Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Construction firm to pay €15,000 after botched job leads to child’s injury

A CONSTRUCTION company has been ordered to pay more than €15,000 for using the wrong sized screw in a job. It comes after investigators discovered...

Fresh Prince of Bel Air video wins Nottingham pupils free trip to Mallorca

A GROUP of Year 6 pupils has won an all expenses paid holiday to Mallorca after filming their own version of The Fresh Prince...

Technology Advancement and Its Influence on Our Society

Learn more about the four industrial revolutions and modern shift in business, economy and education. Read more to identify key changes.

Teacher from Spain ‘hid in cupboard’ with students while white supremacist went on killing spree at US school

 A TEACHER from Spain was forced to hide in cupboard with her pupils as a white supremacist went on a killing spree in the...

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. 

An 11-year-old gives birth in a hospital in Murcia

Hospital authorities quickly alerted the police who discovered the father of the baby was also a minor, believed to be 14-years-old, so sexual abuse is ruled out.

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Spanish teachers face continual violence in their classrooms, according to new study

The study is based on 2,000 questionnaires distributed to teachers in public primary and secondary schools in all eight regions of Spain.

Alicante hospital employee takes year-long sick leave on 15 different occasions

His story came to light after it was revealed he had been on sick leave for over 4,000 days between 2001 and 2006.

University of Salamanca voted second most beautiful in Europe

Among the attributes of Salamanca’s university, which was opened in 1134, THE noted that the college library had a special attraction to help students.

Deal with Difficult Learning with Cheap Dissertations Online

An ability to receive cheap dissertations online helps to cope with various writing assignments. Read more to know more.

PSOE propose first year of university to be free for all Spaniards

Speaking in Sevilla, PSOE general secretary, Pedro Sanchez, 45, said the move was to make sure no one missed out on a university education because of financial concerns.

Cadiz tradition should be recognised by Royal Spanish Academy, says Podemos

Carols are sung by flamenco singers while guitar players strum dozens of original songs learned and added to over generations.

Parents allowed to read kids’ Whatsapp messages, court rules in Pontevedra

The judge ruled that there was a legal clash with Article 154 of the country’s civil code, relating to parental responsibilities.

New book reveals the life and times of a 1990s ‘Costa crook’

The Liverpudlian also sheds light on the camaraderie amongst Liverpool’s criminal fraternity in Marbella and how he used booze and cannabis to cope with the stress of being on the run.

Mediterranean fish makes children more intelligent, according to new study

According to the University of Pennsylvania, kids who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have an IQ up to four points higher on average than those who consume it less often or never.

The gift of learning from Palma’s newest language school, Treffpunkt

PALMA'S newest language school is one for the books; Treffpunkt is German for meeting point, and the school sure lives up to the name. The...

Brexit blamed for first drop in EU applicants to British universities in five years

BREXIT has been blamed for a drop in Europeans applying for British university places. The number of students coming to the UK from the EU...

Internationally renown insurers descend onto Fuengirola for largest expat event of the year

The insurers will be on hand offering first-class advise for all of your insurance needs from areas as broad as money, health, property and inheritance.

Easier exams of Spanish nurses to work in UK hospitals given go-ahead

The Occupational English Test is said to be easier as it tests nurses’ knowledge of medical terms in contrast to understanding complex scientific processes and articles.

Leading Costa del Sol school makes move to build second site in Estepona

The Mayfair International Academy has lodged a proposal with Estepona Town Hall after a plot of land was put out to tender for a new educational development.

Junta in desperate plea for emergency teachers as classroom crisis worsens

The Junta has taken unprecedented action by issuing an emergency call via text and email for teachers - or anyone with a teaching qualification - to provide cover.

Anger grows as students in Andalucia are being priced out of university

The central government intends to reduce GDP expenditure on education from 4.1% to 3.6%.

Expat writer Joan Fallon delivers latest instalment of hit book series ‘al-Andalus’

Ring of Flames is the exciting conclusion to Fallon’s al-Andalus trilogy delves into Spain’s Moorish roots in Cordoba.

Dead dolphins found off Spain’s southern coast ‘had Alzheimer’s’

The study reveals that dolphins were found to have the same protein clusters found in Alzheimer patients.

Spain’s education system one of the worst among developed nations

NEW research shows that Spain’s education system is trailing behind Europe and other world leaders. Figures have revealed that 35% of young Spaniards lack a...
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