Tag Archives: Spain

Grupo Rural de Seguridad (G.R.S.) – Guardia Civil. Photo: Oscar in the middle.

Less crime in Spain

For the fourth consecutive year the crime in Spain is decreasing. The reason is considered to be that the police has been given more resources and that they are more…

U.S. 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers. All images are clickable.

NATO exercise in Spain

Right now NATO is conducting it’s  biggest military exercise in more than 10 years in Spain, Italy and Portugal. So do not be surprised if you hear cannons or military aircrafts. The…

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Carrefour recruiting for Christmas

The supermarket chain Carrefour is recruiting 5,800 people before Christmas. The jobs are spread throughout the entire Spain, but in Andalusia 1,300 people will be hired. The positions are limited in time…

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Popular beach club heavily penalized

Violation of building regulations is being punished by a fine of 178,500 euros. Additionally the beach bar is being threatened by yet more sanctions from the coastal authorities. The popular beach bar…

One of the dogs that were rescued by police in Las Palmas. Photo: Policia Local

Crackdown on animal abuse

Animal abusers in Spain have always got easily away from their misdeeds, but this seems to change as the police and courts now are taking this kind of crimes more seriously. New…

Airbus A320-214, foto: Pieter van Marion.

More flights to Alicante

During the upcoming winter season there will be four new flights from Alicante-Elche airport, El Altet. Ryanair is behind three of the new connections: Hamburg and Berlin in Germany and Newcastle…

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Almost hit by falling palm

Pedestrians at Plaza Constitucion in Torrevieja center were close to being hit by a palm tree that collapsed last night. The palm tree turned out to be infected by the Red…

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Miss World Spain

The Spanish Miss World pageant was held this weekend in Estepona on the Costa del Sol and the winner was Mireia Lalaguna Royo, who was Barcelona’s candidate. In second place came…

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The clock is turned back

The night between Saturday and Sunday the clock is turned back one hour, summer time is over and the normal time starts again. On October 25th 2015 at 3 am the clock…

New Spanish invention

After eight years of research and development, the Spanish company FICOSA has developed fourth-generation electronic side mirrors. According to Víctor Iglesias, system architect at Ficosa, the pioneering system revolutionizes the driving experience,…