There is controversy in Spain over the use of a new translation service in the country’s upper chamber of parliament.

The Partido Popular (PP) and the  Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (Partido Socialista Obrero Español, PSOE) have agreed to rule out the possibility of launching a system of simultaneous interpretation in the Congress of Deputies similar to the one implemented by the Senate on Tuesday for the co-official languages. Read more.

See: El Mundo

Also see related article in English: BBC and  Controversy rages over translators in Spanish Senate