Spain Papers Review - Sunday July 23, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Jul 23, 2017 - 9:28 AM

El País leads ‘State of alarm among businesses over the secessionist challenge’ - 74% of the executives think events in Cataluña will negatively affect the economy, according to Deloitte.

Spain On This Day - July 23
Posted in: History
Jul 23, 2017 - 3:40 AM

1508 - The Spanish soldier Pedro Navarro took the Peñon de Velez de la Gomera, an important base for pirates in the Mediterranean

Spain On This Day - July 22
Posted in: History
Jul 22, 2017 - 7:00 AM

1795 - Spain and France sign the second treaty of Basle ending the Rosellón war

Found the bodies of a British couple in a flat in Manilva
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:43 AM

The Guardia Civil are investigating the deaths of British couple whose bodies were found yesterday inside their home in Manilva. The man aged 71 and his wife 80, and so far nothing has been ruled out over the cause of the deaths or the circumstances surrounding them, noted Diario Sur

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Spain On This Day - July 21
Posted in: History
Jul 21, 2017 - 3:04 AM

1348 - Pedro IV of Aragón breaks up the Aragonesa Union in the battle of Épila
1454 - Enrique IV of Castile is proclaimed King of the region after the death of his father, Juan II of Castle, in Valladolid
1535 - Carlos I conquers Tunisia in an armed expedition

The Brexit divorce bill could reach 75 billion €
Posted in: Business Brief
Jul 20, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The final Brexit divorce bill considered by the European negotiators could reach between 70 and 75 billion €. Despite the efforts of the EU negotiator Michel Barnier, he has not yet put an amount on the table, but the quoted range is below (the extremes of 100 billion € mentioned in some parts) as revealed in the second round of negotiations in Brussels which end today.

Blevins Franks opens new office in Altea
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Jul 20, 2017 - 12:29 PM

The new office demonstrates Blevins Franks’ commitment to the region, and is a reflection of the company’s continued growth and the increasing demand for its services. The office’s location in Greenwich Marina provides a convenient and welcoming venue for clients to meet with James for advice and ongoing service.

Spain On This Day - July 20
Posted in: History
Jul 20, 2017 - 12:40 AM

1221 - Construction starts of Burgos Cathedral

Found dead Miguel Blesa shot in the chest
Posted in: National
Jul 19, 2017 - 12:47 PM

The former president of Caja Madrid Miguel Blesa has appeared dead today shot in the chest with a hunting rifle. The Guardia Civil considers he could have committed suicide.

The number of immigrant arrivals has doubled so far this year
Posted in: National
Jul 19, 2017 - 12:12 PM

Appearing in Congress, Zoido said that until July 16 the number of irregular immigrants to arrive in Spain by land or sea was 10,751 and only in June 2,189 crossed the Strait of Gibraltar in 84 pateras.

Spain On This Day - July 19
Posted in: History
Jul 19, 2017 - 1:54 AM

711 – Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete: Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic.
1068 - Sancho II of Castile beats his brother Alfonso VI of León
1131 - Ramón Berenguer IV assumed the government of the Catalan region after the death of his father Ramón Berenguer III.
1195 - Battle of Alarcos, Ciudad Real. Alfonso VIII of Castile is defeated.

A British family could be imprisoned for a fake reclamation during their holidays in Mallorca
Posted in: Mallorca
Jul 18, 2017 - 8:09 PM

It is yet another case of fake complaining about illnesses when on holiday in Spain and now the British judiciary has taken action first also favouring Thomas Cook after false claim against a hotel on the Canaries, but this is the first time that someone has placed a reclamation before a penal court in the UK.

A British tourist claims she was raped on the beach at Benicàssim
Posted in: Valencia
Jul 18, 2017 - 1:06 PM

The 21 year old was sexually assaulted on the Torreón beach in Benicàssim according to a statement from the Guardia Civil. She was found in poor state, and was immediately evacuated to the General Hospital where she underwent sugary.

Spain On This Day - July 18
Posted in: History
Jul 18, 2017 - 2:16 AM

1507 - Prince Carlos, son of Juana de Castilla, was crowned Count of Flanders in Brussels.

Three British men detained trying to post three kilos of marijuana to London
Posted in: Málaga
Jul 17, 2017 - 12:05 PM

Agents from the National Police have detained in Málaga three British men for their presumed responsibilities for the crime of drug trafficking and were caught red-handed when sending the package of marijuana which weighed 3 kilos - The judge ordered provisional prison for all of them.

Spain On This Day - July 17
Posted in: History
Jul 17, 2017 - 1:24 AM

1242 or 1243: Orihuela was re-conquered by the Castellan troops led by Alfonso X, the wise.

Spain On This Day - July 16
Posted in: History
Jul 16, 2017 - 1:17 AM

1212 – Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa: After Pope Innocent III calls European knights to a crusade, forces of Kings Alfonso VIII of Castile, Sancho VII of Navarre, Peter II of Aragon and Afonso II of Portugal defeat those of the Berber Muslim leader Almohad, thus marking a significant turning point in the Reconquista and in the medieval history of Spain.

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Spanish expert says the British National Health Service would collapse without Spaniards
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jul 15, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Fernández, was in Marbella during the summer courses from Málaga University, and he underlined the negotiations over the free movement of people around Brexit the ‘problem’ for Great Britain ‘not only are the Spanish workers....’but also other nationalities such as Romania, Bulgaria or Poland’

Spain On This Day - July 15
Posted in: History
Jul 15, 2017 - 12:27 AM

1482 – Muhammad XII is crowned the twenty-second and last Nasrid king of Granada.
1738 - The Royal Academy of Medicine was founded in Madrid

Four more arrested for the murdering of a Briton in 2014 in Jávea
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Jul 14, 2017 - 12:33 PM

The body of the deceased was found rolled up in plastic and found on a beach in Orihuela, according to the Alicante Command. With the arrest of these four new suspects, the operation which began three years ago has ended - called ‘Brennan’, and saw the previous arrests of two people in Liverpool and two in Jávea.

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