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Primark opens in Madrid

Thursday morning Primark opened its biggest store in Spain in a landmark building in Gran Via in the heart of Madrid. The new store was officially opened by Ireland’s ambassador to Spain…

Royal Enfield now in Spain

Royal Enfield is one of the world’s oldest motorcycle brands. It was founded in 1893 in Britain, closed down and was revived again in India. The Indian company was originally called…

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Parking for 1 Euro per day

Estepona municipality has been inspired Mijas Pueblo and are building central parking places with a parking fee of just 1 € per day. 1,000 new parking spaces The project aims at creating 1.000 centrally located…

Spain’s National Day

Today on October 12, it is Spain’s National Day which is celebrated in memory of Christopher Columbus discovery of America on October 12th 1492. The day is also called “Día de…

Storm and rain this weekend

The remnants of the tropical hurricane Joaquin is approaching Spain with great speed. The outer areas of the storm is expected to affect many parts of Spain. Joaquin originated on…

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New flights from Ryanair

The Irish low cost airline unveiled its summer routes from Málaga for 2016 last Tuesday. There will be seven new destinations next year. By summer, Ryanair is referring to the period between April and October,…

Oktoberfest in Calpe

Costa Blanca’s largest beer festival is in Calpe, or Calp as it is called in the local tongue. The party lasts for 11 days. The Oktoberfest starts on October 7th at 7pm…

Spain’s credit rating upgraded

The long-term credit rating for Spain is raised from BBB to BBB+, while the short-term credit rating however is at A-2. It is the US credit rating agency Standard &…

The Fair in Fuengirola is starting

The popular Fair in Fuengirola, Feria del Rosario, is starting today and the party will last from October 6th to October 12th. The events are mostly unfolding on the Fair Ground where there usually is a market on…

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Air traffic controller strike called off

 The Spanish air traffic controllers union, USCA, has called off a 12-hour strike that was scheduled on Saturday, October 3rd. USCA has reached an agreement with Enaire, the public organization…