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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain’s new king Felipe VI sworn in muted ceremony

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:05pm by Reuters in Madrid

    ... favour after going on a secret elephant hunting trip at the height of Spain’s financial crisis in 2012. While polls show the decision to hand over to Felipe has boosted the popularity ...

  3. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain’s King Juan Carlos abdicates in favour of son Felipe to save monarchy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... abdicated after only a few months as king on December 12, 1936, in order to marry divorced American Wallis Simpson, thus avoiding a constitutional crisis. Albert, Queen Elizabeth's father, took ...

  4. Property - International - SPAIN

    Spanish housing nightmare fades as buying picks up

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:08am by BLOOM

    ... boom and subsequently among the regions worst hit by the crisis, the local association Fevec says builders are being asked to complete hundreds of unfinished homes which landed on the books ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. Business - Economy - SPAIN

    Crisis-hit Spain pays price of joining EU rich club

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 11:03am

    ... at a time of deep crisis. Spain was ready to accept such a change so long as it is gradual, said a diplomatic source ahead of a November 22-23 European Union summit on the budget for 2014-2020. ...

  10. 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 ...




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