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Arabic to be offered as third and native language in Catalunya's high schoolsCatalonia -

SECONDARY schools in Catalunya may offer Arabic as an optional foreign language subject in addition to English and Castilian Spanish.A nod to the region's 300,000 pupils of Moroccan parents, the move could nevertheless be favoured by hight schools in ... [Published Think Spain - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

'Prince of Asturias' Awards becomes 'Princess', but Leonor considered too young to host ceremony

KING Felipe VI is set to host the annual Prince of Asturias Awards - but the name has been changed with just hours to spare to reflect the Royal family's new situation.The prizes will now be called the Princess of Asturias Awards, a title which has been ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Tomatina moves to London's Hyde ParkBuñol -

LONDON could get its own version of the famous Valencian tomato fight, the Tomatina.Councillors from Buñol, a town to the east of Valencia city with 10,000 inhabitants which is renowned worldwide for its messy, fruity fiesta, have been in talks with the ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Record-breaking summer' for foreign tourists

TOURIST numbers in Spain this summer were the best on record with a total of 31 million visitors from abroad in July, August and September, says the ministry of industry.So far, 52.4 million foreign holidaymakers have visited Spain in 2014, and the government ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Biggest cruise-liner in the world stops off in Barcelona and MálagaMálaga -

THE world's largest cruise ship docked in Málaga and Barcelona yesterday (Thursday) allowing between 4,000 and 5,000 passengers to get off and have a look around the cities.Huge crowds gathered by the port of Málaga in the morning, and from 20.00hrs last ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hottest day in 145 years: Valencia sees Spain's highest October temperature ever at 35.8ºC

Microsoft VBScript runtime ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gib tug-of-war: Nothing wrong with concrete blocks in sea, says European CommissionLínea de la Concepción

Microsoft VBScript runtime ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Teresa Romero cured of Ebola and her blood will be used to treat others

Spain will be declared Ebola-free in five days' time if none of her contacts in isolation show symptomsNURSE Teresa Romero is cured of Ebola, according to the results of her second test – and her blood can be used to treat others who suffer the deadly ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Manuel García, Spain
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola update: Nurse Teresa is 'virus-free'

A NURSE from Madrid infected with Ebola is virus-free, according to tests carried out on her last night (Sunday) - just a week after hospital staff believed she was extremely unlikely to survive.Teresa Romero, 44, was in a very critical condition on Friday ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Woman dies in Tenerife floods

TORRENTIAL rain sweeping the island of Tenerife has left one woman dead and numerous buildings and cars flooded.The streets of Santa Cruz were knee-deep in water and the current swept away a couple when they tried to cross the Avenida Venezuela.Emergency ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Would-be thief found after hours in supermarket toilet

A 41-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested after he was found hiding in the toilets of a supermarket that he intended to burgle in the early hours of the morning.Guardia Civil officers caught him in the unnamed store in the land-locked Mallorca village of Inca, ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Supermarket, Officer
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Banned driver vandalises ambulance taking him to hospital after crash

A DRIVER who smashed up an ambulance which took him to hospital after he caused a crash has been arrested.He was found to be under the influence of drugs and with no valid licence.Police caught him red-handed ripping out a shelf and the radio transmitter ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]

Quotes

"Thank you to all those of you who have attended today to make this ceremony special, a ceremony which brings with it great expectations and hope for the future."
...include his own deputy president, Joana Ortega and the minister for the presidency Francesc Homs; Oriol Junqueras of Esquerra Republicana Catalana ( "Catalana Left Republic', or ERC); Jordi Turull (CDC); Ramon Espadaler of Unió i Convergència (" Convergence and Union', or CiU); Joan Herrera (ICV-EUiA) Joan Mena (Eco-Socialists); and Isabel Vallet and David Fernández of CUP
...ear-the-knuckle comments, including stating that Teresa had 'lied to her doctor' by omission when first visiting because of feeling unwell, and that "if she hadn't taken days to admit she touched her face with her gloves, it would have saved us a lot of work"

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Arabic to be offered as third and native langua... [Published Think Spain - 2 hours ago]
'Prince of Asturias' Awards becomes 'Princess',... [Published Think Spain - Oct 24 2014]
Tomatina moves to London's Hyde ParkBuñol - [Published Think Spain - Oct 24 2014]
Biggest cruise-liner in the world stops off in ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 23 2014]
'Record-breaking summer' for foreign tourists [Published Think Spain - Oct 23 2014]
Hottest day in 145 years: Valencia sees Spain's... [Published Think Spain - Oct 22 2014]
Gib tug-of-war: Nothing wrong with concrete blo... [Published Think Spain - Oct 22 2014]
Teresa Romero cured of Ebola and her blood will... [Published Think Spain - Oct 22 2014]
Banned driver vandalises ambulance taking him t... [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
Would-be thief found after hours in supermarket... [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
Woman dies in Tenerife floods [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
Ebola update: Nurse Teresa is 'virus-free' [Published Think Spain - Oct 20 2014]
Suspected Ebola case at the Pentagon thwarts me... [Published Think Spain - Oct 18 2014]
Facebook photo of Alicante beach helps police c... [Published Think Spain - Oct 18 2014]
Caja Madrid bosses face millions in bail payments [Published Think Spain - Oct 18 2014]
Valencia uses drones to seek out mosquito nests... [Published Think Spain - Oct 17 2014]
Spanish reporters help set up James Foley Found... [Published Think Spain - Oct 16 2014]
Nurse who treated missionary doctors in Madrid ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 15 2014]
Granada X4 XTouch named after Alhambra city [Published Think Spain - Oct 15 2014]
Protests over 'slapdash management' and 'lack o... [Published Think Spain - Oct 14 2014]
Water turned off in Cádiz since Sunday due to s... [Published Think Spain - Oct 14 2014]
Catalunya calls off public consultation on inde... [Published Think Spain - Oct 14 2014]
Barcelona coach crash leaves 29 injured, two cr... [Published Think Spain - Oct 13 2014]
Wet weekend causes flash floods across Andalucía [Published Think Spain - Oct 13 2014]
King's private consultant resigns over Caja Mad... [Published Think Spain - Oct 12 2014]
One in seven young holidaymakers travelling to ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 12 2014]
Ebola update: Teresa 'conscious and talking to ... [Published Think Spain - Oct 11 2014]
Ebola update: Newly-qualified and inexperienced... [Published Think Spain - Oct 11 2014]
Ebola update: Hospital staff call Rajoy 'coward... [Published Think Spain - Oct 11 2014]
Esperanza Aguirre's car gets another parking fi... [Published Think Spain - Oct 11 2014]
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