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#Spain

# spain - Monday 29 September, 2014

Spain wants Catalonia’s independence vote declared illegal

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he will defend the country’s “sovereignty”.

# spain - 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.

# spain - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Woman sent to jail for 35 years for killing and freezing her babies

She was found guilty of killing her two newborn babies. She also has to pay compensation to her ex-husband and children.

# spain - Friday 19 September, 2014

# spain - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

The Scotland independence vote is firing up Spain’s Catalonia

Unlike Scotland, whose referendum was approved by the British government, the Catalan plan faces outright resistance from national leaders.

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# spain - Monday 8 September, 2014

Ashya King en route to Prague for alternative treatment

The child has now left the Spanish hospital.

# spain - Sunday 7 September, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s set to be a sunny September Sunday… Here’s everything you need to know, including the weather outlook.

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol

The 45-year-old died after being shot in a bar in the Elviria area of Marbella.

# spain - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Score France overcome Spain thanks to Chelsea’s new striker Loïc Rémy Smart Finish

France overcome Spain thanks to Chelsea’s new striker Loïc Rémy

The 27-year-old’s confidence looks to be in a good place at the moment.

# spain - Monday 1 September, 2014

Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount

A judge in Spain has detained the 5-year-old’s parents for a further 72 hours.

# spain - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Parents of missing boy to appear before Spanish judge tomorrow

Ashya King was taken from hospital by his parents without doctors’ consent.

# spain - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Score Barcelona unable to sign players until January 2016 as FIFA upholds transfer ban Embargo

Barcelona unable to sign players until January 2016 as FIFA upholds transfer ban

Catalan club set to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# spain - Monday 18 August, 2014

Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool

It’s believed the child fell from a wall into a neighbour’s pool.

# spain - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

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.

# spain - Friday 8 August, 2014

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

# spain - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The Score Matthew Macklin’s trainer recovering after being shot twice in Marbella Boxing

Matthew Macklin’s trainer recovering after being shot twice in Marbella

Jamie Moore was shot in the legs in Spain, where he is training with the Irish boxer.

# spain - Monday 4 August, 2014

Magaluf wants to change its image, bar where infamous video taken closed for a year

Roughly 85% of the visitors to the resort come from Britain and Ireland.

# spain - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

# spain - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Spain has ghost estates too and jobless families are starting to squat in them

The occupied buildings have been dubbed “The Courtyards of Dignity”.

# spain - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Property investors still love us – but there could be competition from Spain

The Irish property feeding frenzy is still the most active in Europe, but Spain is heating up.

# spain - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Three injured – one with suspected leg fracture – during Pamplona bull run

An anti-slip coating had been put on the street’s cobblestones to try and lessen injuries after rain overnight.

# spain - Thursday 10 July, 2014

# spain - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona

One person was gored in the chest and another in the leg in today’s run.

# spain - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Spanish police arrest 26 suspected ‘Camorra’ mafia members

Suspects arrested in raids over suspected mafia money-laundering.

# spain - Monday 7 July, 2014

It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do

The Spanish aviation authorities say that there was no danger of the planes colliding.

From The Score Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88 RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

# spain - Sunday 6 July, 2014

49 cyclists, 700km and one very good cause

Dozens of Irish people are set to cycle across Spain to raise vital funds for night nurses.

# spain - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Almost the entire ocean surface has some plastic debris

Plastics from toys, bags, food containers and utensils have made their way onto the ocean surfaces – and the problem is getting worse.

# spain - Thursday 26 June, 2014

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada…

The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”

# spain - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Score Jordi Alba to Spanish journalist: ‘I’ll rip your head off’ Tetchy

Jordi Alba to Spanish journalist: ‘I’ll rip your head off’

Left-back involved in heated exchange after his side’s 3-0 World Cup win over Australia.

# spain - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Score World Cup hangout: Live from Brazil, waving adios to Spain Wchangout This post contains videos

World Cup hangout: Live from Brazil, waving adios to Spain

As Spain finally managed to win a game, we discussed the tournaments most disappointing teams.

# spain - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta Sponsored By Campo Viejo

Here’s how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta

They might be out of the World Cup, but that won’t stop the Spanish from having a good time.

# spain - Thursday 19 June, 2014

“Long live the king!”: Spain says hello to its new head of state

The king promised an “honest and transparent” monarchy after scandals that dogged his father Juan Carlos in a Spain recovering from recession.

From The Score Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action A Week On

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action

As Spain bid us adios, will England or Uruguay join them through the exit door?

# spain - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The Score Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup Too Hot To Handle

Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup

The reigning champs slumped to a 2 – 0 defeat in Rio.

# spain - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup

The issue of exhaustion during football events is an ongoing problem in China.

# spain - Sunday 15 June, 2014

King Juan Carlos is giving up his throne, but maybe not his immunity

That’s if the Government have anything to do with it.

# spain - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Score ‘Red shame’: How the Spanish press reacted to yesterday’s devastating loss to Holland Champs To Chumps

‘Red shame’: How the Spanish press reacted to yesterday’s devastating loss to Holland

Some of the sporting publications found some reason to hope on their front page, but most bemoaned the disaster on Friday the thirteenth.

# spain - Friday 13 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know.

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