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Environmental politics Spanish politics

New green tax in Spain on single use packaging

Single use packaging in Spain will be taxed from next summer on.

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Spanish politics

Minister reminds colleague there’s no slavery in Spain

The Spanish Minister of Agriculture disagrees with the Minister of Labor and Social Economy about slavery in modern Spain.

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Personal experiences Spanish politics

Communist comments about teleworking

Spain’s labor laws are very protective of workers, and a communist Minister of Labor is unlikely to change that.

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Personal experiences Spanish politics

How Chinese in Spain responded to the coronavirus

After two and a half months of lockdown, one June 1st the autonomous community Valencia entered phase two of the transition process, back to normality after the strict pandemic lockdown since mid-March. Although some businesses did so earlier, all the survivors have now reopened. Of course, this includes those run by foreigners. Nowadays, the Chinese […]

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European Politics Spanish politics

Nissan says goodbye to Spain’s Catalonia region

Japanese automaker Nissan is closing down its plant in Catalonia, which prompted angry reactions from regional politicians. Well, maybe not all of them…

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Spanish politics

“There is no evil that lasts 100 years”

Vox successfully organized Spain’s first vehicle demonstration in several provincial capitals, but the main event took place in Madrid.

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Spanish history Spanish politics

Former Spanish Prime Minister harshly criticizes incumbent leader

Former conservative Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar thinks that incumbent leader Pedro Sánchez just crossed a red line by signing an agreement with radical Basque separatists.

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Spanish politics

State of alarm in Spain extended for a fifth time

In Spain, the state of alarm was extended again and the use of masks has become compulsory in most situations.

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Spanish history Spanish politics

The “Red Caliph” goes to heaven

Spanish died-in-the-wool communist Julio Anguita passed away on May 16th, 2020.

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Media and entertainment Spanish politics

Lawsuit against Twitter and new demonstrations announced in Spain

Spanish political party Vox plans to file a lawsuit against Twitter for allowing a hashtag that calls for the assassination of its leader.