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Gender violence figures released

OVER 5,000 women have been victims of gender violence in the Valencia region in the first three months of 2017, figures released earlier this...

Efficient lighting for Valencia

VALENCIA city hall will save over €2.7 million by changing the current models of streetlights for other, more energy-efficient ones. Thanks to a zero-interest loan...

Burglar’s leaps of faith land him in jail

A BURGLAR known to be behind at least two break-ins and possibly more has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. The accused, a 33-year-old Spaniard with...

Tax relief announced for Costa flood victims

RESIDENTS hit by extreme weather (floods, wind, snow and wave damage) in December 2016 and January 2017 can now claim tax relief. The national government...

Plaza de la Reina overhaul imminent

By Joe Wickman VALENCIA has chosen the architects that will go ahead with the remodelling of the city's notorious plaza de la Reina. Alberto Peñín and...

Valencia, the ‘intelligent city’

By Joe Wickman THE capital city's governing team has made a website available where people can view real-time information on several local issues of public...

Standing-room only at Gandia dole office – on the pavement

By Samantha Kett GANDIA'S dole office is so in demand that it has had to set up a screen showing appointment numbers visible from the...

End to concrete calamity

LAND law reform will put an end to speculative building practices which have seen large swathes of coastal towns covered in concrete, according to...

Former regional president under investigation

Eduardo Zaplana, former PP Mayor of Benidorm, ex-regional president and former minister under PM José María Aznar, has today (Monday) been placed under investigation for...

Toll-free AP-7 will not keep lorries out of Oliva

By Samantha Kett A MOTORWAY exit in Oliva badly needed to stop the N-332 clogging up through town is unlikely to be built in time...

Valencia on fire

Thousands of Fallas monuments were burning throughout the streets of the Valencia region on Sunday night in the traditional 'Cremá' (burning). By this morning,...

Fallas finally here

Despite delays in erecting the papier-mâché effigies due to the bad weather conditions earlier this week, fallas are now in place in main towns....

Mortgage expense return for Valencia house buyers

By Joe Wickman OVER half a million Valencia region residents will benefit from the ruling by the Supreme Court to force banks to return part...

Holiday rental websites under fire

THE VALENCIAN government has triggered new action which could result in huge fines for holiday rental sites such as popular Airbnb that have not...

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