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Pedro Sanchez announces €11 billion investment for Spain’s microchip and semiconductor sector

SPAIN'S government is planning to invest €11 billion in the country's microchip and semiconductor sectors. Speaking at Monday's 'Wake Up Spain' economic forum in Madrid,...

Spain’s first metaverse Uttopion offers virtual plots of land for sale

SPANISH real estate has just gone meta. For between €2,000-€20,000 you can now buy up the 'first' plots of land in the Spanish-language metaverse known...

BREAKING NEWS: Major failure for Movistar and Telefonica phone customers in Spain

THOUSANDS of Telefonica subscribers have been unable to use their phones since around 11.00 am on Wednesday. The outage has occurred in Movistar's 4G network,...

As energy bills soar across Spain, English language comparison website will save you money on electricity bills and much...

By Niamh Ryan FOR a long time, price comparison websites have been a familiar and popular service in countries such as the United Kingdom....

A bright new future that saves you money, with Solar Works in Spain

By Niamh Ryan WITH electricity prices rising by more than 40% in Spain over the last year alone, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE),...

Costa Blanca engineers count down to blast off for Spain’s first space rocket launch in 2022

SPAIN'S first space rocket will be launched next year, 11 years after a Costa Blanca-based company was formed with the aim of making that...

Robot with cat-like look serves diners at award-winning Costa Blanca restaurant in Spain

AN award-winning Costa Blanca restaurant is using a locally-made robot to serve customers. Michelin star-holding chef, Maria Jose San Roman, has brought in a BellaBot...

Google News returns to Spain after a seven-year hiatus

GOOGLE NEWS is returning to Spain after a seven-year break, the service was discontinued in 2014 ahead of a change to the country's copyright...

This is the new air taxi designed and manufactured in Spain

The future of travel is in the sky and soon we could see cities filled with personal aircrafts, straight out of a sci-fi movie. Spanish...

New email scam claims to be Apple and Amazon offering free gifts – what to do if you get...

EMAIL users in Spain are being warned to look out for potential scam emails. The National Institute of Cybersecurity in Spain (Incibe) has said email...

DESPERATE TIMES… Ford manufacturers in Spain’s Valencia to launch stripped-down models due to global microchip shortage

This means whole batches of certain models will hit the market without facilities such as the parking assistant.

OFFLINE: Spain’s Castellon Province among the worst for internet access in the country

Seven towns in Castellon have more than 1,000 homes each without broadband access – and the top three are major coastal tourist resorts.

Mercadona gets €2.5 million fine for installing facial-recognition cameras in their supermarkets in Spain

MERCADONA has been fined €2.5 million by Spain's data protection agency over a 'facial recognition' system trial. The aim was to spot supermarket customers that...

Phone companies in Spain vow to stop ‘cold-calling’ during afternoon siesta

SPAIN'S top phone companies have promised to cut unsolicited calls pestering people to sign up to their services putting an end to the misery...

IN THE LOOP: Spain’s Valencia hosts first European Hyperloop Week event

This is the first time an event of this kind has been held outside the USA, which makes the selection of Valencia even more special.

Pedro Sanchez announces €4.3 billion boost to electric car production in Spain

SPAIN'S government is to spend €4.3 billion in a massive revamp of its car production industry in a switch to making electric vehicles. Prime Minister,...

Eye in the sky: Spain launches new fleet of traffic drones to patrol roads this summer

THE General-Directorate for Traffic (DGT) now has a fleet of 39 drones for traffic monitoring across Spain. They finished distributing the drones to all...

Exoskeletons trialed in Gibraltar by Spanish Robotics company to help kids with muscular diseases walk

MAKING a cup of tea, brushing teeth, going for a walk with a friend are everyday activities that we often take for granted. But not...

THE FUTURE IS NOW: A flying car has completed a test flight between two airports then drove off afterwards

A SLOVAKIAN company has created a flying car prototype that completed a 35 minute flight between the international airports of Nitra and Bratislava, Slovakia.  The...

BREAKING NEWS: Movistar report phone and internet service breakdowns in parts of Spain

TELECOMS company Movistar has confirmed a failure in its phone and internet services in parts of Spain. Problems started appearing from around noon today(June 25). Customers...

SEAWEED BREAD: Scientists in Spain’s Valencia produce a healthier type of gluten-free bread by adding edible algae

This problem is said to directly affect nearly 450,000 celiac people in Spain.

TV streamers like Netflix and Amazon Prime continue to boost their viewing figures in Spain

HALF of Spain's homes with an internet service are now watching streamers like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or HBO. That's according to a survey conducted by...

DON’T BELIEVE A WORD: Spanish police warn of new scam involving conmen posing as Microsoft technicians

The person targeted is given a set of instructions to follow in order to install what is claimed to be a safety programme, but which is really a virus that enables the fraudsters to access the device remotely

MENTAL HEALTH BREAKTHROUGH: Award-winning scientist from Spain’s Valencia discovers new protein to improve treatments

Experiments with mice revealed that those injected with OTX2 had a less anxious behaviour than ‘normal’ mice.

UK TV classics Morse and Poirot plus ‘Line of Duty’ come to Spain in a new streaming service

A new TV streaming platform has launched in Spain bringing UK TV drama classics like Inspector Morse, Poirot, and Doc Martin to a new...

Glovo delivery company in Spain is hacked with proof posted on the ‘dark web’

A hacker used an old administrator password to break into the computer network of Spain's fast delivery company Glovo. The firm said today(May 4) that...

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