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Sabadell bank to shed staff

Banco Sabadell called in union representatives today to announce that it intends to make job cuts. Chiefs at the financial giant explained that they have...

Electricity price scandal rumbled

Electricity prices were due to hit yet another record high today (Thursday), a day after the national competition watchdog (CNMC) assured some companies were...

Electricity prices keep breaking records

The price of electricity hit its third consecutive record high on Wednesday. The highest daily prices in history were recorded on the first three days...

Record employment figures unveiled

Extraordinary employment figures for July were published on Tuesday by the ministries for work and social security. The number of people employed and paying social...

Funding vow for airport expansion plan

The national government and the Catalan executive have agreed a €1.7 billion extension to Barcelona’s El Prat airport, angering ecologists who said it would...

UK drug runners caught by Catalan cops

Suspected members of a gang that had been transporting truckloads of marijuana to the UK from Spain have been arrested by the Catalan regional...

Race yacht used to run drugs

Eight suspects have been arrested – ‘several of them Britons’ – in a sting against smugglers who were running cocaine from Caribbean islands to...

Electricity price hits record high

Electricity bills will remain high until February, when prices will start to fall ‘slowly’, according to industry experts. The arrival of more renewable energy into...

Seven British fugitives arrested in Spain in three weeks

Seven British fugitives have been detained in the space of just three weeks as a result of joint operations between the National Police and...

Lockdown ruled unconstitutional

THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court (TS) has partially upheld an appeal by far-right party Vox against the manner in which the government ordered people to stay...

Pensions reform deal sealed

The first agreement for the long overdue reform of the Spanish public pension system has been sealed by the government with the nation’s principal...

Government brings in ‘the right to die’

The law legalising euthanasia in Spain has come into force, thus ensuring that patients can decide about the process to end their life. A doctor...

Roman coins seized in police sting

A hoard of gold coins from the Roman era has been recovered by the National Police. A force spokesman said the 90 aurei had ‘great...

VAT cut to reduce soaring electricity bills

A temporary reform passed by the Cabinet yesterday (Thursday) will cut electricity bills for homes by over 10%, according to treasury minister María Jesús...

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Low emission zone planned for Benidorm

Benidorm town hall is proposing the creation a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) covering an area of 35 hectares across the Levante, Centro and Poniente...

The shape of things to come

EU concern for Mar Menor