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The Government will allocate aid of 1,100 euros per month to evicted people and other groups
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The Government will allocate aid of 1,100 euros per month to evicted people and other groups

The Government will allocate grants of up to 900 euros per month and up to 100% of the rent of the dwelling to be occupied on a lease basis to persons evicted from their habitual residence, homeless persons, victims of gender violence and other particularly vulnerable persons, within the framework of the State Plan for access to housing 2022-2025.Likewise, grants of up to 200 euros per month to these groups to meet maintenance, community and basic housing supplies, with a limit of 100% of said expenses.The grants are for a five year period and they have the objective of providing an "immediate" housing solution to all these groups.The social services of the autonomous community or of the corres...
The 15% tax on large companies ‘changes’ the world: "Sticking with the current tax system is unsustainable"
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The 15% tax on large companies ‘changes’ the world: "Sticking with the current tax system is unsustainable"

As excessive as the statement may seem, the truth is that the world has changed with the pandemic and economic policies are doing so with the aim of getting out of the crisis, leaving behind the recipes of the Great Recession of 2008. So much so that last Saturday the most developed economies in the world, gathered at the G7, they reached a "historic" agreement on the reform of the global tax system, with a 15% tax on large corporations.One of the biggest drivers of this policy is US President Joe Biden, who believes that the rich "have to pay their share", not only at home, but also globally. One of the objectives, as pointed out by the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, is t...
The king asks to face challenges such as climate change, inequality and the pandemic with "innovation" Y "collaboration"
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The king asks to face challenges such as climate change, inequality and the pandemic with "innovation" Y "collaboration"

Felipe VI appealed this Thursday to the need to face challenges such as "the pandemic, climate change and inequality" from "collaboration" and "innovation". Thus, leaving behind the "watertight compartments", such as "companies, universities, scientific and technological organizations, public administrations and society as a whole will achieve better results and higher levels of well-being".The Head of State participated together with Doña Letizia in the delivery of the National Awards for Innovation and Design, accompanied by the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno; the Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque; the Government delegate in Andalusia, Pedro Fernandez; an...
Tsunamis with waves of more than 8 meters: this would be the strongest tidal waves on the Spanish coast and the reaction time
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Tsunamis with waves of more than 8 meters: this would be the strongest tidal waves on the Spanish coast and the reaction time

On November 1, 1755, All Saints Day, an earthquake with an epicenter somewhere in the Atlantic less than 300 kilometers from the Portuguese coast produced thousands of victims in Portugal, Spain and North Africa. The strong earthquake, which was also felt in southern France and northern Italy, reached the Spanish coast as a tsunami that devastated much of the Andalusian coastline, causing more than 2,000 deaths in Cádiz and Huelva. In the rest of the country, the damages were innumerable to the point that the king Fernando VI ordered a recount of damages throughout the territory. All experts agree that the area of ​​Europe where Spain is located is not an earthquake hotspot and ...
The Judiciary amends Calvo’s memory law and rejects his plan to typify the apology of Francoism
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The Judiciary amends Calvo’s memory law and rejects his plan to typify the apology of Francoism

Judicial amendment to one of the major projects of the legislature of Carmen Calvo, first vice president of the Government: the democratic memory law. The text of the also Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory has been questioned in the draft that the General Council of the Judiciary plans to debate next Monday, June 7, since he doubts the legality of classifying as a criminal offense the exaltation of the Franco regime as it is protected by freedom of expression. For this reason, it questions the imposition of fines on public administrations that do not prohibit public acts of exaltation of the dictatorship, underlining the need to protect the right of a...
Property managers warn of the risk of fire from barbecues and the inconvenience they generate to neighbors
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Property managers warn of the risk of fire from barbecues and the inconvenience they generate to neighbors

Before the realization of barbecues on terraces, attics or common areas of the communities of owners, with the arrival of good almost summer weather, the Professional Association of Property Administrators of Madrid (CAFMadrid) warns of the risk of fires as well as the problems that they generate. For this reason, they advise regulating their use through internal regulations to avoid conflicts between neighbors due to the inconvenience they generate as well as the risk of fires such as the one that occurred last year in Torre Ámbar, in Madrid.Possible spread of fire“The regulations for internal use in the communities should not be strict, but open to dialogue and as less prohibitive as possibl...
Foreign Affairs allocated more than 18,000 euros to the ‘Spain for Sure’ campaign to promote the image of Spain
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Foreign Affairs allocated more than 18,000 euros to the ‘Spain for Sure’ campaign to promote the image of Spain

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation, through the Secretary of State of Global Spain, has allocated just over 18,000 euros to finance the campaign Spain for Sure with which it is sought to promote the image of Spain internationally.This has been revealed by the department headed by Arancha González Laya in response to a question formulated by Junts deputy Mariona Illamola, interested in the budget for the new campaign that it was launched in mid-March, after a similar one in June 2020.According to the Government's response, the secretariat headed by Manuel Muñiz "has contributed financially to the production of the campaign with a budget of 18,088.62 euros, which is equivalent to...
IN DEPTH |  What is the Bioethics Committee that Darias consulted?  What is your function?  Is your opinion binding?
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IN DEPTH | What is the Bioethics Committee that Darias consulted? What is your function? Is your opinion binding?

Following the decision to administer a second dose of Pfizer to people under 60 years of age who had already been vaccinated with AstraZeneca, the Ministry of Health finally gave the green light this Wednesday for those who so choose to complete their regimen with the Oxford serum by signing an informed consent, whose terms have already been approved by the Bioethics Committee. They give their approval after the department headed by Minister Carolina Darias raised a query to the Committee on Thursday about the administration of the second dose with the serum of Vaxzevria (commercial name of AstraZeneca). Health then asked if it is correct or not, from the ethical point of view, t...
The UME joins the work of extinguishing the Tenerife fire that has already devastated 400 hectares
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The UME joins the work of extinguishing the Tenerife fire that has already devastated 400 hectares

The forest fire that started this Thursday in the Chajaña area, in the municipality of Arico (Tenerife) has passed to Level 2 at the request of the Cabildo de Tenerife after burning about 400 hectares, as reported by the Government of the Canary Islands.In this way, the autonomous administration assumes the management of the emergency in application of the Special Plan for Civil Protection and Emergency Assistance for Forest Fires in the Community of the Canary Islands (INFOCA).The territorial scope of the emergency, at the time of the declaration, includes the municipality of Arico, with an affected area of ​​around 400 hectares that does not include population centers, so it has not been nece...