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Expats in Spain: Put your health first

I appreciate everything has changed due to Brexit, but it is now far more important to have health insurance than ever.  This is not...

Alcampo supermarket chain buys 235 stores and warehouse from struggling DIA in Spain

FRENCH retailer Auchan says its Spanish subsidiary Alcampo will buy 235 supermarkets and a warehouse from the struggling DIA group Subject to clearances from competition...

Spain’s microchip plan struggling to attract businesses

THE Spanish government’s plan to invest €12 billion euros is struggling to get off the ground  thanks to a lack of chipmakers willing to...

Common scams: Whistle blower reveals dirty tricks used to fleece customers at low-cost rental car firm in Spain

FEW transactions are as stressful as renting a car while on holiday. You're braindead, running on aeroplane peanuts, with either the kids screaming or your...

Good news in Spain as unemployment falls below 3 million and GDP grows faster than expected

SPAIN'S unemployment figures have dropped below three million for the first time since 2008, according to the National Statistics Institute(INE). The INE said the total...

Swapin Solutions: Buying Real Estate With Crypto Has Never Been This Simple

Buying anything with cryptocurrencies or doing mundane tasks like making monthly recurring rent payments with digital assets is nothing but a hassle. Retailers, service...

Comunidad de Vecinos: What property owners need to know about residents’ committees in Spain

A quick guide to the community of owners with Victoria Wright of ALBA Consultas

Spain announces details of new windfall tax on banks and fuel companies

SPAIN'S government has announced details of its new windfall tax on banks and fuel companies which aims to bring in €7 billion into state...

A Singh in the tale: British couple claim foul play against ‘Urban Turban’ celeb

A BRITISH couple have accused a popular Marbella celebrity of attempting to steal their business. Ross and Laura Turner claim Bally Singh - who self...

Best Coworking Spaces in Marbella – Top 6

Top 6 of the best coworking spaces in Marbella Marbella, one of the most beautiful locations in Europe, a synonym for luxury, offers much more...

Two of Spain’s biggest phone and broadband operators sign merger deal

TWO of Spain's biggest telecoms operators Orange and MasMovil have signed a formal deal to merge their operations in the country. The agreement is worth...

Autonomo: What you need to know about being self-employed in Spain

SPAIN has around 3.2 million self-employed people, known as ‘autonomos’, accounting for 16% of the population. The country taxes these workers excessively, leading to...

Leading bank in Spain slams windfall tax plans as profits rise by nearly 11%

BANKINTER executives say plans for a windfall tax on banks in Spain to help fight cost of living rises could hit capital levels, hurt...

Richest man in Spain gets even wealthier as real estate assets soar

The investment arm of Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega, founder and main shareholder of fashion group Inditex, has seen its real estate assets' market value...

Spain signs big green energy deal including new electric car battery factory

Spain has signed a major agreement with Chinese green energy company Envision Group to set up four projects. They include an electric car battery plant,...

Lo que hay que saber sobre el Forex antes de invertir

El trading en Forex puede parecer aterrador, pero en realidad no es tan difícil de hacer, especialmente si dedicas tiempo a investigar primero. De...

Britain tops list of investment in Spain for first quarter of 2022

BRITAIN has beaten the US to be crowned top investor in Spain in the first quarter of 2022. The British Chamber of Commerce in Andalucia...

Be Smart with your money: Get the best deal when you exchange currency

WITH something as important as your life savings or proceeds of a property sale at stake, getting expert advice from a financial services specialist...

High 10% inflation rate to continue for ‘rest of summer’ in Spain

THE Spanish economy will continue to be battered by a high inflation rate for the 'rest of summer' according to economy minister, Nadia Calvino. As...

Pedro Sanchez announces surprise windfall taxes on banks and energy companies in Spain

BANKS and energy companies in Spain are to be hit with new 'temporary' windfall taxes. The surprise announcement was made in Congress on Tuesday by...

Dirty diggers: Six of Spain’s construction giants fined €204 million and banned from public tenders after collusion

SOME of Spain’s biggest construction companies have been fined €204 million for collusion over public contracts. Spain's antitrust regulator said the six firms had illegally...

Dramatic shifts: GBP/EUR exchange rate skyrockets amid Eurozone recession fears

The pound euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate saw some dramatic shifts in movement over the past two weeks amid fears of global recession, diverging central...

The human touch: EU Insurance Direct are the friendly faces that assist you when you need help on Spain’s...

THE electronic age has made things possible to everyone in fields that were once the preserve of professionals, such as photographers, graphic designers and...

Murcia tourism goes ‘blue’ as region in southeastern Spain promotes diving spots  

MURCIA has gone down a new route in its tourism industry, promoting ´blue tourism´. Many local authorities and tourist boards are talking about the need...

Madrid wants Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix to move from Barcelona to Spain’s capital

MADRID has officially expressed a desire to host the Spanish Grand Prix after the current Formula One contract with the Circuit de Barcelona expires. Madrid’s...

Car giant Ford to produce ‘next-generation’ electric cars at its Valencia area plant in Spain

FORD will build their 'next-generation' electric cars at their Almusaffes assembly plant in Valencia. By 2026, Ford in Europe plans to sell 600,000 electric vehicles...

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