Spain Papers Review - Tuesday June 27, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Jun 27, 2017 - 8:18 AM

El País leads ‘London includes Gibraltar in their proposal for Brexit’ - Spain protests and remembers the 27 support them on anything relevant to the British Rock to be granted special treatment.

Spain On This Day - June 27
Posted in: History
Jun 27, 2017 - 1:37 AM

1209 - The Treaty of Valladolid among kings Alfonso IX of Leon and Alfonso VIII of Castile with that terminating the existing disputes between the two kingdoms is signed.
1410 - The nazaritas troops set fire to the towers of Christian combat that maintained the siege of Antequera.

Spain Business Brief - Monday June 26, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Jun 26, 2017 - 8:23 PM

The Shareholders General Meeting of Euskaltel has today approved the acquisition of Telecable, which makes the arrival of Zegona as the second largest shareholder in the new group, and which ‘culminates the incorporation of cable in the north of State’, according to the president, Alberto García Erauskin.

The tiger mosquito has taken root in Murcia
Posted in: Costa Cálida
Jun 26, 2017 - 1:40 PM

In the flower pots on the ninth floor flat in the centre of Cartagena, in the waters accumulated in a thrown away bottle top next to some water sprinklers in a park in Murcia, and in the remains of an emptied bucket when mopping the patio, are some of the places where the tiger mosquito can found.

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The ‘Nightlife King’ of Mallorca has spent his first night in prison
Posted in: Mallorca
Jun 26, 2017 - 12:19 PM

All, according to the investigation, to maintain and extend his personal empire in the Mallorca night scene, which Cursach had been expanding illegally for the last 40 years.

The forest fire at Benahavís is under control
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jun 26, 2017 - 11:43 AM

It started yesterday in the Sierra Palmitera in Benahavís (Málaga) and has been controlled this morning according to sources at the Andalucía Forest Fire Extinction and Prevention Plan.

Spain On This Day - June 26
Posted in: History
Jun 26, 2017 - 1:20 AM

1280 - (Nasrid Kingdom of Granada), Sancho IV, under the command of the troops of his father, Alfonso X the Wise, together with those of Abu Yusuf and Banu Ashqilula, manages to arrive before the very walls of the city, where he is defeated.
1300 - The Sultan of Granada, Muhammad II takes Alcaudete in Jaén after four days of combat

Spain On This Day - June 25
Posted in: History
Jun 25, 2017 - 1:17 AM

1412 - Six notaries make the unanimous decision of the nine commissioners of Caspe to choose new king of Aragon Fernando de Antequera.
1431: The count of Haro, Pedro Fernández de Velasco, attacks the Muslim lands of Montefrio in Granada, setting fire to the land and farms

Spain On This Day - June 24
Posted in: History
Jun 24, 2017 - 12:00 AM

Fiestas en Almería, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, León, Badajoz, Alicante y Albacete

Spain On This Day - June 23
Posted in: History
Jun 23, 2017 - 1:43 AM

1185 - Sanco III of Castille and Fernando II of León signed the Sahagún treaty to share out the lands of Al-Andalus conquered by the Muslims.

British fugitive swam to Gibraltar to hand himself in after seeing his own face on Crimewatch
Posted in: (Gibraltar)
Jun 22, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The 32 year old, nicknamed jugs for his distinctively large ears, arrived on the Rock on Monday night, reportedly dripping wet.
Originally from Watford, the martial arts and boxing fan, who used to regularly work out in north London gyms was clutching a bag of soggy clothing.

Spain On This Day - June 22
Posted in: History
Jun 22, 2017 - 1:14 AM

1484 - The Christian army started a new attack on the Granada plain winning new areas of land in Gójar, Dílar, La Zubia and Armilla.

Spain Business Brief - Wednesday June 21, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Jun 21, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Unicaja said yesterday that the demand for shares for their launch has covered the offer, although the proposals to buy shares by subscription are not linked inside the offer to the prospecting investors interest. ‘The book of demand of the offer has been covered integrally, from yesterday (both the initial amount to the shares corresponding to the option for subscription greenshoe). The Andalucía bank is valued at 2.2billion €.

A British couple reported food poisoning in a hotel after drinking 109 drinks.
Posted in: Islas Canarias
Jun 21, 2017 - 12:25 PM

They demanded the Hotel Gloria Palace despite ‘enjoying a wide variety of alcoholic drinks, alleging they were ill and were resting in bed, confirmed the manager of the hotel José María Mañaricua.

Spain On This Day - June 21
Posted in: History
Jun 21, 2017 - 1:56 AM

1483 - A Christian camp was set up outside Granada in a place called Ojos de Huecar. Later it would be known as Santa Fe.

The hottest June since 1950 sets a red alert against forest fires
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:53 AM

The Agriculture Consell has declared the highest alert for forest fires after noting strong winds from the Sahara have made June the warmest month since 1950, according to the State Meteorological Agency.

Spain On This Day - June 20
Posted in: History
Jun 20, 2017 - 12:35 AM

1333 - The Merinies and Nazari armies attack and recapture Gibraltar
1928 - The Real Valladolid football club was founded

Watches General
Found in the ditch of a motorway a British tourist who vanished in Nerja
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jun 19, 2017 - 11:56 PM

He was found late on Sunday night on the ditch of the Mediterranean where he had spent more than 30 hours after suffering a fall.

Spain Business Brief - Monday June 19, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief Newsletter
Jun 19, 2017 - 7:35 PM

The number of international passenger who arrived from the UK in May supposed 29.1% of the total number of arrivals and an annual growth of 13.2%

Spain On This Day - June 19
Posted in: History
Jun 19, 2017 - 12:32 AM

1509 - The village of Casabermeja (Málaga) was founded by Royal Decree by the Catholic Kings

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