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Your finances may be hit by other headwinds, not just coronavirus

The far-reaching and serious impact of the coronavirus pandemic is dominating almost every area of our lives - including our financial lives. Covid-19 has wreaked...

Spain tourism hotspot could cancel tax for British tourists amid Brexit fears

BRITISH tourists could be exempt from paying 'VAT' in the Canary Islands in a bid to battle Brexit. President of the Spanish islands Fernando Clavijo...

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,...

The rise of the day visitor: How local residents could save Spain’s hotel industry

THANKS to COVID-19 the Spanish hotel industry has suffered more than ever before. In July, usually one of the busiest months for tourism, hotel...

Wales to host its first-ever Rioja Day

They hope to sync the day with the Day of La Rioja in the Spanish town of the same name

Spain named as top summer destination for Europeans

The Iberian Penisular is still a favourite among French, Italian, English, German and even Spanish tourists themselves

Leading insurer launches new pet cover

Insurance policy based on size of your pet is launched

EasyJet opens new Barcelona base creating 120 new jobs

The airline currently links 14 European airports with the north-eastern Spanish city

Chinese billionaire buys €40 million stake in Atletico Madrid

Billionaire Wang Jianlin has bought a 20% stake in the current La Liga champions

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...

Hotelier in Spain’s Andalucia talks to the BBC about the devastating effects of coronavirus on tourism

A HOTELIER from Andalucia has spoken to the BBC detailing what effect the coronavirus will have on his business.

Spanish father offers €5,000 reward for finding his son a job

One Zaragoza father took matters into his own hands by placing an advert in a local paper to get his 39-year-old a job

Uber to halt services in Spain despite vows to fight court order

The company has decided to obey judge's orders

Tributes pour in following sudden death of much-loved Costa del Sol restaurateur Peter Nette

TRIBUTES have been pouring in on social media following the sudden death of expat restaurateur Peter Nette.  The Floria Rustico boss was tragically found dead...

Heineken announce €6.4 million investment into Andalucia plant

HEINEKEN has announced a €6.4 million investment to expand its site in Jaén. The cash injection will see the production of canned Cruzcampo and Amstel beers. President...

UK sees fastest fall in home ownership than any other EU country

Strict lending practices and runaway house prices have blocked young buyers from getting onto the property ladder

DATA REVOLUTION: How the pharmaceutical industry is being transformed

THE availability of data has completely transformed the traditional pharmaceutical industry with the most significant impact in drug discovery, clinical trials and patient outreach. However,...

Spain’s €200 billion plan to aid ‘autónomos’, employers and laid-off workers through the coronavirus crisis

PEDRO Sanchez has today announced a €200 billion package to aid the self-employed, employers and laid-off workers through the coronavirus crisis (details below). The Prime...

Camping holidaymakers can now buy RAIN insurance in Spain

CAMPING holidaymakers can now buy insurance against the infamous rain in Spain. The innovative insurance allows customers to cancel their holiday 72 hours in advance...

Cryptocrooks: Spanish police bust tax haven Bitcoin fraudsters

A RECENT huge rise in the value of cryptocurrencies has seen a parallel rise in scammers. Spanish police have moved in on a ring of...

Delivery company adds service charge after card surcharges banned in EU

A TAKEAWAY delivery company has imposed a new service charge, following a ban on card transaction fees. On Monday Just Eat added a new 50p charge...

Nine men have been arrested following a number of robberies in Calvia

A GROUP of burglars have been rounded up for a string of Calvia robberies. The nine men were rounded up in raids last week following...

Leading lawyer breaks down the impact Catalunya will have on private business contracts

After two banks have moved their HQ's out of Barcelona leading Spanish lawyer Antonio Flores examines the knock-on effects of the political unrest occurring in Catalunya.

New Spanish brand of beer slammed for insulting Hindu religion

The brewery has since apologised

Greatest web scraping ideas in 2020

Web scraping is becoming more and more popular in this digital era. Maybe you are finding web scraping interesting and useful and want to...

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