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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Spain

Last week
21st May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Racism
Four detained for hanging effigy of Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior
Three youths have also bee arrested for racist insults against the Brazilian forward.
Last month
May 2023
# Seville
Dublin firefighters praised after helping seriously injured motorcyclist in Spain
Seville’s emergency services said the men’s actions prevented the man from experiencing respiratory failure and cardiac arrest.
# Inflation
From energy caps to scrapped TV licence: How nearby countries responded to cost-of-living crisis
What measures have some other governments responded to rising prices over the last year?
# Extradition
Man wanted for hijacking arrested at Belfast Airport trying to flee to Spain
The man was detained by PSNI on an Irish extradition warrant whilst trying to get a flight to Spain.
# Departing
Busquets: 'The moment has arrived to announce this is my last season at Barcelona'
Three-time Champion’s League winner to leave his hometown club.
# Drought
Drought persists as Spain records hottest April on record
Three years of scant rainfall and high temperatures put the country into long-term drought.
This year
# Heatwave
Spain swelters in ‘unbearable’ heatwave as drought drives up olive oil prices
Health officials are considering bringing in a heat prevention plan two weeks early.
# Climate Change
Spain hit by unusually early heatwave as record-breaking temperatures expected
Experts have warned of the high risk of wildfires and farmers have said the heatwave is killing their crops.
# Guadalquivir valley
Spain set for record-breaking April temperatures as farmers grapple with severe drought
TemperaturesThe mercury is set to reach 39.3 degrees in the Guadalquivir valley in southern Spain today.
# Archaeology
Researchers find evidence of drug use during Bronze Age ceremonies
Chemicals found in three hair samples in Spain are the first direct evidence of ancient drug use in Europe.
# Super Scots
Scott McTominay at the double again as Scotland stun Spain to top Group A
Steve Clarke’s side made it two wins from two in front of a roaring Hampden Park.
# fanning the flames
Strong winds drive early wildfire destroying forestry in Spain
The blaze has forced 1,800 people from their homes.
# Storm Juliette
Snowstorm in Mallorca: Rescues, power cuts, sinkholes and snowmen
The government confirmed that residents of the island are in “good health” and that three helicopters were taking part in the search and evacuation operation.
# Pedro Sanchez
Windsor Framework and invasion of Ukraine on the agenda when Varadkar meets Spanish PM later
Leo Varadkar will brief Pedro Sanchez on the new agreement between the UK and the EU.
# Healthcare crisis
'Non-EU nurses are paying to come here': Ireland's place in global scramble for healthcare staff
The co-founder of Migrant Nurses Ireland said the organisation is aware of instances of non-EU nurses paying to come to Ireland for work.
# Spain
Spain becomes first European country to legislate paid time off for women with painful periods
The law is aimed at breaking a taboo on the subject, the government has said.
# Defence Forces
Defence Forces member who died in parachute accident remembered as 'a natural leader'
Tributes have been paid to Declan O’Connell, who died yesterday.
# Algeciras
Man dies and priest wounded in machete attack on Spain churches
Prosecutors immediately opened a terror probe into the attack.
# getting bigger
Uefa expand Nations League to include quarter-finals and promotion play-offs
Had the format been in play this year, Ireland would have had to play-off to preserve their League B status.
Last year
Spain decries 'dreadful' spike in murders of women
At least 46 women were killed due to gender violence this year in Spain.
Luis Enrique sacked by Spain as they appoint Luis de la Fuente
“Both the president, Luis Rubiales, and the sporting director, Jose Francisco Molina, have told the coach their decision,” the Spanish FA said in a statement.
# Train Crash
Over 150 people injured in train collision near Barcelona
18 medical units were deployed to the area
Magnificent Morocco shock toothless Spain in penalty shoot-out
Morocco won 3-0 on spot kicks after a tense, goalless 120 minutes.
# twists and turns
Japan shock Spain and eliminate Germany on roller-coaster World Cup night
Recounting an astonishing night as Japan came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 and knock out Germany in the process.
# Madrid
US embassy and Spain PM got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy
The letter that exploded at the embassy in Madrid was addressed to the Ukrainian ambassador.
# Madrid
Letterbomb sent to Ukraine's embassy in Spain injures one
Police have opened an investigation involving forensic police.
# honours even
Strikers make the difference as Spain and Germany share high-quality draw
Alvaro Morata and Niclas Füllkrug scored the goals in a 1-1 draw.
Spain v Germany, World Cup
Tonight’s Group E heavyweight clash finished 1-1.
# Court
Former Our Lady's Hospice head of finance jailed for Spanish property scheme
Members of the company’s board were told that the property was dilapidated and not fit for sale.
# World Cup 2022
'A unique player' - Gavi becomes the youngest World Cup goalscorer since Pele
The 18-year-old became Spain’s youngest goalscorer in June.
# New generation
Spain's latest version of tiki-taka a joy to behold as they set benchmark
The 2010 champions trounce Costa Rica 7-0 with Barcelona teenagers Gavi and Pedri among those to put on a show.
# Wrap
No Ronaldo, no problem for Portugal, Fati shines for Spain in World Cup warm-ups
Bruno Fernandes scored two first-half goals in Lisbon.
# Q School
Waterford's Hurley in line for DP Tour card entering final day, Cork's Murphy four shots back
A 70 today for Gary Hurley, while John Murphy shot 69.
# europol raids
Gardaí involved in major operation against 'logistics and money laundering' gang in Spain
Europol has said that the gang was providing financial and technical support to other criminal groups in Europe.
# Group by Group Guide
Group E Preview: Spain and Germany collide in heavyweight group
The latest in our series focuses on Group E, featuring Spain, Germany, Japan and Costa Rica.
# Primary Care
Hundreds of thousands of people march in support for Madrid's public healthcare
The protest comes ahead of a planned strike by nearly 5,000 regional family doctors and paediatricians
# Spain
Spanish policeman gets jail term over Twitter disinformation
The man also claimed that mainstream media was covering up the rape.
# coygig
Ireland add two players to squad for Spain training camp and Morocco friendly
The camp begins next Monday 7 November in Marbella.
# Arrest
Woman arrested in Spain after police find snatched newborn
She had disguised herself as a nurse.
# Healthcare
Spanish baby receives groundbreaking intestinal transplant
Spain is a world leader in organ transplants.