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Political leaders have been meeting with the Government this ...

Bay Radio News | September 3, 2020 close
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Political leaders have been meeting with the Government this week to discuss the upcoming budget vote that’s expected to take place in the coming weeks. Prime minister Pedro Sanchez has already held discussions with the leader of the Partido Popular Pablo Casado and Inés Arrimadas from Ciudadanos. After discussions lasting […]

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PARENTS whose children test positive for Covid-19 will be ...

Bay Radio News | September 3, 2020 close
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PARENTS whose children test positive for Covid-19 will be allowed to take time off work with pay to care for them on the same basis as if the employees themselves were off sick – but it’s not yet clear whether this will apply to children forced to quarantine or who […]

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Spain’s Health Minister addresses lockdown suggestions.

Bay Radio News | September 3, 2020 close
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The Spanish Health Minister has ruled out a general confinement of the population, as was implemented in March at the outset of the coronavirus crisis, and also said that a “perimeter lockdown” of Madrid was not viable, despite the ongoing rise in cases in the region. Salvador Illa on was […]

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Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica has announced that it’s...

Bay Radio News | September 2, 2020 close
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Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica has announced that it’s switched on its 5G signal, and promised that 75% of the Spanish population will have access to the new mobile network standard by the end of the year. However, the commercial launch will take place in late October or early November to […]

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Credit Suisse has applied for a licence to set up an investment ...

Bay Radio News | September 1, 2020 close
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Credit Suisse has applied for a licence to set up an investment bank hub in Madrid after Britain has left the European Union. The Swiss lender sought a licence from the Bank of Spain and the European Central Bank in July to upgrade its brokerage in the country to a […]

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Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez held a public event yesterday as ...

Laura | September 1, 2020 close
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Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez held a public event yesterday as he marked the end of parliament’s summer recess with a speech given in the presence of the country’s top business leaders. His message was one of unity amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis and was aimed squarely at the main opposition […]

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Barcelona City Council has voted to withdraw the Gold Medal

Bay Radio News | August 31, 2020 close
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Barcelona City Council has voted to withdraw the Gold Medal top honour that was awarded to Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I back in 1992. Juan Carlos left the country for Abu Dhabi in early August following on-going corruption allegations that include alleged payments from Saudi Arabia to a private […]

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French supermarket retailer Carrefour has agreed to buy 172 ...

Bay Radio News | August 28, 2020 close
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French supermarket retailer Carrefour has agreed to buy 172 stores under the Supersol banner in Spain, in a deal worth 78 million Euros which would strengthen Carrefour’s number two position here. Carrefour said that the stores and supermarkets being acquired were mainly in Andalusia and the Madrid region, and that […]

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Spanish fishing boats are landing only a tenth of their normal ...

Bay Radio News | August 27, 2020 close
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Spanish fishing boats are landing only a tenth of their normal summer catch of octopus, an unheard of drop. Since the 1st July they have caught 38 tonnes of octopus, compared with a normal average of 378 tonnes over the same period. Fishermen’s associations believe meteorological and environmental factors must […]

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The Spanish government plans to build 32-foot cylindrical walls

Bay Radio News | August 25, 2020 close
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The Spanish government plans to build 32-foot cylindrical walls around its North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla to stop raids by migrants and individual attempts to enter the country. The new border structures should significantly increase the efficiency of the existing fencing around these two Spanish cities on the […]

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Two Belgians and one Frenchman have been arrested in Spain

Bay Radio News | August 25, 2020 close
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Two Belgians and one Frenchman have been arrested in Spain after they tried and failed to kidnap a local. The attempted kidnapping took place on Friday night in the Benitez district of Ceuta, a Spanish city on the African continent. The region is known for drug smuggling activities and it’s […]

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THIS beach selected as ‘most beautiful’ in entire ...

Bay Radio News | August 21, 2020 close
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Readers of luxury magazine Condé Nast Traveler have selected Playa Norte in Peñíscola, Castellón, as the most beautiful beach in the Valencian Community. Peñíscola faced tough competition as Spain’s Valencian Community this received the highest number of blue flags (134 of 589) among all the country’s 17 autonomous communities. The […]