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Euromundo Global MADRID EDICIÓN DIGITAL    22 de febrero de 2019

Reino Unido & Irlanda

Podemos: Spain must do more to protect ‘climate refugees’

  • SPAIN’S Podemos and Equo parties have called on the government to protect refugees fleeing climate change, now becoming a more significant migration trigger than war.

02JUL18.- Global warming affects 64 million people currently, and could increase to 250 million in 2050, according to United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The left-wing political groups want an official government body set up to monitor the problem.

Toxic: 97% of Spain exposed to ‘unacceptable’ levels of air pollution

  • ONLY 3% of the entire Spanish nation enjoy air quality that meets World Health Organisation standards.

02JUL18.- And according to the WHO’s latest shocking report, the ‘majority’ of Andalucians live in places where the pollution is higher than recommended, while 10% (850,000) are breathing air so toxic it crosses the red line into illegality.

  • The guidelines should help physical hospital environments provide a better experience for people with dementia, as well as their families and caregivers

02JUL18 – DUBLIN – IRELAND.- Researchers from TrinityHaus, a research centre within Trinity College Dublin’s School of Engineering, working in partnership with the School of Medicine, have just launched a set of Dementia Friendly Hospital Guidelines. The guidelines, which follow a Universal Design approach and represent the first of their kind in Ireland, are the culmination of a two-and-a-half-year collaborative project.

Weekly Report

Business over Tapas (Nº 262)

  • A digest of this week's Spanish financial, political and social news aimed primarily at Foreign Property Owners: Lenox Napier and Andrew Brociner. Consultant: José Antonio Sierra

By Lenox Napier and Andrew Brociner. Sent by José Antonio Sierra

28JUN18.- For subscriptions and other information about this site, go to businessovertapas.com - email: businessovertapas@gmail.com - ***Now with Facebook Page (Like!)*** Note: Underlined words or phrases are links to the Internet. Right click and press 'Control' on your keyboard to access. Business over Tapas and its writers are not responsible for unauthorised copying or other improper use of this material. Subscription and e-mail information in our archives is never released to third parties.

26JUN18.- I wish our Taoiseach would shut up about a united Ireland until he has something sensible to say on the subject. According to the Irish Times he was at it again earlier this month, telling Fine Gael parliamentarians after a recent visit to the North that the “tectonic plates” of Irish politics are shifting as a result of Brexit and pointing to opinion polls showing increasing support for Irish unity.¹ [I must enter a caveat here: the current coverage of the North by the Irish Times is the weakest I have seen since I first went to Belfast as a journalist 40 years ago].

Eduardo Vela
Eduardo Vela

  • The former gynaecologist will become the first person to stand trial for the scandal that has cast a dark shadow over Spain for decades

26JUN18 - MADRID.- An 85-year-old doctor will become the first person to stand trial for Spain’s dark and painful ‘stolen babies’ (ninos robados) scandal this June 26th. Former gynaecologist, Dr Eduardo Vela, will appear in a Madrid court for allegedly abducting a newborn baby, Ines Madrigal, from her mother almost 50 years ago.

(Foto: Diario Sur)
(Foto: Diario Sur)

  • Some 388 migrants have been rescued today from the Strait of Gibraltar, while authorities are still searching for another small boat

25JUN18 - MÁLAGA.- ALMOST 400 more migrants have been rescued from the Strait of Gibraltar today. 388 people travelling on ten small boats, known as pateras, were discovered making the dangerous journey from Africa this afternoon.

25JUN18.- "EU may require visas for British travelers post Brexit", The proposal is among a list of amendments to laws and regulations in a document entitled “Pending and planned legislative proposals for the purposes of Brexit preparedness” that was presented by the Commission’s powerful Secretary-General, Martin Selmayr, to MEPs on the Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group in Strasbourg on Tuesday of last week.

Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sánchez promises to exhume the remains of general Franco

  • The controversial site has faced huge criticism for being the only remaining monument dedicated to a fascist leader in Europe

24JUN18 – MADRID.- PEDRO Sanchez has vowed to move the remains of dictator Franco from the Valley of the Fallen and turn the site into a monument of reconciliation. Spain’s new prime minister revealed plans during his first TV interview to turn the vast mausoleum into a ‘memorial about the fight against fascism’, adding that the country ‘cannot allow symbols that divide Spaniards’.

Weekly Report

Business over Tapas (Nº 261)

  • A digest of this week's Spanish financial, political and social news aimed primarily at Foreign Property Owners: With Lenox Napier and Andrew Brociner. Consultant: José Antonio Sierra

By Lenox Napier and Andrew Brociner. Sent by José Antonio Sierra

22JUN18 .- For subscriptions and other information about this site, go to businessovertapas.com - email: businessovertapas@gmail.com - ***Now with Facebook Page (Like!)*** Note: Underlined words or phrases are links to the Internet. Right click and press 'Control' on your keyboard to access. Business over Tapas and its writers are not responsible for unauthorised copying or other improper use of this material. Subscription and e-mail information in our archives is never released to third parties.

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