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State pension age in Spain could be raised to 67, says report

A REPORT for the government has raised the possibility that millions of people in Spain may have to work longer to qualify for a...

COVID-19: Pedro Sanchez receives first dose of coronavirus vaccine in Spain

PEDRO Sanchez has had the coronavirus vaccine. The prime minister, who is aged 49, received his first jab at Puerta de Hierro Hospital in the...

Three Spanish restaurants make the Top 10 best artisan pizzas in the world

THREE artisan pizza restaurants in Spain have received the prestigious honour of being named in the top 10 best in the world according to...

Explainer: Which countries can you travel to from Spain this summer?

Holidays haven't been on the cards for many of this year, thanks to travel restrictions and the threat of coronavirus. However, as COVID-19 vaccines...

Death of Jose Paredes who pioneered big-scale shoe manufacturing in Elche on Spain’s Costa Blanca

JOSE Paredes who made Elche a leading Spanish force in footwear has died aged 88, following a car accident close to his home in...

Popular entertainer has her “livelihood taken away” as valuable PC stolen on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COSTA BLANCA entertainer has had her “livelihood taken away” after her laptop computer was stolen from her car. Caz Miller-Matthews, who has just enjoyed...

COVID-19 cases rise but no deaths reported again with low hospital admissions in Costa Blanca area of Spain

NEW coronavirus cases have risen in the Valencian Community after staying reasonably static over the last few days. Other pandemic indicators continue to be good...

Living in Spain but still have a UK based financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Chorus Financial are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from those of you living in Spain...

SOGGY JUNE: Strong end-of-spring storms whip Castellon area of Spain

FIERCE – and somewhat unexpected – storms hit Castellon Province yesterday (Thursday June 18). The fire department was called out to rescue an elderly and...

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...

Couple jailed and banned from Spain after stealing €25,000 worth of jewellery

A couple have been jailed and banned from Spain after they stole €25,000 worth of jewellery in a two day mugging spree. They targeted...

Court orders man to pay back his dead wife’s inheritance in Spain because he found love again

A man has lost his dead wife's inheritance because he broke a promise not to have a relationship with another woman. A court in A...

DOUBLE MURDER: Man accused of killing teenager and pregnant woman in Spain’s inland Valencia area

Isabell Raducanu, a 36-year-old prostitute, was six months pregnant when she was found strangled and stabbed 37 times in her flat in Xativa (La Costera).

Rise in house and apartment occupations in Spain

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‘MASKS AWAY’: Pedro Sanchez announces end to wearing face masks outdoors in Spain from June 26

SPAIN is ending the mandatory outdoor wearing of masks a week on Saturday (June 26). Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the news on Friday morning...

Pensioner, 84, bludgeons wife to death with hammer in Madrid

A PENSIONER in Madrid was bludgeoned to death in a jealous rage by her husband of 40 years. Police were called to the Moratalaz...

Brussels gives green light to Spain’s Recovery Plan with €69 billion grant

SPAIN will receive €69.5 billion in subsidies from the European Commission over the next five years to aid with the country’s coronavirus recovery plan.  This...

Spain’s Andalucia sets tentative date to end mandatory use of face masks outdoors

THE Junta has set a preliminary date to drop the use of face masks while outside. While the central government has announced that the mandatory...

Sculpture transforms disused lighthouse on island off San Sebastian in northern Spain

ACCLAIMED Spanish sculptor Cristina Iglesias unveiled Hondalea, a site-specific bronze piece which transforms a disused lighthouse on the island of Santa Clara in the...

EXILED: Judge bans persistent troublemaker from Barcelona town

A MAN who attacked police with a knife has been banned from the town where he lives for two years after a series of...

NEW COVID-19 cases stick around 200 per day in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest COVID case figures show very little change in the Valencia region as hospital admissions continue to fall. The Thursday(June 17) statistics from the...

Leading Spanish foundation set to open new exhibition centre in Valencia

CAIXAFORUM Valencia will open in July 2022. The Valencian branch of the highly prestigious Catalan culture and art centre has been on the cards for...

Mobile fingerprint unit for TIE applicants with mobility issues starts in Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESIDENCIA APPLICANTS with severe mobility issues can now apply to have their fingerprints taken at home, thanks to a Policia Nacional initiative. Alicante authorities are...

British man tells court that he did not stab his ex-girlfriend and leave her in a ‘pool of blood’...

A British man has denied stabbing his ex-girlfriend at her Costa Blanca holiday apartment in 2017 and told an Alicante court that he...

Valencia becomes the first port in Spain to install solar panel floor that can be walked on and driven...

VALENCIA port has taken a firm step in the green direction with the installation of solar panels in the ground that can be walked...

Deadly West Nile Virus is back with first case of infection detected in Spain’s Sevilla

AN INDIVIDUAL from Sevilla has been admitted this Wednesday to a ICU hospital ward affected by meningoencephalitis due to the West Nile virus. This is...

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