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‘Consolidating the Costa Blanca’ as a tourism leader

Costa Blanca town halls moved en masse to Madrid this week for the FITUR tourism fair, where they were joined by members of the...

Minimum wage increased again

An agreement to increase the minimum wage by 5% for 2024 has been signed by the minister for work, Yolanda Díaz and the heads...

Going the distance

The Valencia government is starting to signpost the GR-92 long-distance footpath in the region – a 1,600-km route that runs the length of Spain’s...

Drivers rescued in the snow

The army’s emergency brigade was called in on Friday night to help rescue around 600 drivers who were trapped in their vehicles on the...

PM meets Michael O’Leary

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary outlined his budget airline’s €5 billion investment plan in Spain during a meeting with PM Pedro Sánchez at the Moncloa...

Putting an end to throw-away culture

The draft of a law designed to prevent food waste has been approved by the Cabinet. The coalition attempted to pass the legislation at the...

Snow hits Spain

A total of 32 roads in Spain have been ‘affected’ by snow, with five sections closed in the provinces of Granada, Cantabria, Burgos and...

‘Adiós’ at last to the 15-year rule

In a major shake up to the UK’s voting rules, from January 16 all British citizens overseas who have previously been resident or registered to...

Plastic tide of spilled pellets hits the Galicia coast

A massive clean-up operation is finally underway as millions of plastic pellets shed into the sea from a container ship wash up on the...

A ‘good’ investment for Spain

PM Pedro Sánchez has carried out an expected reshuffle in his coalition government after minister for the economy and first deputy prime minister Nadia...

Government bid to stabilise electricity bills

A new formula for calculating the regulated tariff (PVPC) electricity bill for households came into force on January 1. A spokesman for the department of...

Help for struggling households

The government has extended many anti-crisis measures approved in 2022 to mitigate the economic effects of the war in Ukraine – but electricity and...

Observe nature and help science

A mobile phone application to ‘monitor the life cycle of plants’ has been launched by the government science investigation agency (CSIC). According to the CSIC,...

High-speed to Europe

Spain has used its EU presidency role to approve targets for the European transport network (TEN-T) that will see the Mediterranean Corridor high-speed train...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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