Friday, December 2, 2022

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IN PICS: Why angry workers are taking to the streets in Cadiz in southern Spain

ANGRY protests have become a daily occurance in Spain’s southern city of Cadiz in recent days as workers take to the streets to demand...

Eight arrested in Spain’s La Linea after police seize massive haul of contraband tobacco

EIGHT people have been arrested and 38,000 packets of contraband tobacco have been seized in La Linea in five raids during the past week. Spanish...

Man behind spate of burglaries in Spain’s La Linea re-arrested by police

A 46-year-old man who was released with charges in October has been re-arrested for more robberies in the Spanish town of La Linea. The detainee,...

Metalworkers strike in Spain’s Andalucia turns violent as police are attacked in Cadiz

CADIZ metalworkers have to taken to city streets for a third day in their wages strike. On Wednesday they cut roads leading into the Andalucian...

Star buys: Man charged with sending meteorite prices into orbit

AN out of this world meteorite has been sold - and it’s value is astronomical. The fragment -  that spent 4,500 of years passing through...

MANE ATTRACTION: Rare white lion cubs a hit at zoo in Spain’s Andalucia

TWO extremely rare white lion cubs have become the main attraction of an Andalucian zoo just a few weeks after being born. The brother and...

Why a strange figure wrapped in red cloth will be haunting a plaza in southern Spain during COP26

THERE is an unusual sight in Vejer this week where each day from dawn to dusk a figure draped from head to toe in...

Finca La Donaira: A Spanish Shangri-La in the Serrania de Ronda

A visit to La Donaira begins in a dusty square in El Gastor, a sleepy town nestled in a valley between the Serrania de...

Costa de la Luz: See the light

For relief from the hot and busy Costa del Sol summer, switch on to the Costa de la Luz (or Coast of Light). It’s a complete breath of fresh air, writes Laurence Dollimore

Green team! Students set to arrive in Tarifa after travelling 3,000km in solar-powered camper van they built themselves

A TEAM of eco-warriors are set to arrive in the south of Spain after driving 3,000k in a solar-powered electric camper van. Dutch students, from...

Thank you for the music: Clock in Spain pays moving musical tribute to Paco de Lucia

IT is seven years since flamenco guitarist and songwriter Paco de Lucia died suddenly from a heart attack while on a family holiday in...

FROM THE AIR: Latest extraordinary images of volcano eruption on the Canary Island of La Palma in Spain

THE volcanic eruption that began on Sunday has so far destroyed more than 100 homes on the island of La Palma and forced thousands...

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...

Teed off: Environmentalists in Spain slam yet another golf course plan on unspoilt Costa la Luz

SPANISH environmental group Ecologistas en Accion have criticised the Junta de Andalucia´s latest strategic plan that includes yet another golf course.  The proposed project outlines...

Cadiz postpones its Carnival to June 9

THE annual Cadiz Carnival has been pushed to June next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers have announced. The event, which usually takes place...

IN PICS: Inside the Spanish hideaway of road rage killer and notorious gangland figure Kenneth Noye

Choice in paintings and books give no hints of the home of legendary killer Kenneth Noye now on the market.

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...

Spain completes final dash to leave Afghanistan as thousands face being left behind

SPANISH troops have completed a frantic countdown to rescue people from Afghanistan as the airlift looks set to end this afternoon.  Just hours of evacuation...

This beach in Andalucia has been chosen as the best playa in the whole of Spain

LIFESTYLE travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has named Valdevaqueros (Cadiz), the best beach in Spain 2021 More than 8,000 km of coastline, the longest coastline...

Two military bases in southern Spain will receive Afghan refugees who worked for US government

SPAIN'S Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has struck an agreement with President Joe Biden to allow two military bases in southern Spain to receive Afghan...

Frontex would be ‘honoured’ to step in at Gibraltar frontier in proposed solution to post-Brexit strife

THE chief of European border agency Frontex has said ‘it would be an honour’ to handle control at Gibraltar’s frontiers under the post-Brexit agreement...

Burger King worker in Andalucia reveals inferno conditions of kitchen during Spain’s heatwave

A WORKER at a Burger King revealed the hotter than hell conditions at the fast food restaurant in Jerez de la Frontera during the...

Police in Spain issue guidelines on how to avoid phishing scams as they bust massive network of cybercriminals

AN international criminal network of more than 100,000 members dedicated to cybercrimes and phishing scans has been uncovered with links to Spain. Raids on properties...

Yachts banned from stretch of coast in southern Spain after recent spate of killer whale attacks

SPAIN has once again ordered small vessels to avoid sailing in a stretch of coast that is being terrorised by a rogue pod of...

Boats off Spain’s Cadiz damaged in killer whale encounters

MARITIME Rescue services in Cadiz have had to assist three different boats in three different incidents off the Barbate coast in Cadiz after a...

Andalucian village makes UNESCO bid to protect tradition of neighbourly doorstep chat

A SLEEPY town in the southern tip of Spain wants to elevate the long held tradition of having a neighbourly chat on one’s doorstep...

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