Please note we are not responsible for any content on the following sites.  Legal documents in anything other than Spanish should be used for guidance only. If you know any other sites  or would like other information added to this list please let us know

http://www.guardiacivil.es/es/ - Guardia Civil Website

http://www.ciudadanosextranjeros.es/index.php?lang=en - A guide with legal information about holidaying, residing and working in Spain has now been published

www.comunidades.com – Spanish site with lots of legal info including the horizontal law.

www.comunidades.com/comunidades/legislacion/LPHing.doc – Horizontal law in English – Microsoft Word document

www.residenteseuropeos.com/index_en.php?sec=en – Official Provincial Council of Alicante site in English (and other languages) with lots of information on Health Care, Taxes, Property, Driving Licences, Foreign Registered Cars etc.

www.c-euro.org – English language site with information on taxes, cars, health etc.

ukinspain.fco.gov.uk/en/ – British embassy Madrid – information on pensions, benefits, passports etc.

www.madrid.diplo.de/Vertretung/madrid/de/Startseite.html – German embassy

www.swedenabroad.com/Start____9935.aspx – Swedish embassy

www.torrevieja.es – Torrevieja town hall official site

www.orihuela.es/ – Orihuela town hall official site – has a built in translator – also covers Orihuela Costa

www.alicante.es/ingles/ – Alicante town hall official site – English version

www.spanish-airport-guide.com/alicante-airport-arrivals.html – Alicante flight checker

www.spanish-airport-guide.com/murcia-airport-arrivals.html - Murcia flight checker

www.feria-alicante.com/index.php – Alicante Exhibition centre

www.ifepa.es/ – IFEPA Exhibition centre Torre Pacheco

www.iberianature.com – Excellent site for Spanish wildlife, natural history, geography etc.

 

On-Line TV Computer ad-ons

www.expatshield.com – Free tool that allocates a UK ip address so you can use BBC iplayer, Channel 4, Channel5, ITV, RTE player etc. Simple installation and easy to use (it is recommended that you don’t install the toolbar option as this can cause lots of annoying adverts)

On-line TV – these sites work without any add-ons.

www.torresat.tv - Torresat have launched free internet tv – watch BBC, ITV etc. anywhere

www.mypremium.tv – Sky Sports 1, 2 and 3 / Eurosport / ESPN. Choose from 5 different streams.

kiwi-sportz.eu/stream-1.html – Sky Sports 1, 2 and 3 also HD quality. Check the schedule to see whats on which stream. Best viewed in HD using Veetle. Free download from veetle.com

www.myp2p.pe – Just about every live sports event, some of the links on this site require add-ons. The add-ons are available to download on the myp2p website.

www.wiziwig.tv – Same idea as myp2p

www.fastpasstv.ms/channels – Huge variety of On Demand TV programs and films

 

We have been unable to find this in anything other than Spanish. The on-line translators are not very good at legal documents but will give you some idea. If anyone knows where this may be available in English or can translate some relevent parts please let us know.

www.autoescuelasasociadas.org/ppal/legisla/circulacion.htm#PRELIMINAR – Highway code – comprehensive Spanish document

www.autoescuelasasociadas.org/Permisos/PermisoB/indexvial.htm – Highway code – more understandable (lots of pictures) and broken down into different aspects.

noticias.juridicas.com/base_datos/Admin/rd1428-2003.html – Highway code, again in Spanish.

Local News Papers

www.costa-news.com – Costa Blanca News

www.roundtownnews.co.uk

www.coastrider.net

www.theleader.info

www.soltimes.com

www.euroweeklynews.com

UK Nationals

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/index.html

http://www.dailystar.co.uk/home/

http://www.express.co.uk/home

http://www.ft.com/uk/world/uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/crosswords

http://www.independent.co.uk/

http://www.mirror.co.uk/

http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/notw/public/home/

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Irish Nationals

http://www.irishtimes.com

http://www.independent.ie

Spanish Nationals – for all non-English language papers you can translate them into English using one of the on-line translators. If you are using Internet Explorer 8 you can use the built in function under the ‘Page’ heading (Translate with Live Search). Google Chrome also has a built-in translator  or go to translate.google.com and enter the web page address from the list below.

http://www.elpais.com/english/ - in English

www.elmundo.es

http://www.lavanguardia.es/

http://www.abc.es/

German Nationals

http://www.zeit.de/index – Die Zeit

http://www.welt.de/  Die Welt online

Swedish Nationals

http://www.svd.se/  – Svenska Dagbladet

http://www.expressen.se/ – Expressen

 

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