Gibraltar Edition

Gibraltar Unveils Another Mural in its Street Art Project

A NEW street art mural designed by Monica Popham is on the facade of the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts (GAMPA) facility. The...

Gibraltar Taken Off Ireland’s Safe List Even Though No Direct Flights

IN what appears to be a case of unusual logic, the Irish Government has removed Gibraltar from its list of countries where travellers are...

Fascinating Discovery by Scientists from Gibraltar, Portugal and Spain

SCIENTISTS from the Gibraltar National Museum have collaborated with Iberian colleagues from the universities of Lisbon, Sevilla, Huelva, Coimbra and Barcelona in research which...

Gibraltar Government Manages to Make £20 million and Kill Two Birds...

FOR some time there has been significant disquiet on the Rock over the number of new cars taking up space in what are supposed...

EasyJet Resumes Bristol Flights to Gibraltar From Next Week

SLOWLY but surely and despite fears of quarantine for some returning passengers, EasyJet inaugurated within the last week a limited number of flights to...

Gibraltar Travellers Will Not be Quarantined in UK Provided They Haven’t...

MANY people have been asking about the situation with regards to travel from Gibraltar to the UK and whether passengers will have to go...

Gibraltar’s Chief Minister has Face to Face Meeting with Spanish Foreign...

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo met with the Spanish Foreign Minister, Arancha Gonzalez Laya yesterday (July 23) in Algeciras. Mr Picardo said: “I...

Gibraltar Customs Seize Two Cars and 900 Cartons of Cigarettes

THE Gibraltar Customs appear to be exceptionally good at seizing illicit tobacco but not quite so good at catching the smugglers. A case in point...

Spanish Minister Visits Campo to Discuss Brexit and Gibraltar with Local...

THE mayor of La Linea de la Concepcion Juan Franco and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, Arancha González Laya,...

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...

Brand new chatbot developed for the Turismo Santa Pola website

Paula, the chatbot, is seen as a huge development in the continued plans to grow smart tourism in Santa Pola. IN fact, Turismo Santa Pola...

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...

Inter Milan still in running for first trophy in nine years

Inter Milan go forward to the semi-finals of the Europa League after beating Bayer Leverkusen in Dusseldorf on Monday, August 10.  Romelu Lukaku was the...

Man U sail through

MANCHESTER United are into the semi-finals of the Europa League after beating Copenhagen in Cologne on Monday, August 10. United needed extra-time to get the...

Changes at Orihuela CF as Luis Manuel Terrés Tafalla is appointed...

Orihuela FC were forced to make some major changes following the resignation of former president, Antonio Felices, and several of the directors. HOWEVER, the Board...

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...

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...

Death pits discovered in Spain with in excess 0f 100 tombed...

Death pits in Spain have been discovered and dug up in the village of La Rioja Death pits have been discovered in the small village...

We are sailing in Moraira

TEULADA-MORAIRA town hall has signed a two-year contract with the YachtMaster sailing academy.  Aiming to bring recreational sports and competitive sports of the yachting sector closer to...

Quick work in Benidorm

BENIDORM town hall received a €30,494 grant for a new rapid charging station for electric vehicles.  The town hall’s Mobility councillor Jose Ramon Gonzalez de...

Crates carted off in Javea

JAVEA’S Policia Local traced and sanctioned the person who dumped dozens of plastic crates at the Punt Verd recycling point. The town hall then had...

Clean sweep at Benidom schools

WITH Benidorm’s state schools due to reopen in under a month, the town hall is stepping up their cleaning schedule.   Awnings and barriers are...

Altea town hall support for Anemona

ALTEA town hall renewed its collaboration agreement with Anemona, the Marina Baja self-help group for women with gynaecological cancer.  Health councillor Jose Luis Leon Gascon recently met...

Old Quarter patrols in Altea

EIGHT young assistants, all under 30, are currently touring Altea’s Old Quarter, advising residents and visitors on Covid-19 safety measures.  Operating in two groups of four, they...

CORONAVIRUS: Latest Health Ministry Figures- Cases Rise Yet Again in Spain

The latest official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 11 August for the number of people who have tested positive for...

Aid for Benidorm’s ‘support’ associations

A SLICE of a €90,000 cash pie has been made available to associations and non-profit organisation which work in the social health, equality and...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘thrown under bus for William’ in...

THE newly released book 'Finding Freedom' details Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's journey with the Royal Family. Explosive revelations about life in the 'firm' have...

Migrants Empty Calais Superstore of Lifejackets and Kayaks in Last Minute...

THE massive Decathlon superstore in Calais has experienced a huge surge in demand for lifejackets, kayaks and other items as migrants admit to be...

Man U sail through

MANCHESTER United are into the semi-finals of the Europa League after beating Copenhagen in Cologne on Monday, August 10. United needed extra-time to get the...

UK Weather: 37C Heatwave to Scorch UK TODAY as Thunderstorms Ready...

The MET office has issued a four-day yellow weather warning for thunderstorms but temperatures could still reach a scorching 37C in the UK. The UK...

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...

BREAKING: Rockets Fired at US Embassy in Bagdad

The US Embassy in Iraq has been attacked: three rockets were said to have been fired at the building in central Baghdad a short...

Coronavirus Breaks Out Again In New Zealand After 102 Days of...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source,...

BLACKLISTED: Greece Demands Negative Covid for Travellers from Spain

SPAIN has been blacklisted by Greece as the government now requires negative Covid tests for travellers arriving from Spain, amongst several other countries. This...

Russia First in World to Announce Coronavirus Vaccine

Russia's health ministry has given approval for the world's first coronavirus vaccine to be used for the population. Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that...

Man U sail through

MANCHESTER United are into the semi-finals of the Europa League after beating Copenhagen in Cologne on Monday, August 10. United needed extra-time to get the...

Donald Trump Escorted from White House Briefing after Gunman Shot Outside

Donald Trump had to be swiftly escorted from a White House briefing yesterday following reports of a shooting outside. THE US President was immediately led...

Chicago Unrest and Looting sees 100 arrests and 13 Police Officers...

Chicago unrest and looting sees 100 arrests, 13 officers hurt: “This was an assault on our city” - Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot. MORE than 100...

Father Shoots Dead Terminally ill Daughter before turning Gun on Himself...

A father fatally shot his terminally ill 11-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself in a shocking murder-suicide in Florida.  THE man, who was in...

Baltimore Explosion Kills at least One, Childrens Screams for Help Heard...

A MASSIVE gas explosion ripped through a residential neighbourhood in Baltimore, North-Central Maryland on Monday, killing one woman and leaving several others seriously injured. Firefighters...

Death pits discovered in Spain with in excess 0f 100 tombed...

Death pits in Spain have been discovered and dug up in the village of La Rioja Death pits have been discovered in the small village...

We are sailing in Moraira

TEULADA-MORAIRA town hall has signed a two-year contract with the YachtMaster sailing academy.  Aiming to bring recreational sports and competitive sports of the yachting sector closer to...

Quick work in Benidorm

BENIDORM town hall received a €30,494 grant for a new rapid charging station for electric vehicles.  The town hall’s Mobility councillor Jose Ramon Gonzalez de...

Crates carted off in Javea

JAVEA’S Policia Local traced and sanctioned the person who dumped dozens of plastic crates at the Punt Verd recycling point. The town hall then had...

Clean sweep at Benidom schools

WITH Benidorm’s state schools due to reopen in under a month, the town hall is stepping up their cleaning schedule.   Awnings and barriers are...

Altea town hall support for Anemona

ALTEA town hall renewed its collaboration agreement with Anemona, the Marina Baja self-help group for women with gynaecological cancer.  Health councillor Jose Luis Leon Gascon recently met...

Pulpi urges public to postpone parties until pandemic situation improves

PULPI council has urged residents and visitors to the municipality to postpone parties and celebrations until the pandemic situation improves. The local authority put out...

BREAKING: Rockets Fired at US Embassy in Bagdad

The US Embassy in Iraq has been attacked: three rockets were said to have been fired at the building in central Baghdad a short...

Old Quarter patrols in Altea

EIGHT young assistants, all under 30, are currently touring Altea’s Old Quarter, advising residents and visitors on Covid-19 safety measures.  Operating in two groups of four, they...