Category Archives: National

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High speed WiFi on the AVE trains

High speed trains and high speed internet belong together and by the end of 2017 Spain’s AVE trains will be offering high speed internet access to all travellers. There will be…

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Spain has finally got a government

Now it’s official. The conservative party Partido Popular with their leader Mariano Rajoy has formed a government and a 10-month long political crisis has finally come to an end. Spain…

246.000 counterfeit sunglasses seized

Policia Nacional has seized 246,120 counterfeit sunglasses and arrested two suspects in Madrid. The investigation began after French customs informed Spanish police that they had seized 75,000 fake sunglasses that were…

Young Spaniards prepared to emigrate

More than half of young Spaniards believe they will have to emigrate to find work within the next two years. The survey “Youth and employment, from their point of view”…

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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…

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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….

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…

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…

New tourist record

10.1 million tourists visited Spain in August, which is a new record and an increase of 5.8% compared with last year. During the first eight months, Spain has been visited by 52.5 million…