Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Unbelievable fraudster who squandered MILLIONS from footballers and retirees into dodgy pyramid scheme sentenced 10 YEARS later on Spain’s...

A MAN who defrauded at least 48 people out of their savings on the Costa del Sol has finally been sentenced some 10 years...

WATCH: Drug traffickers RESCUE Guardia Civil agents after they fall overboard in collision during high speed boat chase off...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yI5cj1deNP0A GROUP of drug traffickers have rescued the Guardia Civil agents chasing them after their boats collided. The bizarre scenes occurred off the Costa del...

British family in ‘nightmarish’ limbo as insurance assessors still to evaluate ruined home three weeks after catastrophic floods

A BRITISH couple who lost ‘everything’ in their Vega Baja villa during last month’s devastating floods are STILL in limbo as insurance...

Three expats arrested in Spain’s Malaga after police seize over 60kg of hashish and 40kg of marijuana

Drugs were being distributed across France, Belgium and the Netherlands from the house.

Over a dozen authorities call for instant action against mosquito plagues in Spain

PLAGUES of mosquitoes are causing havoc across Costa Blanca and Costa Calida, from Alicante down to Cartagena.Council representatives...

Mystery as three men attempt to kidnap woman at gunpoint near Spain’s Costa del Sol

THREE men have been arrested for the attempted kidnapping of a woman in Cadiz. The trio of suspects were cuffed last night after assaulting the...

WATCH: Soot-covered ‘minor’ pulled from chimney by firefighters after getting stuck during failed burglary attempt in Spain’s Andalucia

https://twitter.com/Policia_Granada/status/1180049968989708288THIS is the moment a young man was pulled from a chimney following a botched burglary attempt earlier today. Granada firefighters were forced to rescue...

REVEALED: The Spanish products US President Donald Trump wants to hit with HUGE 25% taxes

In 2018, wine and olive oil alone were the Spanish products most exported to the US, with the total put at just over €700 million

Spain’s Government launches €300 million fund for firms affected by Thomas Cook collapse

Around 600 hotels owed money by Thomas Cook will also be given the option of deferring their taxes and delaying payments

British Airways passengers left absolutely FUMING after Malaga flight diverts to Spain’s Barcelona, with airline offering ‘no assistance’

Passengers were left raging at BA’s lack of information and help as they were left roaming around the Catalonia airport.

Spain is Found to have the Highest Rate of Teenage Gamblers

Recently, Spain's Federation of Rehabilitated Gamblers and Madrid's Association of Psychologists revealed findings which claim one in five Spanish teenagers between the ages of...

‘High-level’ Spanish classes for British expats to aid ‘full integration’ in Orihuela on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Town Hall has announced a 40-hour language course for Brits,  and other foreign nationals, to aid their integration into Spanish society.

Marbella’s urban planning saga dates back years but brighter days may be just around the corner, writes Adam Neale

The fact that after several years its urban plan still appears nowhere near finished has become a source of local and national embarrassment

MOUTHWATERING: Four-week food festival takes over Spain’s Mallorca from TOMORROW

A MOUTHWATERING new food festival has been launched in Calvia for October.Every Friday the Mostra de Cuines -...

More than 127,000 Sephardi Jews outside Spain apply for Spanish citizenship after their ancestors were exiled 600 years ago

The Sephardi Jews set up communities throughout Spain and Portugal before they began to be exiled in the 15th Century

Four hamsters in a cage found by rubbish bins in Benitachell on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR little hamsters in a cage have been found by rubbish bins in Benitachell on the Costa Blanca.The...

Valencian students win national James Dyson Award with buoy that filters microplastics from the ocean

STUDENTS from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) have won a national design award with a buoy that filters microplastics from the...

“He’s not in a good way” – British expat struck down by driver in Javea still awaiting brain surgery...

THE brother of a British expat who was run down by a driver without a licence last Saturday has asked for help...

Lies and damned statistics

‘LIES, damned lies and statistics,’ as former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once said.Anyone can throw claims and figures about.It is what’s behind the...

British tourists ‘kicked out’ of popular hotel at 1.30am on Spain’s Costa del Sol after it allegedly goes into...

A BRITISH tourist has claimed she was kicked out of a popular hotel on Spain's Costa del Sol after it went into administration. The family...

Reckless driver who put British expat in coma while driving without a licence in Javea could face up to...

THE RECKLESS driver who crashed into a British expat while he was trimming his hedge in Javea could face up to three...

Brits applying for mortgages in Spain should not panic, but should be Brexit-ready, writes Tancrede de Pola

With the value of sterling plummeting to historic lows - even dipping below €1.10 in August - Brexit has the banks scared

Jonathan Holdaway recounts Harry Enfield’s shaky lesson in finance, while offering his rather better advice on a balanced investment...

‘Buy high sell low’, he confidently exclaimed, then adding ‘or have I got that the wrong way round? Course I have …sell low, buy high’

Woman in Spain who put boyfriend’s head in a box and gave it to friend claiming it was sex...

She allegedly used his phone to text his family saying he was fine and staying in Asturias and Galicia.

Police in Sevilla bust gang of robbers and seize five firearms, €1,550 and two luxury cars

Two men and one woman have been arrested in connection with the raids.

Three of Spain’s wines are amongst the world’s best bottles for under $20

Eric Asimov of The New York Times included the Madrid Granito de Cadalso, the Grancanario Fronton de Oro and the Cadiz Vara y Pulgar in his top 20 wines for under $20 list.
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