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Spot the fake – coin counterfeiters collared

Police have dismantled the largest workshop for manufacturing counterfeit €2 coins in Spain – and ‘the most significant in Europe in the last decade’. A...

PM Sánchez ‘will continue’

After five days of ‘reflection’, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said he will continue is his post. In an address to the nation at 11.00...

PM considers his position

In a bombshell letter to the nation, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has cancelled his agenda and said he will spend the weekend deciding if...

‘Settling a debt’ with the ‘forgotten victims’ of the Catholic Church

The government has presented measures which it says will ‘recognise, prevent and redress’ sexual abuse which occurred in the Catholic Church in Spain. The Ombudsman’s...

Transplants take off

The number of organ transplants at public hospitals in the Valencia region increased by a third to almost two per day in the first...

Brain drain to Spain

A record number of foreigners are working in Spain – many in ‘high value’ professions. The government reported this week that more non-Spaniards than ever...

Bear cub rescued

Weighing just 1.9 kilos and aged three months, this Iberian brown bear cub was rescued by the regional environment service in Asturias last week...

Cheaper cinema for senior citizens

The Cabinet has approved the second edition of ‘Cine Sénior’ (Senior Cinema) – a programme of subsidies that allows people aged 65 and over...

Snow, wind and rain for Good Friday

Snow is affecting driving on 24 roads in Spain, according to the national traffic department (DGT). The adverse conditions associated with Storm Nelson are principally...

Financial client protection system on the way

Financial customers will be able to submit their complaints to a single body ‘quickly and free of charge’, according to the government. Economy minister Carlos...

Big getaway starts today

The special campaign for the Easter holidays operated by the national traffic department (DGT) starts on Friday (March 22). A total of 16.5 million road...

Government’s war on smoking

The government is aiming to ban smoking from ‘various communal and social areas outdoors’, and increase the price of a packet of cigarettes. Minister for...

Bank improves forecast for Spain’s economy

The Bank of Spain has improved growth predictions for Spain for 2024. Their report on Tuesday forecasted that the economy would expand by 1.9%, which...

Record number of people in work

A total of 551,000 more people are making social security payments in Spain than at the same time last year, the government announced on...

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