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New hope for coastal train to Marbella

Costa Blanca does not get it’s long-awaited coastal train that could have connected the coastal towns with Alicante and Madrid. Instead the government wants to invest in the train line to Marbella….

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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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Police cars without fuel

In Orihuela in the Alicante province, the police have not been able to refuel for a week because the municipality did not pay their fuel bills of 34,000 €. The…

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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…

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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…

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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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Two imams arrested in Ibiza

On Tuesday, two Moroccan imams from the Masllid al Fath mosque in Ibiza were arrested by the Guardia Civil after expressing their support to DAESH. The two imams have repeatedly…

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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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Wine and chestnuts fair

Every year in October Yunquera pays homage to the chestnuts and the wine that is being produced in the area. The chestnuts is the basis for many traditional dishes and the…

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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…