Inside Spain (21 July-20 September 2021)

Spain evacuates 2,200 people from Afghanistan, praised by EU and US

Government hits target of fully vaccinating 70% of population

Protracted talks begin with Catalan secessionists

Staycation rescues key tourism sector from fall in international visitors, inflation surges

Minimum wage to rise 1.6% to €1,125

Inside Spain (23 June-20 July, 2021)

India pips Spain in Elcano Global Presence Index.

Sánchez reshuffles his cabinet.

COVID-19 incidence rate surges sixfold in a month.

International tourism receipts set to fall by €20 billion in summer months.

Volkswagen moves to establish e-mobility hub.

Inside Spain (13 April-11 May)

Morocco protests over Spain’s hospitalisation of independence leader.

Resounding victory for Popular Party in Madrid election.

Six-month state of emergency ends, pandemic vaccination roll-out gathers pace.

Government meets EU deadline for submitting recovery fund spending plan.

Bank of Spain in gloomy warning of plight of the young.

Top three banks seek 14,800 job cuts.

Inside Spain (16 March-13 April)

Sánchez visits Africa in bid to curb migrants’ influx and boost economic links.

Squabbling Catalan independence parties fail to agree a new government.

Madrid heads to polls next month in bitter snap election.

Grappling with a fourth coronavirus wave.

Jobless inches down, IMF raises growth.

Inside Spain (16 February-16 March)

Tax treaty with Gibraltar comes into force.

European Parliament strips Puigdemont of immunity, opening path to extradition.

Deputy PM Iglesias to run in snap Madrid regional election.

COVID incidence rate plummets, but restrictions remain in place.

Unemployment above 4 million, OECD lifts growth forecast.

Iberdrola and VW plan electric-car production.

Inside Spain (18 January-15 February)

Official Development Aid to double.

Socialists win Catalan election but separatist parties boost their overall majority.

Spain slips in EIU Democracy Index but is still a ‘full democracy’.

Tourism prospects threaten to weaken economic recovery.

Navantia wins US navy contract.

Inside Spain (17 November-16 December)

COVID-19 incidence rate drops to almost 200, but still far from target of 25.

New education law reignites language wars.

Pro-independence Catalan parties set to win 50% of votes in upcoming election.

Government secures sufficient votes for parliament’s approval of 2021 budget.

Spain in 14th position in new human development index.