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# 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 26,573 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 52,478 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 20,987 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 9,413 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 7,600 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 8,247 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 58,970 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 20,243 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 45,290 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 33,531 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 27,137 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 68,442 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 87,138 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 36,556 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 28,571 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 9,108 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 10,384 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 8,181 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 5,574 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 36,516 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.

# 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 74,967 Views 25 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 95,663 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 57,239 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 68,390 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 16,476 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 5,155 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 8,696 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 18,413 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 21,109 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 29,079 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 34,302 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 41,036 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 29,691 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 43,256 Views 38 Comments

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

# spain - Monday 31 August, 2020

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
# Travel
# Travel

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

Aug 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 50,705 Views 44 Comments

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.

# spain - Monday 17 August, 2020

Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE after going into exile earlier this month
# Spain
# Spain

Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE after going into exile earlier this month

Aug 17th 2020, 9:19 PM 30,500 Views 14 Comments

Juan Carlos announced on 3 August that he was leaving Spain.

# spain - Monday 3 August, 2020

Spain's former king Juan Carlos goes into exile amid financial scandal
# King Juan Carlos
# King Juan Carlos

Spain's former king Juan Carlos goes into exile amid financial scandal

Aug 3rd 2020, 6:31 PM 58,917 Views 35 Comments

His lawyer stated that although he would be leaving Spain, he intends to cooperate with the investigation.

# spain - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain

Jul 28th 2020, 2:25 PM 16,496 Views 19 Comments

The British prime minister defended his government’s decision to impose restrictions on those returning from Spain.

# spain - Monday 27 July, 2020

Irish man (20s) dies after being hit by car in Costa del Sol, Spain
# Marbella
# Marbella

Irish man (20s) dies after being hit by car in Costa del Sol, Spain

Jul 27th 2020, 9:31 PM 81,166 Views 10 Comments

The Dublin man died in the early hours of this morning following the incident.

Spanish court to examine claims Julian Assange was spied on
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish court to examine claims Julian Assange was spied on

Jul 27th 2020, 12:30 PM 7,998 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed that a Spanish company carried out surveillance on the WikiLeaks founder while he was in Ecuador’s embassy in London.