Category Archives: National

In Flanders Fields

By John McCrae. Recited by Leonard Cohen. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still…

Award winning cheese sold in Mercadona

A cheese sold in Mercadona for 10.2 Euros per kilo has been ranked among the best in the world. The World Cheese Awards  2018 was held last weekend and in…

Train strike on Halloween

The Spanish train company Renfe has announced a strike on Wednesday, that will affect local trains and long distance trains all over the country. The strike will take place the day…

Heat wave over Spain

Aemet has published a warning of a heatwave over Spain. High temperatures are expected from 1. August to 6. August in most of mainland Spain. During the next few days…

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Ryanair crew announces strike during peak season

Ryanair cabin crew and ground crew from Spain have announced a 48 hour walkout on 25 and 26 July. Ryanair crew in Belgium, Portugal and Italy will be joining the…

Midsummer’s eve in Spain 2018

The Midsummer’s Eve celebration is something that Spaniards have in common with northern Europe, although the traditions might be slightly different. Midsummer’s Eve (St. John’s eve) is being celebrated in…

Spanish PM ousted in no-confidence vote

Partido Popular’s Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has resigned today after he lost in a no-confidence vote. Following a corruption scandal where 29 of Partido Populair’s members were recently convicted, the…

Traffic delays affecting half of European flights

Technical problems at Eurocontrol, the agency in control of all air traffic over Europe, could affect as much as half of the flights this afternoon. The source of the technical…

Public Holidays in Spain 2018

Spain has some public holidays that apply to the entire country, other public holidays which apply only regionally and even local holidays which apply only to some municipalities. National holidays…

Food collection campaign this weekend

Food Bank Spain is conducting their annual food collection event, La Gran Recogida de Alimentos, on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of December. 130.000 volunteers will be located outside 11.000…