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Spain unclear how it will legally cancel golden visa scheme

In April of this year, Spain’s socialist government announced it would be scrapping its property-based golden visa, a scheme that grants non-EU nationals residency in Spain when they buy real estate worth €500,000. However, it’s finding it difficult how to actually legally approve this move and pass it through parliament. It’s worth noting that the […]
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Europe – from a model of democracy to a Fort Europa

Bashy Quraishy Secretary General – EMISCO -European Muslim Initiative for Social Cohesion – Strasbourg Chair-Advisory Council-ENAR – European Network Against Racism- Brussels Thierry Valle Chair – CAP Liberté de Conscience In our work with human rights, democracy, and inclusiveness in societies, we have had the possibility to exchange experiences with NGOs from Europe and
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Recentering to the right – Voxeurop

What must be, must be. The European People’s Party (right, 186 seats out of 720, nine more than in 2019) and the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (left, 137 seats, -4) came out on top in the European elections, which mobilized 51 percent of eligible voters (or around 183 million people) across the continent […]
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Is La Rioja’s Wine Battle the wildest party in Spain?

For the last three centuries, revellers have gathered in the town of Haro, La Rioja (northeast Spain), every June 29th for La Batalla del Vino – literally, the Battle of Wine. And it’s no surprise, as Haro is known as ‘the Capital of Rioja wine’.  Advertisement Dressed all in white with red neckerchiefs, thousands of participants […]