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Valencian Scientist Named President of the Internet

Valencian Scientist Named President of the Internet

To be President of the Internet sounds a bit like being a character in an Asimov novel, and yet Valencian Telecom researcher and Polytechnic (UPV) professor Jaime Lloret is just…

Alcira Ice Cream Melts the Hearts of Britain

Alcira Ice Cream Melts the Hearts of Britain

It was British Prime Minister Tony Blair who invented the term ‘Cool Britannia’, a play on the words of the 18th century patriotic song ‘Rule Britannia’, with the inspiring lyric…

From the Bench to the NBA

From the Bench to the NBA

“Why stare at sports when you can be part of them?” So says the promotional introduction to a video game company situated in Elda, Alicante in the Valencian Community. As…

Valencia: where the streets have a name.

Valencia: where the streets have a name.

Calle Cirilo Amoros is a street that runs between and parallel to the busier Calle Colón and Gran Via Marques de Turia. It is named after Cirilo Amorós y Pastor,…

Valencia First on Carbon Footprints

Valencia First on Carbon Footprints

You often hear people say (usually when they are throwing litter in the street or watering the lawn at midday in the summertime) that their actions are insignificant and “can’t…

Lemar: Technology is the Answer

Lemar: Technology is the Answer

What started as a small, family business in 1962 supplying mechanical components in the village of Foyos, just outside the city of Valencia, has become a state of the art…

Oh Those Valencian Knights

Oh Those Valencian Knights

The name of King James (Jaime in Spanish and Jaume in Valencian) is one that appears everywhere in and is as fundamental to Valencia as Arthur or Henry V are…

British Haut Cuisine Invades Lliria!

British Haut Cuisine Invades Lliria!

Since this article was first written, Spainsbury’s has been taken over by Polish entrepreneur Maggie, although the article remains true and the product line similar. It is now called Sweet…