Tag Archives: Spain

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Estepona gets a new Dinosaur park

Within Easter the Los Pedregales area in Estepona will get it’s own dinosaur park with various activities for children. In the area there is already a park with over 30…

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Malaga bans animals in circuses

Malaga municipality is going to ban the use of animals in circuses and the disputed use of pony rides that are often found at Spanish Ferias. Malaga’s mayor told during…

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Skype launches real time translation

Skype Translator is a new service that can translate your skype calls between different languages while you are speaking.  At the moment the service is only capable of translating between…

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New bike trails in Costa Blanca

Pilar de la Horadada municipality south of Orihuela Costa has decided to build three new bike trails one of which runs along the entire coast up to Mil Palmeras. The…

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Pocket money from oil revenues

Calculations the Canarian Government has made shows that the Canary Islands will only get around 15 million euros a year if Repsol find large amounts of oil in the fields where…

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Controversial security law enacted

The ruling party PP used its majority to ram the Security Act, “Ley de Seguridad Ciudadana” through the congress, which gives police increased powers to intervene against demonstrators. The entire opposition…

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Ski resorts in Spain

Most people may not associate Spain with skiing, but the fact is that Spain has many beautiful ski resorts for skiing both lengthwise and crosswise. Sierra Nevada has already opened…

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New flights to Spain

The Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is expanding and launches several new flights from Spain next year. Among the new flights are direct flights from Birmingham to Madrid, Barcelona and…

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Uber forbidden in Spain

The controversial American IT taxi company “Uber” that conveys taxi via an app, is banned in several countries, most recently in Spain and Thailand. A court in Madrid decided Tuesday…

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Rain ends the drought

The last rain has ended the severe drought in the Valencia region, and has provided a much needed contribution to the water reservoirs. The large water magazine in Beniarres, “Embalse…