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Spain Papers Review - Wednesday May 4 2016 




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Eighty percent of Spaniards will repeat their vote on June 26 despite the deadlock after December 20 more
The latest poll from the Centre for Sociological Investigation also notes 70% think the politicians aren’t interested in the people and been overcome by personal interests and places Mariano Rajoy as the worst valued leader with 3.43 out of 10.
Spain Papers Review - Wednesday May 4 2016 more
El País celebrates 40 years of life today
Spain On This Day - May 4 more
Saints days – José María Rubio, Ciriaco, Florián, Paulino, Pelagia and Antonia. La Ascensión del Señor.
Spain Business Brief - Tuesday May 3 2016 more
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The Málaga courts suspend one in every four identified cases. more
Social jurisdiction is the process which is hardest hit with nearly half of the cases not held.
Letters from Spain - Chapter Four - Puerta del Sol more
Puerta del Sol
Mario Conde defends the 13 million repatriated he removed from Spain in 1987 more
The former banker affirmed the money left in a single transfer and had not originated in Banesto.
Málaga registered 4,326 evictions last year, quadruple the number in Sevilla  more
The yearly increase across Málaga province was 6.2% and the Andalucía Institute of Financial Studies estimates 40% of the number comes from boom in second tourism residencies on the Costa del Sol.
The electoral question – fear of abstention against the challenge of forming a governing pact more
The King will today formally call the new general election for June 26
A young British girl, has been found dead in her bathroom in a hotel in Magaluf more
The 112 emergency services went to the hotel after a report last night
Four have been detained in Madrid for their presumed Jihadist indoctrination and catchment. more
They accuse the leader of the organised group, of using propaganda, to capture and radicalise youths for the Islamic cause.
Spain Papers Review - Tuesday May 3 2016 more
Photos of a cruise liner arriving in Cuba rob space from election coverage
Spain On This Day - May 3 more
Saints days – Alejandro 1, Felipe, Santiago and Violet.
Spain Business Brief - Monday May 2 2016 more
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A British motorbike rider has died after leaving the road in Cantabria more
He crashed into the wall of a bridge and fell a distance of 20 metres



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Spain On This Day - May 4
Posted in: History - May 4, 2016 - 12:28 AM
Mothers day.
1455 - The Christian forces of Enrique VI of Castilla entered into the villages of Alora, Coín and Cártama in Málaga, pulling up cereal crops and vines.

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José María Aznar


Spain Business Brief - Tuesday May 3 2016
Posted in: Business Brief - May 3, 2016 - 8:29 PM
Susan George: ‘One of the proposals of the TTIP is to homogenize the USA and EU economies’.
‘The question is this treaty is a program for corporations. All its contents are being negotiated in the name of the grand multinationals, according to the negotiators who have access to the contents of the treaty which wants to control commercial regulations’.

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Susan George


The Málaga courts suspend one in every four identified cases.
Posted in: Málaga - May 3, 2016 - 6:29 PM
As reflects the 2015 summary from the Andalucía High Court of Justice, and this document classifies the total number of cases seen in the province as 77,501 of which 56,213 were celebrated – a suspension level of 27%. The average across Andalucía is 26%.

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Letters from Spain - Chapter Four - Puerta del Sol
Posted in: Features
May 3, 2016 - 6:23 PM

Puerta del Sol

Mario Conde defends the 13 million repatriated he removed from Spain in 1987
Posted in: National
May 3, 2016 - 2:52 PM

Mario Conde, imprisoned by Judge Pedraz on April 14, sustains that the more than 13 million € he repatriated back to Spain over recent years, left the Iberian peninsular in a single transfer in 1987, and had nothing to do with Banesto.

Málaga registered 4,326 evictions last year, quadruple the number in Sevilla
Posted in: Costa del Sol
May 3, 2016 - 2:49 PM

The number of evicted homes, commercial shops or warehouses in Málaga province has increased unstopped since 2010 for the economic crisis and, among other things, the continued weakness of the economy

The electoral question – fear of abstention against the challenge of forming a governing pact
Posted in: National
May 3, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Despite the generalised wish for change, the participation last time round on December 20 was 73.2% of the electorate, four points higher than the general election in 2011, but below the average turnout during democracy. Looking ahead to June 26 and the general tiredness of the electorate and with the polls showing little change the likelihood is abstention will be high.

A young British girl, has been found dead in her bathroom in a hotel in Magaluf
Posted in: Mallorca
May 3, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The young Briton had been out drinking and as yet to be confirmed by the autopsy later today, it appears she drowned in the bath, ruling out any type of other or criminal involvement, according to sources in the Guardia Civil.

Four have been detained in Madrid for their presumed Jihadist indoctrination and catchment.
Posted in: National
May 3, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Guardia Civil agents have detained today in Pinto and Ciempozuelos (both in the Madrid region) of four people including the leader of the organised group who by the promotion of Jihadist propaganda captured and radicalised people for the Islamic cause. According to the Interior Ministry, the detained are two Moroccans; arrested in Pinto and the other two in Ciempozuelos are one Moroccan and the other Spanish.

Spain On This Day - May 3
Posted in: History
May 3, 2016 - 12:00 AM

World press freedom day.
Dia de la Cruz – in many villages of Murcia and Andalucía.

Spain Business Brief - Monday May 2 2016
Posted in: Business Brief
May 2, 2016 - 8:40 PM

Greenpeace has revealed hundreds of pages on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: ‘Throw it away and start again’.
The talks have been held almost entirely in secret and these new pages represent the first real look at how the highly confidential talks are going. The leaks could destabilise the deal completely, according to campaigner who have claimed the agreement couldn’t survive the leaks.

A British motorbike rider has died after leaving the road in Cantabria
Posted in: Northern Spain
May 2, 2016 - 7:14 PM

The 49 year old British man died early this afternoon after leaving the road, for causes yet to be established, on his motorbike on the N-629 and hit the wall of the bridge over the river Calera, at Ramales de la Victoria.

A smack of large jellyfish are invading Málaga beaches
Posted in: Costa del Sol
May 2, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Numerous reports from bathers in the Marbella beach at Costabella have seen some as large as half a metre in diameter brought to shore by the rough seas. They form enormous banks offshore and these recent days of high waves has washed them ashore

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