Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

Badger Finds Largest Ever Roman Coin Hoard in Northern Spain

A badger desperately hunting for food during the harsh winter of 2021, when Storm Filomena deposited snow across the Iberian Peninsula , has accidentally uncovered a substantial Roman coin hoard in a cave in northern Spain. The cave is located in Berció, a parish in the municipality of Grado in the Spanish province of Asturias, […]

Drug trafficking ring that used helicopters shut down in Spain

Spanish police say they have dismantled a drug-trafficking ring that had was using helicopters to smuggle marijuana from northern Africa. The gang allegedly brought hashish and marijuana from Morocco to southern Spain by helicopter and then transported the drugs to France. Police said the drugs were concealed in trucks and a tour bus with fake […]

Spain, Massive Protest Against Vaccine Passport 01.08.2022

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Over 90,000 Descendants Of Jews Kicked Out Of Spain And Portugal In 1492 Given Citizenship

(Israel National News) At least 90,000 alleged descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled during and after the Inquisition have been granted citizenship of Portugal or Spain since 2015, when those countries passed laws offering a naturalization process for such applicants as a form of “reparations” for past wrongs: The laws were meant to atone […]

Thousands protest new virus restrictions in Spain

Hundreds of protesters marched through Barcelona on Saturday voicing their opposition against new holiday season restrictions in Catalonia. The region had reinstated serious limitations which came into effect on Christmas Eve in a bid to slow the spread of the omicron variant. Catalonia’s hospitals are currently caring for one in four of everyone hospitalised in […]

Spain returns smuggled figurines, funeral jars to Egypt

Spain returned 36 stolen antiquities to Egyptian officials on Monday, including figurines of gods and goddesses and ancient jars meant to hold human remains, reports Reuters. The artefacts – among them a granite carving of the lion’s head of the warrior goddess Sekhmet – were taken illegally from archaeological sites, officials said. Smugglers brought them […]

Drone shots of flooding in northeast Spain

Aerial footage showed the extent of the flooding in northern Spain on Sunday as streets in the medieval city of Tudela were left submerged after the Ebro river burst its banks. The combination of a heavy, days long storm and thawing snow brought a surge in the Ebro and its tributaries, Spanish meteorological services said. […]

Quarantine Facility Neglect Being Reported in UK and Spain

British holidaymaker, 22, says Spanish Covid quarantine hotel was ‘worse than a prison’ claiming he was ‘left without food for 24 hours’ and staff ‘RATIONED’ basic supplies including paracetamol and bottled water By Antonia Paget For Mailonline Daily Mail 2021-08-03 A British man says a Spanish quarantine hotel where he had to stay after testing positive […]

Shocking Images Show Ash-Covered Ghost Towns On Spain’s Canary Islands

Shocking Images Show Ash-Covered Ghost Towns On Spain’s Canary Islandsby Tyler DurdenSunday, Dec 05, 2021  The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, located off the northwestern coast of Africa, has been erupting for nearly eleven weeks with no signs of abating. Soon the eruption could be La Palma’s […]

Spain-from now on animals are sentient beings by law.

Spain-from now on animals are sentient beings by law. The Free / thefreeonline World Animals Voice Animals in Spain will no longer be considered as “objects” by the law thanks to new legislation passed on Thursday by Spain’s lower house, the Congress of Deputies. From now on, animals will be treated as “sentient beings,” and […]

Serbia Shocks Portugal to Join Spain, Croatia at World Cup

Spain, Serbia, and Croatia are heading to next year’s World Cup. Sweden, Portugal, and Russia aren’t—not yet, anyway. Aleksandar Mitrovic’s 90th-minute header left Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal stunned in a 2–1 win for Serbia in Lisbon, which gave Serbia an automatic qualifying spot at the World Cup in Qatar. Portugal still has a chance to […]

Spain Refunds Fines Issued During ‘Unconstitutional’ Covid Lockdown Rules

The Spanish government announced last week that it had started refunding citizens who paid fines during the unconstitutional state of emergency that was declared last year. All Spanish citizens who paid fines during last years three-month state of emergency will be reimbursed, the country’s Ministry of Territorial Affairs said. USNews reports: The move follows a […]

Lucas Hernandez: French footballer avoids prison in Spain after winning appeal

French footballer Lucas Hernandez has won an appeal against a jail sentence for violating a restraining order. The World Cup-winning defender had been facing six months in prison in Spain over the charge. But the Madrid court turned his prison sentence into a €96,000 fine, one day before Hernandez had to voluntarily turn himself in […]

Spain discovers two mass graves of Civil War victims in Belchite

Spanish authorities have uncovered two graves containing the bodies of dozens of victims from the Civil War. The graves were found after archaeological excavations at a cemetery in Belchite, in the northern province of Zaragoza. The site was one of the bloodiest battlefields during the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1939. Officials say fifteen […]

Spain promises millions more in aid to La Palma after volcanic eruption

Spain will fast-track aid to La Palma after a volcanic eruption on September 19 destroyed homes and businesses on the island. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, in his fifth visit to the island since the eruption last month, said that his government would pass legislation that would funnel millions of euros of aid to those in […]

Spain to ease restrictions on young migrants to legalise status

Spain will make it easier for unaccompanied young migrants to obtain residence and work permits. Under new rules, young migrants will be entitled to documents after three months in Spain, instead of the current nine months. Unaccompanied children will also need to prove that they receive €470 a month from a social security support program, […]

Spain: Ministry of Health Forced to Confirm It Has Never Isolated the SARS-CoV-2 Virus (Nobody Has!)

In a response to a request made under the Transparency Act (2013), the Ministry of Health in Spain acknowledged that “it does not have a SARS-CoV-2 culture” nor a “registry of laboratories with culture and isolation capacity for testing.” The response also discharged all responsibility for diagnoses and treatments onto health professionals and recognised that “tests, […]

Royals attend military parade marking Spain’s Day

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over Spain’s annual military parade in central Madrid Tuesday, in celebration of the country’s national day. The royal couple were joined by their daughter the Princess Sofia and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, on a crisp morning in the Spanish capital. A large crowd watched on, […]

Pedro Sánchez calls for unity as Spain celebrates National Day

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has called for unity as the country celebrates its national day. In a tweet, the Socialist leader expressed hope that Spanish citizens would celebrate “commitment, solidarity, cooperation, multilateralism”. “Let us claim what unites us, what makes us great as a society, what makes Spain a welcoming, open, diverse country … […]

Spain’s government eyes rent controls in new housing bill

Spain’s left-wing ruling coalition wants to rein in soaring housing costs by imposing rent increase caps on landlords who own 10 or more residential properties. Opposition parties and leaders of business organisations have criticised the proposal as an improper intervention in the free market by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez’s government. Government ministers approved draft […]

DNA Analysis of Spain’s Segorbe Giant Reveals Ancient Ethnic Cleansing

Genetic experts have completed a full sequencing of a DNA sample obtained from a 1,000-year-old skeleton unearthed in 1999 in an ancient Islamic cemetery near the village of Segorbe, Spain, which is located a short distance inland from the Mediterranean coastal city of Valencia. Nicknamed “the Segorbe Giant” because of his unusual height (74 inches […]

Constitutional Lawyer: “Federal Gov’t is a Foreign Power as Much as Spain or France”

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Thousands Flee as Volcano Erupts on Spain’s La Palma Island, Homes Destroyed

LA PALMA, Spain—The Canary Islands’ first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of about 5,000 people, including about 500 tourists, officials said on Monday, adding they were hopeful they would not need to evacuate more people. The volcano erupted on Sunday, shooting lava hundreds of metres into the air, engulfing houses and […]

Volcano erupts on Spain’s island of La Palma

A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for 1,000 people as lava flows crept toward isolated homes on the mountain. Video from the National Geographic Institute of Spain showed dramatic images of huge red streams of lava […]

Volcano Erupts On La Palma In Spain’s Canary Islands

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Spain (AP) — A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for 1,000 people as lava flows crept toward isolated mountain homes. The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute reported the eruption near the southern end […]

French actor Marion Cotillard wins award at Spain’s top film festival

French actor Marion Cotillard has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at Spain’s most important film festival. Spanish film favourite Penelope Cruz gave a tearful Cottilard a hug after the win was announced on Friday night in San Sebastian. After receiving her Donostia award, the star of La Vie en Rose spoke of the […]

Spain to cut energy taxes amid anger over soaring electricity costs

Spain’s government has introduced a series of measures in an attempt to drive down household electricity costs. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said he wants to curtail the “exceptional benefits” for energy companies under current regulations. Wholesale electricity prices have surged to record highs in recent months and triggered outcry from consumer associations across Spain. Spanish […]

Netherlands, Belgium supplant Spain as main gateways into Europe for cocaine

Belgium and the Netherlands have become the main hubs for cocaine trafficking to Europe, supplanting Spain as the main route of entry into European countries, Europol said on Tuesday. The report from the European police agency noted that criminal organisations, from Colombia especially, are using the ports of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Hamburg (Germany) and especially Antwerp […]

Suspected homophobic attack prompts Spain to convene commission on hate speech

Spain has been left in shock after a violent homophobic assault on a man in broad daylight in central Madrid. The 20-year-old victim was attacked by eight masked men in the lobby of his apartment building in the fashionable Malasaña district on Sunday evening. Police said the attackers used homophobic language, slashed the man’s mouth […]

Spain and Portugal brace for wildfires amid forecasts for a scorching heatwave

Spain and Portugal are bracing for wildfires in the coming days with temperatures forecast to exceed 40°C on the Iberian peninsula. Portugal’s prime minister warned on Wednesday that the hot weather increases the threat of blazes, which in 2017 killed more than 100 people in his country. Spain’s weather service forecast a heatwave until Monday […]

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