Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tributes pour in following sudden death of much-loved Costa del Sol restaurateur Peter Nette

TRIBUTES have been pouring in on social media following the sudden death of expat restaurateur Peter Nette.  The Floria Rustico boss was tragically found dead...

Cadiz company brings Elon Musk’s Hyperloop dream closer to reality

AN Andalucian firm has built the first passenger capsule for the highly-anticipated Hyperloop rapid transport system. Airtificial, based in Cadiz, reached the global milestone...

Dictator Franco’s granddaughter under fire AGAIN for failure to declare property profits

GENERAL Franco’s granddaughter has been slapped with a €525,063 fine for failing to declare profits from the sale of shares in the family’s property...

Concerns for last unspoiled Mediterranean cove in Spain as building ‘frenzy’ resumes

ONE of Spain’s last unspoiled Mediterranean coves is under threat from a new building frenzy. Environmentalists are growing concerned for the Costa Brava after several...

All you need to know about claiming compensation for Primera Air collapse

PRIMERA Air has officially ceased trading.  It means hundreds of flights have been cancelled now and in the future - but can you claim compensation? First...

Budget airline goes bust leaving hundreds stranded in Spain and US

PRIMERA Air has ceased trading leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.  It comes after the budget airline began offering long-haul flights from the UK to the...

Spain’s impressive recovery continues 10 years after the global economy collapsed

IT’S been exactly 10 years this month since the Lehman Brothers collapse in the US kickstarted the global economic crash which decimated Spain’s property...

Struggling to pay your Spanish mortgage? Stuck in negative equity? We can help.

EU Property Solutions are Specialist Debt Strategists who assist individuals with European Property Debt. The Spanish property market suffered severely following the global financial crisis...

No guarantee for victims of Premier FX, but authorities will help get money returned

IT was upsetting to read about the expats caught up in the ‘brokers muddle’ on the front page of the last issue of the...

Famous Four Seasons hotel coming to Spain’s Marbella in bid to ‘bring back glamour’ and kickstart ‘new era’ in...

Much like its Miami and Dubai counterparts, the complex will include private residences as well as hotel rooms

FLIGHT-MARE: Ryanair cancels 190 flights across Europe this FRIDAY ahead of cabin crew strikes

SOME 190 flights have been cancelled by Ryanair this Friday ahead of cabin crew strikes which are set to take place across Europe. All affected...

Dealing with your mortgage payments is not all doom and gloom

PERHAPS you are struggling with mortgage repayments or maybe you have even missed one. It could be that the bank has begun with the...

Clocks in EU will change for the last time EVER next year

CLOCKS across Europe will change for the last time next year.  According to Diario Sur, at 3am on October 27, 2019, the time will be...

Junta announces €10 million project to develop tourism in inland Andalucia

THE Junta has allocated almost €10 million to develop tourism in Andalucia’s lesser visited inland areas. The funds, available in two tranches of €4.75 million,...

How the Olive Press has survived 300 issues – and is continuing to grow

Publisher Jon Clarke on the massive range of stories the Olive Press has tackled as it grew from a tiny office in Ronda to...

Expat bar owner slams restaurants using fake TripAdvisor reviews on Spain’s Costa del Sol as man is JAILED in...

AN expat bar owner insists dozens of restaurants are allegedly ‘buying’ fake TripAdvisor reviews in his Costa del Sol resort. It comes after the Olive...

EXCLUSIVE: British expats in Spain lose MILLIONS following mysterious collapse of foreign exchange firm

Victims have now formed an action group with nearly 200 members

Company in Spain blasted for offering ‘coffin’ capsules for low-income workers to live in from €200 per month

A SPANISH company has been met with uproar after it revealed plans to rent out tiny pods to low-income workers for as little as...

Spain to halt sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears of their use in Yemen conflict

The process of cancelling a contract signed between Mariano Rajoy’s former government and the Arab state in 2015 is currently underway

Fears for tourism sector as Spain receives almost a million less holidaymakers than predicted

There was a 2.2% decrease in tourists from January to June and a 3.1% drop in overnight stays

Tourism industry officially Spain’s biggest employer, outpacing construction

THE tourism industry is now the biggest employer in Spain. Figures show more than 2.65 million people – 2.17 million waged workers and 483,861 private...

Woman threatened with €600,000 fine for offering tours of her village in Spain

A TOUR guide app has called in lawyers after a woman was threatened with a €600,000 fine for offering guided tours of her Spanish...

Ryanair is changing its cabin bag policy AGAIN

RYANAIR is changing its cabin luggage policy for the second time this year, and it could leave you £8 (€9) worse off. Currently, only priority...

British expat pensioners fear no-deal Brexit after already losing more than a fifth of their spending power

It comes after the Rabobank in London warned that a no-deal Brexit could end in euro-sterling parity

Virgin to test the Hyperloop One in Malaga after agreeing a deal with ADIF

The Hyperloop system is designed to transport both people and cargo at approximately 1,200 kilometres per hour.
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