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Spanish rail company wins €5.6 billion contract to operate high-speed network in the United States

Publié sur: https://english.elpais.com/economy_and_business/2020-02-21/spanish-rail-company-wins-56-billion-contract-to-operate-high-speed-network-in-the-united-states.htmlRenfe will be responsible for the line between Houston and Dallas in what will be the largest ever deal reached by a state-owned company outside of SpainSpain’s state-owned rail company Renfe has won a $6 billion (€5.56 billion) contract to operate a high-speed train line between the cities of Dallas and Houston in the United States – the biggest contract ever secured by a Spanish public company outside of Spain, according to a press release issued by the firm on Wednesday.The contract, details of which were published by Spanish [...]

Gibraltar, fishing and migrant rights: Spain’s post-Brexit red lines

https://english.elpais.com/brexit/2020-01-30/gibraltar-fishing-and-migrant-rights-spains-post-brexit-red-lines.html#?sma=newsletter_inenglish20200131mPM Pedro Sánchez is meeting on Thursday with the European Union’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, to discuss the future relationship between the UK and the blocSpain has set down its red lines for the ambitious negotiation over the relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom after Britain leaves the 28-country bloc on Friday, a process commonly known as Brexit. The EU’s chief negotiator for the process, Michel Barnier, will visit Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Thursday to discuss Spain’s priorities going into this new stage. Protecting [...]

Spanish nationality: on the road to a new law for the descendants

The agreements of the newly formed coalition government between PSOE and Unidas Podemos could allow a significant change in the acquisition of the Spanish nationality. Indeed, the new government’s program of agreement includes a measure to recognize Spanish nationality for people whose parents are Spanish but born abroad. The idea is to offer the possibility to any Spanish descendant, son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter, in the case that one of their relatives was born abroad. Even if the proposal still raises issues, the original text states: “the Spanish nationality will be [...]