Friday, March 5, 2021

Alicante mayor demands answers over ‘illegal’ immigrants flying into Spain’s Costa Blanca from the Canary Islands

ALICANTE'S mayor, Luis Barcala, wants answers from the Madrid government over illegal immigrants flying to the area from the Canary Islands, amidst fears that...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

RED MIST: African sand blankets Spain’s Mediterranean coast

Experts report that there are very few documented cases of this type.

SAFE AS HOUSES?: New report reveals precarious conditions faced by Valencian people in rented housing

ONE third of all residents in the Valencian Community living in rented accommodation are paying too much with regards to their income. A new report...

Battle of the paellas in world showdown over Spain’s famous dish in Valencia

ONE of Spain's most traditional dishes will be served up this Sunday(September 20) as World Paella Day will be celebrated for the third year...

Rebound reported in new COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 case rates have gone up in Alicante Province after a series of steady falls. Figures from the Valencian Health Ministry released last night(October...

Restrictions could get stricter as COVID-19 cases multiply on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW restrictions to slow the rise in COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community are set to get even tougher. A night-time curfew between midnight and...

Bottom of the class

SPAIN ranks worst among all EU countries when it comes to learning English, a new report has found. The country has swapped bottom place with...

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: More than 300 nightclubs and discos in Spain’s Valencian Community up for sale

THE Valencian Community has always been famous for its nightlife and party spirit, dating back to the infamous Ruta del bakalao techno craze in...

Alcasser killer caught in Madrid squat

The main perpetrator disappeared without trace and his whereabouts are still unknown

SWAN’S CORNER: Time to check if you have to declare your non-Spanish assets on Form 720

SPRING is on the way and so you MUST check if you are obliged to file a 720 Declaration by the end of March...

Minors kidnap and torture Castellon man in his own home while streaming the ordeal on Instagram

It appears that the motive for the assault was robbery

Biggest daily number of COVID-19 deaths since late April in Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 deaths have reached their largest daily figure in the Valencian Community since April 29. 14 fatalities were reported by the regional health ministry last...

People living on Spain’s Costa Blanca can get up to 70 per cent off a local holiday

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70 per cent for Valencian Community residents will be available from tomorrow(October 20). The Viatgem voucher scheme aims to boost...

Regional border closure to be extended for at least a week for Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencian Community

TRAVEL in and out of the Valencian Community will continue to be curtailed beyond the week-long period scheduled to end this Friday(November 6). Valencian President,...

Official announcement made over Xmas hospitality opening and curfew relaxations in Spain’s Valencian Community

SPAIN'S Valencian Community, including the Costa Blanca, will see bars and restaurants able to stay open until 1.00am over four nights of the festive...

Valencia police fine 56 people for breaking Christmas Eve COVID curfew

Local Citizen Protection councillor Aarón Cano highlighted the ‘exemplary’ behaviour of the vast majority of residents

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms...

Third night of rioting over arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel

LAST night (Thursday February 18) saw the third consecutive round of rioting in Catalunya and elsewhere over the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel. Once again,...

OPEN DEFIANCE as bars and restaurants plan to reopen next week in Castellon area of Spain’s Valencian Community

BARS and restaurants in Castellon Province plan to reopen on February 16 in protest at their enforced closure imposed by the Valencian Government. The Castellon...

Decomposing woman’s body found in a car boot in Spain’s Valencia City

THE BODY of a 33-year-old woman was discovered in the boot of her car in Valencia City, a week after she was reported missing The...

New COVID-19 cases go down over first weekend of October on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases in Alicante Province showed a slight fall last weekend compared to the last weekend in September. Figures from the Valencian Health Ministry...

BREAKING: Spain’s Costa Blanca to get night-time curfew ‘as soon as possible’.

VALENCIAN President, Ximo Puig, has today(October 22) told trade unions, business leaders and political parties that a night-time curfew will be introduced 'as soon...

Doctors and nurses in Valencia take gloves off in new confrontation with Ministry of Health

MEDICAL personnel and their unions are ready to stand up to the Ministry of Health as it proposes tough new changes to their working...

Eight Valencian doctors make it into medical experts top 50 list

EIGHT doctors from the Valencian province have made it to the top 50 list of medical specialists by Top Doctors. The experts were recognised...

Snow forces school closures as Valencia’s Castellon Province is put on orange alert

THE storm known as Filomena that is currently sweeping Spain landed in Castellon Province today (Thursday January 7), forcing several schools to close their...