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# madrid - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Backlash after Spanish politicians attend awards ceremony just hours after curfew announced

“We are aware that we should be an example for the wider public and we don’t want news like [this] to emerge,” a Government spokesperson said.

# madrid - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Spain braces for national emergency to allow curfews

Spain has become the first country in the EU to register more than one million cases.

# madrid - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Partial lockdown introduced for Madrid as cases rise in the Spanish city

Police are controlling travel in and out of the Spanish capital.

# madrid - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Spain to put Madrid under lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

The announcement sparked a backlash from Madrid’s top health official Enrique Ruiz Escudero.

# madrid - Friday 25 September, 2020

Spain extends Madrid lockdown to cover one million people

European countries are facing up to a sustained spike in Covid-19 cases.

# madrid - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Over 23,000 new Covid-19 cases in Spain since Friday amid spike in Madrid

The region accounted for nearly half of the 141 deaths in the last week.

# madrid - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Spain sees third daily decline in deaths from coronavirus

The country recorded 674 deaths from Covid-19 on Sunday.

# madrid - Friday 27 March, 2020

'People are living on the edge': Irish people in Madrid say the city has been transformed by the coronavirus

Madrid remains the worst-hit part of Spain as the country suffers from the spread of Covid-19.

# madrid - Saturday 14 December, 2019

UN climate talks run into overtime, with best results set to fall short of recommendations

The aim of the negotiations is to finalise the rulebook for the 2015 Paris climate accord.

# madrid - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Bruton says country determined to play its part on climate as Ireland ranked lowest on action

Bruton’s is travelling to the COP25 climate summit in Madrid today.

# madrid - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Spaniards are voting today amid Catalonia's separatist push and a rise of the far-right Madrid This post contains videos

Spaniards are voting today amid Catalonia's separatist push and a rise of the far-right

The poll represents the fourth general election in as many years.

# madrid - Monday 14 October, 2019

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

# madrid - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From The42 Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links Update

Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links

The Brazil international continues to be linked with a return to Spain, but a club official claims no deal has been put in place yet.

# madrid - Saturday 1 June, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Tottenham v Liverpool, Champions League final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Tottenham v Liverpool, Champions League final

We went minute-by-minute as Tottenham faced Liverpool in the Champions League final.

# madrid - Friday 31 May, 2019

Cork goalkeeper Kelleher named in Liverpool's Champions League final squad

A dream come true for the 20-year-old.

# madrid - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From The42 'I am a Madridista' - Ramos confirms he's staying put, intends to retire at Real Madrid Settled

'I am a Madridista' - Ramos confirms he's staying put, intends to retire at Real Madrid

The defender was expected to move on from the Bernabeu this summer after 14 years at the club, but has announced he is staying in the Spanish capital.

# madrid - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Firmino on course to be fit for Champions League final after returning to training

The Brazilian missed Liverpool’s last three Premier League matches due to a thigh injury.

# madrid - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 'Gareth Bale speaks perfect Spanish, but is too shy to use it', says Real Madrid team-mate Madrid

'Gareth Bale speaks perfect Spanish, but is too shy to use it', says Real Madrid team-mate

Alvaro Odriozola has defended the Welsh star amid reports that he has struggled to adapt to life in Spain.

# madrid - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Catalan leaders charged with rebellion as Spain is gripped by 'trial of the century' Independence Bid This post contains videos

Catalan leaders charged with rebellion as Spain is gripped by 'trial of the century'

More than 600 journalists are accredited to a trial that is being broadcast on live TV.

# madrid - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval

“Genius or Vandal?” opened at the Ifema centre in the Spanish capital and will run until March 10.

From The42 Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid Green Light

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid

Boca Juniors lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to be awarded the title.

# madrid - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From The42 Watch: Boca Juniors swamped by army of fans as they arrive for Copa final in Madrid Adulation This post contains videos

Watch: Boca Juniors swamped by army of fans as they arrive for Copa final in Madrid

Club legend Juan Roman Riquelme has slammed the decision to move the match away from Buenos Aires to Spain.

# madrid - Friday 30 November, 2018

Madrid takes drastic action to curb emissions by closing city centre to car traffic

And from March, drivers who go in illegally will be fined €90.

# madrid - Friday 23 November, 2018

Spanish prime minister warns Brexit summit to be called off if there's no Gibraltar deal

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez tweeted to say that if the deal remained as is, they would block it.

# madrid - Monday 19 November, 2018

Spain warns it could derail Brexit deal over Gibraltar

British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to sign a treaty with EU leaders to leave the bloc on Sunday.

# madrid - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Spanish parliament approves move to exhume remains of former ruler General Franco

General Franco is buried in a basilica carved into a mountain-face around 50 kilometres outside of Madrid.

# madrid - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Madrid's regional leader has stepped down over allegations she shoplifted €40 worth of face cream

She is also facing an investigation into her college degree.

# madrid - Saturday 21 April, 2018

As scandal engulfs Spain's parliament, the question is, does any Spanish politician actually have a REAL degree?

Politicians from across the spectrum have been outed as suffering from ‘titlitis’ in recent times – that is, an addiction to boosting their CVs with fibs.

# madrid - Monday 20 November, 2017

'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

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

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.

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