Thursday, January 17, 2019

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.

Malaga taxi drivers have stopped their strike until September

It comes after the Paseo del Parque was blocked by taxis on strike for four days

‘BREXIT ZONE’: Airport boss denies claims it is preparing separate area for Brits in southern Spain hotspot

It comes after staff at Alicante Elche Airport claimed new passport control barriers were being installed to separate Brits alongside Algerians, Russians and Ukrainians

How healthy are your finances and can they be cured?

By Greame Blyth, of Woodbrook CHECK-UPS  – we dread them -  but they give us reassurance that symptoms can be dealt with and a good...

Does Sharia Law have any standing in Spain when it comes to inheritance?

IT is a well-known fact that Sharia Law, or Islamic religion, is the religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. This law governs...

Ryanair launches new campaign as passengers face flight cancellations in Spain

RYANAIR  has come under attack for launching a new marketing campaign just as it confirmed the biggest cancellation of flights in its history. The comprehensive...

Ryanair cancels HUNDREDS of flights across Spain and Europe for NEXT WEEK

SOME 300 Ryanair flights will be cancelled across Europe next week due to a strike by cabin crew in Spain, Portugal and Belgium.  The budget...

Four out of five beach bars on Costa del Sol are illegal reveals new study

Only 76 of the 348 beach bars on Malaga's coastline have their papers

Political parties in Spain call for legalisation of weed which ‘will bring €1.2 billion’ to the economy

PODEMOS has renewed calls for the legalisation of cannabis now that the PSOE is in government. The party’s leader, Pablo Iglesias, said legalising the drug...

Mallorca has a historic number of employees working on the island

MALLORCA has hit record numbers for employment. Over half a million workers paid into the social security system in June, the highest number in history. Meanwhile,...

The EU calls out the US’s decision to impose new high tariffs on Spanish olives

THE European commission has slammed the new high tariffs imposed on Spanish olives by the US as ‘simply unacceptable’. It comes as the US Department...

Ryanair strikes announced in Spain and Europe during peak summer season

RYANAIR cabin crew in Spain have announced they plan to strike during the peak summer season.  They will join pilots in the walkout for 48...

NO WAY JOSE: Spain refuses to increase military budget despite Donald Trump’s NATO threat

SPAIN'S new prime minister has rebuked Donald Trump’s threat to scale back US military support if European countries refuse to increase their military budgets. During...
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