Friday, February 26, 2021

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

Reality TV stars involved in ‘gang rape’ allegations at illegal house party in Spain’s Madrid

A NUMBER of reality TV stars are under investigation for their roles in an alleged gang rape of a young woman in...

Spanish athlete breaks down in tears after losing gold medal because of blundering officials’ mistake

A SPANISH athlete broke down in tears after blundering officials erased her winning long jump mark.  Long jumper Maria...

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

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

ONE WEEK ON: Riots over rapper’s arrest continue while issue deeply divides Spanish government and public opinion

Far from blowing over, the original issue has now split into several different directions.

New F1 grade motorsports facility one step closer in Spain’s capital as investors gain official approval

INVESTORS have chosen the Spanish capital to construct a brand new motorsports venue with a view to hold international events such as...

SPAIN BURNS: Protests against the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel spiral into violence

Meanwhile, the issue is sending shockwaves through the Spanish political system.

LIGHTS, CAMERA… : New ‘Almodovar girl’ is from Valencia

IF there is one term that sums up Spanish cinema, it is ‘Almodovar girl’. The country’s most famous and...

Far-right march in Madrid sparks outcry as 300 neo-Nazis gather in support of Blue Division

AN investigation has been launched after 300 people attended a far-right gathering Madrid.  Madrid Provincial Prosecutor's Office has officially...

Capital pleasures: Plan a trip to Madrid this Spring, it has so much to offer

IT was a bright, sunny New Year’s Day in 2007 and we were walking out of the Ritz hotel down Paseo de...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

Spain’s new gender bill will allow trans people to self-identify without medical intervention

SPAIN has drafted new gender recognition legislation which would allow transgender people to self identify without medical intervention.   Current...

FRENCH CONNECTION as young people head south to Spain’s Madrid for bar and restaurant life

YOUNG French people chasing an open bar or restaurant are travelling to Madrid, where COVID-19 restrictions are less restrictive.

Investors Beware: Stay on the right side of change!

Change is happening all around us, nothing stands still for long. It would’ve been incredibly hard to plan ahead for 2020, instead...

THE MOMENT OF TRUTH: Former Madrid regional president faces three years in prison over master’s forgery scandal

THE court case against former Madrid regional president Cristina Cifuentes over accusations that she forged her master’s degree has now entered its...

President Sanchez visits Costa Blanca as local mayor brands Madrid rail link a “historic milestone” for the region

THE MAYOR of Orihuela and other dignitaries welcomed Spain’s President Sanchez, as the new AVE rail link to Madrid officially opened.

The best airport in Europe is in Spain

A SPANISH airport has been named “Best Airport in Europe” according to a recent study. The report, carried out...

Salt sent to Spain’s snowy centre in storm solution and show of ‘solidarity’ by Costa Blanca cities

TORREVIEJA Council has joined up with an Orihuela company to send road salt to central Spain, in light of the deadly snow...

Adrift in Madrid’s white weekend

IF we thought the bells on New Year’s Eve marked the end of our troubles, a historic snowfall in and around Madrid...

Beady-eyed art lovers spot Game of Thrones star lookalike at Madrid museum

FROM Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote to Emma Corbin being cast to play Princess Diana in the Crown, Hollywood has the...

WINTER WONDERLAND: Madrid plays in heaviest snowfall for 40 years

AMONGST the COVID gloom the people of Madrid have taken to the streets to take advantage of a massive snowfall and enjoy...

Royal family step out in style to mark Pascua Militar

QUEEN Letizia stepped into the new year in style as she joined the King to celebrate Epiphany Day.  The...

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

Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has led to...

READ WITH CAUTION: Dead dogs found rotting among 22 survivors in ‘deplorable’ Madrid farm – two owners arrested

GUARDIA CIVIL have discovered a farm housing 22 sick dogs, with another seven lying dead among them. The report...

The end of a year to remember (or forget)!

I’m not sure any of us could’ve expected 2020 to pan out quite the way it did. As we entered the year,...

ALL ABOARD: This week marks 10th anniversary of Valencia-Madrid high-speed train line

The AVE connects Valencia and Madrid in just one hour and 35 minutes, hitting a top speed of 231 kph

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Half-wit hunters arrested for hanging hunting dog from tree in Spain’s Malaga (WARNING – contains distressing images)

TWO hunters have been arrested for crimes of cruelty to animals after they were busted hanging one of their hunting dogs from...