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# madrid - Monday 20 November, 2017

From The42 'A massive step' - 8 counties represented in historic camogie All-Star trip to Madrid Camogie On Tour

'A massive step' - 8 counties represented in historic camogie All-Star trip to Madrid

‘It’s a really positive step in the right direction.’

# madrid - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From The42 The forgotten Madrid team - Getting to the heart of Rayo Vallecano's working class heroes Football Hipsters

The forgotten Madrid team - Getting to the heart of Rayo Vallecano's working class heroes

Irish journalist Robbie Dunne has written a book about what makes Los Franjirrojos special.

# madrid - Saturday 21 October, 2017

# madrid - Monday 16 October, 2017

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

# madrid - Monday 2 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# madrid - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Catalan government says 465 injured in clashes with Spanish police

Spain’s central government is staunchly against the region’s independence vote, which has been ruled unconstitutional by the courts.

# madrid - Friday 29 September, 2017

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote

Authorities in Madrid have instructed police to ensure no votes are cast in Sunday’s vote.

# madrid - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Catalan crisis: 'State of emergency' as Madrid cracks down on referendum by rounding up officials

Madrid is trying to prevent a 1 October plebiscite being held.

# madrid - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From The42 Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph Double Grand Tour

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph

The English rider became just the third rider in history to win both Grand Tours in the same year.

# madrid - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

Five paintings by the British artist were stolen from the home of a friend of Bacon in July 2015.

# madrid - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Manspreading is now banned on buses in Madrid

Buses have been kitted out with stickers banning the habit

# madrid - Friday 9 June, 2017

Madrid is putting up signs to stop 'el manspreading' on its buses

The company said that this would be similar to what already exists in other transport systems worldwide.

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain

A referendum is set to be held on 1 October.

# madrid - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 Murray slump continues with shock exit while coach-less Djokovic advances On The Slide

Murray slump continues with shock exit while coach-less Djokovic advances

The Scot’s form struggles are a concern just weeks out from the French Open.

# madrid - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 Baku and Madrid go head-to-head to host Champions League final First-Timers

Baku and Madrid go head-to-head to host Champions League final

There will be a straight shootout between two cities with contrasting football histories for the right to host the prestigious event in 2019.

# madrid - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Disabled people stage protest against Ryanair in Spain for 'systematic discrimination'

A statement from the airline said the claims were untrue and that the protest was baseless.

# madrid - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage'

Catalonia’s regional parliament voted to abolish bullfighting from January 1, 2012 after animal rights groups garnered 180,000 signatures for a petition.

# madrid - Sunday 18 September, 2016

The bodies of 2 adults and 2 children found hacked to pieces near Madrid

The alert was sounded in the morning by one neighbour who smelt a strange odour emanating from the house, police said.

# madrid - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport Ryanair This post contains videos

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport

The Bolivian national now faces a hefty fine.

# madrid - Sunday 10 July, 2016

A bullfighter was gored to death on live television in Spain

It’s the first death of a matador in over 30 years.

# madrid - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Man arrested after live-streaming himself driving at 195 km/h in Spain

The police say it’s the first time that someone has been arrested in Spain for a crime involving Periscope.

# madrid - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

After 134 days without a government, Spain's king has had enough

And you thought we were bad?

# madrid - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From The42 New footage shows PSV fans forcing beggars to do press-ups for small change Disgraceful

New footage shows PSV fans forcing beggars to do press-ups for small change

The Dutch club have said they will do anything to find the people responsible.

# madrid - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From The42 Ahead of Champions League tie, PSV fans engage in disgusting behaviour in Madrid Horrible This post contains videos

Ahead of Champions League tie, PSV fans engage in disgusting behaviour in Madrid

The group humiliated a group of women who were begging at local hub Plaza Mayor.

# madrid - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Spanish councillor faces year in prison for 2011 topless protest

27-year-old Rita Maestre went on trial for her role in the protest when she was still a university student.

# madrid - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Two puppeteers have been arrested for ‘glorifying terrorism’

Other scenes in their show – like the hanging of a judge and the rape of a nun – also shocked the audience.

# madrid - Monday 2 November, 2015

The queue for Penneys in Madrid is around the corner and absolutely insane

And this is JUST TO GET IN THE DOOR.

From The Daily Edge The queue for Penneys in Madrid is absolutely batshit insane Gracias Penneys

The queue for Penneys in Madrid is absolutely batshit insane

And this is JUST TO GET IN THE DOOR.

# madrid - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Penneys flagship store opened in Madrid today and here's what it looks like

The store is located in one of the most iconic buildings on Madrid’s Gran Vía.

# madrid - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Tanorexia: Some people steal money from their parents to go 'indoor tanning'

It’s still a problem, despite new rules for sunbeds.

# madrid - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Ronaldo's mother stopped at Madrid airport with €55,000 in handbag

It was a LITTLE over the €10,000 passengers are allowed to take out of Spain without declaring it.

# madrid - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Cuban flight takes off after passengers stranded in Shannon overnight

They spent five hours aboard the plane on the tarmac, before being allowed off.

# madrid - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Incredible exhibition helps blind people 'see' artistic masterpieces with their fingers

Visually impaired visitors can now experience the Mona Lisa in an entirely new way.

# madrid - Monday 23 February, 2015

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain

There are no reports of any injuries.

# madrid - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gay people ‘more likely to dodge tickets’, metro workers told

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

# madrid - Saturday 31 January, 2015

The Irish weren't the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too

Thousands were out in support of the new anti-austerity party Podemos.

# madrid - Saturday 20 December, 2014

The women who are selling porn to bypass a tax hike in Spain

Spain has much higher VAT for cultural events than it does for porn.

# madrid - Monday 24 November, 2014

These photos of a Spanish woman being evicted are heartbreaking

A football team has offered to help the 85-year-old.

# madrid - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won't be listening

The vote is set to go ahead in defiances of legal challenges by central Government.

# madrid - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

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