Publication: Expatica Spain

First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about being an expat

Dare to risk it all for living abroad? Maria Foley contemplates the top 10 things about being an expat abroad. Reflecting on my blessings naturally gets me thinking about how grateful I am for all the good that came of living abroad. Keeping with the ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign pilgrims flock to Spain's Santiago trail

Despite her sore feet, Federica Simonetto smiles for a photo by the last signpost on the Way of Saint James -- one of a new wave of young pilgrims bringing fresh life to the Medieval trail.After eight days hiking with a friend, the Italian nurse has reached ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish police bust bullring pot farm, detain three Britons

Spanish police arrested seven people, including three Britons, after raiding a giant marijuana farm built into a bullring, the interior ministry said Tuesday.Officers swooped on the bullring on a farm in the town of Almogia near the tourist resort of ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish police break up Ibiza luxury watch theft ring

Spanish police said Tuesday they have broken up a gang run by Italy's Camorra crime group that stole luxury watches on Spain's holiday island of Ibiza.Police arrested two leaders of the Camorra, a mafia network based in the Naples area, as well as three ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Luxury, Camorra, Police
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Merkel walks part of pilgrimage route in Spain

German Chancellor Angela Merkel walked along the pilgrimage road to Santiago de Compostela on Sunday under bright sun in a highly symbolic show of unity with Spain and its arduous path to economic recovery.Merkel, 60, joined Spanish Prime Minister Mariano ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Drought, blight threaten to press up olive oil price

Shoppers risk paying more for their olive oil this year as a drought in Spain and a blight in Italy wither trees in the two top producers, driving up prices.Months of dry weather have struck Andalusia in the south of Spain, the world's biggest producer ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 24 2014]
Entities: Olive Oil, Drought, Spain
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Spain's Canary Islands fume over oil exploration

Spain's government sparked an outcry Thursday by giving oil group Repsol the all-clear to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the tourism-dependent Canary Islands.The industry ministry gave Repsol a three-year licence to drill in three sites some ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Barcelona weeds out 49 cannabis clubs

Authorities ordered the closure of 49 cannabis clubs in Barcelona on Wednesday, the latest move to curb a practice that has given the city a reputation as a smoker's paradise.Barcelona City Hall ordered the closures after an inspection of 145 cannabis ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Cannabis, Barcelona, Spain, Drugs
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Catalan boss moves to quash doubt on independence vote

Catalonia's political chief Artur Mas on Wednesday renewed his vow to call a vote on independence from Spain in November after his own deputy raised the possibility of a delay.Mas has repeatedly promised to hold the referendum for the economically powerful ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad. There are many excellent articles discussing the technical aspects of QROPS. A Qualifying Recognised ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

MoneySaverSpain: Tips for cheaper train travel in Spain

Spain's train transport is high-quality but can be pricey. Maxine Raynor provides a guide on how to get cheaper tickets when travelling by train in Spain. If you plan on travelling in Spain via train, prices for AVE high-speed trains were reduced in 2013 ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

EU urges Gibraltar, Spain to probe cigarette smuggling

The EU's anti-fraud office on Monday urged Gibraltar and Spain to launch legal action after it found signs that organised crime was behind a rise in cigarette smuggling in southern Spain.The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) made the recommendation after ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 11 2014]

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"I take one or two photos each day and as soon as I find a wifi spot I post them on all the social networks." said Simonetto, 38
"Once they selected their target and had verified which type of watch they owned and if it could be sold in Italy, the stalking phase began" the police statement said
"The bullring had been covered with material which transformed the arena in two large greenhouses" it said
"Prices will rise by 30 to 40 percent because there will be fewer olives and therefore less oil produced" said one olive farmer in Puglia, Raffaele Piano

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Foreign pilgrims flock to Spain's Santiago trail [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 27 2014]
Spanish police break up Ibiza luxury watch thef... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 26 2014]
Spanish police bust bullring pot farm, detain t... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 26 2014]
I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about b... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 26 2014]
Merkel walks part of pilgrimage route in Spain [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 24 2014]
Drought, blight threaten to press up olive oil ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 24 2014]
Spain's Canary Islands fume over oil exploration [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 14 2014]
Barcelona weeds out 49 cannabis clubs [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 14 2014]
Catalan boss moves to quash doubt on independen... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 13 2014]
Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 13 2014]
MoneySaverSpain: Tips for cheaper train travel ... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 12 2014]
Spain rescues 267 migrants from small boats [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 11 2014]
EU urges Gibraltar, Spain to probe cigarette sm... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 11 2014]
Spain reveals big cocaine haul on Navy training... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 06 2014]
Catalan leader 'determined' to hold independenc... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 05 2014]
Spanish police detain Chinese fraud fugitive [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 05 2014]
Bilingual Family: Using language as a tool [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 05 2014]
Spain's largest hotel chain joins shark fin ban [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 04 2014]
Breath of fresh air for Rome's Spanish Steps, c... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 04 2014]
Spain builder FCC reports boost from Peru, Saud... [Published Expatica Spain - Aug 01 2014]
Telefonica reports higher profit, exchange rate... [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 31 2014]
Santander reports quarterly profits jump, risky... [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 31 2014]
Catalan leader vows to press head with independ... [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 30 2014]
New opposition leader calls for federal Spain [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 28 2014]
Veteran Catalan leader reveals family kept mone... [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 25 2014]
An introduction to Spanish basic ingredients [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 24 2014]
Spaniards protest against Gaza conflict at Isra... [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 24 2014]
Spanish energy groups report quarterly profits ... [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 24 2014]
Canada's Talisman Energy 'approached' by Repsol [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 23 2014]
Renewable subsidy cuts hit Iberdrola 1H profits [Published Expatica Spain - Jul 23 2014]
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