Monday, September 23, 2019

BinckBank’s Nik Rainer on the joys and pitfalls of investing in the stock market

Thou shall keep a watchful eye on your neighbour, family and friends. (and I don’t mean with the drone you just bought from Ebay)

Amanda Butler explains the pros and cons of ‘bare ownership’ in Spain and what it means for property buyers...

My recommendation would be to get a trusted estate agent to give you a modest valuation, or maybe three for comparison, and take the middle ground

Jack Gaioni explores the horrors of a Civil War concentration camp and Franco’s grip on the Spanish press

 IF you were hoping for a ‘feel good’ article, read no further.If you were hoping for some logical,...

After surprise births and tragic deaths, peacocks are now firm favourites at the Easy Care Horse Rescue Centre, writes...

WHEN Rod and I started the Easy Care Horse Rescue Centre in Rojales 11 years ago, we assumed we would simply be...

Parents in Spain advised to check that poor eye sight is not holding their children back, says Specsavers Opticas

Conditions such as squint and amblyopia (lazy eye) can be treated more effectively if they are picked up earlier

After J-Lo banned the media from a gig in Spain last month, Marbella veteran Giles Brown explores the changing...

All the modern celebrity has to do is appear in a reality TV show to ensure his or her 15 minutes of fame

TURNING TO VINEGAR: This year’s sherry festival in Jerez is dedicated to wine that went wrong

From August 31 for two whole weeks the famous tipple takes centre stage alongside the best of everything else the city has to offer

Lawbird’s Antonio Flores reveals what you may not know about €500 ‘BinLaden’ notes and cash payments in Spain

Up to €100,000 if travelling within Spain and €10,000 if entering or departing the country, without notifying the authorities

Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament is sure to anger Remainers in Mallorca, writes Amanda Butler

September 9 has emerged as the most important of the 80 days before the Brexit deadline, with the PM trying to ensure there is no up-rising with MPs trying to block a no-deal

Arguing with social media idiots just isn’t worth your time, writes columnist Loraine Gostling

HI again Costa Blancans, and welcome to yet another one of my meanders about what’s forefront of my mind when I sit...

Chartered financial planner and OP columnist Jonathan Holdaway is one step away from the home of his dreams in...

It’s amazing how just moving a few kilometres into a different postcode, can make a massive difference in price

Specsavers Opticas has everything you need to know about eye care at both ends of the generation scale

If you are looking after your grandchildren on a regular basis, you need to think about how to keep their eyes healthy and protect against injuries

It’s the essentials you really miss when Spain closes for August, writes Giles Brown

When you have the sort of luck with cars that I have, that makes this month more than a little nervy

The Pound may be low under Johnson, but for British property owners in Spain, it’s a great time to...

One thing for sure is that travel for the Brits holidaying abroad is going to be quite a shock, with the pound decreasing below the Euro with today’s airport exchange companies!

If you can’t stand the heat you can always take inspiration from the animal kingdom … or not, writes...

Luckily we humans can cool off at the turn of a shower tap but storks and vultures have a yuckier way to stave off the August heat...

Giles Brown answers a frequently asked question, who left the dogs out?

Bye Bye Bailey. You were such a good boy xx

Loraine Gostling explores our obsession with talking about the weather

NO, I am not going to talk about the weather…And with that opening statement, just how many of...

Whether we like it or not, tourism to Spain boosts the economy and sways the property market, writes Amanda...

Perhaps our hoteliers will need to start adjusting their hotel rates to be more competitive...just saying!

LOOK OF LUX: Giles Brown is an expert at picking out a face in a crowd, even in Spain’s...

“Basically, one of the things that attracts mosquitoes is if you are sexually active,” she said, looking straight at me

Specsavers Opticas have everything you need to stay safe in the sun and some super cool shades

Supersize your lenses, or choose wraparound styles so that less light will filter in through the sides

Thinking of buying off plan in Spain? Terra Meridiana tells you everything you need to know

In the previous decade it was very common to work with insurers not authorised to operate in Spain

Spain’s new mortgage law will force homebuyers to take a test in Spain before sale can be approved

Also known as the Housing Credit Law, it should greatly diversify what is on offer for homebuyers while providing better protections

Giles Brown is more Christopher Biggins than Christopher Reeve as he learns to fly in southern Spain

While I didn’t soar like Superman, I didn’t bounce off the bottom of the wind tunnel in a crumpled heap

A ripped Roman hero and his ‘pets’ get Belinda Beckett’s roar of approval

I’m not sure what the Me Too movement would have to say about him stealing the girdle of Hippolyta
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