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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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To be honest this is something that we all really knew. UK Ex-Pats have been living in Spain quite h...
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Very interesting and enticing, I really like the idea of trying this one with Vietnamese food....
"Putting pressure on the economy was not the way forward".Not the economy the banks! it's a wonder t...
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Great article! Makes me want to go purchase a bottle.
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British expats will be able to stay in Spain 'even if there is no deal' says Spanish foreign minister

British expats will be able to stay in Spain 'even if there is no deal' says Spanish foreign minister

Karl Smallman Oct 22, 2017 UK

SPAIN’S foreign minister, Alfonso Dastis, has said  British expats will be allowed to continue living in Spain even if Britain doesn’t strike a Brexit deal with the European Union. The senior government minister speaking on BBC One's Andrew Marr Show, said, "I do hope that there will be a deal. “If there...

Spanish tourist killed by falling masonry from church in Italy

Spanish tourist killed by falling masonry from church in Italy

Karl Smallman Oct 22, 2017 World News

A SPANISH tourist has been killed after he was hit by falling masonry as he visited the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence with his wife. The 52-year-old man was struck by a chunk of  decorative stone about siix inches square that fell from a height of 65ft. The 15th-century church -...

Five children hurt after falling through  skylight at birthday party

Five children hurt after falling through skylight at birthday party

Karl Smallman Oct 22, 2017 Spain

FIVE young girls, aged between five and seven-years-old, have been injured after falling through a skylight while playing at a birthday party in Alicante, Spain. The five fell fom a height of five metres from street level into an underground garage at  the Florencia urbanisation in Cabo de las Huertas. Three of...

Cataluña 'will not accept' Spain's plan, declares leader

Cataluña 'will not accept' Spain's plan, declares leader

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 Spain

CATALAN separatists prepare to declare independence from Spain following Spanish Government's decision to impose direct rule. Around 450,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona today (Saturday) to protest Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's announcement that members of the Catalan parliament will be sacked and elections will be held in the region within the next...

Protesters punish banks in Cataluña for abandoning region

Protesters punish banks in Cataluña for abandoning region

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 Spain

CATALAN activisits flocked to withdraw cash as a protest against banks who moved their headquarters from the region following the independence referendum. Some protesters withdrew €155 as a symbolic nod to the government’s invoking of Article 155 of the constitution in order to impose direct rule on Cataluña. Others withdrew €1,714...

Spanish PM announces plans to sack Catalan leaders and hold new elections

Spanish PM announces plans to sack Catalan leaders and hold new elections

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 Spain

SPANISH Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy declared that Catalan officials, including leader Carles Puigdemont, will be removed from office to restore order to the region. The news was announced following a two-hour emergency Cabinet meeting held today (Saturday) in Madrid. Rajoy also revealed that the central government plans to hold regional elections in...

Famous, the disappearing ‘gamba roja’ from Garrucha!

Famous, the disappearing ‘gamba roja’ from Garrucha!

Ric Polansky Oct 21, 2017 Ric Polansky

I am always pleased to be distant from town. Naturally I am asked where am I from and know fully well I only have to spit out the word ‘Mojacar’ and it is known and accepted. Unlike people from others places must say, Turre, Almeria to get their full meaning...

BREAKING: Knife-wielding attacker injures four in Munich

BREAKING: Knife-wielding attacker injures four in Munich

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 World News

POLICE confirm four people have been injured by a man wielding a knife in Munich, Germany. Officers are hunting for the man, who allegedly fled the scene on a bicycle after the attack. The man’s motive remains unknown, and residents have been warned to stay indoors while the suspect remains on the loose. Theattacker allegedly came at the victims in the city's Rosenheimer Platz at round 6am this morning...

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