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ALDI to open new store in Finestrat

ALDI, one of the most popular supermarket chains in Europe, is to open a new store in Finestrat on November 29th. With this new...

PM reaffirms commitment to UK’s world-class tech sector

Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Phillip Hammond will host a Downing Street reception for the tech sector, reaffirming government commitment to innovation. The Prime...

Inflation shrank to 1.6% in October due to energy prices

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased in October 2017 by 1.6% year-on-year, the same rate as was advanced by the INE at the end...

Inflation climbs to 1.8% due to unprocessed food prices

In September 2017, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.8% year-on-year, the same as the rate advanced by National Statistics Institute (INE) at...

Services sector sheds 986 jobs

Unemployment increased in the Vega Baja by 507 people during the month of September with the number of unemployed currently registered at 27,296, according...

Banco Sabadell to move headquarters to Alicante due to uncertainty in...

Catalonia’s second biggest bank, Banco Sabadell is to move its registered office to Alicante. The board of directors has confirmed the move today, Thursday,...

European Commission proposes far-reaching reform of the EU VAT system

The European Commission has today launched plans for the biggest reform of EU VAT rules in a quarter of a century. The reboot would...

Alicante Business concern for Catalonia independence

The business world has been watching with concern the separatist drift of Catalonia in recent years, and the escalation of tension in recent days,...

Ryanair to cancel another 18,000 flights

Ryanair have today announced the cancellation of another 18,000 flights that will affect a further 40,000 passengers scheduled to use the low cost airline...

Statement by Michel Barnier following Theresa May’s speech in Florence

Brussels, 22 September 2017 In her speech in Florence, Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed a constructive spirit which is also the spirit of the...

Spain hits all-time record in wine exports, at 2.71 billion euros

The Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environmental Affairs (MAPAMA), Isabel García Tejerina, highlighted that the latest figures over 12 months to June...

Inflation rises by 1.6% due to the rise in energy prices

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.6% year-on-year in August 2017, one tenth more than in July, according to the figures published by...

Progress on deal to avert airport strikes in Spain

Trade union organisations and the ministry of Public Works will return next Tuesday as they to continue with negotiations aimed at averting airport strikes...

German chain Aldi to open supermarket in San Javier

German food chain Aldi has announced that it is strengthening its presence in the Region with the opening of a new supermarket on 11...

Murcia taxes ensure 6th most expensive fuel in Spain

With the cost of living generally lower than in many other parts of Spain the Government of Murcia is failing to enhance that position...

Overseas Spanish property investors spend record-breaking sums on Spain real estate

Overseas property buyers have invested a record-breaking €888 million into the Spanish property market in the first half of 2017. The amount dwarfed last year’s record of […]

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Spain: “The worst watermelon campaign in Murcia in 5 years”

The watermelon production volume in the area of Murcia has been great this year due to the good weather and the expansion of the...

UNEMPLOYMENT IN SPAIN FALLS TO 17.22% IN SECOND QUARTER

According to the national statistics, unemployment in Spain has fallen to 17.22% in the second quarter of 2017. This is an improvement on the...

Over 11,500,000 passengers to travel with easyJet between 24 July and...

easyJet flew 74m passengers in 2016 with record 468,300 passengers requiring special assistance - a doubling since 2010 easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, will welcome over...

BEWARE THE “BOILER ROOM” SCAM!

Boiler rooms are entities that offer and provide investment services without being registered with the corresponding supervisor (CNMV in the case of Spain). Therefore, they are...

easyJet to recruit more than 1200 new cabin crew

Largest cabin crew intake in easyJet’s twenty one year history Earlier this year easyJet announced recruitment of more than 450 new pilots More...

A brief overview to mortgages in Spain

During the boom and bust years, Spain has created and developed a mortgage market where a number of different lenders offer a wide variety...

HOUSING CONSTRUCTION ACCELERATES ON THE ORIHUELA COSTA

The construction sector has maintained its steady recovery in the province of Alicante and is now growing at an even faster rate. Constructor’s applications...

TORREVIEJA CONTINUES TO BE “POOREST CITY” IN SPAIN

The Torrevieja council say that they are tired of repeating that the INE statistics and reference points used to calculate the average household income...

RHA ATTACKS CHANCELLOR FOR FAILING TO TACKLE UNFAIR COMPETITION FROM EUROPEAN...

The Chancellor in his Spring Budget spoke about fairness. Commenting, Road Haulage Association chief executive Richard Burnett said: “Mr Hammond is ignoring the plight...

MURCIA’S REAL ESTATE SECTOR UNAFFECTED BY ‘BREXIT’

Murcia’s construction companies believe that the Region now "depends less" on the British market than many of the other sectors, as growth continues to...

INFLATION RISES TO 3% DUE TO HIGHER ENERGY PRICES

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew in January by 3% in year-on-year terms, 1.4 points higher than in December 2016, according to figures published...

LETTUCE PRAY! LEMONS FACING PRICE SQUEEZE?

By Andrew Atkinson Recent bad weather in the Vega Baja region severely hitting crops - including lettuce, courgettes and aubergines - lead to rationing in...

SPANISH ECONOMY CLOSED 2016 WITH 541,700 FEWER UNEMPLOYED

Over 413,000 more people are in work than a year ago, a 2.3% rise, all in the private sector and on a full-time basis....

2016 ENDS WITH 390,534 FEWER UNEMPLOYED

The number of recorded unemployed at the State Public Employment Services has fallen in December by 86,849 on the previous month. The total number of...

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