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Swapping clothes helps to keep things greener

THIS Sunday (26th January), fashion writer and internationally renowned stylist, Lupe Castro (@mscastrorides), together with event organiser and owner of Slow and Co, Kim De Coster, will be hosting the most stylish event of the season, with “Out With the Old, In With the Green” – a New Year’s clothes swap, at Hotel Suite Villa […]

Five things expatriates need to know about UK inheritance tax

INHERITANCE-TAX revenue continues to soar for the UK Treasury, reaching a record high of £5.4 billion in 2018/19. Make sure you understand your position, and how you can minimise exposure for your heirs. You could still be UK-domiciled Even after years of living abroad, you could still be considered UK-domiciled, bringing your worldwide estate into […]

Microchipping is vital

Accion del Sol news WE would, again, like to remind you all that it is so important to ensure that your dog has been microchipped, with the correct, updated telephone number, so we can reunite you, should it get lost. It saves a lot of time, and your dog a lot of stress. With more […]

What a lucky boy!

KittyCatz news KITTYCATZ are affiliated to the charities Sangha San Miguel Educational Farm and MADAT (Manos Amigas de los Animales de Tenerife). They, as well as us, benefit from the money raised from our Name the Teddy games, which we started in November. Our first game was hosted by Jayne Fearnall at Java Bar, and […]

Patient Mickey has a new home!

Live Paws news WE have some great news! Mickey has been adopted after five, long years. There is a lid for every pot – eventually! Mickey is a stunning-looking animal, and he loves all people. But he’s so big and powerful, and is a breed that suffers massive prejudice. His kennel was the first one […]

Deadly virus kills 17, and may have spread to the UK

THE number of deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak has nearly doubled, to 17 people in just 24 hours, and Wuhan city, where the disease is thought to have started, is shutting down outbound flights and trains. The state-owned People’s Daily newspaper said in a tweet that no one would be allowed to leave the city […]

Drug-trafficking scandal as police reveal ‘suspects’

A POPULAR Finnish expat has been charged, along with 53 other people, and a pop star, in Finland’s biggest-ever drug-trafficking case. Niko Ranta-aho, who was part of the Marbella elite, once owned the popular Teatro in Puerto Banus, a restaurant-cum-performance venue which welcomed such stars as Tyga and Ja Rule. With a property-development company, and a […]

Tiny tot is dumped on street, in a plastic bag

  THE mother of a baby girl, who was abandoned last Friday on an Orihuela street, is wanted urgently by Alicante’s National Police. The tiny tot, thought to be a newborn, or just a few days old, was left in a plastic bag. She was discovered by two pedestrians, who had heard her crying before […]

Knife-gang robbers terrified old ladies

FIVE thieves, aged 18-28, have been arrested by the National Police after breaking into the home of two elderly women, one in her eighties. They stole a top-end mobile phone, along with cash adding up to 100 euros. A call was made to the police following the incident, just days ago. And yesterday (Thursday), officers […]

Boozy Balearics now facing the unhappy hours

DRUNKEN holidays in the Balearics will soon become a thing of the past, because the regional government has outlawed all tourism and commercial activities encouraging excess drinking. Cheap accommodation, flights and packages mean the islands’ coasts are popular with groups of young friends. They are often on one of their first holidays away from home, […]

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