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#Spain

# spain - Friday 13 June, 2014

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.

# 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.