For centuries, the art of falconry has been a prestigious tradition within Arab society. Today most of these formidable predators come from Spain, which has become the world’s top exporter. In upper-class Gulf society, these swift-flighted hunters are worth a fortune, with buyers sometimes shelling out tens of thousands of euros per bird.
More than 132,000 descendants of the Jews expelled from Spain in the late 15th century have applied for Spanish citizenship under a law intended to make amends for the mass exile. The law, introduced four years ago, was designed to atone for the “historical wrong” that saw the country’s Jewish community expelled, forced to convert to Catholicism or burned at the stake.
Beckham Law states that employees who establish residence for tax purposes in Spain as a result of their relocation may opt to pay Non-Resident Income Tax. This special taxation regime, which is only applied for a period of six years, has its requirements and is applicable to employees only, as a result of an employment contract with an employer in Spain, in accordance with articles 113 to 120 of the Personal Income Tax Regulation.
Today, there are several ways to get Spanish National Healthcare insurance for you and your family, if your country does not belong to the European Union or the European Economic Area. In order to receive Spanish National Healthcare, you must meet one of the following conditions, according to Law 16/2003.