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Local news and information for Alzira, Valencia

Entertainment Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Bonnie Tyler live in Alzira

BRITISH Eurovision candidate and 1980s' pop-rocker Bonnie Tyler will perform live in Alzira (Valencia province) at the QFestival this month. The artist, whose voice has been compared to those of Kim Carnes () and...

Health & Beauty Mon, Oct 31, 2011

Nurse jailed for revealing patient's medical history

A NURSE has been jailed for 21 months and fined 2,700 euros for revealing confidential health information about a current patient. The accused, who works in the accident and emergency department of the La Ribera...

Environment Tue, Sep 29, 2009

Nine rescued by divers after floods trap them at home

FIREFIGHTERS had to rescue nine people who were trapped in a country cottage by the floods this morning in Alzira (Valencia). As a result of the storms and torrential rain from last night until this morning across the...

Health & Beauty Mon, Jul 27, 2009

Sixth swine ‘flu fatality in Spain

ANOTHER swine ‘flu patient has died in the Comunidad Valenciana. A 53-year-old man was admitted to La Ribera hospital in Alzira (Valencia) where health authorities confirmed he was in a critical condition in intensive...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Feb 1, 2008

Pregnant woman injured in Carrefour drive-by

A 33 year old pregnant woman was shot outside a Carrefour commercial centre in Alzira yesterday evening in what seems to have been a revenge attack in an ongoing feud between two rival gypsy clans. A man and a woman -...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 14, 2007

Drug factory masquerades as haulage company

A massive drug factory has been uncovered in Alzira and six people arrested, according to National Police. Haulage company Valdeolivas & Santamaría used its operations as a front for distributing hashish and...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Jun 18, 2007

Alzira up close

Alzira. Perhaps the name rings a bell, or perhaps you merely know it as the signpost near the tolls on the way to Valencia. Either way, you have probably never thought about taking a closer look at it. However, there...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Apr 26, 2007

Man dies in firework factory blast

A considerable explosion rocked the Zamorano Caballer firework company yesterday, killing one man and injuring two, one of whom seriously. Police have identified the man who died as Rafael Terol, aged 38, who lived with...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jun 1, 2006

Alzira residents evacuated after road collapses

The residents of calle Dr Ferran in Alzira were astonished to discover an enormous hole in their street some fifty metres wide and 13 deep, as a result of some work that was being carried out. As a result, the emergency...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Mar 31, 2006

Four die in rival gypsy clan shootout

A gunfight broke out inside a home in Alzira late yesterday afternoon that resulted in the deaths of four people. According to police sources, the shootings were the result of a squabble over the custody of a child that...