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# madrid - Yesterday’s News

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# 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.

# madrid - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Ebola: Outrage as Spanish authorities plan to euthanise pet dog of infected nurse

A petition to stop it has tens of thousands of signatures already.

# madrid - Monday 6 October, 2014

Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa

The infection has now been confirmed by Spain’s Health Minister.

# madrid - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official

The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.

# madrid - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The42 The top 6 destinations to watch football in Europe I'm A Wanderer

The top 6 destinations to watch football in Europe

Tapas and football? It’s time to start planning your next break.

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

# madrid - Monday 28 April, 2014

Radars used to hunt for remains of Don Quixote author

Miguel de Cervantes died in poverty on 22 April, 1616.

# madrid - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The42 Mourinho revives ‘ghost goal’ of Luis Garcia on latest return to Champions League semi-finals Madrid

Mourinho revives ‘ghost goal’ of Luis Garcia on latest return to Champions League semi-finals

‘That’s football’, says the Chelsea boss, but somehow we don’t think he’s over it.

# madrid - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The42 SNAPSHOT: Supporters in Munich and Madrid show off stunning tifos Magic

SNAPSHOT: Supporters in Munich and Madrid show off stunning tifos

Atlético and Bayern fans put on quality shows just before kick-off in the Champions League quarter-finals.

# madrid - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The42 Pedro strike hands Spain win over Italy Match Winner

Pedro strike hands Spain win over Italy

Diego Costa made his debut for Spain tonight in Madrid.

# madrid - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The42 Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud Tax Man

Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud

The case surrounds the Brazilian’s multi-million euro move to the Spanish club.

# madrid - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Spain with ‘discreet’ love scenes Spain

Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Spain with ‘discreet’ love scenes

Obligatory “I wish I knew how to quit you” quote.

# madrid - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration

A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.

# madrid - Friday 6 September, 2013

“This curve is inhuman”: Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.

# madrid - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby… naturally

… without even an epidural.

# madrid - Thursday 25 July, 2013

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash – “no indications” any Irish citizens were on board

Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.

# madrid - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain

The train which carried 238 passengers originated in Madrid and was bound for the northwestern town of Ferrol.

# madrid - Friday 5 July, 2013

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight

The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.

# madrid - Friday 3 May, 2013

How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel

Powered entirely by the sun, the plane can fly by day or night but it will never be able to carry passengers.

# madrid - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From The42 Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today Drugs In Sport

Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today

Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five accused of ‘endangering public health’ by their involvement in doping.

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