Category: Spain

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Jan
2021

Authorities Respond To Massive Explosion In Downtown MadridAuthorities Respond To Massive Explosion In Downtown Madrid

A massive explosion killed two people and left multiple wounded in central Madrid on Wednesday, the Associated Press reported. Officials believe the explosion was caused by a gas leak, Mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida said, according to the AP. Videos and photos posted on social media depicted debris scattered across the nearby Toledo Street close […]

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Dec
2020

REPORT: 12-Year-Old Gives Birth After Becoming Pregnant In Protective CustodyREPORT: 12-Year-Old Gives Birth After Becoming Pregnant In Protective Custody

December 14, 2020 11:49 AM ET A family in Cantabria, Spain, was shocked after a 12-year-old girl gave birth in her home Dec. 6, according to El País, a Spanish newspaper. The mother and child are reportedly both in stable condition after emergency services were on-hand for the delivery, with the baby being taken to […]

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Nov
2020

Archeologists In Spain Discover Over 400 Tombs In Ancient Burial SiteArcheologists In Spain Discover Over 400 Tombs In Ancient Burial Site

November 20, 2020 12:10 PM ET Archaeologists discovered more than 400 tombs in an ancient Islamic necropolis covering five acres in northeastern Spain, according to CNN. “It’s rare to do an excavation and to find 400 tombs,” Miriam Pina Pardos, director of the Anthropological Observatory of the Islamic Necropolic of Tauste, told CNN. “It’s amazing,” […]

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‘how-could-they-have-done-this?’:-spain-botches-another-art-restoration-project
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Nov
2020

‘How Could They Have Done This?’: Spain Botches Another Art Restoration Project‘How Could They Have Done This?’: Spain Botches Another Art Restoration Project

November 12, 2020 10:41 AM ET Another piece of artwork in Spanish has been botched during renovations, sparking laughs from locals, a report showed. Antonio Capel, a local Spanish artist, posted on Facebook showing the before and after photos of a sculpture at what he told Associated Press News was a bank in Palencia. This […]

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irish-man-sentenced-after-reportedly-sending-sexually-explicit,-graphically-violent-texts-to-his-niece-for-half-a-decade
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Nov
2020

Irish Man Sentenced After Reportedly Sending Sexually Explicit, Graphically Violent Texts To His Niece For Half A DecadeIrish Man Sentenced After Reportedly Sending Sexually Explicit, Graphically Violent Texts To His Niece For Half A Decade

A man was sentenced to a year in prison by a judge out of Letterkenny Circuit Court in County Donegal, Ireland, for his five-year-long anonymous campaign of sending sexually explicit and violent text messages, according to the Irish Times. 68-year-old Martin Hughes reportedly sent his niece, Michelle Doherty, threatening messages regularly from 2011 to 2016 […]

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Nov
2020

REPORT: Spanish Police Seize Over 2,400 Pounds Of Cocaine, Second Huge Drug Bust In Past Two WeeksREPORT: Spanish Police Seize Over 2,400 Pounds Of Cocaine, Second Huge Drug Bust In Past Two Weeks

November 03, 2020 10:27 PM ET Spanish police seized over 2,400 pounds of cocaine from a ship carrying corn from Brazil after previously confiscating over 3,300 pounds of cocaine from the same ship. Customs agents, national police and Guardia Civil stopped the ship Oct. 16 when it was 50 nautical miles off the Spanish island […]

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Sep
2020

Catalan independence struggle faces collapse from withinCatalan independence struggle faces collapse from within

Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst   The pro-independence parties of the autonomous region of Catalonia in Eastern Spain still do not know how to respond if their president, Quim Torra, is disqualified by the Supreme Court of Spain next Thursday. Torra faces a likely departure from the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalonian Autonomous Government) if the […]

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