Friday, February 23, 2018

British expat urges Spanish police to speak more English

His appeal comes after he was randomly asked to act as an interpreter in crime cases TWICE in two days

HEAT WARNING: Temperatures to reach into the 40s from Malaga to Sevilla

THIRTY-two provinces across twelve autonomous regions are on alert today for high temperatures. The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) reports that temperatures will reach between 39C...

Theresa May close to securing British expats’ rights in Spain following meeting with Rajoy

The pair discussed the issue during an informal 25-minute meeting

Entire Jaen village turned into miniature statues by 3D printer

All 318 people living in Torrequebradilla were given a mini-me the same day

To flood or not to flood

That is the question as dam saves ‘illegal’ homes but destroys areas of cultural importance

Four-year-old boy dies after dog attack in Jaen

Police are now investigating whether the dog’s owner had the necessary documentation

Spain announces its latest ‘most beautiful villages’ – and four of them are in Andalucia

SPAIN has added 11 new villages to its official 'Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de España' list.  The picturesque additions will become part of the government...

Andalucia on alert for severe weather

Spanish Meteorological Office, AEMET, has issued yellow and orange weather alerts across much of Andalucia from midnight Friday, 30 January through most of Saturday

Accessing disability benefits for Brits in Spain post-Brexit

There will doubtless be people who are thinking that their entitlement to these benefits may cease

VIDEO: Meteorite seen crashing into earth from Costa del Sol

British tourists reported ‘noise like thunder’

HUNGER GAMES: British expats will be ‘hammered’ by UK government’s approach to EU citizens, leaked document suggests

The document also pointed out it could now be left up to individual member states to decide if British nationals can live in their country

Almeria and Mijas town halls the ‘least transparent’ in Spain, new study finds

While Almería and Telde have maintained their low level in the annual ranking, Mijas has plummeted

WARNING: Malaga hit by Andalucia-wide food poisoning outbreak due to contaminated tuna

Consumers have been affected in Malaga, Cordoba, Granada, Jaen and Sevilla

Close UK border petition founder lives in Spain

The irony is clearly lost on the expat

YouTuber arrested in Spain for video showing how to get weapons through airport security

Several explosives, weapons and a homemade grenade were also seized during a raid at his Jaen apartment

Drug trafficking arrests in Andalucia soar, new figures reveal

A government spokesman put the increase in arrests down to ‘exceptional work’

A hiking miracle

Walkers survive three days lost in atrocious conditions drinking water from rivers and without food

Spanish woman killed by rubbish crusher

CRISIS WATCH: Unemployed woman, 55, killed while searching municipal landfill in Jaen for scrap metal.

Andalucia’s damning debt

Five Andalucia town halls have seen their debt rise by more than €1.5 billion since 2011, new figures show

Spain backs common agreement to secure rights of British expats ‘in principle’

It is thought the issue will be at the top of the agenda once Brexit talks begin

Dia Del Flamenco to be celebrated today across Andalucia

The sixth annual celebration is taking place all over Andalucia to celebrate the passionate dance, music and singing form that has its roots in the region

Spain has fourth largest number of empty homes in the world

Colder countries were found to have a lower rate of empty homes

Spanish TV chef Dario Barrio dies in skydive accident

Dario Barrio - the Jamie Oliver of Spain - fell to his death in Jaen after his parachute failed to open

Jaen boy does good

Ayub Khan Din has just won the most prestigious British theatre award for his comedy Rafta Rafta
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