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Alan Bowman posted a comment in Southern Spain set to get third National Park
In fact Andalucía, alone, has a total of 24 Natural Parks.
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Hotels merger would create Spain’s biggest group

Hotels merger would create Spain’s biggest group

Karl Smallman Nov 21, 2017 Spain

A FAMILY-OWNED Spanish hotel group has made a €2.2billion takeover bid for a rival chain. The NH Hotel Group, which operates nearly 400 hotels in 31 markets worldwide, confirmed the takeover offer from Grupo Barcelo, which has over 230 hotels in 21 countries. The merger would create the biggest hotel group in...

EasyJet flight from UK to Spain diverts and makes emergency landing in France

EasyJet flight from UK to Spain diverts and makes emergency landing in France

Karl Smallman Nov 20, 2017 UK

AN easyJet plane en route from the UK to Malaga’s Costa del Sol airport has turned back and made an emergency landing in France due to a suspected technical issue. The EZY6407 flight from Newcastle descended rapidly while flying over the Bay of Biscay and turned back before landing at Brest...

Taxi union calls for country-wide 24-hour strike in Spain

Taxi union calls for country-wide 24-hour strike in Spain

Jay Emeny Nov 20, 2017 Spain

SPAIN’S largest taxi union has called for plans to strike for 24 hours throughout the country over private hire driver’s licenses (VTC). Fedetaxi president Miguel Angel Leal said the Ministry of Development’s proposed regulations on VTC licenses were “insufficient.” The proposed strike would be on Wednesday 29 November should an agreement not...

Car giant Ford invests €750 million in Spain

Car giant Ford invests €750 million in Spain

Karl Smallman Nov 20, 2017 Spain

MOTORING giant Ford is investing more than €750 million in Valencia in Spain to bring the total invested in the country since 2011 to around €3billion. Manufacturing vehicles since 1976, Ford’s Valencia Vehicle Operations and Engine Plant has produced more than 12 million vehicles and 16 million engines, and is one...

Kalashnikovs among huge weapons haul seized in Almeria

Kalashnikovs among huge weapons haul seized in Almeria

Matthew Elliott Nov 20, 2017 Costa de Almería

TWO Kalashnikov AK-47 rifles were seized at an Almeria property by Guardia Civil officers. Both weapons were capable of firing live rounds. Police also discovered two silencers and 12 rounds of ammunition. The raid took place at a property in El Parador de las Hortichuelas. Also found was a replica pistol, more...

Southern Spain  set to get third National Park

Southern Spain set to get third National Park

Karl Smallman Nov 20, 2017 Costa del Sol

A THIRD National Park is expected to be declared in Andalucia – joining the existing world-famous Doñana and Sierra Nevada parks that have the maximum state-level environmental protection. The Sierra de las Nieves, in Malaga province, is already a Unesco Biosphere Reserve – but the draft law for the declaration as...

More than 600 migrants rescued off the coast of Spain over the weekend

More than 600 migrants rescued off the coast of Spain over the weekend

Benjamin Park Nov 20, 2017 Spain

MORE THAN 600 African migrants have been rescued off the coast of Spain this weekend, according to reports. The Salvamento Maritmo first posted on Twitter that 431 people had been rescued in the South-eastern region of Murcia in the early hours of Saturday morning. Unidades de la @Armada_esp de la @guardiacivil y...

'Copy' of masterpiece by Spanish artist in Wales found to be the real thing

'Copy' of masterpiece by Spanish artist in Wales found to be the real thing

Karl Smallman Nov 20, 2017 UK

A PORTRAIT hanging in a Welsh castle, long thought to be a copy, has been declared the real thing by a Spanish art expert. Benito Navarrete Prieto, a distinguished art scholar made the journey from Sevilla to north Wales on a hunch. And now he has established that the artwork hanging in...

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