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No winter energy rationing in Spain, says government minister

A government minister has ruled out any energy rationing this winter in Spain. Speaking to Telecinco on Wednesday, Ecological Transition Minister, Teresa Ribera, said: “Energy...

Spain’s new Covid vaccine gets massive EU order despite no official approval to use it

THE European Commission has agreed to buy 250 million doses of Spain's Hipra Covid-19 vaccine despite the European Medicines Agency(EMA) yet to formally approve...

Two of Spain’s biggest phone and broadband operators sign merger deal

TWO of Spain's biggest telecoms operators Orange and MasMovil have signed a formal deal to merge their operations in the country. The agreement is worth...

Spain’s Valencia City explains why it wants to become the 2024 European Green Capital

VALENCIA leaders have presented details on Monday on their bid to become Europe's Green Capital in 2024. Valencia City was officially declared a candidate in...

Spain’s government rubber-stamps energy price cap which needs European Commission sign-off

SPAIN'S Council of Ministers formally approved a price cap on Friday that limits gas prices used to produce electricity. The 12-month concession granted by the...

Reduced power bills coming to Spain after it makes EU deal to slash wholesale electricity prices

WHOLESALE electricity prices in Spain will be capped for a year starting from May. Based on current wholesale rates, the move would produce an estimated...

Spain’s wine trade breathes easy after European Parliament backtracks over ‘cancer warning’ labels

SPAIN'S wine industry has applauded a U-turn from European politicians who ditched proposals to slap 'cancer warning' labels on wine bottles. The European Parliament(EP) rolled...

European Commission threatens Spain over environmentally-damaging water extraction plans for Andalucia’s Doñana National Park

THE European Commission has threatened to penalise Spain if plans go ahead to extract more water from one of Europe's largest wetlands. The warning comes...

MUST READ: European Court of Justice rules against Spain’s Modelo 720 foreign asset law including system of excessive fines

EUROPE'S top court says Spain broke EU laws by imposing harsh penalties on Spanish residents who failed to declare property and bank accounts they...

EU takes Spain to European Court for not stopping pollution of areas like the Mar Menor

SPAIN will have to answer to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg over not doing enough to combat nitrate pollution in areas like...

Pedro Sanchez gets his 2022 budget plans passed in Spain’s lower house of parliament

PRIME Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has seen his draft budget for 2022 approved by Spain's lower house of parliament. Thursday's Congress vote was a success for...

Spain signs up for first grab of European Union’s COVID recovery money

Spain has become the first European Union country to officially apply for a first €10 billion instalment of the Union's COVID recovery fund. This follows...

Brussels gives green light to Spain’s Recovery Plan with €69 billion grant

SPAIN will receive €69.5 billion in subsidies from the European Commission over the next five years to aid with the country’s coronavirus recovery plan.  This...

European Commission ‘ticks off’ Spain for allowing in non-EU visitors from countries like the UK without a negative COVID-19...

SPAIN has been told off today(June 4) by the European Commission for allowing non-EU visitors into the country without a negative COVID test. But the...

REMINDER: Clocks go forward in Spain – and why this might be the last time

When do the clocks go forward in Spain?  Spring is just around the corner - and we can look forward to longer days soon as...

European Commissioner says Spain will get enough COVID-19 vaccines to hit 70% immunisation target this summer

A leading EU figure has pledged that Spain will get 'what it needs' over COVID-19 vaccines to reach 70% of the population by the...

THE FUTURE IS ORANGE: Valencian citrus farmers finally on the money ‘thanks’ to COVID

Valencian orange and lemon producers saw their income go up at last

RANKED: The 10 best beach resorts to visit in Spain this year according to EU report as Costa del...

The Brussels-based organisation whittled down the continent’s best offerings to a hotlist of 102 beach locations

Brits will only be allowed to visit Spain if UK’s coronavirus figures are good enough, suggests EU plan to...

THE European Commission (EC) has set out a plan to salvage this year’s summer tourist season. It proposes a phased approach across the European Union...

Brussels sets three phase EU-wide deescalation plan to save the summer, pivotal for Spain’s economy

The European Commission plans to approve this Wednesday a three phase EU-wide deescalation plan to save the summer.

Sanchez celebrates Spain’s Brexit ‘win’ over Gibraltar as May to issue stark warning to MPs ahead of vote

The Prime Minister will warn MPs of 'division and uncertainty' if they do not back her deal

Spain’s first female judge at the European Court of Human Rights is against gay marriage and thinks being gay...

SPAIN'S first female judge to be appointed to the European Court of Human Rights has failed to retract previous 'homophobic' comments.  Maria Elosegui Itxaso, 60,...

Spain moves to block Kosovo’s bid to be part of the EU

"The concept of 'WB6' does not fit the enlargement dynamic. Kosovo is not part of the enlargement process and has its own differentiated framework," the Spanish foreign ministry said in a letter sent to the European Commission.

Galileo satellite system installation moving from UK to Spain thanks to Brexit, EU announces

PART of the Galileo satellite system installation is to be relocated from the UK to Spain thanks to Brexit, the European Commission has announced. The...

European Commission slam Spain for not doing enough for electric car renewal

In a new report criticising Spain’s efforts to go green, the Commission says not enough resources are being allocated for long-term plans to encourage car manufacturers to meet goals set by the EU.

Diesel car pollution is half than previously thought, according to new study

The study revealed that levels of nitrogen dioxide in Europe are two times smaller than previously thought and the amount of hot air coming out of diesel cars is half than that used in policy predictions for the European Commission.

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