dimarts, 5 de març de 2013
The Spanish airline, which plans to cut 3807 jobs, says about 1300 flights will be cancelled this week as strikes begin again to protest the loss-making airlines' plans to fire a fifth of their workers. The first demostration was held at Madrid yesterday.
Spain's king had succesfully surgery for herniated discs in his lower spine done at an hospital in Madrid on Sunday 3th of March. The operation, which took about three hours, "proved entirely satisfactory", as the palace said. The doctor who performed the operation said it would take between two and six months for Juan Carlos to recover.
dimecres, 27 de febrer de 2013
dimecres, 13 de febrer de 2013
In Spain, airport taxes are four times higher than anywhere else in Europe. Because of that, taxes make up 40 per cent of ticket costs for Ryanair’s Madrid and Barcelona flights, making them unprofitable for the airline. The 14 airports operating those flights will be reduced to 10, which will result in 4500 jobs going.
1492 King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile ordered the expulsion of Jews and Muslims. Many people converted to Christianity or were persecuted, others left the peninsula. The Spanish Government wants to repair by giving their descendants automatic rights of citizenship.