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WHO announces that the Covid ‘public health emergency’ is finally over – but with caveats

THE Covid-19 pandemic is officially finally over, according to the World Health Organisation. The director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made the announcement after the fifteenth meeting...

Madrid observatory detects spike in Covid-19 infections in wake of Easter holidays 

THE NUMBER of Covid-19 cases in Spain has spiked after Easter week, bringing the 14-day incidence to 2,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants compared to...

Spain’s economy grew by 5.5% in 2022, surpassing government forecast

SPAIN'S economy grew by 5.5% last year- the same rate as in 2021- according to figures released by the National Statistics Institute(INE) on Friday. The...

Spain’s fashion giant Inditex owner of brands like Zara announces record profits

SPAIN'S Inditex- the world's biggest fashion retailer- posted a 27% rise in net profits last year as sales exceeded pre-pandemic levels. Net income soared to...

King Felipe opens World Mobile Congress in Spain’s Barcelona

OVER 80,000 people are expected to attend Barcelona's World Mobile Congress(WMC) over the next four days, after it was officially opened on Monday by...

Largest number of companies in Spain for 27 years ceased trading in 2022

THE state of the economy in the wake of the Ukraine war and the post-pandemic period contributed to the highest number of Spanish companies...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez says European Union should become more self-sufficient

SPAIN'S Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez wants the European Union to end its reliance on importing energy, food and microchip technology. He says lessons need to...

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex known for brands like Zara and Bershka says prices will rise by 2%

SPANISH fashion giant Inditex says prices will go up by 2% across its domestic stores this spring and summer due to inflation. Inditex, who are...

Fake insurance claims soared in Spain during first year of COVID-19 pandemic

BOGUS insurance claims rose by 21% in 2020 compared to 2019, according to Linea Directa's 'Insurance Fraud Barometer' published on Monday. The insurer says there...

Suicidal and self-harm helpline calls from young people in Spain dramatically rise during COVID-19 pandemic

SUICIDE is now the second-biggest cause of death, after cancer, among Spaniards aged 15 to 29 years, according to figures from the Spanish Asssociation...





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