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# madrid - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Mourinho revives 'ghost goal' of Luis Garcia on latest return to Champions League semi-finals
# Madrid
From The42
# Madrid

Mourinho revives 'ghost goal' of Luis Garcia on latest return to Champions League semi-finals

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 5,001 Views 4 Comments

‘That’s football’, says the Chelsea boss, but somehow we don’t think he’s over it.

# madrid - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Supporters in Munich and Madrid show off stunning tifos
# Magic
From The42
# Magic

SNAPSHOT: Supporters in Munich and Madrid show off stunning tifos

Apr 9th 2014, 8:07 PM 6,779 Views 3 Comments

Atlético and Bayern fans put on quality shows just before kick-off in the Champions League quarter-finals.

# madrid - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Pedro strike hands Spain win over Italy
# Match Winner
From The42
# Match Winner

Pedro strike hands Spain win over Italy

Mar 5th 2014, 11:14 PM 3,255 Views 0 Comments

Diego Costa made his debut for Spain tonight in Madrid.

# madrid - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud
# Tax Man
From The42
# Tax Man

Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud

Feb 20th 2014, 3:42 PM 4,170 Views 2 Comments

The case surrounds the Brazilian’s multi-million euro move to the Spanish club.

# madrid - Monday 27 January, 2014

Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Spain with 'discreet' love scenes
# Spain
From The Daily Edge
# Spain

Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Spain with 'discreet' love scenes

Jan 27th 2014, 9:45 AM 1,478 Views 0 Comments

Obligatory “I wish I knew how to quit you” quote.

# madrid - Saturday 11 January, 2014

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 10,509 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.

# madrid - Friday 6 September, 2013

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call
# Spain
# Spain

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

Sep 6th 2013, 7:28 PM 12,063 Views 20 Comments

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.

# madrid - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby... naturally
# Whoa
# Whoa

Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby... naturally

Aug 8th 2013, 9:11 AM 28,656 Views 101 Comments

… without even an epidural.

# madrid - Thursday 25 July, 2013

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board
# Spain
# Spain

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board

Jul 25th 2013, 11:26 AM 7,299 Views 22 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.

# madrid - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain
# Spain
# Spain

Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain

Jul 24th 2013, 10:14 PM 18,304 Views 26 Comments

The train which carried 238 passengers originated in Madrid and was bound for the northwestern town of Ferrol.

# madrid - Friday 5 July, 2013

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight
# Where's Snowden?
# Where's Snowden?

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight

Jul 5th 2013, 3:57 PM 7,741 Views 17 Comments

The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.

# madrid - Friday 3 May, 2013

How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel
# Solar Power
# Solar Power

How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel

May 3rd 2013, 6:18 PM 14,563 Views 23 Comments

Powered entirely by the sun, the plane can fly by day or night but it will never be able to carry passengers.

# madrid - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today

Apr 2nd 2013, 6:53 AM 750 Views 1 Comment

Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five accused of ‘endangering public health’ by their involvement in doping.

# madrid - Sunday 27 January, 2013

VIDEO: Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Madrid thrash Getafe
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

VIDEO: Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Madrid thrash Getafe

Jan 27th 2013, 1:57 PM 1,279 Views 0 Comments

The Real Madrid star took his total for the season to 21 today amid a comfortable victory for his side.

# madrid - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Spain's unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December
# Jobless
# Jobless

Spain's unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December

Jan 3rd 2013, 10:47 AM 2,821 Views 24 Comments

It is the first decline in the jobless figure since July 2012.

# madrid - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries
# Death
# Death

Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries

Jan 2nd 2013, 2:16 PM 22,671 Views 11 Comments

The man in his 40s fell from a balcony in the apartment he was staying in on the island of Tenerife.

# madrid - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks
# Spain
# Spain

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Dec 20th 2012, 6:43 PM 6,306 Views 30 Comments

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

# madrid - Monday 26 November, 2012

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing

Nov 26th 2012, 7:39 AM 2,832 Views 3 Comments

Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.

# madrid - Friday 16 November, 2012

Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes
# Austerity Strikes
# Austerity Strikes

Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes

Nov 16th 2012, 12:50 PM 10,339 Views 120 Comments

Officers lashed out at male and female protesters as they demonstrated in cities around the country.

# madrid - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Flight disruption as anti-austerity protests taking place across Europe
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

Flight disruption as anti-austerity protests taking place across Europe

Nov 14th 2012, 7:38 AM 5,092 Views 68 Comments

Flights, trains and transport links across Europe are expected to be impacted by anti-austerity protests taking place across the continent today.

# madrid - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports
# Madrid
# Madrid

Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports

Nov 3rd 2012, 1:41 PM 9,777 Views 5 Comments

A 17-year-old girl died this morning as a result of a stampede at a Halloween night rave in Madrid.

# madrid - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid
# Halloween
# Halloween

Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid

Nov 1st 2012, 3:18 PM 9,686 Views 10 Comments

The huge crowd scrambled towards the exit doors in a panic apparently sparked by someone throwing a flare.

# madrid - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid

Oct 27th 2012, 5:02 PM 5,842 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of Spanish police officers protested outside the interior ministry today to denounce budget cuts and the elimination of benefits.

# madrid - Thursday 11 October, 2012

S&P downgrades Spain two notches
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

S&P downgrades Spain two notches

Oct 11th 2012, 7:54 AM 2,861 Views 23 Comments

Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut to just one level above “junk” grade debt – which could see Madrid’s borrowing costs skyrocketing to untenable levels.

# madrid - Friday 28 September, 2012

Spain set to release stress test results
# Spain
# Spain

Spain set to release stress test results

Sep 28th 2012, 10:07 AM 1,761 Views 3 Comments

The results will follow yesterday’s budget announcement of over €30 billion in cuts.

# madrid - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Shares fall amid protests against austerity in Athens and Madrid
# The Markets
# The Markets

Shares fall amid protests against austerity in Athens and Madrid

Sep 26th 2012, 5:06 PM 3,762 Views 12 Comments

Protests on the streets of Spain and Greece have spooked the markets.

# madrid - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Spanish police beat protesters after anti-austerity protest
# Protest
# Protest

Spanish police beat protesters after anti-austerity protest

Sep 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,658 Views 58 Comments

Thousands of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Madrid over the cuts.

# madrid - Friday 21 September, 2012

Mancini denies bust-up with Balotelli
# Super Mario
From The42
# Super Mario

Mancini denies bust-up with Balotelli

Sep 21st 2012, 11:46 AM 984 Views 1 Comment

The City manager was responding to questions following a newspaper report in Britain that suggested the striker was dropped because of a late night-out following the Blues’ draw with Stoke City last weekend.

# madrid - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures

Sep 20th 2012, 11:40 AM 4,872 Views 33 Comments

Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.

# madrid - Saturday 15 September, 2012

PICTURES: tens of thousands march against Spanish austerity
# Austerity
# Austerity

PICTURES: tens of thousands march against Spanish austerity

Sep 15th 2012, 5:32 PM 5,411 Views 26 Comments

Organisers say 65,000 people participated in today’s rally.

European-wide bank supervision plans ruled out by Sweden
# Europe
# Europe

European-wide bank supervision plans ruled out by Sweden

Sep 15th 2012, 12:15 PM 3,187 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, mass anti-austerity protests have filled central Madrid.

# madrid - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Last stop for Irish triathletes before London Olympics
# One Week To Go
From The42
# One Week To Go

Last stop for Irish triathletes before London Olympics

Jul 19th 2012, 11:22 AM 638 Views 1 Comment

Ailleen Morrison and Gavin Noble will compete in the World Triathlon Series at Hamburg at the weekend.

# madrid - Monday 4 June, 2012

VIDEO: United go down to Madrid in legends match
# Still Got It
From The42
# Still Got It

VIDEO: United go down to Madrid in legends match

Jun 4th 2012, 4:28 PM 993 Views 2 Comments

Yorke and Cole were reunited, as were some of the Galacticos, for the charity event at the Bernabeu last night.

# madrid - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Olympic bidding race down to three
# Road To...?
From The42
# Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

May 24th 2012, 11:41 AM 252 Views 1 Comment

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

# madrid - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

'Gay' penguin couple await the birth of baby in Madrid
# Happy Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Feet

'Gay' penguin couple await the birth of baby in Madrid

May 23rd 2012, 9:46 AM 3,876 Views 18 Comments

After building a nest every year for the past six years, Madrid’s Inca and Rayas are finally ready to welcome a chick.

# madrid - Monday 14 May, 2012

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst

May 14th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,320 Views 7 Comments

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.

# madrid - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Denied: Ireland Under-18s lose out to England in Euro final
# No Joy
From The42
# No Joy

Denied: Ireland Under-18s lose out to England in Euro final

Apr 8th 2012, 3:00 PM 678 Views 0 Comments

The Irish teenagers accounted for Portugal and France but were outclassed by the Auld Enemy

# madrid - Friday 16 March, 2012

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

Mar 16th 2012, 6:54 PM 3,335 Views 34 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight
# Attack
# Attack

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight

Mar 16th 2012, 6:00 AM 11,315 Views 77 Comments

Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.