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Can they get a quorum?

I  have always thought that for an AGM, there has to be attendance of 51 per cent, including proxies. At our recent meeting...

Rolls Royce and an explosion

IF you ever believed that a Rolls-Royce was the only expensive and select car with an enormous presence then you would be only slightly...

Honda Civic SR

The Honda Civic has been in production for close on 50 years, first introduced in 1972 and still going strong with latest versions offering...

Update the description of your Spanish property in the Land Property...

When you buy a property, sometimes the description that exists in the Land Registry does not fit the physical reality. This can happen for...

I’m SuperGrumpyMan

I bought some new garden furniture. We agreed a price - not the ticket price as I only ever use that as a starting...

Are you winning or losing?

IF we’re willing to learn by our mistakes, no one should consider themselves or anyone else in life a loser. The late great leader...

Blogs

REINCARNATION (Part 2)

Hope you found my last weeks Blog interesting titled Reincarnation which was Part One. You might want to read a transcript about me which was...

REINCARNATION

PART ONE: REINCARNATIONThe word "reincarnation" derives from Latin, literally meaning, "entering the flesh again. The common definition of reincarnation has been altered from its original...

IS ANYBODY THERE?

How different life would be without electricity. No computers, DVD’s TV’s Radios, mobile phones etc.Life was different in the 1850’s than now, without electrical...

Lifestyle

Costa Women meet Luisa Machen

We danced, sang, partied and raised 1200€ at our Costa Women Charity Summer Party on Thursday 12 th September at Max Beach in Mijas Costa....

Directed by Women Spain Festival to be held at Cine Albéniz­-Malaga...

THE CAPITAL OF MALAGA will host for the second time the Directed by Women Spain festival, the international film festival directed by women.The film...

1996 Dodge Viper GTS – Never meet your idols

All these years on, does the Dodge Viper hold its own in today’s world? NEARLY 25 years ago, the Dodge Viper was a popular sight...

Honda Civic SR

The Honda Civic has been in production for close on 50 years, first introduced in 1972 and still going strong with latest versions offering...

Ryanair glitch leaves passengers stranded

RYANAIR has suffered a systems failure which took place overnight and has left passengers stranded and planes across Europe grounded.The check-in glitch has left...

The beauty of Paella in Spain

Sunday September 22 will see the whole world come together in celebration of one of Spain’s best loved dishes. World Paella Day, now in its second year,...

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Sport

Breaking News – F1 Williams Racing Driver Quits

ROKiT Williams Racing confirmed that Robert Kubica has decided to leave the team at the end of the 2019 Formula One racing season.Robert had...

The unbreakable bond between sport and betting in Spain

Sport and betting have become synonymous over the last century. From the earliest days of horse racing to modern online betting sites, the two...

Football World Saddened By Loss Of Brave & Heroic Fernando Ricksen

  Glasgow Rangers one of Scotlands big names in football were deeply saddened to announce that former player Fernando Ricksen passed away yesterday following his...

Marquez overtakes Hailwood with 77 GP wins

MARC MARQUEZ has become the fourth most successful rider in Grand Prix history. He took his 77th career victory at the San Marino GP to...

Wales coach sent home from Rugby World Cup over betting allegations

Caption.Credit Wikipedia The 48-year-old former Wales rugby captain has been part of Warren Gatland's coaching team since 2008. Howley was sent home from the Welsh team...

Cricket Hero Ben Stokes Smashes The Sun For Six

Caption.Credit Flickr   Ben Stokes one of England's  greatest all round cricketers of all time has gone to twitter to slam articles written about his family...

Finance

Wake Up With EWN; Weather, Currency & Finance Tip

Good Morning 🙂 “Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”    Weather: Costa del Sol: Partly Cloudy  26°C | °F...

Wake Up with EWN; Weather, Currency & Finance Tip

Good Morning 🙂 “The first to apologise is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.”   Weather: Costa del...

Is the Libra coin safe?

Fears surrounding the launch of Libra and the threat it may pose in the future.Mark Zuckerberg and his company created a new cryptocurrency,...

The Beckham Law: How Professionals Moving to Spain Can Reduce Their...

By reducing the percentage of income tax due from 45-47% to 24% the Beckham Law has managed to attract many highly skilled professionals to...

Wake Up With EWN: Weather & Currency

Good Morning 🙂 “If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way”   Weather: Costa del Sol: Clear 23°C | °F Rainfall: 0% Humidity: 68% Wind: 6...

British Expats vote Spain as Top Retirement Destination

BE IT in search of better weather, cheaper living costs or simply a lifestyle choice, many Brits cherish the idea of retiring abroad.A new...

Property

French Real Estate and Brexit Matters: Where to Next?

The housing market in Paris, France continues to defy expectations, with demand continually outstripping supply. Prices are steadily rising, and an era of low...

Construction on other people’s land in Spain

ALTHOUGH it seems somewhat strange, there are quite a few situations in which a property is built, sometimes by mistake and in good faith...

Housing prices hit record high in Malaga

A recent survey has revealed that housing prices in seven locations in  Malaga province have hit record highs.The survey estimated the average price per...

Rents in Spain up 50 per cent in six years 

The price of rental apartments in Spain has risen by 50 per cent since the last quarter of 2013 according to a study by the...

Hope for an end to “planning nightmare”, housing association says

Hope for an end to “planning nightmare”, housing association says BRITISH owners of irregular properties have reasons to be optimistic their “planning nightmare” will come...

Effort to get taxpayers money back

Effort to get taxpayers money back AFTER seven years of trying to collect defaulted loans ‘bad bank’ Sareb is to change tack in an effort...