Number of Mortgages Granted Rises 34% Annually
July Closes with Very High Temperatures in the Alicante Province
Multimillionaire Russian Anchors on the Javea-Denia Coast
Properties Now Sell 50% Faster on the Costa del Sol Than in 2015
Spanish Startup Creates Blue Wine
Longest Water Slide in Europe in Madrid This Sunday Only
UK Garage Music DJ and Producer Wookie on the Costa Blanca This Saturday
Madrid Campaigns in London to Bring the City to Spain’s Capital
Gas Bottle Price Drops to Minimum Level
32 Provinces on Orange Alert for High Temperatures Today
British Consulate Organises Informal Talk on Brexit Tomorrow in Alicante
Julian Marley & Uprising Perform at Mar de Músicas Festival Inauguration in Cartagena Tonight
Great Places to Visit This Summer
McDonald’s in Spain to Use 100% Spanish Beef from Now On

Life in Spain

The AVE high-speed train arrives in Alicante mid june
10 June 2013

High-Speed AVE to Reach Alicante Next Week

Passengers will be able to travel to Madrid from Alicante from 18 June. Tickets go on sale from Monday 10 June There will be 9 journeys a day each way The new AVE fast train line linking Madrid to...
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Spain is ranked in 20th position for good places to live
06 June 2013

The Best and Worst Aspects About Living in Spain According to the OECD

Spain is ranked in 20th position Its best score was for work/life balance It scored poorly in education, income and employment According to a study carried out by the OECD (Organisation for Economic...
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Easyjet announces new hand luggage dimensions
03 June 2013

Flight Hand Luggage Dimensions Made Even Smaller

Easyjet announces smaller hand luggage dimensions Current dimensions will be accepted until 2 July provided there is room on board the plane New summer routes to Alicante from Scandinavia and Ireland...
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The Attention to the Foreign Tourist Service will run in Benidorm
31 May 2013

New Tourist Attention Service to Start Working in Benidorm from 1 June

Tourists will be attended by national police officers and translators Victims of crime can make reports here The office is solely dedicated to helping foreigners on holiday A new service aimed to...
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Spain in trouble over refusal to accept EHIC health cards
30 May 2013

European Commission Starts Court Proceedings Against Spain for EHIC Card Refusal Cases

Many EU visitors to Spain have complained to the EU about the refusal to accept the EHIC card when requiring medical treatment in Spain Brussels has been aware of the situation since 2010 and duly...
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Spain has the highest number of blue flag beaches
24 May 2013

Best Results Ever for Spain’s Beaches and Marinas

Spain has the highest number of blue flag beaches in the northern hemisphere Spain has been awarded 11 more blue flags than last year Galicia has the most blue flags There are many reasons why...
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Tourist numbers are up on last year
22 May 2013

Spain Becomes Increasingly Popular with International Tourists

Tourist numbers increased in March and for the first quarter on last year The Canaries and Balearic Islands are the most popular destinations Barcelona is valued the most for its architecture...
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Old terminal at El Altet could become a macro-outlet centre
14 May 2013

Plans to Transform Alicante Airport’s Old Terminal into Giant Commercial Outlet Are Revealed

The shopping complex will also house an indoor go-cart course, flight and Formula 1 simulator and numerous eateries There will be a 36-room hotel for passengers taking early flights The project will...
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Valencian region pharmacists do not have money for medication
08 May 2013

Valencian Region Chemists in Trouble Again as Government Unable to Pay

Valencian region pharmacists are owed 5 months of invoices Some have started to only purchase essential medicines Other regions have received more up-to-date payments Just six months ago chemists in...
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The European Health Insurance Card ensure public medical care in an emergency
02 April 2013

The EHIC Card – What Is It and Who Can Use It?

British newspaper reports that EHIC cards are being refused in some Spanish hospitals The EHIC card provides UK residents access to emergency medical treatment from a public healthcare centre whilst...
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Urban transport goes up 8.1% this year
28 March 2013

Urban Transport Undergoes Significant Price Increase in 2013

The cost of using urban transport increased by 8.1% at the start of the year There are 14 cities that offer good discounts to those on limited incomes The most expensive urban transport is found in...
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Tax office warns of bogus websites
22 March 2013

Tax Office Warns Of Impersonating Bogus Websites

Do not telephone any numbers starting with 905 claiming to provide information about tax The tax authority will never ask for bank details or personal information via email There are several scams...
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