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

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

Sierra Escalona to Become a Protected Park After 30 Years of Campaigning

Sierra Escalona to Become a Protected Park After 30 Years of Campaigning

After 30 years of campaigning, the first formal move to make the Sierra Escalona a protected natural park has been put into motion, according to Julia Alvaro of Valencia’s environment department. Speaking to municipal representatives and environmentalists from the local authority areas that the Sierra Escalona covers (Orihuela, San Miguel, and Pilar), Alvaro stated that it

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

Foto relacionada con la nota de prensa

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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La Guardia Civil desarticula una banda itinerante que cometía robos en centros escolares

La Guardia Civil desarticula una banda itinerante que cometía robos en centros escolares

Los ahora detenidos habrían obtenido un botín aproximado de 30.000 euros tras asaltar 36 centros educativos de las provincias de Alicante, Valencia, Castellón, Albacete, Pontevedra y A Coruña

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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

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 …