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Green light for electric car subsidies

Purchasers can claim up to €9,000 off the price of an electric vehicle with the government’s new Plan MOVES III scheme. The initiative – which...

UK extends support for vulnerable Britons applying for residency in Spain

THE UK government is extending support for potentially at-risk groups – including pensioners, disabled people and those with language difficulties who live in Europe...

‘Oxford’ jab age group extended

The ministry for health and regional governments agreed last night that when all people aged 60 to 65 have been vaccinated with the AstraZeneca...

Partial halt to AstraZeneca vaccinations

Inoculations with the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 will be halted for anyone under the age of 60 in Spain, according to health minister Carolina...

Face mask regulations adapted for beaches

  The national government has agreed changes to the new normality law (Ley de Nueva Normalidad) – which came into force last week – to...

Sánchez aims to end state of emergency next month

The government is planning to end the state of emergency (estado de alarma) in Spain on May 9 – when the current stage runs...

Beach proposal over face masks

The Valencia region has proposed that the new normality law (Ley de Nueva Normalidad) – which came into force last week – should be...

Appeal from UK police

Surrey Police have asked for help in finding Edmund Rose from Headley in the UK, who they believe could have travelled to Spain. Edmund, aged...

Spain’s female front line

The new line-up of the Spanish government’s four vice-presidents was notable for them all being female, and hailed as ‘a moment of pride for...

Embassy advises Britons over 90-day rule

Following unsubstantiated reports in UK tabloids about Spanish police looking to round up Britons who are in the country illegally, the British Embassy has...

Concert without social distancing in Barcelona

More than 5,000 people attended a concert without social distancing in Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi on Saturday night. Fans had to pass a ‘rapid’ Covid...

Come fly with me

Budget airline Ryanair has announced its biggest ever programme of domestic flights in Spain, which will start operating from July 1. More in today’s Costa...

Murcia sets off political earthquake

A motion of no confidence presented in Murcia region on Wednesday has set off a political earthquake with aftershocks being felt nationwide. One of the...

Life for the lynx

Two 11-month-old Iberian lynxes have been released into the wild in Castilla-La Mancha region. Named ‘Regata’ and ‘Rally’, they are part of the ‘Lynx Connect’...

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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...