Luxury homes builders start work again in Spain

From the Sunday times today: When American entrepreneur Gregory Peters planted the first palm trees in the dusty soil of La Manga Golf Club more than 43 years ago he can have had no idea that the resort — and the country around it — would be in the rough more times than Tiger Woods’s comeback. La Manga Club, a holiday resort not far from Murcia in southern Spain, encapsulates the Spanish property market, mirroring Continue reading Luxury homes builders start work again in Spain

Shellfish shoots up as catches sink – ouch, a prawn is expensive

The latest data from the Andalusian fisheries ministry show a hefty increase of up to 40% in the price of local shellfish and blue fish as the amount of kilos caught drop by 35% across the province. Locally caught mackerel, sardines, sardinellas and swordfish have all gone up in price as stocks dwindle in local water. But the same effect is happening with shellfish, as the price of octopus and prawns also shoot up. Local Continue reading Shellfish shoots up as catches sink – ouch, a prawn is expensive