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CaixaBank will allow non-residents in Spain to open an account and digitally request a mortgage

The measure facilitates the procedures for potential home buyers CaixaBank has presented two digital solutions to non-residents in Spain, which will allow both opening an account, as well as requesting a mortgage. This will make them the first bank to do so! The new platform for registering with the entity, the so-called ‘digital onboarding’, will […]

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Two women arrested in online loan fraud scam in Spain

OFFICERS of the National Police have arrested two Spanish women in Murcia, for alleged crimes of fraud and forgery. The suspects, 30 and 35-years-old, offered people loans online, ranging from €300 to €60,000, and asked for advance payments for processing purposes. The initial payments requested were in the region of €75 and €2,000, and the […]

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Costa Blanca sex offender arrested on Costa del Sol

GUARDIA CIVIL officers from Alicante have arrested a man in Malaga in connection with sexual offences on a 13-year-old girl in Torrevieja at the end of June. The Argentine national aged 44, originally made contact with the girl via a social network and where he managed to gain her trust over a period of time. […]

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Orenes Grupo going all-in on Spain casino strategy

THE Department of Urbanism and Environment has granted approval to Spanish operator Orenes Grupo to begin the construction of a new home for its Murcia casino license. With an investment of approximately €18m, Orenes Grupo is looking to begin its construction phase of the new building that will cover 11.600 square metres of its three […]

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Prison for internet fraudsters

FIVE PEOPLE have been arrested in Seville for scamming holiday-makers online. The group allegedly conned their victims out of around €7,000 by promising holiday rentals in properties in Malaga, Cadiz and Huelva.  The accused are said to have used an internet shopping site to get in contact with holiday-makers before charging them €200 for a […]

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This week in France – No praying in Paris

No praying in Paris FRANCE will stop Muslims from praying in Paris’ multi-ethnic Clichy-la-Garenne, following skirmishes between worshippers and authorities.Tensions have grown in recent weeks, with residents protesting street-prayers.”They will not have prayers on the street, we will prevent street praying,” Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told Questions Politics. Even more expensive THE PRICE of foie […]

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24,000 consumers used new European disputes platform in first year

WHILE THERE are strong rules in place in the EU to protect consumers, in practice consumers sometimes encounter problems getting redress when their rights are violated, particularly cross border. When consumers have made their purchase online, they should also be able to solve such problems online. Be it a seller refusing to repair a defective […]

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Passport renewal: You can now apply for UK passport in JUST 10 minutes online

A NEW online passport renewal service has been launched by the government which is said to take an average of ten minutes to complete. HM Passport Office piloted the new process last year with 240,000 people. Applicants can choose to upload a ‘suitable’ digital photo from a smartphone or tablet. Once ready for processing, it […]