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Guardamar employment workshop

SERVEF has invested more than 200,000 euros into a new employment workshop in Guardamar. The workshop will begin with projects focused on water and the environment as proposed by the City of Guardamar del Segura. The aim is to use the funding to improve and develop projects and buildings that will complement the tourist industry and help improve the local economy. 

The reign of Spain grips house buyers again!

Growing stability in the Spanish property market – with some areas now recording price growth – combined with a weak euro are attracting a rising number of British buyers back to the Spanish Costas in 2015, said SpainBuyingGuide.com in May. “Statistics from the widely recognised TINSA index in Spain show that average property prices in the Mediterranean coastal areas, typically tourist resorts where foreigners buy, are up since the end of 2014,” said Elaine Ferguson,

Cartagena at forefront of quantum mechanics

One hundred researchers from 20 countries into Quantum Mechanics are holding a workshop in Cartagena. Between yesterday and tomorrow (Wednesday), the second biannual edition of this workshop will be held in the Cartagena Polytechnic University (UPCT). The researchers are recognised experts in the technology and the heading for this year’s workshop is ‘New Trends in Complex Quantum Systems’ which will cover

Spanish lighthouses to be made into hotels

The Development Ministry has drawn up a plan for some 50 of the 187 lighthouses in Spain which are no longer in use and intends to use many of them as hotels. The cabinet has passed the change of use for the Illa Pancha lighthouse, located in the town of Ribadeo (Lugo) and ascribed to the Ferrol Port Authority.Other possible uses given the lack of space in many lighthouses;is centres for nature study or for exhibitions. The change of use has already been established in some

Lucía and Hugo most popular baby names in Spain

Lucía and Hugo are the most popular names for babies born in Spain, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE), which reviewed 425,390 birth records for 2013. Hugo has pushed Daniel off the podium after the latter topped the baby boy name charts in 2012 and 2010; Alejandro was the most popular name in 2011. As for girls, the situation remains much more stable, with Lucía leading the rankings for the third year in a row. It is followed by María, Paula, Daniela, Martina, Carla,

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