Tag Archives: Spain

Manufacturing slump feeds financial woes

September 3, 2012

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  Economic growth is what people are hoping for; the smallest sign that the economic woes that have been affecting the world  are starting to recede would make many jump for joy. However, sadly this in not the case. This can be seen if you look at the manufacturing activity of countries and recent news [...]

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The cost of holidaying abroad

July 23, 2012

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  The majority of us that will be heading to warmer climes for sun, sea and sangria will be taking out insurance to ensure that any holiday mishaps are covered. However, it is becoming more common that holiday makers are being caught out because theyare not aware of certain stipulations within their insurance. When you [...]

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Spanish King Juan Carlos goes on an elephant hunting trip

April 17, 2012

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King Juan Carlos posing in front of an elephant

  While Spain is suffering a second recession, its King spent some days in Botswana on an elephant hunting trip. The monarch has been slammed by the media after the £27,000 cost of the trip was revealed. The Spanish Monarchy is not going through its best moments. A few months ago, Juan Carlo’s son-in-law was [...]

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Spanish General Strike

March 29, 2012

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The Spanish flag

  Spanish workers are revolting against their new three month old government.The country’s biggest unions are up in arms over labour reforms and planned austerity measures,calling a general strike for today (29th March 2012). Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s conservative People’s Party was elected on a platform of saving the country from economic ruin. They [...]

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Iberia Express: Spain’s New Budget Airline

March 26, 2012

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iberia express

To the delight of bargain-lovers everywhere, yet another low-cost airline has arrived in Europe’s competitive budget tourism market. Iberia Express, an offshoot of Spain’s national airline Iberia, launched this week, with online ticket sales beginning on Wednesday 28 March. Iberia Express will offer flights across mainland Spain and to the Spanish islands of Ibiza, Lanzarote [...]

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Markets continue to wobble as ECB buys out government debt

August 8, 2015

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After Friday’s bloodbath, confidence in the markets continues to falter as unsteady trading continues today.

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Retirement loophole allows footballers to avoid millions in tax

November 1, 2013

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Footballers are using EFRBS retirement fund schemes to avoid paying large sums of income tax as Premier League clubs come under increasing wage stress.

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