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Local news and information for Ontinyent, Valencia

Environment Wed, Sep 8, 2010

Valencia province on fire

FOREST fires thought to be the work of arsonists are sweeping across the province of Valencia, having already wiped out nearly 2,500 hectares of land. The worst-hit areas are Ontinyent and Bocairent, where the fire...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 19, 2008

Fresh atrocities push sexist violence toll to 41

A 42-year old Ecuadorian woman murdered by her partner in Ontinyent (Valencia) yesterday becomes the 41st fatal victim of domestic violence in Spain so far this year. The total includes a 26-year-old Latvian woman found...

Legal & Finance Fri, Mar 10, 2006

Bhutto faces money laundering probe

A judge in Ontinyent has opened an investigation into the finances of former prime minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, and ordered the embargo of four bank accounts held in her name in the Bancaja bank in the Vall...

Sport Sat, Jan 21, 2006

Ferrero falls in third round

Germany's Nicolas Kiefer has ended Juan Carlos Ferrero's Australian Open campaign with a 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 victory in a match lasting just under three hours. It was Kiefer's second win over the Valencian in...

Sport Tue, Sep 27, 2005

Ferrero secures Davis Cup play-off win

Juan Carlos Ferrero clinched victory for Spain over Italy in their Davis Cup World Group play-off at the weekend with an uncompromising straight sets 6-3, 6-0, 6-0, victory over Daniele Bracciali. It was a timely return...

Sport Wed, Aug 31, 2005

Ferrero unable to explain first round US Open KO

Former world number one, Juan Carlos Ferrero, failed to complete a glorious second day for Spanish tennis at the US Open when he was beaten by France's Arnaud Clement 7-5, 7-5, 6-1. The Valencian started his seventh...

Sport Tue, Jun 28, 2005

Federer sweeps aside Ferrero challenge

Juan Carlos Ferrero must be asking himself what he did wrong after being bundled out of Wimbledon by current world number one Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) in just two hours and fourteen minutes yesterday evening....

Entertainment Mon, Nov 15, 2004

Three mountaineers rescued from Sierra de Aitana

Guardia Civil officers from Ontinyent rescued three young mountaineers from the Sierra de Aitana yesterday who got into difficulties on a steep slope in frozen conditions at an altitude of 1,300m. The resuce operation...

Culture Fri, Aug 6, 2004

Ancient remains discovered in Ontinyent

An archAeological dig in Ontinyent has uncovered agricultural feed silos dating from late Roman to Visigothic times, five of which have been found whole and in almost perfect condition and a further five partially...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 28, 2004

75 year old man gives himself up after murdering his wife

A 75 year old man went to Benicolet (Ontinyent) Town Hall at 8.30am yesterday morning to give himself up after killing his 73 year old wife with a single axe blow to the skull. The man walked into the Town Hall and said...