The Spanish Navy has very quietly announced that it has mothballed its only aircraft carrier, the “Principe de Asturias” (pictured), and will sell it for scrap next year, due to budget cutbacks. The news hasn’t made headlines in Spain, for whatever range of reasons (pick your own). What has made headlines, is the “surprising” fact that the aircraft carrier will be scrapped “up north”, in Ferrol, despite being considered a Cadiz ship. Principe de Asturias Continue reading Spain (quietly) gives up its aircraft carrier
Flushed with the excitement of the great idea of allowing rich foriegners instant access to the country in exchange for 160k, the government has come up with another revenue raising scheme: They want to up the speed limits on the nations bankrupt tollroads to 140 kph. The theory is that this way more people will use the tollroads (coz it’s faster) thus raising cash flow at the poverty stricken companies, and save them from having Continue reading Speed limits on toll roads about to be upped?