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Security tightens

THE MINISTRY for the Interior is planning extra security measures and more personal information exchanges with private companies for car and holiday apartment rentals...

Parliament extends state of emergency

Spain’s parliament approved the extension of the state of emergency on Wednesday for another two weeks meaning it will run until midnight on Saturday,...

Barcelona van attack could have been ‘Plan B’

Investigators now believe the running over of pedestrians with a van in Barcelona's Las Ramblas may have been the terrorists' 'Plan B' after a...

Bid to cut waiting lists

OPERATING theatres in public hospitals in the Valencia region will open on Saturdays to reduce waiting lists. Regional councillor for health Carmen Montón said this...

Human trafficking network dismantled in Sagunto

By Shelley Liddell GUARDIA CIVIL officers in Moncada, collaborating with Belgian Police and Europol, have busted a criminal organisation dedicated to trafficking with people. They would...

EasyJet grounds planes until further notice

Budget airline EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of planes In a statement, the airline announced: “As a result of the unprecedented travel restrictions imposed...

Castellón housemaids fight for legal job regulation rights

HOUSEMAIDS are fighting to gain the same job rights as any other professional, as the amount of 'underground economy' workers continues to grow and...

International success for La Nucía

An estimated 11,000 people attended La Nucía's fifth International Day on Sunday at the Camilo Cano Sports Centre. The main arena was transformed into a riot...

Valencia figures ‘give hope’

  No deaths from coronavirus have been reported in the Valencia region for the last three days, councillor for health Ana Barceló reported yesterday evening. She...

Breaking the law

OVER 4,500 motorbikes and mopeds in La Safor (southern Valencia province) have no valid ITV - Spain's answer to an MOT. This translates as nearly...

Ambassador confirms June 21 date for British visitors

Following the announcement by PM Pedro Sánchez on Sunday that Spain would lift border controls with the EU Member States and Schengen area countries...

Bid to stop taxi sector war

THE REGIONAL parliament has passed a law to regulate ‘vehicles for hire’ (VTC), operated by companies such as Uber and Cabify. A spokesman for the...

Three injured in shooting outside school

Three people were injured in a shooting reported outside a school in La Coma district of Paterna (Valencia) at 10.00 this morning. Initial reports...

Cost of storm gloria keeps mounting

BELLREGUARD is considering not rebuilding its seafront esplanade after Storm Gloria and to 'return it to its natural state' rather than 'spending millions' for...

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Ivory traders taken to task

A three week crackdown on illegally obtained ivory being sold in shops and on the internet has resulted in 66 items made of it...

Green jobs boost predicted

State of emergency declared