VAT on electricity in Spain will rise again to 21 percent from March 1
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by Lorraine Williamson
5h ago
The post VAT on electricity in Spain will rise again to 21 percent from March 1 appeared first on InSpain.news. VAT on electricity bills will rise from 10% to 21% on March 1 as the price of electricity falls below €45. Due to the fall in the price of electricity, the VAT percentage increases. But what does this increase mean for your bill? The month of March starts with a significant change for the electricity bill. Value added tax (VAT) on electricity bills for household contracts will return to 21% in March due to lower electricity prices in February, which caused the wholesale market to ..read more
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Barcelona launches first water bus on July 1
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by Lorraine Williamson
5h ago
The post Barcelona launches first water bus on July 1 appeared first on InSpain.news. The port has approved the concession to be awarded to the Alsa Group, which will operate two zero-emission boats between Drassanes and Nova Bocana. Barcelona will launch its first water bus on July 1, which will connect the Rambla with the Nova Bocana. There will be two emission-free boats, which could reduce the traffic pressure somewhat. A single ticket costs less than €2. The water bus is a kind of sea taxi or shuttle, which crosses the entire Port Vell through the centre and thus avoids a long detour a ..read more
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Surprising top position for Spanish blue cheese
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7h ago
The post Surprising top position for Spanish blue cheese appeared first on InSpain.news. Taste Atlas, the ‘Wikipedia of gastronomy’ regularly causes a stir in the world of gastronomy with its culinary rankings. This travel and cooking guide recently published the list of the world’s best-rated blue cheeses. To everyone’s surprise, a Spanish cheese has taken the top spot. This is not the famous French Roquefort, nor the Italian Gorgonzola, nor even Spain’s own Cabrales. The winner is the Picón Bejes-Tresviso, a blue cheese from Liébana, Cantabria. It achieved an impressive score of 4.5 out o ..read more
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Ryanair flight to Tenerife makes emergency landing after violence on board (video)
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12h ago
The post Ryanair flight to Tenerife makes emergency landing after violence on board (video) appeared first on InSpain.news. A Ryanair flight from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Tenerife ended in an emergency landing in Oporto after a violent confrontation between passengers. A group of passengers, apparently under the influence of alcohol, started causing problems on board. That led to a violent argument with other travelers. Chaos and fear on Ryanair flight According to reporting from Preferente.com, the situation quickly escalated when the disruptive passengers started throwing bottles. This cau ..read more
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The best Spanish beaches for a long beachwalk
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by Lorraine Williamson
1d ago
The post The best Spanish beaches for a long beachwalk appeared first on InSpain.news. MADRID – Spain is a beach destination par excellence. The tourism sector has been living off the sun and beach tourism for decades. Yet, the charm of these splendid beaches isn’t confined to the summer season alone. There’s a unique tranquility and rejuvenation to be found in embarking on a lengthy stroll along the beach, offering a balm for both mind and soul that transcends the temporal bounds of warmer months. With a coastline of approximately 8,000 kilometres, there are enough beaches to discover.&nbs ..read more
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Prime Minister Sánchez and Socialists in a corner due to Covid masks scandal
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1d ago
The post Prime Minister Sánchez and Socialists in a corner due to Covid masks scandal appeared first on InSpain.news. There has been a stir in Spain surrounding the trade in Covid masks. An important role is attributed to ex-minister Ábalos (PSOE). Spanish justice has launched an investigation into the government’s purchase of masks in the first months of the 2020 Covid pandemic. Last Thursday, 20 suspects were arrested. Seven of them are accused by the National Court of Setting up a network to do business with the Ministries of Transport, Interior and Health of the Canary Islands and the B ..read more
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Rental prices in stressed zones could soon fall
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1d ago
The post Rental prices in stressed zones could soon fall appeared first on InSpain.news. The rental market is on the eve of a major change. With the introduction of the new price index for rental properties, as included in the Housing Act, rental prices in so-called stressed zones will fall significantly. David Lucas, State Secretary for Housing and Urban Agenda, has announced that this measure will be especially noticeable in Barcelona. Rents there could be reduced by more than half. Examples that speak An apartment on Sant Crist Street in Barcelona, currently rented for €1,827 per month ..read more
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Free evening opening at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid
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1d ago
The post Free evening opening at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid appeared first on InSpain.news. Madrid will soon offer a chance to visit one of its most emblematic museums for free. The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza opens its doors to the public without entrance fees for its temporary exhibitions. How do you benefit from this offer? This special promotion is the result of a collaboration between the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and fashion giant Uniqlo. Starting this Saturday, March 2, you can enjoy free access to the temporary exhibitions every Saturday evening from 9.00 pm to 11.00 pm. This off ..read more
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Relatives of Guardia Civil officers across Spain revolt after the murders in Barbate
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by Lorraine Williamson
1d ago
The post Relatives of Guardia Civil officers across Spain revolt after the murders in Barbate appeared first on InSpain.news. More than 8,000 family members of officers of the Guardia Civil and the Policia Nacional have united in the Nuestro corazón por bandera platform. They are demanding that the Spanish government provide more resources and that they be considered a “risky profession”. What, after the murder of two police on the quay of Barbate (Cádiz), started as a local family movement, is spreading throughout Spain. Officers’ wives, mothers and husbands have joined the Nuestro corazón ..read more
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2024 year of offers in Spanish supermarkets
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by Lorraine Williamson
1d ago
The post 2024 year of offers in Spanish supermarkets appeared first on InSpain.news. Supermarkets in Spain have been stunting with offers in the first months of 2024. They do this with the prospect of falling costs. The most ground-breaking move was that of supermarket chain Carrefour, which promised a permanent price drop for up to 500 private label products. In doing so, Carrefour goes a step further than a number of competitors who have offers. In addition to the French supermarket, Dia, Alcampo, Eroski, Consum and Ahorramas have also made offers. They offer hundreds of products for one ..read more
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