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Nine arrested for Magdalena sexual abuse

A Total nine people have been arrested thus far for three cases of sexual abuse that took place during Castellón’s Magdalena festivities.

Bid to stop taxi sector war

THE REGIONAL parliament has passed a law to regulate ‘vehicles for hire’ (VTC), operated by companies such as Uber and Cabify. A spokesman for the...

Bid to save over 25,000 lives

SPEED limiting technology will form part of a package of safety measures for all vehicles sold in Europe from 2022 after new regulations were...

Illegal fireworks seized in Gandia and Manises

Huge consignments of fireworks stored in makeshift warehouses without a licence were seized in separate operations in Manises (L’Horta Oest) and Gandia (La Safor)...

Antiga de Campanar emerged victorious

Valencia's Antiga de Camapanar Falla was voted the best of the year 2019 in Valencia, followed by Plaza del Pilar and Convento Jerusalén.

Godella house of horrors

Two children were murdered in Godella two weeks ago, and investigations have police officers still unravelling a complex case of psychological issues which may...

International pirate TV service smashed

NEW arrests have been made in Spain over a Europe-wide pirate TV network which was first exposed after an official complaint was made by...

Nolotil drug triggers “nightmare” year for family

BRAVE Susan Hamnett told of her near-fatal experience of taking painkiller Nolotil in Spain that triggered a year of medical misery after developing sepsis. It...

Driving licences: make the change

BRITISH expats are being strongly advised to change their UK driving licence for a Spanish version ahead of Brexit. The process can be “frustrating and...

Supermarket Fallas opening controversy

Tavernes residents will not have to starve over this weekend’s Fallas fiestas: the regional government has overruled the council and allowed supermarkets to open.

Million-euro burglary scheme revealed

LAWYERS of international artist Daddy Yankee are likely to sue Valencia’s Meliá hotel after thieves managed to steal over €2 million worth of goods...

Party time – Fallas and St Patrick’s Day

Its party-time weekend throughout the Costa with St Patricks day on Sunday and Falla fiestas all weekend until Tuesday. The bunting and balloons are up...

House of no Commons sense

BRITISH expats living on the Costa are in despair, as the Brexit outcome appears more unclear than ever after this week's events in the...

Contaminated fruit imports rise

ONE OF the main concerns voiced by Castellón farmers in recent demonstrations is proving a reality: imported citric fruits bringing in plagues from their...

New call to ban painkiller

Metamizole linked to 43 deaths in Spain and almost 350 cases of adverse reactions reported Helath chiefs must ban the use of the controversial analgesic...

Lifeline for Britons in Spain

THE SPANISH government’s Royal Decree – to protect the rights of Britons living in Spain in the event of a no-deal Brexit – would...

Valencia answers questions on post-Brexit healthcare

AFTER regional president Ximo Puig stated last month that British residents in the Valencia region would maintain their right to free healthcare ‘in any...

New call to ban painkiller

HEALTH chiefs must ban the use of the controversial analgesic metamizole to protect the public as more people fall victim to side effects, says...

Fast track to new status for British expats

BRITISH expats legally registered as resident in Spain will have to apply for a new third-country national identity card after March 29, the scheduled...

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Missing mum and child found in Miramar orange groves

A mum and her nine-year-old daughter spent two days wandering lost around the countryside in the Bellreguard and Daimús area, sparking a district-wide police...

Life saving scans

Healthcare staff protest