Category Archives: National

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Skype launches real time translation

Skype Translator is a new service that can translate your skype calls between different languages while you are speaking.  At the moment the service is only capable of translating between…

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Controversial security law enacted

The ruling party PP used its majority to ram the Security Act, “Ley de Seguridad Ciudadana” through the congress, which gives police increased powers to intervene against demonstrators. The entire opposition…

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Ski resorts in Spain

Most people may not associate Spain with skiing, but the fact is that Spain has many beautiful ski resorts for skiing both lengthwise and crosswise. Sierra Nevada has already opened…

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New flights to Spain

The Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is expanding and launches several new flights from Spain next year. Among the new flights are direct flights from Birmingham to Madrid, Barcelona and…

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Uber forbidden in Spain

The controversial American IT taxi company “Uber” that conveys taxi via an app, is banned in several countries, most recently in Spain and Thailand. A court in Madrid decided Tuesday…

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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…

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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…

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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%…

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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…