The Spanish government wants to implement a series of extraordinary measures in the coming months so as to be eligible for EU funding, including changes to tax laws and reforms of the labour market and pension system. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
The Spanish car industry is mulling extending temporary lay-off schemes known as ERTEs currently due to expire at the end of the month until at least next September to mitigate the pandemic’s negative impact on the sector. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Spanish politics has been thrown into turmoil following the expiration of the pandemic-era state of alarm at the start of this week which formed the legal basis for the country’s coronavirus restrictions, with health authorities warning regions no longer have the means to tackle infections. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Spaniards have celebrated the dawn of a new normal as the country’s pandemic-era state of alarm expired at midnight on Sunday with the government refusing to propose a new legal framework to allow regions to implement new restrictions in case of fresh coronavirus outbreaks. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
The “moment of truth” has arrived in the regional election in Madrid, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, with several polls predicting a clear victory for Spain’s centre-right Popular Party (PP) well ahead of its left-wing rivals, after a heated and polarised political campaign including death threats to several candidates, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Spain’s conservative Popular Party (PP) has won a snap regional election in Madrid, in a victory for the incumbent regional president, Isabel Díaz Ayuso. However the party fell short of an absolute majority and must form a coalition or rely on the abstention of far-right Vox to govern. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.