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Theresa May ‘will not acknowledge’ Catalan independence

British PM Theresa May told her Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy today (Tuesday) that she 'will not acknowledge'' an independent Cataluña. A statement released this...

Rain to the rescue in Galicia

Rain is falling in the Galicia region today and largely helping extinguish the forest fires that have devasted the area since the weekend and...

Award-winning British tourism

The importance British tourism has for the Costa Blanca in general was aknoweldged with an award on behalf of Benidorm on Monday. British Consul Sarah-Jane...

Companies exodus continues – Codorniu heads for La Rioja

One of Cataluña's most emblematic companies, cava-producers Codorniu (established in 1551), has announced it is moving its fiscal address to La Rioja (Spain's most...

Monarch passengers repatriation ends

THE BRITISH Civil Aviation Autority's two-week repatriation scheme for Monarch customers affected by the airline's closure on October 2 concluded in the early hours...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

Puigdemont ambiguity continues

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has replied evasively to central government's demand for a straight answer over whether or not he declared independency last week. The...

Brexit deadlock

  THE EUROPEAN Union’s chief negotiator on Brexit, Michel Barnier admitted yesterday (Thursday) that talks are in deadlock over money but a lot of progress...

Anger and tears over closure of Costa financial advice firm

HUNDREDS of clients of Continental Wealth Management (CWM) fear they have lost life savings after the Costa Blanca financial advice company crashed. Customers along the...

Ultimatum for Catalan president

PM Mariano Rajoy has given Catalan president Puigdemont until Monday to clarify if he yesterday (Tuesday) declared unilateral independence for Cataluña or not. The...

Cataluña’s one minute of independence

Cataluña was independent for one minute this evening (Tuesday, October 10). Regional president Puigdemont addressed the Catalan Parliament to 'declare the independence of Cataluña...

Independence Day for Cataluña?

Catalán regional president Carles Puigdemont is expected to declare unilateral Catalan independence (in some form that has not yet been disclosed) when he addresses...

Foreign Office advises on traveling to Cataluña

The British Foreign Office has issued a warning for visitors to Cataluña to be cautious, but it does not recomend not to travel to...

Banks lead companies moving out of Cataluña

The decision taken yesterday (Thursday) evening by the two main Cataluña-based banks, Caixabank and Sabadell, to move their fiscal addresses to the Balearics and...

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Helicopter pilots spot Oliva rooftop hash farm

A Guardia Civil helicopter found a giant rooftop hash plantation in Oliva old town during a routine sky-scan and arrested the tenant.