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Thu, 29 Feb 2024 13:13:40
Extra-terrestrial treasure: Prehistoric links to outer space found in Alicante province
OUTER space and the Bronze Age do not sit well in the same sentence – they may both have existed at the same time, but anyone based on Earth back then would not have known much, or anything, about what lies beyond.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 08:25:14
What's new at Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2024?
A FIRM annual fixture for fans of the latest technology, the Barcelona-based Mobile World Congress (MWC) never fails to blow visitors' minds with creations they didn't know they needed. And these cutting-edge inventions are not just about ever-more s...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:24:15
'Style Queen': UK media pours praise on HRH Letizia's elegant attire
BRITISH media outlets have lauded Spain's Queen Letizia's effortlessly-elegant dress sense over the past few days as she accompanies her husband King Felipe VI to London.

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 21:14:24
Foreign incomers push population above 48 million for first time ever
SPAIN'S headcount has risen to its highest figure in history – for the first time ever, the population has broken the 48 million barrier.

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 13:30:44
One in three homes bought without a mortgage 
MORTGAGE-LENDING has reduced dramatically in Spain in the past year, but that has not stopped homes on sale being snapped up: Over a third were purchased in cash, according to the latest figures.

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 22:55:09
Goya Award for Ghostbuster Sigourney Weaver...and other winners for 2024
SIGOURNEY Weaver and survivors of a South American plane crash took centre stage at Spain's answer to the Oscars this week, the Goya Awards – and one film netted 12 prizes out of its 13 nominations.

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 07:30:46
Vueling to 'multiply' low-cost flights ahead of Olympics, Euros and America's Cup
SPANISH national low-cost airline Vueling has announced numerous extra flights this summer, increasing frequency and destination choice for 2024.

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 06:55:07
Budget fuel station Ballenoil unveils major expansion plans following CEPSA takeover
LOW-COST self-service petrol station chain Ballenoil plans to open a further 110 premises in Spain this year on top of the 233 it already operates nationally.

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 14:46:15
Primark seeks 200 employees for new store in Madrid
BUDGET clothing store Primark has announced plans to open another branch in Madrid next month – the chain's 61st retail outlet in Spain.

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 19:37:21
Madrid airport to undergo €2.4bn expansion 18 years after T4 opening
SPAIN'S president Pedro Sánchez has announced plans to expand Madrid's Adolfo Suárez-Barajas airport with a budget of €2.4 billion – the largest investment in aviation infrastructure in the country in more than a decade.

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 09:45:21
Aldi to open a string of new stores across Spain this year
GERMAN supermarket chain Aldi has announced a major expansion plan for Spain in 2024, with its distribution centre in Sagunto (Valencia province) set to open next month and a another one on the cards for the north.

Tue, 16 Jan 2024 20:32:50
New Year price changes in Spain: What's gone up and come down?
EVERY January in Spain sees the start of a new tax year and, with it, changes in prices of utilities, commodities and certain consumer goods, along with amendments to State benefits, the minimum wage, and contributory pensions.

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 21:56:54
Masks mandatory again in medical centres across Spain
MASKS are once again compulsory in medical centres and hospitals in some regions in Spain, and strongly recommended in others, the ministry of health has announced.

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 18:56:41
Kyriam and Carla, first babies born in 2024, beat the chimes
SPAIN'S first two babies born in 2024 arrived with the final chime that heralded the New Year, and almost simultaneously – one in Vigo (Pontevedra province), and one in Salamanca.

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 10:44:37
King's Christmas speech focuses heavily on Constitutional rights
KING Felipe VI's annual Christmas Eve speech once again included a covert appeal to secessionist politicians, as well as raising concerns about young adults' struggle to afford housing and violence against women.