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Sowing divisions, Franco exhumation plan looms over Spanish election

10 Apr 2019

SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL, Spain The Valley of the Fallen outside Madrid seems peaceful enough on a sunny spring day but, with national elections just around the corner, its distinction as the burial place of Francisco Franco has turned it into a political battleground. | Video

IMF'S Lagarde says messy Brexit could have 'significant consequences'

01 Mar 2019

LISBON A messy Brexit could have "significant consequences" and represents the biggest short-term risk to the British economy, although all Brexit outcomes imply costs, IMF chief

Portugal's economy: an express train at risk of derailing

15 Feb 2019

LISBON The passengers on a night train chugging along Portugal's northern coast last month got the fright of their lives when the 40-year-old locomotive's diesel engine literally fell off.

UPDATE 2-Elliott proposes 'superior' plan for Portuguese utility EDP

14 Feb 2019

* Proposes sale of Brazil operation, Iberian thermal holdings

UPDATE 3-Spain's Caixabank lags BBVA in fourth quarter, knocking shares

01 Feb 2019

MADRID, Feb 1 Caixabank lagged its larger Spanish rival BBVA in the fourth quarter, reporting higher provisions and a sharp net profit fall which wiped more than seven percent off its shares.

Ride-hailing companies suspend Barcelona services after new regulations

31 Jan 2019

MADRID Ride-hailing companies Uber and Cabify are to suspend their services in Barcelona in response to the regional government's imposition of limits on how they operate in the city.

Santander still talking to Orcel, profit lifted by Brazil

30 Jan 2019

MADRID Spain's Santander said on Wednesday it is still in contact with Andrea Orcel, the Italian banker seeking compensation after the bank withdrew an offer to make him its chief executive, but would stick with its existing CEO.

Portugal promises no visas for Britons in any no-deal Brexit

17 Jan 2019

LISBON Britons living in Portugal will keep their residency rights and tourists won't need a visa even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and Lisbon hopes Britain would offer the same benefits to Portuguese citizens, Economy Minister Pedro Siza Vieira said.

Portugal promises no visas for Britons in any no-deal Brexit

17 Jan 2019

LISBON Britons living in Portugal will keep their residency rights and tourists won't need a visa even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and Lisbon hopes Britain would offer the same benefits to Portuguese citizens, Economy Minister Pedro Siza Vieira said.

INTERVIEW-Portugal vows no visas for Britons in no-deal Brexit -minister

17 Jan 2019

LISBON, Jan 17 Britons living in Portugal will keep their residency rights and tourists won't need a visa even in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and Lisbon hopes Britain would offer the same benefits to Portuguese citizens, Economy Minister Pedro Siza Vieira said.

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