Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Chief Day by day Briefing – Tuesday 13 February 2024

On Tuesday the thirteenth, the ILO unemployment fee can be revealed in each France and the UK, which within the latter case has remained secure in current months at 4.2% of the lively inhabitants. On the identical time, we may also study in regards to the ZEW Survey in Germany, which can be key to understanding the evaluation of the financial scenario of the main European energy. The newest knowledge proceed to substantiate the persistence of its industrial disaster, the deterioration of its industrial actual property sector and the affect on its international sector of the slowdown in China.

In Spain right this moment, ordinary abuser on trial, Council of Ministers to approve social housing inventory plan, one other record-breaking month for air journey, and eight p.c much less rain than regular.

Information from Round Spain

The Provincial Courtroom of León will hear proof from right this moment towards a 53-year-old man accused of ordinary abuse within the household and a continued minor crime of unfair harassment of his spouse and their daughter in Bierzo For which the Prosecutor’s Workplace requests six years in jail and the fee of compensation of three,000 euro to every sufferer, along with the prices of the method.

The Council of Ministers are set to approve a 2 billion euro enhance to social housing right this moment, rising the accessible inventory at inexpensive costs. The President of the Authorities, Pedro Sánchez, introduced the plan on Saturday, leading to criticism from the opposition because it was through the Galician election rounds.

The airports within the Aena community in Spain have closed the primary month of 2024 with a historic document for passengers and cargo within the month of January, thus sustaining the upward pattern of a lot of final yr. In January 2024, Aena acquired 18,667,212 passengers, 10.3% greater than in the identical month of 2023; managed 165,909 plane actions, 6% greater than in 2023; and 91,752 tons of merchandise have been moved, 23.1% greater than final yr. Though January figures are nonetheless pending, air pollution sensible, in December, CO2 emissions have been up 13% general, and air pollution per departure elevated by 5% in December.

The nationwide common worth of amassed rainfall from the start of the hydrological yr (October 1, 2023) till February 6 is estimated at 278 l/m2, which represents round 8% lower than the conventional worth comparable to mentioned interval (302 l/m2). The amassed quantities are beneath their regular values within the jap third and within the southern half of the Peninsula, particularly within the east the place lower than 1 / 4 of the typical rainfall between 1991-2020 has been recorded.

Be Cautious Out There!

A key day in Spain this week is Tuesday, as Tuesday the thirteenth stokes the identical concern in lots of as a Friday with the identical date in different nations. Mars, the Roman god of warfare, from which Martes will get its title, dictates Tuesday is dominated by the crimson planet, that of destruction, blood and violence. Moreover, legend says that on Tuesday the thirteenth, the confusion of languages occurred on the Tower of Babel.

In Spain, the day is summed up by the saying, “On Tuesday the thirteenth, neither get married, nor embark, nor depart your own home”.

Visitors and Journey Replace

Additionally this week, Tuesday is perhaps unfortunate for passengers flying between the UK and Spain, as a navy train involving stay missile firing is happening over the Bay of Biscay from Tuesday to Thursday. Flights will due to this fact be diverted to keep away from the realm, which may lead to delays, notably on the routes to the Canary Islands, however mainland Spain is also affected.

Regionally, there are highway closures in Guardamar del Segura and across the Park of Nations in Torrevieja, with diversions in place.

On This Day

2004, the digital DNI is launched in Spain.

2003, in Madrid, a medical workforce manages to switch the thoracic aorta with a prosthesis in a 64-year-old affected person.

1997, the Spanish Congress approves the Telecommunications Liberalisation Invoice and units the situations for the second phone operator in Spain (Retevisión, later to grow to be a part of Orange).

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