Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Tag: spain

A NEW study by the Spanish tax authority has revealed the richest towns in Malaga and the whole of Spain. In Malaga,  Benahavís, Rincón de la Victoria, Malaga capital, Marbella and Alhaurín de la Torre...

ROADS across Malaga city have become flooded following heavy rainfall and storms overnight and today.  https://twitter.com/pandilerino/status/920559664638590976   Videos shared on Twitter show cars driving through deep bodies of water throughout the provincial capital. https://twitter.com/CokeAranda/status/920588191354294273 It comes after Malaga province...

A TWO-YEAR-OLD girl has been found in the mountains with her pet dog after going missing.  Guardia Civil officers found the toddler hidden under a bramble while her dog laid over her to protect her...

A PILOT has died this morning in Spain's second fatal plane crash in a week. Lieutenant Fernando Pérez Serrano, 26, suddenly crashed to the ground as the F-18 fighter jet was taking off from Torrejon...

THUNDERSTORMS and rain are coming to Andalucia. According to weather agency AEMET, more than one litre of rainfall per square metre will fall across the western half of the Iberian peninsular today. It has also issued...

A YOUNG female ISIS recruiter has been cuffed in Spain with help from the FBI.  According to Spain's Interior Ministry, the 21-year-old woman was arrested by Guardia Civil after allegedly recruiting other women to join...

WE'VE all been there: waking up with a mouth drier than a worn-out flip flop while wrestling with a somersaulting stomach. It could be worse, we think, considering how many glasses of fizz we knocked back...

A HUGE designer outlet shopping mall is coming to Malaga. It comes after developer McarthurGlen won a building permit from the town hall to build a new 30,000 square meter centre. The outlet mall will have...

AT least 39 people have died in forest fires tearing through Portugal and Spain. Authorities said they were still battling 60 blazes in Portugal and another 50 in Spain last night. Portugal has been forced to ask for...

LA Palma has hit been shaken by HUNDREDS of earthquakes in the past few days, sparking fresh fears its active volcano is about to erupt.  A map released by the National Geographic Institute (NGI) shows...

THE UK has been hit with an eerie yellow sky and blood red sun today. People from the South of England to the North of Scotland have been asking why the sky has changed colour...

AT least 34 people have died due to the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain. Several people are still missing in Portugal, including a one-month old baby, while two victims in Galicia, Spain, burned...

A BRITISH couple who tried to claim more than €20,000 in a fake holiday sickness scam have been jailed. In a landmark case, Deborah Briton, 53, and partner Paul Roberts, 43, were handed sentences of...

THE Spanish government has given Catalonia three days to declare whether it will seek independence or not. Madrid had given a deadline of 10:00 a.m. today for an official response from the region, hoping to...

A BRITISH mother has appealed for help in finding her son's killer after he was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack two years ago.  Shane O'Brien, 28, is the chief suspect in the murder...

A BRITISH mother and son spent a hellish 60 hours flying home from southern Spain after Monarch's collapse and the wave of Ryanair cancellations left them stranded.  Tom Payne, 24, treated mum Sharon Morris to...

SPAIN, Italy and France are bracing for their worst grape harvest in decades. Farmers in the three countries, which together produce over half the world's wines, have been hit by extreme weather, including heavy hail...

AT least nine people have died following the outbreak of wildfires in Portugal and Spain over the weekend.  Hundreds of fires, which were made deliberately in Spain, were fanned by strong winds from hurricane Ophelia,...

AS Marbella property prices soar, expats and locals are buying further and further along the coast.  More and more, areas like Estepona, Manilva and Casares are becoming the places to invest in a new or...

AT least two are dead following the outbreak of an estimated 146 fires in Galicia.  Some 500 military personnel have been rushed to scenes in northwest Spain to tackle the inferno which began over the...

The European Commision have sent a 'final warning' to Spain for failing to comply with EU air pollution levels.

FRIDAY the 13th is a day of misfortune for many a superstitious expat. But you won't find locals drawing their blinds and running from black cats today. For Spaniards, it's actually Tuesday the 13th that's considered...

A SPANISH woman has defended a store and its customers from a gunman in Sevilla. The unbelievable 1.5 minute clip shows a man in red enter the store donning a helmet and mask. He pulls out...

A DUTCHMAN has denied tricking a British woman he met in Spain into flying to Amsterdam for a ‘pull a pig’ joke. Sophie Stevenson claims she was left ‘humiliated’ after being stood up at Amsterdam...

FOOTAGE has emerged of the crash site of the military jet plane in southern Spain.  The pilot has died the combat jet plane went down near a military base in Albacete.     https://twitter.com/marioruiz_ab/status/918420778743365632   It crashed after taking part...
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A EUROFIGHTER combat jet plane has crashed near a military base in southeastern Spain. It went down after taking part in a parade in Madrid for Spain's national day. "I can confirm a plane has crashed," a...

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