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Spain removed from travel corridors exemption list

Laura | July 27, 2020 close
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If you arrive in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland from Spain on or after 26 July 2020 you will need to self-isolate · Spain no longer on travel corridor list, travellers arriving into England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from Spain from midnight tonight will need to self-isolate · People already […]

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Totana in Murcia reverts to Fase 1 lockdown after 55 people ...

Jack Troughton | July 23, 2020 close
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Totana in Murcia will today revert back to Fase 1 of lockdown after an outbreak in a pub led to 55 new infections. At least 300 PCR tests have been carried out on punters who went to the Dubai bar between July 10-11. “The figures are high and will increase […]

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Amjasa to deliver water to Javea urbanisations cut off from ...

Jack Troughton | July 23, 2020 close
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Javea’s municipal water company, Amjasa, has announced it will deliver water to cut-off urbanisations via a truck throughout today. A pipe at Javea’s desalination plant broke on Monday, leaving residents living in Balcon al Mar, Tossalet and Costa Nova without water. The pipe broke again following a repair, as Amjasa […]

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Valencian Community registers 26 new COVID-19 cases – hotspots...

Jack Troughton | July 22, 2020 close
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The Valencian Community has recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period up to 2pm today Wednesday (July 22nd). The new diagnoses by PCR bring current active cases over 500 in the entire Community, which includes the provinces of Castellon, Valencia and Alicante. It is the highest number of […]

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Spain sees highest number of daily COVID-19 infections since May...

Jack Troughton | July 22, 2020 close
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Spain has just seen the highest number of daily coronavirus infections since May 8th – nearly three months ago. A total of 730 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 across the country in a 24-hour period up to 2pm today (Wednesday, July 22nd). A figure so high has not been seen […]

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‘Where do I wear a mask?’ – seven exceptions to ...

Jack Troughton | July 20, 2020 close
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Wearing a mask is now mandatory in Spain’s Valencian Community. Regional health minister Ana Barcelo announced the news last Saturday during a press briefing following at least 20 COVID-19 outbreaks in the Community. Madrid, Castilla-La Mancha and the Canary Islands are now the only regions in Spain not to make […]

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Masks to be obligatory in ALL public spaces in Spain’s ...

Jack Troughton | July 18, 2020 close
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Masks will become obligatory in all public spaces in the Valencian Community, regional health minister Ana Barcelo announced today. Ignoring to wear a sanitary mask will become punishable by a fine in both open and closed spaces, as has already happened in autonomous communities such as Andalucia, the Balearic islands […]

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British expats with residencia in Spain will NOT need to apply ...

Jack Troughton | July 15, 2020 close
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British expats with residencia in Spain will not need to apply for any new documentation, the UK’s Ambassador to Spain has revealed in a new video. The Ambassador spoke alongside Spain’s secretary of state for migrations, Hana Jalloul, to reassure British residents about the post-Brexit requirement to obtain a TIE […]

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‘Drunk’ British tourist arrested after coughing in ...

Jack Troughton | July 15, 2020 close
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A 43-year-old British tourist has been arrested in Mallorca after coughing in diners faces and saying he had COVID-19 at several restaurants. Punters and bar owners called police after the ‘visibly drunk’ man wandered around terraces in Palma de Mallorca last Monday at 11pm. The suspect fled on foot when […]

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COVID-19 information signs vandalised and ripped up in Denia

Jack Troughton | July 14, 2020 close
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COVID-19 information signs have been vandalised and destroyed on Denia’s touristic beaches, the Ayuntamiento has revealed. Signs warning beachgoers about beach limits and social distancing measures have been spray-painted and even completely ripped up. Denia’s Ayuntamiento released the images via its Facebook page. A statement read: “Where some only see […]

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130 fines issued in Calp for not wearing a mask on beach-front ...

Jack Troughton | July 13, 2020 close
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Policia Local in Calp have fined 130 pedestrians for walking along its beach-front paseos without a sanitary mask. The fines are regulated by the ministerial order (SND/422/2020) that came into effect on May 19, giving police powers to fine citizens who are not wearing masks where social distancing rules cannot […]

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WATCH: 11-year-old boy forced into self-harm by ‘blue ...

Jack Troughton | July 12, 2020 close
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The frightening Blue Whale Challenge has resurfaced on the Instagram accounts of British children in Spain. Subscribe to BayRadio Victoria Mcleish contacted us last Thursday with the frightening story of how her 11-year-old boy, Rocky, was forced into self-harming after an Instagram account hacked his personal details. The account (named […]