Tag Archives: News

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Spanish wages

The wages in Spain are well below the average wages in the EU, but there are still 15 other European countries with lower wages than Spain. A common question among…

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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…

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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…

La Playa de Santa María del Mar, Cádiz. Photo: Daphne Chui.

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…

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Drones against tiger mosquitoes

Alfaz del Pi on the Costa Blanca has initiated their annual preventive campaign against Tiger Mosquitoes. This year they are also using drones. The drones will be used to localize wetlands and…

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Málaga – New York

Delta Air Lines has resumed their direct flights between the capital of the Costa del Sol, Malaga, and the North American metropolis New York. There will be a significant increase in…

AVE train. Photo: PromoMadrid. Max Alexander.

Shuttle Bus to Alicante train station

After years of disagreements, there will now be a permanent bus connection between the AVE train station in Alicante and Benidorm with surrounding towns. The reason for the delay is that…

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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…

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Orange Festival in Coín

There are many harvesting festivals here in Spain, one of them is the annual orange festival in Coín. This year’s edition takes place this Sunday on May 15th. Almost every rural area…

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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…