Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

Spain mulls ban on expressions of support for dictator Franco

Spain’s government has approved draft legislation to outlaw expressions of support for the former dictator Francisco Franco. The proposed “Law on Democratic Memory” would also ban organisations that praise the policies and leaders of Spain’s 20th-century dictatorship. The Socialist-led coalition has long-sought to outlaw anyone who supports Franco’s rule and demean “the dignity of the […]

Spain’s top court rules pandemic lockdown ‘unconstitutional’

The ruling said that the limitations on movement violated citizens’ basic rights July 14, 2021 (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Last year’s stay-at-home lockdown order by the government under a state of emergency was unconstitutional, Spain’s constitutional court has ruled on Wednesday. The court ruling was in response to a suit filed […]

Europol announces 13 arrests in police crackdown on Romania-Spain sex trafficking gang

A network of human traffickers who lured victims into prostitution using the so-called ‘lover boy’ method has been broken up by Spanish and Romanian police. Thirteen people were arrested and 16 buildings raided in two crackdowns by the Policía Nacional and Poliția Română, which took place in Spain in February and Romania in June 2021. […]

Call for fresh restrictions as Spain’s unvaccinated youth bear brunt of COVID cases

A huge resurgence of coronavirus cases have hit Spain in recent weeks – and the young are bearing the brunt. Despite a relatively successful vaccination campaign in the context of other European countries – Spain is nearing 50 per cent of the population fully vaccinated – other factors have conspired to send the number of […]

Italy advance to Euro 2020 final after shootout win over Spain

Jorginho converted the decisive penalty kick on Tuesday night to give Italy a 4-2 shootout win over Spain and a spot in the European Championship final. Italy will face either England or Denmark on Sunday, depending on who wins Wednesday’s semi-final. The match finished 1-1 after extra time and provided Italy with its toughest test […]

Spain protest against homophobia after gay man murdered

More than three thousand people gathered in central Madrid to protest a suspected homophobic attack in which a 24-year old man died last week . Protesters demanded justice for Samuel Luiz Muñiz, 24, who died on Saturday in Coruña after being brutally beaten. According to the Government Delegation, some 3,000 protesters carried banners bearing slogans […]

Spain’s government approves tougher laws on sexual consent and harassment

Spain’s government approved legislation that aims to crack down on sexual violence and harassment with new punishments. The bill — known as the “Only yes means yes” law — has also set out offences related to sexual consent. “Consent is recognised only when a person has freely demonstrated it through actions which, in the context […]

Nationwide protests held in Spain over suspected homophobic killing

The brutal killing of a 24-year-old man in northwestern Spain has sparked nationwide demonstrations from LGBT+ groups. Samuel Luiz was found unconscious at the weekend outside a nightclub in A Coruña, after being beaten. Emergency services failed to revive him and he died on Saturday morning. Major protests have been held in a number of […]

Bizarre own-goal helps Spain advance to last 16 at Euro 2020

A bizarre blunder by the goalkeeper helped Spain find its scoring touch at the European Championship. And it also helped them advance to the round of 16. An embarrassing own-goal by goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka in the first half put Spain on its way to a 5-0 victory Wednesday, coming only minutes after the hosts had […]

4 UK Pilots DEAD After Cow Runa 19 Stings While Spain and Russia Prohibit the Stung from Flying

Home » Disasters, Europe, Health » 4 UK Pilots DEAD After Cow Runa 19 Stings While Spain and Russia Prohibit the Stung from Flying     A man claiming to be a friend with a British Airways pilot has stated that 3 pilots have just died within the past week shortly after receiving COVID-19 injections, […]

Euro 2020: Lewandowski gives Poland 1-1 draw against Spain

Robert Lewandowski helped keep Poland alive at the Euro 2020 on Saturday by scoring a second-half equalizer in a 1-1 draw with Spain. Álvaro Morata ended his scoring drought by putting Spain ahead in the 25th minute. But Lewandowski evened the score in the 54th with a header that marked his third-ever goal with the […]

Activists from Italy, Spain, Slovenia protest treatment of migrants on Bosnia-Croatia border

Activists briefly blocked the Croatia-Bosnian border on Saturday in a protest to highlight the European Union’s migration policies. About 100 people from different human rights organizations across Europe gathered near the border in Maljevac, Croatia and held up traffic for about two hours. Police attended the protest but no incidents were reported. The demonstrators, who […]

4 British Airways Pilots DEAD Following COVID-19 Injections – Spain and Russia Prohibit ‘Vaccinated’ from Air Travel

by Brian Shilhavy A man claiming to be a friend with a British Airways pilot has stated that 3 pilots have just died within the past week shortly after receiving COVID-19 injections, and his recording has gone viral on social media. Image source from social media and on Rueters.com Here is the recording (let us […]

EURO 2020: This is your quick guide to Spain – form, fixtures and players to watch

Nearly a decade on from Spain’s third consecutive tournament victory in 2012, their squad has gone through a dramatic rebuild. Only Sergio Busquets remains from the side that won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, and a new crop of Spanish players have the country dreaming once again. Despite falling short in their last […]

Spain Releases Skin-Tone Stamps To Combat Racism, Makes Lighter Ones More Expensive

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s postal service is feeling a backlash from its attempt to highlight racial inequality. State-owned Correos España this week issued a set of four stamps in different skin-colored tones. The darker the stamp, the lower the price. The lightest color costs 1.60 euros ($1.95). The darkest one costs 0.70 euros ($0.85). Consigue […]

Spain begins vaccinating 30,000 homeless people

A COVID-19 vaccination programme begins today for thousands of homeless people in Spain. Around 30,000 have been left behind in the inoculation rollout. The administration has begun a tailored plan to make sure everyone gets the vaccine, even if they live on the streets. At one of the largest homeless shelters in the country, nearly […]

Ancient Roman Baths in Spain Discovered in Pristine Condition

The Battle of Trafalgar, right off the coast from Cape Trafalgar is the site of one of European history’s most famous battles – Napoleon’s fleet, with his Spanish allies, getting routed by the British Royal Navy in 1805. The sand dunes of Cape Trafalgar have recently emerged as the site of the latest Roman baths […]

The Martinez Perspective (May 18, 2021): Moroccan Invasion of Spain Commences

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Spain Deploys Army to AID TENS OF THOUSANDS of Moroccans and Africans to Invade their Country

    Also Sub Sharan Africans pic.twitter.com/xeKBYmW2RD — IntelMA 🇲🇦 (@_IntelMA_) May 17, 2021 Spain is facing total cultural disaster as tens of thousands of Arabs and Africans are invading their country. What about the virus? Who is testing these mofokoz? Where is their jab passport and you can’t do this, can’t do that, can’t […]

Medieval Remains of ‘Noble Girl’ Discovered Under Real Alcázar in Spain

Archaeologists have unearthed the skeleton of a 5-year-old, blonde-haired girl, buried in the late 13th or early 14th century beneath a chapel floor in the Real Alcázar in the Virgen de la Antigua in Seville, Spain. On analysis of this Alcázar burial , they believe her coffin was moved to an even more sacred spot beside […]

Street parties erupt in Spain as government lifts coronavirus curfew (VIDEOS)

Revelers thronged the streets of Spain’s cities on Sunday after its government lifted a six-month nightly curfew. Crowds danced, sang, and drank – but regional authorities are already planning on ending the party. The Spanish government lifted its coronavirus-related state of emergency at midnight on Sunday. The state of emergency allowed the government to ban […]

Spain’s Sagunto Castle: From Iberian Arse To Roman Sagunto and Beyond!

Sagunto Castle is located not far from the city of Valencia, on the east coast of Spain. The parts of Sagunto Castle that are most visible, i.e., its defensive walls, date largely to the Islamic period, with modifications from later times. Nevertheless, the site also contains remains from earlier eras, such as the Roman period. […]

The Long and Difficult History of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, Spain

Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, more commonly known as the Sagrada Familia, is an unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica located in Barcelona, Spain. The basilica was designed by the renowned Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, though its construction had begun a year before Gaudi took over the Sagrada Familia project from a fellow architect. Consequently, the […]

Portugal to reopen border with Spain as coronavirus measures ease

Portugal will reopen its border with Spain on Saturday as it eases its coronavirus measures two days ahead of schedule. Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced the country would be moving onto the “next phase of decontamination” on 1 May, after a council of ministers met to discuss the state of the pandemic. As well as […]

New Evidence Places King Solomon’s Mines In Tarshish — Modern Spain

Archaeologists have struggled in vain to find conclusive proof that King Solomon actually existed — and with no inscriptions or remnants of the magnificent palace and temple he is supposed to have built in Jerusalem 3,000 years ago, the Israelite king has sunk into the realm of myth: Now British marine archaeologist Dr Sean Kingsley […]

ACH (1492) Mischa Popoff – What Happened To The Jews Who Were Not Expelled From Spain?

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1492) Mischa Popoff – What Happened To The Jews Who Were Not Expelled From Spain? Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 13 2021, Andy is joined by Mischa Popoff, for a show entitled, “What […]

Dangerous livestock drug kills vulture from threatened species in Spain, sparking renewed calls for European ban on it

An anti-inflammatory livestock drug, which was banned in several Asian countries after killing tens of millions of birds, has killed at least one of a threatened species of vulture in Spain, where the drug is still legal. The death of a cinereous vulture – which is classed as a near-threatened species by the International Union […]

What is ‘survivalism’ and why is it getting so popular in Spain?

It’s a sunny day in the mountains, just an hour away from Madrid, the Spanish capital. A group has come from all over the country to take part in an unusual outdoor activity. “You can use this as an arrowhead, a spear point, or an axe blade. You can also use it to start a […]

Spain restricting AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 to over-60s after EMA blood clot warning

Citing the EU drug regulator’s warning about a rare but serious side effect of Vaxzevria, the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, Spain said it would only use it for adults over 60. This leaves some two million Spaniards in limbo. Health Minister Carolina Darias said on Wednesday evening that going forward, the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine will only be […]

Spain’s left-wing Podemos party blames far-right for attack on Murcia headquarters

The headquarters of Spain’s Podemos (United We Can) party was attacked on Friday morning by unknown assailants who reportedly firebombed the building. Footage posted on the left-wing party’s Facebook page showed the building in Cartagena, Murcia in flames, with its windows sprayed with obscene graffiti. Podemos, an anti-austerity and pro-democracy movement, described the incident as […]

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