Spain, Denmark oppose EU green label for gas, nuclear

Spain and Denmark reiterated Monday their opposition to plans by the European Union to label gas and nuclear energy projects as green investments, an issue that has divided the bloc. The two nations believe such a move would send “the wrong message to investors and society as a whole”, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told […]

Daniel Miranda aspires to be like his grandfather Philippe Lhuillier someday

It has been a week since Daniel Miranda visited his grandfather, Ambassador of the Philippines to Spain, Philippe Lhuillier. They two looked alike, just generations apart. “Hope to be the same as you in the next years to come ???,” Daniel shared his vision in the caption of his Instagram post. He was happy to […]

King of Spain tests positive for Covid-19: royal palace

Spain’s King Felipe VI has tested positive for Covid-19 but is experiencing only mild symptoms, the royal palace said Wednesday. The 54-year-old monarch tested positive on Wednesday morning “after experiencing mild symptoms the night before”, it said in a statement. “His Majesty’s general state of health is good and he will keep up his institutional […]

Spain to drop obligatory use of masks outdoors

Spain will end the mandatory use of face masks outdoors on February 8, a minister said Friday, ending a measure reimposed in late December to tackle a surge in Omicron cases. The measure will be approved at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, Health Minister Carolina Darias told Cadena Ser radio. Spain first imposed obligatory mask-wearing outdoors in […]

Daniel Miranda and family visit grandfather Philippe Lhuillier in Spain

What an honor! Actress Sofia Andres took to Instagram to share that her little family was welcomed by Philippine Ambassador to Spain Philippe Lhuillier at the Philippine Embassy in Spain. Ambassador Philippe is the grandfather of Sofia’s partner Daniel Miranda. The couple took their daughter Zoe with them who was very excited to meet her […]

Spain fell well short of tourism target in 2021

Spain’s vital tourism industry greeted 31.1 million foreign visitors last year, well below pre-pandemic levels and far short of the government’s target, official statistics showed Wednesday. The figure from the National Statistics Institute was 64 percent higher than in 2020, when the pandemic decimated the travel sector worldwide as countries imposed lockdowns and closed their […]

Spain’s Princess Cristina, husband announce split

Spain’s Princess Cristina and her husband Inaki Urdangarin, who was jailed in 2018 for fraud, announced Monday they have separated after he was photographed holding hands with another woman. “By mutual agreement, we have decided to put our marriage on hold,” the couple said in a joint statement sent to Spanish news agency EFE, without […]

Spain tourism sector hopes to turn page on gloomy 2021

Tourism activity remained muted in Spain last year, well below its pre-pandemic levels, industry experts said Thursday, predicting a stronger recovery this year once the Omicron wave passes. In total, tourism generated 88.5 billion euros in Spain in 2021, an increase of 36 billion euros on the figure for 2020, but some 43 percent lower […]