Tag: UK

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

Missing Brit found dead in Benidorm

A man from Nottinghamshire who has been missing for almost a month in Benidorm has been found dead, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Friends shared Facebook posts asking for holidaymakers to help with the search after it emerged his passport and luggage had been found in a bar. Spanish and UK authorities had been working […]

Found At Last

Roundabouts

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

Police Collaboration Identifies Murder Suspect

Details have been revealed this week how officers from the British Police assisted colleagues from the Guardia Civil in arresting a man wanted in the UK on suspicion of murder. The British Police were working as part of a collaboration which allowed them to patrol with the Guardia Civil in the Balearic Islands, which saw

Tourist Boost

A best-ever figure of 47.2 million foreign tourists visited Spain this year up till the end of August this year, just over four percent more than the same eight months of 2014. There were nine point two million visitors last month, some one point six percent more than August last year. Last month’s figures showed

Taxing Awards

Famous within the Alicante province, the SUMA tax collection company, a company contracted to collect local taxes on behalf of town halls, has been selected as a finalist for the annual Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation awards being held in Telford in October. The company has also been working with local authorities in Liverpool

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