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Western Sahara independence leader to leave Spain soon amid diplomatic row

Jun 01 2021

MADRID (Reuters) -Polisario Front leader Brahim Ghali, who has been treated for COVID-19 in Spain for more than a month, was to leave the country within hours, a Spanish diplomatic source and a source close to Ghali said late on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Spain's eDreams says bookings up sharply since April in good news for airlines

May 27 2021

* Recovery in bookings heralds recovery of airline passengers

Spain to trial mixing COVID-19 vaccines after restricting AstraZeneca shot

Apr 19 2021

MADRID (Reuters) -Spain will study the effects of mixing different coronavirus vaccines, government researchers said on Monday, responding to shifting guidelines on the safety of the AstraZeneca's shot.

UPDATE 1-Spain's Opdenergy aims to raise 400 mln euros in IPO

Apr 08 2021

MADRID, April 8 Spanish renewable energy company Opdenergy will seek to raise 400 million euros ($474.8 million) in a stock market listing to finance new solar and wind power projects, it said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Spain's Caixabank expects to reach job cuts deal with unions by end of Q2

Mar 26 2021

MADRID, March 26 Spain's Caixabank expects to reach a deal with labour unions in the next few months on job cuts related to its merger with smaller rival Bankia, CEO Gonzalo Gortazar said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Bankinter to spin off list insurer Linea Directa in late April

Mar 23 2021

MADRID, March 23 Spanish bank Bankinter said on Tuesday it cleared all regulatory hurdles to spin off its insurance unit Linea Directa and list its shares on the market in late April.

BBVA's CEO says main risk in Turkey is forex, cenbank chief sacking not affecting operations

Mar 23 2021

MADRID The main risk in Turkey is forex, and BBVA is prepared to handle that, the Spanish bank's chief executive Onur Genc said on Tuesday, adding that it was invested in Turkey for the long term and the dismissal of the central bank chief would not affect that.

Spain to keep using AstraZeneca vaccine, no blood clot cases reported

Mar 11 2021

MADRID Spain has registered no cases of blood clots related to AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine so far and will continue administering the shot, Health Minister Carolina Darias said on Thursday.

Spain's Zendal interested in producing Sputnik V vaccine, government says

Mar 10 2021

MADRID Spanish biopharmaceutical group Zendal wrote to Spain's industry minister declaring its interest in producing Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in the country, an industry ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Spain bans Madrid Women's Day marches, limits Easter travel

Mar 08 2021

(This March 4 story has been refiled to correct paragraph 7 to show Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez did not join cabinet members in marching last year)

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