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Pellicer & Heredia with Moody – March 17th 2021

BayRadio | March 30, 2021 close
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Every other Wednesday, your international lawyers based on the Costa Blanca are in chatting with Moody about the latest laws affecting those living in Spain…or those who wish to continue living in Spain post Brexit. There’s lots about tax planning and residency in here, plus the different kinds of visas […]

COVID-19

EU demands reforms before releasing COVID recovery fund to Spain

BayRadio | December 9, 2020 close
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The European Commission wants Spain to address its unresolved structural problems on three fronts – pensions, jobs and market unity – and it is demanding to see a credible and coherent plan setting out Madrid’s reform agenda as part of the deal to release a recently approved package of European […]

COVID-19

Spain to change negative PCR test rules following complaints

BayRadio | December 9, 2020 close
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Foreign Minister, Arantxa González Laya, has said that ‘there may be adjustments’ in the rule to show a negative result from a PCR test in order to enter Spain from a high-risk country, although the changes might be minor. Speaking in Brussels she was ‘aware’ of the many complaints received […]

Misc

270 cross-border workers in Gibraltar first to receive vaccine ...

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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Spanish care workers in the UK territory of Gibraltar will be among the first Spanish nationals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The UK was the first country to Europe to approve the Pfizer vaccine for coronavirus last week – meaning Gibraltar can begin vaccinations before the neighbouring Spanish mainland. HM […]

Spanish News

Jailbreak – Prisoner escapes from ambulance after ...

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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A prisoner at Picassent, south of Valencia city, successfully broke out of jail on Sunday. A 36-year-old awaiting trial for gender violence has escaped jail after breaking out of an ambulance en route to hospital. Jorge R.M. was taken to the Hospital General de Valencia after claiming he drank bleach […]

COVID-19

Christmas restrictions for the Valencian Community –COVID-19

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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The president of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig, announced measures affecting Christmas via a TV briefing last Saturday. Read the official resolution in Castellano and Valenciano here. The Valencian Community contains the provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellón and includes the Costa Blanca. Here’s a breakdown of what you need […]

Spanish News

Weather warnings across Spain for 80kph winds

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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Spain’s met office (AEMET) has issued alerts for strong winds all over the mainland. Winds speed up to 80kph are predicted to strike all over Spain today, affecting the Valencian Community, Andalucia, the Balearic Islands and most of the northern coastline. Costa Blanca The Costa Blanca largely comprises the entire […]

Spanish News

Spanish attempt to buy Wigan Athletic FC rejected

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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Wigan’s future remains uncertain after the English Football League rejected an attempt from a Spanish consortium to buy the League One football club. Back in September, Wigan’s administrators revealed they had reached an agreement with a ‘preferred bidder from Spain’ to purchase the club. Wigan were relegated from the Championship […]

COVID-19

Supreme Court revokes reduced prison status for Spain’s ...

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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Spain’s Supreme Court has revoked a less restrictive prison status awarded to nine Catalan political figures previously sentenced to jail for their part in a secession attempt in Catalonia. The status would have allowed them almost daily release. The court said that such a measure was ‘premature’ given that none […]

COVID-19

Spain to vaccinate 1/3 of population by June 2021

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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Spain plans to vaccinate at least a third of its 47 million residents by June, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said, with the COVID-19 immunisation campaign to start in January. Some 2.5 million people will be vaccinated in the initial stage, which will last two months, Sanchez said. Elderly care […]

Culture & Travel

Christmas traditions in Spain – did you know these 5?

BayRadio | December 4, 2020 close
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BayRadio’s home province of Alicante has become a national sensation in Spain after bagging a Guinness World Record – but what other christmas traditions exist in Spain? The whopping 18m nativity scene currently outside Alicante’s town hall is a sight for UK eyes accustomed to the traditional church scenes of […]

COVID-19

Ski resorts postpone opening in Cataluña as coronavirus cases ...

BayRadio | December 4, 2020 close
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Cataluña will not relax coronavirus restrictions on Monday as originally planned because of worsening infection rates, prompting some ski slopes to postpone their planned opening next week. The winter skiing season has become a source of tension among European countries, with some allowing resorts to open and others, like Spain’s […]