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# madrid - 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 15,931 Views 23 Comments

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

# madrid - 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 45,673 Views 0 Comments

The suspect faces a 15-year sentence.

# madrid - 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 45,291 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

# madrid - 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 27,137 Views 16 Comments

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

# madrid - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 28th 2020, 10:21 AM 36,516 Views 22 Comments

“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
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spain braces for national emergency to allow curfews

Oct 24th 2020, 7:19 PM 95,663 Views 72 Comments

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
# Spain
# Spain

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

Oct 3rd 2020, 1:18 PM 21,109 Views 7 Comments

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
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spain to put Madrid under lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

Sep 30th 2020, 10:49 PM 34,302 Views 21 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Spain extends Madrid lockdown to cover one million people

Sep 25th 2020, 5:20 PM 29,691 Views 9 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Sep 1st 2020, 11:36 AM 43,256 Views 38 Comments

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
# Spain
# Spain

Spain sees third daily decline in deaths from coronavirus

Apr 5th 2020, 2:11 PM 44,706 Views 42 Comments

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
# Spain
# Spain

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

Mar 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 37,761 Views 7 Comments

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
# Cop25
# Cop25

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

Dec 14th 2019, 9:38 AM 4,791 Views 20 Comments

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
# Cop25
# Cop25

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

Dec 11th 2019, 7:54 AM 10,217 Views 79 Comments

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
# Madrid

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

Nov 10th 2019, 6:12 PM 7,842 Views 19 Comments

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
# Independence
# Independence

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

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,969 Views 45 Comments

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

# madrid - Saturday 10 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 10th 2019, 1:58 PM 6,173 Views 6 Comments

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

As it happened: Tottenham v Liverpool, Champions League final From The42
Live Jun 1st 2019, 7:30 PM

As it happened: Tottenham v Liverpool, Champions League final

# madrid - Friday 31 May, 2019

Cork goalkeeper Kelleher named in Liverpool's Champions League final squad
# Irish Involvement
From The42
# Irish Involvement

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

May 31st 2019, 1:42 PM 15,529 Views 18 Comments

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

# madrid - Thursday 30 May, 2019

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

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

May 30th 2019, 5:20 PM 5,988 Views 15 Comments

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
# Race To Be Fit
From The42
# Race To Be Fit

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

May 21st 2019, 4:36 PM 5,817 Views 13 Comments

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

# madrid - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 9:51 PM 12,661 Views 12 Comments

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
# Independence Bid

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

Feb 12th 2019, 2:39 PM 10,496 Views 12 Comments

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
# Banksy
# Banksy

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

Dec 8th 2018, 5:02 PM 32,770 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 8th 2018, 4:29 PM 5,880 Views 0 Comments

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

# madrid - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 5th 2018, 10:41 PM 6,805 Views 6 Comments

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
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

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

Nov 30th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,431 Views 21 Comments

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
# Here We Go
# Here We Go

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

Updated Nov 23rd 2018, 9:16 PM 24,062 Views 56 Comments

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
# Gibraltar
# Gibraltar

Spain warns it could derail Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Nov 19th 2018, 8:04 PM 52,039 Views 42 Comments

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
# Valley Of The Fallen
# Valley Of The Fallen

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

Sep 13th 2018, 10:08 PM 23,021 Views 40 Comments

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
# The Pain In Spain
# The Pain In Spain

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

Apr 26th 2018, 8:29 AM 25,397 Views 38 Comments

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?
# Mastergate
# Mastergate

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

Apr 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 21,214 Views 23 Comments

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
# Camogie On Tour
From The42
# Camogie On Tour

'A massive step' - 8 counties represented in historic camogie All-Star trip to Madrid

Nov 20th 2017, 3:58 PM 8,461 Views 6 Comments

‘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
# Football Hipsters
From The42
# Football Hipsters

The forgotten Madrid team - Getting to the heart of Rayo Vallecano's working class heroes

Nov 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,977 Views 4 Comments

Irish journalist Robbie Dunne has written a book about what makes Los Franjirrojos special.

# madrid - Saturday 21 October, 2017

How the battle for Catalan independence is being fought online (including on TheJournal.ie)
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

How the battle for Catalan independence is being fought online (including on TheJournal.ie)

Oct 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 15,293 Views 34 Comments

It started with a poll.

# madrid - Monday 16 October, 2017

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence
# Yay Or Nay
# Yay Or Nay

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

Oct 16th 2017, 1:31 PM 11,126 Views 24 Comments

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
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 AM 19,234 Views 63 Comments

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
# Banned Ballot
# Banned Ballot

Catalan government says 465 injured in clashes with Spanish police

Oct 1st 2017, 5:11 PM 45,138 Views 179 Comments

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
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote

Sep 29th 2017, 10:37 PM 14,493 Views 61 Comments

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
# Spanish Imposition
# Spanish Imposition

Catalan crisis: 'State of emergency' as Madrid cracks down on referendum by rounding up officials

Sep 20th 2017, 12:15 PM 21,967 Views 89 Comments

Madrid is trying to prevent a 1 October plebiscite being held.

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