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Socialists gives way to Partido Popular

Spain seems to escape a third election. During a poll in Madrid on Sunday PSOE decided that they will support Mariano Rajoy when and if he makes a new attempt…


Wine and chestnuts fair

Every year in October Yunquera pays homage to the chestnuts and the wine that is being produced in the area. The chestnuts is the basis for many traditional dishes and the…

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Check in fee at Ryanair

Ryanair is changing their practice regarding the check-in fee from 1st of November. The fee also applies to those who have already booked a ticket. If you want to check in more…


Bla Bla Car threatened with fines

The ridesharing company Bla Bla Car and two of their drivers are threatened with fines. The Regional Governement in Madrid believes that the two drivers have been transporting people without a valid license….

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School can’t afford toilet paper

A primary school in Yepes, Toledo has told parents that their children must bring 6 rolls of toilet paper, because the school can not afford to buy it. This has obviously created fury among…


Oktoberfest in Torremolinos

For the second time there will be a German Oktoberfest in Torremolinos, this year from 20th to 23rd of October. The Oktoberfest will take place in a 1,000 square meter tent on…

Benidorm. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Bathers bitten by unknown fish

An unknown fish is biting bathers on the Playa Levante beach in Benidorm. Currently it is not known what kind of fish is causing bites. There are reports of about 30…

Rome is one of the new destinations from Norwegian. Photo: Jimmy Walker. Wikimedia Commons

More flights from Norwegian

Low-cost airline Norwegian is opening new flights from Spain as well as several domestic flights this fall. The new flights are especially interesting for expats living in Spain. A total of nine new routes will…

Paella with shellfish. Photo: RecoveryMinded, Wikimedia Commons.

Jamie Oliver ruins Paella

The British chef Jamie Oliver, gets flamed by Spaniards who thinks he has destroyed the traditional Spanish dish Paella. It was the following message on twitter from Oliver that upset Spaniards all over the…

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Water pipe burst at hotel

A water pipe bursted next to Hotel Los Patos in Benalmádena and resulted in a violent and spectacular fountain that showered several floors of the hotel. Certain parts of the hotel…