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Month: December 2019


Spanish News

Lobster continues to grow with happy customers as it celebrates ...

Laura | December 19, 2019 close
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  Lobster, the only mobile network in Spain to offer a service completely in English, celebrates one year since launching service  In just 12 months after having launched, Lobster continues growing rapidly with its winning formula of all-in-English and providing a customer experience “like at home” Lobster’s competitive tariff plans […]

Brexit News

MPs head to Westminster following Tories’ huge general ...

Laura | December 18, 2019 close
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Boris Johnson will today welcome 109 new Conservative MPs to Westminster following his emphatic general election win. The prime minister will address his new colleagues as he prepares to put his 80-strong House of Commons majority to work, including by passing his Brexit deal. What’s happening this week? MPs head to Westminster […]

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Labour’s Emily Thornberry accuses former MP Caroline Flint...

Laura | December 18, 2019 close
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A senior Labour frontbencher has launched legal action against a former parliamentary colleague, accusing her of “making up s***” about her in a television interview. Caroline Flint claimed in a Sky News interview on Sunday that Emily Thornberry once said to a fellow MP that she was “glad my constituents aren’t as […]

Brexit News

General election 2019: Labour prepares for leadership race after...

Laura | December 18, 2019 close
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Hopefuls to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader are examining the reasons for the party’s election defeat. Norwich MP Clive Lewis and Wigan’s Lisa Nandy have both said they are considering running for the position of Labour leader. Other potential contenders Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry have so far declined […]

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General election 2019: MPs’ vote on Brexit bill planned ...

Laura | December 18, 2019 close
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The government plans to ask MPs to vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill on Friday, Downing Street has said. The PM’s spokesman said the government planned to start the process in Parliament before Christmas in the “proper constitutional way”. The Withdrawal Agreement Bill is the legislation that will enable Brexit […]

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General election: Where the leaders have been and what it tells ...

Laura | December 13, 2019 close
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More than 100 towns and cities have received a visit from a party leader during the general election campaign, Sky News analysis shows. It reveals how the parties have prioritised their campaigning, with Labour looking to maintain the so-called red wall, the heartland seats in the North West which are traditional […]

Brexit News

General election 2019: Voters head to polls across the UK

Laura | December 13, 2019 close
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The UK is going to the polls for the country’s third general election in less than five years. The contest, the first to be held in December in nearly 100 years, follows those in 2015 and 2017. Polling stations in 650 constituencies across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland opened […]

Spanish News

‘AVLO’, the low-cost AVE link, revealed: Purple ...

Laura | December 12, 2019 close
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Transport board RENFE says Spain’s high-speed AVE rail link is about to launch a ‘low-cost’ service which will be called the ‘AVLO’. Unlike the mainstream AVE trains, which are white, the ‘AVLO’ will be purple, and as tickets are much cheaper, will not have a buffet car or 1st class […]

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Chemical plant fire in Spain forces authorities to evacuate area

Laura | December 12, 2019 close
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Catalan authorities evacuated the area around a chemical plant outside Barcelona early yesterday after a fire ripped through the facility, sending plumes of black smoke high into the air. The fire brigade said 28 crews had responded to the blaze, which broke out at a industrial recycling plant. Police advised […]

Spanish News

Catalan prison authorities propose ordinary regime for ...

Laura | December 12, 2019 close
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Prison authorities in Catalonia are proposing an normal regime for the nine separatist leaders who were sentenced to between 9 and 13 years in prison in October over their roles in the 2017 breakaway bid from Spain. The segundo grado is the most common regime in Spain’s penitentiary centers, and […]

Brexit News

General Election 2019: NI parties clash during BBC election ...

Laura | December 12, 2019 close
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The five main Stormont parties have discussed Brexit, healthcare and the collapse of the assembly in the BBC election debate. It took place in the BBC’s studios in Belfast on Tuesday night. The general election takes place on Thursday with 18 Westminster seats in Northern Ireland at stake. Four of […]

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Election 2019: Scottish party leaders clash in BBC TV debate

Laura | December 12, 2019 close
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The leaders of Scotland’s four main parties have clashed over independence, Brexit and the public’s mistrust of politicians in a live BBC debate. The encounter, which was held just 36 hours before Thursday’s UK general election, saw the four leaders face questions from a studio audience. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon […]