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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Basque

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# Basque Country
Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run
ETA disbanded in 2018.
# Guns down
Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence
ETA waged a relentless campaign of killings and kidnappings in its fight for an independent Basque homeland.
# Basque Country
Police officer dies as fans involved in violent clashes during Europa League game in Bilbao
A number of people were arrested following trouble at the Athletic Bilbao vs Spartak Moscow game.
# spanish fury
Eurovision puts Basque flag on its banned list (alongside the Islamic State banner)
Spanish politicians aren’t too happy at the move.
A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast
Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.
# Transfer
O'Sullivan's Biarritz make another smart signing in Philip van der Walt
The South African No. 8 will join from the Cheetahs to replace Imanol Harinordoquy.
# Basque
ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'
A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.
# Basque Conflict
Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration
A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.
# Basque
Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'
The armed Basque separatist group had said it was willing to speak to the government about a dissolution.
ETA says it’s ready to disband if certain conditions are met
The armed Basque separatist group has issued a statement saying it wants to bring home some of its prisoners.
# soz
Heymans has Bayonne ban cut after saying sorry‎
“I understand the surprise and disappointment of the Bayonne supporters and I’m sorry for having shocked people, which was absolutely not my intention,” the French star said today.
# Euro2012
Divided loyalties: how it feels to be half-Irish, half-Spanish today
Miguel Delaney is in Gdansk for us… and for once his journalistic objectivity is welcome.
# France
In pictures, video: Sarkozy seeks refuge from booing crowd
Several hundred protesters booed the president during his visit to Bayonne.
# Basque
Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.
# Basque
Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict
Basque separatist group Eta has called a definitive cessation to its armed campaign.