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#Spain

# spain - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Spanish authorities confirm missing boy died in Barcelona attack

Julian Cadman was separated from his mother Jom when a van struck crowds at Las Ramblas.

# spain - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Spanish royals meet with Irish survivors of Barcelona terror attack

Spain’s Queen Letizia and King Felipe met with the family today.

Spain attacks: What we know about the suspects

The suspects are all youths, most of them Moroccans who lived in Ripoll.

Spanish police say terrorists planned bigger attack

Police believe three terrorists are still on the run.

# spain - Friday 18 August, 2017

Las Ramblas victims: A father with his family, a husband on his honeymoon RIP

Las Ramblas victims: A father with his family, a husband on his honeymoon

Over 30 different nationalities were killed or injured in the two attacks, according to various sources

Spain terror latest: 14 dead across two attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

Three of the attackers shot in Cambrils have been identified by police.

Spain terror attacks: A timeline of events

Police are investigating a Spanish-based terror cell.

Father and son injured as Irish family of four caught up in Barcelona terror attack

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his abhorrence at the attack.

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

# spain - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run

Catalonia has declared three days of mourning for the region.

Trump references unfounded mass killing rumour in response to Barcelona attack

The tweet suggested Trump actually believes a story that many historians say is apocryphal.

Barcelona terror attack: 'The waiter came over to us with the bill and said we couldn't leave'

Irish woman Aoife Roy was having dinner with friends at a Las Ramblas restaurant when the attack happened.

# spain - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'

A local wildlife organisation said the animal had either become sick or separated from its mother.

# spain - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia

The presenter is on holiday with his family.

# spain - Sunday 23 July, 2017

The Hutch gang is using a network of taxis to ferry drugs around Dublin

A number of members of the Hutch gang have left for Spain in recent months

# spain - Friday 21 July, 2017

Decades after his death, Salvador Dali's iconic moustache is still perfectly intact

A Spanish forensic expert said “his moustache appeared at 10 past 10 and his hair was intact” almost 30 years after his death.

# spain - 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.

# spain - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week

A woman who claims to be his daughter has filed a paternity claim.

# spain - Monday 10 July, 2017

Spanish airline ordered to stop making prospective employees take pregnancy tests

Iberia was fined €25,000 over the practice.

# spain - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Two Americans gored and eight injured in Spanish bull running fest

A Spaniard was seriously injured yesterday on the first day of the famous bull running event.

# spain - Friday 7 July, 2017

Two Americans and one Spaniard gored in Pamplona bull run

Today’s bull run was the first of the nine-day festival.

# spain - Friday 30 June, 2017

From The42 Germany's young guns stun favourites Spain to edge Euro U21 crown The Future

Germany's young guns stun favourites Spain to edge Euro U21 crown

Mitchell Weiser’s first-half goal was enough to separate the sides.

# spain - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured'

The instructor is in court to face charges that he caused the teenager’s death.

# spain - Monday 26 June, 2017

Shark that sparked panic among tourists in Mallorca captured

While blue sharks mostly feed on fish, they have attacked swimmers in some rare instances.

# spain - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Forest fire near Spanish national park forces evacuation of 1,000 people

The regional president of Andalusia said authorities are not “ruling out the human factor” as a possible cause.

# spain - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Manspreading is now banned on buses in Madrid

Buses have been kitted out with stickers banning the habit

# spain - Friday 9 June, 2017

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain

A referendum is set to be held on 1 October.

# spain - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From The42 Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans Boo Boys This post contains videos

Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans

The Barcelona defender is angry with the press, while Radamel Falcao became Colombia’s all-time record goalscorer in last night’s game.

# spain - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Catalan independence referendum receives the backing of FC Barcelona

Catalonia is currently governed by the Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes) coalition that backs breaking away from the rest of Spain.

# spain - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Court acquits priest accused of sexually abusing altar boy despite Pope pushing for investigation

Pope Francis said he heard of the case “with great pain, very great pain, but the truth is the truth and we should not hide it”

# spain - Monday 10 April, 2017

Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty

The policewoman has since alleged harassment against the officer who reprimanded her.

# spain - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Basque separatists ETA hand over weapons and completely disarm

ETA says its initiative will bring the final curtain down on a decades-long armed campaign.

Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel Exclusive

A number of investigations has the head of the crime syndicate scrambling to hide his assets.

# spain - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why are tempers flaring about it?

There had been suggestions made that the UK would be “prepared to go to war” over Gibraltar.

# spain - Monday 3 April, 2017

Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands

Lord Michael Howard says he can’t “see any harm” in reminding the Spanish “what kind of people we are”.

# spain - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'I want to die here, not on some miserable grey street in Manchester' - British expats in Spain fearful of the Brexit effect

Free public healthcare and a state pension guaranteed to increase with inflation are just two of the perks expats could lose when Brexit takes hold.

# spain - Friday 31 March, 2017

Over 100 suspected paedophiles arrested in Spain

The victims’ ages ran from a few months to around 14-years-old.

# spain - Friday 24 March, 2017

British man convicted of murdering 'gentle giant' Irishman in Costa del Sol bar row

John O’Neill was on his first foreign holiday.

# spain - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Eurogroup chief under fire for saying southern Europeans 'spent their money on drinks and women'

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had said: “I can’t spend all my money on drinks and women and then ask for help.”