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SPAIN yesterday pledged to support President Mnangagwa's administration and is already exploring investment opportunities in Zimbabwe. This was said by the Spanish ambassador to Zimbabwe Mrs Alicia Moral after paying a courtesy call on Energy and Power Development Minister Ambassador ...
When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it. Most of it plastic, but also ropes, pieces of net and other debris lodged in its stomach. The discovery has prompted authorities in Murcia, Spain, to ...

Growing numbers of migrants are crossing the Mediterranean in a bid to reach Spain. In the first three months of the year there were 3,345 migrant arrivals by sea, a 38% rise from the same period in 2017, according to a report by the International Organization for Migration, a UN agency. There has ...
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia was on an official visit Thursday to longtime commercial ally Spain, where activists are criticizing past and possible future sales of military equipment to the kingdom. Mohammed bin Salman was due to attend a banquet with Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia ...
Spain's King Felipe, his wife Queen Letizia and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pose for the media before a lunch at the Royal Palace ... MADRID (Reuters) - Spain is due to sign a framework deal to sell Saudi Arabia warships worth around 1.8 billion euros ($2.2 billion) on ...
For many women, wearing longer skirts, traveling in groups and having an emergency contact on speed dial in case they run into a menacing stranger are all common practices. They have all had to deal with various forms of street harassment, including intimidating stares, unsolicited remarks, ...

A young sperm whale that washed ashore on the southeast coast of Spain in February most likely died after being unable to digest more than 60 pounds of plastic trash, fish netting and garbage bags in its stomach and intestines, scientists said this month. The 33-foot-long whale was swept onto a ...
But this represented only €2,8 billion in sales for Spain, while Italy's wine export brought €6 billion and France more than tripled Spain's with value sales of €9 billion. Spain's average price per litre of wine currently stands at €1.25, while French wine commands €6 per litre and Italian wine €2.78.
Trump Jr reportedly shot down two specimens inside a game preserve run by a company called Wild Hunting Spain in the municipality of Nogueruelas. The hotel is located in Mora de Rubielos, a village of 1,500 residents located 250 kilometers east of Madrid. Trump Jr also visited the nearby ...
The 25-year-old rounded off a near-perfect performance with a first hat-trick of his career, against Argentina no less, and left the pitch to a huge ovation from Spain's supporters at the Wanda Metropolitano. Isco is a player who seems to transcend rivalries. Everyone loves him. A Real Madrid player who wasテδづつ...
Police in Spain have arrested a man after a 10-year-old Irish boy died following a hit and run incident on Thursday. The incident occurred at approximately 8.30pm near the Gran Sur Shopping Centre on a street called Calle Dublin in Adeje, Tenerife. The man being quizzed by police over the hit-and-runテδづつ...
SANTIAGO – The Mormon church has announced its plan to close two missionary training centers — one in Santiago, Chile, and the other in Madrid, Spain — in January. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement that ecclesiastical leaders “continue to seek the best use ofテδづつ...
The 25-year-old rounded off a near-perfect performance with a first hat-trick of his career, against Argentina no less, and left the pitch to a huge ovation from Spain's supporters at the Wanda Metropolitano. Isco is a player who seems to transcend rivalries. Everyone loves him. A Real Madrid player who wasテδづつ...
Messi was unable to continue watching when Spain scored their sixth goal during the second half. But despite his disappointment, Messi had some encouraging words for his team-mates in the dressing room after the game. Spanish newspaper, Diario Ole reports that he told them, “We come through thisテδづつ...
After two days of sunshine and warm weather, Spain's meteorology agency Aemet is warning that temperatures will drop by 8 to 10テδづつコC across most of the country. Along the northeast and southeast coasts, temperatures are expected to remain more or less the same. But rain is forecast for the coastal regionsテδづつ...
The former Catalan leaders – who argue Spain is authoritarian, the case against them is political and that as elected politicians they had a democratic mandate to push for regional independence – are wanted on charges ranging from rebellion to misuse of public funds for organising last October'sテδづつ...
A massive European airfare war is waging right now, forcing major airlines like American, Delta, United, Swiss Air, KLM, and Air France to drop prices. We've seen cheap peak summer tickets to Sweden, a flurry of affordable flights to cities across Germany and France, and unbeatable prices on trips toテδづつ...

MADRID — After months of political turmoil in Catalonia, Spain's central government is hoping for a clear victory at last over the region's separatists — this time in a courtroom, with the trial of the top separatist leader, who has been arrested in Germany on a warrant issued in Madrid. But if that leader, Carlesテδづつ...
Supporters of Marseille attacked and injured two security guards Thursday in Spain's northern city of Bilbao, police said, only three weeks after an officer died during an unrelated bout of football fan violence. A group of fans of the French team first attacked a guard at the San Mames stadium early in theテδづつ...
Former flanker turned Hollywood star Javier Bardem once described playing rugby in Spain as “like being a bullfighter in Japan”. Despite its proximity to the relative European rugby powerhouses of France and Italy, the sight of a cauliflower-eared back rower in the land of Real Madrid and Barcelona wouldテδづつ...
"If Spain proposes a model like the one in Switzerland, I think that would be an idea we could work with and perhaps an idea that could convince the majority of Catalans," Carles Puigdemont said in an interview with Swiss public broadcaster RTS. Switzerland is split into cantons or federal states that enjoyテδづつ...
Eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz's murder has led many Spaniards to call for her killer to be sentenced to life in prison. Photo: Spanish police. The Local. news@thelocal.es テδづつキ @thelocalspain. 15 March 2018. 15:19 CET+01:00. Spain's Parliament on Thursday voted to revoke a recent legal amendment thatテδづつ...
The morning autumn air quickly warms the day in southern Spain, and there's a pungent smell of pines. From the car park in the small town of Ardeles, it's about a 30-minute walk to reach the official starting point of the Caminito del Rey. There, each visitor is registered and handed a helmet. Not only canテδづつ...
They open a door into life in a very different Spain and - despite the buoyantly condescending tone of the newsreaders - they reveal how the British public was already falling for Spanish culture and, of course, its climate. We've selected five of these Spain-themed hidden gems for your enjoyment.
According to EU negotiation guidelines issued in April last year, Gibraltar will find itself outside any future trade deal with the UK unless an agreement is reached in advance with Spain over its status, effectively giving Madrid a veto. Gibraltar's deputy chief minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, described the vetoテδづつ...
Spain's government says it will work to raise pension payouts but warned that its priority will be ensuring the future of the nation's retirement system. Experts have raised concerns about the sustainability of payouts in an aging Spain, with fewer workers contributing to the national social security fund.
More than 1,000 Amazon workers in Spain are planning to go on strike next week against a planned drop in allowances and overtime, a first in the country, ... of San Fernando de Henares, near Madrid, the biggest in Spain and the first created in the country" in 2012, said Ana Berceruelo of the CCOO union.
A little over 40 years ago, on the 20th November 1975, General Francisco Franco died of natural causes in Madrid, just as he was about to celebrate his 83rd birthday. By that time he had been for almost 40 years, from October 1st, 1936, the head of a dictatorial regime with the title of 'Caudillo of Spain byテδづつ...
Very few Gibraltarians feel the grass will be greener on the other side post-Brexit. Photo: JORGE GUERRERO / AFP. Alex Dunham. alex.dunham@thelocal.com. 13 March 2018. 11:04 CET+01:00. Brexit opens up the possibility of finding mutually beneficial solutions to the Gibraltar situation, argues Spain'sテδづつ...
It takes something special to shift Real and Atletico Madrid off the front page of Marca, the Spanish sporting institution with a daily readership of more than two and a half million. These, however, are heady days for Spain's national men's side who, with a round to go in the Rugby Europe Championship, areテδづつ...
Almost 60 percent of workers in Spain don't receive any financial remuneration for working extra hours, a study by recruitment agency Adecco has found. Up to 46.4 percent of people surveyed said they received no other form of compensation and 13 percent added that they only get breaks by working extraテδづつ...
The decision from the European court, which is based in Strasbourg, France, comes as Spain has mounted a series of challenges to freedom of expression by social media users as well as rappers and other artists. Many of them have been prosecuted on charges of violating antiterrorism laws introduced inテδづつ...
The death of 8-year-old Gabriel Cruz, who had been missing for two weeks, sparked outrage in Spain after reports surfaced that his alleged murderer is the girlfriend of the victim's father. The boy disappeared on Feb. 27 after leaving his grandmother's house. News of the disappearance went viral in Spainテδづつ...
It's not that angulas, as they're called in Spain, taste good or bad. They don't taste of much at all – which is strange because they're astronomically expensive, up to 1,000 euros a kilo. Even stranger still, legend has it they were once so unappreciated they were used as fodder for chickens and pigs. But thenテδづつ...
An exponential increase in the number of people falling foul of a draconian law banning the “glorification of terrorism” or “humiliating victims of terrorism” is part of a sustained attack on freedom of expression in Spain, a new report from Amnesty International has found. Tweet…if you dare: Howテδづつ...
During the course of the investigation police officers discovered a company, seated in Galicia, Spain which was suspected of transmitting signals for paid TV channels illegally. The company developed both the decoder device and the application needed to illegally access the paid channels. The decoderテδづつ...
Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon, second left-front row, along with Finance Minister Colm Imbert, right, and Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, fourth right, at the launch of Live Music Districts in Port of Spain on Thursday.Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon, second left-front row,テδづつ...
Spain's Supreme Court says the man nominated to lead Catalonia's regional government cannot be freed from jail to attend an investiture ceremony. Pro-independence activist Jordi Sanchez, 53, had asked to be released to attend Monday's debate and vote in the Catalan parliament. He was jailed onテδづつ...
Over the past decade Spain has been through an emotional rollercoaster: an economic boom ended, leading into a double-dip recession, while politicians, bankers and members of the royal family have been exposed as hopelessly incompetent or shamelessly corrupt. In the meantime Catalonia's failedテδづつ...
"The locals wouldn't do this,” David Illsley told me, “walking between villages with the sun beating on your head. You do that round here only if you're trying to find grazing for your sheep and goats. The equivalent would be people from the Alpujarras going to London and spending all their time on the Tube.
As of today, I have now been in prison for 144 days without a trial for defending the rights and freedoms of the people of Catalonia. Since then, my 10-month-old son and my partner have travelled 27,000km, making the 1,200km round trip from Barcelona to Soto del Real prison, close to Madrid, more thanテδづつ...
Women workers in Spain are marking International Women's Day with an unprecedented strike targeting gender inequality and sexual discrimination. Unions said 5.3 million women had joined the 24-hour strike, backed by 10 unions and some of Spain's top women politicians. Hundreds of thousands of women have joinedテδづつ...
Women all over the country will stay home from work on March 8, International Women's Day, in the first nationwide strike to end “macho culture” in Spain. Smaller strikes were held last year on International Women's Day, but this is the first time there is a coordinated national effort to encourage women toテδづつ...
Semana Santa, or Holy Week, in Spain is an overwhelming mix of beauty and spirituality, even for those who are neither Catholic nor churchgoers. I've made at least 10 Semana Santa trips to Spain, starting in 1999 when my wife Julie and I went to Caravaca de la Cruz in the Murcia region. That first nightテδづつ...
The decision, which was widely condemned, prompted Madrid's mayor, Manuela Carmena, to boycott the fair's launch and has further fuelled the debate over freedom of expression and artistic liberty in Spain. “I don't like this at all,” Sierra said. “I don't exhibit very much – if at all – in my city and the one timeテδづつ...
According to Garcia Egea and the Popular Party, the ruling political party of Spain to which the lawmaker belongs, it's in Spain's interest to attract and keep those firms, and, therefore, the country should adopt a blockchain-friendly regulatory approach. Garcia Egea added that the bill in preparation wasテδづつ...
Here is this week's playlist – songs picked by a reader from hundreds of stories and suggestions on last week's callout. Thanks for taking part. Read more about how our weekly series works at the end of the piece. If there is a theme that has dominated songwriters' minds when it comes to Spain, it is theテδづつ...
... of retirees take to streets over pensions fears. THOUSANDS of OAPs have been marching in Spain to demand "decent pensions" - even cutting access to the Spanish Parliament in Madrid and stopping traffic from passing. By Laura Mowat. PUBLISHED: 16:26, Thu, Feb 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 18:02, Thu, Feb 22, 2018テδづつ...
ETA, which attacked Spanish police and armed forces during its lifespan, played an important and violent role in Spain's transition to democracy. In 1973, the separatist groups assassinated Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco, the head of government and Franco's chosen successor. The ETA assassins dug aテδづつ...
Researchers from the University of Southampton and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany examined three cave paintings in Spain. They found that the images of animals, geometric shapes and hand imprints were placed there more than 64,000 years ago, giving artistic creditテδづつ...


 

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