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Amazon to open cloud computing unit in Spain’s Aragon region in €2.5 billion investment

AMAZON'S cloud computing division AWS(Amazon Web Services) has announced a €2.5 billion investment in Spain over the next decade. The firm said on Wednesday that...

Truck drivers group launch strike in Spain over inflation but disruption described as ‘minimal’

A group of mainly self-employed truck drivers and small haulage companies have gone on indefinite strike in Spain. The National Platform in Defence of Transport...

DEAR JENNIFER: Can you recommend a good travel insurance policy for British expats in Spain?

UNFORTUNATELY due to Brexit, the travel insurance company that we worked extremely well with for over 20 years is no longer able to offer...

GBP/EUR exchange rate slumps as BoE forecasts a two-year UK recession

The pound euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate fell sharply through the first two weeks of November as it became increasingly apparent that the UK economy...

Iberia in Spain ordered by court to rethink cabin crew procedures due to ‘risk when closing overhead lockers’

THE SPANISH High Court has ruled that airline Iberia will have to take action to ensure that its cabin crew don’t injure themselves when...

Spain’s Renfe rail company to crack down further on passengers abusing free-ticket scheme

SPAIN’S state rail company Renfe is going to take further action to crack down on so-called “phantom reservations”, whereby passengers make multiple bookings thanks...

Business owners! Get ready for 2023 with our guide to effective local communication.

As we are getting ready to wave goodbye to 2022, it is the time of the year to start planning for what’s next. In...

EU money seals deal for Spain’s first electric car battery factory in Valencia

CAR maker SEAT has confirmed that it will site Spain's first electric car battery plant in the Valencia area. SEAT President, Wayne Griffiths reaffirmed the...

Spain’s Iberdrola announces €17 billion investment in renewables across Europe and USA

ENERGY giant Iberdrola will invest €47 billion in electricity networks, renewable energy production and customer businesses over the next two years. Around €17 billion of...

Spain’s clothes stores cutting back on big Black Friday bargains as purchases fall and costs rise

CLOTHES sales in Spain went up by 4.2% in October compared to a year earlier but that was close to half of September's rise. Fashion...

Self-employed truckers in Spain announce fresh strike after March stoppage 

SPAIN’S self-employed truckers have voted to begin an indefinite strike starting on midnight on Sunday, as the sector continues to struggle against high costs....

REVEALED: Three richest people in Spain’s Andalucia according to new Forbes list

Agriculture and natural building materials are the main sectors behind the three richest people in Andalucia. It’s that time of the year again when The...

Spain will get two green fuel plants in massive deal with shipping company Maersk

DANISH shipping company Maersk will build two major green hydrogen production centres in Spain as it looks to decarbonise its fleet. The freight transporter has...

GBP/EUR exchange rate rocked by UK political chaos but bounces back after Sunak confirmed as PM

Trade in the pound euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate remained highly erratic through the second half of October amid UK political drama. Over the last two...

WIDER TRENDS, EVIDENCE AND FINDINGS: Campbell Ferguson of Survey Spain presents his latest market report into Spain’s property sector

THE observant amongst you will have seen that we are now in our 19th year, having started Survey Spain on September 1, 2003. When I...

Utility giant Iberdrola reports profit fall of 14% in Spain

SPANISH energy provider Iberdola has reported a 29% rise in profits over the first nine months of 2022 compared to the same period last...

PROTEC: The diversified construction business with a family touch on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE Protec Group, established in 1996, started out a humble family business selling windows and doors. Under the stewardship of founder Andre Jensen, and partner...

Smart Photovoltaic Systems: Municipalities on Spain’s Costa del Sol subsidise the installation of PV systems with IBI discounts

MANY municipalities in Spain subsidise the installation of photovoltaic systems. Those who meet the relevant conditions can save up to 50% on property tax...

Telefonica’s move to accept crypto signals increase in Spanish interest

In the latest in a series of boosts for the cryptocurrency sector, Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica has announced it will start accepting cryptocurrency payments...

Sell more properties with Spanish Casa

A Spanish Property Portal Designed to Grow Agency Brands And Drive Quality Leads Spanish Casa, a Spanish property portal since 2015, has developed and...

The One Portfolio

Ever since we opened the doors to our first office back in 2014, Chorus Financial have aimed to offer the very best solutions for...

Spain launches probe into online portal Booking.com over exploiting hotels

SPAIN'S competition regulator, the CNMC, has launched a probe into whether internet portal, Booking.com, has exploited hotels in the country. The CNMC will investigate complaints...

Massive growth in Spain planned by Ikea

IKEA is to create 1,500 jobs in the country after seeing record 8.2% growth in sales. The record turnover of €1.82 billion between September 2021...

Spain’s Finance Minister says inflation rate fall is accelerating

SPAIN'S Finance Minister, Nadia Calvino, has said that the country's inflation rate fall is accelerating. In an interview with the Reuters news agency, Calvino said...

Smart Photovoltaic Systems: Gas and climate crisis trigger photovoltaic-system boom in Spain

EVERYONE seems to be talking about the climate crisis at the moment. There were devastating forest fires during the summer, practically all over Europe,...

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