British resident arrested for accidentally starting Nerja fire

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Firefighters were called out Monday at around 1.30pm to extinguish a forest fire near to Nerja in an area known as the Cerro de San Isidro. From what we know it appears as if a 45-year-old British resident of Nerja is responsible after admitting he lit a small fire to burn some rubbish. The small fire quickly spread due to …

British tourist dies in Spain without travel insurance

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After just one day into their holiday in Benalmádena on Spain’s sunny Costa del Sol, mother of two Jackie Lee was enjoying dinner with her husband Colin when all of a sudden she had difficulty breathing. The 57-year-old former nurse from Senghenydd, Caerphilly, in Wales told her husband “I’m dying, tell the kids I love them.” Colin said: “She told …

Spain is #1When dreaming about moving abroad

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According to new research analyzed recently,  Spain heads up the list of where British citizens dream of living abroad.   Figures show that when dreaming about moving abroad 13% of people surveyed picked Spain as their number one destination. Spain remains the number one holiday destination for British citizens and it’s easy to see why many of them want to …

British pack their bags as Venezuelans flock to Spain

We can assume that the findings are accurate as they are based on the number of people who visited their local town hall to obtain a  ‘padrón, the official list of everybody who lives in a certain town similar to what we know as the electoral roll.   So what do these latest set of figures show us? Firstly there …

British Holidaymakers may need a Visa to visit Spain

Plans, drawn up and signed off by EU ambassadors reveal that a 3-year entry visa will be required by UK nationals wishing to enter the European Union.   Travellers will be required to answer questions relating to the reason for their travel to the European Union as well as questions concerning any criminal records they may have. The proposal is …

Murder in Mijas

Police are investigating the murder of a thirty year old British man who was gunned down outside a bar in Mijas on the Costa del Sol.