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# spain - Monday 14 October, 2019

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders
# Protests
# Protests

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Oct 14th 2019, 8:34 PM 38,734 Views 43 Comments

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid
# Independence
# Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,969 Views 45 Comments

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

# spain - Saturday 5 October, 2019

All-Irish officiating team take charge of historic Euro 2021 qualifier in Spain
# Coygig
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# Coygig

All-Irish officiating team take charge of historic Euro 2021 qualifier in Spain

Oct 5th 2019, 3:51 PM 5,980 Views 3 Comments

It was the first time that Ireland had a team of four female officials on international duty, according to referee Paula Brady.

# spain - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Sevilla edge out high-flying Real Sociedad in five-goal La Liga thriller
# Up And Down
From The42
# Up And Down

Sevilla edge out high-flying Real Sociedad in five-goal La Liga thriller

Sep 29th 2019, 10:36 PM 2,772 Views 1 Comment

A look at today’s action in Spain.

# spain - Friday 27 September, 2019

Irishman dies while swimming in Spain
# Camino De Santiago
# Camino De Santiago

Irishman dies while swimming in Spain

Sep 27th 2019, 3:50 PM 48,339 Views 6 Comments

The man was on the Camino trek to Santiago de Compostela with friends when tragedy struck.

# spain - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains
# Dictator
# Dictator

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains

Sep 24th 2019, 4:18 PM 20,439 Views 22 Comments

The ruling has been hailed as “a great victory for Spanish democracy” by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

# spain - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Drunken Ryanair passenger arrested at Shannon airport 'thought she was still in Spain'

Drunken Ryanair passenger arrested at Shannon airport 'thought she was still in Spain'

Sep 11th 2019, 9:50 PM 67,364 Views 42 Comments

Court heard woman from Limerick had mixed Xanax with alcohol prior to boarding the flight to alleviate her fear of flying.

# spain - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain

Sep 5th 2019, 11:03 PM 48,198 Views 2 Comments

Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.

Sergio Ramos on target as Spain maintain 100% record
# Imperious
From The42
# Imperious

Sergio Ramos on target as Spain maintain 100% record

Sep 5th 2019, 10:28 PM 4,407 Views 2 Comments

La Roja’s victory came in their first game since Robert Moreno was confirmed as coach on a permanent basis.

# spain - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Ex-Man United midfielder Herrera in the dock as Spanish match-fixing trial opens
# Spain
From The42
# Spain

Ex-Man United midfielder Herrera in the dock as Spanish match-fixing trial opens

Sep 4th 2019, 2:45 PM 8,254 Views 2 Comments

Herrera is among 42 defendants charged over a ‘suspect’ 2011 match between his former club Real Zaragoza and Levante.

# spain - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Arndt avoids crashes to win in the wet, Edet claims overall lead in La Vuelta
# The Rain In Spain
From The42
# The Rain In Spain

Arndt avoids crashes to win in the wet, Edet claims overall lead in La Vuelta

Aug 31st 2019, 6:57 PM 3,012 Views 0 Comments

A late downpour made today’s stage a treacherous one.

# spain - Friday 30 August, 2019

Man dies after being gored by rampant bull during Spanish festival
# Spain
# Spain

Man dies after being gored by rampant bull during Spanish festival

Aug 30th 2019, 8:55 AM 26,397 Views 97 Comments

The 62-year-old received “several deadly horn blows” in the chest and neck.

# spain - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Former Spain and Barcelona manager Luis Enrique's daughter dies aged nine
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Spain and Barcelona manager Luis Enrique's daughter dies aged nine

Aug 29th 2019, 10:42 PM 88,258 Views 47 Comments

Nine-year-old Xana Enrique passed away after suffering from bone cancer.

# spain - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Seven dead after plane and helicopter collide in Mallorca
# Spain
# Spain

Seven dead after plane and helicopter collide in Mallorca

Updated Aug 25th 2019, 4:55 PM 41,593 Views 8 Comments

Part of the wreckage from the aircraft landed near houses in a rural area.

# spain - Friday 23 August, 2019

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases
# Airlines
# Airlines

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases

Aug 23rd 2019, 7:19 PM 38,160 Views 19 Comments

A Spanish union accused Ryanair of “dismantling” its operations in the country.

# spain - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action
# More Strikes
# More Strikes

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action

Aug 21st 2019, 8:42 AM 25,008 Views 25 Comments

A 10-day strike has been promised in protest at the closing of some airport bases.

# spain - Monday 19 August, 2019

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island

Aug 19th 2019, 8:47 AM 24,960 Views 7 Comments

More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.

# spain - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Three-year-old Irish boy dies in Spain after being found unconscious in swimming pool
# Alicante
# Alicante

Three-year-old Irish boy dies in Spain after being found unconscious in swimming pool

Aug 13th 2019, 2:13 PM 56,356 Views 43 Comments

The boy was holidaying with his family in the Cabo Roig area on the Costa Blanca.

# spain - Monday 12 August, 2019

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people
# Spain
# Spain

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Aug 12th 2019, 12:21 PM 29,741 Views 2 Comments

Police said they detained a man for allegedly starting the fire by using welding equipment.

# spain - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links
# Update
From The42
# Update

Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links

Aug 10th 2019, 1:58 PM 6,173 Views 6 Comments

The Brazil international continues to be linked with a return to Spain, but a club official claims no deal has been put in place yet.

# spain - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Passengers describe 'terror' after cabin of British Airways plane 'filled with smoke'
# Valencia
# Valencia

Passengers describe 'terror' after cabin of British Airways plane 'filled with smoke'

Aug 6th 2019, 9:52 AM 44,260 Views 23 Comments

The airline said the plane “experienced a technical issue” on its approach to Valencia in Spain.

# spain - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Spain crowned U19 European champions thanks to double from 19-year-old Valencia forward
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Spain crowned U19 European champions thanks to double from 19-year-old Valencia forward

Jul 27th 2019, 7:42 PM 6,667 Views 0 Comments

Ferran Torres scored a goal in either half to help Spain secure the Uefa U19 European Championship.

# spain - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Atletico Madrid complete €29m deal for highly rated Spanish defender
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Atletico Madrid complete €29m deal for highly rated Spanish defender

Jul 18th 2019, 2:06 PM 7,737 Views 2 Comments

Mario Hermoso joins the La Liga side from Espanyol on a five-year deal.

# spain - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Alberto Moreno agrees Villarreal switch following Liverpool release
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

Alberto Moreno agrees Villarreal switch following Liverpool release

Jul 9th 2019, 6:47 PM 7,229 Views 11 Comments

The 27-year-old has signed a five-year deal with the La Liga club after his release from Anfield.

# spain - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Two Americans and a Spaniard gored during Pamplona bull-running
# San Fermin Festival
# San Fermin Festival

Two Americans and a Spaniard gored during Pamplona bull-running

Jul 7th 2019, 12:14 PM 53,776 Views 84 Comments

Local media reported one of those gored was in serious condition.

# spain - Friday 28 June, 2019

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
# Europe Heatwave
# Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:39 PM 43,058 Views 52 Comments

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

# spain - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Defending champions Germany to face four-time winners Spain in Euro U21 final
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Defending champions Germany to face four-time winners Spain in Euro U21 final

Jun 27th 2019, 10:44 PM 4,436 Views 1 Comment

It was a late, late show for Germany against Romania, while Spain saw off France in the last four.

Europe heatwave: 'Extreme risk' Spanish wildfires could spread after 13,500 acres destroyed
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

Europe heatwave: 'Extreme risk' Spanish wildfires could spread after 13,500 acres destroyed

Jun 27th 2019, 6:20 PM 24,950 Views 10 Comments

The forest fire is spreading through Catalonia.

# spain - Monday 24 June, 2019

Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals

Jun 24th 2019, 7:03 PM 27,201 Views 18 Comments

The referee consulted with VAR before awarding a decisive spot-kick that was coolly dispatched Megan Rapinoe.

Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup
# Top Bins
From The42
# Top Bins

Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup

Jun 24th 2019, 5:50 PM 7,197 Views 0 Comments

Spain’s Jenni Hermoso showed great composure to hit the equaliser, after her side went behind from the penalty spot.

# spain - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Irish man who was fatally stabbed in Spain named as 53 year-old charity worker John Pender
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Irish man who was fatally stabbed in Spain named as 53 year-old charity worker John Pender

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 52,883 Views 15 Comments

A British man has been arrested over the incident.

# spain - Friday 21 June, 2019

Spain's Supreme Court finds five men guilty of rape after overruling previous sexual assault guilty verdict
# The Animal Pack
# The Animal Pack

Spain's Supreme Court finds five men guilty of rape after overruling previous sexual assault guilty verdict

Jun 21st 2019, 9:30 PM 28,776 Views 18 Comments

The earlier verdict – guilty on sexual assault charges – led to public outcry and protest in the country.

# spain - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

PSG midfielder Daebritz on target as Germany see off Spain to earn back-to-back wins
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

PSG midfielder Daebritz on target as Germany see off Spain to earn back-to-back wins

Jun 12th 2019, 8:22 PM 2,619 Views 2 Comments

Sara Daebritz earned the Germans a hard-fought three points by pouncing three minutes before the break.

# spain - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time
# Absence
From The42
# Absence

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time

Jun 11th 2019, 12:14 AM 9,644 Views 0 Comments

Luis Enrique missed a third successive Spain game on Monday. His assistant hopes the former Barcelona coach returns in September.

# spain - Monday 10 June, 2019

Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start
# Review
From The42
# Review

Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start

Jun 10th 2019, 10:25 PM 12,459 Views 0 Comments

Luis Enrique’s continued absence has not impacted the team’s results.

# spain - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker
# Roja Roll
From The42
# Roja Roll

Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker

Jun 8th 2019, 7:18 PM 4,086 Views 3 Comments

Jennifer Hermosa struck twice from the spot to deliver the win for Spain.

# spain - Friday 17 May, 2019

Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons
# Not There
From The42
# Not There

Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons

May 17th 2019, 6:02 PM 8,735 Views 1 Comment

The federation’s bosses insist there is no plan to replace him.

Santi Cazorla returns to Spain squad to cap incredible injury comeback
# Santi Delivers
From The42
# Santi Delivers

Santi Cazorla returns to Spain squad to cap incredible injury comeback

May 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 6,046 Views 4 Comments

Having been told he would be lucky to walk again, the former Arsenal player is among the national team for the first time since 2015.

# spain - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider
# Finalists
From The42
# Finalists

Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider

May 16th 2019, 9:03 PM 4,877 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all of today’s semi-final action.

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run

May 16th 2019, 9:09 AM 14,638 Views 38 Comments

ETA disbanded in 2018.