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Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run

May 16th 2019, 9:09 AM 14,652 Views 38 Comments

ETA disbanded in 2018.

Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence
# Guns Down
# Guns Down

Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence

May 3rd 2018, 7:17 AM 9,913 Views 16 Comments

ETA waged a relentless campaign of killings and kidnappings in its fight for an independent Basque homeland.

Police officer dies as fans involved in violent clashes during Europa League game in Bilbao
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Police officer dies as fans involved in violent clashes during Europa League game in Bilbao

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:20 AM 21,181 Views 17 Comments

A number of people were arrested following trouble at the Athletic Bilbao vs Spartak Moscow game.

Eurovision puts Basque flag on its banned list (alongside the Islamic State banner)
# Spanish Fury
# Spanish Fury

Eurovision puts Basque flag on its banned list (alongside the Islamic State banner)

Apr 29th 2016, 6:27 PM 22,420 Views 73 Comments

Spanish politicians aren’t too happy at the move.

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast
# ETA
# ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Jun 24th 2014, 1:41 PM 6,661 Views 6 Comments

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

O'Sullivan's Biarritz make another smart signing in Philip van der Walt
# Transfer
From The42
# Transfer

O'Sullivan's Biarritz make another smart signing in Philip van der Walt

Jun 18th 2014, 5:43 PM 6,885 Views 1 Comment

The South African No. 8 will join from the Cheetahs to replace Imanol Harinordoquy.

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'
# Basque
# Basque

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'

Mar 1st 2014, 2:53 PM 5,233 Views 43 Comments

A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration

Jan 11th 2014, 6:57 PM 10,526 Views 18 Comments

A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.

Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'
# Basque
# Basque

Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'

Nov 25th 2012, 2:30 PM 5,585 Views 14 Comments

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
# ETA
# ETA

ETA says it’s ready to disband if certain conditions are met

Nov 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,199 Views 4 Comments

The armed Basque separatist group has issued a statement saying it wants to bring home some of its prisoners.

Heymans has Bayonne ban cut after saying sorry‎
# Soz
From The42
# Soz

Heymans has Bayonne ban cut after saying sorry‎

Sep 29th 2012, 3:02 PM 1,044 Views 0 Comments

“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.

Divided loyalties: how it feels to be half-Irish, half-Spanish today
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Divided loyalties: how it feels to be half-Irish, half-Spanish today

Jun 14th 2012, 4:52 PM 5,344 Views 9 Comments

Miguel Delaney is in Gdansk for us… and for once his journalistic objectivity is welcome.

In pictures, video: Sarkozy seeks refuge from booing crowd
# France
# France

In pictures, video: Sarkozy seeks refuge from booing crowd

Mar 1st 2012, 6:12 PM 5,456 Views 34 Comments

Several hundred protesters booed the president during his visit to Bayonne.

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
# Basque
# Basque

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country

Jan 30th 2012, 1:00 PM 3,926 Views 61 Comments

The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,263 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict
# Basque
# Basque

Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict

Oct 20th 2011, 6:34 PM 418 Views 13 Comments

Basque separatist group Eta has called a definitive cessation to its armed campaign.