Eurozone Private Sector Growth Moderates In August

Eurozone private sector logged another robust growth in August but the momentum faded slightly from July’s 15-year peak, final data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The final composite output index fell to 59.0 in August from 60.2 in July, which was the highest since June 2006. The reading stood below the flash 59.5. Nonetheless,… Continue reading Eurozone Private Sector Growth Moderates In August

Brits can holiday in Spain after government ditches Covid travel warning

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! The Foreign Office has dropped its travel warning for 23 countries, including France, Spain and Greece. The Government no longer advises against all but essential travel to these destinations – making it a lot easier for Brits to get insurance.… Continue reading Brits can holiday in Spain after government ditches Covid travel warning

Brits can holiday in Spain after government ditches Covid travel warning

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! The Foreign Office has dropped its travel warning for 23 countries, including France, Spain and Greece. The Government no longer advises against all but essential travel to these destinations – making it a lot easier for Brits to get insurance.… Continue reading Brits can holiday in Spain after government ditches Covid travel warning

Spain aims to install 1-3 GW of floating wind turbines by 2030

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain plans to install floating wind turbines on the deep waters off its coasts with capacity to generate between 1 and 3 gigawatts of power by 2030, its Energy and Environment Ministry said on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: Tugboats manoeuvre the windmill, Wind Float I, on Setubal bay, 50 km (31 miles) south of… Continue reading Spain aims to install 1-3 GW of floating wind turbines by 2030

Spain: Ruling Party Proposes the Creation of a National Digital Currency

The Spanish are now showing interest in joining the central bank digital currency (CBDC) bandwagon. Spanish Political Party Proposes CBDC According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Economista, the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) – the governing political body in Spain – has proposed the creation of a Spanish CBDC. For the uninitiated, the PSOE… Continue reading Spain: Ruling Party Proposes the Creation of a National Digital Currency

Spain tightens COVID rules on access to Balearic islands for Britons

FILE PHOTO: A man rides his bicycle next to closed terrace bars at Magaluf beach, in the Spanish island of Mallorca, as many months commerces remain closed in the Balearic Islands, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Spain March 24, 2021. REUTERS/Enrique CalvoMADRID (Reuters) – Spain will start to demand a negative COVID-19 test or… Continue reading Spain tightens COVID rules on access to Balearic islands for Britons

Brit, 20, ‘covered in blood’ after being hit by champagne bottle in sunbed row

A holidaying British student was left bloodied after allegedly being hit on the head with a champagne bottle in an argument over sunbeds at a Marbella beach. Rojeen Imanzadeh, 20, was with her friends Blessing Gundu and Rebecca Frisch when she says she was attacked by a couple in a poolside row. Rojeen was struck… Continue reading Brit, 20, ‘covered in blood’ after being hit by champagne bottle in sunbed row

Spanish Regulator Asks Crypto Firms to Submit Requests before Launching Ads

Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CMNV) has issued an order that asks domestic crypto companies who wish to deploy advertising campaigns targeting over 100,000 people to submit details 15 days before the launch. According to Finanzas, the draft published by the watchdog allows enough time to evaluate if the ads comply with the established requirements… Continue reading Spanish Regulator Asks Crypto Firms to Submit Requests before Launching Ads

Eurozone Manufacturing Growth At Record High

Euro area manufacturing expanded at a record rate in May, led by continued solid growth in output and new orders, latest survey data from IHS Markit confirmed Tuesday. The final Eurozone manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, or PMI, rose to 63.1 in May from 62.9 in April. The flash reading for the index was 62.8. The… Continue reading Eurozone Manufacturing Growth At Record High

Spain accuses Morocco of blackmail as crying migrant boy seen in desperate bid to enter EU

Spain: Tourists to ‘look elsewhere’ over expat laws says expert When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at… Continue reading Spain accuses Morocco of blackmail as crying migrant boy seen in desperate bid to enter EU

Eurozone Economy Re-enters Recession In Q1

The euro area economy slipped back into recession in the first quarter as restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic dampened economic activity, the preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, showed on Friday. Gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent from the fourth quarter, when GDP was down 0.7 percent. GDP was forecast to drop at… Continue reading Eurozone Economy Re-enters Recession In Q1

Eurozone Private Sector Recovers In March

Eurozone private sector returned to growth in March underpinned by a record increase in manufacturing output, final survey data from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The final composite output index rose to 53.2 in March from 48.8 in February. The score was also above the flash estimate of 52.5. The second-fastest increase in private sector… Continue reading Eurozone Private Sector Recovers In March

Cocaine dealer on ‘most wanted list’ was caught in Marbella strip club

A drug dealer who was caught in a strip club in Marbella and considered one of Merseyside's most wanted has finally been jailed. Dominic McInally, from Formby had been on the run for six years when he was eventually caught in February 2020 at Casa Masa strip club. The -30-year-old was part of a gang… Continue reading Cocaine dealer on ‘most wanted list’ was caught in Marbella strip club

Paralysed and in pain, Spaniard hails euthanasia law as an option

SIMAT DE LA VALLDIGNA, Spain (Reuters) – Paralysed from the neck down after suffering a car crash at 19, Rafael Botella, now 35 and in pain, is relieved that the Spanish parliament is set on Thursday to approve a law to allow euthanasia and assisted suicide. Botella thought of ending his life when agonizing pain… Continue reading Paralysed and in pain, Spaniard hails euthanasia law as an option

Spain to test four-day, 32-hour working week sparking hopes UK could be next

While several governments have discussed abandoning the 5-day week, Spain is set to become the first country to actually take the plunge and introduce a standard four-day, 32-hour working week. The USA officially adopted the five-day system in 1932, in a bid to counter the unemployment caused by the Great Depression. The UK followed suit… Continue reading Spain to test four-day, 32-hour working week sparking hopes UK could be next

Eurozone Private Sector Logs Further Contraction

The euro area private sector contracted further in January amid the Covid-19 pandemic as the decline in services was only partially offset by the growth in manufacturing sector, final survey results from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The final composite output index dropped to 47.8 in January from 49.1 in the previous month but was… Continue reading Eurozone Private Sector Logs Further Contraction

Spain approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for 18-55 year olds, El Pais newspaper says

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A vial and sryinge are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationMADRID (Reuters) – Spain has approved AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for use in 18-55 year olds, El Pais newspaper reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources. The Health Ministry did not immediately… Continue reading Spain approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for 18-55 year olds, El Pais newspaper says

Spain hit by temperatures of -25C after shocking snowfall during deadly Storm Filomena

SPAIN has been rocked by shocking temperatures of -25C as a deep freeze sets in after the weekend's deadly snowstorms. The icy drifts left by Storm Filomena have turned streets into safety hazards in areas completely unaccustomed to extreme weather. At least seven people have now died during the freakish cold snap, after two homeless… Continue reading Spain hit by temperatures of -25C after shocking snowfall during deadly Storm Filomena

Spain: BBVA Bank to Support of Crypto Trading and Custody Is Imminent

According to sources, BBVA, the second-largest bank in Spain–with an estimated $840 billion of assets under management, is planning to offer crypto trading and custody services first in Switzerland as per a CoinDesk report on Dec 7. Launching from Switzerland The stellar performance of the cryptocurrency market and the increasing interest from institutional investors now make banks… Continue reading Spain: BBVA Bank to Support of Crypto Trading and Custody Is Imminent

Spain's health workers protest against health service cuts

MADRID (Reuters) – Dancing and banging drums in the street, doctors and nurses protested in Madrid on Sunday against cuts which they say have left them struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.Slideshow ( 5 images )Singing “less flags and more nurses”, about 4,000 protesters marched through the Spanish capital, the region hit hardest by… Continue reading Spain's health workers protest against health service cuts

Drug gang busted after smuggling cocaine ‘in woman’s breast implants’

A drug operation thought it was keeping abreast of the law until it was discovered to be smuggling liquid cocaine in fake boobs. Colombian authorities dismantled the drug gang, called "Los Cirujanos" (The Surgeons), which is accused of recruiting women to smuggle liquid cocaine into Europe in their breast implants. The organisation was smashed during… Continue reading Drug gang busted after smuggling cocaine ‘in woman’s breast implants’

Spanish mountaineer, 81, trains for Himalayas in tribute to victims of COVID-19

MORALZARZAL, Spain (Reuters) – At 81 years old Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria is training to tackle one of the world’s highest peaks, a challenge he will dedicate to elderly victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.Slideshow ( 5 images )“To all those who have disappeared because of this terrible pandemic, this terrible crisis, I want as an… Continue reading Spanish mountaineer, 81, trains for Himalayas in tribute to victims of COVID-19

Spanish prosecutors open new investigation into former king Juan Carlos

FILE PHOTO: Spain’s King Juan Carlos and his son Crown Prince Felipe (R) hug each other as they attend the signature ceremony of the act of abdication at the Royal Palace in Madrid, June 18, 2014./File PhotoMADRID (Reuters) – Prosecutors at Spain’s Supreme Court said on Friday they had opened a new preliminary investigation into… Continue reading Spanish prosecutors open new investigation into former king Juan Carlos

Austria in Shock After Vienna Shootings Linked to Islamic State

Austrian police made a number of arrests in raids in Vienna Tuesday morning after a supporter of Islamic State shot dead at least three people in the center of the country’s capital Monday night. Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said multiple addresses were raided and people linked to the shooter taken into custody but it was… Continue reading Austria in Shock After Vienna Shootings Linked to Islamic State