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#Spain

# spain - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Score Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88 RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

# spain - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 49 cyclists, 700km and one very good cause Irish Hospice

49 cyclists, 700km and one very good cause

Dozens of Irish people are set to cycle across Spain to raise vital funds for night nurses.

# spain - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost the entire ocean surface has some plastic debris Debris

Almost the entire ocean surface has some plastic debris

Plastics from toys, bags, food containers and utensils have made their way onto the ocean surfaces – and the problem is getting worse.

# spain - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada… Whoops

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada…

The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”

# spain - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Score Jordi Alba to Spanish journalist: ‘I’ll rip your head off’ Tetchy

Jordi Alba to Spanish journalist: ‘I’ll rip your head off’

Left-back involved in heated exchange after his side’s 3-0 World Cup win over Australia.

# spain - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Score World Cup hangout: Live from Brazil, waving adios to Spain Wchangout This post contains videos

World Cup hangout: Live from Brazil, waving adios to Spain

As Spain finally managed to win a game, we discussed the tournaments most disappointing teams.

# spain - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta Sponsored By Campo Viejo

Here’s how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta

They might be out of the World Cup, but that won’t stop the Spanish from having a good time.

# spain - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Long live the king!”: Spain says hello to its new head of state Monarchy

“Long live the king!”: Spain says hello to its new head of state

The king promised an “honest and transparent” monarchy after scandals that dogged his father Juan Carlos in a Spain recovering from recession.

From The Score Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action A Week On

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action

As Spain bid us adios, will England or Uruguay join them through the exit door?

# spain - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The Score Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup Too Hot To Handle

Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup

The reigning champs slumped to a 2 – 0 defeat in Rio.

# spain - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup Dead Tired

Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup

The issue of exhaustion during football events is an ongoing problem in China.

# spain - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie King Juan Carlos is giving up his throne, but maybe not his immunity Abdication Crisis

King Juan Carlos is giving up his throne, but maybe not his immunity

That’s if the Government have anything to do with it.

# spain - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Score ‘Red shame’: How the Spanish press reacted to yesterday’s devastating loss to Holland Champs To Chumps

‘Red shame’: How the Spanish press reacted to yesterday’s devastating loss to Holland

Some of the sporting publications found some reason to hope on their front page, but most bemoaned the disaster on Friday the thirteenth.

# spain - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know.

From The Score Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain Group B

Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain

Vincent Del Bosque meanwhile, is also sticking by his tiki-taka guns.

# spain - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Young Donegal footballer seriously injured in Spain fall Mallorca

Young Donegal footballer seriously injured in Spain fall

Oisín Merritt from Donegal is fighting for his life.

From The Daily Edge 12 essential phrases for bluffing your way through the World Cup World Cup For Dummies

12 essential phrases for bluffing your way through the World Cup

First rule: It’s always football. Never, NEVER soccer.

# spain - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

From TheJournal.ie Ahoy! One of the world’s largest tall ships arrives in Dublin De Elcano This post contains images

Ahoy! One of the world’s largest tall ships arrives in Dublin

The Juan Sebastián de Elcano, the third-largest tall ship in the world, is staying over for five days.

# spain - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Score David Villa’s off to Melbourne City before he heads for New York Needs Good Neighbours

David Villa’s off to Melbourne City before he heads for New York

Damien Duff might be crossing the ball for La Liga great Down Under.

# spain - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “No more kings!” – Huge crowds gather to protest against the monarchy in Spain Down With The King

“No more kings!” – Huge crowds gather to protest against the monarchy in Spain

The protesters are calling for a vote on the future of the monarchy after the abdication of King Juan Carlos.

From The Daily Edge The Irish Mirror’s headline about the King of Spain is a work of genius Nailed It

# spain - Monday 2 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Labour Party leadership, marathons and job worries in Waterford.

# spain - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 500 African migrants leapt a fence into Spanish territory today Out Of Africa This post contains videos

500 African migrants leapt a fence into Spanish territory today

At least 1,000 sub-Saharan Africans had joined in the pre-dawn attempt to enter Melilla, one of two Spanish-held cities on the northern coast of Africa.

# spain - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From The Score Louis van Gaal tips Brazil and Argentina for possible World Cup success Flutter

Louis van Gaal tips Brazil and Argentina for possible World Cup success

Dutch coach points to the tournament’s history as the reason for his selection.

# spain - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Kissing with tongues, rose-tinted glasses and some terrified journalists

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# 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.