Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

Spain pushes to vaccinate all nursing home residents within a week

All nursing home residents in Spain are expected to be vaccinated against Covid-19 this week, Health Minister Salvador Illa announced on Tuesday after the government’s weekly cabinet meeting. The country launched its mass vaccination program shortly after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the use of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 jab in December.  As of Monday, […]

This week in pictures: Trump supporters in Capitol, snow record in Spain, waste islands in Bosnia

This week five people died after a mob broke into the US Capitol building while Congress met to certify Joe Biden’s win. While in Europe, Spain recorded its coldest ever temperature ever at -35.8°C, floating waste was shown clogging a river in Bosnia, and the EU admitted a sharp rise in illegal sea crossings (with […]

Spain: British anti-Brexit bar throws mock EU goodbye party

Britons living in Spain throw a “celebration-commiseration” to mark the end of the Brexit transition period. Many of those present at the socially-distanced event in Jimera de Libar in Málaga province, Andalusia, voted to remain in the European Union and expressed their disappointment in leaving the 27-nation partnership. As of January 1, UK citizens no […]

Rediscovering the Jewish community, history of Majorca, Spain

In November of 2014, I moved to Majorca, an island off of Spain, thinking I would never meet another Jewish person there. Majorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea, off the eastern coast of Spain. This map shows the island as depicted by pioneering 16th century mapmaker Giovanni Francesco Camocio. (Photo credit: Eran Laor Cartographic […]

Spain Legalizes Euthanasia

Photo Credit: Emin Baycan/Unsplash (Evangelical Focus) — The Spanish Parliament has approved the first euthanasia law in the country. The rule, promoted by the Social Democrat government party, PSOE, received 198 votes in favor, 138 against and 2 abstentions. Spain becomes the fourth country in Europe and the sixth worldwide to legalize euthanasia, after the […]

The Brexit bonanza for Spain: Cottage industries spring up to help bewildered expats navigate new paperwork

Spain has the highest number of British residents of any EU country with at least 300,000 registered with authorities while many more are thought to live there without notifying the government usually for tax reasons. As the deadline of December 31 approaches when Britain departs the EU, companies are charging Britons huge sums to negotiate […]

1 in 10 people in Spain have been infected with Covid-19, nationwide antibody test finds

A national seroprevalence study has shown that nearly 10 percent of Spain’s population is, to some degree, immune to Covid-19, up from 5 percent in July. Carried out by the ministry of health, the study published on Tuesday suggests that 9.9 percent of people in Spain have Covid antibodies and have already been infected with […]

9th Century BC Moat to Protect Phoenician Settlement Excavated in Spain

Archaeologists working at a in the Alicante province of Spain have just discovered a large moat. This emphasizes the defensive actions taken by the settlers against the hostility they faced when they lived on the Iberian coast between the 8th and 9th century BC. The moat is one of the defensive features of the Phoenician […]

4 Lions At Barcelona Zoo, Spain, Test Positive For COVID-19

BARCELONA, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Four lions at Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19, veterinary authorities said on Tuesday, in only the second known case in which large felines have contracted coronavirus. Three females named Zala, Nima and Run Run and Kiumbe, a male, were tested after keepers noticed they showed slight symptoms of […]

Spain unveils festive travel ban & Covid curfews, but allows groups of 10 to gather for Christmas and New Year

Spaniards celebrating Christmas and New Year can meet in groups of 10, but will be banned from moving between regions over the festive period in order to keep a lid on coronavirus infections, the country’s health minister said. The current six-person limit for people gathering outside their household will be extended to 10 on December […]

King’s palace in Spain uses Israeli tech to purify air from COVID-19

Madrid’s Palace of Zarzuela, in which the King of Spain welcomes foreign guests and holds government meetings, has incorporated Israeli technology that purifies the air tainted by coronavirus. Aura Air, founded by brothers Aviad and Elder Schneiderman, is the company behind the technology. The system installed in the palace makes it possible to monitor, analyze, […]

Israeli men’s team beats basketball powerhouse Spain in EuroBasket qualifier

Continuing a strong run, the Israeli men’s national basketball team beat Spain Saturday night in a qualifier game for the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 tournament, placing them in a prime position to make it to the quadrennial competition. The game, held on Spanish home turf in the coastal city of Valencia, finished 95-87 to Israel after […]

Spanish PM: Spain to begin vaccination program in January

Spain will begin a comprehensive coronavirus vaccination program in January and expects to have covered a substantial part of the population within six months, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Sunday. He said Spain and Germany were the first European Union countries to have a complete vaccination plan in place. “The campaign will start in […]

400+ Ancient Muslim Graves Unearthed in Spain

Roadworkers in northeastern Spain unexpectedly came across an Islamic burial ground in use from the 8th-11th century. Archaeologists have unearthed more than 400 ancient Muslim graves at the site. The lucky find is challenging previous beliefs about Muslim settlements in the area and has revealed one of the oldest and best-preserved Islamic-era graveyards in the […]

Spain keeps arts venues open despite coronavirus lockdown across Europe

While many countries in Europe are keeping arts venues closed due to Covid-19, Spain is doing its best to make sure people can still go to art galleries. In Madrid, surrealist works from artists including Salvador Dali, Man Ray and Gaudi have gone on show in an exhibition at the Caixaforum. It aims to show […]

The Fake Hercules Sarcophagus of Tarragona Spain – And The Real Ones

Some artifacts, even when they were discovered a long time ago are hard to authenticate and some certainly are fakes. The Hercules Sarcophagus is one such artifact, widely regarded to be a hoax. This object was discovered in Tarragona, Spain, during the 19 th century. It was used as evidence for the Egyptian colonization of […]

Spain: Bolshevik Regime Passes Law Giving Powers to Remove ‘Hate Messages’ From Social Media

All over Europe the Bolshevik scum are using the coronavirus to push through totalitarian legislation limiting the speech of opponents of Globohomo. Europa Press: El Congreso de los Diputados, con el voto en contra de PP y Vox, ha aprobado este lunes una iniciativa de Unidas Podemos por la que se insta al Gobierno a […]

Spain: Canary Islands Gets Invaded By 1,000 Afro-Simian Rapefugees

The orc invasion continues in Spain. Reuters: More than 1,000 migrants reached the Canary Islands in the past 48 hours, the Red Cross said on Saturday, the largest number since a 2006 crisis in the archipelago. Beefed-up security on Morocco’s Mediterranean coast is pushing traffickers and migrants south to risk the perilous crossing to the […]

Spain’s far-right holds drive-in protest against state of emergency

Supporters of Spain’s far-right Vox party have staged protests across Spain against restrictions introduced to help stem the spread of COVID-19. The protests coincided with the Spanish national day. Ana Lisa Cayo said she came to protest against the government and their alleged mismanagement of the coronavirus crisis. “We need to protest against a useless […]

Spain Unveils Economic Recovery Plan Amid Pandemic

By Barry Hatton, AP News. October 8, 2020 Above photo: Paul White/AP. NOTE: The details of the plan matter but it is a positive sign to see money being invested in a green economy. – MF Spain’s prime minister unveiled a major plan Wednesday to boost his country out of recession by spending 140 billion […]

Tiermes: Spain’s Ancient City Beset By Drama and Conflict

The culture of the Iberian Peninsula has always been complex and multifaceted. Traces of many previous civilizations are ubiquitous in the archaeological record. One example of this is the archaeological site of Tiermes, a Celtiberian hillfort which later became a Roman city and then a Christian religious shrine. Archaeological Remains of a Major Ancient Settlement […]

Quim Torra: Spain’s top court removes Catalan chief from office for ‘disobedience’

Spain’s Supreme Court has upheld a ruling barring Catalonia’s regional president from public office. A panel of judges unanimously agreed on Monday to confirm a decision by a lower court last year to ban Quim Torra from holding public office for one-and-a-half years and fine him €30,000, the country’s top court announced. The case against […]

Over 1 Million Put On Lockdown AGAIN In Spain! Other Countries Mull New Restrictions!

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Spain’s Commie Government Drafts Law to Punish Public Praise of Hero Franco

The commie faggots running Spain are on an outrageous power trip, now attempting to make it illegal to say anything positive about Spanish patriot hero Francisco Franco. El Pais: The Spanish Cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft bill containing a raft of measures that address the legacy of the Civil War (1936-39) and the Francisco Franco regime, […]

Coronavirus: France, Spain, and UK set to introduce new local measures amid surge in cases

European countries have rolled out new restrictions as the World Health Organisation (WHO) said global COVID-19 cases had surpassed 30 million. Authorities in France and the UK are both to introduce new measures to combat the spread of the virus, as cases in the counties continue to climb, while Spain is also set to announce […]

Spain counts the cost of dramatic drop in tourism arrivals for 2020

Tourism has been one of the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, a fact illustrated in Spain, which recorded a 75% fall in visitor numbers for July against last year. The dramatic loss of tourism revenue for Spain will mean a huge hit for the country’s economy, as more than 12% of its GDP […]

Spain calls in its army to fight COVID-19 resurgence

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Tuesday he was making the army available to help regions fight a new explosion of coronavirus cases. “The Spanish government will provide the regions with the strength of the armed forces to carry out the tracing” of cases, he said during a televised address, specifying that 2,000 soldiers […]

West Nile Virus outbreak poses growing threat in Spain’s Andalusia region

Authorities in Spain’s Andalusia region are warning residents about a growing threat posed by an outbreak of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus. Twenty-three people have been sent to hospital and seven patients are in intensive care. To watch Euronews’ latest report, click on the media player above. 00 Hits: 1

Spain: Women Beaten by Police For Not Properly Wearing Face Masks

A video clip out of Spain shows a police officer beating two woman with a truncheon because they are not properly wearing their face masks. The footage shows two women involved in a confrontation with the female officer, who beats them across the arms and upper body. One of the women appears to have suffered […]

It’s official: Spain’s missing former king, Juan Carlos I, is in the UAE

Juan Carlos, Spain’s former monarch, has been in the United Arab Emirates since he left his country amid a growing financial scandal two weeks ago, the Spanish royal household has said, ending two weeks of speculation about his whereabouts At 82, the former king is the target of official investigations in Spain and Switzerland into […]

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