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Bla Bla Car threatened with fines

The ridesharing company Bla Bla Car and two of their drivers are threatened with fines. The Regional Governement in Madrid believes that the two drivers have been transporting people without a valid license….

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School can’t afford toilet paper

A primary school in Yepes, Toledo has told parents that their children must bring 6 rolls of toilet paper, because the school can not afford to buy it. This has obviously created fury among…

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Oktoberfest in Torremolinos

For the second time there will be a German Oktoberfest in Torremolinos, this year from 20th to 23rd of October. The Oktoberfest will take place in a 1,000 square meter tent on…

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Bathers bitten by unknown fish

An unknown fish is biting bathers on the Playa Levante beach in Benidorm. Currently it is not known what kind of fish is causing bites. There are reports of about 30…

Rome is one of the new destinations from Norwegian. Photo: Jimmy Walker. Wikimedia Commons

More flights from Norwegian

Low-cost airline Norwegian is opening new flights from Spain as well as several domestic flights this fall. The new flights are especially interesting for expats living in Spain. A total of nine new routes will…

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Jamie Oliver ruins Paella

The British chef Jamie Oliver, gets flamed by Spaniards who thinks he has destroyed the traditional Spanish dish Paella. It was the following message on twitter from Oliver that upset Spaniards all over the…

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Water pipe burst at hotel

A water pipe bursted next to Hotel Los Patos in Benalmádena and resulted in a violent and spectacular fountain that showered several floors of the hotel. Certain parts of the hotel…

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New tourist record

10.1 million tourists visited Spain in August, which is a new record and an increase of 5.8% compared with last year. During the first eight months, Spain has been visited by 52.5 million…

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Socialist Party chief resigns

The political deadlock in Spain might finally come to an end as Socialist Party leader Pedro Sanchez resigned yesterday. Sanchez wanted to open a leadership race in order to elect a new party leader…

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Housing sales plummet after Brexit

Housing sales to expats is plunging after UK voted for Brexit. The housing sales in the Alicante province has fallen by 75% in the lower and middle price range. The president of…