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The Canarian Government has approved works to refurbish and improve the San Salvador Beach on the south coast of Tenerife. New access paths, better furniture and improved infrastructure in the 350 metre stretch of beach between the Amarilla Golf Marina and Punta de La Carrera is expected to generate improved tourism trade in the area. […]

The Community of Madrid has said it will comply with restrictions brought in for the region to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but will also lodge an appeal today with the Audiencia Nacional court. Under the new measures, the capital city’s borders will be closed to outsiders for non-urgent visits. Another nine cities in […]

The Congress of Deputies has approved the creation of an investigation into the allegations concerning the former PP Government spying on it’s members. In Thursday’s session, the Parliament approved a proposal to launch an internal review concerning “Operation Kitchen”, which is alleged to have used assets from the Ministry of the Interior to spy on […]

Amber and yellow weather warnings have been issued for the first seasonal storm to reach the Iberian Peninsular. Storm Alex is expected to bring heavy rains, storm force winds and rough seas across much of Spain, as it makes it’s way inland. In higher locations there could also be some snowfall. Temperatures are expected to […]

The Spanish Government has said it will impose emergency restrictions on the capital, in an escalation of the political crisis surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Regional authorities however have said they will defy the instructions, saying they have no legal basis. The capital city, with more than 3 million people, and nine surrounding municipalities with at […]

The Catalan parliament has voted against the Supreme Court ruling issued on Monday disqualifying former regional president Quim Torra as serving as the regional leader.  The vote, which passed only by votes cast by separatist parties, said it would not ratify the ruling issued after Mr Torra failed to remove political symbols from Government buildings […]

The International Monetary Fund has issued a warning that the Spanish economy will fall by 12.8% this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. In their latest report, they said that any economic recovery is threatened by the impact of a second wave of the virus, however they did go on to say that the forecast […]

The Government has approved the extension of the ERTE scheme until January 31. In a press conference with Minister of Labour, Yolanda Díaz, she said that the scheme would be spilt into two streams, one for those whose businesses cannot function due to restrictions, and the other for those whose business is limited due to […]

The ruling parties in Catalonia have announced the caretaker regional president, after Quim Torra’s disqualification from his post on Monday. JxCat and the ERC agreed that Père Aragonés, the current Vice President and Minister of Economy and Finance, should step into the role with a limited function. The two parties met to discuss their next […]

Scientists from the University of Córdoba are investigating if drinking milk from cows immunised against a bovine form of the coronavirus could help prevent the spread of covid-19. Researchers are investigating to see if antibodies present in milk from immunised herds can provide an effecting treatment against the spread of the virus in humans. The […]