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Red alert for forest fires

THE VALENCIA government placed the region on maximum alert for forest fires on Monday. The risk level was still classed as ‘extreme’ for the north...

A new location

A MASSIVE and popular indie festival will move to Gandia's Alcodar industrial estate now the Wonderwall Music Resort has shut down for good. The SanSan...

Spain’s biggest drugs factory discovered on the Costa

GUARDIA Civil has dismantled the largest synthetic drugs factory in Spain, led by a criminal organisation that developed and distributed them in the Marina...

Public transport fares frozen

THE regional government in Valencia has decided to freeze the cost of public transport in 2016, in order to promote its better use by...

Oliva pensioner ‘attacked Brit’ at beach festival

OLIVA police believe a 75-year-old man who reported being 'attacked' during a rock festival may have pulled the first punch.

Voting legislation back in Commons

THE long-awaited legislation giving British expats across the globe a 'lifelong' right to vote in parliamentary elections returns to the House of Commons in...

Help is on the way

PEOPLE affected by last week’s storms will receive extra aid to help deal with the consequences, regional president Ximo Puig announced. Puig explained the measure...

‘British expats’ rights are a top priority in the Brexit process’

'We want a good deal for British expats in Spain as soon as possible in the Brexit talks" Her Majesty's Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley...

Younes Abouyaaqoub – Spain’s most wanted

22-year-old Moroccan Younes Abouyaaqoub is currently Spain's most man, the suspected driver of the van that killed 14 people in Barcelona on Thursday. The terrorist...

Froome delighted Brits on Costa Vuelta stage

Thousands of British fans who cheered the Vuelta Ciclista a España participants as they raced from Orihuela Costa to the Cumbre del Sol in...

New healthcards issued

THE NEW SIP card to access the Spanish healthcare system for residents of the Valencia region was presented on Wednesday and the first ones...

Pets are no longer ‘things’ under Spanish law

THE SPANISH government has taken the first steps to make the necessary changes in legislation to recognise animals as sentient beings, and not 'things'...

A sweeter Christmas

'TURRÓN', by far the most popular Spanish Christmas treat, will be cheaper this year. Falling almond prices registered since July will lower the average price...

Living longer in Spain

LIFE expectation in Spain has increased to 90.4 years - becoming the second EU country with the highest figure. The news released by Eurostat to...

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Illegal fireworks seized in Gandia and Manises

Huge consignments of fireworks stored in makeshift warehouses without a licence were seized in separate operations in Manises (L’Horta Oest) and Gandia (La Safor)...

Godella house of horrors