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13:21

National

UK Embassy eases concerns over residency appointments

SUR IN ENGLISH

...provinces in Phases Two or Three of lockdown easing are starting to make appointments available and advised people to keep checking the online appointment link. UK Ambassador Hugh Elliott said, "If you don't yet have your green residency certificate there

13:06

LifeStyle

Daniel García Peinado, Spain's ambassador for extra virgin olive oil

JAVIER ALMELLONES

The extra virgin olive oil (AOVE to using its Spanish initials) produced in Spain now has a gastronomic ambassador from Malaga, the chef Daniel García Peinado. Nicknamed since 2015 as the 'AOVE chef' for his specialisation in this healthy oil that

12:43

National

British Ambassador to Spain stresses that the key requirement is to stay at home

sUR IN ENGLISH

British Ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott has released a video message informing citizens of the "big implications" of the drastic measures brought in on Saturday by the Spanish government due to the coronavirus crisis. The message comes after the ... British government advised against all but essential travel to Spain and recommended that all tourists return home. More information Travel advice from the British governmentGet updated information here The ambassador reminds residents and ... work - if working at home is not possible - and to carry out caring duties. British tourists have been advised to go back to the UK.SALVADOR SALAS "It's really important that we all comply with this," said the ambassador, reminding British

15:23

National

Ambassador's search ends with a sad discovery

PATRICIA CARRO

British ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott could not have predicted the outcome of his search for a woman who helped him 35 years ago in Burgos. Last week, coinciding with his visit to northern Spain, the ambassador posted a video on social media ... explaining how he wanted to find a woman from Burgos, Lourdes Arnaiz, who took him into her home 35 years ago when he had nowhere to stay en route to Santiago de Compostela. Now, as British ambassador in her country, he wanted to thank her again for her ... kindness. His appeal was successful; Hugh found news of Lourdes but was unable to deliver his thanks. She had died when she was just 35 years old, after suffering from multiple sclerosis. The ambassador posted a second video last Saturday explaining his

11:27

National

Ambassador reassures holidaymakers hotels will be paid

SUR in English

British Ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott has moved to reassure Thomas Cook customers currently in Spain that they should not incur any additional fees from their hotels. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Elliott explained that the UK's Civil

11:57

Local

UK Embassy reassures Britons on Brexit paperwork requirements

SUR IN ENGLISH

...on the Embassy's Brits in Spain Facebook page, UK Ambassador Hugh Elliott said, "It is so important to ensure that you, your family, your friends and indeed your neighbours are all correctly registered as resident here," adding links to a video ... explaining the need to have the "residencia" green card (or green piece of paper that some have) and how to apply. Green card not TIE for now The Ambassador also sought to clear up confusion among many Britons on the option to swap the green documents to ... Consul for Andalucía, echoed the Ambassador's message. "The Spanish government has been clear that the green residency d ocument UK nationals currently hold will continue to be valid throughout the implementation period, and even if you do not already

13:16

National

New UK ambassador officially meets the King

SUR

The new British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, officially presented his credentials to King Felipe VI at a formal audience in Madrid on Thursday. The two men wore ceremonial dress for the occasion. It came in a key week for the Brexit

12:04

Local

UK Ambassador meets head of the Junta de Andalucía

JOSÉ LUIS PIEDRA

The new British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, was in Seville on Wednesday to meet with the president of the Andalusian regional government, Juanma Moreno. The two men spoke about the likely effect of Brexit on the economy in Andalucía and the ... strong. Britain is the region's fourth most important international export market and the UK is the largest direct investor in Andalucía, as well as the biggest single market for tourists. The UK Ambassador stated that if there is a negotiated agreement

12:26

Local

UK ambassador hears about provincial drive to get foreigners to join the padrón

ANTONIO M. ROMERO

...new British Ambassador, Hugh Elliott, and the Malaga-based British Consul for Andalucía, Charmaine Arbouin on Thursday. Tourism and trade As well as the effects of Brexit on UK residents, the meeting also addressed both the possible impact on the ... the UK. Hugh Elliott thanked the Diputación for the campaign, saying it was important for people "to have their paperwork in order" ahead of Brexit. The ambassador also added that he expected tourism from Britain to be largely unaffected after Brexit

14:44

National

New UK Ambassador meets with pro-EU groups

SUR

The new British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, met last week with members of three pro-EU groups of UK nationals in Spain: Bremain in Spain, Brexpats Hear our Voice and EuroCitizens. They discussed the issues affecting British residents in Spain ... British Ambassador to Spain. We have had frank conversations and I have learned a lot about what matters to our citizens living here, and how people feel. I and my team will continue to work hard to address any outstanding issues." Sue Wilson, Chair of ... Bremain in Spain said: "It was a pleasure to meet the Ambassador and his staff, and to discuss ongoing collaboration in the best interests of our members." UK nationals living in Spain were urged by the ambassador to ensure they are correctly registered

12:26

Local

Hugh Elliott: "If you are British and living in Spain, make sure you are registered as resident"

Ash Bolton

Britain's new ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott spoke to expats in Manilva on Wednesday evening about Brexit worries. A panel of experts was also on hand to discuss issues affecting Britons, such as pensions, residency and healthcare. BREXIT ... Some 60 people attended the seminar that was organised by Manilva council. The ambassador's visit was part of a whistle-stop tour of the Costa del Sol, after travelling down from Madrid that morning. UK ambassador hears about provincial drive to get ... more than 15 years still can't vote in the United Kingdom. Helen Woodrow, 68, from England, who has lived in Manilva for 15 years, made a plea to the ambassador to talk to MPs in the UK about abolishing the 15-year voting rule. Addressing fellow

15:43

National

"I appreciate people are anxious but my message would be one of reassurance"

Rachel Haynes

Hugh Elliott may have only presented his credentials as ambassador to King Felipe in September, but he is no stranger to Spain. He met his Spanish wife while he was an English teacher in Salamanca and both his children were born in Madrid when the ... "There's a lot of goodwill to make sure that any disruption is kept to an absolute minimum"Paperwork: "If people haven't registered, I would encourage them to keep evidence they were living in Spain on 31 October"How are you settling in as ambassador ... ? I'm settling in well, although there's a lot that's new and different from when I was here in the 1990s. But we've had a very warm welcome here. When you were appointed ambassador Theresa May was still prime minister and it was assumed that Brexit

11:13

LifeStyle

Birthday celebrations and a warm welcome

SUR IN ENGLISH

Marcos, president of Fundación CLC World, thanked everyone present, particularly the volunteers. British Embassy Ambassador's reception The new British ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, welcomed guests to his Madrid residence on Wednesday for his

11:49

Local

New UK Ambassador to Spain gets behind his office desk in Madrid

CHARLOTTE WAY

Hugh Elliott made his first address as British Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on Wednesday, having succeeded Simon Manley this month. Markedly topical, Brexit was a repeated theme throughout the speech over social media; Elliott acknowledged the ... nations, the British Ambassador cited the "extraordinary" wealth of cultural, commercial and personal links. Elliott's first address adopted a notably personal touch, as the ambassador explained how Spain was his first destination as a young diplomat in

21:40

National

New UK Ambassador to Spain gets behind his office desk in Madrid

charlotte way

Hugh Elliott made his first address as British Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on Wednesday, having succeeded Simon Manley this month. Markedly topical, Brexit was a repeated theme throughout the speech over social media; Elliott acknowledged the ... nations, the British Ambassador cited the “extraordinary” wealth of cultural, commercial and personal links. Elliott’s first address adopted a notably personal touch, as the ambassador explained how Spain was his first destination as a young diplomat in

19:36

Local

German ambassador remembers lost sailors during visit to Malaga

SUR

During a visit to Malaga last weekend the German ambassador to Spain, Wolfgang Dold, laid a wreath at the English cemetery as a tribute to the victims of the shipwrecked vessel, the Gneisenau. The ship sank off the coast of Malaga in 1900 and ... numerous sailors were killed while others were rescued and taken in by local people. With the visit coinciding with the European elections, the ambassador spoke of the solidarity between Spain and Germany and the importance of close European

19:01

LifeStyle

Irish ambassador shows support for upcoming Darkness Into Light walk

SUR IN ENGLISH

The Darkness Into Light charity association welcomed Ireland's ambassador to Spain, Sile Maguire, from Madrid this week to support their cause ahead of the group's annual walk on Saturday, 11 May. The Darkness Into Light walk in support of a

17:15

National

British ambassador to participate in Facebook Live Q&A session

sur in english

British Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley will on Tuesday be participating in a live Q&A session targeted at British nationals seeking clarification with regards to their futures. Manley, who published a video on Friday to provide an update on the

13:01

Local

UAE delivers 18 tonnes of medical supplies to Marbella

Héctor Barbotta

Marbella's mayor Ángeles Muñoz explained that the donation was organised through the UAE embassy in Madrid. "When the pandemic began we held a meeting with the ambassador and representatives in Marbella," said Muñoz. "They asked us what we needed," she said

10:53

Local

British ambassador accepts Medal of Honour from Torremolinos town hall

Tony Bryant

Torremolinos town hall has presented the town's Medalla de Honor to the British community. The town's highest distinction was accepted by Simon Manley, the British Ambassador to Spain, during a special presentation held in Torremolinos on Wednesday. ... tourism in Torremolinos during the 1930s" The ambassador expressed his gratitude by saying, "It is an honour to collect the award on behalf of the British community, because it recognises their long love affair with this magnificent town."

15:07

Local

Ambassador to speak to British residents at Manilva meeting

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Manilva Foreign Residents Department is hosting the town's fourth Brexit seminar on Wednesday 6 February. Keynote speaker will be the British ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, who will update residents on the latest developments with regard to ... Britain's exit from the EU. The ambassador will be introduced by Manilva councillor Dean Tyler Shelton while other speakers include the mayors of Manilva and Casares, Derek Langley of the British Chamber of Commerce Andalucía, Alex Radford of My Lawyer in

17:05

Local

Las Lagunas school designated an ambassador for the EU

Ivan Gelibter

Office to be an Ambassador School for the European Union. This project has been ongoing in all of the other member states for a couple of years but this is the first time it was opened up to schools in Spain outside the region of Madrid. IES

10:53

National

Simon Manley says adiós to Spain

PEDRO LUIS GÓMEZ

Simon Manley, who has been the British ambassador to Spain since 2013, put on a farewell reception at his Madrid residence on Thursday last week to mark the end of his term at the helm of the British diplomatic service in Spain. Few ambassadors ... ambassador, who has a good personal relationship with the city's mayor, Francisco de la Torre. His visits to this area have been frequent, always looking for common interests and ways of bringing the British and Spanish communities together. "Spain will ... brief summary of his time as ambassador, using figures to compare the two countries' relationship between 2013 and today. In all fields these have increased significantly, especially in terms of financial transactions and tourist flow. "I hope you

12:06

LifeStyle

Blevins Franks picks up award from ambassador

sur in english

Blevins Franks was among several organisations that received an award from the British Ambassador Simon Manley in Madrid on the occasion of the royal wedding. Partner Steve Langford, who is based in the Nerja area, collected the award for ... services to the community on behalf of Blevins Franks at the garden party held at the ambassador's residence.

11:23

LifeStyle

The musical ambassador of Barbados

Tony Bryant

...musicians are nurtured by the government and this is so important, because so many kids with potential often miss out,” he says passionately. Known as 'The Musical Ambassador of Barbados', he came to live on the Costa del Sol in 2015, settling down to

13:23

Opinion

Open letter from the ambassador to British nationals living in Spain

SIMON MANLEY

I wanted to update you on the recent developments on our exit from the EU. As many of you are no doubt aware, on Sunday 25 November, there was a special European Council on Brexit. EU leaders agreed the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration

10:54

Local

Experts from UK and Spain call for positive approach to Brexit at top-level forum in Malaga

Rachel Haynes

...both the UK and Spain. A “positive approach” is what is needed to face up to the “challenge” posed by Brexit, said the British ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, who stressed that the relationship between the two countries was too strong to be damaged ... Manley did not agree on, however, was the Spanish government’s opinion that Brexit was not a good thing for anyone, not for British citizens or for the rest of the EU. The ambassador preferred to talk of the new scenario being a new opportunity for strong

13:22

National

British ambassador calms fears of a 'no-deal Brexit' in open letter

Daryl Finch

British ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, issued an open letter to British citizens on Friday to allay fears of a 'no-deal Brexit'. This came after the UK government published a series of technical notices on a range of areas including rights for

19:59

National

Embassy produces short videos to help British residents in Spain prepare for Brexit

SUR in English

ambassador Simon Manley sent out an open letter to British citizens resident in Spain. He explained how, following the delay granted by the European Council on Thursday night, the date of the UK's exit from the EU could be 22 May or 12 April. The former ... not passed, the date set by the European Council for the Withdrawal is 12 April, explained the ambassador. The Council did leave the door open, however, for the UK to ask for a longer extension, but this would mean holding EU elections in May, an ... eventuality that the ambassador did not contemplate in his letter. "I understand that all this is unsettling for many of you. You want to know on what terms and when the UK is going to leave the EU," said Manley. "As the situations develops, I and our

13:34

Local

British Ambassador to be honoured at annual provincial awards

A.M. ROMERO

The British ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, is to be given an award by the Malaga Diputación provincial authority in recognition of his work in strengthening relations between the United Kingdom, Malaga and the Costa del Sol. President of the

20:23

Local

British ambassador to talk Brexit in Mijas Costa

SUR

The UK's ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley will be on the Costa del Sol on 22 March to meet with local British residents and talk about the current status of the Brexit negotiations. The event is being organised by the Brexpats in Spain group and ... will be held at the Avanto Restaurant near La Cala de Mijas. As well as news from the ambassador there will be experts on hand to talk about issues such as residency, healthcare, pensions, and inheritance. To book a place email info@brexpats.es

13:37

National

New US ambassador's first big speech emphasises military ties

SUR

The new American ambassador to Spain, Richard Duke Buchan III, has used his first public speech since taking over the vacant post to highlight the partnership and friendship between the two countries. In particular he drew attention to the

17:49

Local

Provincial pride knows no borders

Antonio M. Romero

...with the gold medal of the province. There was also a special award for the UK's Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, after the proposal was approved by the provincial government with votes in favour from the PP, Ciudadanos and the PSOE. The IU and ... Malaga Ahora parties abstained. On receiving the award the ambassador highlighted the links between Malaga and the UK. “This province is in the hearts of the British,” he said, adding that Brexit would not stop Britons visiting and investing in the ... in the year it celebrates its centenary it also deserved to be awarded a gold medal of Malaga. The British Ambassador, Simon Manley Since June 2013, Simon Manley, a diplomat with a long career behind him, has been the United Kingdom's Ambassador

14:09

National

British Empire Medal for accountant based in Spain since 1960s

sur in english

John Kiddell, a former accountant and resident of Madrid, was presented with a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to the British community in the city, by British Ambassador Simon Manley, at an event held in his Residence on Tuesday. Mr