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Interview with the Spanish philosopher and Podemos Senate candidate, on the nation-state, nationalisms, populism left and right, conservatism, .... It is rather part of a conflict between two legalities, that of the central State and that of the regional Autonomous Communities and their institutions, but above all ...
The alert was issued for the 17 autonomous communities of Spain due to the storm Felix, born in the north of the Atlantic ocean, which since last Friday has brought ... According to the most recent forecasts issued by the Spain Weather Center (Aemet), Galicia remains on red alert today (extreme risk) due to possible extreme ...

The Spanish government's council of ministers has provisionally approved the allocation of up to EUR 74.36 million in funds to bring broadband access at speeds of up to 100 Mbps to schools in 7 autonomous communities throughout the country. In total, some 1.86 million pupils in 5,991 state-funded ...
The polar vortex is affecting Spain, where all autonomous communities are on alert for adverse weather conditions, after pummeling central and western Europe. On Monday, Rome saw snow for the first time in six years. After the Canary Islands experienced gusting winds and heavy rains earlier in the ...
“Given the slow progress of climate legislation nationally, and the existence of national policies that conflict with emission reductions, this regional law will provide a progressive and ambitious example for other regional governments of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain to follow,” reads a statement ...
But Mr Rajoy's government has pushed back against the encroachment of Catalan, not only in Catalonia but in the autonomous communities of Valencia and the Balearic Islands, where variations of the language are also taking a greater hold. Critics claim that the predominance of Catalan in schools puts ...

THE UN has called for a ban on children witnessing bullfights in Spain and attending bullfighting schools. The Committee on the Rights of ... We hope the Spanish government and the governments of Spain's autonomous communities will ban children from taking part in bullfighting activities.” The Spanish ...
“Not only child bullfighters, but also those who attend as spectators. On the Committee we are very concerned about protecting children from being exposed to said violence. We hope the Spanish government and the governments of Spain's autonomous communities will ban children from taking part in ...
We hope the Spanish government and the governments of Spain's autonomous communities will ban children from taking part in bullfighting activities.” The Spanish delegation told the committee it would consider the recommendations. The regional government of Catalonia banned bullfighting almost eight ...
The independence declaration by Catalonia's regional Parliament has escalated a longstanding confrontation with the central government of Spain. The government in Madrid ... Spain has 17 autonomous communities, making it a decentralized country, but not a federal state. Most of the regions have long ...
PAMPLONA: Spanish police on Tuesday arrested three people in the northern autonomous communities of the Basque Country and Navarre for paying homage to a former leading member of secessionist group ETA who died in November. News of the detentions comes as controversy mounts in Spain ...
Real estate agencies are refusing to rent properties to refugees and migrants in Basque Country, northern Spain, the SOS Racismo association has said in ... This data is based on 'testing' that has been carried out on 462 agencies in eight autonomous communities: Andalusia, Aragon, Asturie, Catalogna, ...
Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau has announced that she will not participate in the welcoming ceremony for Spain's King Felipe IV, who will visit the ... application of article 155 of Spain's Constitution, which allows the Spanish central government to force any of its autonomous communities to comply with ...
Podemos believes that the current model of “Autonomous Communities,” drawn up at the beginning of the post-Franco era to appease an array of forces such as fascists, communists, and separatists, is past its expiration date and doesn't concord with the realities of today's Spain. It thinks Spain should take ...
In the midst of the political paralysis brought on by the Spanish central government's ongoing intervention of Catalonia, the region's bishops have reaffirmed ... application in Catalonia of the Constitutional clause that permits Madrid to take over the powers of any of the country's 19 autonomous communities.
But Mr Rajoy's government has pushed back against the encroachment of Catalan, not only in Catalonia but in the autonomous communities of Valencia and the Balearic Islands, where variations of the language are also taking a greater hold. Critics claim that the predominance of Catalan in schools puts ...
“Given the slow progress of climate legislation nationally, and the existence of national policies that conflict with emission reductions, this regional law will provide a progressive and ambitious example for other regional governments of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain to follow,” reads a statement ...

We hope the Spanish government and the governments of Spain's autonomous communities will ban children from taking part in bullfighting activities.” The Spanish delegation told the committee it would consider the recommendations. The regional government of Catalonia banned bullfighting almost eight ...
We hope the Spanish government and the governments of Spain's autonomous communities will ban children from taking part in bullfighting activities.” The Spanish delegation told the committee it would consider the recommendations. The regional government of Catalonia banned bullfighting almost eight ...
“Not only child bullfighters, but also those who attend as spectators. On the Committee we are very concerned about protecting children from being exposed to said violence. We hope the Spanish government and the governments of Spain's autonomous communities will ban children from taking part in ...
Online casinos are becoming increasingly popular in Spain, just as they are around the world. The introduction of the Spanish Gambling Act in 2011 had a huge impact on the sector, opening up the market to a lot of new operators. Previously, each of the 17 autonomous communities in Spain had been ...
The National Association for the Defence of Animals has celebrated that, "after ten years of waiting," Spain has finally ratified the agreement to protect pets. But it warns that now the autonomous communities must check their legislation to ensure that it complies with the law and adapt it where necessary.
“The Valencian administration has not dared to defend us, neither before the rest of the Autonomous Communities of our country, nor before our Ministry nor before Brussels,” he said. “ASAJA Alicante and AXFA have a firm conviction that destroying healthy, rain-fed trees is an ecological and landscaping ...
But the social and political fracture lines running across Catalonia, and between Catalonia and the rest of Spain, will take years to heal in the best of cases, ... The successes of our democracy are attributable to the existence of a state made up of autonomous communities, and it bears repeating that any ...
Nine of the them are not substitutable by the autonomous communities: January 1 (Monday), March 30 (Good Friday), May 1 (Tuesday), August 15 (Wednesday), October 12 (Friday) ), November 1 (Thursday), December 6 (Thursday), December 8 (Saturday) and December 25 (Tuesday). However, the ...
The EU's European Committee of the Regions has received warnings from eight of Spain's autonomous communities, who have claimed a no-deal scenario could cause economic chaos on the Iberian peninsula. Andalusia has revealed 58.7 percent of Spanish workers in Gibraltar will be affected by Brexit, ...
The truth is that Spain is a cultural mosaic of converging and conflicting cultures, comprised of 17 autonomous communities, two autonomous cities and five official languages. Every locality has its own traditions and history. As I listened to professors lecture about Spain's complex cultural and linguistic ...
The most populated autonomous communities naturally had the highest number of accidents in absolute terms. In Andalucia there were 370,423 crashes in 2017; in Catalunya 292,214; and in the Community of Madrid, 269,517. The picture changes if the number of accidents per 100,000 inhabitants is ...
The European Court has annuled the European Commission's decision ordering the recovery of State aid granted by Spain to operators of the ... Spain, the Autonomous Communities and the broadcasters brought appeals before the Court of Justice seeking to have the judgments of the General Court set ...
“Some autonomous communities feel abandoned, and rightly so,” said Eloisa del Pino, a political scientist with the Spanish National Research Council, citing the large swathes of Spain suffering from population ageing and the flight to big cities. Among the worst-off regions is Extremadura in southwestern ...
Between July and September, 531 cases were registered in the Region, which ranks fourth among all the autonomous communities in Spain. The majority of the cases, 320, were due to non-payment of mortgages and 207 because of non-payment of rent. The remaining four were due to other causes.
"Some autonomous communities feel abandoned, and rightly so," said Eloisa del Pino, a political scientist with the Spanish National Research Council, citing the large swathes of Spain suffering from population ageing and the flight to big cities. Among the worst-off regions is Extremadura in southwestern ...
For more than two decades, the Medieval treasures of Spain's Sijena convent have been at the centre of an ownership battle between the autonomous communities of Catalonia and Aragon. Now, the 44 artifacts kept in Catalonia's Museum of Lleida have become a flashpoint in the independence crisis, as ...
Almost 40 years ago Spain embraced democracy after a long dictatorship. Since then we have become an open country with a decentralised government in which autonomous communities enjoy the greatest degree of self-government in Europe. But all that is now at risk because of the irresponsibility of ...
Those cities are well worth a visit, but there's more to Spain than that - 17 autonomous communities to be exact. Each one offers a unique experience and some remain relatively untouched by tourists. So if you're looking for something different on your next visit to Espana, explore the history, beauty and ...
The General Secretariat of Fisheries has presented to the fishing sector and the autonomous communities a proposal for a Multi-Annual Management Plan (2018-2022), devised together with the Secretary of State for Fisheries of Portugal for the recovery of Iberian sardine, with measures that favour the ...
He also put the rest of Spain's 17 autonomous communities on notice. “Article 155 is a warning. Any secessionist challenge, whatever the majority it may have, is not going to succeed.” Talking about Catalonia, he stated categorically that the region “has never been independent, and never will be.” The PP's ...
The Catalan independence movement supporting secession from Spain is larger than ever before, according to Rosenberg. Catalan independence could initiate independence movements among the other autonomous communities within Spain as well as other countries in the European Union, such as ...
Catalonia has taken a big step back. It is currently in the position that it was prior to 1982, when the Spanish autonomous communities system was established. We, the Catalans, asked to solve our dispute with the central government through a referendum to democratically decide on the independence of ...
If it's the former option, then the voices of the rest of Spain's 17 autonomous communities or regions — each with its own parliament, government, regional statutes and varying degrees of devolved powers in areas such as health care, education, civil law, culture and policing — will become an essential part ...
Spain has 17 autonomous communities (plus two autonomous cities). It's also always worth remembering – just for perspective – that Britain ...
Spain has 17 autonomous communities, making it a decentralized country, but not a federal state. Most of the regions have long had their own ...
I refer to the article 'Spain to suspend Catalonia autonomy after threats of formal independence' (October 20). In view of the attention this ...
Spain was plunged into political crisis on Saturday after the prime .... that established the 17 autonomous communities that make up Spain.
Spain has signalled a hardening line over Catalonia with the High ... on any of the country's 17 autonomous communities if they break the law.
Spain comprises 17 autonomous communities, which have varying degrees of decision-making power within their borders and negotiating ...
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced that the central ... or regional government in one of Spain's 17 autonomous communities.
As one of 17 Spanish "autonomous communities," or regional governments, Catalonia maintains limited authority on matters such as health ...
After 1978, Catalonia enjoyed some 30 years of relative contentment as one of Spain's 17 autonomous communities, with its own parliament and statute of autonomy. The linguistic situation improved considerably, enabling Catalan culture to flourish once again. Yet crucially the language has always been ...
"We need to reform, but not with privileges for one or two regions," he said referring to the different levels of autonomy between the 17 Spanish autonomous 'communities'. "We can talk about the financial system for Catalonia and the rest of the communities, about infrastructures and public services and how ...


 

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