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economy

Cristobel Montoro limits Ministry budgets to 50%

The PSOE and Podem yesterday demanded the appearance of Finance Minister Cristobal Montoro in parliament to explain the consequences of the 2017 budget extension and subsequent spending cap on all ministries...

Llarena sets sights on CDR

Supreme Court judge begins to construct the overall framework of the case against the Catalan process; Munté, Jané, Ruiz and Baiget called to declare

international

Armed robbery in Paris Ritz Jewellers

Axe-wielding thieves stole jewellery on Wednesday worth more than $5 million from a store in the Ritz Paris hotel, police said. Five thieves carried out the heist at the luxury hotel in late afternoon....

economy

Seat ends 2017 with a 14.6% in vehicle sales

Seat continues to report positive news in its balances for 2017. After explaining that last year the workforce had grown by 185, the company announced yesterday that Seat had delivered 468,400 vehicles...

justice

Autopsy confirms that Diana Quer was strangled

The autopsy report into the death of Diana Quer determined that the young woman was strangled and not run over as the alleged perpetrator of the crime, Jose Enrique Abuín (el Chicle) maintains. The report...

Justice

Five years for sexual abuse of daughter

A 40-year-old man accused of raping his daughter, aged 13 has accepted a five-year prison sentence for a crime of continuous sexual abuse. The trial was to be held yesterday i but eventually the parties...

international

Israel approves hundreds of new settlement homes

Israel has given final building approval for 352 homes in settlements in the occupied West Bank, an anti-settlement movement said on Thursday - construction that Palestinians see as jeopardising their...

Growing tension in protests in Tunisia

A total of 565 people have been arrested throughout Tunisia in violent protests against government austerity measures and tension caused by economic policies, cuts and increased taxes is growing.The demonstrations...

Agreement to continue

Talks in Brussels between Puigdemont and Rovira result in agreement on pro-independence House Committee; Forcadell to clarify her position today