Publication: Think Spain

First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chaos in the Canaries as storms sweep the islandsPalmas de Gran Canaria

GALE-FORCE winds and rain battering the Canary Islands have caused roads to be cut off and parts of buildings to come down, especially in the Las Palmas area where emergency services were called out 38 times yesterday (Saturday) alone.A roof fell off ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish Parliament blocks Catalunya's independence referendum plansCatalonia -

A REFERENDUM on Catalunya's independence has been voted as 'illegal' in Spanish Parliament with 299 votes against compared to 47 in favour, all of these coming from nationalist parties in the north-eastern region and in the Basque Country, which has also ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Landfill site bones are 200 years old, say authorities searching for Marta del Castillo's bodySevilla -

BONES found on a landfill site in Camas (Sevilla) whilst searching for the remains of 17-year-old Marta del Castillo Casanueva have turned out to be over 200 years old – meaning investigators are back to square one.The bones were probably brought there ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

British multi-millionaire shot dead in Estepona by 'jealous and obsessive' ex-girlfriend, say policeEstepona -

A BRITISH tycoon has been shot dead at his Estepona (Málaga) villa, allegedly by his ex-girlfriend, a Slovakian model who was unable to come to terms with their split.Andrew Bush, 48, had separated from Mayka Kukučova, 24, in October and allegedly arrived ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Esperanza Aguirre 'fled police and knocked over officer's bike' when fined for parking in a bus laneMadrid -

FORMER regional president of Madrid and MP for the region Esperanza Aguirre faces fines and possibly prison for allegedly fleeing the scene when police caught her illegally parked, knocking down an officer's motorbike in the process.Aguirre, who gave ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Crash driver 'dumps' 240,000-euro Ferrari in streetMadrid -

A DRIVER who crashed his Ferrari worth a quarter of a million euros into a skip in Madrid abandoned the car in the street and fled, say city police.The front of the vehicle had collided at speed with a skip containing building rubble and was crushed in, ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

'Miracle' baby from Valencia to be canonisedValència -

AN OFFICIAL 'miracle' is due to be filed with the Vatican by the Archbishop of Valencia, Carlos Osoro, after a newborn baby girl inexplicably recovered from irreversible brain damage.Eight doctors have testified to the fact that little Carmen, who was ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

'Human' bones found in landfill site during search for Marta del Castillo's body

NATIONAL Police investigators have found remains of bones on a landfill site in Camas (Sevilla) whilst searching for the body of Marta del Castillo Casanueva, murdered by her ex-boyfriend in January 2009.Forensics believe at first glance that the bones ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

British women drown off Tenerife beachCrime/Incidents

TWO British women have drowned off the south coast of Tenerife after being rescued from the sea, according to emergency services in Spain.They have been identified as Dr Barathi Ravikumar, 39, from Bracebridge Heath in Lincolnshire and Dr Uma Ramalingam, ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Taped-up body in a sack washed up on Costa Blanca beachOrihuela Costa -

A BODY wrapped up in an industrial-sized bin-bag and duct tape has been washed up on an Orihuela Costa (Alicante) beach.The grisly discovery was made just before noon yesterday (Sunday) on the Cala del Bosque beach near the La Zenia urbanisation.Once ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vaccination against Alzheimer's developed in Aragón being tested on humansZaragoza -

A VACCINATION against Alzheimer's has reached the clinical trials stage and could one day prevent the pain of seeing a friend or relative facing this devastating degenerative disease.A biotechnology company in Zaragoza, Araclon Biotech – a holding of ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Paratrooper dies in Army sky-diving accidentZaragoza -

A SOLDIER has lost his life after his parachute failed to open during a training session in San Gregorio (Zaragoza province).Antonio García Sierra, who belonged to the paratrooper brigade of the general battalion in the Spanish Armed Forces, died when ... [Published Think Spain - Apr 06 2014]

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...fall', Rajoy announced that independence for Catalunya would be an 'economic disaster for both the region and Spain as a whole, and that he could "not imagine Spain without Catalunya, Catalunya without Spain, or Catalunya out of Europe"
...he was 'pro-Europe' but heavily criticised the fact Ireland and indeed Spain, Greece and Portugal have had to apply for bail-out funds from the EU "so that the public can pay for the private sector's stupidity" . I'd say Ireland is coming out of the financial crisis despite, not because of, the Troika, stated the singer. The Irish have bailed themselves out...

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Chaos in the Canaries as storms sweep the islan... [Published Think Spain - Apr 16 2014]
Spanish Parliament blocks Catalunya's independe... [Published Think Spain - Apr 14 2014]
Landfill site bones are 200 years old, say auth... [Published Think Spain - Apr 14 2014]
British multi-millionaire shot dead in Estepona... [Published Think Spain - Apr 13 2014]
Esperanza Aguirre 'fled police and knocked over... [Published Think Spain - Apr 12 2014]
Crash driver 'dumps' 240,000-euro Ferrari in st... [Published Think Spain - Apr 12 2014]
'Miracle' baby from Valencia to be canonisedVal... [Published Think Spain - Apr 10 2014]
British women drown off Tenerife beachCrime/Inc... [Published Think Spain - Apr 09 2014]
'Human' bones found in landfill site during sea... [Published Think Spain - Apr 08 2014]
Taped-up body in a sack washed up on Costa Blan... [Published Think Spain - Apr 08 2014]
Vaccination against Alzheimer's developed in Ar... [Published Think Spain - Apr 06 2014]
Paratrooper dies in Army sky-diving accidentZar... [Published Think Spain - Apr 06 2014]
Dogs can travel by metro in Barcelona from next... [Published Think Spain - Apr 06 2014]
'Air crash into sea' near Gran Canaria was a fa... [Published Think Spain - Apr 05 2014]
Madrid airport will be named after Adolfo Suáre... [Published Think Spain - Apr 03 2014]
Murcia regional president Valcárcel resigns [Published Think Spain - Apr 03 2014]
Teenager in custody for shooting at councillor'... [Published Think Spain - Apr 01 2014]
Doctors recognise they should listen to patient... [Published Think Spain - Apr 01 2014]
Gales blow over 45-metre obelisk near Madrid mo... [Published Think Spain - Mar 30 2014]
Police in boxer shorts protest over lack of pro... [Published Think Spain - Mar 30 2014]
Rajoy's brother dies the day before president's... [Published Think Spain - Mar 27 2014]
Coach strike leads to mutiny and vandalismMadrid - [Published Think Spain - Mar 27 2014]
Desmond Tutu urges Spanish government and ETA t... [Published Think Spain - Mar 26 2014]
Search is on again for Marta's body following k... [Published Think Spain - Mar 26 2014]
Granada medics implant artificial cornea contai... [Published Think Spain - Mar 23 2014]
Meningitis, tuberculosis and overcrowding in Me... [Published Think Spain - Mar 21 2014]
MásMóvil and Ibercom to merge and become third-... [Published Think Spain - Mar 21 2014]
Air Rescue Service crew members missing after h... [Published Think Spain - Mar 20 2014]
African immigrants storm Melilla fence in large... [Published Think Spain - Mar 19 2014]
Parents of nine-year-old girl kidnapped in Boli... [Published Think Spain - Mar 18 2014]
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