Jul 26 - Tectonic Plate Movement to Result in the Closing of the Strait

bay of gibraltarIn an article published by Hydrogeologist Scott Johnson, for ‘art technica’ it is suggested that the tectonic plate separating Africa and the Bay of Gibraltar is slowly moving under another.

Mr. Johnson claims that Africa is heading for a collision with Europe, eventually closing the Strait. He adds that the rocks along the shoreline of the Strait are actually on the oceanic plate trapped between the two continents. It is noted that this part of the plate continues to also move west toward the Atlantic.

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Jul 26 - Barclays to Close 18 Andalucia Branches

barclaysThis week Barclays announced that a significant number of Andalucian branches would be closed down. The Olive Press reports that company prides itself on product innovation, and believes that local branches are not the future of their operation.

It was also revealed that 35% of branches across the country would also be shut down with over 1000 jobs cut. The branch wishes to focus on changing their offerings, using technology and providing what customers need.

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