# madrid - Today’s News
Spain has much higher VAT for cultural events than it does for porn.
# madrid - Monday 24 November, 2014
A football team has offered to help the 85-year-old.
# madrid - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
The vote is set to go ahead in defiances of legal challenges by central Government.
# madrid - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.
# madrid - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
A petition to stop it has tens of thousands of signatures already.
# madrid - Monday 6 October, 2014
The infection has now been confirmed by Spain’s Health Minister.
# madrid - Saturday 27 September, 2014
The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.
# madrid - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Tapas and football? It’s time to start planning your next break.
He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.
# madrid - Monday 28 April, 2014
Miguel de Cervantes died in poverty on 22 April, 1616.
# madrid - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
‘That’s football’, says the Chelsea boss, but somehow we don’t think he’s over it.
# madrid - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Atlético and Bayern fans put on quality shows just before kick-off in the Champions League quarter-finals.
# madrid - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Diego Costa made his debut for Spain tonight in Madrid.
# madrid - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The case surrounds the Brazilian’s multi-million euro move to the Spanish club.
# madrid - Monday 27 January, 2014
Obligatory “I wish I knew how to quit you” quote.
# madrid - Saturday 11 January, 2014
A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.
# madrid - Friday 6 September, 2013
Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.
# madrid - Thursday 8 August, 2013
… without even an epidural.
# madrid - Thursday 25 July, 2013
Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.
# madrid - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
The train which carried 238 passengers originated in Madrid and was bound for the northwestern town of Ferrol.
# madrid - Friday 5 July, 2013
The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.
# madrid - Friday 3 May, 2013
Powered entirely by the sun, the plane can fly by day or night but it will never be able to carry passengers.
# madrid - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five accused of ‘endangering public health’ by their involvement in doping.
# madrid - Sunday 27 January, 2013
The Real Madrid star took his total for the season to 21 today amid a comfortable victory for his side.
# madrid - Thursday 3 January, 2013
It is the first decline in the jobless figure since July 2012.
# madrid - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
The man in his 40s fell from a balcony in the apartment he was staying in on the island of Tenerife.
# madrid - Thursday 20 December, 2012
Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.
# madrid - Monday 26 November, 2012
Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.
# madrid - Friday 16 November, 2012
Officers lashed out at male and female protesters as they demonstrated in cities around the country.
# madrid - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
Flights, trains and transport links across Europe are expected to be impacted by anti-austerity protests taking place across the continent today.
# madrid - Saturday 3 November, 2012
A 17-year-old girl died this morning as a result of a stampede at a Halloween night rave in Madrid.
# madrid - Thursday 1 November, 2012
The huge crowd scrambled towards the exit doors in a panic apparently sparked by someone throwing a flare.
# madrid - Saturday 27 October, 2012
Hundreds of Spanish police officers protested outside the interior ministry today to denounce budget cuts and the elimination of benefits.
# madrid - Thursday 11 October, 2012
Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut to just one level above “junk” grade debt – which could see Madrid’s borrowing costs skyrocketing to untenable levels.
# madrid - Friday 28 September, 2012
The results will follow yesterday’s budget announcement of over €30 billion in cuts.
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# madrid - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Protests on the streets of Spain and Greece have spooked the markets.
# madrid - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
Thousands of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Madrid over the cuts.
# madrid - Friday 21 September, 2012
The City manager was responding to questions following a newspaper report in Britain that suggested the striker was dropped because of a late night-out following the Blues’ draw with Stoke City last weekend.
# madrid - Thursday 20 September, 2012
Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.