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Record low interest rates

The EURIBOR interest rate is now at record low levels. This means opportunities to get very low interest payments on your mortgage. At the end of February the interest rate landed on the minus…

Expected temperatures for spring 2016

Dry and hot spring in Spain

The spring will be warm and dry in almost all of Spain according to the latest meteorological forecasts. It looks very good for Malaga, Valencia Alicante and the Balearic Islands. Meteorologist…

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Spanish wine export

Spain is the world’s leading wine exporter measured in hectoliters, but sell their products so cheap that both France and Italy have significantly more revenue. In 2015 Spain set a…

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Price increase for properties

House prices in Spain will increase by 6.3 per cent in 2016, according to the real estate company Servihabitat which is owned by the Catalan bank La Caixa and Texas Pacific Group….

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More fruit and vegetables exported

Spain is exporting more fruits and vegetables. The Spanish exports of fresh fruit and vegetables increased by 11.7% in 2015 compared with the previous year. Last year the value of exported fresh…

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Popular high speed trains

Spain’s AVE high-speed trains continue taking market shares from the airlines. The railway line between Madrid and Malaga had more than 2.2 million passengers last year. Malaga – Madrid The line…

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F1 pre-season tests in Spain

The Formula 1 circus 2016 kicks off today with the first four-day pre season tests at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. On the first day is there are 11 drivers…

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Snow on the Canary Islands

In recent days it has been snowing in the mountains of Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Palma. Several roads are closed due to snow and ice, as well as numerous…

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Confused tourists

Benidorm is now painting English signs on pedestrian crossings, to make British tourists look to the left when they are crossing the streets. The local authorities in Benidorm have begun to paint the text “Look…

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The Boss is coming

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band yesterday confirmed the dates for their upcoming European tour. The tour starts in Barcelona on May 14th. There will only be three concerts…