Saturday, 03 December 2016

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A London-based real estate investment firm is to sink an eye-watering €250 million in a luxury development to be constructed in Ojen, as the Costa del Sol once again flexes its muscles following a record-breaking summer season. Round Hill Capital is the developer behind the project, dubbed ‘Palo Alto,’ which…

A taste of luxury

White truffles specialties are on the menu at Cibo Italiano in Marbella this December in the lead up to Christmas. It’s an experience and taste sensation not to be missed. Dishes with the white truffle will allow you to experience one of the world’s great delicacies. “The truffle has a…

Fugitive sex abuse Briton arrested in Benidorm

A British man who fled to Spain before he could be jailed for life for sex offences against two young brothers, has been arrested in Benidorm.After an international arrest warrant was issued for the man, who has not been named, he was tracked down within 24 hours of the order…

Brits have spent £178 billion on holidays this year

THE UK's decision to break away from the European Union does not seem to have deterred those feisty Brits from spending their hard-earned money, particularly when it comes to their holidays. A new study has indicated that so far this year, Brits have spent £178 billion (€209.86 billion) on getaways…

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Report: English couple found dead on Javea urbanisation

A BRITISH couple were found dead in a villa on a Javea urbanisation on Thursday, December 1. Police report that there were no signs of violence and that Derrick and Vicki Holdback died from carbon monoxide poisoning on Tuesday evening following a fault with the property’s boiler. Their bodies were…

No-frills package hols on the horizon

TOUR operators are feeling threatened as low-cost airline Ryanair has announced its intention to get a bite of the package holiday cake by offering its own packages with accommodation, initially to Spain and Portugal. The airline intends to become the Amazon of travel, reported Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs, and…

ETA terrorist arrested in London

BRITISH POLICE have arrested Basque terrorist Antton Troitiño in London following a high court rejection of his appeal against an extradition order. The ETA member, who was released from prison in Spain in 2011 after serving a 24-year sentence for various terrorist attacks, had been released on bail and was…

Fawlty Towers star Andrew 'Manuel' Sachs dies aged 86

The actor who played the immortal Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, Andrew Sachs, has died at the age of 86.Battered mercilessly by his boss, John Cleese, throughout a show that was only broadcast for 12 episodes, Sachs’ catchphrase ‘Que?’ has gone down in British comedy history.Sachs did not relish…

Anti-Brexit candidate stuns Tories in Richmond byelection

AN ANTI-BREXIT, pro-EU, Liberal Democrat produced a spectacular win in the Richmond Park byelection to take the old seat of Tory aristocrat Zac Goldsmith. Sarah Olney, a 39-year-old local accountant with little political experience, overturned Goldsmith’s 23,000 majority to take back the seat for the Lib Dems, who have been…

Spanish government to limit cash spending to €1000

THE Spanish government have announced a series of proposals designed to tackle tax fraud. The first is to lower the limit on the amount of cash that can be spent in one transaction from an existing €2,500 to €1,000. Secondly, a new IVA management system, named The Immediate Supply of…

Beware the missed call scam

THE GUARDIA CIVIL have issued an announcement warning citizens not to call back if a call from a number with any of the following prefixes is received: 353 Albania, 225 Ivory Coast, 233 Ghana or 234 Nigeria. “The missed call scam is back and usually uses these prefixes,” read the…

Dead cat floods Estepona massage parlour amid weather-related chaos

THE heavens opened over Estepona around 6am on Thursday, December 1, with the monsoon-like conditions provoking a number of incidents in the municipality, one of which caused a brief ripple of japery on social media. The local fire brigade tweeted that it was en route to investigate a reported incident…

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