Thursday, December 9, 2021

Almeria

Almeria couple part of international criminal gang arrested over €326,000 internet scam

THE National Police have arrested a couple from Almeria who were allegedly involved in a €326,000 internet scam that was operated by an international...

SLEAZY SCAM: Police in Spain’s Almeria warn about online sex chatroom blackmail attempts

POLICE are warning that people - usually men - who indulge in online sex shows are being targeted by blackmailers. Officers say that three ‘consumers’...

EXCLUSIVE: Irish teacher furious after being forced to sleep outside airport in ‘wet and cold’ conditions

A FURIOUS granny has slammed a Spanish airport after being forced to sleep outside in ‘freezing and rainy’ conditions. Mary McIntaggart was forced to spend...

Airport hell in Spain as expat gran told to wait outside overnight during thunderstorm

A FURIOUS expat gran was left in tatters after being turned away from an airport in the south of Spain and forced to sleep...

From shanty town to supermarket shelf: The shocking truth behind Spain’s vegetable growing industry

The region of Andalucia in southern Spain that attracts two very different kinds of foreigners to two very different kinds of seas, writes Heather Galloway.

Plans for multi-million euro investment at Malaga Airport will include terminal and airfield improvements

MALAGA Airport has unveiled plans for improvements on the airfield and the terminal as part of a wider scheme of works aimed at reducing...

Restaurant raid in Spain’s Almeria finds Roman amphorae used as decoration

EIGHT ancient amphorae 'of incalculable historical value’ from the 1st and 2nd centuries have been seized after they were found on display in an...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

‘The bravest of knights’: Hero firefighter who died battling Spain’s devastating Sierra Bermeja forest fire to be awarded Civil...

The father of two sadly lost his life after being brought in from Almeria to battle the devastating blaze

Yellow weather warning issued for southern Spain as thunderstorms get set to hit

SPAIN is set to be battered with rain as forecasters issue yellow weather warnings for parts of the country. A yellow weather warning for heavy...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch from nest in Spain’s Mojacar

EIGHT loggerhead turtles have hatched on the beach of Granatilla in Mojacar (Almeria). The nesting was detected on July 5 by a citizen who called...

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...

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