Spain Papers Review - Wednesday September 20, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Sep 20, 2017 - 8:11 AM

El País leads ‘The Mossos have not complied with prosecutor order against the referendum’ – The Catalan Police has ignored the clues facilitated and have distanced from the investigation. Four PSOE members broke party discipline in the vote expressing support for Rajoy.

Spain On This Day - September 20
Posted in: History
Sep 20, 2017 - 1:14 AM

1519 - The Portuguese-born explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz province, on the service of the Spanish crown with about 270 men on what was to be the first successful voyage around the world. He was killed in the Philippines two years later.
1522 - Juan Sebastián Elcano took over command of the expedition. He brought the only surviving ship back home to Spain in 1522.

Swiss police argue two Spaniards blocked their toilets with dozens of 500€ notes
Posted in: National
Sep 19, 2017 - 12:41 PM

The Swiss Police suspect that two Spaniards were responsible for destroying thousands of 500€ notes in the toilets in a branch of UBS at ‘the start of summer’ with the blockage starting some days later.

Three more detained for drug trafficking with more arrests expected
Posted in: Ibiza
Sep 19, 2017 - 12:29 PM

Agents from the Judicial Police of the Guardia Civil of Ibiza have detained at least three people in an operation against drug trafficking and other crimes, which opened over the weekend and remains open.

Choose your 5 day forecast
Briton’s stag night in Magaluf lasted 6 hours of excesses and remains in ICU
Posted in: Mallorca
Sep 19, 2017 - 11:57 AM

What should have been a night to remember, turned into a disaster for Alex Green, a British fireman who flew to Magaluf with 25 friends for his stag night. Six hours later, he was found unconscious with serious injuries to his face and lungs.

Spain On This Day - September 19
Posted in: History
Sep 19, 2017 - 12:33 AM

1580 - The author of Don Quijote, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, was freed from captivity and enslavement in Algeria on 19th September 1580 following his capture while returning to Spain in 1575.

A solar flare captured in Spain since 1886
Posted in: Culture
Sep 18, 2017 - 12:52 PM

During this month, the satellites have detected potent solar flares, but this natural phenomenon has been captured more than a century ago.

The Magical Spain: 5 Picturesque Tourist Attractions You Should Never Miss!!
Posted in: Sightseeing
Sep 18, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Apart from such excellent facts about Spain, the country encompasses many other attractive specialities starting from diverse cultures to scenic landscapes. And, the best part is that you don’t have to even spend huge bucks for planning a vacation over there. Yes! You can just go for Premier Inn offers and trust me it will be really something worth doing!

Spain On This Day - September 18
Posted in: History
Sep 18, 2017 - 1:45 AM

1502 - Christopher Columbus arrives in Honduras in his fourth and last voyage.
1544 - Francis I of France and Charles I of Spain (and Holy Roman Emperor), have signed La Paz of Crépy, which marked the exit of Carlos of the Italian War of 1542-1546.

Spain On This Day - September 17
Posted in: History
Sep 17, 2017 - 1:00 AM

1111 – Highest Galician nobility led by Pedro Fróilaz de Traba and the bishop Diego Gelmírez crown Alfonso VII as "King of Galicia".

Spain On This Day - September 16
Posted in: History
Sep 16, 2017 - 2:33 AM

1410 - The Christians conquer Antequera in Málaga which was under Muslim power

Artur Mas speaking in the British Parliament…
Posted in: National
Sep 15, 2017 - 12:47 PM

The former president of the Catalan Generalitat, Artur Mas, assured that the Spanish Government has entered ‘a phase of total intolerance and repression’ against the sovereigntist referendum on October 1.

Spain On This Day - September 15
Posted in: History
Sep 15, 2017 - 1:23 AM

800 - The name Castilla appeared written for the first time replacing Bardulia.

Spain On This Day - September 14
Posted in: History
Sep 14, 2017 - 12:44 AM

1262 - Alfonso X the Wise conquered the city of Cadiz, until then under Andalusian domain.

The Guardia Civil has dismantled the largest illegal sale of drugs in Europe
Posted in: Mallorca
Sep 13, 2017 - 12:58 PM

The numbers in operation Vitra are devastating, more than four million doses of narcotics which were being sold illegally between 4,000 purchasers, and the discovery of a distribution network and the production of part of the legal drugs or clandestine laboratories in Eastern Europe and the US to the final consumer in Mallorca and parts of Spain.

Policeman died in Valencia stabbed by the suspect for the suitcase crime
Posted in: Valencia
Sep 13, 2017 - 12:13 PM

A policeman from the Homicides Group from the Valencia Main Police Station died yesterday after being stabbed during an arrest in Calle Sueca in Valencia. The agent was seriously injured in the attack, and despite the efforts of the health professionals to reanimate him, he finally died.

Ecologists warn of a chemical alert with ship on fire off Motril
Posted in: Costa Tropical
Sep 13, 2017 - 11:41 AM

Ecologists in Action yesterday complained about the arrival of the ship loaded with Ammonium Nitrate to the Motril Port ‘warning of the risks of a spillage from the burning vessel.

Watches General
Spain has allowed British military helicopters to use Spanish ground as a stopover to Gibraltar
Posted in: National
Sep 13, 2017 - 11:25 AM

The Spanish Ministry for Foreign Matters and Cooperation authorised the British arrivals which are then communicated to the Spanish Defence Ministry which controls the airspace.

Spain On This Day - September 13
Posted in: History
Sep 13, 2017 - 1:05 AM

1504 - Ferdinand and Isabella in Spain issued a royal decree ordering the erection of the Royal Chapel of Granada.

Spain Business Brief - Tuesday September 12, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Sep 12, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Economy Minister, Luis de Guindos, expects a ‘important slowdown’ in the British economy as a consequence of Brexit and he warned that the negotiations between the EU and the UK will be ‘complex’

ACB: alquiler coches baratos in Spain