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WAR OF THE BICYCLES: The Unexpected Consequences of BiciMAD

WAR OF THE BICYCLES: The Unexpected Consequences of BiciMAD »

9 Apr, 2018
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“We have less clients than before. But BiciMAD benefits me indirectly because the sight of more people with bicycles in the street promotes the use of bicycles. Perhaps, people who haven’t thought about riding bikes will now consider riding them”

LUIS DE GUINDOS, POTENT PRESENCE OF SPAIN IN THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK

LUIS DE GUINDOS, POTENT PRESENCE OF SPAIN IN THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK »

21 Mar, 2018
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As a result of De Guindos’ appointment, which should be finalized at an EU summit on March 22-23, Spain will have a representative on the Executive Board of the ECB. The last time there was a Spanish member of that most coveted board was in 2012 when Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo’s tenure ended.

KING OF FOOTBALL FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE

KING OF FOOTBALL FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE »

23 Jan, 2018
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Ronaldo's influence on the Real Madrid team is diminishing. The dimming mega star is a frustrated 33-year old figure these days. He feels unloved by the the Madrileño club. It seems Real Madrid isn't about to pay the 50m-euro annual salary he is demanding.

TO HAVE THE CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN SPAIN IS A MATTER OF WILL

TO HAVE THE CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN SPAIN IS A MATTER OF WILL »

17 Jan, 2018
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Visually, it's idyllic though windy. It's up in the Xistral Mountains of Galicia. And it's got the cheapest electricity in Spain because the municipal mayor thought it was time the people benefited from all the energy that was being generated by the windmills they're having to live with. That's Muras for you!

EU EXPAT & NATIVE CONSUMERS, KNOW & PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS!

EU EXPAT & NATIVE CONSUMERS, KNOW & PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS! »

7 Jan, 2018
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EU expat or native? Here’s something that could be of invaluable help! Practical too! The Spanish Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition Agency has launched the EUROPEAN CONSUMER CENTRE - SPAIN for the defence of consumer rights, with free and customized information.

The Quest for a Good Reuben Sandwich

The Quest for a Good Reuben Sandwich »

20 Dec, 2017
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A taste of New York City has made its way into Madrid’s very own Mercado Vallehermoso as Craft 19 bar and deli.

SPANISH FIRMS AMONG THE MOST SUSTAINABLE IN THE WORLD

SPANISH FIRMS AMONG THE MOST SUSTAINABLE IN THE WORLD »

30 Oct, 2017
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Good news for  select Spanish corporations! Fourteen Spanish multinational firms have been ranked among the world's most sustainable in the Dow Jones World Sustainability Indixes (DJSI) World Index

A SECOND OPINION:  A VIEW OF LLADRÓ

A SECOND OPINION:  A VIEW OF LLADRÓ »

17 Oct, 2017
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Juan Lladró: “Our porcelain pieces are works of art. We looked for a flower in its purest simplicity. For us this flower has become a timeless symbol that expresses man’s efforts to master material and achieve beauty”

WHAT IN THE WORLD?!

WHAT IN THE WORLD?! »

14 Oct, 2017
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Here's the appalling spectacle: a referendum that had all the makings of voting in a banana republic, and a declaration of independence that nobody knows for sure if it really was a declaration.

MADRID STREET FASHION:  A Snap Mini-Survey & Some Bloggers’ Sumptuous Suggestions for Summer

MADRID STREET FASHION: A Snap Mini-Survey & Some Bloggers’ Sumptuous Suggestions for Summer »

6 Aug, 2017
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One of the main things I have noticed since working in Madrid is how well presented everyone seems to dress, whether they are going to work or not. A lot of what Madrileños wear could be described as chic bohemian. Our mini-survey tells a similar story in different words