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Madrid on Saturday 10th of September 2016

Animal rights in Spain

The support to the animal rights party Pacma is increasing in Spain. On Saturday the 10th of September, a massive demonstration against bullfighting and bull chases was organized in Madrid. Thousands of…

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Garbage in Torrevieja

The residents of Torrevieja are tired of the municipality’s poor cleaning of the the city and very poor waste collection. Many garbage bins on the sidewalks are not being emptied when they…

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An update on Spanish politics

Politics is often a topic of conversation among Spaniards, but also among many expats in Spain. Here is an attempt to explain the current situation in Spanish politics. After the…

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Cycling in Spain

Cyclists are a vulnerable group and they are most vulnerable on country roads when frustrated motorists are driving past in inappropriate places and the wrong way. Cycling has become increasingly popular in…

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Train accident in northern Spain

At least three people have been killed in a train accident in Pontevedra, northern Spain. The train has derailed about 200 meters before it got to the train station. It was…

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Málaga wine to space

The famous Bodega El Pimpi in Málaga has now reached another peak. A group of employees have sent a balloon 40,000 meters into the stratosphere. The brain behind the initiative…

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The wildfires in Spain

At the moment, there are wildfires in several places in Spain. It seems that some of the fires seem have been strarted intentionally, while a combination of high heat, low humidity and strong…

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Wildfires on Costa Blanca

Several wildfires are raging on the Costa Blanca, one of them is very serious. More than 1,000 people have been evacuated and several homes have burned down. The most serious…

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Dance festival in Torrevieja

This weekend the streets of Torrevieja will be filled with dancers. The Dance festival Cuerpo Romo was first held in Madrid in June 2015 and now this year it takes…

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Shark in Fuengirola identified

Last weekend the beaches of Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol were closed for 5 hours after a shark had been spotted near the beach. The shark has now been identified….