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‘Z cars’: Spain’s National Police expand fleet of greener hybrid patrol cars

SPAIN’S National Police have added 300 environmentally-friendly ‘Z cars’ to its fleet of vehicles. The plug-in hybrids will be rolled out along with the installation...

Bouncing back: The fastest growing regions in Spain for property sales

SPAIN’S tourism hotspots and quiet inland areas are leading a recovery from a COVID-19 plunge in property sales. While the real estate market was paralysed...

Spanish rapper not guilty of cutting off British roommate’s penis in Zaragoza after ‘self-mutilation’ confession

A Zaragoza man has been cleared of cutting off the penis of his British roommate with a kitchen knife after the 'victim' changed his...

Now’s the time to write your book! English-speaking Kindle books soar during lockdown in Spain

By Henry Baum “I’m an American novelist living in Valencia, Spain. When I moved from Los Angeles in 2014, I brought my book promotion company...

4 DAY WEEK: Spain considering pilot project that will cut hours worked to 32 for same money

SPAIN is on the verge of launching a €50 million trial of the four day working week. The national government has reportedly informally agreed to...

COVID QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Valencian experts clarify doubts about new coronavirus strains in Spain

LEADING Valencian immunologists have issued a list of 12 clarifications about the new coronavirus strains in an attempt to shed some light on what...

Mobile phones cloned in Murcia-based scam emptying out bank accounts across Spain

A Murcia man has been arrested for running an international SIM card cloning gang that stole at least €400,000 from online bank accounts. The Policia...

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...

VILLA PARADISO: Helping to fight social anxiety caused by the COVID-19 lockdown in Spain and Tunisia

THE COVID-19 pandemic has been a 'double-edged' sword in opening up opportunities for people to things they've not had a chance to do before,...

HOME DELIVERY riders will become company employees in major law change announced by Spain’s government

DELIVERY riders in Spain are be classified as employees of companies like Glovo and Deliveroo under government plans announced today(March 11). Labour and Social Economy...

IN PICS: Illegal TV app showing Premier League football with 100 million users taken down after raids in Spain...

AN ILLEGAL TV app that was streaming European football, other TV channels and videos has been taken down in Spain. Policia Nacional and Europol dismantled...

No Way San Jose: Spain’s bans travel over Father’s Day bank holiday weekend

SPAIN has banned travel between regions over the March 19th long weekend, a bank holiday for Father’s Day that is observed in some, but...

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...

Spain’s 17 regions to maintain perimetral lockdowns of territories over Easter week

SPAIN'S 17 regions will maintain border closure over Easter week and all large events will be suspended. In a bid to halt the spread of...

Authorities in Spain’s Canary Islands launch investigation as five migrants die at sea

HUMAN sacrifice has been added to the dangers facing desperate people from Africa trying to escape to Europe, with Spanish authorities investigating claims that...

Former Catalunya separatist president Carles Puigdemont faces Spanish extradition after losing EU immunity

EXILED former Catalunya president Carles Puigdemont who organised an illegal independence referendum in 2017 has had his immunity from prosecution stripped by the European...

FORÇA BARÇA!: Joan Laporta wins election to become new president of FC Barcelona 11 years after being ousted from...

The returning president’s main mission this time round is to convince the Argentinean star to stay in Barcelona

MORE THAN WE CAN CHEW: Experts warn of threats to food safety caused by climate change

CLIMATE change could have devastating effects on food safety all over the world in 20 years’ time. According to research by Valencia-based non-profit technological centre...

Health chiefs in Spain propose tough Easter COVID-19 curbs across whole country including the Costa del Sol and Costa...

SPAIN'S Ministry of Health is proposing a tough package of measures to stop a new wave of COVID-19 cases being created over the Easter...

Dutch anti-squatter solution arrives in Spain as government progress grinds to a halt

THE scourge of squatters across the country will now face a new hurdle as a fresh Dutch initiative arrives in Spain for the first...

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

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

CROSSING THE LINE: Barcelona riots return as police car is set alight with officer inside

AFTER a few quiet evenings on the streets of Barcelona, protests and riots over the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel returned with a vengeance...

Fresh hint that Spain could reach travel deal with UK if vaccine passports are not introduced in the European...

TOURISM Secretary, Fernando Valdes, has hinted that Spain would consider bilateral travel deals and corridors with 'third party countries' if the European Union does...

Former FC Barcelona president arrested in police corruption probe over La Liga club in Spain

CATALAN police raided FC Barcelona's Nou Camp headquarters and various homes this morning(March 1) to arrest several people including ex-club president, Josep Maria Bartomeu. The...

Spanish rapper on trial for cutting off penis of British teacher in botched budget sex change op

A SPANISH rapper will sit trial today in Zaragoza for cutting off the penis of a British teacher with a 12 inch blade in...

Down in the dumps: Spain ignoring recycling targets

SPAIN has been ignoring critical European-wide waste recycling targets. The country has not just been missing a 50% recycling (or re-use) target set by the...

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