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Spain

# spain - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Passers-by take selfies with couple having public sex next to ATM The Shame

# spain - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Score Sevilla’s penalty masterclass delivers Europa League crown Clinical

Sevilla’s penalty masterclass delivers Europa League crown

The 52 years of hurt continue for Benfica.

# spain - Monday 12 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spanish politician shot dead on the street Assassination

Spanish politician shot dead on the street

Leon provincial council chief Isabel Carrasco was shot a number of times in broad daylight.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Mister and Miss Gypsy’ contests aim to empower neglected minority Spain

‘Mister and Miss Gypsy’ contests aim to empower neglected minority

Dozens of teenagers have been auditioning for the finals of the contest in a Madrid hotel.

# spain - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man caught trying to smuggle drugs in a ham and cheese sandwich Hang Sangwidges

Man caught trying to smuggle drugs in a ham and cheese sandwich

Are you sure you don’t want this sandwich, Father? There’s cocaine in it!

# spain - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine hidden among pineapples results in one of the EU’s biggest seizures Drugs Find

Cocaine hidden among pineapples results in one of the EU’s biggest seizures

The seizure is estimated to have a street value of €150 million.

# spain - Monday 5 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Most inappropriate selfie of the Bank Holiday weekend? Pic Of The Day

# spain - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Did Franco steal the 1968 Eurovision from Cliff Richard and Phil Coulter? El Generalísimo

Did Franco steal the 1968 Eurovision from Cliff Richard and Phil Coulter?

Spain’s Terry Wogan says he might have… Cliff’s still waiting for an apology… Coulter says he was so shocked to lose the contest — he even smoked a cigarette.

# spain - 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.

# spain - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spanish bouncy castle accident injures 23 people Accident

Spanish bouncy castle accident injures 23 people

High winds blew five inflatables away.

# spain - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won’t extradite him Dictatorship

Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won’t extradite him

Jesus Munecas is accused of torturing a prisoner during the country’s 36-year Franco-led dictatorship.

# spain - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Spanish town of Kill Jews is to vote on changing its name You're From Where?

The Spanish town of Kill Jews is to vote on changing its name

The town admits that the name is not fit for the modern era.

# 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

From The Score 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.

# 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

From The Score This is what happens when you mess with the USA’s rugby mascot Ouch!

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

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.

From The Score Luis Garcia – the scorer of THAT Champions League goal against Chelsea – retires Bowing Out

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

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

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

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

From The Score Six 2014 World Cup group games we’re looking forward to most Brazil 2014

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

From The Score South Africa shock tired world champs Spain La Rojas

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.