Month: July 2021

What to do if you come into contact COVID-19 while on holiday – and how to apply to isolate at home

THE rule is clear: everyone who has been in close contact with a positive coronavirus case must undergo a 10-day quarantine.  That includes anyone who has been with an infected person for more than 15 minutes, less than two meters away and without a mask.  But what if this happens during your holidays? Can you go …

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Shocking job offer in Spain goes viral for ‘disgusting’ demands on potential employee

THE internet is desperate to find out the identity of the business owner offering ’shocking’ working conditions with a recent viral job ad. It’s not strange that young people in Spain might be looking for some work over the summer – a lot of people are desperate to make some money after the pandemic hit …

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Woman teacher sentenced to 17-weeks in prison for sexual activity with two students in Gibraltar

A GIBRALTAR teacher, Claire Treacy, has been found guilty of engaging in sexual relations with two students and sentenced to 17-weeks in prison. The 26-year-old of Midtown, Queensway, appeared before the court on May 4, to answer to five counts of sexual activity with two teenagers (then 16 and 17), between 2018 and 2020. Two …

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Ministry of Health in Spain allow pregnant women to get vaccinated without an appointment

THE Minister of Health and Consumption, Patricia Gómez, announced on Friday that pregnant women can now be vaccinated without having to make an appointment. Speaking at a press conference with the general director of Health Assistance, Eugènia Carandell said the move was part of a bid to encourage more pregnant women to get both jabs.  …

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We connect you to the sun: Smart Photovoltaic Systems – an investment in Spain with immediate return

THE company Smart Photovoltaic Systems SL stands for high-quality photovoltaic systems made in Germany. The owner and founder of the company is Frank Weiss, who speaks fluent English, Spanish and German. He has been in the solar business since 2007. It all started in Mexico with the installation of the first grid-connected photovoltaic system in …

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A slice of luxury: This Mallorca villa is on the market for €2.5 million

DAYDREAMING of a luxury life? Idealista’s top villa this week happens to be on the charming Island of Mallorca.  Set in the gem that is Puerto Portals, the apartment is 219m2, has its own private garden and pool, and offers stunning views of the sea. Outside boasts a large private swimming pool (Credit: Idealista) Inside, …

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Home alone cat in Spain’s Lugo wakes neighbourhood by blasting out music in the middle of the night

POLICE attending a noise complaint in Spain’s Lugo last weekend were startled to find a ‘home alone’ cat responsible for the midnight rave. According to official reports, the event took place last Sunday, July 25, when, during the early hours of the morning, disgruntled residents of a building in the Ronda das Fontiñas complained of …

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A Japanese feast: ROKA opens in Mallorca for two months only

THE world famous Japanese restaurant, ROKA, has opened its doors in Mallorca for a temporary summer pop-up on the Island.  Based inside the luxury five star hotel Cap Vermell in Canyamel, Capdepera, the award-winning restaurant is open everyday until September 12. Outside seating at ROKA, Mallorca (Credit: ROKA Facebook) With multiple locations across London and …

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