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Pablo Muñoz Payá Arquitectos converts old industrial building into bridal store

Spanish architecture and interior design studio Pablo Muñoz Payá Arquitectos has transformed an old industrial building into a bridal store featuring a giant golden staircase...

4 Mar 2020


International partnership launches trade Master's degree

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, in collaboration with the IE School of Global and Public Affairs and International Trade Centre have launched the Executive Master in Internationalisation and Trade programme...

2 May 2019


Spain hit by deadly bacteria threatening olive trees

A deadly bacteria that infected thousands of olive trees in Italy has been detected for the first time in mainland Spain, the world's top producer of olive oil, a regional government official said Thursday, 6 July...

7 Jul 2017


Zara owner reaps benefits of investments, expansion as profit jumps 20%

MADRID - Spanish global clothing giant Inditex, owner of the Zara brand, posted on Thursday a 20-percent surge in nine-month net profits as its investments and expansion began to pay off...

11 Dec 2015


Clothes brand Zara owner's expansion boosts sales

MADRID - Spanish clothes giant Inditex, owner of the Zara high street brand, said on Wednesday that sales and profits have soared this year as it opens more stores and expands online in Asia...

17 Sep 2015


Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...

3 Mar 2015


Uber's back in Spain... with home food deliveries

BARCELONA, SPAIN: US smartphone app firm Uber reappeared in Spain on Thursday as a home food delivery network after a court banned it from operating its taxi service following complaints from professional drivers...

20 Feb 2015


Intu Properties in €451m shopping centre deal

Intu Properties plc (ITU) has entered into a deal that will see it acquire Puerto Venecia shopping centre and retail park in Zaragoza‚ Spain for €451m‚ it announced on Wednesday, 24 December 2014.

29 Dec 2014


Spanish media will be big losers in Google News spat

MADRID, SPAIN: Web-surfers and newspapers worried over Google News closure in Spain...

18 Dec 2014


Google News abandons Spain in paid content row

MADRID, SPAIN: Spain's government on Thursday defied Google's vow to shut down its Spanish online news service in protest at being made to pay for content, in its latest legal clash in Europe...

12 Dec 2014


Judge bans Uber in Spain

MADRID, SPAIN: A judge on Tuesday banned the popular smartphone taxi service Uber from operating in Spain, court officials said, following similar prohibition action in several other countries...

11 Dec 2014


Shakira wants press to leave son alone

MADRID, SPAIN: Colombian pop star Shakira wants the press to leave her nearly two-year-old son with Spanish footballer Gerard Pique alone, she said in an interview published Sunday...

2 Dec 2014


Spain's new car registrations surge 26% in October

MADRID: New car registrations surged for a sixth straight month in Spain in October, jumping 26.1% over the same month in 2013, but with total sales still well below pre-crisis levels.

4 Nov 2014


Vodafone probing 'tax fraud' at Spanish unit Ono

MADRID, SPAIN/LONDON, UK: Mobile phone giant Vodafone said on Monday it was investigating allegations of tax fraud at its recently acquired Spanish unit Ono.

30 Oct 2014


Orange seeks to buy Spain's Jazztel for $4.4bn

MADRID, SPAIN: French group Orange launched on Tueday, 16 September, a bid to extend its reach in a Europe-wide telecom turf war with an offer for Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.

17 Sep 2014


Telefonica concludes sale of Irish business

MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica says it has completed the sale of its Irish subsidiary to Hong Kong's Hutchison Whampoa for €850.

17 Jul 2014


Off/On Commerce Day 2014 on in October in Madrid

MADRID, SPAIN: Off/On Commerce Day 2014 will be held on 16 October in Teatro Goya, Madrid

8 Jul 2014


New US-Spanish firm targets rich mobile ad market

MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica and US investment company Blackstone launched a mobile telephone advertising venture, challenging Google and Facebook in the multi-billion-dollar market.

17 Apr 2014


Firefox to power US$25 smartphone

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Firefox OS, an new smartphone operating system aimed at challenging Apple and Google, will power a new category of US$25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based non-profit Mozilla Foundation said.

3 Mar 2014


Mobile world prods tablets to get off the sofa

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch.

28 Feb 2014

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