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17:17

Opinion

Changing customs

ANDREW J. LINN

Today there is a huge selection available for wine lovers, and it is hard to believe that until quite recently the only choice for non-wine producing countries was French imports. For example, the British drinker was limited almost exclusively to

10:28

Local

Bathers call emergency services after boat goes up in flames off the shore of Marbella

JUAN CANO / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

...witness. He was also surprised by the speed with which the boat headed out to sea again. "Now everything fits," he said, after learning that they were drug traffickers. The six-metre long recreational boat was, in fact, fleeing from a customs service ... board. When the fire broke out, several jet skis approached the craft and picked up the driver. Customs officials believe they rescued him and took him to safety; but what is not known is whether they were accomplices. The case is still being

17:44

Opinion

Different laws, different customs

ANDREW J. LINN

In Spain we are fortunate with the relaxed licensing laws. Most first-time foreign visitors are surprised that alcoholic drinks are available so freely and that any grocery store is permitted to sell everything from beer to brandy. This lenient attit

12:32

Local

Video | Helicopter tries to block the escape of a high-speed boat from a Costa del Sol marina

ALVARO FRÍAS / JUAN CANO

Onlookers watched in amazement as a customs surveillance helicopter was involved in a face-off with a high-powered semi-rigid craft in the normally quiet waters of the Puerto de la Duquesa in Manilva on Sunday (14 February). After chasing the ... drugs. Swimming Investigations are being carried out to see if the incident relates to an operation that the customs service carried out the day before (Saturday) in La Línea de la Concepción. Officials seized several fuel containers that the crew of

10:53

Local

A man dies in an accident with a customs patrol boat during a chase on the Costa del Sol

JUAN CANO / FERNANDO TORRES

A man died early on Sunday afternoon in an accident involving a customs patrol boat and a semi-rigid craft with three outboard engines off the shores of Estepona. According to SUR sources, the chase began in La Línea de la Concepción but came to ... an end on the Costa del Sol when the craft being pursued stopped abruptly and the customs patrol boat, the Águila IV, could not take action in time to avoid smashing into it. Four people were in the illegal craft, of the type prohibited because of ... their link to drug trafficking, two from La Línea and two from Galicia. Three of them, with minor injuries, were rescued by personnel from the customs boat who also recovered the body of the man from La La Línea. According to sources consulted the

14:27

What to do

Mijas to host festival celebrating Celtic customs

Tony Bryant

...multi-instrumentalist band Xábega y Percutora. The term Celtic generally refers to the languages and respective traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Galicia, Asturias and Brittany and this festival will highlight the cultural customs of

12:14

Opinion

Customs and exercise

PETER EDGERTON

...month. No, this is never a good look for anybody blessed to be able to live here. In no particular order, then, here are my top five favourite Spanish customs. First up, public transport - especially the local trains. Those beauties are never late

10:54

Gibraltar

Busy week for Customs Officers

Debbie Bartlett

In the past week Customs Officers from Gibraltar, working in conjunction with other agencies, have taken part in a number of operations which have resulted in the seizure of a vehicle, a boat, communications equipment and over £17,000 worth of ... cigarettes. Three people have been arrested, two of them Spanish. One was detained after a Customs vehicle gave chase to a car, whose driver only stopped when he collided with scaffolding. The car contained 600 cartons of cigarettes.

17:12

Gibraltar

Spanish man dies in collision with Customs vessel off Eastern beach

Debbie Bartlett

A Spanish man died in a tragic incident off Eastern Beach on Monday, when his boat was involved in a collision with a Customs vessel in the middle of the night. The Royal Gibraltar Police have named the man as 42-year-old Alfredo Morodo Gutiérrez, a ... to the mayor of La Línea, Juan Franco. In a statement, Picardo also expressed his concerns about the welfare of the Customs officers involved in the incident, especially that of the officer who is reported to have bravely dived into the sea to

14:23

Gibraltar

Customs arrest man for cigarette smuggling

Debbie Bartlett

Customs officers on a routine patrol in Gibraltar arrested a Spanish man who was carrying a "commercial quantity" of cigarettes on board a boat leaving the Ocean Village marina around midday on Thursday. The crew of the Customs boat Tango II ... became suspicious when they saw the man alone in a small RHIB, which was towing an inflatable craft, heading in a north-westerly direction. They decided to stop him and search his boat. When they did so, the Customs officers discovered 150 cartons of

11:50

Gibraltar

Cigarette haul confiscated by Customs

Debbie Bartlett

Thanks to a sharp-eyed passer-by, the customs authorities in Gibraltar were able to confiscate a large haul of cigarettes from two Spanish-plated vehicles on Tuesday, 20 February. A member of the public noticed that a car which was parked at the ... various brands of cigarettes. No arrests have been made yet, and the investigation is continuing. The customs authorities say they are always grateful for information of this type, and they can be contacted by phoning 20046731.

13:37

LifeStyle

Meet the Czech who takes 'jamón' across Europe

DAVID BALMER

...compromising on tradition. For this year, the team has set a goal of increasing sales in the UK by 100%. While one might have thought that Brexit could be a detriment to the company, Lukas remains positive. He explains that, while completing customs forms is

10:14

Gibraltar

Cannabis seized after high-speed chase

Debbie Bartlett

In the early hours of Tuesday Customs officers were involved in a high-speed chase, pursuing a suspect boat, a high-powered RHIB, whose occupants began to throw packages overboard as they tried to get away. Once the RHIB had left Gibraltar waters

12:11

Local

Global festive customs celebrated in Benalmádena

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...presentations of festive customs from more than a dozen nationalities, including Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, Cuba, India and the UK. The festival, which was opened by town mayor, Victor Navas, brought the Plaza de la Mezquita to life and included a parade and

13:18

Gibraltar

HM Customs at Security Expo 2017 in London

Debbie Bartlett

Senior officers from Gibraltar's HM Customs department recently attended the UK Security Expo at Olympia in London, and were able to hold meetings with their counterparts from the UK Border Force. The Security Expo is a major event which tackles

16:49

Gibraltar

Police intercept million-pound cocaine shipment in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

Detectives from the Gibraltar Police Crime and Protective Services Division, led by the RGP Drug Squad and supported by the RGP and Customs Marine Units, boarded a bulk carrier in the Western Anchorage this week as part of an operation that saw a

13:00

Gibraltar

Gibraltar-registered vehicles are being impounded in Spain

Debbie Bartlett

...related to Brexit, but is to do with customs procedures under EU rules, regarding importation of vehicles and residency status of their owner. Nobody who is officially resident in Spain can own a Gibraltar-registered vehicle, and vice versa. Even if

14:54

What to do

Istán celebrates its intercultural day this Saturday

sur in english

...learn about the customs and traditions of the other countries and try some of the typical dishes of each nationality. British jazz singer and Istán resident, Helena Paul, will be performing live and all funds raised on the day will go to Cudeca Cancer

19:41

Opinion

National myths and lies

ANDREW J. LINN

Few myths persist longer than those referring to the customs of different nationalities, even more so when these reflect the eating habits of the country in question. We all know that a Texan is happiest eating a huge T-bone steak accompanied by

17:20

Gibraltar

Gibraltar will 'stretch every sinew' for post-Brexit deal

Debbie Bartlett

...an agreement is certain. In answer to questions about Gibraltar joining Schengen and the Customs Union, he said that full membership would be a bureaucratic and unnecessary nightmare for such a small territory, but other arrangements might be

16:10

LifeStyle

British writer shares his passion for Seville, a city that lured him

SUR IN ENGLISH

...traditions, legends and customs. The book is designed for those who travel on a budget, and those who rely on public transport, but it also appeals to travellers who prefer the luxuries this magical city has to offer. As well as helping the visitor ... discover the most popular sights, like the cathedral and the areas of Santa Cruz, El Arfe and Triana, it also introduces lesser-known attractions and snippets of information. His understanding of the traditions and cultural customs of the local people,

11:15

LifeStyle

Greetings of the season that go back hundreds of years

Tony Bryant

The custom of exchanging the time-honoured Christmas card during the weeks leading to Christmas is a tradition that took off in Britain in the middle of the 19th century. However, like so many customs related to Yuletide, this simple gesture is

00:24

LifeStyle

Unusual characters who turn up at Christmas

Alekk M. Saanders

...touching children's tummies is based on a Lusitanian divinatory custom. Moreover, the Basque-Navarre character Olentzero is associated with the winter solstice as well as the Roman Saturnalia. Christianity adapted these ancient customs and attached them

13:40

LifeStyle

Resoli and mistela, two traditional drinks for Christmas

Christians which took place over 500 years ago, when people from all over the Iberian peninsula settled in the south, bringing not only their material possessions but also many of their customs and traditions with them. Although the recipe may differ

12:52

LifeStyle

Former editor brings her Spanish phrase book up to date, just 'for you'

Rachel Haynes

...beyond the pages of this newspaper back in 2004. Then, she decided to compile material from her Spanish Language and Customs column into a useful Phrase Book, published by the now defunct Santana Books, which specialised in texts on Spain. Now, inspired

18:48

LifeStyle

The British Council: Eight decades developing links between UK and Spain

Tony Bryant

...violin for company. Starkie was also a leading authority on Romani culture and is said to have spoken the language fluently. His observations of Gypsy life, while more anecdotal than scholarly, provided insights into their language and customs. His love

12:56

Local

Police halt 400kg hashish boat on San Pedro beach

SUR

Early on Tuesday morning an air and sea operation organised by Customs detected a semi-rigid powerboat without lights speeding towards San Pedro beach. Police were able to stop the operation to unload drugs on the beach. Eleven large packages of

21:09

What to do

The virtual Feria de los Pueblos is under way

sur in english

...countries will be sharing, until Sunday 3 May, themed content related to their country's gastronomy, crafts or folklore. "We have asked the participants to prepare meals, to teach us recipes from their countries, customs, traditions... the many things that

12:31

Gibraltar

Supertanker suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria seized in Gibraltar

DEBBIE BARTLETT

...against this vessel and its cargo. "I also gave a Direction requiring the Captain of the Port, assisted by the Royal Gibraltar Police and Her Majesty's Customs, to take control of the Grace 1. "With my consent, our Port and Law Enforcement agencies ... sanctions which we have enforced. "I want to thank the brave men and women of the Royal Marines, the Royal Gibraltar Police, Her Majesty's Customs Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Port Authority, for their work in securing the detention of this vessel and its

18:51

Gibraltar

Brexit brings a different flag but no immediate change for Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

Withdrawal Agreement and, in particular, to prepare for the first meetings of the Committees established under the MoUs. These meetings will take place in late February in Algeciras. These MoUs cover matters such as citizens' rights, police and customs

21:47

What to do

Mijas welcomes the return of the Celtic Night festival

Tony Bryant

...will highlight the cultural and gastronomic customs of this widely diverse culture. The festival will focus on modern and traditional Celtic music, with pipe and drum bands like The Surpipes Band and the Brisas de Asturias, along with local groups