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Schools protest as Valencia fails to pay up

Las Culturas school in Torrevieja

Schools in the Valencia region have not received financial support since April 2011. This stark fact has led to recent protests across the region. Las Culturas CEIP in Torrevieja is one of the many schools that have held local protests as well as taking part in regional marches and demonstrations against the attack on their budgets.

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Expats, Spain Expat | Read More »

La Liga: Málaga find form

Pellegrini can breathe a bit more easily after beating Sevilla.

Manuel Pellegrini’s side push for a European place with a 2-1 win over Sevilla.

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

Amar y Vivir

"Franco's cruel Spain did everything wrong..."

Humanity’s greatest excesses lead to its everlasting successes!

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Is Greece poised to give the euro a boost?

Is Greece about to lending a helping hand to the euro against the pound? It could be, following reports that Greek officials are nearing an agreement with bondholders regarding a debt haircut.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Even Spanish TV feels the pain

Sending the wrong signal? RTVE's El Pirulí tower in Madrid (right). Photo: Skyscrapercity.com.

State broadcaster RTVE warns that a 20-percent reduction in funding means an end to big-budget original programming and more repeats.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Tax hikes to hit residents

Spain: Tax hikes to hit residents

We all know that Spain, like many other EU countries, is in the doldrums as far as its economy is concerned and is expected to find the remedy, fast. Unsurprisingly, the PP government intends to try and address the deficit through cutting budgets and increasing revenue from taxes. A tidy sum of €8.9 billion is to be cut from government departments and €6.2 billion collected by the Tax Authority.

January 27th, 2012 | Posted in Expats, Spain Expat | Read More »

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