Tag Archive for money

Pretty Damned Low

GRA Stealing from Volunteers

A 48-year-old man was arrested by the Policía Nacional in Granada, suspected of stealing from volunteers who were collecting for Ukrainian relief.

100,000 Euro Speeding Fine

A motorist in Finland was recently handed down a fine of 100,000 euros. His offence was no different than mine, but in Finland, you are fined based on your wealth. So, Anders Wiklof, an extremely wealthy businessman was slapped with this hefty penalty based on the fact that he is a multi-millionaire.

New Fiscal Reform 2015

2015 will be a year of change from a fiscal point of view. While there will be many fiscal reductions, there are areas where taxation rates will increase. Below is an overview of these changes


It’s the honesty game! You work as a cab driver in downtown Singapore and a couple leave 620,000 euros in the back of your cab. What do you do?
Well, this actually happened to veteran cab driver Sia Ka Tian, 70, who couldn’t believe what he was seeing when he found the cash on the back seat, left there by a couple who were on holiday in Singapore. But, despite his shock, he returned to his depot and handed the black paper bag, along with the cash, into the lost property office.

Living Happily With Less

Most of Europe is in crisis. In Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal people demonstrate against the draconian cost-cutting measures imposed by the EU on member countries in deep financial trouble.

Two National Articles

Two national articles from the February issue of The Seaside Gazette, including details about the Royal Family declaring their earnings and defibrillators installed in the Mosque in Cordoba.

My Tailor is Rich

Francisco Camps, the handsome, suave ex-president of Valencia, resigned a few months ago from office in order to face down charges that he had accepted several expensive suits as gifts. In turn, one supposes, the free suits guaranteed someone or someone’s certain favourable treatment.