Investigations and stories about the performance of public administration, its expenditures (budgets and grants) and about public policies and how these affect citizens.
Europe welcomes Ukrainian refugees with an asylum system that averages more than 15 months of delay
Ukrainian refugees now arrive under the aegis of the ultra-fast special protection system, but regular reception centres are piling up hundreds of thousands of applications and rejecting many.
Spanish court rejects opening code for automated public decisions
The sentence sets a precedent on the transparency of source code for software and algorithms developed by Spanish public entities.
Half of the European countries levy the same VAT on sanitary towels and tampons as on tobacco, beer and wine
The Spanish government has announced its intention to reduce VAT on sanitary towels and tampons in the 2019 budget. Since 2007, European law allows a reduction to the so-called Tampon Tax, although countries such as Hungary, Switzerland and Denmark continue to apply a general rate on such products.
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Defense inflates its budget by more than one billion and total expenditure reaches 2012 levels
As with every year, the figures agreed on in the General State Budget do not correspond with actual expenditure.