News from the other end of the Med. Swiss-based multi-national engineering company, ABB recently axed 160 jobs at a plant in Bilbao despite reporting record profits. Some ex-employees decided to do a full monty to highlight their plight. Spain has suffered particularly badly during the recession and 1 in 5 of the adult population is out of work. Thank you to Staying Sane in Spain for finding this. I find it a little cheeky but readers of a nervous disposition who find semi-naked hirsute men too seductive or offensive should change channels now. There’s a serious message blended with the fun. We should heed it.

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  1. Interesting and a fun video (where do you find them?). I have friends living in Spain and they tell me that things are really starting to hurt. I think the hard times are here for a good few years yet. In the UK we get a sense that the Turkish economy is strong and growing. Is that the case? Are you and Liam rolling in it? Are there jobs around for foreigners?

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    1. Turkish is doing rather well at about 9% growth. Can’t continue though. Unfortuntely high inflation means we’re not rolling in it. It’s also difficult for foreigners to get jobs outside certain specific sectors.

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