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Night-time curfew planned for Valencia region

Trade unions reported today that regional president Ximo Puig is set to ask the national government for a curfew which will see people ordered...

Protecting pets

The Valencia government has passed draft legislation for the protection, welfare and keeping of pet animals. Aimed at eradicating abandonment of pets and cruelty, the...

Discount holidays for residents

In a bid to boost the tourism sector, a discount scheme for residents to take holidays within the Valencia region has been launched by...

Reinforcing track and trace

Valencia government president Ximo Puig has announced that 260 additional tracers will be hired to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region. They...

Dinosaur ‘eggs’ seized in Valencia

National Police officers and tax office inspectors intercepted a container holding fossils in Valencia port that had been illegally exported from Argentina.

Bid to reduce waiting times for residency cards

The National Police have launched an emergency plan to process applications and renewals of TIE residency cards and identification documents. The initiative is designed to...

Covid-19 ‘rapid test’ strategy unveiled

The regional health authority is delivering ‘rapid tests’ which can diagnose Covid-19 in 15 minutes to health centres and hospitals. The new initiative will see...

Grants available for green transport

The Valencia government is stumping up €4.9 million to encourage sustainable forms of transport in the region. The money can used to set up charging...

Highway robbers reeled in

Members of a gang suspected of carrying out at least 39 robberies at service and rest areas along the A-7 motorway have been arrested...

Importance of flu vaccination highlighted

The flu vaccination campaign started on Monday in the Valencia region – a month earlier than last year. Councillor for health Ana Barceló explained that...

Eco-friendly ferry to cover Dénia-Ibiza route

The world first-ever express ferry powered by natural gas interior combustion engines is in Dénia and hit the water for the first time this...

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...

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Clampdown on illegal parties to halt virus spread

Residents of the Valencia region have been asked to report any illegal parties which number more than six people. Councillor for justice Gabriela Bravo stated:...

Green jobs boost predicted

State of emergency declared