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Pound boosted by upbeat, UK-growth forecast 

STAYING on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next couple of weeks. Latest currency news Over the last two weeks, the GBP/EUR exchange rate has recovered from an eight-year low of 1.0745 euros, to return […]

Corruption is such a major problem, say youth of Spain

CLIMATE change is the main issue concerning the world’s millennials – those born between 1982 and 2004 – according to the annual Global Shapers Survey, released by the World Economic Forum. Half of all young people surveyed said it was a pressing problem for the world, ahead of wars and conflicts. It was chosen by […]

EU driving licences the validity in Spain

By Mariano E. Zunino Siri TO determine whether a driving licence, issued by one of the EU countries (and Lichtenstein, Norway and Iceland), is valid in Spain, we must consider the Drivers’ General Regulation (Reglamento General de Conductores). It says: Driving licences issued in any EU country are valid in Spain, under the conditions they […]

Many thanks!

Accion del Sol news WE would like to say a very big thank-you to The Royal Tenerife Country Club and Tenerife Properties for their generous donations of towels, sheets, cushions, sofas and furniture, all of which are extremely useful at the refuge. We really appreciate all the help we receive from our supporters, expecially with […]

R.I.P. Carmen – 5/9/17

It is with the deepest regret that we announce the recent and very sudden passing of Carmen Penny. A beautiful service to celebrate her life was held on Saturday in the chapel at Arona Cemetery. David and the family would like to thank the many dear friends who attended, and who have paid tribute to […]

Cat’s whiskers

Cats Welfare news HAVE you ever wondered what a cat’s whiskers actually do besides tickling our faces at night? They are so valuable that, if they’re cut off,  a cat’s ability to hunt and navigate can be affected. They’re so sensitive that they help cats to detect changes in the air current, which helps them […]

Meet handsome Campbell

K9 animal news WE have many dogs, in all shapes and sizes, waiting patiently for their loving, safe-and-secure, forever homes. You can see them all, their stories and pictures, on our website at Go to “K9 dogs/Dogs waiting for homes”. Why not visit us at K9 Refuge on Calle Chimbesque between Las Chafiras and […]

Dog of the week – Pikachu

Live Arico news PIKACHU is just the sweetest young pup. He is only six kilos, so will suit your small home or apartment, and he is less than a year old. Can you give him a home, and your love? Please call Sue on 629 388102 for more information, and to arrange a meeting or […]

Drinkers’ terrorist scare is unfounded

PEOPLE enjoying a drink outside a Spanish nightspot feared they had been targeted by terrorists when a car careered off the road and ploughed into them. The incident, which happened in the southern city of Huelva, followed last month’s tragedy, when 13 people were killed as a van rammed into crowds in Barcelona. A terrorist […]

Facebook stung by Spanish regulator 

SOCIAL network Facebook has been fined 1.2m euros by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) for breaking laws concerning the use of its users’ personal data. The agency said the global social network had been compiling, storing and helping itself to user information for advertising purposes, without prior authorisation. Facebook, which says it “respectfully disagrees” […]

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