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PENSIONS CHALLENGE MET

Pensions challenge met

THE PENSIONS Regulator (TPR) published its Annual Report and Accounts this week showing how it has met ongoing challenges across the pensions landscape by adapting its regulatory approach. TPR has responded to increased complexity in...

“I couldn’t understand why their financial advisor recommended that fund!”

JUST AS we were expecting to be winding down for a long hot summer, Chorus has experienced an influx of people coming to see us to have their existing investments and pensions reviewed. One such...

How is it possible that I have being overpaying my mortgage?

HOW do I know if I have been overpaying my mortgage? How can I claim my money back? The Supreme Court has acknowledged that in the past there has been an unfair imbalance between lender...

Bankia acquires Banco Mare Nostrum

SPAIN'S STATE-OWNED Bankia agreed on Tuesday to acquire Banco Mare Nostrum (BMN). The acquisition with create Spain’s fourth-biggest lender amid consolidation in Europe's struggling banking sector. The new bank will hold around €223 billion euros worth...

Statistics rank Torrevieja as Spain’s ‘poorest city’

THE INSTITUTO Nacional de Estadística (INE) released figures from its study of Urban Indicators 2017 recently, ranking Torrevieja as Spain’s ‘poorest city’ amongst 126 others. The study shows the average net income across homes in...

Spain’s stock market regulator imposes month-long short-selling ban on Liberbank

THE NATIONAL Securities Market Commission (CNMV), Spain’s stock market regulator imposed a month-long short-selling ban on Liberbank on Monday in an effort to halt the sharp fall in the lender’s share price and what...

A quarter of Brits have a secret stash of cash

NEARLY A quarter of British adults have money tucked away their partner knows absolutely nothing about, according to a new survey. Researchers polled 1,500 people in relationships and revealed the typical man will have as much...

Santander buys Banco Popular for €1

SPAIN'S BIGGEST bank Santander acquired fellow Spanish lender Banco Popular in an overnight auction on Tuesday/ Wednesday for €1 after the European Central Bank warned that Spain's No. 6 bank by assets was on...

Spain’s inflation slows down

SPAIN'S INFLATION slowed to a five-month low in May, flash data from the statistical office INE showed Tuesday. Consumer prices advanced 1.9 percent year-on-year in May, slower than the 2.6 percent increase registered in April....

Santander or Bankia most likely to save Banco Popular

SPAIN'S biggest bank Santander or state-owned lender Bankia are most likely to step in to save troubled Banco Popular, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters, although a deal is still far from guaranteed. Popular...

Check your car insurance policy

I DO not think I can handle another two weeks of watching the television having debate after debate, regarding the election. I am concerned that Theresa May is sounding sometimes, extremely naïve, Jeremy Corbyn and his...

UK state pension changes afoot

THE UK Government has announced that intend to shelve the "Triple Lock" on UK state pension from 2020 and return to the “double lock”. What will that mean for your UK state pension? It means that...

Spanish wills inheritance rights

MY husband and I need to write new wills, but I have heard that his children will get all of my share of the inheritance. How can that be true? In general the Spanish succession...

Spain demands deeper euro zone integration

SPAIN'S CONSERVATIVE government has demanded deeper integration in the euro zone, suggesting in a paper to Brussels that members of the bloc should pool debt management and share a budget to fight crisis financial...

Inflation begins to bite

ON THURSDAY the Bank of England (BOE) rate committee met to discuss interest rates and even though inflation is growing, yet again they have decided to leave the base rate at 0.25%, they feel...

Why project leaders with high status fail more often

PROJECTS LED by high-status managers are more likely to fail than those with a middle-ranking status, according to research by Balazs Szatmariat of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). It was found that leaders...

Faulty new UK £1 coins up for £5,000 on eBay

SHARP-EYED COLLECTORS have spotted slight flaws in some of Britain's new, ultra-secure £1 coins and have been trying to sell them online for up to 5,000 times their face value. Britain is replacing its circular...

Spain’s Banco Popular to sell off assets

THE NEW management of Banco Popular is considering selling its credit card business ‘Wizink’ and U.S. franchise ‘TotalBank’ to boost its capital after the bank lost €137 million in the first three months of...

How do I know that Moneycorp understands my requirements here in Spain?

MONEYCORP IS a UK-based company which fully understands that well-informed staff with local knowledge is important to give a great service to our customers. We have offices not only in the UK but also worldwide...

UK ‘will not pay’ €100 billion EU exit bill

BRITAIN WILL not be paying €100 billion to leave the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported that the EU was preparing to demand that amount. Citing its...

Lost painting fetches 8 million euros at auction

IT MIGHT be time to take a look in the attic, as the painting that’s been passed down through your family over the years, may actually be worth more than you think. That was certainly...

Are you paying too much for your insurance in Spain?

LIFE MOVES so fast in the UK and they are now faced with another General Election. I can well understand Theresa May wanting to inflict this on the country as she has a very...

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NATIONAL POLICE: ‘Terror attack’ stolen vans rumour circulating on social media in Spain is...

SPAIN'S National Police force has confirmed that a rumour of several stolen vans being stolen to be used in a potential terror attack on...

Red flags on the beach mean one thing… DANGER!

AUGUST 15 was a ‘Red Day’ in more than one sense of the word. During the Tuesday national holiday that brought more than the usual number...
Ex Marbella mayor may return

Ex-Marbella mayor may return to power

POLITICAL TURMOIL in Marbella looks set to be resolved by the end of this month. And this could see the return to power of the...
Starlite festival

Marbella´s star studded Starlite festival

MARBELLA’S sixth annual Starlite festival is hotting up, with a series of concerts left to go until the event ends on August 26. Tomorrow night,...
FAST

FAST need first aid… quickly!

FAST – First Aid Support Team – are a group of volunteers from Camposol near to Mazarron.  They respond to medical emergencies on Camposol...
ELCHE DAD TAKES THE BLAME

Dad takes the blame for son in car crash

A FATHER originally took responsibility for a car crash to cover for his son. Following an incident on Calle Bigastro in Elche, a man phoned...
Are we nuts to be nuts about nuts

Are we nuts to be nuts about nuts?

MANY OF us would happily drink a pina colada laced with coconut spirit, or knock back an almond based amaretto liqueur and then later pronounce,...
San Javier Golf Society

San Javier Golf Society

DUE to the extremely hot and humid weather, the latest individual Stableford Qualifier held at La Serena Golf, only included one division.  However, the...
Biker Chase

Bloodied biker in police chase

A BIKER chased by police has crashed on the N-332 in Benissa. The man was left in a serious condition and was taken to hospital...
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Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens

by Margaret Rogerson Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread,...
Diarrhoea

Sickness claim thrown out of UK court

A BRITISH tourist who blamed poor hygiene in a hotel gave her diarrhoea has had her compensation claim thrown out by a judge. Her boasting about...
Valley Voices

The voices of Jalon enjoying a break

MEMBERS of the Valley Voices may well be enjoying their long summer break, but with autumn around the corner all are eagerly looking forward...

RTN Newspaper – Costa del Sol Edition Issue #016

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