Spain’s public deficit meets EU limit for first time in over a decade

Spain’s public deficit meets EU limit for first time in over a decade

Spain's budget deficit fell below the European Union's limit of 3.0 percent of economic output last year for the first time in over a decade, the government said on Friday.

Spain ‘broadly’ passes budget test, EU says, but could do better

Spain ‘broadly’ passes budget test, EU says, but could do better

IMF urges Spain to raise VAT, cut spending and push labour reform

IMF urges Spain to raise VAT, cut spending and push labour reform

Spain raises tax on fags, booze and sugary drinks in pledge to meet EU deficit target

Spain raises tax on fags, booze and sugary drinks in pledge to meet EU deficit target

Ten months with no govt yet Spain’s economy still growing

Ten months with no govt yet Spain’s economy still growing

Spain’s parliament approves deficit reduction measures

Spain’s parliament approves deficit reduction measures

Spain admits it will miss budget deficit targets… Again

Spain admits it will miss budget deficit targets… Again

Spain is officially off the hook over budget deficit breach

Spain is officially off the hook over budget deficit breach

Spain escapes fine from EU over excessive deficit

Spain escapes fine from EU over excessive deficit

Spain proposes tax hike to dodge EU deficit penalty

Spain proposes tax hike to dodge EU deficit penalty

EU starts sanctions procedure against Spain over deficit

EU starts sanctions procedure against Spain over deficit

Spain should be fined over its deficit says EU Commissioner

Spain should be fined over its deficit says EU Commissioner

Spain’s public debt surpasses 100 percent in record high

Spain’s public debt surpasses 100 percent in record high

Spain to overshoot deficit target… for 8th year running

Spain to overshoot deficit target… for 8th year running

Spain’s budget deficit isn’t as bad as first thought

Spain’s budget deficit isn’t as bad as first thought

Over optimistic Spain misses deficit target… again

Over optimistic Spain misses deficit target… again

Spain ‘very confident’ deficit targets will be met in face of EU scepticism

Spain ‘very confident’ deficit targets will be met in face of EU scepticism

Brussels hands bullish Spain official warning over deficit targets

Brussels hands bullish Spain official warning over deficit targets

Spain expected to be a top job creator in 2016

Spain expected to be a top job creator in 2016

Road to recovery? Poor get poorer in Spain

Road to recovery? Poor get poorer in Spain

Spain still holds one of highest deficits in EU

Spain still holds one of highest deficits in EU

Spain recovery drives up trade deficit

Spain recovery drives up trade deficit

Spain barely misses 2013 deficit target

Spain barely misses 2013 deficit target

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Spain hits 2013 debt market targets

Spain way off on deficit targets: EU

Spain way off on deficit targets: EU

Export boom set to erase Spain’s trade deficit

Export boom set to erase Spain’s trade deficit

Spain hits 2013 deficit targets six months early

Spain hits 2013 deficit targets six months early

‘There is no quick fix for Spain’s problems’

‘There is no quick fix for Spain’s problems’

Spain sees record drop in jobless numbers in June

Spain sees record drop in jobless numbers in June

Key credit agency talks down Spanish recovery

Key credit agency talks down Spanish recovery

Spain wins extra time from EU in deficit war

Spain wins extra time from EU in deficit war

Spain’s students cut class in budget protest

Spain’s students cut class in budget protest

‘Nobody wants to be like Spain now’

‘Nobody wants to be like Spain now’

‘We can’t have Europe’s youth not working’

‘We can’t have Europe’s youth not working’

Spanish leaders hail ‘lower’ jobless rate

Spanish leaders hail ‘lower’ jobless rate

Spanish PM defends ‘smoother’ deficit plans

Spanish PM defends ‘smoother’ deficit plans

Brussels casts doubt on Spain’s deficit plans

Brussels casts doubt on Spain’s deficit plans

Spain’s economy shrinks in first quarter

Spain’s economy shrinks in first quarter

Spain tops European 2012 deficit rankings

Spain tops European 2012 deficit rankings

Spain revises up 2012 deficit figure

Spain revises up 2012 deficit figure

Spain’s exports help narrow deficit in January

Spain’s exports help narrow deficit in January

Spanish unions reject budget adjustment demanded by EU

Spanish unions reject budget adjustment demanded by EU

EU moves closer to fining Spain for 2015 overspend

EU moves closer to fining Spain for 2015 overspend

Spain wins reprieve on deficits from EU

Spain wins reprieve on deficits from EU

Spain at risk of EU reprimand for overspending ahead of the election

Spain at risk of EU reprimand for overspending ahead of the election

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Spain eyes EU leeway on deficit targets