Publication: Expatica Spain

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AFP photographer picks up eight prizes in 2014

AFP photographer Pedro Armestre, recently recovered from a goring by a fighting bull, on Thursday won his eighth photography prize so far in 2014, a haul earned for images ranging from thrill-seekers at the Pamplona bull-run to raging wildfires.An emblematic ... [Published Expatica Spain - 52 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Police seize 345 kilos of cocaine at Spanish port

Police in Spain have seized 345 kilos (760 pounds) of high-grade cocaine found inside gym bags that arrived on a shipping container at the port of Valencia from Chile, they said Thursday.The cocaine was 85 percent pure, police said, and a government official ... [Published Expatica Spain - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Scientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's

Spanish scientists have for the first time used gene therapy to reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's, an advance that could lead to new drugs to treat the disease, they said Wednesday.The Autonomous University of Barcelona team injected a gene ... [Published Expatica Spain - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Brits abandon Spain, Chinese flock there: data

Spain's population shrank in 2013 for a second year with foreigners including many Britons abandoning the country, although the number of Chinese there grew, official data showed Tuesday.The number of Britons -- many of whom live on Spain's warm east ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Expat employment in Europe's main cities

Take a glimpse into expat professional life in main cities across Europe, based on a survey of 11,500 expats living in international hotspots from Brussels to Madrid to Zurich. What are the expat communities in various European metropolises like? A recent ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Enjoy Living Abroad: Home is where the laptop is

Dare to pack it all up and move abroad? Lindsay and Ross share insight into how to manage an international nomadic lifestyle while maintaining a professional working life. I love living abroad and adore travelling, but even my hell-yes-let’s-go attitude ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Basque comedy sets Spain box office record: distributor

A romantic comedy film set in Spain's politically sensitive Basque region has become the country's biggest ever home-grown box office hit, its distributor said on Monday."Eight Basque Surnames" by director Emilio Martinez Lazaro "is the most watched Spanish ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fire causes Gibraltar power outage

An explosion and fire at a power station in Gibraltar left a large part of the British peninsula bordering southern Spain without electricity on Sunday, police said.A huge cloud of dark smoke hovered over a residential part of the territory, but no injuries ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Four confirmed dead as Spain finds missing helicopter

A military helicopter that crashed into the sea near the Canary Islands was found Sunday with the bodies of its four missing crew members inside, the Spanish government said.The Super Puma helicopter, which crashed while practising a routine rescue operation, ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Three dead after boat capsizes off Spain: coastguard

Three seamen were found dead and two others were missing after a fishing boat capsized off Spain's northern coast on Thursday, the coastguard said.Seven of the 12 crew were rescued after the trawler Mar Nosso capsized in the Bay of Biscay near the Spanish ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New US-Spanish firm says targets rich mobile ad market

Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica and US investment giant Blackstone launched a mobile telephone advertising venture on Wednesday, challenging internet giants such as Google and Facebook in a multi-billion-dollar market.Telefonica and Blackstone's GSO ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Med nations urge EU partners to step up migration fight

Seven European Mediterranean nations on Wednesday urged the EU to boost its financial support for member states bearing the brunt of the influx of African migrants in search of a better life.Migratory pressure pushing across the Mediterranean "is far ... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 16 2014]

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"That was a photo I thought about for three years" Armestre said of the shot, explaining that during that time he found the right balcony and a date that coincided with the popular first run of the festival...
"Each of the bags had 30 cocaine packages with a total weight of 345 kilos" the statement said
"The protein that was reinstated by the gene therapy triggers the signals needed to activate the genes involved in long-term memory consolidation" the university said in a statement
...Reprinted with permission of Karen McCann moved to Seville in 2004 and writes about her expat experiences in her new book, . "I loved this book,” wrote Lonely Planet. “I must have laughed aloud at least once in every chapter . . . The advice in the book is terrific." Wanderlust has taken her to more than thirty countries, including many developing or post-war nations where she and her husband volunteer as consultants...

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AFP photographer picks up eight prizes in 2014 [Published Expatica Spain - 52 mins ago]
Police seize 345 kilos of cocaine at Spanish port [Published Expatica Spain - 2 hours ago]
Scientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alz... [Published Expatica Spain - 22 hours ago]
Brits abandon Spain, Chinese flock there: data [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 22 2014]
Enjoy Living Abroad: Home is where the laptop is [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 22 2014]
Expat employment in Europe's main cities [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 22 2014]
Basque comedy sets Spain box office record: dis... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 21 2014]
Fire causes Gibraltar power outage [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 20 2014]
Four confirmed dead as Spain finds missing heli... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 20 2014]
Three dead after boat capsizes off Spain: coast... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 18 2014]
Two dead after boat capsizes off Spain: coastguard [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 17 2014]
Med nations urge EU partners to step up migrati... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 16 2014]
New US-Spanish firm says targets rich mobile ad... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 16 2014]
Spain judge defies pressure to scrap Guantanamo... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 15 2014]
Off the beaten track: Spain's national parks [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 15 2014]
With no work at home, young Spaniards flee to L... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 15 2014]
Spaniards stage anti-monarchy protest in Madrid [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 14 2014]
Finding Dutchland: Seven reasons for expat fami... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 11 2014]
I was an expat wife: The 7 habits of highly eff... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 08 2014]
Spain's eDreams Odigeo skids on market debut [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 08 2014]
Spain lawmakers set to reject Catalan independe... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 08 2014]
Protest-hit Venezuelan government slams Spain's... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 06 2014]
Spain lawmakers face down Catalonia independenc... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 06 2014]
Madrid offers electric bicycle-share from May [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 02 2014]
ITV Essentials lets Coronation Street travel ab... [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 01 2014]
Xenophobe's® Guides: The Spanish government [Published Expatica Spain - Apr 01 2014]
Spain says doubts dispelled over 2014 deficit [Published Expatica Spain - Mar 31 2014]
Spain says 184 people a day evicted from homes ... [Published Expatica Spain - Mar 28 2014]
Bins burned, arrests in Spain student protests [Published Expatica Spain - Mar 27 2014]
Spain's first post-Franco PM laid to rest [Published Expatica Spain - Mar 25 2014]
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