‘British fugitive arrested in Almería for 53 counts of family sexual abuse’
Posted in: Andalucía
Mar 19, 2019 - 11:23 AM

According to a police statement, the arrested committed sexual abuses and aggression's on his brothers, cousins and nephews when aged between five and sixteen.

Spain On This Day - March 19
Posted in: History
Mar 19, 2019 - 1:33 AM

1808 - A riot occurs in the Madrid town of Aranjuez, which will cause the fall of Manuel Godoy and later of King Charles IV.
1812 - With Spain in the midst of war in the Spanish War of Independence, the country’s first Constitution, the historic Constitución Española of 1812, is published by the Cortes in Cádiz popularly called "Pepa" (origin of the phrase "! Viva la Pepa").

Ajman Free Zone – an ideal place for starting business in the UAE
Posted in: National
Mar 18, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Because of the small area, the population density in Ajman is the largest in the country, although less than 400 thousand people live here. The emirate is located near Dubai, so it is often chosen by tourists for recreation, and by entrepreneurs for doing business.

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Bremain in Spain is on the March
Posted in: National
Mar 18, 2019 - 12:52 PM

On Saturday 23 March, the ‘Put it to the People’ march will take over
central London. It is expected to be the largest protest march in British history. An unprecedented number of members of anti-Brexit group, Bremain in Spain ( http://www.bremaininspain.com ), will be flying to London to march

Spain On This Day - March 18
Posted in: History
Mar 18, 2019 - 4:10 AM

1526 - Francis I of France, returns to Paris after Madrid suffered in captivity after the battle of Pavia.
1861 - Spain invaded the Dominican Republic again.
1885 - in Valencia the last platform rises to publicly execute a death row inmate.
1891 - at the entrance of the port of Gibraltar, over 500 people die in the sinking of the British steamer Utopia.
1919 - Valencia Football Club was founded.
1932 - the football club Real Zaragoza is founded with the fusion of Iberia SC and Zaragoza CF.

Spain On This Day - March 17
Posted in: History
Mar 17, 2019 - 2:10 AM

1452 – The Battle of Los Alporchones is fought in the context of the Spanish Reconquista between the Emirate of Granada and the combined forces of the Kingdom of Castile and Murcia resulting in a Christian victory.
1734 - In New Spain, Juan Antonio Vizarrón and Eguiarreta holds the position of viceroy, replacing Juan de Acuña.
1808 - An uprising takes place in Aranjuez and the residence of Manuel de Godoy, First Minister to King Carlos IV, is stormed by a mob. Two days later, Godoy is removed from power and the King abdicates in favour of his son, Fernando.
1891 – SS Utopia collides with HMS Anson in the Bay of Gibraltar and sinks, killing 562 of the 880 passengers on board.

Spain On This Day - March 16
Posted in: History
Mar 16, 2019 - 12:56 AM

1521 - the famous Portuguese navigator, Fernao Magalhaes, known to the world as Magellan, reaches the Philippines on his voyage to discover a westerly route to the Spice Islands. He was killed by natives the following month, but one of his captains, Juan Sebastián Elcano, went on to complete the first circumnavigation of the world.

British police are searching for an 8-year-old boy and his dad from Puente Genil
Posted in: Andalucía
Mar 15, 2019 - 6:32 PM

It’s thought he is with his Spanish father from Puente Genil (Córdoba).
The mother of Angelo Jurado Marmolejo reported her son missing after his father failed to return after granted visiting rights.

Spain On This Day - March 15
Posted in: History
Mar 15, 2019 - 12:16 AM

1493 - Christopher Columbus wth the Pinzón brothers and his men anchors in Palos de la Frontera, Huelva, on his return from his first voyage of discovery to the Americas.

Spain On This Day - March 14
Posted in: History
Mar 14, 2019 - 2:44 AM

1492 - Queen Isabella ordered the conversion of Spanish Jews to Christianity or otherwise will be expelled.
1516 - Carlos, Duke of Burgundy and grandson of the recently deceased Catholic King, Fernando II of Aragón, proclaims himself
King of Castilla and Aragón. He became Carlos I of Spain, and Carlos V, Holy Roman Emperor.

Spain On This Day - March 13
Posted in: History
Mar 13, 2019 - 12:43 AM

857 - The Christian martyr Rodrigo is decapitated by the Moorish rulers of Córdoba for publicly proclaiming his faith and his body is thrown into the Guadalquivir.
1328 - In Navarra, Juana II and Felipe III of Evreux are enthroned as kings.
1604 - A fire destroys part of the Royal Palace of El Pardo (Madrid), losing substantial works of art.
1697 – Nojpetén, capital of the last independent Maya kingdom, fell to Spanish conquistadors, the final step in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
1861 - The railway between Sevilla and Cádiz was opened.

Spain On This Day - March 12
Posted in: History
Mar 12, 2019 - 1:05 AM

1354 - Pedro IV of Aragón founds the University of Huesca.
1550 – Several hundred Spanish and indigenous troops under the command of Pedro de Valdivia defeat an army of 60,000 Mapuche at the Battle of Penco during the Arauco War in present-day Chile.

Spain On This Day - March 11
Posted in: History
Mar 11, 2019 - 1:22 AM

1431 - Pedro Garcia de Herrera, marshal of Castile, conquered the town of Jimena de la Frontera, until then under Moorish rule (although during the fifteenth century changed hands several times between Muslims and Christians).
1526 - in a room of the Alcazar of Seville Carlos I and Isabel of Portugal marry in a ceremony officiated by Cardinal Salviati, a legacy of Pope Clement VII.

Watches General
Spain Business Brief - Tuesday December 5, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Dec 5, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Dark clouds on the horizon in the Spanish pensions system which is failing to cope with the changing demographics.

The Sephardi and the keys to Spain
Posted in: Features
Dec 4, 2017 - 12:49 PM

The first Jews arrived after the conquest of Normandy in 1066, William of Normandy invited Jewish financiers from Rouen in northern France to come to England.

Spain Business Brief - Thursday November 30, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Nov 30, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Galician construction group Copasa has linked with the British Fund InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, to bid for 5 billion € for the Plan for Roads Infrastructure (PIC in Spanish) announced by Mariano Rajoy in July, which corresponds to 2,000 kilometres of roads until 2021.

ACB: alquiler coches baratos in Spain