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Expat demand for homes in Spain is surging upwards, according to the latest official figures. After years in the doldrums, the Spanish property market soared by 20% in the last three months of 2017 with more than 110,000 sales - the highest number of sales in the final quarter for...
Scenic views, idyllic scenery and the feeling of content often accompanies us when we travel to lands afar. But these vacation destinations are giving way to something much more permanent; vacations are no longer in demand – passports are. Investors, entrepreneurs and international families have increasingly indulged in obtaining 2nd...
Cryptocurrencies are likely to come under the cosh as governments around the world are calling for regulation to crack down on criminals and terrorists. Government leaders claim the lawless realms of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and dozens of other cryptocurrencies allows crooks to pass money across borders without any checks or...
A salesman who conned customers out of more than £1 million by making false claims about investing in carbon credits has been banned from running a company for 15 years. Anthony Allen, 31, denied he sold the carbon credits as an investment, but investigators from the government’s Insolvency Agency’s public...
The chief executive of Standard Chartered has said speculation over a takeover of the bank is "rubbish" – and despite problems, the Asia-focused bank remains strong. "The bank is in very good shape,” Peter Sands, who assumed his current role in 2006, stated at the World Economic Forum. “We have great...
A group of expats are hoping to stop Brexit by challenging the European Council’s negotiating guidelines in court. The 12 expats, led by campaigner Harry Shindler, a 97-year-old British expat living in Italy, claim the European Council’s negotiation guidelines are illegal. The group argues each EU body that Britain withdraws from...
Global tax authorities are worried that rich expats are hiding their wealth in golden passport schemes. The Organisation of Economic Co-operation and development (OECD) has blacklisted 28 schemes in 17 countries that sell the wealthy and their families passports or visas in return for investment. The OECD claims the schemes give...
British expats living in Europe have won the right to mount a legal challenge to argue that the EU cannot take their rights away after Brexit. Five expats living in The Netherlands had asked a court in Amsterdam for leave to argue their case before the European Court of Justice. A...
Hollywood movie animator Josh Slice has hit the big time with his small animation Lucas the Spider. He has so many orders for his soft toy that was brought to life as a computer animation that he has become a millionaire in less than a month. Slice has had more than...
Detectives have swooped to close down a suspected £30 million international Ponzi fraud based in Britain. Police arrested an unnamed 59-year-old man in East Yorkshire after a deluge of complaints from all over the world. City of London Police fraud detectives are leading the investigation. They were tipped off about the suspected...
President Donald Trump has told the world that the American dream is alive and thriving after his first year in The White House. But any detail was hard to sift from the unsupported claims in his annual State of the Union speech. The best Trump could manage was that the economy...
Some loose wording in an agreement about who foots the bill of billions of pounds for Eurocrat pensions may blow up into a massive Brexit row. Since joining the European Union, Britain has seen nearly 2,000 public servants retire after working in Brussels – close to 8% of a total...
British expats in the Netherlands are waiting to find out about their fate in the European Union after Brexit. Campaigners have asked the courts in Amsterdam to rule if expats can be EU citizens after Britain leaves the bloc. The Dutch court has referred the decision to the European Courts of...
When it comes to success, Nigel Green of the deVere Group has had his fair share. With numerous accolades and triumphs coming along the way, Green has taken his company from its humble beginnings in 2002, to the world’s leading independent financial consultancy group, with more than 60 offices...
A new law against scammers cold-calling pension savers will be fast-tracked through the UK Parliament, says the government. After a barrage of criticism, ministers have decided to speed up the measure designed to make cold calling by phone, email or text message to try to persuade people to switch their...