Monday, October 21, 2019

New book reveals the life and times of a 1990s ‘Costa crook’

The Liverpudlian also sheds light on the camaraderie amongst Liverpool’s criminal fraternity in Marbella and how he used booze and cannabis to cope with the stress of being on the run.

Mediterranean fish makes children more intelligent, according to new study

According to the University of Pennsylvania, kids who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have an IQ up to four points higher on average than those who consume it less often or never.

The gift of learning from Palma’s newest language school, Treffpunkt

PALMA'S newest language school is one for the books; Treffpunkt is German for meeting point, and the school sure lives up to the name.The...

Brexit blamed for first drop in EU applicants to British universities in five years

BREXIT has been blamed for a drop in Europeans applying for British university places.The number of students coming to the UK from the EU...

Internationally renown insurers descend onto Fuengirola for largest expat event of the year

The insurers will be on hand offering first-class advise for all of your insurance needs from areas as broad as money, health, property and inheritance.

Easier exams of Spanish nurses to work in UK hospitals given go-ahead

The Occupational English Test is said to be easier as it tests nurses’ knowledge of medical terms in contrast to understanding complex scientific processes and articles.

Leading Costa del Sol school makes move to build second site in Estepona

The Mayfair International Academy has lodged a proposal with Estepona Town Hall after a plot of land was put out to tender for a new educational development.

Junta in desperate plea for emergency teachers as classroom crisis worsens

The Junta has taken unprecedented action by issuing an emergency call via text and email for teachers - or anyone with a teaching qualification - to provide cover.

Anger grows as students in Andalucia are being priced out of university

The central government intends to reduce GDP expenditure on education from 4.1% to 3.6%.

Expat writer Joan Fallon delivers latest instalment of hit book series ‘al-Andalus’

Ring of Flames is the exciting conclusion to Fallon’s al-Andalus trilogy delves into Spain’s Moorish roots in Cordoba.

Dead dolphins found off Spain’s southern coast ‘had Alzheimer’s’

The study reveals that dolphins were found to have the same protein clusters found in Alzheimer patients.

Spain’s education system one of the worst among developed nations

NEW research shows that Spain’s education system is trailing behind Europe and other world leaders.Figures have revealed that 35% of young Spaniards lack a...

EVERYDAY HEROES: Teachers play unheralded yet vital role in Catalan referendum

AS the sun set on Joseph Maria Jujol, a school in the North of Barcelona, Isabel Safont was going nowhere. Neither were her pupils.Joseph...

Protests erupt after SEVEN popular teachers sacked from leading British international school on Costa del Sol

The school's Madrid outlet taught David Beckham's children when he played for Real Madrid

Local pupils reenact victory over Britain

The event was to pay tribute to military historian Bernando de Galvez

Spain has 10 of the 20 European universities most in demand by Erasmus students

Ten of the 20 most solicited universities on the continent are based in the country

Messi’s charity helps more than 1,600 Syrian children

The Barcelona forward’s charity has created 20 classrooms for displaced children

Expert on Spanish history passes away

A MUCH-LOVED expert on Spanish history whose work was banned by Franco has passed away.British historian Hugh Thomas, an associate of Margaret Thatcher,...

Smart students in Spain rewarded with study grants

Andalucia Junta head Susana Diaz wants to give allowances to students who do well in their studies at public institutions in Spain.

Huge amount of Spanish students leave Spain after University

A poll found that 70.8 % of students prefer to work in the USA, with only 8.56% wanting to work in Great Britain

Spanish teen takes mother to court over phone confiscation

He claimed confiscation of his phone was 'mistreatment' by his mother

And the happiest country in the world is…

Spain and the UK climbed up the rankings

Chelsea Clinton condemns Hazte Oir anti-transgender bus heading to Malaga

She took to Twitter to urge Catholic group Hazte Oir not to 'bring these buses to the U.S. (or anywhere)' as it revealed a new bus to tour the country next week
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