Spain Papers Review - Friday June 23, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Jun 23, 2017 - 7:59 AM

El País leads ‘Europe censures the position of Sánchez against globalisation’ - Moscovici reproached the PSOE leader for not respecting ‘common patrimony’ of the European project.

Spain On This Day - June 23
Posted in: History
Jun 23, 2017 - 1:43 AM

1185 - Sanco III of Castille and Fernando II of León signed the Sahagún treaty to share out the lands of Al-Andalus conquered by the Muslims.

British fugitive swam to Gibraltar to hand himself in after seeing his own face on Crimewatch
Posted in: (Gibraltar)
Jun 22, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The 32 year old, nicknamed jugs for his distinctively large ears, arrived on the Rock on Monday night, reportedly dripping wet.
Originally from Watford, the martial arts and boxing fan, who used to regularly work out in north London gyms was clutching a bag of soggy clothing.

Spain On This Day - June 22
Posted in: History
Jun 22, 2017 - 1:14 AM

1484 - The Christian army started a new attack on the Granada plain winning new areas of land in Gójar, Dílar, La Zubia and Armilla.

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Spain Business Brief - Wednesday June 21, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Jun 21, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Unicaja said yesterday that the demand for shares for their launch has covered the offer, although the proposals to buy shares by subscription are not linked inside the offer to the prospecting investors interest. ‘The book of demand of the offer has been covered integrally, from yesterday (both the initial amount to the shares corresponding to the option for subscription greenshoe). The Andalucía bank is valued at 2.2billion €.

A British couple reported food poisoning in a hotel after drinking 109 drinks.
Posted in: Islas Canarias
Jun 21, 2017 - 12:25 PM

They demanded the Hotel Gloria Palace despite ‘enjoying a wide variety of alcoholic drinks, alleging they were ill and were resting in bed, confirmed the manager of the hotel José María Mañaricua.

Spain On This Day - June 21
Posted in: History
Jun 21, 2017 - 1:56 AM

1483 - A Christian camp was set up outside Granada in a place called Ojos de Huecar. Later it would be known as Santa Fe.

The hottest June since 1950 sets a red alert against forest fires
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:53 AM

The Agriculture Consell has declared the highest alert for forest fires after noting strong winds from the Sahara have made June the warmest month since 1950, according to the State Meteorological Agency.

Spain On This Day - June 20
Posted in: History
Jun 20, 2017 - 12:35 AM

1333 - The Merinies and Nazari armies attack and recapture Gibraltar
1928 - The Real Valladolid football club was founded

Found in the ditch of a motorway a British tourist who vanished in Nerja
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Jun 19, 2017 - 11:56 PM

He was found late on Sunday night on the ditch of the Mediterranean where he had spent more than 30 hours after suffering a fall.

Spain Business Brief - Monday June 19, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief Newsletter
Jun 19, 2017 - 7:35 PM

The number of international passenger who arrived from the UK in May supposed 29.1% of the total number of arrivals and an annual growth of 13.2%

Spain On This Day - June 19
Posted in: History
Jun 19, 2017 - 12:32 AM

1509 - The village of Casabermeja (Málaga) was founded by Royal Decree by the Catholic Kings

Police have detained in Benidorm the Briton wanted for stabbing his partner in Orihuela
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Jun 18, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Benidorm Local Police made the arrest of 53 year old David James Grundy in the early hours of Sunday, who has been on the run since he stabbed his partner in Orihuela Costa.

Spain On This Day - June 18
Posted in: History
Jun 18, 2017 - 12:37 AM

1195 - The battle of Alarcos. Yaqub al-Mansur, the Caliph of Al-Andalus has a dramatic victory over the Christians
1483 - On the Atlantic South coast of Cádiz, the Catholic Kings founded the town of Puerto Real.
1538 - Truce of Nice between Charles I of Spain and Francis I of France.

A British tourist died from an unlucky fall at Ibiza Airport.
Posted in: Ibiza
Jun 16, 2017 - 12:18 PM

According to the Guardia Civil, the tourist with the initials P.C.B. had just arrived on a flight from Manchester, and was queuing at passport control when he decided to jump over the railings which separate the passengers, tripped over one of the poles, and fell to the ground hitting his head.

Spain On This Day - June 16
Posted in: History
Jun 16, 2017 - 2:56 AM

1456 - King Enrique IV of Castilla gives a letter of privilege to Estepona in Málaga

Posted in: National Newsletter
Jun 15, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The Law of Political Reform was republished in December 1976 which dismantled the dictatorial system and encouraged a return to the ballot boxes, approved in the new Constitution two years later. The first free elections since February 1936 at the dying ends of the second Spanish republic.

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Spain On This Day - June 15
Posted in: History
Jun 15, 2017 - 12:17 AM

1094 - Cid Campeador conquered the city of Valencia

A woman tried to kidnap a British girl inside a hotel in Mallorca
Posted in: Mallorca
Jun 14, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The incident happened while Deacon was on holiday with her daughter Darcie aged 23 months, her sister Kealy and her partner George Deacon.

Killed by a shotgun a former councillor of San Javier for a dispute over water
Posted in: Costa Cálida Newsletter
Jun 14, 2017 - 11:45 AM

‘I have just shot a man dead’ he said afterwards to passer by who was crossing the street and saw his weapon still in his hand. He was not lying as the first two agents at the scene, an orchard in Cañada de Los Manresa, in Ribera de Molina, the victim lying on the ground, motionless, and they called for an ambulance.

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