Tagged: Valencia

April Crime Figures Show Slight Decrease

In April, 231 drivers were arrested across the Valencia region alone and brought to justice through the courts for crimes against road safety, including driving without a licence or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and speeding, representing a Read More …

Callous Roadside Robbers Locked Up

Officers from the Guardia Civil have dismantled a group of robbers who would prey on innocent tourists along the A-7 motorway as it passes through Valencia, Castellón and Alicante. Eight people have been arrested, and two others are under investigation, Read More …

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

Tourist Toppers

Spain has smashed the record for visits from foreign tourists last year, with a total of 71 and a half million visitors, and that’s before figures for December are factored in early next month! In November alone, four point one million foreign visitors arrived in Spain, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE). Up

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La Policía Nacional detiene a 20 miembros de una organización de origen nigeriano que explotaba sexualmente a mujeres

Foto relacionada con la nota de prensaLa red, asentada en Italia, Nigeria y Argelia, captaba a las jóvenes en su país de origen con falsas promesas de trabajo y una vez aceptaban, las sometían a rituales de “yuyu-vudú”
 Las mujeres contraían una deuda con la organización en torno a 30.000 euros que tenían que saldar ejerciendo la prostitución en varias provincias españolas
 El dispositivo que ha concluido con la liberación de nueve víctimas, se realizó de forma simultánea en Murcia, Valencia, Bilbao, Alicante y en Madrid, donde se llevaron a cabo 12 registros

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Busy Weekend for November Holiday

The road network is expected to be particularly busy this weekend, with 3.3 million journeys expected across the Valencia region alone. Of those, 1.25 million will be around the Alicante province. A special operation will be in place throughout the Read More …

Child Abductor Arrested by Police

A 34-year old Romanian man was arrested on Sunday accused of the attempted abduction of a child from the Valencia beach of Playa de la Malvarrosa. Local police officers saw the man carrying a 5-year old child who was shouting Read More …

Bikers Injured in Saturday Crash

Three people were seriously injured on Saturday in an incident involving four motorcycles on the N-332 main road between El Campello and Villajoyosa. The incident occurred at around 16:00. A second crash occurred in the Alicante province on Saturday on Read More …

Flags Raised

Valencia Day was commemorated last Friday across all of the municipalities in the Valencia region including Torrevieja and Orihuela. Every year, October 9th is the date the region celebrates the same day in 1238 when King James I officially entered the city of Valencia, freeing it from Moorish rule. In Torrevieja, the Valencia flag was Read More …

Turning Turtle

20 of a batch of loggerhead turtle eggs that were found on La Mata beach in Torrevieja during the summer have hatched at La Albufera beach in Valencia. The eggs were discovered by tourists and were transferred to the safety of La Albufera. A total of 85 eggs have been monitored by volunteers since then and the Read More …