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  1. News - World - SPAIN

    March on Madrid over economic woes turns violent

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... collusion between officials and bankers that caused the crisis has gone largely unpunished. They were joined by many civic groups that emerged out of the mass Indignados protests of 2011 and 2012 when the crisis first hit Spain. The Indignados were seen as forerunners of the Occupy movement that spread around the world. On Saturday, the organisers hired hundreds of buses and at least ...

  2. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish court rules Catalonia’s planned independence bid illegal

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... fierce resistance from the national government, which has called for unity as Spain crawls out of its economic crisis. Under Spain's constitution, a region "cannot unilaterally call ...

  3. News - World - SPAIN

    Police seal off Spain Parliament ahead of protest

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 06:21pm by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... of the economic crisis. The demonstration, organised behind the slogan ‘Occupy Congress’, is expected to draw thousands of people from around Spain. Madrid’s regional Interior Ministry delegation said ... loan by its 16 partner nations using the euro currency to help bail out those of its banks worst hit by the collapse of the country’s real estate sector in 2008. Spain has yet to tap the fund ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Crisis zone where Spanish villagers enter lottery to win a job

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Alameda, Spain Televised raffle organised by mayor, offering temporary work to the unemployed, is grim sign of devastating economic slump gripping Spain Crisis zone ... job lottery is one small sign of just how dire things remain in Spain. When Pineda was elected in 2008, Spain's economic crisis was just beginning and a job lottery, usually for one-month ...

  5. News - World - SPAIN

    El Gordo brings rare smiles in a failing economy

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 10:16pm by AP

    ... financial crisis. Pay the mortgage, that’s the first thing, and then just enjoy the rest WINNER RAUL CLAVERO Before Spain's property-led economic boom imploded in 2008, ticket buyers often ...

  6. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain approves new restrictive abortion law

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... election promise, including his pledge not to increase taxes or cut public sector pensions, as it imposes biting austerity to try to get Spain out of its crippling economic crisis. Francisca Garcia ...

  7. Property - International - SPAIN

    Spanish 'bad bank' gets serious about selling off land

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... bank" is about to start its biggest sale so far of land taken over from bailed-out lenders, as property prices in some of the countries worst hit by the euro zone crisis show signs of recovery. The Sareb agency, set up to cleanse troubled Spanish banks of real estate holdings that went sour in the crisis, is taking advantage of growing interest from professional investors to catch up from ...

  8. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish King Juan Carlos expresses 'energy and hope' in times of crisis

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spanish king expresses 'hope' in times of crisis Spain's King Juan Carlos said he had "energy and hope" to continue ruling in his ... In the Friday broadcast on national television channel TVE, he reiterated his call for Spaniards to unite in order to pull through the economic crisis that has thrown millions out of work ...

  9. News - World - SPAIN

    Immigrants leave recession-hit Spain in droves

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in decades at the end of 2008 as the global credit crisis hastened a correction already under way in its key property sector. The Spanish economy, the euro zone's fourth largest, contracted ...

  10. News - World - SPAIN

    Bon Jovi to play free for fans living on a prayer

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... US rock supergroup Bon Jovi will waive their fee for playing a concert in recession-hit Spain next month, reports said yesterday, with special low-price tickets for Spaniards struggling in the crisis. Tickets for the gig at the giant Vicente Calderon football stadium in Madrid are capped at €39 (HK$390) - a fraction of the top price in other countries on the band's "Because We ...




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