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Hunt for missing British hiker – ‘human remains’ found

Jack Troughton | July 26, 2021 close
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SPANISH police have discovered ‘human remains’ close to the place where British hiker Esther Dingley disappeared in the Pyrenees last November. The hunt for the 37-year-old adventurer, who vanished near the French border, was halted because of winter snow fall but resumed in June when the annual thaw gave access […]

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Madrid wins two World Heritage awards

Jack Troughton | July 26, 2021 close
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UNESCO honours Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado MADRID has won its first World Heritage status awards for two neighbouring sites in the capital known for their historic and cultural value – Retiro Park and the Paseo del Prado. They were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on Sunday; […]

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Cybercrime: UK national accused of hacking celebrity Twitter ...

Jack Troughton | July 23, 2021 close
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SPAIN’S National Police arrested a 22-year-old British man in the Costa del Sol suspected of being part of an international plot to hack celebrity social media accounts to request cyber-currency bitcoins. The suspect was arrested in Estepona and is accused of being part of a fraud that netted $117,000 – […]

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Border guards injured trying to prevent Melilla migrants

Jack Troughton | July 22, 2021 close
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Scores breach security to enter Spanish enclave MORE than 200 North African immigrants clambered over security fences to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla early this morning – three Guardia Civil officers injured trying to prevent their entry. The government reported 238 men managed to enter the Spanish territory from […]

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Gibraltar: EU draft proposal faces rocky road. Mandate ...

Jack Troughton | July 22, 2021 close
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THE European Commission’s proposal for the future relationship between the EU and Gibraltar has been soundly rejected by the British government and authorities on The Rock itself. The main area of conflict is the draft gives Spanish officers control of the border to the British Overseas Territory rather than the […]

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Economy: Spain’s public debt at record levels. Bank of Spain ...

Jack Troughton | July 20, 2021 close
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SPAIN’S public debt has soared to more than €1.4 trillion and once again exceeds 125% of the country’s gross domestic product, according to the Bank of Spain. The May figures – released today by the Bank – again set a historic record after a respite over April and is 11.4% […]

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Spain: Metro thug arrested by Madrid police. Teenager assaulted ...

Jack Troughton | July 20, 2021 close
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THE man suspected to have viciously assaulted a nurse in a Madrid underground carriage was arrested by police hours after Spanish media reported the incident. The 19-year-old was held in the district of Villaverde on Monday afternoon after someone recognised the teenager and reported his details to the authorities. It […]

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Five tips to take care of your heart in summer

BayRadio | July 20, 2021 close
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Failure to comply with cardiovascular treatments increases by 20% during the summer and can cause the patient to suffer heart and cerebrovascular problems, a case of angina, infarction, heart failure and stroke. All this without forgetting the increased risk of kidney failure. According to Dr. Luís González, specialist of the […]

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Crime: Narcos use drone to fly in drugs. Giant machine can carry...

Jack Troughton | July 15, 2021 close
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POLICE have seized a giant drone a drugs gang used to fly illicit narcotics into Spain from Morocco – the Chinese built machine worth up to €150,000 depending on its electronic kit. With a wingspan of 4.5 metres and capable of carrying 150kg of cargo, it was capable of flying […]

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Spanish government calls for release of reporter held in Cuba. ...

Jack Troughton | July 14, 2021 close
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SPAIN has demanded the release of a journalist covering the demonstrations against the Cuban government in a crackdown on the ongoing protests. Camila Acosta working on the island for Spanish daily ABC was held on Monday; the paper said she was accused of “crimes against state security” – a charge […]

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IMPORTANT – Spanish Tax Agency Audit of UK Pensions

Moody | July 13, 2021 close
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It has come to our attention that commencing immediately, the Spanish Tax Authority (Hacienda), will be doing a pension audit on all UK Expatriates that have income from the following pensions, as part of their drive to prevent tax fraud:

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Marathon cycle ride from Dublin to Nerja. Incredible journey ...

Jack Troughton | July 13, 2021 close
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CHEF Alisdair Anderson is using pedal power to raise money for the charity which came to the aid of his partner Ruth as he cycles 2,750km in her memory from Dublin to the Nerja on the Costa del Sol. Ruth Staines passed away on April 3 this year after being […]