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July 31st, 2014

On the 2nd of July the American TV channel HBO has confirmed that part of the 5th season of the popular TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ will be filmed in the city of Seville and s the surrounding towns, which will all represent the fictional southern region of Dorne. This has ...

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July 31st, 2014

Foreign tourists who visited Spain in the first six months of the year spent 26,345 million euros, which is 7.8% more than in the same period of 2013, and a new record in this comparable time series. According to the Egatur Tourism Expenditure Survey, the United Kingdom was the first tourist ...

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July 31st, 2014

Housing is a significant economic sector in the economy of any country. Through it, you can not only identify the quality of life of a nation, but also their standard of living and their economic situation. For this reason, Casaktua.com has conducted a study on Europe which analyses the situation ...

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July 30th, 2014

Spain has a wide variety of different cultures, customs and even languages, all of which make this country so special and interesting. But in some cases, these differences may cause some trouble when it comes to the discrimination effect suffered by specific groups of the population. That is often the case ...

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July 30th, 2014

Foreign contributors to the Spanish Social Security system amounted to a total of 1,609,677 persons in June, representing an increase of 0.09% over the previous month, according to data published last week by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security. Compared to May, the number of foreign citizens contributing to the ...

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July 30th, 2014

The collapse in house prices recorded in Spain in recent years could come to an end next year, when the real estate sector will experience a moderate recovery as a result of improving economic conditions and the growing interest of foreign investors, says the ratings agency Standard & Poor's, which ...

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July 29th, 2014

The number of people registered unemployed in Spain fell by 310,400 in the second quarter of the year over the previous quarter, which is a drop of 5.2%, and the biggest quarterly decline posted in the comparable time series, according to the latest Labour Force Survey statistics published by the ...

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July 29th, 2014

The Most Popular Spanish Properties for Sale The Most Popular Spanish Rental Properties Spain Registers Historic Drop in Unemployment Home Mortgages Fell by 3.4% in May Renting an Apartment in Summer Cheaper than a Hotel Spain Received Record 28 Million International Tourists to June Spain Registers 0.23% Increase in Housing Stock in 2013 Renfe Reports AVE Passenger ...

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July 29th, 2014

The total number of new mortgages granted on homes recorded in the property registers stood at 17,963 in May, which is a drop of 3.4% compared with the same month in 2013, according to data released on Friday by the National Statistics Institute, based on figures from deeds carried out ...

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July 28th, 2014

  Teachers in Andalucia must exercise caution when recommending a book to their students that is not included in the official textbook program, as the centre can be persecuted by the Junta’s education inspection. This prohibition comes from an Andalusian ruling intended to avoid discrimination between the students, based on their ...

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July 28th, 2014

According to the latest Frontur Inbound Tourism Survey results, released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spain posted a new record for the first half of this year with a total of 28 million inbound tourists, representing an increase of 7.3% over the same period of 2013. Between January ...

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July 28th, 2014

Around half a million new homes per year were added to the official housing statistics from 2001 to 2009, but since 2010 the increase in new homes has moderated every year and, according to recent data released by the Ministry of Development, the total housing stock in Spain stood at ...

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July 25th, 2014

The number of passengers who travelled on Renfe’s AVE Long Distance rail service in the first half of the year rose by 20.3%, compared with the same period last year, reaching a total of 8.58 million passengers. In the case of the Long Distance trains, passenger numbers increased by 5.4% ...

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July 25th, 2014

Tinsa’s IMIE Local Markets index for the second quarter of 2014 confirms that the stabilisation of property prices which began in 2013 is continuing. The report shows an average decline in prices of 3.9% for the country as a whole, compared to same period in 2013, which is more moderate ...

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July 24th, 2014

Only 36% of Spanish families went on holiday in 2013, which is 4% less than in 2012, while the average expenditure per family was around 1,000 euros, according to the results of a study carried out by AIS Consulting Group. The number of Spanish families who earmark part of their budget ...

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