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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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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.

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

sur

...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

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

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

12:56

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

20:37

LifeStyle

Silent Friday in silent Malaga

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

...to the image of the Servitas. Is it only a kind of tribute to local tradition or are you religious? It's a tribute to the local history and an old tradition of the Catholic branch of our old Spanish family that has always followed the customs ... so we have only two courses. Always the same. We keep on following our family tradition which respects Roman Catholic customs to not eat warm-blooded animals on Fridays. So fish is the common meal of choice. Saumon en croûte (salmon in puff pastry) is

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

15:33

Opinion

Twenty years on

PETER HARRISON

...system I took a cage with a toy kitten into an aircraft cabin and on the flight to UK pretended to feed the fake animal. No one stopped me and at Gatwick I sailed through customs with the carrier marked Live Animal. The chance of being apprehended was

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

14:56

What to do

Yunquera festival to promote local wine and chestnuts

Tony Bryant

The festival is organised to promote the cuisine, customs and handicrafts of Yunquera and there will also be a craft and farmers' market offering olive oil, pickled fruit, honey, handmade sweets, bread and cured meats. Along with the annual La

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

17:02

Opinion

All I want for Christmas

Tony Bryant

The tradition of Christmas has changed greatly over the last one hundred years and the simple customs that many of us grew up with have long fallen by the wayside. In days of old, Christmas was defined by the custom of exchanging simple handmade ... traditional customs like being allowed to open one small present on Christmas Eve, I can't help but feel that the true meaning of the Christmas gift has now lost its direction. I grew up listening to stories of how my parents were lucky to receive "an apple,

21:34

LifeStyle

Living under the rule of women

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

Segovia, until 1970 Zamarramala was an independent village with its unusual customs. A fiesta to remember brave women Zamarramala is a village in the municipality of Segovia, situated in Castilla y León. In the past, it had its own town council. In

17:28

What to do

Orientalism recovers its splendour at the Thyssen

REGINA SOTORRÍO

...jumped onto that bandwagon. Western themes had run out and there were no technical innovations, so the landscapes, customs and faces from the countries of north Africa erupted into art with a great deal of fascination and also imagination. Like every

15:07

National

Spanish government approves contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

EFE

...to ease the flow of goods between the UK and the EU, taking into account the new obligations in terms of customs and health and safety checks, among others. The plans will only come into force at midnight on 29 March if the UK leaves with no deal. ... be acceptable, he said, if there were a real chance of it being used to get the withdrawal agreement passed by the British parliament, or if the parliament deciding to stay in the customs union or to hold a second referendum.

12:30

National

A rollercoaster four years for Brits in Spain

Jennie Rhodes

Sánchez announced a Royal Decree which guaranteed customs procedures, access to Spanish healthcare, residency rights for those living in Spain legally, even in the case of a no-deal. UK government funding was freed up and a series of Brexit pop-up

12:32

Opinion

Traditions or torment?

Debbie Bartlett

...about the noise. "You have no right to criticise your host country." "Local businesses are raking in the money," I am admonished. As if they wouldn't earn as much if the decibel level were turned down a few notches. "Respect local customs and