Nigel Goldman hits the UK press

The Fat Fraudster has hit the UK press! The Daily Mail Birmingham Mail The Independent SWNS.com And probably quite a few more tomorrow morning. I wonder if the UK journalists are going to ask who gave a convicted fraudster a new start, a leg up and a platform to broadcast from when he arrived “penniless” on the Costa del Sol? Nah, we’ll leave that to the CNMV and the Judge.

Lie Detector test requested for Marta’s murderer

The National Police have applied for permission to give Miguel Carcaño a new type of lie detector test in an attempt to find out what he did with the body of teenager Marta del Castillo five years ago. Miguel, a teenage friend of Marta’s, killed her in Seville and dumped her body somewhere. Since there, he has given at least five false locations to the Police which have resulted in searches costing millions of euros, Continue reading Lie Detector test requested for Marta’s murderer

1.053.666 tourists came to Almeria in 2013

This (very precise) figure comes from the stats office, who add that the average length of stay is 4,18 days, the longest in all of Andalucia and the fifth longest in all of Spain. Ignoring that fact that nobody stays for 4,18 days (they don’t teach the art of rounding in Spanish mathematical courses) a distressing number (from the expat viewpoint) of these holidaymakers were Spanish : 842.624 of them were Spanish nationals. That means Continue reading 1.053.666 tourists came to Almeria in 2013

Last CD factory in Spain closes its doors

The music making historic CD / DVD factory in Spain is to close for good in March. Iberofón was a company with a proud history. For 50 years, it belonged to Spains major music promoter, and the youth of Spain rocked to LP’s impressed in this Madrid based factory. Everytime you bought a CD or tape of Julio Iglesias, Raphael or Joaquín Sabina, you knew the disc had been made in Cosleda, Madrid, by Iberofón. Continue reading Last CD factory in Spain closes its doors

Judge to Tax Office: You treat the Royal Family differently!

Well, what a surprise. Nice to hear it being said by someone official, tho’. The Judge who is prosecuting Princess Cristina for tax fraud has reprimanded several Tax Inspectors who in past allowed her to slip fake invoices into her tax return without penalty. “You, and your entire department, appear to be under orders to “look the other way” when it comes to the Royal Family” he blasted at them. José Castro cross-examined these Inspectors Continue reading Judge to Tax Office: You treat the Royal Family differently!