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Electricity bill reduction procedure passed by Cabinet

The government has finally been able to approve the measure which will see the wholesale price of electricity reduced, bringing down bills for households,...

More nurses for the health service

Regional health councillor Ana Barceló has given more information on the procedure to take on nearly 2,000 nurses for the health service in the...

Coast protection plan saved

A plan to protect land along the Valencia region’s coastline has been granted a reprieve by the Supreme Court (TS). The territorial action plan for...

Black Friday ‘bargain’ con busted

A ‘criminal organisation’ which managed to defraud 160 people around the country via a Black Friday internet offer for electronic equipment has been ‘dismantled’,...

More than half of Spain’s branch offices shut since 2008

A total of 26,400 branch offices have been closed and 100,000 employees dismissed by the banking sector in Spain since the first economic crisis...

Valencia to get part of €10 billion investment by Volkswagen

The presentation of the project by Volkswagen to construct the ‘Gigafactory Valencia’ – enabling ‘sustainable battery production’ for electronic vehicles – was attended by...

Votes for life returned to Britons abroad

Eight years after the Conservative party first vowed to give votes for life to British expatriates – they have finally kept their promise. The UK...

Spying scandal hits the government

After it was revealed at the end of April that more than 60 separatist politicians and their supporters had been spied on using the...

Cofrentes nuclear station to cease production for good

A nuclear power plant in a rural Valencia-province valley will be dismantled, the government has confirmed – but it will not disappear overnight. It will...

Bills set to come down next month

Minister for the ecological transition Teresa Ribera has vowed that electricity bills could come down by as much as 30% – starting next month. She...

Blue flag blitz – Alicante province leads the way in Spain

The Valencia region has more Blue Flags for its beaches and ports than any other region in Spain – with Alicante province top of...

Large fines lie in wait for pimps and sex clients

The regional government has urged town halls to implement a new bylaw that they have drafted allowing for fines of up to €3,000 to...

Four-day week plan presented

The regional government is preparing aid for businesses of over €9,000 over three years for each employee allowed to work a four-day week. Conditions for...

Bid to create ‘bad bank’ social housing

A proposal that properties owned by the so-called ‘bad bank’ – the Sareb – should be turned into social housing has made by the...

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Credit from Valencia to fund fuel discount

The regional government is making €50 million available to petrol stations so they can cover the cost of the 20 cent per litre fuel...