Whoops. Mercadona has issued an urgent recall of the Soya Milk it sells, as it may contain traces of real milk. Soya Milk is popular with the lactose intolerant as it doesn’t actually contain milk. The affect products are Hacendado Soya Milk with product codes L-4BXXXX 2504SS & L-4BXXXX 2404SS with expiry dates 22/08/2014 & 23/08/2014. If you have any of this stuff, don’t drink it if you’re allergic to milk and take it back. Continue reading Mercadona soya milk… may contain real milk.
For interest, and so you can see what those idiots in the next field over are blasting away at, here’s the link to the hunting seasons of Andalucia.
Being male or female will soon be just a question of ticking a box on an application form, as a new law currently going through the Andalucian Parliament will allow transsexuals to choose their own gender. Currently, a battery of medical and psychiatric reports are required for the government to accept that you’ve changed your gender. But, “following international medical guidelines” the Parliament is expected to vote through a radical new law that says the Continue reading Choose your own sex! Andalucia first region to allow free gender identity
The Council of Ministers has rubber stamped the sale of 49% of AENA, the operator of Spanish airports. AENA owns 46 airports and a couple of heliports, and is losing so much cash the beancounters can’t count it. 28% of the company will be floated on the stock market, and the rest sold off to technical partners and long term investors. The government had wanted to sell off 60% but has finally decided to keep Continue reading AENA national airports to be privatised
Since Andalucia is now out of la crisis (according to whom? Oh, the Junta) it can start paying an Xmas bonus to all civil servants again. 260,000 civil servants across the region will see their pago extra returned as from next year, costing the region an additional 350 million euros in staff costs, said Susana Diaz in a triumphant speech this morning. It’s allowed because the Conserjería de Economia, the Andaluz Ministry for the Economy, Continue reading Andalucia’s doing so well it can pay civil servants their Xmas bonus again!
…and this is good news! I returned to Spain to be greeted with this exciting bit of news – not sure why they thought I’d be particularly interested. Anyway, the US deal I mentioned recently seems to have fallen through, and instead Cajamar Group have sold off Cimenta2 assets to Haya Real Estate, a “Spanish service group specialised in the management of building investment and real estate asset management”. Although I suspect that los politicos Continue reading Cajamar sells 7.3 BILLION of real estate assets for just 225 million euros