Tagged: Spanish

Toys of Chinese origin pose biggest risk to consumers

Toys of Chinese origin pose biggest risk to consumers

The Spanish Agency of Consumer Affairs, Food Security and Nutrition (Aecosan) published 725 alerts last year for non-food products can cause a serious risk to consumers, many toys, and mostly from China. According to...

5 Arrested In Spain Over Exploiting Romanian Farm Workers

5 Arrested In Spain Over Exploiting Romanian Farm Workers

MADRID:  Spanish police today said five Romanians have been arrested suspected of exploiting their fellow countrymen after luring them to work in the fruit and vegetable harvest in Spain and then not paying them...

ESA hunts for potentially dangerous space objects from Spain

ESA hunts for potentially dangerous space objects from Spain

The European Space Agency, or ESA, has signed an accord with the Spanish-German Astronomical Center, which operates the Calar Alto Observatory in the mountains north of Almeria, to hunt for objects in space that...

Spanish Company Convicted of Distributing Counterfeit Vibrators

Spanish Company Convicted of Distributing Counterfeit Vibrators

The Community Trademark Court has ruled that a range of vibrators manufactured and distributed by a Spanish company violate the exclusive rights of a German company. Specifically, the rights to models named Red Lover,...

New President for CLARO Orihuela

C.L.A.R.O’s 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 13 November was well attended and positive, adopting innovative plans for the future and electing a new President. The first debate in the meeting was on the...

VOTING SHAMBLES – MAYOR OF ORIHUELA PROMISES TO TAKE ACTION

VOTING SHAMBLES – MAYOR OF ORIHUELA PROMISES TO TAKE ACTION

“Voting shambles”, was a description of voter experience in the municipal elections in Orihuela on 24 May.   There was indignation that deliberate confusion and even manipulation of voting districts, had been used by members...

Hot and Humid June

The weather in the Valencia region in June was hot and humid, according to the latest data collated by the Spanish met office, AEMET. The average temperature was 21.6 degrees, which was 0.7 degrees...

TV Ban on Bullfighting Denied

Thanks to the majority votes of the ruling Partido Popular, the culture committee in the Spanish congress has rejected proposals to ban bullfighting broadcasts on television. The motion was proposed by the Izquierda Plural...

Mobile Phone Growth

Information released by the popular holiday reservation website booking.com has revealed that the mobile phone is fast taking over all other devices when it comes to searching for the perfect holiday. Across Europe, the...

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