Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Almeria

Terrible teenage bullies extort €7,000 out of frightened boy, 10, in Almeria area of Spain

AN Almeria Province teenager has been arrested for extorting €7,000 from a 10-year-old boy. The 14-year-old bully was detained by the Guardia Civil in Berja. Another...

Family of five-year-old killed by a drunk-driving legionnaire speak of ‘devastation’ as killer walks free in Spain’s Roquetas de...

THE family of the five-year-old girl that was killed by a drunk driving soldier on July 6, in Roquetas de Mar, are devastated that...

Spanish Legionnaire kills five-year-old girl while drunk driving in Spain’s Roquetas de Mar

A SOLDIER has been arrested on suspicion of running over a five-year-old girl while drunk driving on Tuesday evening (July 6), in Roquetas de...

SNIFFED OUT: Telltale whiff gives away marijuana plantation at apartment in Andalucia’s Roquetas de Mar

A STRONG whiff of cannabis led police to a basement marihuana plantation in Roquetas de Mar (Almeria). Neighbours had their suspicions aroused after a series...

New health centre and bus station planned for Mojacar on Spain’s Costa Almeria

MOJACAR Council is finalising plans for the construction of a new health centre and a bus station for the municipality. The new health centre answers...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

Almeria politician accused of taking bribes in awarding COVID PPE contract

By Elena Goçmen Rueda A DRUGS gang turned to the corrupt supply of anti-COVID PPE protective equipment as easy pickings. So far 11 arrests have been...

EXPAT duo drown in Almeria

By Elena Goçmen Rueda THE lifeless bodies of two bathers who went missing in Cala Raja (Almeria) have been found. A Lithuanian man and...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

‘RELIEF’: Expat couple who saw home demolished in Spain’s Andalucia finally get legal right to live in their garage

THE elderly British couple who have been living in a garage since their dream villa was demolished over so-called planning irregularities 13 years ago...

How an epic bicycle journey across southern Spain revealed some surprising delights

When British traveller Chris Atkin set out to cross southern Spain making a 1,300 km route between Valencia to Gibraltar by bicycle, he didn’t know quite what to expect.

Police arrest pharmacy worker in southern Spain who sold fake Covid-19 test results for travellers

A PHARMACY worker who was selling fake negative COVID-19 test certificates to people so that they could travel abroad has been arrested in Spain. A...

BUSTED: Police in Spain arrest 46 involved in huge trafficking gang importing drugs from Morocco

A NETWORK of warehouses from Gibraltar to Barcelona have been raided, revealing a large scale and ‘perfectly-structured’ drug trafficking operation led by a man...

Does Your Financial Adviser Manage Your Pension or Investment In The Best Way Possible?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Chorus Financial strive to offer the best Investment Management in Spain, basing our client portfolios on...

European Commission initiates ‘preliminary investigation’ into living conditions of migrant workers in Almeria and Huelva

THE European Parliament and the European Commission are going to investigate the living conditions of seasonal workers in Almeria and Huelva after fires destroyed...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

Surge of dolphin deaths on Spanish coastline alarms ecologists

THE discovery of dead dolphins on Almeria coastline alarms ecologists. The number of dolphins that have appeared dead or dying in the last two years...

IN PICS: Woman arrested for allegedly running sex abuse ring involving girls aged 13 in Spain’s Almeria

FIVE children have been freed from a prostitution network that had been selling them for sex since 2019. Sources in Guardia Civil’s Operation Terciaria revealed...

Network of illegal immigrants arrested after faking domestic abuse to aid residency status in Spain’s Almeria

A FRAUDULENT network of illegal immigrants that made up reports of domestic abuse has been dismantled in Almeria. Guardia Civil arrested 22 people in all,...

Ferry bosses call for ‘sea lanes’ to allow Brits to travel to Spain for summer holidays

A BRITISH ferry service is calling for the government to allow 'sea lanes' to allow travel between the UK and Spain this summer.  Brittany Ferries,...

200 homeless and 500 displaced as fire sweeps through migrant worker shanty town in Spain’s Almeria

FIRE has ravaged a migrant camp in Almeria's 'Sea of Plastic' leaving over 200 workers homeless and 500 unable to return to the site....

British expat drives 100 miles to retrieve his car after Olive Press reader spots alleged thief on Spain’s Costa...

A BRITISH expat who reported his car stolen by a transport company called Mission Impossible has his car back after the alleged thief was...

CAUTION – DISTURBING IMAGES: Hunt on for man that mutilated and beheaded dolphin on Spain’s Costa de Almeria

THE BEHEADING and mutilation of a dolphin on the Almerian coast is being investigated by Guardia Civil. Sources say "arrests are not ruled out" after...

Spain’s ‘George Floyd’ case which saw teenage boy die in hands of juvenile centre security guards re-opens in ...

THE case of the death of Moroccan teenager Ilias Tahiri at the hands of detention centre workers has been officially re-opened after an appeal...

Abandoned sofa in middle of motorway causes severe accident with four injured in Spain’s Almeria

Andalucia's Emergency Service 112 received several calls at around 4:40pm, warning of the abandoned furniture near the town of El Ejido

Drug bust in Almeria as police foil hashish drop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have intercepted 1,400 kilos of hashish on Guardias Viejas beach in Almería. Officers arrested three people and seized 47 bundles of the drug,...

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