Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

Ireland, Spain, Norway to Recognize Palestinian State

May 22, 2024 Europe – Live News – News – Top – World Ireland, Spain and Norway will officially recognize Palestine as a state in a move announced on Wednesday. Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the decision was based on peace, justice and democracy and was essential for the peace process. He added that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “still playing […]

Norway, Spain & Ireland To Recognize Palestinian State

Ireland has joined Norway and Spain in deciding to officially recognize Palestine as a state. Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Simon Harris confirmed that his country will join Norway and Spain in taking the step. He said […] The post Norway, Spain & Ireland To Recognize Palestinian State appeared first on The People's Voice. Source

76 Universities in Spain Suspend Ties With Complicit Israeli Universities

76 Universities in Spain Suspend Ties With Complicit Israeli Universities Update Groundbreaking decision of the Conference of University Rectors in Spain to hold Israel and its complicit institutions accountable for Israel’s genocide in Gaza and its underlying regime of settler-colonial apartheid Academic Boycott May 10, 2024 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of […]

Spain to officially recognize Palestinian state, calls on Western powers to do same

Spain to officially recognize Palestinian state, calls on Western powers to do same The world has had enough of Israel’s genocidal war crimes in Gaza, prompting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to state that Spain will recognize Palestinian statehood by July. “We have to seriously consider doing it in the first half of this year,” […]

Spain’s Princess Leonor Turns 18, Swears Oath As Future Queen

The heir to the Spanish throne swore allegiance to Spain’s Constitution at a gala event. Source

FIFA Bans Former President Of Spain’s Soccer Federation Over Player Kiss, Misconduct

Luis Rubiales has been banned from soccer for three years over misconduct at the Women’s World Cup final where he forcibly kissed a player on the lips. Source

Jenni Hermoso Returns To Spain Soccer Squad For First Time Since World Cup Kiss

Hermoso was omitted from the first squad after the tournament to protect her amid the controversy ignited by Luis Rubiales’ kiss at the awards ceremony. Source

Fired Spain Women’s Soccer Coach Scores New Top Job

Jorge Vilda was fired as part of changes at the Spanish federation after the crisis sparked by ex-president Luis Rubiales’ World Cup kissing of a player. Source

Ex-Lover Of Spain’s Former King Loses $153 Million Harassment Lawsuit

Former Spanish King Juan Carlos argued an English court didn’t have jurisdiction to hear the case because he doesn’t live in Britain. A judge agreed. Source

At Least 13 Dead In Spain Nightclub Fire

The blaze ripped through the Teatre nightclub in the southeastern city of Murcia. Source

Spain Strengthens Animal Rights, But Exempts Bullfights

A new animal welfare law bans the use of animals for recreational activities that cause them pain and suffering, but allows bullfights and hunting with dogs. Source

Manipulated Human Remains Found at Cave Site in Spain

The Iberian Peninsula witnessed a particular form of human burials in caves, which were later manipulated and modified, over thousands of years! In the southern Iberian Peninsula. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Largest Collection of Cave Art Found in Eastern Spain Dated to 22,000 BC

A team of archaeologists from the Universities of Zaragoza and Alicante in Spain discovered a cave near the Eastern Iberian coast that is more heavily decorated with ancient artwork than any other site in the region.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

President Of Spain’s Soccer Federation To Resign Following Player Kiss

The player, Jennifer Hermoso, maintains that the kiss from Luis Rubiales was nonconsensual. Source

Spain minister moves to block Saudi Arabia stake in major telecom company

A Spanish minister is attempting to block Saudi Arabia’s purchase of a major stake in Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, in the first sign of a major counter against the Gulf kingdom’s global ambitions. On Tuesday, the state-run Saudi Telecom announced that it had purchased a 9.9 percent stake in Spain’s Telefonica worth €2.1 billion ($2.25 […]

Spain to protect ‘strategic autonomy’ after Telefonica’s sale to Saudi Telecom

The Spanish government said, on Wednesday, that it is focused on preserving its “strategic autonomy” after Saudi Telecom announced a €2.1 billion ($2.25 billion) investment in the Spanish telecom company, Telefonica, Anadolu Agency reports. Yolanda Diaz, Spain’s acting second Deputy Prime Minister, expressed concern over the move, calling Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications […]

Spain Men’s Team Shreds Soccer Federation President Over Women’s World Cup Kiss

Captains Álvaro Morata, César Azpilicueta, Rodri and Marco Asensio condemned the “unacceptable behavior” from Luis Rubiales for tarnishing the women’s team’s win. Source

‘Luis Rubiales Is Finished’: Spain Soccer Federation President Is Now An Outcast

One week after kissing player Jenni Hermoso on the lips at the Women’s World Cup, Rubiales’ reputation is in tatters and he’s out of his job. Source

FIFA Suspends Spain Soccer Federation President After Nonconsensual World Cup Final Kiss

FIFA said Luis Rubiales is removed from soccer duties for 90 days “pending the disciplinary proceedings opened” against him Thursday. Source

Spain sweltering in third heatwave of the summer

Meteorologists in Spain say they expect the extreme heat to last until Friday at the earliest, in the country’s third heatwave this summer. Source

Spain hits Apple and Amazon with $218 million combined antitrust fine

Apple’s consolidation of its third party iPhone, Mac, and iPad resellers to Amazon has induced Spain’s antitrust agency to levy a $218 million fine in total on the pair. Spain’s Comision Nacional De Los Mercados Y La Competencia (CNMC) announced in July 2021 that it was investigating if Apple and Amazon have unfairly colluded to […]

Women’s World Cup: Spain cruise past Costa Rica as Switzerland beat Philippines

Dominant Spain starts its World Cup campaign with a victory over Costa Rica as Switzerland shut the Philippines down with a convincing win. Source

Spain Women’s World Cup Captain Apologizes For ‘Disrespectful’ Haka Video

Ivana Andres apologized to the Maori people of New Zealand over a video showing four members of the Spain squad mocking the traditional haka. Source

Wildfires spread during the hottest days of the year in Spain, Italy and Greece

Wildfires spread during the hottest days of the year in Spain, Italy and Greece. Thousands have been evacuated and some homes burnt down. Source

Stone Penis Found in Ancient Ruins in Spain Had Violent Purpose

A bizarre artifact has been uncovered in ancient ruins in the northwestern region of Spain: a six-inch stone penis. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Binance is delisting privacy tokens in France, Spain, Poland and Italy

(Natural News) Cryptocurrency is poised to become a lot less private in several European countries as a top crypto exchange is planning to delist “privacy tokens”. Starting June 26, Binance users in Spain, France, Poland and Italy will no longer be permitted to buy and sell enhanced anonymity crypto assets (CAE). The platform identified 12 […]

7 People Arrested In Spain Linked To Racial Abuse Cases Against Vinícius Júnior

MADRID (AP) — Seven people accused of racially abusing Real Madrid player Vinícius Júnior have been arrested in Spain, police said Tuesday. Three were detained in Valencia for alleged abuse against Vinícius in a Spanish league match on Sunday. Four were arrested in Madrid for allegedly hanging an effigy of the player off a highway […]

OOCL SPAIN: One of the largest container ships in the world is now in Piraeus – Watch the video

On April 17, 2023, Piraeus welcomed OOCL SPAIN on its maiden voyage – one of the largest container ships (mega vessels) worldwide and the first of its size to approach the Station’s facilities, which will now be regularly included in its itineraries. “OOCL SPAIN” – owned by Orient Overseas Container Line Europe, a member of… […]

Thousands of drummers in Spain mark the death of Christ with a Good Friday procession

Thousands of drums come together in the village square in Calanda northeast Spain. At midday on Good Friday, they begin to beat in unison, filling the whole village with sound Source

Island Near Spain Reveals Evidence of Hallucinogenic Use in 1,000 BC

A new study has produced evidence that ancient peoples living on a Mediterranean island off the coast Spain nearly 3,000 years ago were regularly consuming hallucinogenic drugs obtained from plants.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

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