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Snow on the hills

The cold snap is set to continue into next week, according the forecast from state weather agency AEMET. Both the coast and inland areas of...

Strike does not affect flights

No flights were cancelled in the Valencia region due to the air traffic controllers’ strike which started this week. The first of the 24-hour stoppages...

Pay rise for lowest earners

The minimum wage (SMI) in Spain has been raised again, this time to €1,260 per month, a monthly increase of €93.30 (8%), making an...

Row blows up over ‘inflated’ supermarket prices

The Valencia government has called for ‘dialogue’ after minister for social rights, Ione Belarra insisted that the coalition national government that she forms part...

Valencia becomes a ‘green giant’

The green light has been given to 61 projects – mainly solar power plants – which will allow more than half the electricity produced...

Helping to shelter the homeless

Efforts are being made to protect homeless people from the cold weather. The regional government has activated its protocol, which involves coordinating with town halls,...

Oiling the way – in English

Funding has been provided by the regional government for the Mediterranean Gourment Olive Oils initiative. Valencia is helping 12 cooperatives from around the region to...

Air traffic controllers set to strike

Unions representing air traffic controllers have called five days of strike action at 16 Spanish airports including Alicante-Elche. The 24-hour stoppages are set to take...

Doctors’ strike on hold

The doctors’ strike which was due to take place in the Valencia region this week was postponed ‘in order not to contribute to the...

Talking up a four-day week

The Valencia government is continuing its exploration of the four-day working week. Regional vice-president Aitana Mas met with Iceland’s minister for education, Áxmundur Einar Daoason...

More cheap high-speed trains to Madrid

Low fare high-speed train (AVE) company Ouigo will start offering services between Alicante and Madrid from the second quarter of this year. Director general Hélène...

2022 – the hottest year on record

2022 was the hottest year since records began in Spain. Figures from state weather agency AEMET show that temperatures in the Valencia region were 1.6°C...

New health service personnel on the way

Procedures to select 11,800 new employees for the Valencia region health service start on Sunday, January 22. The initiative is designed to ‘reduce temporary employment’...

Call for ‘clear guidelines’ for digital nomads

Non-residents interested in applying for ‘digital nomad’ visas – obtained via legislation that came into force on January 1 – are calling for clarifications...

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Shifting snow

Snow has reached a depth of 40cm on Aitana – Alicante’s highest mountain. And snow ploughs have been working overtime in Castellón province, where heavy...

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Cheap AVE to start in May