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Rise in British Tourists to the Valencia Region Over the Last Year

Over 430 thousand foreign tourists visited the Valencia region in February, a rise of 24 percent over a year, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics. Seventy-five percent of the visitors based themselves on the Costa Blanca, with 150 thousand tourists coming from the United Kingdom, a yearly increase of nearly 13 percent. The

Highly Contagious Bird Flu Strain Detected in Catalunya Farm

More than 17,000 ducks will be culled in Spain after a highly contagious bird flu strain that has affected poultry throughout Europe was detected at a Catalunya region farm. The virus is H5N8, which has seen hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese slaughtered across the border in the southwest of France. Up until now,

Cloning Credit Card Fraudsters Arrested

Two men, both aged 30, have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for using cloned credit and bank cards to buy goods and services on the Internet, including holidays and luxury hotels in Spain and France. The men live in Torrevieja and Aigües de Busot, with the Guardia saying that the alleged fraudsters swindled at

Algerian Robbery Gang Arrested in Alicante Area

A nine-strong Algerian robbery gang has been arrested in Alicante Province and Barcelona after allegedly running an extensive operation which saw homes robbed across the Southern Costa Blanca, plus Bilbao and Barcelona, with some of the items then shipped by ferry from Alicante to Oran in Algeria. Eight people were detained in the Alicante area

Number of Brits Visiting Murcia in Decline

The percentage of British visitors coming to the Murcia region is falling as other markets open up, based on figures for the nine months of the year. UK tourists still heavily lead the tourist arrivals with 362,000 visitors (and actually up in terms of raw numbers), accounting for 45 percent of the total, but that’s seven and a

Corridor Link

The Valencia region is work with its northern neighbour of Catalunya to complete the so-called Mediterranean Corridor, which will link Spain’s Mediterranean coast with France and other European countries. Valencian President Ximo Puig met with his Catalan counterpart Carles Puigdemont in Valencia City on Monday and decided to set up a ”permanent technical committee. The

The Revenge of a Radar Speeder

Traffic police in France have finally managed to identify the cause of seemingly random vehicles being clocked by a fixed radar traveling at excessive speeds. The investigation, carried out by the gendarmes in Marie-Ségolène Poitou, began when an off-duty police Read More …

Toys of Chinese origin pose biggest risk to consumers

The Spanish Agency of Consumer Affairs, Food Security and Nutrition (Aecosan) published 725 alerts last year for non-food products can cause a serious risk to consumers, many toys, and mostly from China. According to...

Plane Troubles

A Monarch Airlines jet from London Gatwick to Alicante turned around over France and flew back to Gatwick on Monday after the aircraft´s radar equipment failed. The flight, ZB252, was scheduled to arrive at 19:30 Meanwhile, also on Monday, a Vueling Airbus A320-200 on flight VY-3865 from Asturias to Palma Mallorca rejected a take off

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