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The Spanish government has announced that it will start the ...

Bay Radio News | September 24, 2020 close
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The Spanish government has announced that it will start the process to consider a request to pardon the nine jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders from next week. The nine Catalan politicians and activists were jailed for between 9-13 years by Spain’s Supreme Court, they convicted for crimes of sedition and misuse […]

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Authorities in the Madrid region have requested urgent help to ...

Bay Radio News | September 24, 2020 close
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Authorities in the Madrid region have requested urgent help to hire hundreds of foreign doctors and reinforce police, as they considered widening a partial coronavirus lockdown to more areas as cases rise. The region is the hardest-hit in Spain by a second wave of the virus and has restricted movement […]

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The coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly expand across ...

Bay Radio News | September 23, 2020 close
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The coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly expand across Madrid, the regional government says 16 health areas in the region have a Covid-19 incident rate above 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Despite this, these hotspots are NOT among those subject to the new restrictions which came into effect in 37 basic […]

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The Spanish Health Ministry is finalising a deal with regional ...

Bay Radio News | September 23, 2020 close
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The Spanish Health Ministry is finalising a deal with regional governments to reduce quarantine times from 14 days to 10 for those who have been in close contact with people who tested positive for Covid-19. Health Minister Salvador Illa confirmed that central and regional authorities had been discussing the measure […]

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Luis Rubiales has been re-elected president of the Spanish ...

Bay Radio News | September 22, 2020 close
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Luis Rubiales has been re-elected president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) until 2024. Rubiales has been embroiled in a battle over the control of the fixture calendar with La Liga and also took the controversial decision to sack Julen Lopetegui as national manager just before the 2018 World Cup.

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An opera performance in Madrid has been cancelled after it had ...

Bay Radio News | September 22, 2020 close
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An opera performance in Madrid has been cancelled after it had already started, when the reduced crowd protested that they had been seated in close proximity to one another. A Verdi opera was being performed at the Teatro Real in the Spanish capital when the audience seated in the upper […]

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Madrid’s regional government chief has requested the army’s ...

Bay Radio News | September 22, 2020 close
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Madrid’s regional government chief has requested the army’s help to fight the coronavirus surge in and around the Spanish capital where local authorities have ordered a partial lockdown of some poorer areas, prompting protests during the weekend. After meeting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in an attempt to reduce contagion in […]

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BONO VIATGE CV: 70% off your winter holidays in Valencian ...

Bay Radio News | September 21, 2020 close
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The president of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig, has today announced plans to discount 70% of holidays enjoyed in the region this winter – up to a maximum of €600. The scheme will be open to anyone registered on a municipal padrón in the Valencian Community, which comprises the provinces […]

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One year jailtime for parking in disabled slot in Denia with ...

Bay Radio News | September 21, 2020 close
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Alicante’s Provincial Tribunal has upheld a year’s prison sentence for the crime of parking in a disabled slot in Denia’s municipal Mercat with a fake card. The court also upheld a 1,620€ fine from a previous sentence passed down in Benidorm’s Penal Court no.1 last January. The defendant has now […]