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  1. News - World - SPAIN

    Catalonia to press on with independence referendum despite Spanish parliament's No vote

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:56pm by AFP

    ... conservative Popular Party, the main opposition Socialists and the centrist Union for Progress and Democracy were determined to block the petition and the outcome of the vote was never in doubt. After ... and Union, said at the start of the parliamentary debate. The European Union and Nato have warned that Catalonia- which has more people than Denmark and an economy rivalling Portugal's in size- ...

  2. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain set to offer citizenship to Sephardic Jews after ‘historic mistake’

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 08:41pm by NYT

    ... as a gesture of reconciliation and others who see it as an opportunity to receive a European Union passport. For Amit Ben-Aroya, 40, it is both. "It is genuinely moving, a symbolic act ...

  3. News - World - SPAIN

    Basque separatist group ETA vows to disarm but seeks prisoner deal

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:20am by AFP

    ... and bombings for an independent Basque homeland in northern Spain and southwestern France. It is classed as a terrorist group by the United States and European Union. It has been weakened in recent ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Over 200 migrants storm border in Spain’s north African territory of Melilla

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... on the leg. It was the latest in a series of co-ordinated assaults by African migrants on the border of Melilla, which along with fellow Spanish territory Ceuta has the European Union’s only land ...

  5. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain refuses to sanction Catalan independence vote in 2014

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:42am by AFP

    ... on "the way to stage the consultation legally." Polls indicate that Catalans are roughly evenly split on independence. The European Union and Nato have warned Catalonia it would be excluded ...

  6. Business - Economy - SPAIN

    Crisis-hit Spain pays price of joining EU rich club

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 11:03am

    ... in the European Union. For the first time, Madrid may have to pay more into the bloc than it receives, a dramatic change from 10 years ago when it was the biggest recipient. It is an unfortunate paradox 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. ...

  7. News - World - SPAIN

    Driver faces probe after 80 killed in Spain train crash

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... per kilometres travelled, the European Railway Agency said. There were 218 train accidents in Spain between 2008-2011, well below the European Union average of 426 for the same period, ...

  8. News - World - SPAIN

    Protests erupt after Spain PM denies corruption

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 09:54am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... of the most successful economies in the European Union. The corruption scandal is the latest to rock Spain, with dozens of other cases involving bankers, politicians, town councilors and even ...

  9. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain plans to lure Chinese property buyers with residency permit

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Madrid

    ... might otherwise face difficulties buying a house in Spain, as they are not European Union residents. Garcia-Legaz said Spain was following in the footsteps of Ireland and Portugal, two other ... that are outside the European Union. The residency permits for foreign homebuyers would be for a much longer period of time, but would not be open-ended. That detail has yet to be decided. The permits ...

  10. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish banks curb evictions after evicted tenants commit suicide

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Madrid

    ... as they affect first homes and debtors in good faith," the Platform of those Affected by Mortgages (PAH) said in a statement. The United Police Union said it would back any member who ...




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