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A demonstration of real change

STUDENT and public demonstrations are nothing new but they achieve significance during periods of societal change. Ordinarily they are safety valves when public frustrations build...
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MicroSD Card Reader Watch

THE microSD Card Reader Watch has a built-in card reader with a flip-out USB cable for direct connection to a computer. No need for any...

The child-dog relationship

MOST children love dogs, but dogs don’t always love children. Regardless of how friendly your dog is; child-dog interactions should always be supervised. Initially, most dogs...

The Jewel in the crown of Mojacar: Art Gallery Miguel Angel

BRIIING  briiing, the phone rattled in its cradle. “Hello” whispered a quiet unobtrusive voice. “Hi, Ric Polansky here. Is Miguel Angel in town this...

Benidorm or Mogadishu? That is the Question.

BENIDORM is constantly promoting itself as a tourist destination. People knock the place, but keep coming. It’s not an easy promotion, but then in life...

Healthy Spanish workers are a real European tonic

ALMOST four per cent of all Spaniards aged 20 – 64 are on disability benefits. These statistics make Spain – in 24th position –...

Daylight robbery

A RECENT visit to the UK almost never came to fruition as I had carefully packed everything at the last minute as is my...
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

DIRECTED by David Yates like the previous two films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part I) is sure to enthral fans, and is...

The Ivy… in Dubai

DUBAI-BASED luxury hospitality company Jumeirah Restaurants announced the launch of The Ivy restaurant in Dubai. The new restaurant will open in The Boulevard, Jumeirah...

Freelancers are a happier bunch

BRITISH freelancers are more likely to be happy in their life, working and personal, than the wider public. Almost three quarters of the countries...

Urgent threats to company security

CYBER espionage and online fraud are among the most urgent security threats in a long list that companies need to tackle. Other priorities include...

Getting a new cat

EVEN though they are solitary by nature, most cats eventually learn to accept newcomers. Because they are very territorial, the way you go about...

Gracias por vuestra ayuda

Alfredo, buenos días acabo de ver el anuncio y la página entera para Cudeca. Creo que ha quedado magnífico. Gracias por...

Thank you so much

Thank you so much for the wonderful coverage on my tins in this week’s EWN. I’m delighted. Best regards –...

What are the laws and rules in my community?

Q. I WOULD like to know which laws determine the rules within a community of proprietors in Spain or if they are made by...

Spain is top four favourite for retailer expansion

RETAILERS in Europe plan to expand by an average of 28 stores next year, and Spain is the the fourth most attractive ...

47m foreign tourists visit Spain

IN the first 10 months of this year, 47.1 million international tourists visited Spain, 1.2 per cent more than the same period last...

€3.5m fish tank with 65 million year old history

BRITISH luxury goods designer Stuart Hughes has created a limited edition €3.5 million euro aquarium. Hughes was commissioned by Aquavista UK of London to...

When spending money does not add up to commonsense

WHERE exactly does all the money go? Quickly….slowly….but always very surely it disappears, leaving us wondering what remains to show for it! It’s as...

Andalucia building company set to build 3000 homes for Africa

JAEN company Fersa is to build 3,000 prefabricated homes which they will install in African countries Mali and Gabon, investing €72 million in the...

Pensions reforms won’t be decreed

THERE will not be a decree to reform the pension system in Spain, even if an agreement is not reached by April 2011, according...

Healthy workers call in sick with excuses

ONE in three workers admit to calling in sick this year when they were well, a survey shows. The most uncommon excuse used for...

Fair’s fair

EVERYONE seems so tired at the moment, me included. It seems as if the island has been holding its breath, and has finally been allowed...
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Giant hopes thwarted

FOUR years after being felled by a stroke Israel’s former prime minister Ariel Sharon remains in a coma but has finally returned to his...