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ETA weapons destroyed in symbolic move

Bay Radio News | March 5, 2021 close
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WEAPONS seized from Basque separatist group ETA were destroyed in a symbolic Madrid ceremony were destroyed in a historic ceremony. Watched by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, representatives of terror victimassociations and law enforcement agencies, a steamroller slowly flattened three rows of arms – more than 1,000 guns and other weapons […]

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Alligator rescued from farm

Bay Radio News | March 4, 2021 close
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AN alligator rescued from an Alicante farm is starting a new life in a zoo after being touted for sale on the internet. Officers of the Guardia Civil’s specialised animal welfare unit and vets traced the 1.6 metre reptile to Sax after adverts were spotted offering it for sale for […]

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Police swoop on drugs trade

Bay Radio News | March 3, 2021 close
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A MASSIVE clampdown on international drugs trafficking is ongoing across Spain today as 350 Guardia civil officers raid addresses in Huelva, Cadiz and Seville. The operation against the hashish trade began early this morning with 25 locations as police swooped to make ‘dozens’ of arrests and seize property. Spain has […]

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The family of the former Francoist minister of Xàbia presents a...

Bay Radio News | March 2, 2021 close
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The Government has admitted that the adaptation and cleaning of the plot of the villa of the former Francoist minister Mariano Navarro Rubio in Xàbia suffers delays and, worse, will continue to suffer. To a question presented by Senator Carles Mulet, the Executive blames this situation on the concessionaires, that […]

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Unemployment in Spain exceeds 4,000,000 for the first time since...

Bay Radio News | March 2, 2021 close
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The number of unemployed has increased in February by 44,436 people according to data published by the State Public Employment Service as a result of the strict restrictions imposed to try to stop the third wave of coronavirus. Spain overcomes the 4,000,000 million unemployed in the month of February (4,008,789), […]

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Sonic bang sparks emergency calls

Bay Radio News | February 26, 2021 close
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THE emergency services were flooded with calls over fears of an explosion when an aircraft broke the sound barrier north of the city of Valencia. The alarm was sounded on Thursday afternoon in the Camp de Turia area and firefighters and police patrols were directed to investigate as a precaution. […]

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Wage inequality highlighted by protest

Bay Radio News | February 24, 2021 close
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SPANISH women continue to earn less than male counterparts and it is feared the Covid-19 health crisis will widen the wage inequality gap. Working women in Valencia earn on average €5,300 less than men – said to be the equivalent of toiling from October 12 to the end of the […]

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King pays tribute to ‘triumph’ of democracy

Bay Radio News | February 24, 2021 close
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KING Felipe VI took part in a ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the failed coup d’état in Spain when the lower house of parliament was stormed by the Civil Guard on February 23, 1981. At a special ceremony inside the Congress of Deputies building in Madrid yesterday to […]

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Barcelona suffers weekend of looting

Bay Radio News | February 22, 2021 close
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PROTESTS over the jailing of rapper Pablo Hasél descended into looting andvandalism in Barcelona on Saturday and Sunday nights. It was the sixth night of protests in the city, first triggered last week when the rapper was arrested to serve a nine-month prison sentence for using social media to praise […]

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Woman held 12 months in garage ‘prison’

Bay Radio News | February 22, 2021 close
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A MARRIED couple have been arrested for keeping a woman prisoner in a garage for over 12 months while making her work as a servant without pay. The Algerian 50-year-old husband and his wife, 44, have been charged with human trafficking after holding their victim against her will in ‘inhumane’ […]

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Time is ticking for the peseta

Bay Radio News | February 18, 2021 close
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PEOPLE across Spain who have hoarded an estimated €1.5 billion stockpile of pesetas have until June 30 to exchange them for euros – a deadline extended from December 30 by the Bank of Spain because of the Covid-19 crisis. The country adopted the euro in 2002, one of the first […]

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Call for probe after neo-Nazi march in Madrid

Bay Radio News | February 17, 2021 close
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SPAIN’S Jewish communities are demanding a hate crime investigation after a chilling march by chanting fascists carried Nazi symbols through the streets. The Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain (FCJE) is calling for the public prosecutor to probe the “disgusting” event after antisemitic chants and speeches were made and videos […]