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# spain - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison
# McAfee
# McAfee

Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 9:13 PM 123,350 Views 55 Comments

The 75-year-old was arrested last October at Barcelona’s international airport.

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison
# Spain
# Spain

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:21 PM 9,129 Views 5 Comments

The men were jailed for organising a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.

# spain - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Spanish Cabinet partially pardons nine Catalan separatists
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spanish Cabinet partially pardons nine Catalan separatists

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 2:43 PM 10,619 Views 10 Comments

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government has “opted for reconciliation”.

# spain - Sunday 20 June, 2021

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw
# Luis Enrique
From The42
# Luis Enrique

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw

Jun 20th 2021, 12:38 PM 5,087 Views 9 Comments

Spain still have qualification in their own hands, needing to beat Slovakia, who were beaten by Sweden on Friday night.

# spain - Monday 14 June, 2021

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 PM 16,547 Views 10 Comments

Spain dominated the game but couldn’t hit the net.

# spain - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
# Independence
# Independence

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

Jun 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 13,808 Views 13 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

# spain - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Diego Llorente the latest Spain player to test positive for coronavirus
# Another Case
From The42
# Another Case

Diego Llorente the latest Spain player to test positive for coronavirus

Jun 9th 2021, 12:45 PM 4,306 Views 3 Comments

Spain announced on Sunday evening that captain Sergio Busquets had returned a positive test.

# spain - Monday 7 June, 2021

Spain welcomes vaccinated tourists after easing of restrictions
# Holidays
# Holidays

Spain welcomes vaccinated tourists after easing of restrictions

Jun 7th 2021, 4:46 PM 45,336 Views 40 Comments

Tourism is a major industry that in 2019 accounted for over 12% of Spain’s GDP.

# spain - Friday 4 June, 2021

Spain and Portugal launch official bid for 2030 World Cup, Italy cruise past Czechs
# Bid To Host
From The42
# Bid To Host

Spain and Portugal launch official bid for 2030 World Cup, Italy cruise past Czechs

Updated Jun 4th 2021, 10:49 PM 5,422 Views 5 Comments

It finished in a scoreless draw between Spain and Portugal.

# spain - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Spanish trawler captain to appear in Cork court following Naval Service detention
# Cobh
# Cobh

Spanish trawler captain to appear in Cork court following Naval Service detention

Jun 3rd 2021, 9:42 AM 18,595 Views 0 Comments

The Punta Candieira was arrested on Monday by the LÉ Róisín off the Cork coast.

# spain - Friday 28 May, 2021

Study that tested live indoor music concert in Spain resulted in no Covid cases
# Lancet Study
# Lancet Study

Study that tested live indoor music concert in Spain resulted in no Covid cases

May 28th 2021, 12:43 PM 11,669 Views 43 Comments

The non-vaccinated attendees were screened using antigen testing and wore masks in the well-ventilated venue.

# spain - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Missing man found dead inside dinosaur statue in Spain
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Missing man found dead inside dinosaur statue in Spain

May 25th 2021, 4:41 PM 99,437 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body was found inside one of the legs of the dinosaur.

# spain - Monday 24 May, 2021

Ramos left out of Spain's Euro 2020 squad as Laporte receives first call-up
# La Roja
From The42
# La Roja

Ramos left out of Spain's Euro 2020 squad as Laporte receives first call-up

May 24th 2021, 11:46 AM 13,513 Views 12 Comments

Luis Enrique has opted for a 24-man panel that features no Real Madrid players.

# spain - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants
# Migrants
# Migrants

Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants

May 20th 2021, 12:55 PM 15,766 Views 12 Comments

The 8,000 migrants landed on the shores of the Spanish city of Ceuta on the North African Coast and many have since been returned to Morocco.

# spain - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Laporte to represent Spain at Euros with allegiance switch approved
# Open Door For Laporte
From The42
# Open Door For Laporte

Laporte to represent Spain at Euros with allegiance switch approved

May 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 15,388 Views 10 Comments

The Man City defender was initially eligible to represent France, but was never capped.

# spain - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Street parties held to celebrate end of Spain’s state of emergency
# Spanish Lockdown
# Spanish Lockdown

Street parties held to celebrate end of Spain’s state of emergency

May 9th 2021, 2:14 PM 40,910 Views 37 Comments

Local restaurants will be able to serve dinner again from Sunday and can stay open until 11pm.

# spain - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Early results indicate win for right-wing party in Madrid election
# Spain
# Spain

Early results indicate win for right-wing party in Madrid election

May 4th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,927 Views 23 Comments

The party’s leader in the capital has opposed hospitality closures during Covid-19.

# spain - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Thousands gather in European cities to mark May Day for the first time since the pandemic began
# International Workers' Day
# International Workers' Day

Thousands gather in European cities to mark May Day for the first time since the pandemic began

May 1st 2021, 6:32 PM 14,366 Views 9 Comments

Police in Paris fired tear gas at protestors after scuffles broke out.

# spain - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Spain says it is ready to welcome tourists from June
# Travel
# Travel

Spain says it is ready to welcome tourists from June

Apr 28th 2021, 8:03 AM 50,422 Views 45 Comments

MEPs will today vote on a proposal for Digital Green Certificates.

# spain - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Man goes on trial in Spain for killing and eating his mother
# Madrid
# Madrid

Man goes on trial in Spain for killing and eating his mother

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:38 AM 45,648 Views 0 Comments

The suspect faces a 15-year sentence.

# spain - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Real Madrid keep pressure on at the top of La Liga with win over Eibar
# Hala Madrid
From The42
# Hala Madrid

Real Madrid keep pressure on at the top of La Liga with win over Eibar

Apr 3rd 2021, 5:39 PM 2,106 Views 0 Comments

Goals in each half from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema saw Real go above Barcelona into second, three points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.

# spain - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia

Mar 18th 2021, 6:11 PM 19,125 Views 53 Comments

The Mediterranean country is the fourth European nation to decriminalise assisted suicide.

# spain - Monday 15 March, 2021

Spanish police seize first ever narco submarine built in Europe
# Drug Boat
# Drug Boat

Spanish police seize first ever narco submarine built in Europe

Mar 15th 2021, 9:46 PM 41,177 Views 23 Comments

Investigators estimated it was being fitted to transport up to two tonnes of drugs.

# spain - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Suarez penalty completes Atletico comeback against Athletic Bilbao
# Leading La Liga
From The42
# Leading La Liga

Suarez penalty completes Atletico comeback against Athletic Bilbao

Mar 10th 2021, 8:58 PM 5,337 Views 1 Comment

The 2-1 win sends Diego Simeone’s side six points clear at the top of La Liga.

# spain - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Barcelona into Copa del Rey final after dramatic extra-time win over Sevilla
# On-field Matters
From The42
# On-field Matters

Barcelona into Copa del Rey final after dramatic extra-time win over Sevilla

Mar 3rd 2021, 11:02 PM 4,764 Views 1 Comment

The 3-2 aggregate win came just two days after a police raid on the club and the arrest of their former president.

# spain - Monday 1 March, 2021

Real Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage in Spain From The42

Real Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage in Spain

Mar 1st 2021, 10:40 PM 2,972 Views 0 Comments

Real needed a late Vinicius Junior equaliser to secure a 1-1 draw.

# spain - Friday 26 February, 2021

Zoo worker killed by blow of elephant's trunk in Spain
# Cantabria
# Cantabria

Zoo worker killed by blow of elephant's trunk in Spain

Feb 26th 2021, 8:49 AM 26,569 Views 19 Comments

The 44-year-old man was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

# spain - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
# Lifting Lockdown
# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 52,468 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

# spain - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dozens arrested after third night of rioting over jailing of rapper in Spain
# Pablo Hasel
# Pablo Hasel

Dozens arrested after third night of rioting over jailing of rapper in Spain

Feb 19th 2021, 9:17 AM 20,984 Views 24 Comments

Pablo Hasel is serving a nine-month sentence over insulting the monarchy and praising terrorist violence.

# spain - Monday 15 February, 2021

Catalan independence groups bolster their majority in the region's parliament
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan independence groups bolster their majority in the region's parliament

Feb 15th 2021, 1:16 PM 9,410 Views 7 Comments

Catalan separatist parties have agreed not to form a government with the Socialists.

# spain - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Catalonia holds key election vote under cloud of pandemic
# Separatists
# Separatists

Catalonia holds key election vote under cloud of pandemic

Feb 14th 2021, 12:05 PM 7,598 Views 6 Comments

About 5.5 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots, but turnout isn’t expected to be high.

# spain - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Atletico back to winning ways while Messi scores screamer in Barca win
# LaLiga
From The42
# LaLiga

Atletico back to winning ways while Messi scores screamer in Barca win

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,247 Views 2 Comments

Bareclona beat Alaves 5-1 tonight to leap above Real Madrid on goal difference – eight points behind Atletico.

# spain - Friday 12 February, 2021

Tenerife dental clinic reports surge in Irish people booking appointments (and then not turning up)
# Tenerife
# Tenerife

Tenerife dental clinic reports surge in Irish people booking appointments (and then not turning up)

Feb 12th 2021, 2:30 PM 58,939 Views 129 Comments

The Tenerife based dental receptionist said that Irish callers are requesting an email to confirm the appointment.

# spain - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Four men detained for alleged drug trafficking in case connected to arrest of John Gilligan
# Spain
# Spain

Four men detained for alleged drug trafficking in case connected to arrest of John Gilligan

Feb 10th 2021, 1:40 PM 20,230 Views 0 Comments

Spanish police say the men are linked to the same gang.

# spain - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Three people dead and several injured as explosion rocks building in central Madrid
# Spain
# Spain

Three people dead and several injured as explosion rocks building in central Madrid

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 6:27 PM 45,285 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

# spain - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Spain cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years
# Pain In Spain
# Pain In Spain

Spain cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years

Jan 12th 2021, 9:15 PM 33,531 Views 21 Comments

Streets and roads turned into dangerous ice sheets in areas not used to extreme winters.

# spain - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Spain shovels its way out of heavy snow dumped by Storm Filomena
# Blizzard
# Blizzard

Spain shovels its way out of heavy snow dumped by Storm Filomena

Jan 10th 2021, 3:42 PM 27,134 Views 16 Comments

Emergency crews have cleared 500 roads and rescued more than 1,500 people stranded in vehicles.

# spain - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain
# Storm Filomena
# Storm Filomena

Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain

Jan 9th 2021, 2:21 PM 68,431 Views 18 Comments

Another 20cm was forecast to fall today in Madrid, with up to 50cm at higher altitudes.

# spain - Sunday 3 January, 2021

British immigrants living in Spain barred from flights due to Brexit paperwork error
# Brexit Woes
# Brexit Woes

British immigrants living in Spain barred from flights due to Brexit paperwork error

Jan 3rd 2021, 4:53 PM 87,135 Views 61 Comments

Around 300,000 British people live in Spain.

# spain - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Talks to avoid Spain-Gibraltar 'hard border' go down to wire
# Hard Border
# Hard Border

Talks to avoid Spain-Gibraltar 'hard border' go down to wire

Dec 29th 2020, 10:30 PM 36,555 Views 56 Comments

Gibraltar imports all of its food.

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