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Madrid stems out pollution from cars that are a legacy of Spain's slump

The decline in investment in new cars is one reason that Madrilenos must now increasingly endure the "black beret", or the pall of pollution that forms over the city during clear weather conditions.


FUMES belching from ageing cars are part of the legacy of Spain's economic slump, as Madrid steps up its efforts to contain traffic pollution.

Madrid city council last week stopped cars with even-numbered licence plates from entering the central city zone for a day and also...

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