Thursday, June 20, 2019

Financial specialist Blacktower is continuing to make inroads in Spain, offering excellent advice to expats of all nationalities

BREXIT: Is time running out for expats?DESPITE Britain's imminent departure from the EU, Spain is still an...

JOBS: Marbella’s Starlite Festival looking for 400 workers this summer, find out how to apply here

STARLITE Festival has begun looking for employees for this year's edition. The Marbella festival is offering 400 jobs over the months of July and August.From...

€30,000-a-night Marbella hotel enjoyed by Lady Gaga and Lenny Kravitz to add exclusive butler service

The butler will be on hand 24/7 and will be prepared for 'the most unexpected of requests'

Spain-based British expat arrested by armed guards on return from negotiating €200 million business deal in Russia

Saunders is close to sealing a deal to buy Castorama Russia Ltd, which is being sold by Kingfisher PLC, owner of B&Q in the UK

British MPs rally round Brits living in Spain who lost millions in dodgy Mallorca currency firm collapse

Premier FX, based in Palma, ceased trading last July, leaving behind millions in unpaid debts

I’LL NEVER RETURN: Man in Spain denied entry to supermarket at 21:59, as it shut at 22:00, sparks national...

The supermarket giant issued an apology, surprising many, as people are often turned away from businesses just before closing time

NOT BOVVERED: All-time tourism record SMASHED on Spain’s Costa del Sol thanks to Brits unfazed by Brexit

Forecasts now predict that 7.3 million tourists will visit the coast this summer

ON FIRE: Olive Press breaks one MILLION hits barrier for April

To celebrate this landmark achievement we have decided to offer an unprecedented deal

Almost 40% of Spaniards fear Brexit will have a ‘very negative’ impact on Spain’s economy

MORE than a third of Spaniards fear Brexit will have a ‘very negative’ impact on their country’s economy.A survey by El Cambio en...

Irish company launches lifesaving ‘hangover care package’ for expats in Spain

The lifesaver, which can be shipped to Spain and around the world, arrives in a box emblazoned with Irish sayings and contains some well-known local cures

PREDATOR drones from US to patrol Strait of Gibraltar and Cadiz coast as Spain’s Guardia Civil fear surge in...

It comes as the Guardia Civil has struggled to tackle the surging drug trafficking epidemic which has seen outbursts of violence along the Costas

Max Beach will reopen on Spain’s Costa del Sol this week with new look and night time venue planned...

It comes after the much-loved eatery at Playa Riviera on Mijas Costa was taken over by the Metro Group

Lower income tax for workers in Andalucia, new regional president vows

RESIDENTS in Andalucia are set to pay less income tax under new Junta laws.Despite claims that a drop will impact social services, leader Juan...

British expat fuming after chairs and tables don’t fit into ‘tiny’ new terrace Mallorca town hall painted outside her...

The mother-of-one told the Olive Press she was ‘shocked’ to discover her seating area had been confined to a tiny painted box on the pavement

Airlines in Europe could soon be forced to fork out €1,400 for every piece of lost luggage

THE European court is set to decide whether airlines should pay out thousands to travellers in lost luggage compensation.  Under proposals, flight operators could...

British tourists’ spending up in first quarter of 2019 with Andalucia the main destination for UK holidaymakers

THIS year has seen Brits visiting Spain in higher numbers and spending more after 2018 saw a disappointing summer for the country’s tourism sector.Both...

A rebound in the European economy is forecast for 2019

Elaborating economic premises is not an easy task, especially if the object of analysis involves a compendium of countries such as those that make...

Tax collection in Spain, a portentous entry for the nation of Cervantes

As in any other country in the world, the collection of taxes in Spain is absolutely necessary to maintain public finances. The contribution of citizens...

Andalucia economy could lose €1.1 BILLION in no-deal Brexit, Junta warns

The province is particularly vulnerable to the economic shock of a disorderly UK exit

Dozens of business owners accuse Puerto Banus of ‘coercing’ them into accepting 700% hikes in rent after access cards...

DOZENS of business owners have accused Puerto Banus of coercing them into accepting rent hikes of up to 700%. In a denuncia to the magistrate’s...

Zara launches new customisable denim fashion line in Spain

The new ‘Trafaluc’ range can be personalised with words up to eleven characters long

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
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