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  1. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish government buys anti-riot gear amid protest fears

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 08:37pm by GDN

    ... into effect in Catalonia, after a long-fought campaign by seven people who had each lost an eye. The police officers' union said that the purchases were probably just part of an effort ...

  2. 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

    ... after the European Union elections on May 25. Political analysts said the ruling conservative People's Party was eager to put the more popular Felipe on the throne to try to combat ...

  3. News - World - SPAIN

    Secularists challenge Spanish top police award to Virgin Mary statue

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 08:55pm by GDN

    ... is given to people not immaterial beings," said Francisco Delgado, of Secular Europe, which brought the court case. Jose Maria Benito, from the police union, told the online daily El Boletin: ...

  4. 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- ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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, ...




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