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#Madrid

# madrid - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cuban flight takes off after passengers stranded in Shannon overnight Confusion

Cuban flight takes off after passengers stranded in Shannon overnight

They spent five hours aboard the plane on the tarmac, before being allowed off.

# madrid - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Incredible exhibition helps blind people ‘see’ artistic masterpieces with their fingers Art For All

Incredible exhibition helps blind people ‘see’ artistic masterpieces with their fingers

Visually impaired visitors can now experience the Mona Lisa in an entirely new way.

# madrid - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain Madrid

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain

There are no reports of any injuries.

# madrid - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gay people ‘more likely to dodge tickets’, metro workers told Madrid

Gay people ‘more likely to dodge tickets’, metro workers told

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

# madrid - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Irish weren’t the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too The Change Is Now

The Irish weren’t the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too

Thousands were out in support of the new anti-austerity party Podemos.

# madrid - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The women who are selling porn to bypass a tax hike in Spain Whatever Works

The women who are selling porn to bypass a tax hike in Spain

Spain has much higher VAT for cultural events than it does for porn.

# madrid - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These photos of a Spanish woman being evicted are heartbreaking Debt Collectors

These photos of a Spanish woman being evicted are heartbreaking

A football team has offered to help the 85-year-old.

# madrid - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won’t be listening RIGHT TO VOTE

Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won’t be listening

The vote is set to go ahead in defiances of legal challenges by central Government.

# madrid - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola All Clear

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

# madrid - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: Outrage as Spanish authorities plan to euthanise pet dog of infected nurse Madrid Madra

Ebola: Outrage as Spanish authorities plan to euthanise pet dog of infected nurse

A petition to stop it has tens of thousands of signatures already.

# madrid - Monday 6 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa EBOLA

Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa

The infection has now been confirmed by Spain’s Health Minister.

# madrid - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official 9N Votarem

Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official

The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.

# madrid - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The42 The top 6 destinations to watch football in Europe I'm A Wanderer

The top 6 destinations to watch football in Europe

Tapas and football? It’s time to start planning your next break.

From TheJournal.ie Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000 Outbreak

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

# madrid - Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Radars used to hunt for remains of Don Quixote author Tilting At Windmills

Radars used to hunt for remains of Don Quixote author

Miguel de Cervantes died in poverty on 22 April, 1616.

# madrid - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The42 Mourinho revives ‘ghost goal’ of Luis Garcia on latest return to Champions League semi-finals Madrid

Mourinho revives ‘ghost goal’ of Luis Garcia on latest return to Champions League semi-finals

‘That’s football’, says the Chelsea boss, but somehow we don’t think he’s over it.

# madrid - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The42 SNAPSHOT: Supporters in Munich and Madrid show off stunning tifos Magic

SNAPSHOT: Supporters in Munich and Madrid show off stunning tifos

Atlético and Bayern fans put on quality shows just before kick-off in the Champions League quarter-finals.

# madrid - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The42 Pedro strike hands Spain win over Italy Match Winner

Pedro strike hands Spain win over Italy

Diego Costa made his debut for Spain tonight in Madrid.

# madrid - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The42 Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud Tax Man

Barca indicted over alleged Neymar tax fraud

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

# madrid - Monday 27 January, 2014

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.

# madrid - 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.

# madrid - Friday 6 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “This curve is inhuman”: Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call Spain

“This curve is inhuman”: Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

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

From TheJournal.ie Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby… naturally Whoa

Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby… naturally

… without even an epidural.

# madrid - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash – “no indications” any Irish citizens were on board Spain

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash – “no indications” any Irish citizens were on board

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

From TheJournal.ie Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain Spain

Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain

The train which carried 238 passengers originated in Madrid and was bound for the northwestern town of Ferrol.

# madrid - Friday 5 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight Where's Snowden?

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight

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

From TheJournal.ie How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel Solar Power

How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel

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

From The42 Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today Drugs In Sport

Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today

Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five accused of ‘endangering public health’ by their involvement in doping.

# madrid - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Madrid thrash Getafe Take A Bow This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Madrid thrash Getafe

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

Spain’s unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December

It is the first decline in the jobless figure since July 2012.

# madrid - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries Death

Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries

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

From TheJournal.ie Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks Spain

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

# madrid - Monday 26 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing Catalonia

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing

Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.

# madrid - Friday 16 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes Austerity Strikes

Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes

Officers lashed out at male and female protesters as they demonstrated in cities around the country.

# madrid - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Flight disruption as anti-austerity protests taking place across Europe Day Of Action

Flight disruption as anti-austerity protests taking place across Europe

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

From TheJournal.ie Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports Madrid

Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports

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

From TheJournal.ie Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid Halloween

Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid

The huge crowd scrambled towards the exit doors in a panic apparently sparked by someone throwing a flare.

# madrid - Saturday 27 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid Spain

Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid

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

S&P downgrades Spain two notches

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

From TheJournal.ie Spain set to release stress test results Spain

Spain set to release stress test results

The results will follow yesterday’s budget announcement of over €30 billion in cuts.

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