Spain Papers Review - Friday July 28, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Jul 28, 2017 - 8:15 AM

El País leads ‘the PSOE in Andalucía does not include the plural-national idea’ - their party congress will ask for a national voice in the territorial debate without assuming the model proposed by Sánchez.

Spain On This Day - July 28
Posted in: History
Jul 28, 2017 - 1:44 AM

1369 - the siege of Algeciras, with which King Muhammad V of the Kingdom of Granada is produced with the aim of recovering the city of Al-Al-Hadra Yazirat (Algeciras), the Kingdom of Castile.
1508 - A Bula, a lead sealed document from Pope Julio II awarded the patronage of the churches in the New World to the King of Spain.

Spain Business Brief - Thursday July 27, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Jul 27, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Jeremy Darroch, CEO of Sky, confirmed today in a meeting in London with analysts that the British company will launch in Spain after the summer as an internet group of channels.

A waiter from Andalucía disowned by his millionaire father will receive an astronomic inheritance
Posted in: Oddities
Jul 27, 2017 - 12:40 PM

An amorous relationship between a wealthy businessman in Utrera (Granada) and his maid was something well known by all the parties concerned, however, when the woman got pregnant, the businessman denied his paternity and since then never recognised his son.

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Spain On This Day - July 27
Posted in: History
Jul 27, 2017 - 2:07 AM

1309 - King of Castile, Fernando IV breaks the treaty he had signed with Muhammad III in Granada, and circles Algeciras

Detained a British drug runner in Eivissa with 1,000 ecstasy pills
Posted in: Mallorca
Jul 26, 2017 - 11:54 AM

As a consequence of this collaboration, the 20 year old Briton was arrested for the presumed crime against public health and found in possession of a hidden more than 1,000 ecstasy pills.

Spain On This Day - July 26
Posted in: History
Jul 26, 2017 - 2:30 AM

711 - Rodrigo, king of the Visigoths is defeated by the Muslims in the battle of Guadalete

Spain Business Brief - Tuesday July 25, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Jul 25, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Mariano Rajoy under examination in the Gürtel case - ‘what did I do, I knew or saw the PP between 1999 and 2005?’. His implication in the first phase of Gürtel where there are 37 people being processed - testifying as witness in the National Court.
His implication pre-dates his position of prime minister, but his responsibilities between 1999 and 2005 at the height of the corruption.





Open Letter to UK Citizens Living in Spain, from HMA Simon Manley
Posted in: National
Jul 25, 2017 - 3:14 PM

In the year since the EU referendum, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of you across the country, from the Balearics to the Canaries, along the Costas and in Madrid, and our consular teams have met many more.

Douglas Barrowman Eyes New Business Opportunities in Spain following UK Brexit Referendum 2016
Posted in: Business & Finance
Jul 25, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Doug Barrowman, based in the Isle of Man, is said to be considering new ventures and acquisitions further afield in light of the UK Brexit Referendum of 2016. Economists and constitutional experts remain unsure of the impact that Brexit will have in the Isle of Man, which is a Crown Dependency and quite separate from the United Kingdom.







Drought does not only lower water levels in reservoirs; it also seriously damages crop harvesting
Posted in: National
Jul 25, 2017 - 1:04 PM

The situation is of great concern. The reservoirs are at 50.5% capacity - the lowest level for two decades. We have seen the warmest spring from half a century with 15.4º average according to Aemet - and summer is expected to be a degree higher than normal. The farmers suffer the consequences in the first person.

Spain On This Day - July 25
Posted in: History
Jul 25, 2017 - 2:00 AM

Fiestas: Santiago Apostol – Day of the Galicia region

Tomorrow is Mañana - 21. Civil Guard Jail
Posted in: Audio
Jul 24, 2017 - 12:16 PM


The British youth who was stabbed in Sant Antoni is making a good recovery
Posted in: Ibiza
Jul 24, 2017 - 12:03 PM

The aggression happened on Friday night in Sant Antoni, and he was admitted into intensive care at the Can Misses hospital and his injury is making good progress, according to IB-Health.

The British couple found dead in Manilva died from natural causes, notes the autopsy
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jul 24, 2017 - 11:44 AM

It establishes the man died first and later his wife, who according to the first investigations suffered a degenerative illness, although they continue to realise more studies to confirm such an extreme, according to sources close to the case.

Charity puts up reward of up to £10,000 for information on Guy Hedger murder investigation
Posted in: National
Jul 24, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Mr Hedger, 61, was killed in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 30 April 2017 at his home in Castlewood, Ringwood, when he was shot after intruders reportedly entered his home.

Spain On This Day - July 24
Posted in: History
Jul 24, 2017 - 4:00 AM

1064 - Fernando I of Castile occupies the Portuguese city of Coimbra


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Spain On This Day - July 23
Posted in: History
Jul 23, 2017 - 3:40 AM

1508 - The Spanish soldier Pedro Navarro took the Peñon de Velez de la Gomera, an important base for pirates in the Mediterranean

Spain On This Day - July 22
Posted in: History
Jul 22, 2017 - 7:00 AM

1795 - Spain and France sign the second treaty of Basle ending the Rosellón war

Found the bodies of a British couple in a flat in Manilva
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:43 AM

The Guardia Civil are investigating the deaths of British couple whose bodies were found yesterday inside their home in Manilva. The man aged 71 and his wife 80, and so far nothing has been ruled out over the cause of the deaths or the circumstances surrounding them, noted Diario Sur


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