Originally published on Planetsave.com In a great show of unified civil disapproval of Spain’s recently proposed “solar tax” law, over 188,000 citizens have signed an online petition against it in less than one week. Penalizing grid-connected...Show More Summary
The highly regarded ex-minister or the successful campaigner? Just got from a wonderfully restful holiday near the ancient sherry town of Jerez in south West Spain to find my LD leadership voting papers there waiting for my attention. The choice is very difficult. Back in April 2011 I suggested on PB that Norman Lamb, then […]
A dangerous heat wave scorching Europe this week is breaking records and forcing people to seek shade and water, as well as refuge indoors. Triple-digit temperatures baked Spain and Portugal earlier this week before moving on to France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Poland and other areas of Europe, AccuWeather reported. Show More Summary
Too often measured against Champagne or chosen by price alone, Spain’s sparkling wine doesn’t suffer by comparison.
Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi will not be Sergio Ramos’ replacement at Real Madrid next season, according to the player’s agent. Otamendi has expressed his desire to leave Spain this summer with Manchester United being tipped to be the Argentine center-back’s next destination. … Continue reading ?
Madrid raises growth forecast for both this year and next, as jobless data improves for fifth month.
The law, that became effective on July 1, among other provisions, prohibits Spaniards from making video recordings or photographing police and their activities if it endangers officers' safety or the success of the operation they are executing.
Wearing a t-shirt that read “tired… of being”, Manchester United keeper David De Gea landed in Madrid on Thursday. De Gea’s sighting in Madrid instantly set alarm bells ringing, and raised interest in whether the goalie is in Spain to complete a move from Manchester United to Real. Show More Summary
Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has moved to quickly dismiss reports emanating from Spain linking him with a switch to Barcelona. Earlier today, the Catalan daily SPORT reported that the Turkey international had snubbed a reported move to England (specifically Chelsea) … Continue reading ?
Atletico Madrid will reportedly target Arsenal's Santi Cazorla as a possible replacement for Arda Turan during the summer transfer window, according to the latest transfer rumours from Spain. AS (h/t Metro.co.uk's George Bellshaw ) believes...Show More Summary
In a great show of unified civil disapproval of Spain’s recently proposed “solar tax” law, over 188,000 citizens have signed an online petition against it in less than one week. Penalizing grid-connected solar installations of up toShow More Summary
NAPOLETANO: Prime Minister Renzi, in the case of a Greek default the markets will seek shelter from sovereign risk. At the forefront are Portugal, Spain and, unfortunately, Italy. Do you have any ideas on how to make our country safe, far from the line of fire? RENZI: Italy is already out of the line of fire. Show More Summary
There has been yet another twist in the ongoing transfer saga surrounding Juventus' Arturo Vidal, with the latest rumours from Spain now claiming the Chile international has agreed to a deal to join Real Madrid. According to CatalanShow More Summary
Some say it takes nerves of steel to participate on a slingshot ride. It turns out this particular guy just didn’t have them as he screams and passes out several times on a slingshot ride in Magalluf, Spain. While it probably isn’t particularly...Show More Summary
The new law prohibits everything from insulting a police officer to protesting outside the country's legislature
The introduction to a Morning Edition segment on the response in Spain (sorry, no link) told listeners that Spain was undergoing austerity to pay down its "massive debt." This is inaccurate. Spain did not have anything that can remotely...Show More Summary
European shares edged up on Thursday, boosted by a rise in Spain's Amadeus. ||| London - European shares edged higher at the open on Thursday, boosted by a rise in Spain's Amadeus, although markets were cautious over Greece, just days away from a referendum that may decide its future in Europe. Show More Summary
Kempt Staff Erin continues to dazzle in this shoot from GQ Spain, after the jump...
Archaeologists working in Spain have discovered several new cave etchings dating back 14,000 years to the Middle Magdalenian period. Using innovative methods of photography, photogrametry, and 3D laser scanning, the researchers were able to identify faint etchings of a bison, horse, and a possible doe and wolf. Read more...
Summer in Europe has been off to a sweltering start. A record-breaking heat wave has caused temperatures to exceed 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 Fahrenheit, in Spain. Paris reached its second-highest temperature ever recorded, according to Meteo France, with a high temperature of 39.7 degrees Celsius, or 103.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Show More Summary