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Fraud abroad: Closing in on benefit thieves in Spain

‘They’re leeches on both societies’ – Michel Euesden in interview with BBC News WHILE expatriate pensioners living in Spain struggle to make ends meet due to the devaluation of the pound against the euro, there are many Brits who are raking in thousands of pounds in UK benefits, which they are not entitled to, whilst living and working in Spain. In light of this, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has extended its successful benefit cheats hotline to the…

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Michel and Steven Euesden renew their wedding vows

ON Wednesday, April 22, we were proud to witness a beautiful and romantic event. We attended Michel and Steven’s tenth wedding anniversary, where, in a ceremony which was full of emotion, they renewed their wedding vows and expressed their ever-growing love for each other. More than 150 of their closest friends and family, including many well-known Costa del Sol VIPs and many clients who have become good friends, were there to share this wonderful occasion with them. The setting could…

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B2B Costanetworking meeting

THE B2B Costanetworking, meeting which took place last Wednesday, March 4, at the Hotel Lorcrimar in Marbella, was once again a great success with some thirty businesspeople attending. Business member Campbell Ferguson, of ‘Survey Spain’, gave an informative, interesting talk on the current state of play in the property market. Campbell says now would be a good time to invest, as deals are still available through the banks, but also warned that, when the market plateaus, property owners may decide…

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Letter from EWN printers Artes Graficas del Mediterraneo, SL

Letter from EWN printers Artes Graficas del Mediterraneo, SL We would like to extend our congratulations to EWN Media Group for extending their total weekly circulation to a staggering 103,000 copies. EWN is most definitely the largest English language newspaper we print, and this increase is especially impressive given the tough economic climate that is unfortunately causing many companies to shrink rather than expand. In our opinion this reflects the commitment by these publishers to servicing their readership, and their…

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EWN BREAKS ALL RECORDS

Distribution increased to more than 100,000 every week YES, it is true. EWN Media Group is pleased to announce that as of this edition they have increased their distribution to a staggering 103,000 weekly copies. This decision comes at a time when expatriates need to be more informed than ever before, and when advertisers need to reach even more people. Times are tough, but it is when times are tough that companies like EWN need to stiffen their resolve and…

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Advertising: Our front page speaks for itself

We make no apologies. Find out why NOBODY would call our newspaper modest. Nor would they describe us as understated. Here at the Euro Weekly News we pride ourselves on being ‘in your face’. Just like the British brand Ronseal’s advertising campaign, ‘we do what we say on the tin’. We have the most readers, the largest distribution, the best articles, the sharpest designers and the biggest, most loyal, client base. We are finding that in these tough times, smart…

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Euro Weekly News sponsors International Football Club

The league began this year on January 17 The International Football Club was founded by Joshua Abraham back in 2005, with the intention of bringing children together to enjoy all aspects of playing football. The club integrates all nationalities and children aged from five to 14 years old. They train all year round at the Benalmadena Pueblo Deportvo. Every season they enter the Liga de Futbol Sala (Indoor Football League) in Arroyo de la Miel, and have won The Champion…

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WOW Factor 2008 Final

Before the show got under way, the song ‘Somebody’s Lost Princess’ was performed by the two girls, Georgia and Hollie aged 15 and 16, who wrote the song paying special tribute to the still-missing teenager Amy Fitzpatrick. Amy’s mother, Audrey, told The Euro Weekly News: “It was an amazing start to the night, for these two kids to do this was so heart-warming and touching for us. It was very emotional as when they sang, behind them on a huge…

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David the Dogman retires due to ill health

COSTA DEL SOL dog legend, David the Dogman has retired after 50 years of pioneering work in the dog training industry. David, originally from Nottingham, is an acknowledged leading behaviourist and people canine educator. He is an Honorary Life Member of the British Police Services Canine Association, and is currently the Administrator for the British Police Services Canine Association Forum. “Dogs have always been my life,” confesses David. With the support of his devoted wife, Susan, he has worked in…

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EWN office has visit from Dario

LAST week, The Euro Weekly News was pleased to receive a visit from Dario Poli, the composer of ‘Marbella, Marbella’, a song which is meeting with great success both in Spain and abroad. Dario was accompanied by world-famous jazz musician Louis Fiers, who has recently joined the campaign to restore Marbella and the Costa del Sol to their former glory by giving the song his unique jazz touch. The motive of Dario’s visit was none other than to thank The…

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