Spain calls for a ban on alcohol sales at airports and on flights

ban on alcohol sales at airports

If you are off to Spain on holiday you may have to wait until you get there in order to have a drink. Fed up with having to deal with drunken passengers Spanish authorities are calling for a ban on the sale of alcohol at airports and on flights. Leaders in the tourism industry say that “courage and ambition” are …

Spanish City Bans AirB&B

The popular Mediterranean holiday hotspot has like other tourist destinations in Spain been struggling with the consequences of mass tourism that has led to packed city centres and soaring rents.   The local governing team made up of an alliance of various political parties made the decision to ban people from renting out their properties using online hospitality broker AirB&B …

Two-match ban for Ronaldo

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Long ban for amateur footballer

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Simeone banned for eight games

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The end of the refillable olive oil container is nigh

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No European football for Málaga next season

Malaga will not be competing in next season’s Europa League after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld Uefa’s one-year European ban. The Blue and Whites, who finished sixth in La Liga, were originally given a two-year European suspension in December because of unpaid bills.

Malaga reprieve announced by UEFA was ‘an error’

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Málaga banned from European competition

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Spain bans short-selling for three months

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