Costa De Almería Edition

Grim weekend Covid-19 figures on Spain’s Costa Almeria

THE Costa Almeria’s Covid-19 figures for the weekend make for grim reading. Saturday saw another record daily rise in the number of people testing positive...

Stepped up police presence keeping an eye on Almeria beach-goers

A STEPPED up Local Police presence is keeping an eye on Almeria beach-goers ensure full compliance with safety measures to prevent any possible risk...

Car flips over on Aguadulce coast road trapping driver inside

A DRIVER was left trapped in his car after it flipped over onto its side on the coast road running between Almeria and Aguadulce...

Adra steps up commitment to environmental protection

ADRA is stepping up its commitment to looking after and protecting the environment. The council has applied to join the Spanish Network of Towns for...

Costa Almeria beats own record for new Covid-19 cases

THE Costa Almeria has once again beaten its own record for the number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in 24 hours. On Friday the...

Second Almeria Red Cross worker detained for flogging off milk donation

POLICE in Almeria have arrested a second Red Cross worker for their involvement in stealing and flogging off two pallets worth of cartons of...

New-look Adra market open for business

THE first phase of the Adra market makeover is complete and it is fully open for business. Mayor Manuel Cortes noted the market had undergone...

Surge in Costa Almeria Covid-19 cases prompts street market suspensions

A SURGE in new Covid-19 cases on the Costa Almeria has prompted a number of localities to suspend their street markets to avoid gatherings...

Cornered El Ejido thief threatens to jump from top of building

A SUSPECTED thief cornered by Guardia Civil on a rooftop terrace in El Ejido threatened to jump if officers didn’t back off. The Guardia had...

Powerful plug-in performance

GERMAN giants BMW has launched a new, more powerful plug-in hybrid version of the 5 Series called the 545e xDrive. The xDrive shares the same plug-in hybrid powertrain...

Speedy summer tour – Motoring News

THE new GR Yaris is breaking cover in the UK over the last few weeks with a summer tour of Toyota retailers. The thoroughbred performance...

Importance of Medical Insurance during the Time of COVID-19

The entire world is facing the mayhem created by the COVID-19 pandemic and is dealing with the disruptions of unimaginable proportions. Coronavirus cases globally...

Regulation of Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in Europe

Hello everyone! All of you are well aware of the term cryptocurrencies, which are the most common and useful terms nowadays. It is an...

Road test: SEAT Arona  

SEAT’s Arona may be mainstream compared to larger, more upmarket SUVs but is perfectly suited to smaller roads and city commutes.  Its more compact size allows for the best of...

Points-scoring and name dropping 

“Thank God I am not like other people!” I doubt if even arch-egoist Donald Trump has said this aloud in so many words – at least in...

A perfect marriage of style and performance

THE LC Coupe is one of the most striking and innovative cars Lexus has built, its elegant and powerful styling widely acclaimed as a...

Do you have a portable pet? If not, need sitters? 

Some pets are portable on holidays, and some are not.  While some pets are easy to take with us, whether we are going on a...

Powerful and unique performance

LAMBORGHINI presents the new Sián Roadster: a limited edition, open-top hybrid super sports car engineered around the iconic V12 engine, with unique hybrid technologies...

Players of newly promoted FC Cartagena are striving to stay at...

The prize of promotion to the Second Division has left the players of FC Cartagena reluctant to leave the club. THE prestige of playing in...

Losing a legend

THE Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who became a legend with Real Madrid and the Spanish national team, has announced his retirement from football on Tuesday, August 4,...

Malaga FC Give Season Ticket Holders Three Options Over Closed Door...

THE management of Malaga FC have issued a formal statement with regards to the possibility of refund of the cost of season tickets when...

FOOTBALL: Arsenal beat London rivals Chelsea to win the FA Cup!

Arsenal beat London rivals Chelsea to win the FA Cup inside an almost empty Wembley on Saturday afternoon. Mikel Arteta's side came from behind to...

Odds Are Already In Place For The 2020/21 Premier League Season,...

The Premier League closed its 2019/20 season off on Sunday and there was a lot that needed settling on the day, with the race...

Martinez Stunning Goal completes Inter Milan`s Win over Napoli

Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez came off the bench to score an impressive solo goal and complete a 2-0 win over Napoli. Substitute Lautaro Martinez's...

England Win 3rd Test against West Indies

England beat the West Indies by 269 runs to claim a series-clinching win in the third Test at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Victory saw England...

Real Madrid Star Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A Real Madrid star has tested positive for the coronavirus which brings fear to the future of the footballing industry in Spain. Mariano Díaz...

Next Seasons Football Matches to be Played with Much Reduced Crowds

The whole of the next football season in England could be played in front of reduced capacities says, senior government adviser. Crowd sizes at matches...

Importance of Medical Insurance during the Time of COVID-19

The entire world is facing the mayhem created by the COVID-19 pandemic and is dealing with the disruptions of unimaginable proportions. Coronavirus cases globally...

Why are so many Brits in Spain putting their trust in...

By Sam Kelly, Managing Partner, Chorus Financial Why are so many Brits in Spain putting their trust in Chorus in 2020? Just a few years ago Chorus Financial...

European news in brief

BELGIUM NEWS Code Red TRAVELLERS from Belgium arriving in Norway will have to spend 10 days in quarantine from August 1 upon arrival in the country....

New Deal Between Chinese Finance Group and Spanish Home Delivery Company

CHINESE owned Union Pay International, said to have the world’s largest customer base, has entered into an agreement with Barcelona delivery group Glovo. Founded in...

European Investment Bank Helps to Charge Spain’s Green Vehicles

THE European Investment Bank (EIB) and Spanish energy company Endesa are joining forces to promote electric mobility in Spain. To this end, the EU bank...

International SIPP or QROPs for pension transfers?

By Sam Kelly, Managing Partner, Chorus Financial International SIPP or QROPs for pension transfers? Firstly, to explain what these both are for those unfamiliar with the terminology. An...

How Manufacturing Is Advancing in Europe

Throughout the European Union, around 30 million people are employed in the manufacturing industry. This represents 2.1 million different enterprises – and close to...

7 Best Ways Investing $1000 & Make Money

Many of us think whether it is possible to make a quick money at just $1000. We would say yes, it is. Want to...

How exactly do Chorus build market leading investment portfolios?

By Sam Kelly, Managing Partner, Chorus Financial Brits living in Spain will inevitably seek some kind of financial advice. That could be a basic pension or investment...

It’s up to us – by columnist Nicole King

SO much has gone on this past week and so much more yet to come. Yesterday Inserta Andalucia signed the contract for the apartment...

Pets like Spot need a house-sitter

YOU may have finally booked a staycation for a change of scene, so likely you’ll need a pet-sitter. While travel restrictions are easing, we...

Carrots or crisps?

BACK in 1981, Thatcher’s Employment Secretary Norman Tebbit - every inch as abhorrent a creature as she was - responded to the then unemployment...

After the eruption – by columnist John Sharples

I USED to live on the island of Tenerife. I loved the place. I had homes in both the north and south of the...

The world we live in is a strange place

I DON'T like the new normal and, as many of my friends will tell you, I wasn’t that partial to the old normal! If...

 Can he fight tax agency? Legal advice from David Searl

Q. Since 2015 I have kept a file on the UK-Spain tax treaty of 2013 and the controversy about declarations of civil service pensions,...

New bankruptcy and insolvency service

LITIGATION AT White Baos Abogados we have extensive experience in defending the rights of our clients before the Spanish courts, especially in civil jurisdiction. Such activity...

Scallops in pastry by celebrity chef Steven Saunders

WHAT could be nicer than a delicious hand-dived scallop wrapped in buttery pastry and baked in the oven.  I am not 100 per cent certain...

It’s extremely precarious

ON the eve of Eid, which is loosely the Muslim equivalent of Christmas, the British government announced they were relocking down selected areas of...

BREAKING: Two Players from Atlético de Madrid to miss Lisbon Match...

Atlético de Madrid has announced that two players who should have appeared in the quarterfinals of the Champions League against RB Leipzig have tested...

Firefighters Fighting Massive Explosion at Holiday Home Park on Spain’s Costa...

Fire crews are battling a raging fire at the Lazy Days Pueblo Fiesta Mobile Home Park situated in Mollina Malaga. The huge fire ripped through...

Multi Billion Dollar Extension of Toronto Subway Attracts Spanish Bidders

THREE Spanish companies have been selected to submit bids for contracts to extend the Toronto Subway in what is an €18 billion venture. This, the...

Benidorm Palace raises the roof – Costa Blanca’s hottest venue makes...

Benidorm Palace is back with a spectacular musical journey on a magical cruise navigating the world’s oceans for an exhilarating experience of a lifetime! THE...

Reactions Run Wild Amongst Expats on Spain’s Costa del Sol &...

Reactions have run wild with Expats on Social media as they react to a conversation between a reporter and two members of parliament After the...

COVID Party Flouters: Police Arrest 62 Jouveniles at a Beach in...

The Guardia Civil broke up a 'camping trip' on a closed beach on Saturday where 62 people had allegedly met purely to infect each...

Spanish Police Launch Late Night Inspections on Night Clubs in Fuengirola...

As Countries across Europe double down on their efforts to curb a second wave of Covid-19 so Spanish police crackdown on COVID flouters. Spanish police...

Wheels are off as expat businesses continue to CRASH on Spain’s...

Businesses on Spain's Costa del Sol continue to crash at an alarming rate leaving tears heartache and misery for ex-pats As the economic climate worsens...

Only Half of the Ex-pats on Spain’s Costa del Sol would...

Only around half of British Ex-pats living on the Costa del Sol said they would accept being vaccinated against Covid-19. That is the shock...

British Minister Suggests that Brexit Divorce Trade Negotiations are On Track

AFTER months of posturing between Britain and European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, it appears that the two parties may be near to an...

UK is ‘Heading Back into Lockdown Next Month’, says Former Chief...

Scientist Sir David King is sure that as schools reopen virus cases will rocket- unless firm action is taken. The UK could be heading for...

BREAKING NEWS: Massive Explosion near Brighton Reported

Reports are flooding in of a massive explosion at Newhaven port near Brighton. A huge fire has broken out in East Sussex with massive thick...

Emergency Services Overwhelmed as Hundreds Evacuated from their Homes after Huge...

Dozens of homes have been evacuated as 100 locals flee a ‘fast-moving’ 100-acre blaze that halted a golf final yesterday. Dozens of people have been...

Golf Tournament Halted as Surrey Grass Fire Spreads

Fire crews are tackling a grass fire in Surrey which is larger than 40 hectares and has spread to a nearby golf course. Play at...

Nicola Sturgeon condemns footballers who tested positive for coronavirus after visiting...

The Scottish First Minister has branded footballers behaviour as "unacceptable" after two tested positive and six teammates are self-isolating after they broke rules and...

France is Next on the UK’s Quarantine ‘Hit List’ says Chancellor...

The UK is considering adding France to it's 'Hit List' of un-safe countries and is closely monitoring the situation said a government source. The government...

BREAKING NEWS: Infection Numbers in Scotland Soar Despite Aberdeen Lockdown

Nicola Sturgeon has admitted Scotland's R rate has gone UP to as high as one and warns infection numbers are expected to keep rising...

Retail Parks and Shopping Centres in UK and Europe are Feeling...

OWNERS of shopping centres throughout Europe have suffered considerably from the lockdown and one of the UK based operators, Hammerson has seen profits fall...

Twitter in early talks to acquire Chinese App TikTok in bid...

Twitter is reportedly in last-minute talks with the owners of TikTok to broker a deal before Software giant Microsoft put in their offer. Twitter has...

Coronavirus Cases in the US Top Five Million

The US now has five million coronavirus cases- more than a quarter of the world's total. Experts believe America's actual coronavirus total is by far...

Simon Cowell rushed to hospital in California after breaking his back...

Simon Cowell underwent back surgery on Saturday night after a bad bike accident that happened after he was testing a new electric bike. The “America’s...

One Police officer Killed and more than 250 injured in Violent...

A police officer has died and over 250 people have been injured in anti-government protests following the enormous explosion in Beirut. Riot police fired tear...

14 Dead and Many injured as Aircraft ‘Splits in Two’ after...

At least 14 people are dead after an Air India Express Boeing 737 carrying 200 passengers skidded off the runway in bad weather at...

Madeleine McCann Main Suspect Christian Brueckner Loses Appeal for Release

The main suspect in the Madeleine McCann case has lost his appeal at the European court of justice for his release.   A future ruling by...

Costa del Sol’s Firefighters (and their pups) Arrive in Beirut to...

Five of Costa del Sol’s best firefighters and four of their specially trained pups have arrived in Beirut to help sift through the rubble....

Residents in L.A Flabbergasted about COVID Protocols in Spain’s Costa del...

A pair of American tourists have been questioning what the COVID protocols in Spain’s’ Costa del Sol is really like. The couple were flabbergasted...

Denmark, Switzerland and Hungary Give Spain the Cold Shoulder

An important number of European countries have decided to establish more restrictive measures in relation to Spain. They give Spain the ‘cold shoulder’ as...

BREAKING: Two Players from Atlético de Madrid to miss Lisbon Match...

Atlético de Madrid has announced that two players who should have appeared in the quarterfinals of the Champions League against RB Leipzig have tested...

Firefighters Fighting Massive Explosion at Holiday Home Park on Spain’s Costa...

Fire crews are battling a raging fire at the Lazy Days Pueblo Fiesta Mobile Home Park situated in Mollina Malaga. The huge fire ripped through...

Twitter in early talks to acquire Chinese App TikTok in bid...

Twitter is reportedly in last-minute talks with the owners of TikTok to broker a deal before Software giant Microsoft put in their offer. Twitter has...

Coronavirus Cases in the US Top Five Million

The US now has five million coronavirus cases- more than a quarter of the world's total. Experts believe America's actual coronavirus total is by far...

Queues Several Kilometres Long for Eight Hours on A7 Costa del...

THERE was a major accident on the A7 motorway just before the Guadiaro turn off at Km133 heading towards Malaga which involved two lorries. It...

Grim weekend Covid-19 figures on Spain’s Costa Almeria

THE Costa Almeria’s Covid-19 figures for the weekend make for grim reading. Saturday saw another record daily rise in the number of people testing positive...

Multi Billion Dollar Extension of Toronto Subway Attracts Spanish Bidders

THREE Spanish companies have been selected to submit bids for contracts to extend the Toronto Subway in what is an €18 billion venture. This, the...

Benidorm Palace raises the roof – Costa Blanca’s hottest venue makes...

Benidorm Palace is back with a spectacular musical journey on a magical cruise navigating the world’s oceans for an exhilarating experience of a lifetime! THE...

British Minister Suggests that Brexit Divorce Trade Negotiations are On Track

AFTER months of posturing between Britain and European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, it appears that the two parties may be near to an...