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Month: December 2018


Spanish News

Police arrest three fugitives, including a British citizen in ...

Laura | December 20, 2018 close
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The National Police have arrested three fugitives that were hiding out in Spain to evade capture for different crimes in England, Germany and Venezuela. The fugitives have been arrested for different crimes such as sexual violence, aggression and murder. The arrests were made in Benidorm, Barcelona and Madrid. On November […]

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Barcelona on high alert ahead of Spanish Cabinet meeting

Laura | December 20, 2018 close
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Business owners, schools and retailers in Barcelona are on high alert ahead of the Spanish government’s planned Cabinet meeting in Casa Llotja de Mar in the city on Friday, which is expected to attract mass protests and cause havoc in the Catalan capital. The pro-independence protest group Committee for the Defense of […]

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Killer of Laura Luelmo: “I took her clothes off and I tried to...

Laura | December 20, 2018 close
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The prime suspect in the investigation into the death of Spanish schoolteacher Laura Luelmo has confessed to her killing. Bernardo Montoya began by lying to Civil Guard officers, according to sources from the investigation. But after hours of interrogation, during which his lawyer was present, and after offering several unlikely versions of events, he […]

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Early Treatment and the Collaboration of Patients and their ...

Laura | December 19, 2018 close
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40% of the success in recovery from brain damage lies in the collaboration of patients and their family environments Quirónsalud Torrevieja has been named a reference centre for the care of traffic accident victims in the province of Alicante One of the most severe lesions that derive from traffic accidents […]

Sports News

Real Madrid could be without Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema

Laura | December 19, 2018 close
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Real Madrid could be without Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema when they meet Japan’s Kashima Antlers in the semi-finals of the World Club Cup in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Wales’ Bale missed the weekend win over Rayo Vallecano with an ankle injury, while France striker Benzema limped off with a leg problem. […]

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MIGRATION: Only 1,489 of the 10,816 illegal Moroccans that ...

Laura | December 19, 2018 close
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ONLY 1,489 of the 10,816 Moroccans who arrived in Spain irregularly this year were afterwards expelled from the country. Despite the government’s efforts to rope in Morocco’s assistance regarding the migration issue, this is the lowest figure in the last four years. The Ministry of the Interior resisted earlier efforts […]

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Spanish court gears up for high-stakes trial of separatists

Laura | December 19, 2018 close
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MADRID (AP) – A preliminary hearing in a rebellion case against Catalan separatists Tuesday displayed some of the dynamics between defense and prosecutors expected during a trial that is likely to dominate Spanish politics. Altogether, 18 former politicians and activists from the Catalonia region are charged with rebellion, sedition, disobedience […]

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Spain violence against women: Outrage at teacher’s murder

Laura | December 19, 2018 close
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The murder of a 26-year-old woman who had crossed Spain for a teaching job has sparked outrage in the country, the latest high-profile case to put the spotlight on gender violence. Laura Luelmo’s partially naked body was found near the southern village of El Campillo after five days of searching. […]

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Beating the recycling record

BayRadio | December 18, 2018 close
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The Valencia region ‘will beat’ its recycling record in 2018, according to the regional government. The generalitat say the greatest improvement has been made in household rubbish placed in the yellow containers which take plastic, cartons and cans.

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Tourist tax

BayRadio | December 18, 2018 close
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The Spanish Government has been advised by experts to implement a tourist tax of between two and five euros per day, in resorts on the Spanish peninsula. Cataluña and the Balearic Islands have already introduced the tax for overnight stays, which in Cataluña reportedly brings in around 50 million euros […]

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Catalan leaders on hunger strike

BayRadio | December 18, 2018 close
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Four former Catalan leaders who are on a hunger strike in prison awaiting trial for rebellion over their role in last year’s independence drive have sent 40 letters to European Union authorities to denounce their situation. In their message the four men detail how Spain’s Constitutional Court is, in their […]

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New tax poll results

BayRadio | December 18, 2018 close
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A new poll reveals how Spaniards don’t feel they’re getting enough from their taxes. More than half of Spain’s tax-paying population believes the country’s public services don’t justify the amount they pay in tax, and over 65 percent also believe that the public service offering hasn’t improved over the past […]