Category Archives: National

Pablo Iglesias

Podemos is now second largest

An opinion poll conducted by El Pais shows that Podemos now is Spains second largest political party. If there had been the elections today Podemos would get 25% of the votes,…

Internet Addiction in Spain

According to a recent survey by OCU, a quarter of all Spaniards show symptoms of Internet addiction. The study carried out by OCU*, intends to highlight the risks associated with the…

maxorata goat cheese

The world’s best cheese

Recently the goat cheese Maxorata from Fuerteventura was voted as the world’s best cheese during the international cheese championship “the World Cheese Awards 2014” in London. The paprika cheese Maxorata joins a long…

ave spain

Christmas Sale on train tickets

The Spanish railway company Renfe is selling lots of tickets to reduced prices for Christmas travels to and from Madrid and Barcelona. In total there are about approximately 600,000 tickets with discounts up to 70%…

china madrid

New train line China – Spain

The world’s longest railway line is no longer the Trans-Siberian railway. Now China’s new connection with Spain is the longest in the world. The line that runs between the Chinese coastal…

law-book

New Spanish law on copyright

The law or rather laws that forever will change the Internet in Spain is almost here. The new laws are referred to by some as the Internet censorship. It’s about the law…

Stag in Spain

Still hunting in nature reserves

In the Senate Partido Popular’s (PP) votes ensured that the controversial hunting law allowing hunting in nature reserves should not change. Thus, Spanish landowners may continue to hunt in protected areas….

Banco de Espana Madrid

Banco de España reinforces the control

In the wake of the financial crisis, Europe’s banks are now being more thoroughly controlled. Following the mandate of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, which applies to all countries of the Union…

University of Salamanca

Young people’s situation in Spain

Spanish young people are better educated than ever before, but despite this they don’t succeed in getting a job, at least not within the education that they have. As many as…

Airbus A330 MRTT

Spain is doing military investments

After six years of severe budget cuts making tens of thousands of public work places to disappear, there is now a change. The government has decided to give the Defense Department a significant increase…