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Valencia cries foul over UK import duty on citrus fruits

The Valencia government is up in arms over a proposal by the UK to apply large taxes to Spanish citrus fruits which are exported...

Black flags for the coast

The annual black flag awards have been issued by environmental association Ecologistas en Acción for mistreatment of the coastline around Spain. In the Levante area,...

Police score against illegal ‘Viagra’ sellers

Two different outfits which were illegally selling erectile dysfunction medication and other drugs have been busted by the National Police. According to a force spokesman,...

High hopes for Spain-UK air bridges

Costa tourism hopes have been given a new boost after it has been revealed that Spain is likely to be included in the first...

Council goes on ‘fining spree’

Sagunto is on a 'fining spree' and residents should keep their wits about them – recent figures indicate. In the past two months, a...

Marta suspect charged with prostitute’s death

Marta Calvo's alleged killer is now being investigated over the death of one of two prostitutes in Valencia thought to have fallen victim to...

Regional virus figures reported

Councillor for health Ana Barceló reported on Wednesday that two new coronavirus cases had been reported in Alicante province in the previous 24 hours...

Small Valencia outbreak ‘under control’

The regional health department has acted quickly to ‘control’ a localised outbreak of coronavirus in Valencia province, councillor for health Ana Barceló reported on...

Air quality remains good

Levels of atmospheric pollution in the Valencia region remain low – despite a ‘slight rise’ recorded as the area emerged from lockdown. Results complied from...

One-off ‘thank you’ payment for frontline heroes

Public sector employees working in the frontline during the coronavirus healthcare crisis in the Valencia region are to receive a one-off payment. Regional president Ximo...

Incentives for solar power – at last

The regional government is set to approve a decree which will ‘facilitate’ investment in solar power in the Valencia region. Regional president Ximo Puig has...

Valencia approves measures for the ‘new normality’

The Valencia government has published regulations for the ‘new normality’ period following the end of the national state of emergency at midnight on Saturday. Regional...

Spain scraps quarantine ‘out of respect for Britons owning holiday homes...

One of the main reasons for scrapping the quarantine for British citizens visiting Spain from today (June 21) is the fact that over 400,000...

Spain officially ends lockdown

Spain's state of emergency, which included one of the most strict lockdown in Europe, has officially ended. Since midnight, Spain is now in the so-called...

Spain will not impose quarantine on British tourists

Spain will not impose self-isolation on British tourists from today (Sunday, June 21) despite the fact that the UK has not lifted a similar...

New healthcare staff to be taken on

The Valencia government will employ 1,200 healthcare professionals for local health departments around the region. According to councillor for health Ana Barceló, they will ‘reinforce...

Costa ready for mass tourism arrival from Sunday

THOUSANDS of domestic tourists are expected to head for the Costa Blanca when the national state of emergency for the Covid-19 crisis is lifted...

Early flu vaccine campaign proposed

Valencia president Ximo Puig is proposing an early flu vaccination campaign ‘in collaboration with the national government and other regions of Spain’. He said ‘controlling...

‘42,000 lives saved’

Regional president Ximo Puig lamented that ‘many lives have been lost’ due to the coronavirus during an ‘extreme period of time’. However, he stated that...

Discount scheme for new cars

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced a €3,750 million plan to support the nation’s automobile industry in the wake of the effects of the...

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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...