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Russia Knocks Out Spain in Shootout

Wall Street Journal - 16 Jul 2018
After first surviving the group stage, it scored the biggest upset of the tournament on Sunday by ousting 2010 champion Spain in a penalty shootout. Russia is heading to the quarterfinals. “I believe it's only the beginning,” said Russia's dour manager ...

Spain sexual consent: PM Pedro Sanchez promises new law

BBC News - 17 Jul 2018
In a case that caused outrage across Spain, five men who called themselves "the wolf pack" were convicted of sexually assaulting the young woman in 2016 but acquitted of rape. The decision led to street protests. All five are currently appealing ...

The Latest: Spain reports 328 migrant rescues at sea

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 17 Jul 2018
MADRID — The Latest on mass migration to Europe (all times local):. 5:30 p.m.. Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says at least 328 people have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea despite strong currents in the Strait of Gibraltar area, the closest ...

An ideological exercise in Spain

Geopolitical Intelligence Services AG (blog) - 17 Jul 2018
Pedro Sanchez, who twice led Spain's Socialist Party, the PSOE, to crushing electoral defeats, engineered a parliamentary coup last month that ousted the government of Mariano Rajoy by a tiny margin and succeeded in installing his own minority cabinet.

Spain's spin doctor-in-chief - 17 Jul 2018
The prime minister's spin doctor-in-chief, Iván Redondo, is a 37-year-old with no political affiliation but a high media profile and a successful, if controversial, track record of advising Spain's conservatives. Redondo is the political and ...

Spain's new prime minister vows to raise taxes and spend more

Financial Times - 17 Jul 2018
Spain's new prime minister Pedro Sánchez has promised to raise tax on companies and increase public spending in a speech to parliament laying out his socialist government's two-year economic plan. Mr Sánchez said he would “redesign” corporate tax to ...

Amazon employees strike in Spain, Germany

The Punch - 17 Jul 2018
Thousands of Amazon workers went on strike in Spain and Germany on Tuesday in protest at their working conditions as the retail giant staged its Prime Day sales event, unions said. In Spain, employees in San Fernando de Henares near Madrid ...

Body of drowned Irish teenager to be flown back from Spain today

Irish Times - 17 Jul 2018
The body of a 19-year-old teenager who drowned in Spain on Saturday is to be flown back to Ireland later today. Named by local police as Joshua Osahon, from Portlaoise, Co Laois, the body of the young man was recovered on Sunday from a lake in ...

The winner of the World Cup of Travel: Spain, not France

USA TODAY - 16 Jul 2018
The 32 qualifying teams were split into eight groups. And the winner is: Spain. It's a much better showing for the country than it had in the soccer World Cup. Spain was knocked out by Russia early on in the tournament. Spain outperformed all other ...

How far will southern Spain's resources for refugees go?

Deutsche Welle - 17 Jul 2018
For him, arriving in Spain has been a roller coaster of emotions, from the "incredible joy" of being rescued at sea to the frustration of roaming through Madrid all day with nothing to do. "We just want to learn the language and work, wherever we are ...

Spain: Amazon Workers on Strike Attacked by National Police

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog) - 17 Jul 2018
Spain: Amazon Workers on Strike Attacked by National Police. "This is how the police works to defend the transnational, brutally charging against workers." | Photo: Twitter / @alcalalibre. Previous; Next. Published 17 July 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis ...

Nail-biting video shows bus hanging over bridge in Spain

KGO-TV - 17 Jul 2018
Heart-stopping video out of Spain shows a bus teetering on the edge of a bridge in Madrid. RELATED: Passenger speaks out after surviving bus crash on Highway 101 in San Francisco Emergencias Madrid (Madrid Emergency Service) shared video of the ...

Spain's Cabinet Embodies Women's Global Power

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Jul 2018
And Spain's new prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, recently became the first world leader to appoint women to almost two-thirds of cabinet positions. No country in the world has a higher proportion of female-led ministries. Thirty years ago, Spain had no ...

The Latest: Spain reports 479 migrants rescued over weekend

Washington Post - 15 Jul 2018
BERLIN — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local):. 9:20 p.m.. Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says at least 479 people, including more than 100 children, were rescued over the weekend while attempting to cross a narrow stretch of the ...

Spain and France drive 'robust' European car sales

Financial Times - 17 Jul 2018
European car sales posted a “robust” increase last month, with more cars sold across the EU than in any previous June, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). New car registrations rose just over 5 per cent year-on-year, ...

UAE academy hosts Spain king at Middle Eastern studies congress - 17 Jul 2018
Abu Dhabi: The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) held a networking reception in the presence of King Felipe VI of Spain at the fifth World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) in Seville, Spain. The inaugural reception of the congress drew the ...

Irish teen who drowned in Spain named as Joshua Osahon

Irish Mirror - 16 Jul 2018
His parents flew to Spain late on Sunday. They jetted to Madrid and were picked up in the Spanish capital before being driven to a hospital in Albacete 250 kilometres south to see their son's body ahead of the post-mortem. Joshua disappeared on ...

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