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End to outdoor face masks

People will no longer have to wear face masks in the open air from June 26. PM Pedro Sánchez has just announced that the measure...

For and against wolf protection

A farmers’ union has presented objections to the ministerial order protecting the Iberian wolf. The animal is already on the list of protected species for...

Bank of Spain questions minimum wage rise

A report by the Bank of Spain has controversially claimed that the increase to the minimum wage (SMI) in 2019 prevented the creation of...

Jabs for the boys

A controversial ruling by the ministry for health will allow Spain’s national football team to be inoculated against Covid-19 before the start of the...

New electricity tariff system starts next week

The electricity tariff system is changing again and consumers are advised to examine and possibly change their habits in order to avoid paying more. Weekday...

Spain’s bid to become ‘climate neutral’

Spain’s first ever climate change law (Ley de Cambio Climático y Transición Energética) has been approved. According to the objectives, the country will become ‘climate...

Road tolls to tackle deficit proposal

The Spanish government has informed the EU that it intends to introduce charges for using motorways from 2024. The measure is designed to tackle an...

Police score against drug smugglers

The security forces have seized nearly 12 tonnes of hashish in two different stings against gangs which were running drugs into Spain from North...

Record week for Covid vaccines

A total of four million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been delivered to Spain this week. Minister for health Carolina Darias said this increase in...

Four-billion-euro submarine launched

Spain’s new military submarine, the Isaac Peral S-81 was officially launched at a ceremony led by the royal family in Cartagena. The S-81 will now...

Valencia remains the best in Spain

Valencia continues to buck the national trend and remains the region with the lowest instance of coronavirus in the country. While cases rocket in a...

Biggest public spend in history

The arrival of billions of euros in European cash to Spain presents ‘the greatest opportunity for our country since we joined the EU’, stated...

Pfizer’s ‘shot in the arm’ for inoculation campaign

Spain and other European countries suffered a setback and a boost for their vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 this week. The news that the single-dose Janssen...

Customers advised to challenge money transfer ‘rip offs’

Spanish banks which are charging residents for money transfers up to €50,000 from the UK at a higher rate than they charge for national...

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