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Spain's health minister, Carolina Darias

Businesses will decide if indoor mask-wearing is still necessary

Masks indoors will no longer be obligatory from Wednesday, with certain exceptions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Drugs seizures by the Guardia Civil

Arrests in the Balearics as the Guardia Civil smash two drugs gangs

Fifty-one arrests; the operations were centred on the Costa Dorada.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish police take down 'Europe's biggest' cannabis farm

Spanish police take down 'Europe's biggest' cannabis farm

Drugs bound for Italy and Switzerland.

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U.N. Security Council's emergency meeting, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in New York City

Ukraine's Zelenskiy urges Spanish companies still in Russia to leave, wants more sanctions

"The war is putting even more pressure on the developing world."

Reuters05/04/2022 18:27

Spain announces it will expel some 25 Russian diplomats and embassy staff, in Madrid

Spain to expel around 25 Russian diplomats, foreign minister says

Russian ambassador will not be kicked out of Spain - yet.

Reuters05/04/2022 14:44

Spain's health minister, Carolina Darias

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An end to mask-wearing indoors: The guessing game continues

A date for lifting the need to wear masks indoors has been proposed. Will it be approved?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/04/2022 12:08

Inside a Russian Billionaire's $300 Million Yacht

Ship fuel suppliers stop serving Russian vessels in the Med

Marine fuel sellers have stopped serving vessels flying the Russian flag at major European hubs

Reuters02/04/2022 11:52

Spanish chef opens restaurant in Valencia to feed Ukrainian refugees

Spanish chef prepares beachside paella for Ukrainian refugees

The restaurant has become a meeting place for Ukrainians to trade stories and seek help with paperwork.

Reuters30/03/2022 14:55

Certain stocks in Spain have been running out

Supermarkets to be permitted to ration sales

A Spanish government decree gives supermarkets the legal cover to ration.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/03/2022 13:44

Analysts polled by Reuters had expected 12-month CPI to rise to 8% in March.

Spain's inflation rises to 9.8%, fastest since 1985

Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing economic fallout have fuelled inflation worldwide.

Reuters30/03/2022 11:39

Barcelona was confirmed on Tuesday as the venue for the next America's Cup in 2024.

Barcelona wins race to host America's Cup in 2024

Barcelona was confirmed on Tuesday as the venue for the next America's Cup in 2024.

Reuters30/03/2022 10:03

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Was Abramovich poisoned during Ukraine peace talks?

The Kremlin has said Abramovich played an early role in peace talks between Russia and Ukraine but the process was now in the hands of the two sides' negotiating teams.

28/03/2022 19:11

Watch the uncensored moment Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars, drops F-bomb

Will Smith hits Chris Rock during Oscar ceremony

"I want to be a vessel for love," Smith said, with tears streaming down his face during his acceptance speech.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/03/2022 07:20

Protesting truckers in Santander

Truckers say again - the strike isn't over

Self-employed truckers and small businesses say they will carry on with their action.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/03/2022 16:24

Spain's minister for ecological transition, Teresa Ribera

Lower electricity prices in Mallorca in three to four weeks

Europe has agreed to a so-called Iberian exception as a way of lowering prices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/03/2022 08:07

EU leaders will discuss on Friday what more they can to do rein in high energy bills.

Biden to seal LNG deal as EU grapples with energy crunch

EU leaders will discuss on Friday what more they can to do rein in high energy bills.

Reuters25/03/2022 09:26

Spanish government meeting with the National Road Transport Committee

Fuel price reduction but striking hauliers reject agreement

The agreement is with the National Road Transport Committee. Striking truckers aren't represented on this body.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/03/2022 07:07

The ruling means the former monarch could stand trial in Britain.

Former Spanish king could face trial after UK court rejects sovereign immunity

The ruling means the former monarch could stand trial in Britain.

Reuters24/03/2022 13:09

The European Union and its allies will keep on delivering military aid to the Ukrainian army, Borrell said.

EU's Borrell says Russia has no interest in negotiating ceasefire in Ukraine for now

The European Union and its allies will keep on delivering military aid to the Ukrainian army, Borrell said.

Reuters24/03/2022 09:25

Haulier protest in Lugo, Galicia

Government brings forward meeting to try and end truckers' dispute

The meeting won't, however, have representation of self-employed and small business carriers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/03/2022 12:18

Battery factory

VW says its Spanish battery cell plant will be located near Valencia

Volkswagen's planned battery cell plant in Spain will have around 3,000 employees and a production of 40 gigawatt hours (GWh) a year.

Reuters23/03/2022 11:04

A man looks as the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanker DUHAIL

EU leaders to agree to jointly buy gas, LNG this year

EU countries are largely responsible for their national energy policies.

Reuters22/03/2022 11:16

Protesting truckers in Santiago de Compostela

Government agrees fuel tax discount to try and end hauliers' action

The platform of truck drivers behind the strikes says that this measure will not stop their action.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/03/2022 08:31

Handout picture of a painting on loan at the Kremlin Museum for an exhibition postponed after the Russian invasion of Ukraine and has now been returned to Prado Museum

Kremlin returns loaned art to Spain after government war protest

All the pieces have been returned, the sources said.

Reuters21/03/2022 14:14

The glitch affected the central train station of Chamartin.

Madrid's suburban trains disrupted after software glitch

The glitch affected the central train station of Chamartin.

Reuters21/03/2022 09:30

Russian cosmonauts arrive wearing yellow and blue flight suits at the International Space Station

We all live in a yellow International Space Station

Space work not affected by the war

Reuters19/03/2022 16:34

The firm suspended all crossings awaiting an announcement.

P&O Ferries to sack staff and use agency workers - Times reporter

The firm suspended all crossings awaiting an announcement.

Reuters17/03/2022 13:29

Poland has taken in more than 1.8 million Ukrainians

Spain has registered 4,500 Ukrainian refugees so far, minister says

"It is difficult to know the real number of refugees because many go directly to their families here in Spain without registering with the authorities"

Reuters17/03/2022 12:32

Felix Bolaños, Spain's minister for the presidency (prime minister) with Pedro Sánchez

Spanish government will lower prices from 29 March

Under a national plan decree, electricity, gas and fuel prices will be lowered.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/03/2022 07:34

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it was too early to make predictions about the possible results of talks between Russia and Ukraine.

Will there be a Ukraine peace deal? Kremlin says not giving predictions

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it was too early to make predictions about the possible results of talks between Russia and Ukraine.

Reuters15/03/2022 11:35

Lürssen - Valerie

Spain seizes Russian oligarch's yacht in Barcelona

The 85-meter (279-foot) superyacht Valerie belongs to Sergei Chemezov, a former KGB officer.

Reuters15/03/2022 09:17