Britons face five-hour airport queues in Spain with no-deal Brexit

British tourists to Spain could face airport queues of five hours or more after a no-deal Brexit, according to analysis by Which?, and the consumer group suggests travellers should take food, water and even nappies to survive prolonged delays. Alicante airport, which serves Benidorm and other Costa Blanca resorts, is likely to be the worst-affected airport, and Which? said visitors […]

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These Are the World’s Healthiest Nations

Maybe it’s something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world’s healthiest country. That’s according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed sixth in the previous gauge, published in 2017. Four additional European nations were among the […]

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Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with police

Catalan police officers remove demonstrators blocking a road leading to Barcelona city, during a general strike in Catalonia, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Strikers advocating for Catalonia’s secession from Spain are blocking major highways, train lines and roads across the northeastern region. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) Protesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked major roads and train […]

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Trial of Catalonia independence leaders a stress test for Spain's democracy – Puigdemont

BERLIN, Feb 12 (Reuters) – A trial of 12 Catalan political leaders in Madrid on Tuesday is a stress test for Spain’s judicial system and its democracy, former leader of Catalonia, living in self-imposed exile in Belgium, Carles Puigdemont said during a conference in Berlin. The political leaders face charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds for their […]

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Eurozone Inflation Slows Further, Manufacturing Nears Stagnation

Eurozone consumer price inflation slowed for a third month in January to its lowest level in nine months on weaker energy price growth, while core inflation accelerated as services costs grew at a faster rate. Elsewhere, the latest survey data from IHS Markit showed that the Eurozone manufacturing sector moved closer to stagnation in January amid a modest gain in […]

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Eurozone Inflation Slows Further, Manufacturing Nears Stagnation

Eurozone consumer price inflation slowed for a third month in January to its lowest level in nine months on weaker energy price growth, while core inflation accelerated as services costs grew at a faster rate. Elsewhere, the latest survey data from IHS Markit showed that the Eurozone manufacturing sector moved closer to stagnation in January amid a modest gain in […]

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Eurozone Manufacturing Growth Weakest Since Early 2016

Eurozone manufacturing expanded at the weakest pace since early 2016 in December as new orders fell for a third month and business confidence eroded to a six-year low, results of the survey by IHS Markit confirmed on Wednesday. The final Eurozone Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, was 51.4, unchanged from the flash, but lower than November’s 51.8. A PMI […]

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Spain December Inflation At 8-month Low

Spain’s consumer price inflation slowed more-than-expected in December to its lowest level in eight months, led by a fall in the prices of fuels, preliminary data from the statistical office INE showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 1.2 percent year-on-year following a 1.7 percent increase in November. Economists had forecast a score of 1.6 percent. The latest inflation […]

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