Thursday, December 2, 2021

Catalunya

International mystery of Spanish rebel’s €10,000 artwork that was ‘lost in the post’ then found at UK auction house

SPANISH police have tracked down a valuable piece or art by renowned Spanish artist Joan Miro that had been missing since in got 'lost...

English freeclimber scales 144m tower in Barcelona without ropes or safety equipment

21-YEAR-OLD British Spiderman, George King, climbed Barcelona’s iconic Agbar Tower on Saturday, adding another urban summit to his list of daring feats. Awed onlookers filmed...

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...

One of Spain’s top tourist attractions, Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia, suffers another completion setback

THE COVID pandemic has dashed hopes for completing Antoni Gaudi's unfinished iconic Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona in time for the centenary of his...

Gang of six arrested in Spain for kidnapping plot with €20,000 ransom demand

OFFICERS from Spain’s National Police and the Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested five men and a woman between 22 and 42 years old, who are...

Pardoned Catalan separatist leaders walk out of jail… and immediately demand independence from Spain

THE nine Catalan separatist leaders who walked free from prison on Wednesday after a controversial pardon by the Spanish government appeared not to have...

Catalunya delays COVID pass requirement to bars and restaurants after download system crashes

AUTHORITIES in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalunya were forced to postpone the introduction of mandatory COVID passes at bars, restaurants and gyms on Friday...

ROYAL RUMBLE: Almost half of Spaniards want to get rid of King and Queen of Spain poll finds

As Spain celebrated 40 years of its constitution on Thursday, the study also revealed that a majority of Spaniards would like a vote on the future of the monarchy

Barcelona drivers to be penalised with new dirty car fines

Owners of banned vehicles who earn less than €8,000 a year will be exempt, as well as delivery vehicles

Barcelona and Real Madrid players and staff all test negative for coronavirus

BOTH the players and coaching staff of Barcelona and Real Madrid have all tested negative to COVID-19.

The pension freedoms trap. Is your UK pension affected?

On 6 April 2015 the retirement landscape for Brits all over the world changed dramatically. Pension freedoms were introduced, and people were given the...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms...

Migrant who wants Africans to stay at home wins top award in Spain

Dumped in the Sahara Desert by traffickers, Ousman Umar believed he was going to die like scores of other immigrants. However, he survived against the...

Court halts efforts to remove Franco monument in Catalunya after campaign by locals

A COURT has delayed an attempt to remove a monument inaugurated by General Francisco Franco to celebrate a victory during the Spanish Civil War...

The crime rate in Barcelona Spain falls to well below the national average

THE crime rate in Barcelona Spain has fallen below the national average, registering a 39% drop compared to figures released by the Ministry of...

Cistercian monk in Spain’s Catalunya region is arrested for sexually touching a child

A Cistercian monk from Catalunya has been arrested over the inappropriate sexual touching of a child. The monk, 68, is part of a thirty-strong community...

RESIGN RAJOY: Huge Twitter campaign demands Spanish PM steps down

THE Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, is under immense pressure to resign following the action of the Spanish National Police in Catalunya. A Twitter...

WATCH: Miley Cyrus forcibly kissed in attack by crazed fan in Spain as she left hotel

Dramatic footage showed a deranged admirer pull at Cyrus’s hair, grab her shoulder, and haul her by the neck, kissing her on the face

Five arrested for selling €800 fake tickets at El Clasico in Madrid

Police arrested the five for selling fake tickets at Sunday’s game between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona

WATCH: 100,000 ecstasy pills destined for Ibiza intercepted in Spain’s Barcelona

Investigators say the drugs were being packaged to be sent to the Balearic island to coincide with the opening of the summer season

Arms smugglers who shipped Russian TANKS to Middle East and Africa busted in Spain

A GANG that smuggled arms including tanks to war-torn countries in the Middle East and Africa has been busted in Spain. Properties worth about €10...

Third night of rioting over arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel

LAST night (Thursday February 18) saw the third consecutive round of rioting in Catalunya and elsewhere over the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel. Once again,...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

COVID in Spain : Antibodies last more than a year says new study

INFECTED people still have antibodies in their blood to fight COVID-19 over a year after recovery, regardless of how severe their case was. Researchers in...

Which two of the world’s Top 25 Coastal Relocation Destinations are in Spain?

RECENT research has revealed the Top 25 coastal destinations in the world for permanent relocation - and two are in Spain. With the top five...

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