Finance

The Plot “[Life] is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it.” These prophetic words…
SPAIN’S parliament has passed its long-delayed 2018 budget. It leaves the new minority Socialist government led by Pedro Sanchez able to start work on next year’s accounts after months of…
BRITISH AIRWAYS owner IAG is to expand its low-cost long-haul airline Level with the launch of short-haul flights from a base in Austria. The Madrid-based firm, which also owns Spanish…
SPANISH broadband and telecommunications provider Telefonica has snapped up the rights to broadcast UEFA Champions League and Europa League football from rival Mediapro. The firm will fork out €1.08 billion…
FILMMAKERS are flocking to take advantage of tax breaks in Spain. Rebates of up to 20 per cent, or 40 per cent in the Canary Islands, have been offered to…
THE legendary American writer Mark Twain once said there are two types of speakers: those who are nervous and those who lie. Most people would agree that they are of…
SPANIARDS have overtaken the Italians and become richer according to new data from the International Monetary Fund. The country’s per capita gross domestic product (€31,087) exceeded that of Italy (€30,994)…
RELEASED in 1981, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the most culturally significant movies of all time. The very first film in the globe-trotting…
THE amount of money invested in Cataluña was more than €3 billion in 2017, a fall of 39.8 per cent compared to the previous year. Foreign investment throughout Spain fell…
A MASTERPIECE by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso has smashed the British record after selling for £49.8 million (€56.2 million) at auction. The Malaga-born painter’s ‘Femme au Béret et à la…
THE Spanish government is launching a crackdown on gambling publicity. Radio and television adverts for online betting firms will be banned in ‘childrens’ hours,’ which are to run from 8-9am…
MORE THAN 1,300 new companies were registered in Andalucia in November last year, according to government figures. Capital for the companies was more than €65 million. One company was created…
SPAIN has revised its prediction for growth in 2018, now forecasting that the country’s economy will expand by at least 2.5% this year. Following the Catalan independence crisis, investors and…
SPAIN was the leading orange exporter in the EU in 2016, according to figures released by Eurostat. The data showed that Spain was by far the highest exporter of oranges…
WITH iGaming and online casinos becoming ever more popular, there are some concerns about responsible gambling and players becoming too easily addicted thanks to the ease and convenience of online…
HERE at the Euro Weekly News, we like to keep on top of the news and this includes topics from all over the Europe and beyond. Recently, we have read…
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