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Don’t tax the rich?

With Spain in the grip of a debate over the removal of taxes for wealthy residents, Valencia’s president Ximo Puig stated that ‘taxes cannot...

VAT slashed for gas

VAT (IVA) on natural gas will be reduced from 21% to 5% from October, the government announced following Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting. The measure, which will...

Shake-up for entry procedures to Spain

SOME Covid-19 paperwork checks at Spain’s borders were eliminated this week. The ministry for health noted that with effect from Tuesday it was no longer...

Entry form scrapped

Some Covid-19 paperwork procedures at Spain’s borders were removed this week. The ministry for health said that from Tuesday it was no longer necessary for...

EU plan to reduce energy bills

Revenue generated by windfall taxes on energy companies would be ‘used to help consumers reduce their bills’, according to a plan published on Wednesday...

Distribution giants reject price caps on basic food products

The proposal by deputy PM Yolanda Díaz to set price caps on staple foods to combat rocketing inflation has met with opposition from the...

Airport figures flying high again

More than half a million Britons passed through Alicante airport in August. Traffic at Spain’s public airports last month returned to 92.6% of August in...

King Felipe remembers his ‘aunt Lilibeth’

King Felipe was one of the first to write a message in the book of condolence which has been set up at the British...

Booster jab available later this month

FOURTH jabs to protect against Covid-19 will start in Spain on September 26, minister for health Carolina Darias has revealed. The vaccinations will initially be...

Murcia teenager on top of the world

Murcia’s Carlos Alcaraz is the new world number one after defeating Casper Ruud in the final of the US Open Tennis. The 19-year-old is the...

‘No rationing’ but more ‘measures’

PM Pedro Sánchez promised that there will not be energy ‘rationing’ this winter or ‘apocalyptic scenarios’. He made the vow during a debate with Partido...

Pirate UK TV busted by the police

A man has been arrested in Denia for illegally selling subscriber television content for clients to access via the internet or satellite, the National...

Food price caps proposed by deputy PM

A proposal to cap the price of basic food products has been made by second deputy prime minister, Yolanda Díaz, who is also minister...

Summer tourism back in business

Tourism figures have been buoyant this summer and indicate that by the end of this year the region will have welcomed a similar number...

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Apps for OAPs

A pilot project to teach older people about new technology, so they can use online banking and the regional health service application, was presented...

Tourism tax gets the go-ahead

Bank watchdog to be set up