Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Spain’s Renfe wins record-breaking €5.5 BILLION contract to operate new high-speed rail link in the US

RENFE has been awarded a €5.56 billion contract to operate a high-speed rail line in the US.  The Spanish state-owned company will run the line...

Catholic Church rakes in record €284 MILLION from taxpayers in Spain

THE Spanish Catholic Church earned a record €284 million from taxpayers last year, figures have claimed.  Some 7,191,387 people opted to make a contribution to...

Airbus unions call for demonstrations against proposed job cuts in Spain

The management of Airbus, Spain has called for labour representatives to attend a meeting for negotiation on March 3, following which unions will hold assemblies in the factories to schedule walkouts

Airbus to cut 630 jobs across Spain, affecting 300 in Andalucia

The European company today announced a restructuring plan that will affect jobs across Madrid, Andalucia and Castilla La Mancha

‘Deteriorating’ Tivoli World on Spain’s Costa del Sol hoping for ‘much needed’ upgrades as talks with new investors underway

BENALMADENA town hall is seeking investors to carry out much-needed upgrades at the Tivoli World theme park.  It comes after a decade of conflict between...

ALDI will hire 120 extra staff members in Alicante as part of its expansion programme in Spain

ALDI has announced it will hire an extra 120 people in Alicante.

Valencia becomes first region in Spain to set a minimum distance allowed between gambling venues and schools, hospitals and...

VALENCIA has become the first region in Spain to set a minimum distance allowed between gambling venues and schools.

How the Catalan Election and Financial Market Volatility are Tied Together

Catalonia’s separatist president, Quim Torra, has announced that he’ll call an early regional election as relations continue to deteriorate between the two pro-independence parties...

Spain moves forward with new digital tax set to hit Google and Facebook hard despite threats from US of...

SPAIN has approved a new tax on digital businesses and stock market transactions which will hit Google and Facebook hard.  The so-called Google tax and...

New section of coastal path completed on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The new section of path in Estepona opens up a new track for a walk or bike ride in the area of the Arroyo Guadalobon

EU widens investigation into Ryanair for potential ‘unfair advantage’ in Spain marketing deals

RYANAIR has seen the probe into whether it received an unfair advantage from the Spanish government widened.  EU competition regulators first launched an investigation in...

FEAR MONGERING: Government slams Barcelona convention organisers after cancellation due to coronavirus outbreak

THE Minister of Health has slammed the organisers of a huge Spanish tech show, which was cancelled due to coronavirus.

Leading telecom provider Telitec launches campaign to help ‘forgotten urbanisations’ in Spain gain fiber optic internet access

SPAIN’S leading independent provider of telecoms has launched a campaign to help neglected urbanisations get high-speed fiber optic internet access.

Three tips to avoid scams with British TV / IPTV in Spain

AS much as British expats love the Spanish sun, we miss our British TV. Which is why hundreds of...

‘BREXIT ANTIDOTE’: Malaga bosses seeking direct flights to MIAMI and WASHINGTON in bid to ditch Costa del Sol’s reliance...

MALAGA is bracing for Brexit by looking to the US and Middle East to reduce its reliance on the British market.  In its new 800-page...

Tourists spend most of their money in supermarkets in Spain’s Valencia

TOURISTS are spending most of their money in supermarkets, a study has announced.

Glamour Magazine are recruiting models

GLAMOUR Magazine needs models for our upcoming Magazine cover page.

BREAKING: Huge Mobile World Congress in Barcelona cancelled due to coronavirus fears losing Spain €490 MILLION and over 14,000...

THE Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is set to be cancelled due to coronavirus fears, it has been reported. Organisers GSMA were left with little...

Cristiano Ronaldo opening hotel in Madrid, his first one outside Portugal

CRISTIANO Ronaldo has announced he will be opening a hotel in Madrid this summer.

Spanish billionaire and Zara founder Amancio Ortega ranked fifth richest man in the world and second in Europe

ZARA founder, Amancio Ortega has been ranked as the fifth richest man in the world.

‘DON’T SHAKE HANDS’: Coronavirus warning for huge tech show in Spain after Amazon and Sony pull out

ONE of the world's largest tech shows has been dealt a huge blow after Amazon and Sony pulled out citing coronavirus concerns.  The Mobile World...

UK meetings set out the stall for Gibraltar to bring in more business

Gibraltar is pushing to take over more financial services and economic development during meetings held this week in London.

Chartered Financial Planner Jonathan Holdaway explains what a ‘fund’ actually is

IN the last few articles I’ve been talking a great deal about ‘funds’, so I thought it would be worth delving into...

EXCLUSIVE: Gibraltar business chief optimistic despite Brexit

Brexit has already had a negative impact on Gibraltar and it could get worse if a satisfactory deal is not made with the EU, a business leader has warned.

Taking care of your loved one’s last journey

ARRANGING the funeral of a loved one can be stressful and an emotional ordeal.