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Spain’s microchip plan struggling to attract businesses

THE Spanish government’s plan to invest €12 billion euros is struggling to get off the ground  thanks to a lack of chipmakers willing to...

Brussels issues warning to Spain over high debt and unemployment risk

SPAIN has received yet another warning from the European Commission over its high debt and unemployment risk “Spain is experiencing imbalances,” said the European Commission...

UK govt urged to address problems at Gibraltar’s border with Spain ‘as a matter of urgency’ 

CHAIR of the European Scrutiny Committee in the UK House of Commons, Sir William Cash MP, has called for Gibraltar border problems to be...

Spain will be using its hospitals to treat wounded victims of Ukraine war

HOSPITALS in Spain will be opening their doors to wounded victims of the war in Ukraine. Full details of the plan have still to be...

BEING INCLUSIVE: Andalucia scoops European prize for its treatment of Roma community

ANDALUCIA has won the European Commission’s first annual prize for the inclusion of the Roma community. The region came out on top thanks to its...

ESSENTIALS: What you need to know about Covid travel rules between Spain and the UK over Easter

EASTER is expected to see a return of the sort of numbers that flocked to Spain before the pandemic but for British holidaymakers there...

Ukraine’s Zelensky thanks Spain’s parliament for support but attacks companies still trading with Russia

UKRAINIAN president Volodymr Zelensky addressed Spain's parliamentarians on Tuesday in a special 30-minute session of Congress in Madrid. He appeared via video-link at the unanimous...

Russians in Spain struggle as sanctions bite over Ukraine invasion

RUSSIANS in Spain are facing a backlash after the invasion of Ukraine, with reports of assaults and blackmail. And as banking sanctions start to bite,...

How Spain’s Valencia region became the leader in organic farming

ORGANIC farming in Valencia has grown 81.2% in the past five years, more than anywhere else in Spain and exceeding Spain's average which is...

Spain committing ‘harakiri’ over UK tourists and new child COVID-19 vaccine rules

A Spanish tourism group says the country is committing 'harakiri' by requiring proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 for British children aged 12 and...

ANALYSIS: Does Spain have a drinking problem?

Alcohol consumption has plunged over the past 30 years, but Spain still has the second highest rate of daily alcohol drinkers in the EU.

Andalucia-Algarve rail connection still a “dream” says Portugal’s Prime Minister

PORTUGUESE Prime Minister Antonio Costa has said that it is “a dream” of his to be able to unite the regions of the Algarve,...

NHS COVID-19 pass now accepted across EU in move that will ease travel for fully-vaxxed British travellers

THE European Commission has announced that from Friday October 29, the British NHS COVID pass will be accepted as full proof of vaccination, equivalent...

Tourism reboot: Balearics receive millions to develop new tourism strategy

THE Balearics are to get a €233 million tourism boost from the European Union. The €133 million will come from a €2 billion fund set...

EU demands countries use their ‘Covid passport’ to ease travelling restrictions from overseas

THE European Union is asking that restrictions on holiday travel from overseas are relaxed in line with use of a ‘Covid passport.” Under new plans,...

FROM FARM TO FORK: EU announces farming overhaul to improve animal welfare and tackle climate change

Other aims of the European strategy include tackling climate change, protecting the environment, ensuring fair economic returns for producers at every stage of the supply chain, and boosting organic farming.

FAT FIGHTERS: EU enforces limit on artificial trans fats in food products

Fried fast food is the most infamous culprit, although artificial trans fats can also be found in certain types of margarines and vegetable oils, bakery products and frozen pizzas, among others.

Spain’s financial capital set to triple thanks to ‘tsunami’ of money from EU

SPAIN is slated to receive a multibillion cash injection from the EU as part of a scheme to boost the economies of Member States...

Down in the dumps: Spain ignoring recycling targets

SPAIN has been ignoring critical European-wide waste recycling targets. The country has not just been missing a 50% recycling (or re-use) target set by the...

EU expected to help fund eco-friendly underground highway between Spanish coast and inland Costa Blanca

A MULTI-MILLION euro underground highway linking Torrevieja and Orihuela is to be discussed this week, with important funding from the EU. Speedy transport links have...

BREAKING: Brexit done deal!

A BREXIT trade deal has been done, according to Downing Street. A UK government source confirmed the news, with European Commission President Ursula von der...

Brits to be barred from entering Spain and any other EU country from January 1 under current COVID-19 travel...

BRITISH tourists will be forbidden from entering Spain and any other EU country from January 1, according to the current coronavirus restrictions  The rules dictate...

Last throw of the dice: UK and EU negotiators to try and overcome critical differences over Brexit trade deal

TALKS to hammer out a post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU are set to resume today. The UK’s chief negotiator Lord Frost...

Trump says Spain ‘having hard time’ with COVID-19 and US coped ‘much better’ with virus than EU

The president told a White House press briefing on Thursday that he is confident his country has 'surpassed the peak' of infections

€140 billion COVID bailout for Spain announced by EU

SPAIN has hit the jackpot after an EU bailout fund to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic was announced. EU leaders from all 27 member states...

EU plans to ban travellers from the US when borders open

TRAVELLERS from the US are set to be barred from entering the EU once borders reopen next week, it has been announced.

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