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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014

Spain

# spain - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head Fishing Rules

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head

The boat was stopped for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# spain - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at Dublin Airport uses special drugs toilet to pass 133 pellets of cannabis Ingested

Man arrested at Dublin Airport uses special drugs toilet to pass 133 pellets of cannabis

The Spanish national appeared at the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday and was remanded in custody.

# spain - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ETA hand over cache of weapons ahead of potential disarmament Basque Conflict

ETA hand over cache of weapons ahead of potential disarmament

International monitors have given evidence of the handover but the Spansih Government does not recognise their work.

# spain - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud

The case surrounds the Brazilian’s multi-million euro move to the Spanish club.

# spain - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Pro-choice activists protest Spanish abortion plans at embassy in Dublin Abortion This post contains images

Pics: Pro-choice activists protest Spanish abortion plans at embassy in Dublin

Draft legislation published by the Spanish government would make access to abortion more restricted in the country, with groups saying it will force women to go abroad for terminations.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish princess appears in court over fraud investigation On Trial

Spanish princess appears in court over fraud investigation

Princess Cristina is in court to answer questions about her husband’s business dealings.

From TheJournal.ie Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans Popular Party

Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans

Spain’s government is currently planning to restrict access to abortion services.

# spain - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 900 kilos of cocaine, €70k and luxury watches found in floating backpacks in the sea Smuggled This post contains images

900 kilos of cocaine, €70k and luxury watches found in floating backpacks in the sea

The backpacks were fitted with tracking and flotation devices.

# spain - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Beer ‘tasting’ robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner Robo-quaff

Beer ‘tasting’ robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner

Probably the best robot job in the world.

# spain - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tiredness and ‘inadequate training’ of flight crew factors in Cork Airport crash Manx2

Tiredness and ‘inadequate training’ of flight crew factors in Cork Airport crash

The AAIU’s report into the tragic events of 10 February 2011 has revealed a number of “systemic deficiencies”.

# spain - Monday 27 January, 2014

This is what happens when you mess with the USA’s rugby mascot

Spoiler: It doesn’t end well for you.

From The Daily Edge Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Spain with ‘discreet’ love scenes Spain

Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Spain with ‘discreet’ love scenes

Obligatory “I wish I knew how to quit you” quote.

# spain - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From Business ETC Welcome to the club: Spain exits its bailout… with 26% unemployment Spain

Welcome to the club: Spain exits its bailout… with 26% unemployment

The IMF has warned that the country faces five more years with high unemployment unless it enacts more reforms, including major wage cuts.

# spain - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spain’s new cardinal says homosexuality is a ‘defect’ Catholic Church

Spain’s new cardinal says homosexuality is a ‘defect’

The 84-year-old has been criticised by gay rights groups for his comments.

# spain - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

# spain - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s where real sangria comes from (according to the EU) Drink Up

Here’s where real sangria comes from (according to the EU)

The EU Parliament passed legislation today that brings in tougher rules on labelling true sangria.

From TheJournal.ie Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain Death

Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain

The man had also been suffering from unspecified diseases, and died at a hospital in Zaragoza.

Luis Garcia – the scorer of THAT Champions League goal against Chelsea – retires

The Spaniard was part of Liverpool’s 2005 Champions League winning tema.

# spain - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration Basque Conflict

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration

A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.

# spain - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Spanish woman throws newborn out window after secret Christmas Eve birth Spain

Spanish woman throws newborn out window after secret Christmas Eve birth

The 35-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to kill the baby.

# spain - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot

La Roja go into a World Cup year as top dogs again.

# spain - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Spain vows to block vote as Catalan leaders announce date for independence poll Catalan Independence

Spain vows to block vote as Catalan leaders announce date for independence poll

As Catalan political chief Artur Mas unveiled the date and wording of the poll, Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy refused even to countenance a break-up of the nation.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy sailing to France? Or maybe Spain? Now you can do both… Sail Away

Fancy sailing to France? Or maybe Spain? Now you can do both…

Who’s taking the horse to France?

# spain - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs Living Wage

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# spain - Friday 6 December, 2013

Six 2014 World Cup group games we’re looking forward to most

There’s only 188 days to go, folks.

# spain - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Teen girls’ rapist and killer freed under rights ruling Courts

Teen girls’ rapist and killer freed under rights ruling

European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.

# spain - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Can you pick out the Irish scenes in this amazing GoPro video? Go Woah

# spain - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

South Africa shock tired world champs Spain

They were back at Soccer City, but it wasn’t a happy return for Vicente del Bosque’s side.

# spain - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Spain and Germany mix it up with World Cup 2014 kits

The two European heavyweights released new strips today and won’t wear their traditional coloured shorts in Brazil next year.

# spain - Monday 11 November, 2013

Diego Costa robbed of chance to make his Spain debut

The Brazilian-born striker was in line to make his bow for the world champions but has been ruled out through injury.

# spain - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Diego Costa included in Spain squad for the first time

The Brazilian striker is in line to make his debut against Equatorial Guinea after being called up by Vincente del Bosque.

# spain - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie In Spain, even toddlers learn Chinese for job hopes Hola Beijing

In Spain, even toddlers learn Chinese for job hopes

Parents are being encouraged to improve their children’s chances – from the age of three – in a country with high unemployment.

# spain - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Bale, Ronaldo star as Real hammer Sevilla

The Welsh winger looked in better form tonight as the Bernabéu hosted an extraordinary game.

# spain - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Diego Costa confirms he will choose Spain over Brazil

The Atletico Madrid striker is set for a call-up in next month’s friendly against South Africa after officially declaring for La Roja.

# spain - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Rayo Vallecano fans stage a mock funeral for ‘the soul of football’

The Spanish club’s supporters lamented a sport ‘killed by corruption, business and crazy kick-off times’.

# spain - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Brazil not willing to let Diego Costa switch allegiance without a fight

Luiz Felipe Scolari says he intends to call up the Atletico Madrid strike even though he wants to play for Spain.

# spain - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

Hats off to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iceland and Ghana, while France are firing again..

# spain - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Real Madrid deny Gareth Bale has slipped disc

The Welsh star has played just three competitive matches since making the big move to Spain.

# spain - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Brazilian striker Diego Costa on the brink of switching allegiance to Spain

The Atletico Madrid star intends to play for La Roja but won’t be available for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers due to paperwork.

# spain - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it’s finished Look Familia?

This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it’s finished

Sure, what’s another 13 years – especially if it turns out this breathtakingly beautiful.

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