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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’...

Spain backs vaccine passport concept

As the vaccine rollout gathers pace, many countries including Spain are debating the possibility of creating some kind of ‘passport’ to enable people who...

Protection for the wolf

Ecologists have celebrated the agreement between regional and national governments to give protected status to the Iberian wolf. The ministry for the ecological transition noted...

New traffic laws to protect vulnerable road users

New traffic laws are being drafted in order to better protect vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists. Full report in tomorrow’s Costa...

New minister to fight the pandemic

Carolina Darias has just been sworn in as the new health minister after Salvador Illa stood down to fight February’s regional election in Cataluña...

This is Spain – not Siberia

Spectacular aerial photos of the massive falls of snow that affected large swathes of Spain last week were taken by ecologist association Greenpeace. More in...

Call for action over electricity costs

The government cannot ignore the ‘brutal’ tariff rises in the electricity market during the cold snap and must apply regulations to stop speculation, according...

Health minister to stand down

Minister for health Salvador Illa will stand down from his post at the end of the month. The 54-year-old politician, who has managed the Covid-19...

Green light for state budget

The Senate definitively approved the Socialist (PSOE)-Unidas Podemos coalition government’s 2021 budget on Wednesday It sets out economic policy to relieve the pandemic crisis and...

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Vaccination ramp up in the Valencia region

The health authorities were set to administer 224,000 anti-Covid jabs in the Valencia region this week. Regional president Ximo Puig said this was their best...

Officer charged

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