Tag: Spain

Princess Cristina Cleared of Tax Fraud

Princess Cristina, the 51-year-old sister of King Felipe and sixth in line to the Spanish throne, was cleared this morning in her tax fraud trial. However, her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, was given a six year and three month jail term by the court in Palma, Mallorca. Urdangarin was accused of using his royal connections to

Orihuela Costa Residents Not So Satisfied With Their Beaches

A report for Orihuela council that shows satisfaction levels at 80 percent for local beaches has been queried by the Federación de Asociaciones de Orihuela Costa (FAOC), who say that the overall figure masks concerns that were raised by people that were questioned. Recently appointed beaches and coastal councillor Luisa Boné (pictured left), along with tourism

Tourist Toppers

Spain has smashed the record for visits from foreign tourists last year, with a total of 71 and a half million visitors, and that’s before figures for December are factored in early next month! In November alone, four point one million foreign visitors arrived in Spain, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE). Up

Paved Walkways Installed in Torrevieja’s El Cura Beach

Torrevieja’s El Cura beach has become the first of three beaches in the city to have new paved walkways installed, which will be of special benefit to wheelchair users wanting easier access to local beaches. Los Náufragos and Los Locos are next on the list, with the walkways having the flexibility to be taken up

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