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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#Spain

# spain - Friday 17 April, 2015

Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe

Rodrigo Rato has already been charged in two graft cases.

# spain - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Here’s what people around the globe eat on Easter

And not an Easter egg in sight…

# spain - 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.

# spain - Monday 30 March, 2015

Elderly British couple found shot dead in Spanish villa

There were no signs of break-in and nothing appears to have been stolen from the house.

Baby among family of four found stabbed to death in Gibraltar

Reports state that a British man is among the dead and police are not looking for anyone else.

# spain - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps

French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.

# spain - Monday 23 March, 2015

Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

# spain - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Facebook post shared 56,000 times helps man find childhood nanny after 30 years

The nanny, Yeny, wanted to adopt Francisco but her bid failed.

The body of Don Quixote writer Cervantes has been found, 399 years after his death

Cervantes died in 1616, one week after William Shakespeare.

# spain - Friday 6 March, 2015

From Business ETC The sex trade is really cashing in on one of the world’s biggest tech conferences Put On The Red Light

The sex trade is really cashing in on one of the world’s biggest tech conferences

Escort agencies are targeting wealthy clients at the Mobile World Congress.

# spain - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Ronaldo notches 30th goal of the season, but Real left frustrated as La Liga lead is cut to two points Pressure

Ronaldo notches 30th goal of the season, but Real left frustrated as La Liga lead is cut to two points

The Portuguese superstar is the first man to reach the 30-mark in five straight seasons.

# spain - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Irish pro-life group want to get rid of “incompatible with life” phrase

A group of four families are set to travel to Geneva.

# spain - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge So, the face on the new €20 note looks… familiar Strange Currency

# spain - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group

These happened in the cities of Girona, Barcelona and Mellila.

# spain - Monday 23 February, 2015

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain

There are no reports of any injuries.

# spain - Monday 16 February, 2015

Tourist injured at bull run on the mend after massive goring wound

Ouch. Ouch ouch. Ouch ouch ouch.

# spain - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Toxic orange cloud covers towns near Barcelona after chemical blast

Thousands of people were forced to stay indoors until the cloud had dissipated.

# spain - 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.

# spain - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in

The case regards allegations made by a former altar boy.

# spain - Monday 26 January, 2015

Ten people dead after Greek fighter jet crashes at Spanish military base

Around 20 people are said to have been injured in the incident.

Greece’s new prime minister reckons Sinn Féin will win the election next year

Alexis Tsipras’s victory speech last night included a reference to Ireland.

# spain - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

“Major scandal” as Belgian woman claims to be daughter of former Spanish king

A paternity suit against Juan Carlos is being examined by Spanish courts.

# spain - Friday 9 January, 2015

From Business ETC Consumer group warns as woman pays €1600 in Spain for €300 tablet Ripped Off

Consumer group warns as woman pays €1600 in Spain for €300 tablet

Such incidents are becoming more and more common according to European Consumer Centre.

# spain - Monday 5 January, 2015

Two convicted IRA bombers arrested in Spain for smuggling alcohol and tobacco IRA

Two convicted IRA bombers arrested in Spain for smuggling alcohol and tobacco

Leonard Hardy and his wife Donna Maria Elizabeth Hardy were convicted of a 1989 bombing of a British army barracks in Germany.

# spain - Monday 22 December, 2014

For the first time, a member of the Spanish royal family is being put on trial

Princess Cristina faces two counts of accessory to tax fraud.

# spain - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Spain wants to fine people who protest and ‘breach the peace’ outside parliament

€600 fine for insulting a police officer, €30,000 for burning the national flag. These are the proposed new fines that could be introduced under new laws.

# spain - Thursday 18 December, 2014

‘Our nativity donkey was literally squashed by an overweight man’

A man has been charged following the animal’s death.

# spain - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Seven people arrested for trying to recruit women and girls for jihadist groups

Four of the seven arrested are female, one of whom is a minor.

# spain - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Vlog: I’ve finally started playing GAA – as an emigrant in Spain

When I decided to emigrate to Spain for a more stable work life teaching English, I wondered how long would it take me to settle – GAA has made all the difference.

# spain - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Eight hospitalised after accidentally eating cannabis birthday cake Pass The Cakey

Eight hospitalised after accidentally eating cannabis birthday cake

It was a “joint” birthday party

# spain - 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.

# spain - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The42 Get on the couch… these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight Glamour Ties

Get on the couch… these are the top international friendlies going on around Europe tonight

If Ireland v USA isn’t as awesome as we hope, there’s plenty more.

# spain - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The42 Manchester United could be without David de Gea for Arsenal clash next weekend Injured

Manchester United could be without David de Gea for Arsenal clash next weekend

The goalkeeper missed Spain training on Friday ahead of clashes with Belarus and Germany, and is the latest injury doubt for Louis van Gaal’s side

# spain - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Spain rejects Catalan self-determination after vote

The Spanish Government has rejected the result and ruled out any further vote.

# spain - Monday 10 November, 2014

Catalonia votes for independence, Spain calls the vote “useless”

Spain said the vote was “fruitless and useless”.

# spain - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain?

It’s just a symbolic vote but which way should they go?

Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*

*The vote is purely symbolic but the Spanish government will obviously be watching the results closely.

# spain - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Spanish nurse cured of Ebola holds back tears as she leaves hospital

Teresa Romero said Ebola did not matter to the Western world until there was an infection here.

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.

# spain - Monday 3 November, 2014

Will this Spanish princess face trial? She’s pleading not guilty in a major fraud case

Cristina de Bourbon has been charged, alongside 16 others including her husband, of siphoning off public funds worth €6.1 million.

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