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An early Christmas for Leo the Lion

An early Christmas for Leo the Lion

Karl Smallman Sep 13, 2017 Costa de Almería

THE FAMILY of Leo Bermejo, the always smiling little boy from Almeria with a brain cancer tumour, is planning an early Christmas party for their ‘lion’ after receiving devastating news...

Drama student from Mallorca to represent Spain for Miss World 2017 in China

Drama student from Mallorca to represent Spain for Miss World 2017 in China

John Smith Sep 18, 2017 Mallorca

MARIA ELISA TULIÁN a 21-year-old from Mallorca battled against 51 other contestants to be declared Miss World Spain in Girona last Saturday. Describing herself as "sympathetic, enterprising, responsible and, above all...

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Snow joke: Parts of Spain experience white September

Snow joke: Parts of Spain experience white September

Sean Campbell Sep 19, 2017 Spain

SPANISH snow has arrived in September. A red hot summer has given way to a milder yet still-warm autumn but as holidaymakers continue to flood the Costas in search of sun and sand, those in the north have seen rain and snow. The Pyrenees and Cantabrian mountains have proved a peculiar sight...

RYANAIR NIGHTMARE: A guide to your rights if your flight’s cancelled

RYANAIR NIGHTMARE: A guide to your rights if your flight’s cancelled

Karl Smallman Sep 19, 2017 Spain

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of  Ryanair passengers will be hit by cancelled flights after budget airline Ryanair finally issued the full list of 40-50 affected flights each day for the next six weeks after ‘messing up’ when scheduling leave for pilots. Coby Benson, Flight Delay Legal Manager at Bott & Co solictors...

Spanish porn actress crowdfunds medical care after motorbike accident

Spanish porn actress crowdfunds medical care after motorbike accident

Karl Smallman Sep 19, 2017 World News

ADULT film actress Amarna Miller, from Madrid, has turned to her fans after suffering a serious motorcycle accident in the Philippines. Her right shoulder, elbow, and leg sustained extensive injuries, requiring surgery, stitches and a blood transfusion to help fight off an infection. Friends and fans opened a crowdfunding campaign to raise...

Spain gives North Korean ambassador his marching orders

Spain gives North Korean ambassador his marching orders

Karl Smallman Sep 19, 2017 World News

THE Spanish government has ordered North Korea’s ambassador to leave the country by the end of September. Kim Hyok Chol became the Democratic People's Republic of Korea’s first ambassador to Spain when the country opened an embassy in Madrid in 2014.   The Spanish Foreign Ministry has become the fourth country to...

Rise of online casinos in Spain

Rise of online casinos in Spain

Karl Smallman Sep 18, 2017 Finance

WHILE online gambling has continued to grow in popularity around Europe, Spain has been one country where it’s taken considerably longer to gain traction – although this appears to be changing, thanks to a more welcoming attitude towards online gambling, amongst ever-generous tax breaks for companies setting up shop, or...

CANCELLED RYANAIR FLIGHTS: Boss Michael O'Leary admits 'We made a mess'

CANCELLED RYANAIR FLIGHTS: Boss Michael O'Leary admits 'We made a mess'

Jay Emeny Sep 18, 2017 Spain

RYANAIR is under growing pressure to release details of all the flights it intends to cancel from consumer rights group Which? and thousands of disgruntled travellers. On Friday the airline announced it would be cancelling between 40 to 50 flights every day for the next six weeks because it had “messed...

Brexit may hurt expat pensions as UK needs new insurance agreement

Brexit may hurt expat pensions as UK needs new insurance agreement

John Smith Sep 18, 2017 Finance

CONSERVATIVE MP Nicky Morgan, Chairman of the UK Treasury Committee has written to the Chancellor regarding possible loss of pension payments and insurance for expatriates. It appears that what are known as cross-border insurance policies may no longer be permitted following Brexit unless some form of agreement is reached between the...

Drama student from Mallorca to represent Spain for Miss World 2017 in China

Drama student from Mallorca to represent Spain for Miss World 2017 in China

John Smith Sep 18, 2017 Mallorca

MARIA ELISA TULIÁN a 21-year-old from Mallorca battled against 51 other contestants to be declared Miss World Spain in Girona last Saturday. Describing herself as "sympathetic, enterprising, responsible and, above all, very fierce" the drama student represented the Balearics and over a period of days prior to the Saturday Gala had...

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