Etiqueta 'Spain'

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British chain to open 70 branches across Spain and Portugal

Last September, Pret set out plans to double the size of its business within five years and launch into five new markets by the end of 2023.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/06/2022 10:03

Feijóo was elected today.

Feijóo was elected today.

Feijóo was elected today.

Julio Muñoz 02/04/2022


The Blog

The ideologies of Covid

The ideology determines the expression of indignation, which was also an assertion of Spain’s nationhood.

Andrew Ede18/09/2020 15:47


Food for Thought

This is best way to cook mussels

Mussels are so plentiful and cheap that they are sometimes called the poor man’s shellfish, a distinction that once belonged to oysters

Andrew Valente09/09/2020 15:41

Reyes maroto

The Blog

Whatever happened to the resilience?

The situation is currently “disastrous”, but “we all agree that next year there will be a rebound effect, if confidence recovers”.

Andrew Ede09/09/2020 14:50

Yolanda Diaz and Gabriel Escarrer

The Week That Was

Yolanda at the table

The royalty was the national minister of employment, Yolanda Díaz, who only became minister because Pedro Sánchez had to dole out jobs to Podemos-

Andrew Ede07/09/2020 15:19


Sunday Essay

Is being tough on Covid-19 denying certain civil liberties?

While the UK government fifed and faffed about for what seemed like ages, agonising over - let’s face it, a very limited lockdown - Spain went into full lockdown mode ... .

Frank Leavers07/09/2020 15:13


The Week in Tourism

Rethinking the UK quarantine

This revisits the UK quarantine decision and is of the view that it was a political matter and not a scientific one.

Andrew Ede28/08/2020 15:26

Spanish King Juan Carlos waves


Spain's ex-king told friends his exit is only temporary, papers say

A Royal Palace spokesman and a lawyer for Juan Carlos both said they had nothing to say.

Reuters05/08/2020 11:36

Boris Johnson


Britain has no alternative to quarantine yet, minister says

Britain does not yet have a viable alternative to imposing a 14-day quarantine on travelers.

Reuters29/07/2020 15:45


The Blog

It’s all in the messages

In the Franco days, the minister of tourism combined this portfolio with information. Manuel Fraga is the name we remember.

Andrew Ede29/07/2020 14:37

UK airports following new quarantine rules


UK quarantine could cost Spanish tourism 10 bln euros, says hotel association

On Monday he offered to pay for foreign tourists to take coronavirus tests as an alternative to the quarantine measures.

Reuters29/07/2020 00:10

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease


European coronavirus measures hitting Spain's tourism sector

The Coronavirus Measures Spain will those countries

Reuters27/07/2020 14:48



Spain's hotel occupancy crashed in first half of 2020

The rate of occupancy in Spanish hotels more than halved in the first six months of the yea.

Reuters24/07/2020 15:45

The spread of the coronavirus disease


Norway to restrict travel from Spain, open more for Sweden

COVID-19 infections in Spain had risen to 30.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Reuters24/07/2020 15:39

Airbus employees protest


Thousands of Spanish Airbus workers protest layoff plan

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said at the beginning of this month that the government was working with Airbus to find ways to keep jobs in the country.

Reuters23/07/2020 15:52