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# spain - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Real Madrid keep pressure on at the top of La Liga with win over Eibar
# Hala Madrid
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# Hala Madrid

Real Madrid keep pressure on at the top of La Liga with win over Eibar

Apr 3rd 2021, 5:39 PM 2,103 Views 0 Comments

Goals in each half from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema saw Real go above Barcelona into second, three points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.

# spain - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia

Mar 18th 2021, 6:11 PM 19,056 Views 53 Comments

The Mediterranean country is the fourth European nation to decriminalise assisted suicide.

# spain - Monday 15 March, 2021

Spanish police seize first ever narco submarine built in Europe
# Drug Boat
# Drug Boat

Spanish police seize first ever narco submarine built in Europe

Mar 15th 2021, 9:46 PM 41,159 Views 23 Comments

Investigators estimated it was being fitted to transport up to two tonnes of drugs.

# spain - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Suarez penalty completes Atletico comeback against Athletic Bilbao
# Leading La Liga
From The42
# Leading La Liga

Suarez penalty completes Atletico comeback against Athletic Bilbao

Mar 10th 2021, 8:58 PM 5,332 Views 1 Comment

The 2-1 win sends Diego Simeone’s side six points clear at the top of La Liga.

# spain - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Barcelona into Copa del Rey final after dramatic extra-time win over Sevilla
# On-field Matters
From The42
# On-field Matters

Barcelona into Copa del Rey final after dramatic extra-time win over Sevilla

Mar 3rd 2021, 11:02 PM 4,761 Views 1 Comment

The 3-2 aggregate win came just two days after a police raid on the club and the arrest of their former president.

# spain - Monday 1 March, 2021

Real Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage in Spain From The42

Real Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage in Spain

Mar 1st 2021, 10:40 PM 2,971 Views 0 Comments

Real needed a late Vinicius Junior equaliser to secure a 1-1 draw.

# spain - Friday 26 February, 2021

Zoo worker killed by blow of elephant's trunk in Spain
# Cantabria
# Cantabria

Zoo worker killed by blow of elephant's trunk in Spain

Feb 26th 2021, 8:49 AM 26,555 Views 19 Comments

The 44-year-old man was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

# spain - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
# Lifting Lockdown
# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 52,345 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

# spain - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dozens arrested after third night of rioting over jailing of rapper in Spain
# Pablo Hasel
# Pablo Hasel

Dozens arrested after third night of rioting over jailing of rapper in Spain

Feb 19th 2021, 9:17 AM 20,964 Views 24 Comments

Pablo Hasel is serving a nine-month sentence over insulting the monarchy and praising terrorist violence.

# spain - Monday 15 February, 2021

Catalan independence groups bolster their majority in the region's parliament
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan independence groups bolster their majority in the region's parliament

Feb 15th 2021, 1:16 PM 9,405 Views 7 Comments

Catalan separatist parties have agreed not to form a government with the Socialists.

# spain - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Catalonia holds key election vote under cloud of pandemic
# Separatists
# Separatists

Catalonia holds key election vote under cloud of pandemic

Feb 14th 2021, 12:05 PM 7,596 Views 6 Comments

About 5.5 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots, but turnout isn’t expected to be high.

# spain - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Atletico back to winning ways while Messi scores screamer in Barca win
# LaLiga
From The42
# LaLiga

Atletico back to winning ways while Messi scores screamer in Barca win

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,244 Views 2 Comments

Bareclona beat Alaves 5-1 tonight to leap above Real Madrid on goal difference – eight points behind Atletico.

# spain - Friday 12 February, 2021

Tenerife dental clinic reports surge in Irish people booking appointments (and then not turning up)
# Tenerife
# Tenerife

Tenerife dental clinic reports surge in Irish people booking appointments (and then not turning up)

Feb 12th 2021, 2:30 PM 58,767 Views 129 Comments

The Tenerife based dental receptionist said that Irish callers are requesting an email to confirm the appointment.

# spain - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Four men detained for alleged drug trafficking in case connected to arrest of John Gilligan
# Spain
# Spain

Four men detained for alleged drug trafficking in case connected to arrest of John Gilligan

Feb 10th 2021, 1:40 PM 20,191 Views 0 Comments

Spanish police say the men are linked to the same gang.

# spain - 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 45,267 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

# spain - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Spain cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years
# Pain In Spain
# Pain In Spain

Spain cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years

Jan 12th 2021, 9:15 PM 33,517 Views 21 Comments

Streets and roads turned into dangerous ice sheets in areas not used to extreme winters.

# spain - 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 27,126 Views 16 Comments

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

# spain - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain
# Storm Filomena
# Storm Filomena

Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain

Jan 9th 2021, 2:21 PM 68,406 Views 18 Comments

Another 20cm was forecast to fall today in Madrid, with up to 50cm at higher altitudes.

# spain - Sunday 3 January, 2021

British immigrants living in Spain barred from flights due to Brexit paperwork error
# Brexit Woes
# Brexit Woes

British immigrants living in Spain barred from flights due to Brexit paperwork error

Jan 3rd 2021, 4:53 PM 87,115 Views 61 Comments

Around 300,000 British people live in Spain.

# spain - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Talks to avoid Spain-Gibraltar 'hard border' go down to wire
# Hard Border
# Hard Border

Talks to avoid Spain-Gibraltar 'hard border' go down to wire

Dec 29th 2020, 10:30 PM 36,548 Views 56 Comments

Gibraltar imports all of its food.

# spain - Sunday 20 December, 2020

John Gilligan released on bail two months after arrest in Spain
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

John Gilligan released on bail two months after arrest in Spain

Dec 20th 2020, 10:27 AM 28,446 Views 0 Comments

The gangland criminal was arrested by Spanish authorities in October.

# spain - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying

Dec 17th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,096 Views 12 Comments

It still faces a vote in the Senate early in 2021 where it is also expected to pass.

# spain - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'Black day' - under-fire Loew shell-shocked by Germany's historic Spain defeat
# Siesta In Seville
From The42
# Siesta In Seville

'Black day' - under-fire Loew shell-shocked by Germany's historic Spain defeat

Nov 18th 2020, 9:09 AM 10,379 Views 8 Comments

He’s not in danger of losing his job though, says Germany team director Oliver Bierhoff.

# spain - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Manchester United's Donny van de Beek earns the Dutch a draw against Spain
# Netherlands
From The42
# Netherlands

Manchester United's Donny van de Beek earns the Dutch a draw against Spain

Nov 11th 2020, 10:33 PM 8,178 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United midfielder scored the leveller in this evening’s international friendly in Amsterdam.

# spain - Sunday 1 November, 2020

David Silva off the mark as Real Sociedad go back to top of La Liga
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

David Silva off the mark as Real Sociedad go back to top of La Liga

Nov 1st 2020, 7:39 PM 5,526 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City legend has opened his goalscoring account in Spain.

# spain - 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 36,504 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.

# spain - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Spain prepares to enter state of emergency amid coronavirus rise
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Spain prepares to enter state of emergency amid coronavirus rise

Oct 25th 2020, 1:08 PM 74,939 Views 24 Comments

Spain’s government has already declared two states of emergency during the pandemic.

# spain - 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 95,653 Views 72 Comments

Spain has become the first country in the EU to register more than one million cases.

# spain - Friday 23 October, 2020

Spanish police allege John Gilligan was running drugs and guns in Spain
# Gilligan
# Gilligan

Spanish police allege John Gilligan was running drugs and guns in Spain

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:14 PM 57,180 Views 45 Comments

The same model of gun used to kill Veronica Guerin was also discovered.

# spain - Thursday 22 October, 2020

John Gilligan and son arrested in Spain
# Detenido
# Detenido

John Gilligan and son arrested in Spain

Oct 22nd 2020, 2:10 PM 68,176 Views 0 Comments

It is not yet known why the 68-year-old is being detained alongside two other men.

Spain becomes first EU country to record over 1 million Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Spain becomes first EU country to record over 1 million Covid-19 cases

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:34 AM 16,473 Views 6 Comments

Spain is only the sixth country to pass this grim milestone.

# spain - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Ukraine sub strikes late to inflict surprise defeat on Spain
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Ukraine sub strikes late to inflict surprise defeat on Spain

Oct 13th 2020, 11:06 PM 5,148 Views 1 Comment

Dynamo Kiev’s Viktor Tsygankov wasn’t long on the pitch before he scored the only goal of the night.

# spain - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Spain secure Nations League win over Switzerland to stay top From The42

Spain secure Nations League win over Switzerland to stay top

Oct 10th 2020, 10:33 PM 8,692 Views 1 Comment

There were also wins for Germany, Montenegro and Luxembourg in today’s other Nations League fixtures.

# spain - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Spain detains software creator McAfee who is wanted in US for tax evasion
# John McAfee
# John McAfee

Spain detains software creator McAfee who is wanted in US for tax evasion

Oct 6th 2020, 3:27 PM 18,380 Views 0 Comments

McAfee allegedly evaded taxes by directing his income to be paid into bank accounts and crypto-currency exchange accounts.

# spain - 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 21,104 Views 7 Comments

Police are controlling travel in and out of the Spanish capital.

# spain - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Christy Kinahan Senior 'faces extradition from Dubai' if he fails to appear in Spanish court
# Spain
# Spain

Christy Kinahan Senior 'faces extradition from Dubai' if he fails to appear in Spanish court

Oct 1st 2020, 12:02 PM 28,912 Views 0 Comments

A Spanish official has said an international arrest warrant will be issued if he fails to appear at his passport fraud trial.

# spain - 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 34,301 Views 21 Comments

The announcement sparked a backlash from Madrid’s top health official Enrique Ruiz Escudero.

Christy Kinahan Senior charged with passport fraud in Spanish court
# Charged
# Charged

Christy Kinahan Senior charged with passport fraud in Spanish court

Sep 30th 2020, 1:04 PM 40,912 Views 0 Comments

He faces up to three years in prison if convicted.

# spain - 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 29,688 Views 9 Comments

European countries are facing up to a sustained spike in Covid-19 cases.

# spain - 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 43,248 Views 38 Comments

The region accounted for nearly half of the 141 deaths in the last week.

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