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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...

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...

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...

VAT on gas to be slashed

THE GOVERNMENT is set to reduce IVA (VAT) on gas from 21% to 5%, starting in October. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez told national radio station...

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...

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...

Spying scandal hits the government

After it was revealed at the end of April that more than 60 separatist politicians and their supporters had been spied on using the...

Alicante is going places

A DIRECT high-speed train (AVE) is now available between Alicante and Ourense in Galicia, meaning that passengers no longer have to change at Chamartín...

Energy market shake-up to bring down bills

The EU is poised to take action over soaring energy costs as the wholesale price of electricity hits one of the highest levels of...

Moves afoot over the ‘180 days in Spain’ campaign

President of Alicante province Carlos Mazón met with the Spanish Ambassador in the UK, José Pascual Marco on Monday to enlist his support to...

Energy saving measures ‘are working’

Spain’s efforts to save electricity have been praised by European Commission (EC) president Ursula von der Leyen, with the measures introduced last week reducing...

July – hottest month on record

July was the hottest month ever recorded in Spain, according to a press release sent out by the ministry for the ecological transition on...

Spain bids to become ‘a good country for science’

The new law on science, technology and innovation has been definitively approved by parliament, including improvements to employment rights and public funding for the...

Walks and exercise from Saturday onwards

Minister for health Salvador Illa has just announced the regulations will allow adults (aged 14 and over) to take exercise or go for a...

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