Spain Business Brief - Monday February 27 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Feb 27, 2017 - 7:02 PM

British ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley, is meeting tomorrow with companies from the International Club organised by the Zaragoza Chamber of Commerce, the president will also be attendance, Manuel Teruel.

Tomorrow is Mañana - 18. Volcanic Plain
Posted in: Audio
Feb 27, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Two men have died in a drink as much as you can contest in Palencia
Posted in: National
Feb 27, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Five been are being held as the presumed authors of the crime of failing to help a victim, in the case when two men both aged 39 have died, and found yesterday morning in their home in Villaluenga de la Vega (Palencia) after drinking massive amounts of alcohol.

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A Briton has been injured stabbed by another in Orihuela Costa
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Feb 27, 2017 - 12:43 PM

A 54 year old S.A.M. was injured after being stabbed by another British man last night around 23.30 in Orihuela Costa. The supposed aggressor was detained later by agents of the Local Police.

Are the British residents leaving the Costa Blanca ahead of Brexit?
Posted in: Costa Blanca Newsletter
Feb 27, 2017 - 12:24 PM

The British invasion started in the 60’s and now they represent one in every four foreign residents, however the British find it difficult to integrate often of language difficulty and the elderly can in some cases miss family at home and are now more inclined to return given the uncertainties surrounding Brexit.

Spain Papers Review - Monday Feburary 27 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Feb 27, 2017 - 8:50 AM

El País headlines ‘Europe has turned its back on the Generalitat separatist plan’ – after a year as foreign adviser, Raül Romeva the independence leader only posed with the Cambodian minister.
El País has photo of King Felipe VI inaugurating the Mobile World Congress and notes the monarch read his speech in three languages – English, Spanish and Catalán.
‘The last digital revolution: the client controls – Telefónica has launched a platform where the user controls his own data.

Spain On This Day - February 27
Posted in: History
Feb 27, 2017 - 1:33 AM

1767 - Pragmatic Sanction of Carlos III of Spain so it is expelled the Jesuits from all domains of the Spanish monarchy.
1782 - during the British siege of Gibraltar, a greande reaches writer Jose Scaffold and causes death.
1801 - Spain declares to Portugal War of the Oranges.

Spain Papers Review - Sunday February 26 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Feb 26, 2017 - 9:31 AM

El País has photo of women refugees in Nigeria and reports 1.5 million people have taken refugee from the war and kidnappings in the ‘hell of Boko Haram.

Spain On This Day - February 26
Posted in: History
Feb 26, 2017 - 12:00 AM

1498 - Alcala de Henares (Spain) Cardinal Gonzalo Jimenez de Cisneros placed the first stone of the Complutense University.
1901 - The Marcelo Azcarraga government resigns, following bloody clashes between armed forces and the people of Madrid to mark the funeral of the poet Ramón de Campoamor.
1902 - Seville rains continue and the waters of the Guadalquivir reach five meters above its usual level.

Spain Papers Review - Saturday February 25 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Feb 25, 2017 - 8:36 AM

El País headlines ‘the judge in the 3% has evidence of illegal payments made to Convergence’ – the treasury of the CDC era ‘the key to the vault’ to facilitate the adjudication of public works, according to the magistrate.

Spain On This Day - February 25
Posted in: History
Feb 25, 2017 - 1:24 AM

1018 - Berenguer Ramón I is named Count of Barcelona after the death of his father Ramón Borrell.
1119 - Alfonso I the Batallador conquers Tudela.
1281 - Alfonso X the Wise publishes the first Maritime Ordinances of Castile.
1516 - On the death of Ferdinand, his daughter Juana de Castilla inherited the Crown of Aragon.
1869 - Francisco Serrano y Domínguez is appointed president of executive power of the revolutionary government which forced Isabel II off the throne.

Spain Business Brief - Friday February 24 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Feb 24, 2017 - 8:24 PM

A British gentleman is buying the centre of Madrid. James Alistair Preston is an executive in the real estate sector, and behind him, and others, the most expensive attic ever sold in Spain.

Prosecutor Horrach wants those found guilty in the Nóos case to serve longer sentences.
Posted in: National Newsletter
Feb 24, 2017 - 1:21 PM

The Palma anti-corruption prosecutor Pedro Horrach announced today he will propose to the prosecutors of the Supreme Court to appeal the sentences in the Nóos case and to request longer prison terms for Urdangarin and his partner Diego Torres, for embezzlement and defrauding public and mercantile documents, and jail sentences for the public workers in the Valencia PP who were absolved despite having signed the same contracts with the Nóos Institute as the Baleares Govern.

The popular accusation in the ‘Púnica case’ wants Pedro Antonio Sánchez to be investigated
Posted in: Costa Cálida
Feb 24, 2017 - 12:58 PM

The European Association of Democratic Lawyers, the popular accusation in the ‘Púnica case’ , wants the instruction judge in the National Court Eloy Velasco to elevate the cause to the Murcia Superior Court of Justice to investigate the ‘intimacy and criminal consort’ between Pedro Antonio Sánchez and Pilar Barreiro for ‘washing the former’s image’ with public funds meant for regional education.

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Granada is to study the discovery of ‘brother’ planets to earth
Posted in: Granada Features Newsletter
Feb 24, 2017 - 12:28 PM

An international team of astronomers announced yesterday, the discovery of a solar system with seven planets the same size as the earth, located a 40 light years, the celestial bodies are revolving around a ‘red dwarf’, a type of weak star considered to be one of the most adequate for life to breakout in other worlds with the same conditions for life similar to ours.

Demand 215,000 € from the SAS after a fourth baby was born despite having a vasectomy
Posted in: Málaga
Feb 24, 2017 - 11:31 AM

Ismael Robles and Susana Guillén have already fulfilled their dream of being parents, three times and given their economic difficulties they wanted to stop as they are already considered as a ‘numerous family’.

Spain Papers Review - Friday February 24 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Feb 24, 2017 - 8:20 AM

El País headlines ‘Rato and Blesa, condemned to prison for the ‘black cards’ – jail for the 65 accused; four and a half years for the former minister and six for the former president of Caja Madrid.

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