¿Qué? podcast, S02E08: The end of Madrid’s low-emissions zone?

This week we discuss plans by the new mayor of the capital to ditch a scheme aimed at reducing pollution, and also examine an app that was used to spy on Spanish bars

Pedestrians cross Gran Vía avenue, which is part of the Madrid Central zone.
Pedestrians cross Gran Vía avenue, which is part of the Madrid Central zone.ÁLVARO GARCÍA

This week on our ¿Qué? podcast, we examine the first measures taken by the incoming Popular Party mayor of the Spanish capital, which include plans to dismantle the Madrid Central low-emissions zone, as well as the removal of signs protesting against domestic violence

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We also discuss an application used by Spain’s La Liga soccer league to sniff out pirated match broadcasts, and examine Netflix’s first original Spanish documentary, The Alcàsser Murders.

¿Qué? is a podcast that tries to explain to an English-speaking audience the curious, the under-reported and sometimes simply bizarre news stories that are often in the headlines in Spain.

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