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Mariano Rajoy asserts that Spain "wants to be at the forefront in the commitment" to fight against climate change

25/05/2017. The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, during the inauguration of the Workshop entitled "Spain, United for Climate", pointed out that the Climate Change and Energy Transition Act must be passed during the present term of office. He also announced a new renewable energies auction for 3,000 MW.

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  • 25/05/2017

    ​Spanish economy posts 3% growth in first quarter due to investment and exports

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    According to the National Accounting data published by the INE, the Spanish economy posted an annual growth rate of 3% in the first quarter of the year and 0.8% quarter-on-quarter, one-tenth higher than in the previous quarter. This reflects a continuation of the strong economic growth due, in part, to investment and translates into the creation of 435,000 full-time equivalent jobs over the last year.

  • 25/05/2017

    ​The frigate 'Canarias' has now rescued more than 3,000 people off the coast of Libya

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    The Spanish Navy frigate 'Canarias', deployed in the Central Mediterranean within the framework of the EUNAVFORMED Sophia European Union naval force, took part on the afternoon of Wednesday, 24 May, in the rescue of two vessels that had gone adrift, one being an inflatable vessel and another a larger wooden vessel, saving a total of 282 migrants.

  • 25/05/2017

    Contributory pensions amount to 8.72 billion euros in May

    The monthly total of contributory pensions paid out by the Spanish Social Security system amounted to 8.72 billion euros at 1 May. The year-on-year increase stands at 3.01%.

  • 24/05/2017

    5.6 billion euros per year spent on cosmopolitan tourism in Spain

    The Ministry for Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda (through Turespaña) and the Region of Madrid have held the first Cosmopolitan Segment Promotion Conference, an event aimed at the tourism sector that seeks to present the characteristics and profile of this specific market segment.

Mariano Rajoy Brey. President of the Government
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