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Santander to axe 1,100 jobs after takeover of Banco Popular
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:46:11 +0100
Spain's Banco Santander, the eurozone's biggest lender, will slash 1,100 jobs as part of a restructuring following its purchase of smaller rival Banco Popular, unions said Tuesday.
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Spanish court orders seizure of ex-Catalan leader's home
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:27:24 +0100
Spain's Court of Auditors ordered on Tuesday the seizure of former Catalan president Artur Mas's home to cover costs generated by the nonbinding independence referendum his government organised in 2014.
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Spanish judge expands probe into Catalan separatists
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:17:10 +0100
A Spanish judge who is investigating ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and his fallen government has expanded the probe to include more separatist leaders ahead of elections next week.
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Iberia staff announce Christmas strike
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:06:56 +0100
Iberia staff at Barcelona’s El Prat airport have announced a strike for the four days leading up to Christmas, threatening to bring delays and travel misery for hundreds of travellers on their way home for the holidays.
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Spanish royals release official Christmas card
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:43:53 +0100
The Spanish royal family have played it safe by featuring a traditional family pose on their Christmas greeting card for 2017.
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Spanish study reveals half of middle-aged people have hardened arteries
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:01:30 +0100
Half of middle-aged people who are normal weight and don't smoke or have diabetes may have clogged arteries, researchers said Thursday, urging stronger measures to lower cholesterol.
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Scuffles break out as art is 'plundered' from Catalan museum
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:38:23 +0100
Scuffles broke out on Monday between police and demonstrators gathered outside a museum in the Catalan city of Lleida to protest at the removal of 44 works of art that a Spanish court ordered be returned to a neighbouring region.
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12 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:41:25 +0100
From Catalonia's 'crapping log' to the Basque Country's very own version of Santa Claus, The Local guides you through the weird and wonderful world of Spanish Christmas.
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OPINION: Four things the Catalan crisis can teach us about social unity
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:18:35 +0100
The Catalan crisis has made headlines numerous times around the world over the past few months. It has sparked heated arguments between pro-independance and anti-independence supporters. And in many of the reports, the Catalan people – especially pro-independants...
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Cyclone Ana sweeps across Spain
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:58:01 +0100
Spain experienced strong winds, torrential rain and dangerous seas as the Cyclone Ana swept across the Iberian peninsula on Sunday.
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Melilla border police find 12-year-old boy hidden inside BMW dashboard
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:54:22 +0100
Police in Spain discovered a 12-year old boy hidden inside the dashboard of a BMW car at a checkpoint at the border with Morocco in the north African enclave of Melilla.
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Ronaldo presents fifth Ballon d'Or to Bernabeu
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 19:25:04 +0100
Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or to an adoring Santiago Bernabeu before Real Madrid's clash with Sevilla on Saturday.
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Bale and Varane to travel to Club World Cup: Zidane
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:26:28 +0100
Gareth Bale and France international Raphaël Varane will travel with the Real Madrid squad to the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday.
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Corsica: Why France's 'Island of Beauty' is not the new Catalonia
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:56:00 +0100
Nationalist gains at the ballot box in Corsica may have earned the French island comparisons with Catalonia, but even its hardcore separatists admit that breaking away is a distant dream.
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Spanish police bust gang who were building aero club to fly in cocaine
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:06:15 +0100
Spanish police said Wednesday that they had dismantled a major hashish trafficking ring that was allegedly buying land to build a private airfield to start smuggling cocaine into the country.
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Valencia's 'lion king' passes away
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:01:32 +0100
The 19-year-old lion Keops' health had been deteriorating.
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Catalans travel to Brussels in droves for massive pro-independence rally
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:15:49 +0100
Protesters began gathering in Brussels on Thursday to show support for deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support their drive for independence from Spain.
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Supporters of Catalan independence protest in Brussels
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:15:49 +0100
Protesters began gathering in Brussels on Thursday to show support for deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support their drive for independence from Spain.
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Analysis: Has the Catalan crisis highlighted partisanship in Spanish media?
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:22:54 +0100
A study by the prestigious Columbia Journalism Review argues that Spanish media, led by El Pais, have mirrored the biased policies of politicians involved in the secessionist drama.
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Catalan impasse damaging tourism prospects for 2018
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:01:03 +0100
Hotel reservations in Barcelona are down by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2018 over the same time last year due to Catalonia's separatist crisis, which could lead to job losses in the sector, industry lobby group Exceltur said Tuesday.
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Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont says he's not in any hurry to leave Belgium
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:54:02 +0100
Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday that he will stay in Belgium "for now" despite Spain dropping European arrest warrants against him and four former ministers.
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How the Catalonia crisis has paralyzed Spanish politics
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:55:36 +0100
A 2018 budget that has still not been approved, a constitutional reform left hanging in the air... Far from a mere territorial issue, the Catalan crisis has also paralyzed Spanish politics as a whole.
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These 11 places just joined the list of the most beautiful villages in Spain
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:06:29 +0100
Eleven new towns have just won a coveted spot on the most beautiful pueblos in Spain list.
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Spain makes one of 'Europe's biggest' cocaine busts
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:13:37 +0100
Spanish authorities have netted nearly six tonnes of high-grade cocaine worth €210 million ($249 million), in one of the biggest seizures of the drug ever made in Europe, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
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Spain drops European arrest warrant for axed Catalan leader
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:54:20 +0100
Spain has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers, who fled to Belgium after the regional parliament declared unilateral independence, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.
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12 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:41:25 +0100
From Catalonia's 'crapping log' to the Basque Country's very own version of Santa Claus, The Local guides you through the weird and wonderful world of Spanish Christmas.
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Bale and Varane to travel to Club World Cup: Zidane
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:26:28 +0100
Gareth Bale and France international Raphaël Varane will travel with the Real Madrid squad to the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday.
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Ronaldo presents fifth Ballon d'Or to Bernabeu
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 19:25:04 +0100
Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or to an adoring Santiago Bernabeu before Real Madrid's clash with Sevilla on Saturday.
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Corsica: Why France's 'Island of Beauty' is not the new Catalonia
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:56:00 +0100
Nationalist gains at the ballot box in Corsica may have earned the French island comparisons with Catalonia, but even its hardcore separatists admit that breaking away is a distant dream.
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Spanish police bust gang who were building aero club to fly in cocaine
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:06:15 +0100
Spanish police said Wednesday that they had dismantled a major hashish trafficking ring that was allegedly buying land to build a private airfield to start smuggling cocaine into the country.
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Valencia's 'lion king' passes away
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:01:32 +0100
The 19-year-old lion Keops' health had been deteriorating.
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Supporters of Catalan independence protest in Brussels
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:15:49 +0100
Protesters began gathering in Brussels on Thursday to show support for deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support their drive for independence from Spain.
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Catalan impasse damaging tourism prospects for 2018
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:01:03 +0100
Hotel reservations in Barcelona are down by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2018 over the same time last year due to Catalonia's separatist crisis, which could lead to job losses in the sector, industry lobby group Exceltur said Tuesday.
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OPINION: Four things the Catalan crisis can teach us about social unity
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:18:35 +0100
The Catalan crisis has made headlines numerous times around the world over the past few months. It has sparked heated arguments between pro-independance and anti-independence supporters. And in many of the reports, the Catalan people – especially pro-independants...
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Cyclone Ana sweeps across Spain
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:58:01 +0100
Spain experienced strong winds, torrential rain and dangerous seas as the Cyclone Ana swept across the Iberian peninsula on Sunday.
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Melilla border police find 12-year-old boy hidden inside BMW dashboard
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:54:22 +0100
Police in Spain discovered a 12-year old boy hidden inside the dashboard of a BMW car at a checkpoint at the border with Morocco in the north African enclave of Melilla.
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Analysis: Has the Catalan crisis highlighted partisanship in Spanish media?
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:22:54 +0100
A study by the prestigious Columbia Journalism Review argues that Spanish media, led by El Pais, have mirrored the biased policies of politicians involved in the secessionist drama.
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Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont says he's not in any hurry to leave Belgium
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:54:02 +0100
Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday that he will stay in Belgium "for now" despite Spain dropping European arrest warrants against him and four former ministers.
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Santander to axe 1,100 jobs after takeover of Banco Popular
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:46:11 +0100
Spain's Banco Santander, the eurozone's biggest lender, will slash 1,100 jobs as part of a restructuring following its purchase of smaller rival Banco Popular, unions said Tuesday.
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Catalans travel to Brussels in droves for massive pro-independence rally
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:15:49 +0100
Protesters began gathering in Brussels on Thursday to show support for deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support their drive for independence from Spain.
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Spanish court orders seizure of ex-Catalan leader's home
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:27:24 +0100
Spain's Court of Auditors ordered on Tuesday the seizure of former Catalan president Artur Mas's home to cover costs generated by the nonbinding independence referendum his government organised in 2014.
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Spanish judge expands probe into Catalan separatists
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:17:10 +0100
A Spanish judge who is investigating ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and his fallen government has expanded the probe to include more separatist leaders ahead of elections next week.
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Iberia staff announce Christmas strike
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:06:56 +0100
Iberia staff at Barcelona’s El Prat airport have announced a strike for the four days leading up to Christmas, threatening to bring delays and travel misery for hundreds of travellers on their way home for the holidays.
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Spanish royals release official Christmas card
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:43:53 +0100
The Spanish royal family have played it safe by featuring a traditional family pose on their Christmas greeting card for 2017.
© The Local
Spanish study reveals half of middle-aged people have hardened arteries
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:01:30 +0100
Half of middle-aged people who are normal weight and don't smoke or have diabetes may have clogged arteries, researchers said Thursday, urging stronger measures to lower cholesterol.
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Scuffles break out as art is 'plundered' from Catalan museum
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:38:23 +0100
Scuffles broke out on Monday between police and demonstrators gathered outside a museum in the Catalan city of Lleida to protest at the removal of 44 works of art that a Spanish court ordered be returned to a neighbouring region.
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