Sunday, February 25, 2018

Couple who quit jobs ‘to get paid to travel around the world having sex’ visit Spain and beyond

A COUPLE who quit their jobs to sell videos of themselves having sex have visited Spain, most of Europe and South America thanks to...

Zara among most valuable brands in the world, according to new rankings

Zara reigned supreme in 82 position with a value of $17.5 billion and Santander was close behind in 92 with a value of $16.2 billion.

Bilbao is all hooked up to be the world’s internet hub

Today, there are over 420 submarine cables in service around the world, stretching a length of over 700,000 miles.

Estepona signs off on land for Russian Orthodox church

Decked out in traditional onion-domed architecture, the building will also have a cultural centre next to it in the Arroyo de las Canas area.

NO MORE bar licences and music crackdown for more than 100 Malaga streets

MALAGA will not grant any more licences for bars and will crackdown on music-playing hours. More than 100 streets will be affected by the new...

Scientists create computer model to predict corruption in Spanish provinces

Interestingly, other risk factors for shady shenanigans include real estate tax, a housing price increase, bank openings and the creation of new companies, according to the study.

Formula One scrap grid girls for being at ‘odds with societal norms’

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he cannot see why a ‘good looking’ woman standing next to a driver at the start of a race could be ‘offensive’.

EXCLUSIVE: British expat accused of animal mistreatment in Spain opens new refuge in Sevilla

A BRITISH expat accused of mistreating animals has opened another refuge after dodging a court date over animal abuse, it can be revealed.   Kim Halliwell,...

Dubai and Florida up to 60% CHEAPER than Spain hotspots for early summer holidays including Costa del Sol and...

IT is up to 59% cheaper for British families to have a holiday in Orlando, Abu Dhabi or Dubai than in Spain favourites like...

Junta drafts up plans to overhaul transport network along Costa del Sol

The draft plan called Plan de Ordenación del Territorio (POT), is part of a 20-year scheme to ease mobility along the coast and is more than 200 pages long.

Ryanair announce ‘lowest price promise’ which will give customers the difference and more if cheaper fare found

RYANAIR will launch a lowest price promise as part of its five year 'Always Improving' plan. The low cost carrier announced today that customers will...

Brits wanting to live in Spain could have until Dec 2020, pre-Brexit

This would be mean a nineteen-month extension from the current March 2019 deadline after the EU said a little more time will help ease Britain's exit from the bloc. 

British expats are not registering on the padron and Costa del Sol towns are worried

COSTA del Sol towns popular with British expats are concerned at the rising number of unregistered residents.  It comes after new figures revealed at least...

Reduction in Spain’s economy forecast following political unrest

SPAIN is the only developed economy to have its growth prospects for 2018 reduced by the International Monetary Fund. The forecast cut back, announced during...

Spain pledges to boost defence spending to €18 billion by 2024

Cospedal said the increase was in line with the governments plans to increase military spending to ‘around 1.53 percent of GDP’ as it currently spends €10.4 billion, according to AFP figures.

King Felipe VI assures business leaders Spain’s economy is still strong

Speaking to leaders at the World Economic Forum, Felipe encouraged business leaders to keep investing in Spain because it is a ‘great country’, despite the ongoing Catalan saga.

Wine prices to increase in Spain following 20% drop in harvest thanks to soaring temperatures

SPAIN'S production of wine for 2017 was down 20% compared to the year before, figures have shown. The agriculture ministry has reported the total production...

Jeff Koon sculptures being sold for half the price in Vertigo Marbella

Vertigo Marbella inside Marbella Club Hotel is the only place in Spain where you can pick up one of these sculptures for a fraction of the price.

Russian hacking operations could intensify in Catalunya, according to new report

Robot accounts have been traced to a ‘troll farm’ near St Petersburg and have helped push social media traffic by 2,000% in Catalunya since the referendum.

UK seeks closer military ties with Spain post-Brexit

THE UK wants to secure military ties with Spain post-Brexit.  As part of a charm offensive on the continent, British officials in Spain have vowed...

PSOE propose first year of university to be free for all Spaniards

Speaking in Sevilla, PSOE general secretary, Pedro Sanchez, 45, said the move was to make sure no one missed out on a university education because of financial concerns.

Malaga’s central hospital draws up refurbishment plans to improve ailing reputation

Under the plans, the hospital hopes to carry out the work in three stages to minimise disruption and have put aside €2.5 million for the works.

Buy now while its hot as Spain’s property market reaches new heights

After four years of growth, you’d be mad not to invest in Spain, writes The Finance Bureau’s, Tancrede de Pola

FINDING El DORADO: Sunken Spanish treasures waiting to be found off the coast

Divers from the Guardia Civil’s underwater team also found a pottery jar from 3BC, potentially worth millions, commenting: ‘It is very likely that there are still some gems out there just waiting to be discovered.’  

Spanish law change is affecting those living in the Costa del Sol

The criteria for residence for tax purposes varies considerably from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and “residence” can be different for other, non-tax purposes
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