Category Archives: National

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French air traffic controllers striking

Once again the French air traffic controllers are striking, affecting not only the national air traffic but also the majority of flights over French airspace. The strike starts on Thursday May…

Properties on sale

1,500 homes, offices and plots are sold with up to 60 percent discount. They are located in many parts of Spain, even in popular areas. It is BMN consisting of a consortium…

Nudism prohibited

A seven-year long battle in various courts between the Spanish Naturist Association and Cadiz Municipality has now been settled by the Supreme Court. There is now a ban on nude bathing in…

Cheaper gas – security info

The cost of replacing gas bottles drops with 5% on Tuesday may 17th 2016. The gas will then be 32% cheaper than it was a year ago. This means that the…

Fire south of Madrid

20,000 inhabitants in the town Sesena south of Madrid has been adviced to stay inside after a fire broke out in a storage area for old car tires on Friday morning. A large column of…

More quality beaches in Spain

Spain increases its leading position in terms of the quality of beaches. This year there are 9 more beaches that have received the quality label Blue flag. About Blue Flag…

Cat Café in Spain

Cat Cafés is something that first started in Japan, where there now are about 200. Spain now also has its first cat café, located in Madrid. At the Cat Café you may sit…

New election in Spain

The King has given up trying to give some new candidate the opportunity to form a government, so now it seems that Spain goes to the elections on June 26th. King…

Measures against dog poop and littering

Madrid municipality is planning high fines for those who do not pick up after their dog. The same will apply to littering in public places. It is Madrid’s Mayor Manuela…

Rental income under scrutiny

These days the Spanish tax authorities are focusing on undeclared rental income. This applies to both short and long term rentals. Those who use the new service to declare their income…