Tag Archives: Spain

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Cycling teams in Spain

Spain’s coasts are attracting cycling teams like never before. Most professional teams from across Europe have set up a training camp in Spain. If you want to see the world’s best cyclists at close…

Día de la Constitución. Photo: er Guiri.

Long weekend in Spain

This Autumn’s long weekend is about to begin. On Sunday it is the Spanish Constitution Day and on Tuesday there is a religious holiday to celebrate the Immaculate Conception. It…

Employment Service. Foto: Chema Sanz.

Unemployment in Spain drops

November was a good month for the Spanish labor market. The number of unemployed fell so much that it was the best November since compilation of unemployment statistics began. Although the number of contributors to…

The weather on December 3rd 2015 at a.m. 13:00. Source: eltiempo.es

Nice weather in December

The weather forecast is promising nice high pressure weather, with hot and dry air in the weeks before Christmas. The forecast, which extends until December 14, promises a stable high pressure and not a…

This is an early variety that gives good eating oranges. The news editors have been harvesting from these trees for over a week now. The picture is from December 1st 2015.

Orange harvesting season

The harvesting of citrus fruits has already been in progress for several weeks in many parts of Spain. 60% of the crop becomes juice. The main harvest of citrus fruits takes…

The spruce in Torrevieja

Genuine spruce christmas tree

There are very few public Christmas trees in Spain of real spruce. But the Christmas tree in Torrevieja is a shining exception. It comes from the deep forests of Småland…

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Sierra Nevada is opening

You may not associate Spain with skiing, but Spain has many wonderful ski resorts. One of the best is Sierra Nevada and opening date for the 2015/2016 season is Saturday November…

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Diesel under 1 Euro per liter

There is a price war on diesel in the Málaga province. It is the low cost company Petro Prix who has initiated the low prices. The company, which has offices in Barcelona…

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Black Friday in Spain

Black Friday or Viernes Negro as it is called in Spanish, is the start of Christmas shopping. Most shops and especially the big ones offer great discounts. It is a tradition…

The front of the new 20-Euro banknote

New 20 Euro banknotes

The new 20-euro banknote is being put into circulation today, Wednesday November 25th, and has several new innovations to enhance security and prevent counterfeit. There are 5, 10, 50, 100,…