Tagged: UK

Nowhere To Hide

Spanish authorities have now arrested two British men on the Costa Blanca in a matter of weeks, after they tried to flee UK justice over child sex abuse charges. The latest case saw a 61-year-old detained on the Orihuela Costa by the National Police and taken to court to Madrid ahead of an extradition hearing. He’s wanted in

Let’s Do Lunch

British Prime Minister Theresa May met with Spain’s acting Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy for a working lunch in Madrid yesterday. The talks were dominated by the issue of Brexit with a Downing Street spokesman saying that May made it clear that she wants to protect the rights of all EU nationals, including those from Spain,

Limit Changes

The British Government has announced plans to scrap the current 15-year time limit on British citizens who live in Spain registering as overseas electors. The changes would give all eligible British citizens who have lived in the UK a lifelong right to vote in parliamentary elections. It would mean all eligible overseas electors are able

Brexit Optimism

Spain’s Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, has told a economic forum discussing the impact of Brexit on Spain, that his government will try to sort out a deal with the UK government over paying for health care for the estimated three-quarter of a million expats living in Spain. “We must reach an agreement for UK

Homeward Bound

A British man wanted on charges of sexually abusing children in the UK has been picked up by the National Police on a European Arrest warrant in Alicante Province. The location of the arrest and the man’s identity were not revealed by the National Police, with authorities saying that he was wanted by a court in Newcastle upon

Fugitive Caught

A 32-year old British man has been detained in Mazarrón on a European Arrest Warrant, after fleeing the UK after being guilty of a string of charges including drug trafficking, dangerous driving, and violence. The unnamed man was tracked down by the National Police to the Murcia region where he was living with his partner,

Low Cost Rise

Budget air carriers like Ryanair and Easyjet had over a four million passengers using Spanish airports last month, a rise of over nine percent compared to August 2015. The government figures show that over 27 and a half million passengers used low cost carriers in and out of Spain over the first eight months of 2016, a hike of nearly


Found At Last

A 30-year old UK fugitive, Ashley Carlton James, who was doing time for manslaughter at Sudbury open prison in Derbyshire has been arrested by the Guardia Civil on Mallorca, some five years after he disappeared from the facility. British officers who were patrolling Mallorca as part of a new summer initiative played a key part

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