• Spain’s New Penal Code

    Spain cracks down harder on serious crimes; softer penalties for minor infringements of the law Spain’s new and improved penal code will come into force on December 22 this year with the main focus being on terrorism,...

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  • Save 1,300 euros a year – shopping

    Hard to believe? Read on. Nope, this isn’t a clever marketing ploy involving coupons or “advantage” points to get you to consume more – it’s actually true. Well, that’s according to a recent study carried out in...

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  • On the Spot fines for Foreigners

    In August this year The Traffic Department (DGT) in Spain launched a new system to ensure that foreign drivers caught by fixed radar devices are forced to pay on the spot, therefore these foreign drivers caught speeding...

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  • Weather in Andalucia

    The temperature in Andalusia this week soared to alarming heights, causing many towns to issue orange and yellow alerts. The mercury is expected to rise up to 42ºC this weekend, with night-time highs of as much as...

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  • Heatwave to continue over the weekend

    The current heatwave in the south and the centre of the country is expected to last longer. Maximum temperatures will hit at least 42ºC in the shade and will cool down to night temperatures reaching around 24ºC. The state...

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