Book on 'submissive wives' is selling faster in Spain and has been considered to occupy the top position in list of bestseller of the country for weeks.
Also, the book is giving tough competition to the Hunger Games trilogy and is also easily outperforming Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela.
The author belongs to Italy and the original edition of the book has already been a hit in the country.
Adverts for a sexy calendar by the Irish budget airline Ryanair were banned by a Spanish judge. It shows its female flight attendants in bikinis, promoting the company. The decision was taken on Wednesday to vow an appeal.
The decision comes after five years of complaints that were lodged by various consumer and women's groups in Spain. The latest complaint is lodged by the consumer group Adecua. It claimed that the calendar used 'sexual connotations' to publicize and called for it to be banned.
According to HSBC Holdings Plc, it has unanimously agreed to sell its eight percent stake in the Bank of Shanghai Co. to Spain's Banco Santander SA. The reason cited by it behind the move was its wish to exit minority investments so as to boost profitability.
Price for the shareholding has not been disclosed by HSBC yet. The shareholding is valued at about $468 million on its balance sheet. It was revealed in a statement from the London-based bank yesterday that the lender cleared the payment of $63m in 2001 for the stake.
Spain's first private international airport has gone for sale under the hammer on Monday with a price starting at just 100 million euros. It is the one-tenth the cost of construction. Europe's longest runway had cost $1.4 billion to build it. A vast terminal building in it has the enough space to handle as many as 10 million travelers per year. However, it is really unfortunate that Aeropuerto Central Ciudad Real has not seen a single commercial flight since 2011.
A new report has come up with findings that have positive implications for jobs in energy sector. Employment firm Manpower has said energy firms are looking forward to recruit thousands of employees to deal with complaints or calls about switching supplier due to rising bills.
The global technology market is all set to see what happens when HP opens up for Discover 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. It will be covered live on SiliconANGLE. tv. Many are of the belief that HP is facing a deciding moment in its history. It will have strong implications on it future to decide whether it will continue to be a vital driving force in IT or disappear from the picture.
Real Madrid defender and Brazilian international, Marcelo, has passed on the buck to Spain in order to protect its world title. He even listed it as favorite by announcing 'La Roja' as 'the best team in the world'.
In spite of booming win of Brazil against Spain in the final of the Confederations Cup at the Maracana, Marcelo thinks that his team is not the favorite.
Marcelo commented that they had been very eager to prove that they are capable of giving reasons for being happy to their country.
Mariano Rajoy, Spanish Prime Minister has insisted more unity for Europe. He even said that a banking union for the region should be decided this month. This was reported by El Pais reported in an interview that was published on its website late on Sunday.
Rajoy told El Pais that Spanish politicians are not influenced to the consequences of corruption. He even refused any similar accounting in his party in connection to a sludge fund scandal that has determined the center-right People's Party this year.
With Christmas approaching, all are getting in festive mood and Austria's capital is also preparing itself for the holiday season. The centre of the old Habsburg Empire attracts locals and visitors.
They all have Christmas markets to buy mesmerizing gifts for their loved ones. People can find crafts and decorations, hot punch and baked goods in all the city's main squares.
It seems the US automaker has finally started to make one of several calculated moves to boost profits in line with its rivals. That is why probably General Motors Co. has decided to pull the plug on Chevrolet in Europe. According to analysts, the move was long overdue.
An announcement was made by GM on Thursday, saying it will drop its mainstream Chevrolet brand by the end of 2015 in Europe. However, it will not include certain vehicles like the Corvette sports car.
Nowadays, unemployment rate has been increased up to its peak across the globe. The new reports seem to be similar in the way that about 20,000 job seekers have applied for post at a new Ikea megastore in Spain. But, the fact is that there is vacancy only for 400 job seekers.
World has ended for Nelson Mandela as this anti-apartheid hero died at an age on 95 on Thursday. He was very calm and nice and was very down to earth. He was suffering from lung infection, plunging his nation and was called as 'man with a moral giant'. He gave lives to millions of people and one of them was a person, who shares his experience with us.
He said that he met Mr. Nelson for the first time at the award ceremony for the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation in 1992. He said that Mr. Nelson shared his award along with Frederik Willem de Klerk. Later on in
The scientists have recently reached far back into the times of the ancestry of humans in order to study as well as analyze DNA. This can be easily said as according to a latest report, the scientists have recently analyzed the DNA of a bone found in Spain that is estimated to be about 400,000 years old.
It has been revealed by the researchers that the findings related to this discovery have popped-up more questions than answers about the existence of our ancient forerunners.
According to a latest report, it has been revealed by the sources that the Moody's has raised its debt rating outlook regarding the eurozone's fourth-largest economy, Spain.
As a result, the sources have explained that Spain is enjoying largely lower borrowing costs in a bond sale on Thursday.
According to a new report, 12th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach has been opened on Wednesday. Thom Collins, director of the Perez Art Museum of Miami (PAMM), said they have added a gleaming addition of burgeoning cultural scene in the art museum.
Thomas said: "We know people come here because they want the (tropical) environment. We needed to give them something that addresses our main competition, the beach". He said that this $131 million art museum depicts the cultural structure of their country.
Because of political chaos in Thailand, there seems to have decline in number of tourists visiting at that place. The political issues in Thailand also put an adverse affect on the travel industry, airlines, hotels and convention centers.
The government has declared it will provide more support to offshore wind power after giving assurance to slash support for onshore wind and solar energy.
The people working in the offshore sector of the region have welcomed the news.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander declared today that from 2015, the prices that are set earlier for offshore wind power will be increased whereas prices for onshore and solar energy will be reduced.
Sports minister of the host country, Brazil, says airports and bus stations will be secure. He also told the police will also use rubber bullets if required.
Rubber bullets are the bullets that have low level of action. An attempt has been made Brazil's sports minister to calm down worries regarding violence harming that could be caused in next summer's World Cup. He revealed that the authorities were working hard 'to contain this violence' and that the major areas where fans assemble would be protected.
A rare public hearing was conducted on Tuesday at Europe's human rights court about the secret network of black site prisons across Europe. These prisons are known to be used by CIA to interrogate terror suspects. According to reports, two terror suspects have been held by the US in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The lawyers have accused Poland of human right abuses.
According to lawyers, the two suspects have been trapped because of the CIA's program to kidnap terror suspects and transfer them to third countries. Also, the lawyers alleged that they were tortured in a remote polish prison.
A well-regarded international exam was conducted for 15-year-olds. The results revealed scores of students from United States were well below their counterparts elsewhere. The subjects in the exams included math, reading and science. Students in Shanghai, Singapore and other Asian provinces or countries scored much better than their counterparts in the US.
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