Tag: Spain

#EIB approves €6 billion backing for business, transport, health and housing investment

#EIB approves €6 billion backing for business, transport, health and housing investment

| November 16, 2018

Hospital patients in France and the Netherlands, commuters in Poland, Spain, France and India, and energy consumers in Bulgaria, Greece and the Gambia will all benefit from investment in new projects approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB). At their monthly meeting in Luxembourg on 13 November the board of the EIB agreed €6 billion […]

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#EAPM – The Twilight Zone is no place for personalised medicine

#EAPM – The Twilight Zone is no place for personalised medicine

| November 2, 2018

Halloween is upon us already and All Saints Day follows in its wake, if you’ll pardon the deathly pun, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Most of those working in the institutions in Brussels will be taking the ‘bridge’ due to today’s (Thursday 1 November) holiday and, speaking of things […]

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#SRB announces next steps for #BancoPopular to hear from creditors and shareholders

#SRB announces next steps for #BancoPopular to hear from creditors and shareholders

| October 16, 2018

Registered shareholders and creditors deemed eligible will be invited to submit their written comments to the SRB from 6 November 2018. The Single Resolution Board (SRB) is currently finalizing its preparations so that affected shareholders and creditors can exercise their right to be heard. This process allows those affected to submit their comments on the […]

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Portugal, Spain, France agree to take in #Aquarius migrants

Portugal, Spain, France agree to take in #Aquarius migrants

| September 28, 2018

France, Portugal and Spain this week struck a deal to take in migrants from the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, the Portuguese Interior Ministry said, after the Italian government refused to let the vessel dock, write Axel Bugge, Brian Love, Jean-Baptiste Vey and Michel Rose. Portugal said it had agreed to take 10 of the 58 […]

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In Ireland and Gibraltar, #Brexit border questions promise “paradise” for smugglers

In Ireland and Gibraltar, #Brexit border questions promise “paradise” for smugglers

| September 27, 2018

The recent EU summit held in Salzburg did not create much hope that a Brexit accord is imminent. European Council president Donald Tusk unequivocally rejected Theresa May’s much-maligned Chequers plan, while French President Emmanuel Macron pointedly called Brexiteers “liars”. This caused May to demand respect and British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to issue thinly-veiled threats […]

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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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Spain paves way to remove #Franco remains from mausoleum

Spain paves way to remove #Franco remains from mausoleum

| August 30, 2018

Spain’s socialist government has passed a decree to exhume the remains of the late fascist dictator Francisco Franco from a huge mausoleum near Madrid, writes the BBC. The Valley of the Fallen, 50km (30 miles) from Madrid, was created by the dictator, who died in 1975. Today the site is seen as glorifying his victory […]

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