Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Spain tops global health league but all is not well for expats

A WORLD health index has declared Spain to be the fittest nation on the planet. Last year the University of Washington’s Health Metrics Institute ranked...

Most Attractive Industries to Invest in Gibraltar

Among the British overseas territories, Gibraltar has seen an incredible rise in the last few years.This nation has its autonomous government and its...

British expats and authorities join forces to try and stop construction of ‘controversial’ shopping centre in Mallorca

The 80,000 square metre centre was originally granted a licence in 2014, but works did not start within the timeline and it expired

UK MPs join battle to get millions back for British expats who lost out to rogue FX firm based...

Dozens of clients, most of them British expats, lost millions of euros when the Palma-based company Premier FX suddenly stopped trading in July last year

One in every seven euros into Spain’s economy comes from tourism

Spain was the fifth largest tourism economy in the EU and ninth in the world in terms of total contribution to GDP

Cadiz town ‘most profitable’ holiday destination on Spain’s mainland

A SMALL Cadiz town is the third-most profitable holiday destination in Spain, new figures have revealed. According to tourism industry group Exceltur, hotels in...

Andalucia fruit farmers berry concerned as less than 1,000 locals apply for some 23,000 job vacancies, despite huge unemployment...

The work is mostly carried out by Moroccan women who work at least 39 hours per week, and sometimes 10 hours more

Spain-Morocco railway tunnel talks underway government says

If the first land link between Europe and Africa was made by tunnel, it would have to be 38km to stretch between the two countries

P**S TAKER: You can now pee in Donald Trump’s mouth thanks to expat bar owner in Spain

A RECENT upgrade at an expat's bar in Spain will have certain heads shaking this year. Queenz bar, in Sitges, has installed open-mouth urinals, with...

BREAKING: British airline goes into administration with ALL flights to Europe cancelled, cites Brexit as major factor

BRITISH airline Flybmi has gone into administration and all  its flights are cancelled from today.The firm, based in the Midlands in the UK, employs...

Using Cryptocurrency as a Major Mode of Payment

Cryptocurrency has gone from an obscure topic of conversation among computer specialists to a major feature of contemporary public life.Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have promised that...

Spanish exporters receive letters warning them of fallout from no-deal Brexit

SPAIN’S tax office has warned Spanish businesses of the potential consequences of a no-deal Brexit.The Hacienda sent letters to thousands of export companies with...

Spain raked in €90 BILLION from tourism in 2018 after sixth record-breaking year in a row, and mostly thanks...

The figures are a positive sign for the industry, showing that visitor numbers are not expanding massively and risking over-saturation

Spain’s economy grew by 2.5% last year, outpacing EU average

SPAIN'S economy grew by 2.5% last year, new figures have revealed. The number is lower than the 3% registered in the past three years but...

Spain and UK sign landmark deal mutually protecting voting rights after Brexit

Those wishing to vote at the next local elections will have to register by January 30

Malaga law firm secures regulation from the Ministry of Justice after winning more than €1 million back from timeshare...

What a happy start to the New Year!Maxima 1 Legal S.L. (M1 Legal) are pleased to advise all their clients that they are now...

Is your home in Spain ready for the cold?

BIG FREEZE: Is your home ready?ON the occasion of the Christmas period and beyond, maybe you have...

UK and Irish investors claim €35 million for ‘ghost developments’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol that were never built

Now, after a ruling by the Spanish Supreme Court last year, some 60,000 foreign investors, a large proportion Irish and British, are able to claim money back from the banks, rather than property developers.

HAPPY RETURN: How British expats in Spain can plan for retirement back in Britain

WHEN we think of retiring to another country what comes to mind, for most of us, is a move from the UK to a...

BREXIT: Ryanair gets new license to operate in UK in event of no deal

Ryanair operates more than 800 flights to or from Spain per day from airports across Britain and the EU

British favourite Primark WILL be able to open in Marbella after five year battle

It comes after a modification to the PGOU in Marbella was approved in December

New 12-sided Gibraltar £1 coin could feature EU map WITHOUT UK

The 14 UK Overseas Territories are expected to produce coins with 'images celebrating their heritage,' according to the UK Treasury

FIESTA FLOATER? Competition launched to name Liverpool party boat set to bring hundreds of revellers from Merseyside to Marbella...

The 600-bed boat, worth more than €4 million, is the brainchild of Liverpudlian hotel chain Signature Living

70% Amazon staff at largest warehouse in Spain strike ahead of Three Kings Day

ANGRY: Amazon workers in Spain's capital Madrid strike ahead of Three King'sAMAZON workers at their Madrid warehouse...

Spain tourism hotspot could cancel tax for British tourists amid Brexit fears

SCRAPPED: Canary Islands president Fernando Clavijo said that getting rid of a VAT-like tax could encourage more tourists after Brexit

STRIKE: 300 Madrid airport workers walk out until New Year after company refuses them warm clothes for winter

STRIKING: Eulen staff walk out on company over claims they are not protected against coldAROUND 300 Madrid...
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