# madrid - Today’s News
Let’s face it – life is different in the summertime.
# 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.
# madrid - Saturday 15 September, 2012
Organisers say 65,000 people participated in today’s rally.
Meanwhile, mass anti-austerity protests have filled central Madrid.
# madrid - Thursday 19 July, 2012
Ailleen Morrison and Gavin Noble will compete in the World Triathlon Series at Hamburg at the weekend.
# madrid - Monday 4 June, 2012
Yorke and Cole were reunited, as were some of the Galacticos, for the charity event at the Bernabeu last night.
# madrid - Thursday 24 May, 2012
Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?
# madrid - Wednesday 23 May, 2012
After building a nest every year for the past six years, Madrid’s Inca and Rayas are finally ready to welcome a chick.
# madrid - Monday 14 May, 2012
Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.
# madrid - Sunday 8 April, 2012
The Irish teenagers accounted for Portugal and France but were outclassed by the Auld Enemy
# madrid - Friday 16 March, 2012
The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.