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Stalemate Situation for the Future of the MidCat Project

In an effort to wean itself off of Russian gas supplies, the European Union has turned to alternative suppliers, in…

Spain Embraces Green Revolution

The campaign against plastic pollution received a significant boost when MEPs passed a directive banning certain single-use plastic products from…

Analysis: What Happened At the 5th South EU Summit and Why Does It Matter? (Part I)

The regional gathering, that was launched in Athens in September, 2016, has developed into a perennial meeting amongst Southern European…

EU Countries Deepen Economic and Monetary Union, But More Work Is Needed

At the Euro Summit in Brussels, on December 14th, EU leaders agreed on a major measure to deepen integration of…

Spain’s 2019 budget in Doubt as Far-Right Vox Makes Gains in Regional Elections in Andalucía

On December 2, 2018, mere days before the 40th anniversary of the ratification of the Spanish constitution, Andalucía held elections…

New Export Agreement With China a Boon For Spanish Pork Producers

China’s President Xi Jinping traveled to Spain on November 27th for a two-day trip, which marked the first time in…

Spain’s BBVA Completes First-Ever Syndicated Loan Using Blockchain Technology

Given the hype and controversy surrounding it, you’d be forgiven for thinking distributed ledger technology (DLT) wasn’t much more than…

Spain Raises the Bar in Tackling Carbon Emissions With Closure of Coal Mines

Most of Spain’s coal mines will be permanently shut down by the end of the year, thanks to the Socialist-led…

EU Equal Pay Day Shines Light on Region’s Gender Pay Gap

With 16% of the working year left, November 3rd symbolizes the day when women in the EU stop earning money…

As Brexit Looms, Progress is Made on Overseas Territories in Spain and Cyprus

Only five months remain until Britain exits the EU, and while a free-trade deal still remains to be seen, a…
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