As from next year, all lottery wins over 2,500€ in Spain will have a 20% tax applied. The government expects to gain around 824 million euros next year in additional tax from this measure. So, if you win the Euromillions… claim the prize in the UK.
Los Gallardos is to get a new indoor sports hall and theatre, after the plans were handed over yesterday by the técnicos of the Diputación. The plans were handed over by Ken Livingstone* at a ceremony in the village last night. The new Edificio Polivalente will cost 480,000€ and be a 570 m2 multiuse building, suitable both for indoor sporting events and also as a local theatre, with seating for 216 people. Here’s a photo Continue reading Ken Livingstone grants Los Gallardos a new sports hall and theatre
Forget all this Algarrobico nonsense, the riots in Madrid, the economic slump and the imminent break up of Spain…. this is what I want to see more of in the news! A US man who lost four fingers in an accident on a lake and joked that they were “fish food” has found that is exactly what happened to one of them… The little finger turned up three months later inside a trout. Two anglers Continue reading Lost fingers found inside a trout
The local courts said it was illegal. The regional courts said it was illegal. The National court said it was illegal. And now the Supreme Court of Spain has confirmed that it is illegal. But the townhall of Carboneras has insisted that the huge hotel built on the beach in Carboneras is legal and must be opened soonest. Quite how much the promotors of the hotel are paying the mayor is, of course, unknown (it Continue reading Supreme Court confirms Algarrobico hotel is illegal but Carboneras fights on