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More UK lockdown easing measures

By Aine Fox, PA More parts of the UK's economy could be given the green light to reopen, a day after the chancellor announced an...

Wines to die for!

“Our wines are a blend of the traditional and contemporary and genuinely reflect the outstanding characteristics of their unique and distinct personality.” I couldn’t have...

Valencia flare-ups

With several cities around the country suffering setbacks to their recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, it seemed like a matter of time until the...

No bulls in Pamplona

Residents in Pamplona dressed up on Monday in white clothes and traditional red scarves to mark what should have been the start of their...

Large flare-ups in Lleida and Lugo raise concern

Flare-ups of Covid-19 have now been reported in practically all regions of Spain - the majority are under control but two of them are...

Nuclear plant closure brought forward

Work to dismantle the nuclear power plant of Cofrentes have been brought forward, thus representing the beginning of the end for many families who...

Railway improvements roll on

The regional government continues to pledge millions of euros of investment to upgrade the coastal railway between Benidorm and Dénia.

Housing market optimism despite uncertainty

The safe-haven value of property and a predicted economic recovery have buoyed the housing market in Alicante province, with 67.3% of businesses confident that...

Pest takes a liking to lemons

A plague of insects that had not been seen before in Europe is damaging citrus fruit trees in the Vega Baja area. Relatively little is...

Police foil bid to steal cashpoint

Thieves used a stolen lorry with a crane to demolish brick and concrete walls protecting a cash machine in Orihuela Costa last night (Wednesday). However,...

Valencia – regional coronavirus figures

One patient has died from Covid-19 in the last week in Valencia region, with the total death toll now standing at 1,476. Councillor for health...

Valencia region escapes flare-up lockdowns

While confinement of the population has been ordered again in several areas of Spain due to coronavirus flare-ups, the Valencia region has escaped any...

Roundabout for accident blackspot

The construction of the long-awaited roundabout at the dangerous junction linking Eagle’s Nest to Blue Lagoon and Villamartín is due to start this week,...

New identity card now available for Britons

British residents can now apply for the new biometric residence card which is being issued by the Spanish government. Full details on the procedure to...

Antibody results remain low

The latest national seroprevalence testing for Covid-19 antibodies has indicated that less than 3% of the population in the Valencia region has been infected. Full...

Armed robbery suspects rounded up

A gang of suspected armed robbers has been caught in Elche, reported the National Police. A force spokesman stated that the two men and a...

Rumpus continues over dog beach

Torrevieja town hall’s decision to close two dog beaches set up by the previous council and create a new area at a rocky cove...

‘For residents of all ages’

A new leisure area has been opened for residents at Balcón de la Costa Blanca urbanisation in San Miguel de Salinas. The park at Avenida...

Gun runners arrested

A criminal network which was supplying weapons to organised gangs has been taken down by the Guardia Civil. Officers seized a large cache of weapons...

Cautious optimism over summer tourism

The Valencia government is ‘moderately optimistic’ about the summer tourism campaign which in recent years has seen millions of international tourists visit the Costa...

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Plan for Torrevieja skyscrapers slammed

A construction company has asked Torrevieja town hall to process an application for an environmental study for a scheme to build nine tower blocks...