With Boris Johnson as PM what does that mean for Brits in Spain?

Simon Manley, the British Ambassador in Spain, has sent a message to British nationals living in Spain to update them on what impact the recent political changes in Britain could have on them.

Firstly he laid out the position that new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has towards Brexit, based on his first addess to parliament on Thursday.

"The PM was absolutely clear that the UK will leave the EU on October 31st," said Simon Manley, who is coming to the end of his te...

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Europe's heat record could be broken in Spain and Portugal

As Europe bakes in another heatwave, forecasters say the all-time temperature record could be broken in the coming days.

The current European record is 48C (118.4F) set in Athens in July 1977.Temperatures are rising in Spain and Portugal, aided by a surge of hot air sweeping in from Africa.

BBC Weather says the current forecast for southwestern Spain and southern and southeastern Portugal is 47C (116.6F) on both Friday and Saturday.

Portugal's national record is 47.4C (117.3...

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Spanish housing market consolidates expansion in 2017

Spanish home sales inscribed in the Land Registry were up by 16% last year, the fourth and biggest consecutive year of growth, according to the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), based on data from the Land Registry.

There were 418,915 Spanish home sales inscribed in the Land Register in 2017 (464,423 if you include homes subsidised by the Government, known as VPO). Sales in 2017 were 16% higher than the previous year, and above the 400,000 ...

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Property sales and prices in Spain forecast to continue growth in 2018

Property sales and prices in Spain are forecast to rise in 2018 as long as there are no sudden economic surprises or changes to the mortgage market.

Anticipa, one of Spain’s biggest real estate providers, expects sales to rise 9.3% next year to 526,000 units, up from 481,000 this year and 21% more than in 2016.

It is also forecasting that prices will have risen by 6.9% by the end of 2017 and looking ahead to 2018 are set to rise by slightly less at 6.1%.  Even with this...

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Beat the January blues with new flights between UK and Spain and big discounts

A ROMANIAN airline, Blue Air, has announced a brand-new route from the UK to Spain starting on June 5, 2018.To beat the January blues tickets for the new service between Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport and Malaga’s Costa del Sol airport have already gone on sale with discounts of up to 15%. 

Blue Air will be running two weekly flights, on a Tuesday and Thursday with fares starting at just £31.70.The new route to Malaga follows on from the success of Blue Air’s recent announcem...

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