Spain is shamed today after the EU named it as the 3rd most expensive EU state for electricity, and 2nd most expensive for ADSL. This, despite median earnings and high unemployment putting the country into the low end of the EU development index. Brussels notes “with alarm” this is putting Spaniards into a position where basic utilities are becoming luxuries. The cheapest fixed line ADSL offer is currently €38.7 a month, and the average household Continue reading Spain 3rd most expensive EU state for electricity and 2nd for ADSL
Richard Shanley off Spectrum FM graces today’s La Voz de Almería in his alternate guise as sat tv engineer and owner of Europa Digital. He also, I note, supplied the pictures that went with the article, one of which I nicked for the header of this article. Can someone tell me why a bike is being hosted aloft in the far left corner? The main paper of the province covered his recently “all your TV Continue reading Richard Shanley gets into La Voz de Almeria as it covers the great BBC switchoff
The townhall of Almería recently allowed the installation of a speed trap in El Alquilan, on the main avenue there, at the same time dropping the speed limit there to just 30kph. So this cunning little trap is issuing, according to opposition councillor Deborah Serón, over 100 fines a month, at between 400 and 600 a pop. 50% discount if you pay within the limit and don’t make a fuss… €20,000 grand a month should Continue reading Where the cash for Almeria’s speed traps going?