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Get your entries in snappy for classic car club photo competition!

Get your entries in snappy for classic car club photo competition!

Karl Smallman Oct 21, 2017 Costa del Sol

THE Classic Car Club of Andalucia is reminding members to get their entries in for their annual photographic competition. Professional photographer Paul Yaffé will judge the competition which carries two fabulous...

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Lucky twenty euro banknote worth €12,000 finally found near Costa Blanca

Lucky twenty euro banknote worth €12,000 finally found near Costa Blanca

Karl Smallman Oct 12, 2017 Costa Blanca South

THE most sought-after €20 banknote in Spain has been found in Murcia. Producers from the popular Spanish television programme El Hormiguero (The Anthill), put a €20 note carrying a unique serial...

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Mean thieves steal Christmas lottery tickets from association for disabled

Mean thieves steal Christmas lottery tickets from association for disabled

Karl Smallman Oct 20, 2017 Spain

PLAYERS in Spain’s Lotería Nacional de Navidad Christmas lottery have been warned to look out for stolen tickets that might be offered for resale. The Puertollano Aldabón Association in Ciudad Real, for people with disabilities, has reported the theft of several the tickets with the number 95.874. Stolen tickets carry numbers in...

Real Madrid star Marcelo accused of tax fraud

Real Madrid star Marcelo accused of tax fraud

Benjamin Park Oct 20, 2017 Sport

REAL MADRID defender Marcelo has become the latest footballer to be accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities. The alleged offences are reportedly linked to the use of a foreign firm to handle earnings of his image rights, dating back to 2013 and totalling around €490,000. The 29-year-old has become the latest...

LUCKY PUNTER: €840,000 goes to lottery winner on Costa del Sol

LUCKY PUNTER: €840,000 goes to lottery winner on Costa del Sol

Karl Smallman Oct 20, 2017 Costa del Sol

THE winning numbers in yesterday’s (Thursday, October 19) La Primitiva lottery in Spain have seen a bumper payout go to a lucky punter on the Costa del Sol. Two tickets matched the numbers  7, 11, 16, 31, 41 and 42 – one sold in Benaldmadena and the other in San Feliú...

Adding cheer for seafood lovers

Adding cheer for seafood lovers

Lorenzo Barbareschi Oct 20, 2017 Bacchus Cellar

CONSIDERED one of the best wines for seafood, Albariño can also be an excellent aperitif. High quality and light bodied, most of the Spanish Albariño wines are labelled from Rias Baixas in the cooler and wetter area of Galicia that has sandy granite soils ideal for this grape.  In Galician, the name...

Ecommerce market in Spain grows to almost €28billion

Ecommerce market in Spain grows to almost €28billion

Karl Smallman Oct 20, 2017 Finance

ONLINE shopping  in Spain is forecast to grow again to reach almost 28 billion euros by the end of 2017. The ecommerce turnover in Spain was worth 23.91 billion euros in 2016, an increase of over 15 percent compared to the year before. Statistics come from The Ecommerce Foundation - an independent...

Trucks on trains in Spain?

Trucks on trains in Spain?

Karl Smallman Oct 20, 2017 Spain

FRANCE and Spain are working together to develop ‘rolling highways’ to help take heavy goods traffic off the roads and transfer it onto the railways instead. The Spanish Ministry for Public Works has announced an invitation to tender rolling highway (RH) operation projects for the Atlantic and Mediterranean rail corridors. Five proposals...

Seat delays naming new car model as Cataluña crisis deepens

Seat delays naming new car model as Cataluña crisis deepens

Karl Smallman Oct 20, 2017 Spain

VOLKSWAGEN’S Spanish division, Seat,  has delayed announcing the name of its forthcoming sport-utility vehicle (SUV) model. A spokesman for Seat said, “With the entire Spanish media focused on politics at the moment, we have decided to find a better time.”  Seat, based in Martorell in Cataluña, had planned to announce the name...

On easy instalments

On easy instalments

Cassandra Nash Oct 19, 2017 Cassandra Nash

ON what should have been Independence Day, pro-secessionist crowds gathered as near to the regional parliament as the police would allow, ready to welcome the Catalan republic. Silence reigned as Carles Puigdemont’s expected UDI declaration inside the parliament chamber was diluted into plans for dialogue over several weeks before severing links...

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