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Spain approves mortgage relief scheme

Measures approved by Cabinet include cutting borrowing costs over five years to offset higher interest rates. After weeks of talks between the government and banks, Spain's cabinet is expected to approve the measures on Tuesday, which include cutting interest rates over a five-year grace period. The measures make Spain one of the first euro zone countries to cushion the blow from rising mortgage...

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Spain wants to scrap 90-day restrictions on Brits

Spain wants to lift a 90-day restriction on visitors from the UK, allowing them to stay in the country indefinitely, as they were allowed before Brexit. Currently, visitors from outside the EU, including the UK, can visit for 90 days in any 180-day period. Before the pandemic, Spain received around 84 million tourists a year, including 17 million from the UK, a figure that fell when pandemic...

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Spain wins the crown for best bar in the world

In the top 20 worldwide, four bars are located in Spain Spain is a nation of beer drinkers, and it has long been recognised for its premium brews. However, last month, the land of Alhambra and Estrella celebrated a new milestone when a Spanish bar was named the top in the world for the first time ever.  Every self-respecting industry insider aspires to make The World's 50 Best Bars list every...

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Brits believe that by 2027 famous vacation spots like Spain, Greece, and Turkey will be “too hot” to visit

Most Brits believe that by 2027, Spain, Greece, and Turkey would be "too hot" to visit due to rising temperatures brought on by climate change. Every summer, tourists from the cloudy UK swarm to Europe in search of sunlight. However, a recent study indicates that this tendency might change when the temperature rises progressively year over year. According to a UK poll by InsureandGo, a...

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Manchester to Spain flight takes off without ANY of its luggage

An ENTIRE flight's worth of luggage was left behind in the UK, leaving passengers travelling from Manchester to Spain stranded without their things. Due to "the absence of handling agents from our handling supplier," the Iberia Express aircraft to Madrid from Manchester Airport on Sunday (September 11) took off without any luggage, according to the airline. But according to passengers the Manchester...

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Tourists from the UK voted Spain the best value vacation destination

DESPITE being far from the cheapest, UK travellers have picked Spain as the best-value abroad destination. In a poll of more than 2,000 individuals conducted by Post Office Travel Money, it received 92 % of the vote. Separate research found that Spanish resorts were also significantly more expensive than the cheapest options. The Canary Islands came in second with a score of 91 percent, and Greece...

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Spain vacation ‘horror’ as travellers arrive at Malaga Airport to discover bags strewn around the floor

THERE were maybe 60 or 70 suitcases scattered on the floor. People had to go through the bags on their own. A man travelling to Spain for a friend's birthday described his journey as a "horror" after arriving at the airport to a weird scenario. He added that when passengers arrived to exit, they found their baggage strewn on the floor rather than on the conveyor belt. Phil Burke, who had flown in...

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Qatar will increase its investment in Spain by $4.9 billion

QATAR has agreed to contribute 4.7 billion euros ($4.9 billion) in Spain as part of the European Union's pandemic recovery funding. BARCELONA - Qatar promised to invest 4.7 billion euros ($4.9 billion) in Spain, as the European country begins an economic reform with its share of European Union pandemic recovery cash. The investments' specifics have not been disclosed, but the Spanish government has...

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Spain will contribute nearly €300 million in Covid vaccinations to countries throughout the world

ON Thursday, May 12, Pedro Sanchez, President of the Government of Spain, stated that Spain would contribute more than €300 million to Covid vaccinations and other Covid-related initiatives in conjunction with WHO. Following the 2022 Covid-19 Summit, which saw governments from all over the world promise cash to combat the virus and other possible health risks with vaccines and other remedies, Spain's...

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Spain vacations: Holidaymakers are being cautioned of a ‘forbidden’ behaviour that carries a huge fine

THE Department of Foreign Affairs has issued travel advice to people in advance of the busy summer vacation season. Many citizens will travel overseas for the first time in almost two years this summer. Spain, Greece, and Turkey are among the most popular tourist destinations, each with its own set of rules and restrictions that differ from their own. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has...

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