The hashish was amongst the oranges
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Oct 26, 2016 - 2:51 PM

A criminal organisation which transported hashish and marihuana camouflaged inside lorries which were taking oranges to the UK, has been broken by the Civil Guard in an operation carried out in the provinces of Málaga and Sevilla and has ended with 18 detained.

The UFO sightings close to your home, which the Defence Ministry has published
Posted in: Oddities
Oct 26, 2016 - 2:07 PM

The Defence Ministry started in 1991 to declassify many documents regarding the alleged sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects UFOS in Spain since the start of the 60’s.

The Gentleman and the Civil War in Spain
Posted in: History
Oct 26, 2016 - 1:27 PM

‘To install a Soviet regime in Spain’, this was the pretension of the Popular Front, according to the British ambassador Henry Chilton, in his report to London after the victory of the populist front in February 1936.

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The British Consul in Alicante will offer a discussion in Xàbia over the consequences of Brexit
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Oct 26, 2016 - 12:40 PM

The British population are very concerned about the consequences of Brexit, despite reassurances from both countries which have called for calm. But daily doubts remain.

Spain Papers Review - Wednesday October 26 2016
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Oct 26, 2016 - 8:19 AM

El País headlines ‘Rajoy admits his weakness and has promised to open himself to dialogue’.
The acting prime minister will be re-elected on Saturday in the second vote. The PSOE have warned they cannot guarantee ‘a priori’ the stability of the Government. Rivera has asked for a permanent negotiation between the leaders of the PP and the socialists. The PSC will support with only one dissident the ‘no’ in the investiture.

Spain On This Day - October 26
Posted in: History
Oct 26, 2016 - 12:37 AM

1520 - Carlos I of Spain was elected Holy Roman Emperor.
1939: The International Brigades leave Spain.
1971 - La Palma (Canary Islands), Starts erupting volcano Teneguía.

Brussels has urged Spain to close their Budgets with a spending cut of 5.5 billion €
Posted in: Business & Finance
Oct 26, 2016 - 12:07 AM

Brussels has urged Spain to approve the new Budget ‘as soon as possible’. And demands guarantees from the new Government to cut spending by ‘0.5% of GDP’ – some 5.5 billion €.

Mariano Rajoy has accepted the order of the King to try and form Government
Posted in: National
Oct 25, 2016 - 11:48 PM

After accepting the challenge, Mariano Rajoy declared he would try to reach agreements with other parties so the legislature could last four years, and he denied he was waiting for a third election by taking advantage of the crisis in the PSOE.

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Spain Business Brief - Tuesday October 25 2016
Posted in: Business Brief
Oct 25, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Ferrovial has obtained the go ahead from the British Government to construct a third runway at Heathrow.
Transport minister, Chris Grayling made the announcement in the House of Commons at noon. He noted now a new period of consultation would start to give all sides their say ‘especially those who face losing their homes’.

Detained in Puerto de Santander, a Briton with 23 kilos of marihuana
Posted in: Costa de la Luz
Oct 25, 2016 - 6:52 PM

The detention was the result of the joint intervention by the Civil Guard and the Tax Office, and was produced when a dog started barking at the vehicle, loaded with 13 pieces of furniture, and was hiding some sort of narcotic.

Detained in Tenerife another of the fugitives most wanted in the UK.
Posted in: Tenerife
Oct 25, 2016 - 6:37 PM

The 33 year old was not included in the recent Top Ten and is Bangladeshi, and was condemned in absence in March 2010 fleeing from a 14 year prison sentence for physical and sexual aggression including rape, on a European Detention and Extradite Warrant issued by the United Kingdom.

Child porn found inside a caravan belonging to the British fugitive
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Oct 25, 2016 - 1:07 PM

Agents from the National Police have impounded numerous images and videos showing child abuse and pornography, inside the motor-home belonging to the British fugitive detained last Thursday.

Detained in Algeciras port a woman from Casares with drugs strapped to her body
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Oct 25, 2016 - 12:24 PM

The Civil Guard has detained in the port of Algeciras (Cádiz) two women for the presumed crime against public health, who were surprised when drugs were found attached to them.

Two Moroccan Imams detained in Ibiza for supporting Daesh
Posted in: Ibiza
Oct 25, 2016 - 12:02 PM

The two Moroccan Imams were detained in the early hours of this morning by the Civil Guard in Ibiza inside the mosque Masllid al Fath for their support of Daesh, and this is an exceptional case as the normal activities of the Muslim leaders in Spain are usually correct.

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The Briton found dead at Málaga Airport had his genitals inside tins of tuna.
Posted in: Málaga
Oct 25, 2016 - 11:14 AM

These revelations about his genitalia inside tins of tuna and two slices of ham on his buttocks have shocked and surprised many.
However, these are provisional results and more data has been requested in three fields, histopathology, chemical and toxicological.

Spain Papers Review - Tuesday October 25 2016
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Oct 25, 2016 - 8:23 AM

El País reports on a recording made during the PSOE federal committee and quotes ‘How much time has been wasted demonising some by the others’.

Spain On This Day - October 25
Posted in: History
Oct 25, 2016 - 12:45 AM

1521 - María Pacheco se rinde, entregando Toledo en honrosas condiciones a las tropas de Carlos I de España y V de Alemania, con lo que termina la Guerra de las Comunidades de Castilla.
1533 - Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany appoints Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes first chronicler of the Indies.
1555 - Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany abdicated the imperial throne and his German possessions in his brother Fernando, the future Fernando I of Hapsburg.

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