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It’s getting hotter faster

Temperatures in Europe have increased at more than twice the global average over the past 30 years – the highest of any continent in...

Banks and energy companies post staggering profits

Banks and energy companies have announced massive profits for the first nine months of this year. Deputy PM Nadia Calviño said it was ‘correct’ that...

BarMar pipeline set to link Spain and France

‘BarMar’ is the green energy corridor that Spain, Portugal and France have agreed will link the Iberian Peninsula with the European Union’s energy network. According...

Young bear almost ready for release

A four-month old brown bear found by walkers on May 21 with a traumatic injury is now on to the final stage of his...

Finger pointed at energy companies over bills

Minister for the ecological transition Teresa Ribera has accused energy supply companies of ‘not playing fair’ and not being clear when they are billing...

More aid to combat energy crisis

PM Pedro Sánchez revealed in parliament on Thursday that his coalition government will free up an additional €3 billion in aid to help ‘40%...

Farmers to get cash boost

The EU’s new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) comes into force next year, and from Monday €2.8 billion will be paid out in advances of...

Government’s new move in tax battle

The national government has moved to stymie a regional Partido Popular (PP) initiative to reduce taxes for the wealthy. Minister for the treasury María Jesús...

Spain enjoys second quarter growth

The Spanish economy grew by 1.5% between April and June, which is 0.4% better than the preliminary results indicated in July. Exports went up by...

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...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...