Tag Archives: Spain

The border in Melilla. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Immigrants in Melilla stopped

One hundred migrants were trying to climb over the border fence in Melilla this weekend. Two succeeded and four were sent to a hospital in Morocco. Moroccan security forces managed to…


Temperatures are dropping

A polar front is sweeping down across Europe ending the exceptionally warm autumn. The temperatures will now drop rapidly throughout Spain. The temperature is expected to fall between 6 to 10 degrees, especially…


Tapas in Torrevieja

The thirteenth edition of the Ruta de la Tapa now begins in Torrevieja. This year there are as many as 57 different tapas bars participating in the highly popular event….


Antibiotic resistance

Spain has become increasingly vulnerable to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Their occurrence has increased dramatically in recent years, but it is also a global problem.  November 18th is the European Antibiotic Awareness Day….


Jihadists in Spain

A number of jihadists have been arrested in Spain in recent years and a large proportion of them have Spanish nationality. A recently published study by the Real Instituto Elcano…

Treatment plant in Cerro del Aguila (Mijas Costa), just outside Fuengirola.

Investments in recycled water

The four largest treatment plants on the Costa del Sol will receive investments of 1.7 million Euro to improve the ability to recycle wastewater. It is about improving the ability…


Valueless coins in circulation

Civil Guard has issued a warning on Twitter that coins from Uruguay are in circulation in Spain. They are very similar 2-Euro coins, but completely useless. The 10-Pesos Coins from Uruguay…


Air pollution in Madrid

Madrid is for the first time forced to implement their program against acute air pollution, which was adopted in March this year. Specifically this means that at the present time…

Restaurant in Alicante

Restrictions for bars in Alicante

Residents in central Alicante are protesting against noise from bars and terraces and are now asking the municipality to close them at midnight to limit the sound levels. The residents are protesting through…


Christmas Discounts on trains

Renfe is promoting huge Christmas discounts for those who want to travel with Spanish high-speed trains and other long-distance trains during Christmas and New Year. The promotion is valid for travels between November…