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Spain’s Air Europa gets official government approval for bailout loan

STRUGGLING carrier Air Europa is get a life-saving boost of €465 million from the Spanish government. The loan, which...

Economic woe as billions of Euros disappear from Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist industry in Spain

TOURIST INCOME has collapsed by 70 per cent across the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community during the first nine months of 2020...

65,000 hospitality businesses to collapse in Spain this year with turnover plummeting by €67 BILLION due to coronavirus crisis

COVID-19 lockdown and a plummet in tourism numbers have already seen 40,000 hospitality businesses close their doors

Free parasols for bathers at popular tourist beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BATHERS enjoying their Covid-safe day on Torrevieja’s Playa del Cura were able to take away a free parasol yesterday, courtesy of the...

Valencia led the way as the region in Spain with highest number of unemployment in June

VALENCIA has led the way as the region in Spain where the most people were thrown on the dole last month.

Business confidence in Spain’s Costa Blanca is ‘Big’ according to expanding local radio station

COSTA BLANCA businesses are gearing up for the new normality, a local company has reported. Big FM in Ciudad...

Unemployment figures in Spain rose by more than 5,000 people in June

UNEMPLOYMENT in Spain has risen by over 5,000 people in June.

Primark opens its second largest store in Spain

PRIMARK has opened its second largest store in Spain.

US considers imposing extra tariffs on goods from Spain and UK

THE US has been considering imposing extra tariffs on goods from Spain and the UK.

Spain ranks 36th on list of most competitive countries worldwide, while the UK is 19th

SPAIN has ranked 36th on the list of most competitive countries in the world, while the UK came in 19th.

Gibraltar schools start to open from May 26 as active COVID-19 infections go down to THREE

STUDENTS on the Rock will soon be allowed to see their friends while keeping to social distancing rules as schools open for some of them new plans.

Spain’s Repsol suffers staggering losses of €487 million in the first quarter of 2020

REPSOL has suffered losses of €487 million between January and March.

EXCLUSIVE: British expat on Spain’s Costa del Sol is launching new flip flop brand this summer

A BRITISH expat on the Costa del Sol has announced he’s launching his own flip flop brand this summer.

‘UNLOCK THE ROCK’: Gibraltar eases COVID-19 restrictions on businesses from May 2 onward

LOCALS will be able to head to shops on main-street this Saturday for the first time in Gibraltar since the general lock-down that started on March 22.

Petrol stations in Spain ask the Government if they can close down due to drop in demand, as people...

PETROL stations in Spain have asked the Government whether they can close down due to a drop in demand.

Spain repeals law allowing businesses to fire staff if they have taken too many sick days

THE coalition government has repealed a law that allowed businesses to dismiss workers if they had accumulated too much medical leave.

ALDI will hire 120 extra staff members in Alicante as part of its expansion programme in Spain

ALDI has announced it will hire an extra 120 people in Alicante.

Valencia becomes first region in Spain to set a minimum distance allowed between gambling venues and schools, hospitals and...

VALENCIA has become the first region in Spain to set a minimum distance allowed between gambling venues and schools.

Tourists spend most of their money in supermarkets in Spain’s Valencia

TOURISTS are spending most of their money in supermarkets, a study has announced.

International Tourism Trade Fair underway in Madrid

AXARQUIA’s biggest and best resorts have represented the region at one of the most important tourism fairs in Europe this past week.

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

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

Top bosses at Spain’s 35 biggest companies earn whopping 123 times more than average worker

Steel company ArcelorMittal, Spanish airline IAG Iberia and insurance company Mapfre were the most unequal paying companies of the IBEX 35.

Enough of the donkey debate in Spain’s Mijas, especially as those complaining didn’t even vote, writes Bill Anderson

"Do I think that the donkeys of Mijas are well looked after? Not well enough."

Jonathan Holdaway recounts Harry Enfield’s shaky lesson in finance, while offering his rather better advice on a balanced investment...

‘Buy high sell low’, he confidently exclaimed, then adding ‘or have I got that the wrong way round? Course I have …sell low, buy high’

€150 million luxury hotel opening on Spain’s Costa del Sol will create 700 jobs

Over 2,200 people have already applied to work in Ikos’s first hotel in Spain.

Rip-off flights, hotel evictions and 120,000 tourists still stranded as Thomas Cook collapses

Replacement flight rip offs, evictions from hotels, anxiety among thousands of tourists as Thomas Cook folds.