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Valencia square pedestrianisation approved

VALENCIA'S Heritage Commission has given the project to pedestrianise the Plaza de la Reina the green light. The project draft was submitted three months ago...

Best Costa employment figures since 2008

ALICANTE province currently boasts the best employment figures of the last eight years. Thanks in great part to the historic figures registered by the tourism...

Terrorism alert rise hoax

News circulated on Whatsapp at the weekend that a Level 5 terror attack was imminent on Tuesday. This was later found to be a...

Protest over ‘sexist and homophobic’ Archbishop visit

DOZENS of demonstrators gathered outside Gandia Collegiate church in the town hall square in protest as 'homophobic and sexist' Cardinal Antonio Cañizares' gave mass...

Disgraced former mayoress hangs on to Senate seat

DISGRACED former Valencia Mayoress Rita Barberá has announced she will be leaving the PP party - but not her seat in the Senate in...

Windsor in Madrid

THE British Embassy celebrated the Royal Wedding in style on Saturday with a traditional garden party hosted by Ambassador Simon and Mrs Maria Isabel...

Ambassador’s statement over Brexit

  SIMON Manley, British Ambassador to Spain, issued a statement to the English-language media in Spain which serves British nationals living in the country. He said: “I am...

High Court dynamites expats’ hopes

TWO High Court judges have turned down a bid to overturn the rule which denies the vote in the EU referendum to Britons who...

Mortgage expense return for Valencia house buyers

By Joe Wickman OVER half a million Valencia region residents will benefit from the ruling by the Supreme Court to force banks to return part...

Loudspeakers getting quieter, but will not disappear

Many towns and villages still have cars with tannoys announcing council banns and news, even in the age of websites and WhatsApp - and...

The Costa roared with La Vuelta

THE COSTA Blanca roared at the weekend with the first three stages of the Vuelta Ciclista a España. Tens of thousands turned up at start...

Britons return to boost Costa tourism

FOLLOWING a fall in the number of British visitors to the Valencia region earlier this year, the figure shot up in October to provide...

At the cinema this week

Due to an error at our printers, the information on the cinemas has not appeared. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Here are the...

La Vuelta arrives

THE Vuelta a España cycling race has arrived on the Costa. Today (Thursday), the 'pelotón' reached the stage finishing line in Gandia. Tomorrow, a decisive Jávea-Calpe 37-kilometre...

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Visitors find hidden gem

VIOLIN music and poetry filled the British International Cemetery in Valencia last week when members of the Cañada Blanch cultural foundation visited. The visit last...

People’s projects advance

Tractor protest over wetlands