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Spain News

Spain news in English. A selection of news articles from across Spain, upcoming items of interest and articles of a time sensitive nature.

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 British Embassy Press Releases

Simple steps can help expatriates to help themselves, says Giles Paxman

Simple steps can help expatriates to help themselves, says Giles Paxman

Consulates are focusing on most serious and demanding assistance cases Taking a few simple steps can help British expatriates to prepare for the difficulties of living in Spain or avoid them altogether, says Ambassador Giles Paxman says in a new TV interview.

 Elle Draper

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Opens New Office in Cádiz

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Opens New Office in Cádiz

In a press conference today, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Spain announced the opening of a new office in Cádiz.

 Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers launches appeal for the final ten Operation Captura fugitives wanted in Spain

Crimestoppers launches appeal for the final ten Operation Captura fugitives wanted in Spain

Press Release:  Crimestoppers launches appeal for the final ten Operation Captura fugitives wanted in Spain

 Border Force

Man Jailed for Southampton Airport Smuggling Attempt

Man Jailed for Southampton Airport Smuggling Attempt

A 44-year-old man has been jailed for 12 months after being found guilty of attempting to smuggle approximately five kilos of cannabis into the UK.

 British Embassy Press Releases

Embassy Release: Consulates in Spain Assist More Than 4,600 Britons Last Year

Embassy Release: Consulates in Spain Assist More Than 4,600 Britons Last Year

Consular staff in Spain assisted a total of 4,658 British citizens in need last year, according to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO’s) annual British Behaviour Abroad Report 2013.

 British Embassy Press Releases

British Embassy appoints new Consul for Canary Islands and Andalucia

British Embassy appoints new Consul for Canary Islands and Andalucia

The British Embassy today (24 June) announced that Charmaine Arbouin has been appointed as British Consul for the Consulates covering the Canary Islands and Andalucia.

 British Embassy Press Releases

New Consul Needed for Southern Spain

New Consul Needed for Southern Spain

Steve Jones, British Consul for the Canary Islands and Malaga, has been appointed Global Contact Centre Manager for the Foreign Office Search for new Consul for southern Spain begins – handover expected in May

 Elle Draper

Spanish government to tackle price of petrol

Spanish government to tackle price of petrol

The government Industry Minister wants to reduce petrol prices. It was back in September that the Industry Minister Jose Manuel Soria met the large oil companies that dominate the oil industry in Spain; Repsol, Cepsa and B.P.  His purpose was to express his concerns at the commercial profit margins made by these companies in comparison […]