Friday, April 20, 2018

A Beginner’s Guide To Ethereum

Bitcoin has been dominating the news as of late and understandably so. With its fluctuating price and unwavering popularity as a talking point, Bitcoin...

Private cannabis club raided by police on Costa del Sol, owner accused of drug trafficking

A PRIVATE cannabis club has been raided by police on the Costa del Sol.  The building in Fuengirola was advertised as a private members' club...

British expat’s bike business in Andalucia already drops orders from UK by 80% thanks to Brexit

A BRITISH expat claims his bike business has already changed ‘dramatically’ since the UK voted for Brexit. Gary Routledge, originally from Elgin, Scotland, has been...

British and French tourist numbers drop in Andalucia as tourism sector fears downturn

ANDALUCIA'S tourism sector is fearing a downturn after the number of foreign visitors decreased for the first time in 33 months in February.  The number...

What shops on Spain’s Costa del Sol are open today and tomorrow?

AS Holy Week begins, most shops along the coast will be shut. But there are shopping centres still open as businesses look to cash in...

‘Best luxury all-inclusive resort in Spain’ coming to Costa del Sol with €150 million investment

A COSTA del Sol hotel is set to receive a €150 million makeover. The Princess hotel in Estepona will be turned into an all-inclusive luxury...

REVEALED: The best tourist destinations in the world – and the UK beats Spain

The awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from users on TripAdvisor

Lendo dazzles at 2018 Gibraltar International Fintech Forum

FINTECH firm Lendo is the talk of the Rock after playing an integral role at the recent Gibraltar International Fintech Forum 2018. Lendo’s CEO, David...

Women in Malaga province paid 22% less than men while almost half paid less than minimum wage

WOMEN in Malaga province are paid an average 22% less than men for the same jobs, new figures have revealed. According to trade unions,...

Robots set to take a third of Spanish jobs within a generation

ROBOTS are set to take over a third of Spain's jobs by the year 2030. The study conducted by PwC and entitled 'Will robots steal...

Spain vows to send more police officers to combat ‘narcos state’ in Cadiz

Extra police have been drafted in to help ease the strain on existing forces who are struggling to keep up with the drug traffickers.

Spain’s SpaceX satellite launch in California delayed by four days

It is hoped the Starlink satellites will provide low-cost broadband on a global scale by a constellation of small satellites with limited service starting by 2020.

Spain’s finance minister fails to impress MEPs for European Central Bank role

The candidates were grilled on their approaches to monetary policy, with some MEPs expressing 'reservations for minister De Guindos's appointment', said Roberto Gualtieri, the committee’s chairman. 

Raining Renaults: Don’t be alarmed at the largest student rally in Morocco

We’re talking a pandemic of dinky French hatchbacks plastered with sponsorship stickers, travelling along the highways and byways of Spain in a contest to find the shortest route to Marrakesh.

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city

It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.

First Gibraltar, now Spain! As government draws up Bitcoin legislation

Garcia also hinted at a lack of regulation to encourage initial growth in Spain but said 'we want to set up Europe's safest framework to invest in ICOs'. 

Cafe con leche? That’ll cost 0.000135606 Bitcoin please

A bar in Malaga is now accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment. Hermanos Madrid, in the La Roca neighbourhood of Malaga, will hand over...

EU provides record funding to build new power cable between France and Spain

The submarine cable, costing €578 million, will run for 230 miles across the Bay of Biscay to help ease one of Europe’s worst network bottlenecks.

Spain to announce new measures to be implemented in Catalunya

The new measures, broken down into education, healthcare and employment, are to bring about a degree of normality in the 'Catalan administration'.

Ryanair announces 29 new routes to Spain in time for the summer

The changes will see more flights coming from Valencia, Alicante and Sevilla as well as domestic flight paths from Sevilla to Alicante and the Canary Islands. 

Wall Street warns Calatan crisis is still risk to Spain’s economy

According to a report released by the bank, it outlined that Catalunya continued to dictate events not only in the Spanish banking system but also more globally. 

Metro poll shows 91% of people think Brexit should be stopped

More than 6000 people have voted in the poll, available to see in the link below, and was started after pro-Europe Tory MP Anna Soubry appeared on The Andrew Marr Show.

Spanish grandfather becomes Spain’s oldest Erasmus student

Miguel Castillo, from Liria near Valencia, won the grant to pursue his history degree at a university in Verona after enrolling at Valencia University two years ago. 

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar tells the Olive Press about looking on the bright side of Brexit

IF Brexit threatens to leave the British Territory of Gibraltar between a rock and a hard place, its fiesty Chief Minister has other plans. In...
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