A BRITISH expat has branded post-Brexit rules 'his worst nightmare' after a birthday present of his favourite treats from the UK was banned from entering the country. Mike Battle, 41, was left stumped when he heard his package of goodies had been held up by customs in Madrid for over TEN days. The gift, sent […]
This lovely, trendy duplex penthouse is on an elevated site offering breathtaking views over the surrounding coast and mountains.
From here you can see the Mediterranean Sea, Golf Valley and La Concha peak of the Sierra Blanca Mountain.
The large terrace on the lounge level is perfect for al-fresco dining while enjoying these spectacular views.
There is also a roof terrace off the [...]
Britain has left the EU and is free to set its own value-added tax (VAT) laws. It has already made the most of this by announcing changes to the VAT on various goods and services, such as water supplies and medical equipment, and by abolishing the controversial 'tampon tax'. As many Britons have found out […]
I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier and emptier. Let us hope that they will still be able to continue supplying us with some of our favourite foods at some stage. Due to COVID, very little is mentioned in the […]
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As we adjust to life post-Brexit there are many things to consider, but if you need to move money abroad there is one particular change that it's essential to be aware of. The free movement of services came to an end at the close of the transition period, with service providers instead having to comply […]
THE UK Government has released a new information campaign for British expats living in Spain. The document details all the latest information regarding travel, healthcare, pensions and more for those Brits who were living in the country before January 1 2021. The document, which can be downloaded below, details what Brits can and cannot do […]
For years now, we have heard the word Brexit mentioned many, many times. Often, when I spoke to people about Brexit and the possible changes that would occur as a consequence, I just usually got a shrug or '?what do you think is going to change '? after all, we are British and Spain needs […]
A BRITISH politician has praised Andalucia for using Vitamin D to fight COVID-19 in its care homes. David Davis lauded Spain’s most populous region in parliament on Wednesday, asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson if he would be following its good example. Specifically, the former Brexit Secretary wanted to know if there were plans to administer […]
BREXIT will make some property purchases more complicated for British people in some parts of the Costa Blanca due to an old law dating back to the dictator, General Franco. The Provincial Association of Promoters(Provia) claims that around 800 home sales in the southern part of the region could be delayed each year due to […]
IN the latest blow for Boris’s Johnson, a study has revealed that just 42% of Brits trust the Prime Minister to lead the country successfully post Brexit. According to data from Piplsay, less than half of Britons have confirmed that they distrust the PM – and 29% believe that leaving the EU has ruined Johnson’s […]
The UK finally said farewell to the European Union on January 1 as the Brexit trade deal kicked in. It’s a moment that genuinely led to moments of personal reflection for me over the futility of it all, but at least some consolation to be living in Spain, which is still under the EU umbrella. […]
FAR from holding hands this new year, we've never been further apart. Thanks to the twin terrors – a departure from Europe and a catastrophic surge in COVID cases – Britain is being forced to hold its loved ones at arm’s length. In 2016 when we voted to cut our ties with the rest of […]
Who knew the length Brits expats would go for their imports? After border guards in the Netherlands confiscated ham sandwiches and food items from UK lorry drivers, it’s no wonder tongue are wagging over how the new Brexit rules might leave a bad taste in all our mouths over the coming months. The fallout from […]
OVER the last few years we’ve all had our fair share of disagreements with family members over Brexit. Should we be in? Rather be out? Wherever you stand, the one thing we can all agree on is this political game of Hokey Pokey has gone on far too long. So when Britain finally left the […]