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"The idea is to present it as soon as possible and to have an effect in 2019 and successively," Escolano said. Devdiscourse News Desk 29 Apr 2018, 08:04 AM Views : 4. The Commission's initiative involves a 3 percent tax on the digital revenues of large multinationals. (Image Credit: Reuters). Spain's economy ...
MADRID -- Judges in Spain defended the country's judicial system, after mass protests extended into the weekend in Pamplona, Spain, against what many saw as a light sentence in a sexual assault case. On Saturday, more than 35,000 people gathered in the heart of Pamplona to protest a court ... Judges

The Spanish government has announced it will consider imposing harsher penalties on perpetrators of sex crimes following widespread protests over a recent court ruling clearing five men of gang-raping a teenager. Rafael Catala, Spain's justice minister, asked legal experts to examine whether ...
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's government on Thursday cleared the first political hurdle towards approving the delayed 2018 budget after securing initial parliamentary backing from several political parties, including its rival Ciudadanos and regional groups. The centre-right minority government of ...
Journalist Jaume Clotet later tweeted: “Spain is becoming an authoritarian state where simple colours are being chased.” The Catalan National Assembly (ANC) protested: “The Spanish Government also decides how you have to dress for the Cup Final: Spanish police confiscate ANC t-shirts and 'estelada' ...
Spain's Popular Party (PP) government has designed a new syllabus for 6-to-12-year-old schoolchildren, “Social Values and Ethical Values,” which promotes militarism and Spanish nationalism. The syllabus has been designed by the Ministry of Education National Centre for Innovation and Educational ...

Aerial firefighters have just been given the chance to smother wildfires more effectively. Ahead of the prevention campaign this summer, legislation exempting air tankers from complying with standard rest periods has been tweaked, according to the Official State Bulletin (BOE). The amendment means they ...
Spain's Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the national government, has announced a proposal to lower gambling taxes in the country. Plans include cutting tax on online fixed-odds sports betting, exchange betting and fixed-odds horseracing revenue from 25% to 20%. According to various reports, ...
The Spanish government has said it believes it can strike a deal with Britain over Gibraltar's post-Brexit future by the summer. Madrid is pressing for joint management of Gibraltar's airport, which is built on land straddling the Spanish border. It is also calling for more co-operation on border controls and ...
The Spanish government has proposed lowering the tax rate for online operators to 20% in its 2018 parliamentary budget, in an effort to make the jurisdiction more attractive to operators. Minister for finance Cristobal Montoro presented the bill to the Congress of Deputies this week, suggesting parliament ...
UK government figures reveal there were more than 600 incidents over the past year. That represents an increase of 39 per cent over the previous 12 months. Spanish vessels entering British territorial waters around the Rock have been a source of continuing tension between London and Madrid, which ...
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is revising higher its forecast for economic growth this year, to 2.7 percent from 2.3 percent previously. Economy Minister Roman Escolano says the upgrade is due to an improving international economic climate, an upturn in business investment, and a return to ...
Carles Puigdemont organised a summit soon after fleeing to Belgium – ahead of his arrest and appearance before a Madrid court on charges of treason – to plan how he can return to Catalonia and take up his position as the head of Europe's newest state. Those attending went to the Ghent opera house for ...
The Spanish government, according to the news source, added that ten people were stuck in the narrow passage whose capacity should not exceed one ... The source added that, “It is not up to the government of Spain to judge the work of the Moroccan authorities on the control and regulation of people's ...
Spain takes a further step towards sustainable development with consultation on draft Circular Economy Strategy. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment has launched a public consultation on a draft Circular Economy Strategy, which will involve the business sector, not-for-profit ...
MADRID -- Spain's government has rejected a plan by separatists in Catalonia's regional parliament to elect prominent secessionist politician Jordi Turull as Catalan president. The secretary of state for territorial administration, Roberto Bermudez de Castro, says Thursday's vote in Barcelona is just another ...
Approximately 100 Africans lived at Fort Mose, forming more than 20 households. Together they created a frontier community which drew on a range of African backgrounds blended with Spanish, Native American and English cultural traditions. Fort Mose was legally sanctioned by the Spanish Government ...

“The [Spanish] government is responding with harassment to a series of expressions on the internet – from the lyrics of politically controversial songs to simple jokes – using the general categories included in counter-terrorist laws in the country that have been drafted imprecisely,” the organization states, ...
'We see the world through BRITISH eyes' Gibraltar's top minister hits back at Spain. GIBRALTAR Chief Minister Fabian Picardo hit back at attempts from the Spanish Government to expand control over the Rock as the UK negotiates its post-Brexit relationship with the European Union. By Aurora Bosotti.
Madrid, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Government President Mariano Rajoy will visit Angola in late March, in response to an invitation by Angolan ... According to La Moncloa Palace, the Spanish Government headquarters, the conservative president will pay an official visit to the African country on ...
A Yellow ribbon in support of Catalonian politicians who have been jailed on charges of sedition is displayed before a parliamentary session in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Separatist parties in Catalonia's regional parliament are continuing to defy the Spanish government, insisting that ...
MADRID (AP) - The Spanish government dismissed Friday the latest efforts by Catalan separatists to advance their independence bid, saying a planned Catalan government in exile would have no legal authority. The government also said Jordi Sanchez, a prominent secessionist proposed as Catalonia's ...
But the Spanish government says it will not allow anybody facing legal action over secession to become Catalan president, so Puigdemont's announcement did little to increase the chances of ending the stalemate. The confrontation in recent months prompted the national government to impose direct rule ...
Yellow ribbons replace jailed Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) leader Oriol Junqueras and former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont during a session in Catalonia's regional parliament in Barcelona. (Reuters). Related Articles. Spanish court suspends Puigdemont's return to power in Catalonia ...
According to reports, the Colombian singer had to pay $25 million to the Spanish government amid her ongoing tax fraud investigation. The cash is meant to cover a portion of the debt that Spanish authorities claim she must settle. As RadarOnline.com readers know, Shakira's tax fraud drama began when ...
Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido greets Civil Guard and National Police members. A.Carrasco Ragel (EFE) EFE. Spain's national law enforcement agencies are low on manpower. On October 31, the National Police and Civil Guard were 20,800 officers short: of the 163,491 who should have been in ...
The government of Spain is preparing blockchain-friendly legislation including possible tax breaks to attract companies in the emerging blockchain technology sector, Bloomberg Politics reports. “We hope to get the legislation ready this year,” said MP Teodoro Garcia Egea, who is preparing a ...
Under the plans, parents would be able to request that their children be taught in Spanish. CONSUELO BAUTISTA. Catalan separatists' inability to form a government following the December 21 election is prolonging Madrid's control over regional affairs, a situation that began after the Catalan parliament ...
Spain's ruling political party is reportedly drafting legislation that it hopes will help woo cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to the country. According to Bloomberg, the People's Party of Spain is eyeing the move as part of a package that would be focused on firms working with new technologies like ...
Sources close to the Spanish government of Mariano Rajoy say they have no objection to Puigdemont being given a 'symbolic' title, as long as he holds no ... The Spanish government is apparently not going to oppose the candidacy of Elsa Artadi, current spokeswoman for Carles Puigdemont's JpC ...
For this reason, Ecologists in Action are urging the Spanish government to join up with France, which has led the drive to create Sulphur Emissions Control Areas, to radically limit the entrance of highly polluting shipping in the Mediterranean Sea. To this end, Ecologists have invited, not just ...
Around 30 multinational and medium-sized companies have signed a declaration calling on Spain's “public powers” to reach an agreement that would facilitate the “approval of a climate change law and a stable, ambitious and efficient” transition to green energy. Eleven firms listed on Spain's principal ...
Shakira has reportedly paid a major bill for back taxes owed to the Spanish government. According to numerous reports in local media, the international superstar has paid more than 20 million Euros (about $25 million) to the Spanish authorities to settle part of a debt the government claims it is owed as ...
A former Scunthorpe businessman and rock star is suing the Spanish Government for compensation of more than £4.6 million after he was wrongfully imprisoned on a murder charge. Gary Owens, 56, spent 30 months in high security jails in Spain after he and his Scunthorpe-born wife Jayne, 50, were ...
Sources close to the Spanish government of Mariano Rajoy say they have no objection to Puigdemont being given a 'symbolic' title, as long as he holds no ... The Spanish government is apparently not going to oppose the candidacy of Elsa Artadi, current spokeswoman for Carles Puigdemont's JpC ...
Carles Puigdemont fled after the Catalonian parliament was dissolved by the Spanish government when it made what they decided was an illegal declaration of independence, following a referendum in the region. A new election since then has given the separatist parties a slim majority, but a court has ...
The Spanish government has given approval to Atlantia SpA (ATL.MI) to proceed with its takeover bid for Abertis Infraestructuras SA (ABE.MC), spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo said at a press conference Friday. Continue Reading Below. Atlantia's bid, which values Abertis at 16.3 billion euros ($20.26 ...
The European Union on Friday condemned Venezuela's decision to order Spain's ambassador out of the country in response to the EU slapping sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials. The Spanish government, meanwhile, announced it was expelling the Venezuelan ambassador in a tit-for-tat ...
A series of revelations linking Spain's governing Popular Party (PP) to alleged bribes and under-the-counter payments are putting prime minister Mariano Rajoy under pressure and threatening to destabilise his administration. In recent days the high court has been trying suspects in an allegedly ...
Spanish Government Uses Hate Speech Law To Arrest Critic Of The Spanish Government. From the shocked-SHOCKED-to-find-such-a-predictable-use-of-a-bad-law dept. By Techdirt. at 10:01 AM. 1Shares. Spain's government has gotten into the business of regulating speech with predictably awful results ...
To most people, he is simply shameless. To others, he is just a worker who has been sick. There are even those who talk about him with mixed tones of admiration and envy. “He” is a government worker at the Alicante provincial authority, who has made media headlines after it emerged that was on sick ...
The Spanish government has established a €6.5 million ($7.9 million) grant to help nurture the country's indie development scene. It's a notable move, particularly because it comes just a few weeks after Spanish minister Alvaro Nadal reportedly attempted to cancel a €2 million ($2.4 million) European ...
Iberdrola's global strategy to close its remaining coal-fired power plants has met with government opposition in its home country of Spain. Days after Iberdrola, the country's largest utility, said it would close its last two coal plants in the country, the government said it might step in to keep the plants operating.
Iberdrola's global strategy to close its remaining coal-fired power plants has met with government opposition in its home country of Spain. Days after Iberdrola, the country's largest utility, said it would close its last two coal plants in the country, the government said it might step in to keep the plants operating.
The Spanish government has agreed to increase its military spending by more than 80 percent by 2024, a hefty investment that still falls short of NATO's ... NATO has pushed the 23 Member states that haven't made the mark for answers, spurring the Spanish government to commit a staggering 18 billion ...
The Spanish government on Tuesday announced that it had begun pulling out police reinforcements from Catalonia, almost three months after they were sent to halt an independence referendum that the Constitutional Court had declared illegal. Spain's Interior Ministry and the Spanish police union said ...
Catalonia's separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called on the Spanish government to allow him to return to Spain in time for the opening session of the Catalan parliament by January 23 so that he can become the region's next president. Mr Puigdemont, who ruled in Catalonia until October ...
MI) said Thursday it will seek formal authorization from the Spanish government to continue with its takeover bid for Abertis Infraestructuras SA (ABE.MC). ... Atlantia said it had full confidence in the Spanish government's ability to provide a neutral, efficient and objective evaluation of its request. Write to at ...
Spain's ruling political party is reportedly drafting legislation that it hopes will help woo cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to the country. According to Bloomberg, the People's Party of Spain is eyeing the move as part of a package that would be focused on firms working with new technologies like ...
THE Spanish government have admitted that they did lock up 11 migrant children in an 'unopened' prison – two and a half months after doing it. Juan Ignacio Zoido, the Minister of the Interior, finally acknowledged today that the youngsters were initially held in Archidona prison. He added that a further 89 ...


 

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