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# madrid - Friday 16 March, 2012

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

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

Mar 16th 2012, 6:54 PM 3,342 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
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# Attack

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight

Mar 16th 2012, 6:00 AM 11,330 Views 77 Comments

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

# madrid - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host
# Olympic Games
# Olympic Games

Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host

Feb 16th 2012, 8:07 AM 3,531 Views 6 Comments

The Italian PM has pulled the plug on the country’s 2020 Olympic Games bid.

# madrid - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries'
# World Youth Day
# World Youth Day

Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries'

Aug 21st 2011, 8:20 PM 718 Views 39 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI urges the 1.5 million attending the festival in Madrid not to “keep Christ to yourselves”.

# madrid - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church
# World Youth Day
# World Youth Day

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church

Aug 20th 2011, 2:17 PM 751 Views 36 Comments

Patron saint of Spanish clergy gets the nod for one of Vatican’s highest honours in the hope that his example will “enlighten all priests”, says Benedict at World Youth Day Mass.

# madrid - Friday 19 August, 2011

# madrid - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Thousands march in Madrid against Pope's visit
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Thousands march in Madrid against Pope's visit

Aug 18th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,191 Views 65 Comments

Protesters chanted “Nothing for the Pope from my taxes” in a demonstration against the cost of the papal trip.

# madrid - Friday 5 August, 2011

20 injured in Madrid as police charge anti-austerity protesters
# Austerity
# Austerity

20 injured in Madrid as police charge anti-austerity protesters

Aug 5th 2011, 9:27 AM 407 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrations continue in Spain as world markets take a tumble on opening this morning…

# madrid - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Voting begins in Spanish elections as protests continue
# Spain
# Spain

Voting begins in Spanish elections as protests continue

May 22nd 2011, 12:12 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

Tens of thousands of people protesting against Spain’s soaring unemployment rate have defied a ban on political protests ahead of the country’s regional elections.

# madrid - Monday 21 February, 2011

The Spanish corner: Getafe, Madrid’s unknown team
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# Olé!

The Spanish corner: Getafe, Madrid’s unknown team

Feb 21st 2011, 11:33 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

Garreth Nunn is our guide in Madrid as he introduces the little known Getafe as well as reviewing all the action in La Liga.