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New rules on face masks after Easter

The use of face masks in interiors will no longer be obligatory in most situations from April 20. The announcement was made by minister for...

Care home restrictions lifted

Covid-19 visiting restrictions on care homes for the elderly in Valencia region have been lifted by the equality department. These include the limitations on the...

Dad accused of killing young son

The town hall of Sueca has declared three days of official mourning after an 11-year-old boy was killed, allegedly by his own father. The 47-year-old...

Sharp rise in Covid-19 infections reported

The number of active cases of Covid-19 in the Valencia region has risen sharply over the last week. On Tuesday the regional health department reported...

Spain’s insurance shortfall revealed

Nearly three million vehicles on Spain’s roads are not covered by an insurance policy, according to government figures. This represents a staggering 9% of all...

Helpline set up for Ukraine refugees

The Valencia government has set up a special hotline for Ukranian refugees. Councillor for justice and the interior Gabriela Bravo said the ‘112 Ucrania’ number...

Government to subsidise fuel

A reduction of 20 cents in the price of fuel at the pumps will be applied for all motorists and transport workers, announced Prime...

Wet March ‘caused by climate change’

The record rainfall in March in the south east of Spain is the result of climate change, according to the head of Alicante university’s...

Battery bonus

Car manufacturer Volkswagen plans to set up one of Europe’s biggest electric car battery factories in Sagunto – one of six giant plants on...

Covid cases continue downwards trend

The number of active cases of Covid-19 in the Valencia region is continuing to fall. The health authority report on Tuesday stated that there were...

Valencia in space?

The Valencia government is attempting to dynamise the development of the aerospace and aeronautical industries in the region. A ‘work group’ has been set up...

Flood rescues in Valencia

A number of people have been rescued after torrential rain caused flooding in Valencia province. One man had to be winched out of his rural...

Briton arrested with €2 million scam gang

A young British man is amongst the alleged members of a gang of con-artists that cost victims over €2 million by taking out loans...

Operation waiting times reduced

The regional health department has reported that the average wait for an operation in the Valencia region has been reduced by 55 days over...

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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...