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The tax cuts to stop the electricity bill ‘eat’ Sánchez’s tax increase

Bruno PerezMadrid Updated:12/24/2021 03:38h Keep Related newsGovernment 1,336 million euros have already been left from the public coffers in trying to cushion the impact of the unstoppable escalation of electricity prices in the wholesale markets on the basis of tax reductions on the electricity bill of consumers, as admitted by the Ministry of Finance in the monthly collection report corresponding to the month of November that the Tax Agency has just published.The figure, which began to be counted last August when the impact of the VAT reduction of the receipt from 21% to 10% approved in June was already noticeable in the collection, coincides almost exactly with the 1,338 million euros extra that he The Government has managed to extract in the first eleven months of the ...
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Macron opens the archives of the Algerian war of independence

Juan Pedro QuiñoneroFOLLOW, CONTINUECorrespondent in Paris Updated:12/24/2021 03:31h Keep Related newsEmmanuel Macron has decided to simplify or open the files judicial of the war of independence of Algeria (1954-1962): a political minefield where the traces and bloody ghosts of various civil wars, between French, between French and Algerians, between Algerian and French ultra-nationalist terrorisms are confused. According to Louis Joxe, historian, politician, resistant, a national legend, the war of liberation in Algeria, unleashed by the National Liberation Front (FLN), took 19,166 dead in eight short years, about 500 deaths per year, more than one death per day: 2,788 Europeans, 16,378 Algerians. Another 21,151 men, women and children were injured: 7,541 Europeans and ...
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“Sánchez rewrites the past and manipulates the present”

From the «heartbreakingly beautiful» places of Numancia, to the impossible greenery of Menorca. The professor of Contemporary History tells Fernando Garcia de Cortázar (Bilbao, 1942) that this bull skin in which we spend our days resembles a thousand-piece puzzle; one that has been forged by the different traditions and classical cultures. The resulting cocktail can be enjoyed in every town, remote village and lost hole in our country. And, what is more important, it has structured Spain and has been exported to our neighbors. In short, it forms a «cultural patriotism»That must be put into vogue. "We must foster sentimental attachment to the nation through history and the incalculable treasure of our artistic and literary expressions. These confirm the existence of a personality b...
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When saber-toothed dogs and bear-dogs ruled Madrid

10 million years ago, a large freshwater lake occupied the central part of the Madrid basin. There they came to drink the Sabertooth, the bear-dogs and many other large animals. Madrid has been a territory rich in paleontological remains, and fauna fossils from between 23 and 5 million years ago have been found. Some of its deposits are of world reference. And from now on, you can learn more about this aspect at the Regional Archaeological Museum, which has just opened a room dedicated to the subject and will even change its name, becoming Regional Archaeological and Paleontological Museuml. Before, cavities were formed that acted as natural traps for the animals: moisture accumulated at the bottom, and the large mammals were the only ones who dared to enter them, without being abl...
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“It’s impossible, you have to get up at 7 and queue”

In the final stretch to Good night, the whole family has been infected. The five waited this Thursday in the endless queue that went around the block from the La Paz hospital to confirm the facts. José Carlos tested positive on Tuesday, after feeling unwell and going to the emergency room. Ana has had symptoms for a few days. Her children, the eldest 12 years old and the two twins 9 years old, had a fever the night before. "We know that we are going to test positive, but we want to do it officially, that's why we all come," says the mother, after a 50-minute wait. They still had about thirty people ahead of them. Madrid has become a kilometer long queue. Long lines in health centers, pharmacies and hospitals. To the childhood vaccination and the third doses against Covid-19, the ...
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Pleads guilty to manslaughter in boyfriend’s suicide

Are sexual perversions linked to power? 1:48 (CNN) -- Former Boston College student Inyoung You pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter in the suicide of her boyfriend Alexander Urtula, according to a joint sentencing memorandum. Suffolk County, Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Robert Ullman sentenced her to a suspended prison term of two and a half years, and ten years probation. She will not be placed in preventive detention, but if she violates her probation, the judge can impose the jail sentence in the house of correction. The first five years of that probationary period will be supervised, during which she will be required to meet a number of conditions, including that she complete community service ...
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Miami Police Arrest “Homeless Serial Killer”; I was a real estate agent

Willy Maceo Suárez is the alleged perpetrator of the murder of a homeless person and seriously injuring another. Foto: Cliff Hawkins / Getty Images Miami Police announced this Thursday the arrest of a "serial killer", Willy Maceo Suárez, as the alleged perpetrator of the murder on Tuesday of a homeless person and seriously injuring another, in separate incidents, and possibly of having killed a third last October. At a press conference this Thursday, the interim Miami Police Chief Manuel Morales identified Maceo, 25, as the author of at least the first two cases, while looking for evidence that would lead to the connection of the Hispanic with another murder with a gun in October. According to Morales, the first two events began to c...
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An ex of Ben Affleck revealed what the actor thinks about Jennifer Lopez’s butt

His name is Katie CherryShe is 35 years old, is a composer of music for films and, for a few months in 2019, had an intense romance with Ben Affleck. Now, two years after this relationship, the woman decided to give an interview in which she told details of her intimacy with the 'Pearl Harbor' actor. And something else: he revealed how Affleck defined a certain part of his current partner's anatomy, Jennifer Lopez. Cherry told part of her story with the Hollywood star in the American magazine In Touch. She said that, in June 2019, she had made contact with the interpreter of 'Batman' through the application to match singles Raya, which is a kind of Tinder for the rich and famous. “We talked on FaceTime for four months before we met in person. It was not every day, bu...
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Daunte Wright: Police who mistook a gun for a taser and killed a young black man in Minneapolis found guilty of murder

Drafting BBC News World1 hourImage source, ReutersA former police officer from Minnesota, United States, was found guilty of manslaughter for shooting a black motorist in April.Kim Potter, 49, alleged who mistakenly drew his service weapon instead of a pistol taser -which performs non-lethal electric shocks- and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright after being pulled over for a traffic violation. This death occurred at a time of great tension in the United States, while the trial for the murder of George Floyd was underway, whose death at the hands of a policeman in 2020 sparked protests across the country.Potter's conviction will be known on February 18.In four days, the 12 jurors deliberated for approximately 27 hours before reaching a decision.The first count against Potter, manslaugh...
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Record in Madrid hotels: tourists quadruple in November

Updated Friday, December 24, 2021 - 01:36The city of Madrid was the most visited destination in the country during the past monthHotel Riu Plaza Espaa in Madrid.RODRIGO JIMNEZEFEtown hall Madrid's plans to transform tourism: a hub about the city and royalty, virtual reality to promote neighborhoods and more sporting events Tourism continues to rise in the capital. November returned growth figures for visitors to the city of Madrid, where both the number of travelers and the number of guests grew by more than 440%. In addition, the capital was in November the tourist enclave with the highest number of overnight stays by travelers in Spain, with 1,366,711, 60% of them foreigners. The number of tourists staying in Madrid last November was 664,644, while in the accumulated calculation of t...