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European super cartel taken down in six countries

Coordinated raids have been carried out across Europe and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), targeting both the command-and-control centre and the logistical drugs trafficking...

Moving towards a greener society

The regional government’s climate change law has finally been given the green light by the Valencia parliament, in its last scheduled session of the...

Tourism tax gets the go-ahead

The so-called ‘tourism tax’ (tasa turística) has been passed by the regional parliament in Valencia and is due to come into force in a...

Bank watchdog to be set up

The government is creating an authority to defend the interests of clients of financial institutions. Minister for the economy, Nadia Calviño said it will have...

Les Deveses rebuild to start soon

There is finally light at the end of the tunnel for homeowners on Les Deveses beach – after years of fighting for state protection...

Illegal home search engine presented

A new digital town planning tool has been created to locate illegal homes constructed on land where building is prohibited. This will help to speed...

Baby elephant born

Bioparc in Valencia recently had a gorgeous baby elephant born on its premises and as the youngster is thriving, it is now allowed outside...

Mortgage relief measures approved

Measures designed to relieve financial pressure on the families who are struggling most to make mortgage payments since the rise in the EURIBOR interest...

Beware of fraud on Black Friday

DON’T let Black Friday turn into ‘black fraud-day’, the National Police have warned, highlighting the dangers of bogus offers on social media for goods...

How to vote in the local elections

SOME town halls have been holding meetings to explain to UK residents how to go about registering if they want to vote or stand...

Exports on the up

Exports from the Valencia region brought in €29.5 billion for the first nine months of 2022, and increase of 25% on the same period...

Cutting-edge robotic surgery arrives

Robotic-assisted surgery systems are being acquired for another five hospitals in the Valencia region, including Elche general and four in Valencia province. The Da Vinci...

‘Largest suppliers of hashish ever known’ taken down

The security forces have ‘totally dismantled’ a criminal organisation pinpointed as being the biggest ever smugglers of hashish into Spain, who also shipped large...

Battery bonus

After multinational car manufacturer Volkswagen confirmed on Wednesday that they will construct their battery Gigafactory in Sagunto in Valencia province, regional president Ximo Puig...

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UK Border Force to strike over Christmas

Border Force officers in England, Scotland and Wales are to take strike action for eight days over Christmas, the PCS union has announced. PCS members...

November employment cheer

Training for new trains