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Spain’s unemployment rate edges up


July 28th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Spain's economic crisis continued to take its toll on employment in the second quarter, with the jobless rate edging up to 24.6 percent overall and more ... Read more...

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Spanish government approves austerity package


July 14th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Spain's conservative Popular Party government has approved a new austerity package, its fourth in seven months, saying the measures it contains are justified by the country's ... Read more...

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Spanish government prods banks to modify mortgages


March 11th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish banks that voluntarily sign on to a newly approved code of good practices will be required to restructure the mortgage debts of certain distressed borrowers ... Read more...

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Spain faces recession, growing unemployment in 2012


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Spain's gross domestic product will shrink 1.7 percent this year and the jobless rate will climb to 24.3 percent, the government said Friday.Those are the assumptions ... Read more...

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Spain to crack down on tax evasion


January 7th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government has said it will step up the fight against tax evasion in a bid to raise an additional 8.2 billion euros (around $10 ... Read more...

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US launches hotline for detained immigrants


December 31st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement department has launched a telephone hotline for immigrants detained in the country to inform them of their rights and allow ... Read more...

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Researchers stumble across people who ‘hear’ movement


August 7th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Individuals with synesthesia or 'cross activated senses' perceive the world in a different way and unlike any of us they can hear movement. They perceive numbers or letters ... Read more...

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Researchers discover individuals who ”hear” movement


August 7th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): People with synesthesia have their senses cross-activated, and hence they might perceive numbers or letters as having colours or days of the week as possessing personalities. But ... Read more...

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