Cantabria, Spain Newswire

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  1. Spain's BBVA considers fresh job cuts - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    Spain's second-biggest bank BBVA is considering a fresh round of job cuts that could affect at least 2,000 people globally, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. BBVA was already known to be cutting about 1,100 jobs after its 2014 acquisition of domestic peer Catalunya Caixa, a Barcelona-based former savings bank which was bailed out after Spain's property market crash eight years ago.

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  2. The Largest International Bank No One Talks AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Motley Fool

    With a branch network nearly three times larger than Bank of America , and about $1.5 trillion in assets in geographies that include Spain, the U.K., and Latin America, it's undoubtedly one of the world's most-complex retail-banking institutions. Gaby Lapera : Hello, everyone! Welcome to Industry Focus , the podcast that dives into a different sector of the stock market every day.

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  3. La Liga BBVA becomes La Liga SantanderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Madrid, July 22 : The Spanish Banco Santander has acquired the sponsorship rights of La Liga for the upcoming football season, with La Liga BBVA changing its name to La Liga Santander. During the presentation of the new sponsor on Thursday, La Liga president Javier Tebas said Banco Santander has everything the league championship is looking for as a structure that can help continue the internationalisation of the Spanish soccer industry, reports Efe.

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  4. Spanish-owned lender TSB sees profits surge but warns of headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Profits at TSB surged in the first half of 2016 with the relatively new high street lender - which was acquired by Spain's Banco Sabadell last year - attracting 1,250 new customers every day. TSB saw its its pretax profits increase by more than four-fold, up 440 per cent to A 125.4million in the six months to June 30, up from A 23.2million a year earlier, while underlying profits on a management basis jumped 144.8 per cent to A 107.7million However, the bank - which was spun out of Lloyds in 2013 and taken over by Sabadell last March - warned that its profits will come under pressure in the immediate future due to the threat of interest rates being cut and soaring IT costs.

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  5. Why Smart Cities Will Need Smarter CitizensRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The New York Observer

    As an increasing percentage of the global population moves into cities, governments and tech companies are seeking unorthodox ways to make improve urban living: The media has dubbed these locales "smart cities", a term meant to describe the fusion of municipal management and cutting-edge technology. Although not all of these smart cities are smart in the same way, the general consensus is that today's innovations are merely a taste of what's to come.

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  6. James E. (Buck) CannonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Mexia Daily News

    The world lost a loving, witty man on Friday night. He was beloved by people everywhere he lived, and was especially admired by younger people he mentored through the years.

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  7. Destination Guide: Into The Valleys - In the Shadow of the PicosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | UKClimbing.com

    Deep, steep-sided and improbably festooned with a ton of amazing looking faces the gorge of the Desfiladero de La Hermida combines perfectly with the crags around Arenas de Cabrales in eastern Asturias to make a brilliant, easy-access, summer and autumn sport climbing destination.

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  8. Hands and stone, and a kind waitressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | KnowIT

    a cave in Cantabria, Spain, famous for its Upper Paleolithic cave paintings featuring drawings and polychrome rock paintings of wild mammals and human hands. I relive last year's fantastic holiday by bringing posts over from the trip blog. This ...

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  9. How Britain is encouraging banks to hire more women executivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Christian Science Monitor

    As of Monday, 72 firms have signed the Women in Finance Charter, pledging to focus on increasing the number of women in executive positions in the finance sector... and denying senior executives bonuses when firms fail in their goals. Flint, Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc, Botin, chairman of the Spanish bank Santander, Gonzalez, chairman of Spain's BBVA and Credit Suisse chairman Rohner attend the 2016 IIF Spring Membership meeting in Madrid.

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  10. Surfing, sun and stunning scenery make Spain's Cantabria region the next hot holiday destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Mirror.co.uk

    Sam Webb visted Somo near Santander which has long been Europe's surf capital but is increasingly popular with families and those looking for a quieter Spanish resort A wave rushes up behind me and Damian the surf instructor shouts: "Paddle, paddle, paddle!" It lifts the board underneath me and propels me forward as I desperately try to remember that morning's training. I make it up on to one knee before plunging headfirst into the churning waters.

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  11. 3 Gigantic Investing Value Traps You'd Be Wise to AvoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Fox News

    In theory, there are no givens when it comes to investing in the stock market. If there were, we would all be rich and retired on the beach by now.

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  12. DIARY-Top Economic Events to July 15Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Reuters

    Political and general news ** This Diary is filed daily ** WEDNESDAY, JULY 6 VESTAL, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley meets with Binghamton University researchers and Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council members to discuss economic development projects, and tours the BU Innovate Technologies Complex - 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo participates in a Wall Street Journal-hosted panel on regulation and monetary policy, and how they intersect - 1300 GMT.

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  13. The EU's Inflexible Bank Rules Risk an Italian BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    The fears of Brexit contagion may have seemed overblown after Spain's election a week ago. But as Italy's continuing banking crisis shows, the euro zone still faces major challenges. The EU must act fast to change the vernacular of austerity that has alienated voters and restricted the ability of national governments to put together policies for growth.

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  14. Santander Names Gomez Head of Equity Research at Brokerage UnitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    Banco Santander SA has promoted Jesus Gomez to head of equity research at its brokerage business as part of a reorganization. Gomez replaces Mariano Colmenar, who is leaving together with analysts Arancha Bueno and Aranzazu Cortina, according to people with knowledge of the changes who asked not to be identified because the matter is private.

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  15. Ditch bail-in rules to avoid Italian tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Financial Times

    Last week, one Brussels official dismissed the mounting crisis in Italy's banking system - and the appeal for a state-aid waiver on a a 40bn bailout - as the stuff of Italian comic opera . The stand-off over Italy's banks comes only days after Britain voted to leave the EU , an outcome in part prompted by a truculent EU unwilling to show pragmatism in the face of popular outrage over immigration.

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  16. Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree: The oliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Science, Industry and Business

    A team of scientists from three Spanish centers has sequenced, for the first time ever, the complete genome of the olive tree The olive was one of the first trees to be domesticated in the history of mankind, probably some 6,000 years ago. A Mediterranean emblem par excellence, it is of vital importance to the Spanish and other regional economies .

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  17. Santander Names Gomez Head of Equity Research at Brokerage UnitRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | The Washington Post

    Banco Santander SA has promoted Jesus Gomez to head of equity research at its brokerage business as part of a reorganization. Gomez replaces Mariano Colmenar, who is leaving together with analysts Arancha Bueno and Aranzazu Cortina, according to people with knowledge of the changes who asked not to be identified because the matter is private.

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  18. Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree: The oliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Science Blog

    The olive was one of the first trees to be domesticated in the history of mankind, probably some 6,000 years ago. A Mediterranean emblem par excellence, it is of vital importance to the Spanish and other regional economies .

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  19. Bank of Portugal receives 4 bids for Novo BancoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | MarketWatch

    Portugal's central bank said Thursday it had received four bids for Novo Banco SA, the good bank that resulted from the collapse of Banco EspA rito Santo SA. Bank of Portugal said in a statement that it will now decide whether to sell the bank to one of the bidders or through the market, whichever is a better deal.

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  20. Ronchini Gallery opens first UK solo exhibition of works by Richard H glundRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Art Daily

    Ronchini Gallery presenting the first UK solo exhibition of works by Richard Hoglund, Richard Hoglund: Primary Colours, curated by Kamiar Maleki. Hoglund's unique practice explores the fundamental artistic practices of drawing and painting to create distinctive works that investigate the significance of these traditional media.

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