Spain Reforms To Raise $69 Billion

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government's most recent reforms will slash 56.4 billion euros ($69 billion) from the public deficit in the next two and a half years, an official document showed on Saturday, leaving a gap to be filled by taxes on energy.

Sections:  news   world   
  • Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires
    World's richest man got richer with $79. billion in 2015. More
  • US medicine spending shows rare dip
    Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion
    According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
  • US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012
    Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
  • Coronavirus: NY governor seeks to buy Covid vaccines directly from Pfizer — as it happened
    Vaccine access puts world on ‘brink of catastrophic moral failure’, says WHO. UK government to pilot 24-hour vaccinations in London. India vaccinates another 17,072 people amid questions about whether ...
    01/19/2021 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • Coronavirus live news: China builds quarantine centre for 4,000 people; Germany extends lockdown
    China builds Covid-19 quarantine centre for Shijiazhuang; Germany extending lockdown until mid-February, with new rules on masks ...
    01/19/2021 - 2:45 am | View Link
  • There Was a 'Sexualized Atmosphere' at This French Label — Until Employees Spoke Up
    After a rapper was accused of rape, Because Music owner Emmanuel de Buretel launched an internal investigation and enacted reforms at the French company ... monitored by a professional outside coach, ...
    01/17/2021 - 5:51 pm | View Link
  • Strikes spread across Spain as anger mounts at COVID-19 herd immunity policy
    Iglesias is signalling to CCOO and UGT that they have to let off steam, especially after the PSOE-Podemos government announced it is preparing to cut pensions and raise the retirement age to 67 ...
    01/3/2021 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • UK economists’ survey: recovery will be slower than in peer countries
    Economists expect the UK economic recovery in 2021 to be slower than in peer countries, because of a lower starting point, a larger services sector, low business investment and the impact of Brexit. A ...
    01/3/2021 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • More


Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News