Cantabria, Spain Newswire

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  1. UPDATE 2-Spain's economy motors on at fastest pace since before financial crisisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Spain's economy grew at its fastest rate since 2007 in the second quarter with more growth expected ahead, although the pace of recovery may flag as the effect of supportive cheap money and low inflation starts to wear off. Since Spain emerged from a prolonged downturn in mid-2013, economic growth has been driven by a steady rise in consumer spending underpinned by competitive prices, record numbers of tourists and a gradual drop in a sky-high unemployment rate.


  2. Santander posts bumper rise in half-year profits as customers...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This Is Money

    Santander racked up a 70 per cent rise in half-year profits in the UK as customers continue to flock to its popular 123 product range. The Spanish banking giant launched the 123 current account three years ago and it has proved hugely popular ever since.


  3. UK now Santander's biggest marketRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    The UK has become Santander's most profitable market, generating just over a fifth of the bank's profits in the first half of 2015. The results eclipsed the a 1bn posted by the Spanish bank's Brazilian operation, which saw its revenues jump by 9%.


  4. European stock market, economy and companies updateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Inflation seen picking up in 2016 and 2016 . Decline in oil prices was still exerting downside pressure on underlying inflation but should support growth.


  5. ISL 2: Mumbai City FC sign Bustos, Bertinand and PiquionneRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mumbai: Mumbai City FC has signed on Haitian defender Frantz Bertin, French striker Frederic Piquionne and Spanish defender Cristian Bustos for the Indian Super League Season 2 commencing on October 3. The three high-profile signings come with extensive international experience and knowledge that will provide the team much-needed strength and force to the team, managed by Anelka, a media release said today. Mumbai City FC, coached by marquee manager and player Nicolas Anelka, start their campaign against FC Pune City on October 5. Bustos, a Spanish professional footballer, played for RCD Mallorca as a defensive midfielder and would be Mumbai City FC's hard man, a tough tackling centre midfielder.


  6. Santander's Uk arm won't be spun off in next two years - Uk CeoRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    The British arm of Spain's Santander will not be spun off within the next two years, the division's Chief Executive Nathan Bostock told reporters on Thursday. Santander UK's finance director resigned on Tuesday, citing the Spanish bank's mothballed plans to spin off and separately list its British business in the near term.


  7. Santander net profit up 18% on stronger lendingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Banco Santander SA, the eurozone's largest bank by market value, on Thursday reported a near 18% rise in second-quarter net profit lifted by stronger lending and a continuing fall in charges from souring loans, particularly in its two big markets of Spain and the U.K. "Despite market volatility during the second quarter because of the Greek crisis, Grupo Santander conducted its business in an environment of growth in most of the countries where it operates," it said in a statement, although it acknowledged economic performances this year will vary sharply among thecountries it operates.


  8. Santander UK's finance chief just quit in a huff after waiting four years for the bank to IPORead the original story

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Rafael Nadal of Spain throws his towel back to a ballboy at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2015. Santander UK's finance chief quit in a huff yesterday , citing frustration at delays in the Spanish lender's plans to list its British business on the stock market.


  9. Podemos-backed Madrid mayor halts social housing evictionsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    The newly-elected left-wing mayor of Madrid on Tuesday overturned eviction orders for 70 families living in social housing and safeguarded more than 2,000 similar rental contracts. The move is the latest by the administration of Manuela Carmena, backed by anti-austerity party Podemos, to protect housing in a country where a property boom-and-bust has resulted in tens of thousands of families losing their homes.


  10. Official: Aston Villa complete signing of Jose Angel CrespoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    The defender becomes Tim Sherwood's seventh signing of the summer, after making the switch from Spanish football's second tier Aston Villa have completed the signing of former Spain Under-21 international Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba for an undisclosed fee. Full-back Crespo has put pen to paper on a three-year deal at Villa Park, his move representing the latest step in a somewhat itinerant career.


  11. UPDATE 1-Santander UK finance chief quits as bank keeps IPO plans on iceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    The finance chief of Santander's British arm resigned on Tuesday, citing the Spanish bank's mothballed plans to spin off and separately list its British business in the near term. Spain's Santander has been considering a listing of its British bank for several years, but a restructuring of the UK business, regulatory changes and a change of leadership have combined to delay the process.


  12. Aston Villa seal A 500,000 deal for Cordoba defender Jose Angel CrespoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Aston Villa seal A 500,000 deal for Cordoba defender Jose Angel Crespo to take Tim Sherwood's summer signings to seven Villans have signed seven players this summer, including Scott Sinclair, Micah Richards, Mark Bunn, Idrissa Gueye, Jordan Amavi, Jordan Ayew Tim Sherwood has made his seventh summer signing by completing the transfer of Spanish defender Jose Angel Crespo for a fee believed to be around A 500,000. The 28-year-old did well despite his side Cordoba suffering relegation to the second tier in Spain last season.


  13. Real estate project draws controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | China Daily

    The Espana Building, acquired by Dalian Wanda in June 2014, is a Madrid landmark in the commercial heart of the capital. [CARLOS DELGADO/CHINA DAILY] Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is at the center of a fiery public and political debate in Spain over its plans to demolish an iconic building in central Madrid.


  14. CambridgeNews published Tom Crowson and Euan Gilmour on target as England avoid drop at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cambridge Evening News

    Tom Crowson and Euan Gilmour were both on target as England under-18s preserved their top-flight status in the EuroHockey Youth Championships in a thrilling final match against Scotland. The Cambridge City players scored a goal apiece before half time and England were 4-1 up with only five minutes remaining in Santander, Spain.


  15. BEIJING: Real estate project draws controversyRead the original story

    Monday | Asia News Network

    Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is at the centre of a fiery public and political debate in Spain over its plans to demolish an iconic building in central Madrid. In June last year, the property group acquired the Espana Building for 265 million euros from banking corporation Santander Group.


  16. Aston Villa agree deal for Cordoba full-back Jose Angel Crespo, say Spanish clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Daily Mail

    The 28-year-old full-back started his career at Sevilla, where he was part of the squad that won the 2006 UEFA Cup, before going on to play for Racing Santander, as well as Padova, Bologna and Verona in Italy. Cordoba, who were relegated from the Primera Division last season, announced the former Spain Under-21 international's impending move to Villa on their official Twitter account this morning: Villa boss Tim Sherwood is keen to shore up his defence after finishing 17th in the Premer League last season 'The defender, after an agreement in principle between the clubs, travels to England today to undergo a medical before signing.'


  17. Villa agree deal for CrespoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Sky Sports

    Aston Villa have agreed a deal to sign full-back Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba, according to a statement from the Spanish side. The former Spain U21 international was part of the 2006 UEFA Cup-winning squad during his time at Sevilla, where he began his career, and has also played for Racing Santander and the Italian sides Padova, Bologna and Verona.


  18. Arriba Iberia! Dom Joly's family road trip takes in football,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Daily Mail

    Bravehearts: Edinburgh residents named most adventurous in the UK... while 16% of those from Wales admit they're put off by travel Thailand? It put me to sleep! Inside an insomniacs retreat with a programme to aid sleep - and even Brangelina are fans Travelling by train to see the most beautiful spots in the Mediterranean: The rail reason everyone wants to linger in Liguria From Milly Mackintosh's favourite fitness pop-up to Space's fabulous new disco night: The hottest ways to detox and retox in Ibiza this summer The Crafty Traveller: Don't blow your budget before you even leave... here's how to avoid pricey airport parking charges, trains, and restaurants Arriba Iberia! Take a road trip around the Iberian Peninsula and take in football, paella, architecture, religion and a village called Poo I love road trips.


  19. New law offers Sephardim right of return to SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish Journal

    Javier Vallaure, the Spanish consul general in Los Angeles, describes a new law that will offer descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from Spain in 1492 a less arduous path toward Spanish citizenship. Photo by Lynn Pelkey On June 11, the government of Spain unanimously passed a law that attempts to right a historic wrong: It offers descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492 a less arduous path toward Spanish citizenship.


  20. Ferrari Files for Initial Public OfferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Auto Channel

    July 23, 2015: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. announced today that its subsidiary, New Business Netherlands N.V. , has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of common shares currently held by FCA. The number of common shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined, although the proposed offering is not expected to exceed 10% of the outstanding common shares.