Friday, June 5, 2020

Fernando Alonso praises new F1 regulations for improving racing cars

The Spaniard has had two tough seasons, finishing 17th and 10th, so he says he doesn't mind doing the extra gym work as long as his car grows with him.

MAY DAY: More than 70 protests planned across Spain today for better working conditions as union bosses warn of...

DOZENS of protests are planned across Spain today to demand better working conditions. Organised by the country's main labour unions UGT and CCOO, the more...

WAGE WAR: Costa del Sol hotels to resist pay increases for tourism staff despite boom in profits

TRADE unions in Malaga are set to negotiate for higher wages for hotel and restaurant staff. They argue the 78,000 who work in the industry...

British company plans Torremolinos shopping centre dry ski slope

Plans for the giant shopping centre also include a swimming pool and a wave machine

Unionist victory in Scotland leaves sterling at two-year high against euro

Sterling also at two-week high against the dollar

Euro resurgence

Keith Spitalnick looks at how the recent measures put in place to address the eurozone crisis have helped boost the value of the euro against the pound

Why is Customer Service Training Important to a Business

The quality of customer service is important to the success of a business. Some businesses don't have products that are comparable to the competitors...

EXCLUSIVE: 79-year-old expat being ‘forced out’ of Costa del Sol hotel she has lived in for 12 years

AN EXPAT pensioner is being ‘thrown out’ of the hotel she has lived in for 13 years.   Irishwoman Catherine McDonald, who is almost 80, must...

Ciudadanos SURGE in polls by more than 50 seats, threatening Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular

A NEW nationwide poll has seen a surge in support for centre-right Ciudadanos. According to the Sociometrica poll for El Espanol this weekend, the orange...

Spain’s main house-sitting network expanding after successful first two years

HouseSitMatch now boasts more than 1,000 sitters across 20 countries

British expat urges self-employed in Spain to support new autonomo political party

A BRITISH expat on the Costa del Sol explains why he joined the newly formed A.P.E (SOMOS AUTONOMOS INICIATIVA POLITICA) and what his role is.

Gibraltar’s oldest insurance firm puts clients first

Insurance firm Capurro is still being run by the founder’s great grandson, discovers Joe Duggan

Andalucian company among first in Spain to introduce four-day working week

A COMPANY based in Jaen has introduced a four-day working week.

Junta announces €10 million project to develop tourism in inland Andalucia

THE Junta has allocated almost €10 million to develop tourism in Andalucia’s lesser visited inland areas. The funds, available in two tranches of €4.75 million,...

Retail figures fall in Spain for first time in three years following Catalunya crisis

SPANISH retail sales fell for the first time in over three years in October, with sales in Catalonia dropping sharply after its independence referendum. The...

British pensioner taking a punt in Spain

Enterprising Trevor Dine, 81, has just opened a casino in San Roque

British holiday sickness fraudsters jailed as judge vows to put future scammers behind bars

A BRITISH couple who tried to claim more than €20,000 in a fake holiday sickness scam have been jailed. In a landmark case, Deborah Briton,...

Police bust Benidorm sex club after Polish gang stole thousands by adding zeros to customer’s bills

Three Polish women aged 22, 23 and 27 were among those arrested at the club frequented by Brits

British expats declare ‘end of an era’ as iconic Passion Cafe closes its doors on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The cafe has served customers in the La Colonia centre, in San Pedro de Alcantara, since the early 1990s

Features of a Franking Machine – and Why It Can Be Hugely Beneficial to a Business

In this age and day, it’s apparent that writing, which is one of the oldest forms of human communication, will never go out of...

Spain paid €300 million in pensions to the deceased in 2015

30,000 deceased received payments in 2015

Popular Marbella chiringuito owner fined €10,000 for ‘illegal extension’

A MARBELLA chiringuito owner has been fined €10,000 for 'illegally extending' his beach bar.  The owner of a Llevante Beach Club must pay €5,400 to...

Air Nostrum to resume inter-island flights in Spain’s Balearic Islands from MAY 24 as government promises to stop ‘abusive’...

The announcement comes after the airline reached an agreement with the Government of the Balearic Islands to restart flights between Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca

Court ruling against clausula suelo mortgages could spark €6 billion payout

A Madrid judge ruled in favour of 15,000 mortgage holders who hold the controversial mortgages

Slow recovery for Marbella’s hotels

Marbella's hotels begin to fill up again after a worst year in living memory