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Medal for 100-year-old Guardia Civil officer

A 100-YEAR-OLD policeman who saved lives during the 'Great Flood' of 1957 has received a medal for long service at a ceremony where other...

Farmer finds stolen orange trees in neighbouring field

A FURIOUS farmer whose orange saplings were stolen within a fortnight of buying them has seen them planted in a neighbouring field. The brazen thieves...

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...

Upping the ante

CASTELLÓN towns will be able to make use of modern technologies to further their fight against the Tiger mosquito this summer and throughout 2019. Government...

Researchers validate new way of treating acid reflux

RESEARCHERS from Valencia’s CEU UCH university have shown that physical therapy treatments in the patient’s diaphragm area can help alleviate the issues caused by...

Lampedusa Cross blessed by Pope visits Xàtiva and Ontinyent

The 'Lampedusa Cross' landed in Xàtiva and Ontinyent this week on its journey around the Valencia region - a symbol blessed by the Pope...

Gandía gets free Wi-Fi

A Grant from the European Union means free Wi-Fi in public places has now expanded across Gandía – including to the hospital for in-patients...

Battle to combat holiday fraud

Travel association ABTA, Action Fraud and Get Safe Online have forged a tripartite alliance to warn of the dangers of holiday fraud after a...

May’s over

Theresa May's turbulent leadership of the Conservative Party will end on June 7, paving the way for a new prime minister to lead the...

Britain “proud” of its Costa expats

AMBASSADOR Simon Manley paid tribute to the 'inspiring' spirit of expats living in Spain as they worked selflessly for an international community this week. A...

Stuck in airport mayhem

MAYHEM reigned at Manchester Airport on Sunday as a 'fuelling issue' triggered the cancellation of 87 flights and stacked up severe delays to other...

Castellón town tax differences

A study shows that Benicàssim and Villarreal are the towns where inhabitants pay the lowest taxes of Castellón province.

Foreign fruit plague warning

Farmers are calling for stricter regulation to be applied to fruit coming from other countries in order to prevent the spreading of plagues

More cancer, but better survival rates

More people were diagnosed with cancer in Castellón last year, but relatively less died. On a worldwide level, 18.1 million new cases of cancer...

Man dies months after having Nolotil jab

Controversial painkiller Nolotil has claimed the life of a 61-year-old Spaniard who was given a single injection of the drug nine months ago, according...

Farewell Ferrer

The curtain came down on Jávea's David Ferrer's tennis career after defeat (6-4, 6-1) by reigning champion Alexander Zverev at the Madrid Open on...

16-year home battle victory

JUBILANT couple Richard and Pauline Pope are planning a fresh start on the Costa Blanca after winning a long-running legal battle with a Spanish...

Rain boosts the reservoirs

THE HEAVY and persistent rain which fell in Spain from April 16 to 23 has reduced the shortage of water stored in the country’s...

Holiday rental scam victims fight back

ANGRY victims of a holiday rental scam have launched a massive publicity campaign to warn of the dangers of rogue websites offering luxury dream...

Bioparc’s blossoming baby

Valencia's Bioparc zoo has once again had success with its gorilla breeding programme. A female gorilla called Ali, who gave birth last year to Ebo...

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University entrance exam controversy

Students, teachers, experts and teachers are all weighing in on how to deal with the supposed difficulty discrepancy perceived by Valencian students this year

Police shortage