alert for British residents who hold UK driving licences. The DGT has told Britons that...

Fond memories of a Thomas Cook employee

Long-standing Torrevieja resident Rita Huntley has shared her thoughts on a treasured career working for Thomas Cook with CBNews. The recent demise of the company...

Flooding cash on the way

The first emergency payments for flood victims ‘will start to be made next week’. Regional councillor for justice and the interior Gabriela Bravo said more...

Valencia cried out for the Earth

Over 4,000 people gathered in Valencia's main square on Friday to join the global cry to raise awareness towards climate change See report by Catherine...

Lazy fraud costs Valencia public transport dearly

VALENCIA’S public transport department succumbed to a very lazy fraud attempt, sending over €4 million to China. It all started with an email sent to...

Burglaries plummet in Gandía thanks to police crackdown

BURGLARIES have gone down by 40% and crime in general by 5.6% in Gandía in the first six months of this year, with offences...

Costa faces huge clean up

LOSSES caused by the flooding disaster which has hit the south Valencia region will run to more than €1.5 billion, according to regional president...

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Tractor protest over wetlands

DOZENS of tractors staged a slow protest along the CV-500 through the Albufera wetlands yesterday (Thursday) over plans to restrict traffic almost to nil. The...