May 22, 2024

'Serious consequences': Israel recalls its envoy to Spain over Palestine statehood

Israel recalled its ambassadors to Ireland, Norway and Spain on Wednesday and also summoned their envoys in protest at the three governments' upcoming recognition of a Palestinian state.
May 22, 2024

Spain to recognise Palestinian state on May 28th

Spain, Norway and Ireland announced on Wednesday that they will recognise a Palestinian state, with the Spanish PM stating that Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu was putting the two state solution in "danger".
May 22, 2024

Israel recalls ambassadors to Norway, Ireland, Spain after the European nations recognise Palestine as a ‘state’ | Mint – Mint

Israel recalls ambassadors to Norway, Ireland, Spain after the European nations recognise Palestine as a ‘state’ | Mint  MintNorway Ireland, Spain Recognises Palestinian State Prompting Israel To Recall Its Envoys  News18How significant is Spain, Norway and Ireland's recognition of Palestinian state?  The GuardianIreland, Norway, Spain recognise Palestine as state, Israel recalls envoys  India TodayIsrael recalls ambassadors to Ireland, Norway over decision to recognise Palestine's statehood  Deccan Herald
May 22, 2024

Kit digital: How Spain's self-employed can get money for digital improvements

In 2022, Spain's government brought in the 'Digital Kit' programme to allow autónomos and small companies to apply for funds to improve the digital side of their businesses. Here's everything you need to know about how to apply for it in 2024.
May 22, 2024

Noisy local fiestas: What to do when your Spanish town hall is responsible?

Town and city fiestas are commonplace in Spain and they’re part of what made many of us fall in love with the country in the first place, but sometimes the town hall can overstep and the noise pollution just gets too much to bear for neighbours.
May 22, 2024

REVEALED: The places in Spain where rents have more than doubled in a decade

Ten years ago the average price to rent an apartment in Spain was €553 per month. Today it stands at €984. There are some regions, cities, towns and neighbourhoods where the price increase has been even more dramatic.
May 21, 2024

EES: When will Europe's new passport system be launched?

It's already been postponed several times but could Europe's new biometric Entry/Exit border system (EES) be delayed again? Here's what we know so far about the start date for the new system.
May 21, 2024

Diplomatic crisis deepens as Spain pulls out Argentina ambassador

A diplomatic crisis sparked by Argentina President Javier Milei calling Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's wife "corrupt" deepened Tuesday with the "definitive" withdrawal of Madrid's ambassador to Buenos Aires.
May 21, 2024

'We're not the Ibiza of the north': Spain's Cantabria says no mass tourism

Thousands of people in the Spanish region of Cantabria have protested against a planned hotel resort being promoted as “the Ibiza of the north”, showcasing northern Spain's fears of the negative consequences of mass tourism.
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