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The government of Andorra says that the proposed airport in the country “does not meet the international flight safety”

“No” to the proposed Grau Roig airport: The Minister of the Presidency, Economy and Business of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo, presented the conclusions of the report of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) commissioned by the Government to assess the feasibility of building an airport in the Bosc de Moretó and has ruled out continuing with …

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BBVA will cut 2935 jobs across Spain

The bank will cut 2935 jobs across Spain

It will see BBVA’s workforce cut by around 10%, rather than the 15% originally planned.

Catalonia is the territory with the largest number of redundancies planned, with 1001 representing over a third (34%) of the total. It will see 183 branches closed, out of a total of 480 across …

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Temporary assistance in Andorra ends with a deadline of 31st December given the persistence of the health emergency situation

Phase four of exceptional measures to alleviate the situation caused by COVID-19 in Andorra continues to support the economic and social fabric of the country – especially those companies that had their activities compulsorily closed and those most affected by the decreed measures. The new bill of Andorra provides for temporary assistance starting on 1st …

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Caixabank plans to lay off 18% of staff, it will be the third largest cuts in Spain and the biggest in the history of the financial sector

Financial institution intends to close 1,534 offices across Spain

This comes barely one month after it confirmed its merger with Bankia, on March 26, which made it Spain’s largest lender.

Before the merger, both companies employed over 50,000 people (35,000 at Caixabank and 15,000 at Bankia).

Caixabank is now the largest bank in Spain with around 20 million …

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Barcelona aims to create 100,000 jobs in 20 new projects over next decade

“Barcelona wants to be the engine of the country’s economic prosperity again,” deputy mayor Jaume Collboni said at the opening of the Barcelona reAct conference.

The local council also aims to “transform” the economic model of the Catalan capital to leave “uncontrolled speculation” behind and “win the future” with a commitment to inclusive and equitable growth …

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Half a million Catalans still left without work

There are now 505,900 jobless in Catalonia, an increase of 21.31% compared to the same month last year

Unemployment fell by 6,390 during the month of March compared to February, leaving a total of 505,900 people without work – a monthly decrease of 1.25% – according to figures released by the ministry of labour.

These figures represent …

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