Archives for March 2011

March 31st, 2011

Low-cost airline Ryanair is to apply a €2 levy on every flight to cover the cost of EU laws requiring it to compensate passengers whose flights have been disrupted. The charge will increase the price of an average return flight with Ryanair by over 11%, from €34 to €38. The airline says ...

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March 31st, 2011

Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is fast approaching and preparations are near completion for the Easter traditions celebrated throughout Spain. In the southern region of Andalusia especially, it is a huge spectacle. Seville, the regional capital, hosts some of the biggest processions. Seville is also a convenient base for exploring Andalusia, making ...

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March 31st, 2011

Today, we're taking a look at Platja D'aro in Girona and the most popular apartments for sale in Platja D'aro on Kyero.com. We publish thousands of Spanish properties every day on Kyero. We also measure the popularity of each property, based on how fresh and complete the advert is and how visitors ...

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March 31st, 2011

With all the uncertainty surrounding Portugal's economy, many people are asking if Spain could be next to develop problems. I am uneasy about comparisons: the economic systems and the recent evolution of the two countries are very different. Why should Spain be compared to Portugal instead of, say, to the ...

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March 30th, 2011

The Bank of Spain has slashed its forecast for this year's public deficit from last year, due to the sharp government spending cuts. Austerity measures and structural reforms have eased concerns even as neighbour Portugal is seen on the verge of asking for aid. The public deficit for this year would ...

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March 30th, 2011

Spain's football league programme will go ahead this weekend after a Madrid court upheld a challenge from six breakaway clubs and blocked proposed strike action. "The court decides the official calendar for the first and second divisions should remain unaltered for the next round of matches," a statement from the court ...

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March 30th, 2011

Today, we're taking a look at Ayamonte and the most popular property for sale in Ayamonte on Kyero.com We publish thousands of Spanish properties every day on Kyero. We also measure the popularity of each property, based on how fresh and complete the advert is and how visitors interact with it. This ...

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March 30th, 2011

Airport workers in Spain have called off 22 days of strikes which threatened to cause major disruption over the Easter holidays and into the summer. Union members voted to cancel the strike after receiving guarantees over job security and conditions. The strikes were called over concerns about the part-privatisation of national airport ...

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March 29th, 2011

In the last few years, as Spain's unemployment rate has risen, young Spanish men and women leaving university with a degree have started to look more and more for jobs in northern Europe. A typical 25-year-old graduate is finding it hard to find employment in current market conditions and many in ...

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March 29th, 2011

Today, we're taking a look at Calonge and the most popular villas for sale in Calonge on Kyero.com We publish thousands of Spanish properties every day on Kyero. We also measure the popularity of each property, based on how fresh and complete the advert is and how visitors interact with it. This ...

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March 29th, 2011

After fears last year that Spain could follow Greece and Ireland in requiring a bailout from the EU, 2011 has been a year of relative optimism for the Spanish economy. The government’s swift measures to cut the budget deficit and tackle Spain’s weak savings bank system have done much to warrant ...

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March 29th, 2011

World’s Second Biggest Sovereign Fund Eyes Spain What Will a Portuguese Bail-Out Mean for Spain? Top Spanish Properties This Week on Kyero Spanish Banks Resilient Despite Moody’s Downgrade Spain’s Canary Islands Reports Surge in Tourism Spain Off Russian Investment Blacklist After fears last year that Spain could follow Greece and Ireland in requiring a bailout from ...

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March 29th, 2011

Norway's $544-billion sovereign wealth fund is planning to invest in Spanish companies, including smaller banks, a Norwegian central bank spokesman said on Saturday, but she declined to say how much it would invest. "We are planning to invest in Spanish companies including smaller Spanish banks," the spokesman told Reuters on Saturday. She ...

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March 28th, 2011

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla,  Duchess of Cornwall, have begun an official visit to Portugal, Spain and Morocco. Charles and Camilla will be in Portugal for the next two days, before arriving in Spain on Wednesday and finally visiting Morocco next Monday. They were meeting with Portuguese President ...

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March 28th, 2011

We publish thousands of Spanish properties every day on Kyero. We also measure the popularity of each property, based on how fresh and complete the advert is and how visitors interact with it. This shows us how popular any property is in a given location and every day we're happy to ...

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