Outgoing Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (G) and Vice President Carmen Calvo at a plenary session in Parliament in Madrid on September 11, 2019.

Spain will Return to the Polls for the Fourth Time in Four Years

The head of the Socialist government Pedro Sanchez failed to obtain the necessary support for his reappointment to power in Spain. Spain will return to the polls on Sunday 10th November 2019 for the fourth time in four years, the head of the socialist government Pedro Sanchez failed to obtain the necessary support for his reappointment to power. […]

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750 million euros for emergencies: the 12 measures proposed by the government

750 Million Euros for Emergencies: 12 Measures Proposed by the Government

On Monday 9th September 2019, Health Minister Agnès Buzyn detailed a vast plan for emergency services on strike for almost six months, Accused by the unprecedented strike affecting the emergency services for nearly six months, the Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn detailed Monday 9th September 2019 a “refoundation pact” of 750 million euros over three years, but not providing […]

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Economists advising Government advocate legalisation of cannabis

Cannabis: Economists Encourage Government to Legalise

Economists to advise the Prime Minister issue a report Thursday 20th June 2019, advocating the legalization of cannabis. But the government does not seem ready. The legalization of cannabis, a means of “regaining control” in the face of the “failure” of repression? This is the thesis defended by economists in charge of advising the Prime Minister, in a report published Thursday, […]

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Christophe Castaner says he is open to a debate on quotas for immigration

Immigration: Christophe Castaner says he is Open to a Debate on Quotas

The Minister of the Interior does not rule out the question of quotas being posed for “other modes of legal immigration”, apart from the right of asylum. The Minister of the Interior refutes the idea of ​​establishing quotas on the right of asylum but does not exclude that the question is asked for “other modes of legal […]

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Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on June 12, 2019 at the National Assembly.

Tax cuts, PMAs, Unemployment, Retirement: What to Remember from Edouard Philippe’s Speech

The Prime Minister was speaking to the Assembly on Wednesday 12th June 2019 for his second general policy speech, which is to launch the works of Act II of the government “For two years now we have been governing and there is always urgency,” said Edouard Philippe in the preamble of his second policy statement on Wednesday, […]

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The social security deficit will widen in 2019

Social security: The Deficit will Plummet Again in 2019, According to the Commission des Comptes

SOCIAL: The deficit of the Social Security “would widen” between 1.7 and 4.4 billion euros The budget of the  Secu still has the lead in the wing. Returning last year to its lowest level in two decades, the deficit “would widen” again in 2019, between 1.7 and 4.4 billion euros, according to a summary of the Accounts Committee, […]

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The measure will apply from the end of 2021 for products with a "REP" collection and recycling system. And end 2023 "at the latest" for others.

Waste: Destruction of Non-Food Items is Going to be Banned

For Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, this measure taken by a government would be a “world first.” The destruction of non-food items (clothing, household appliances, hygiene or beauty products, etc.), one of the emblematic cases of waste, will be banned within two to four years in France, announced Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Prime Minister. Minister Edouard Philippe. This measure, presented as a […]

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The National Assembly is examining the mobility bill

Bike, carpool, 80 km/h … the Assembly is Examining the Mobility Bill

MPs begin the review of the draft mobility Bill, which includes a package for greener commuting and taxation of air transport. The National Assembly seizes Monday, June 3, 2019 the sprawling text of law on mobility, which promises jousting around the easing of 80 km/h speed limit and taxation of air transport. Already passed in the Senate at […]

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The Senate examines Tuesday and Wednesday at first reading the proposed GAFA tax on the digital giants,

The “Gafa Tax” Validated by the Senate to Impose on the Digital Giants

The GAFA tax that must target the digital giants such as Facebook and Google has been validated by the Senate Wednesday 22nd May, 2019. Members and senators still have to agree. The majority Senate on the right has voted by show of hands, on the night of Tuesday, May 21 to Wednesday, May 22, 2019, […]

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Electricity prices will rise 5.9% on June 1st

Electricity: Prices will Increase by 5.9% on June 1st

The increase of 5.9% for electricity was proposed by the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) in February, but the government has postponed this increase of three months, the maximum delay Regulated electricity tariffs are to increase by 5.9% as of 1 June, according to a government document consulted by AFP on Wednesday. The government submitted Tuesday to the Higher Energy Council […]

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