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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Spanish plane crashes in Mali desert with no survivors

Swiftair confirms pilots and crew on flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria were from Spain and 59 passengers were EuropeanA PLANE heading for Algeria from Burkina Faso has crashed in the Mali desert, killing 110 passengers and the six Spanish crew memb ... [Published Think Spain - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Short-staffing forces on-duty Guardia Civil officers to urinate in bottles to avoid leaving their desks

GUARDIA Civil officers in an undisclosed Basque Country location have to urinate in plastic bottles because they cannot leave their desks to use the toilet due to staff shortages.Most officers on annual leave this summer have not had their positions covered ... [Published Think Spain - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Canary Island oil-drilling to start in autumn

PETROLEUM giant REPSOL plans to start drilling for oil off the coasts of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote between October and December this year in the hope of finding fossil fuel in the eastern Atlantic.A state-of-the-art vessel will drill into the sea bed ... [Published Think Spain - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Spain stops all flights to and from Tel Aviv amid Gaza conflict

FLIGHTS from Spanish airports to Tel Aviv (Israel) have been temporarily suspended after a missile went off near the city's Ben Gurion airport yesterday (Tuesday).Iberia runs daily flights from Madrid and Barcelona and sometimes extra ones at peak ti ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Santiago rail tragedy: The bereaved and injured demand answers on first anniversary of horrific train crash

MOURNERS who lost loved ones in the devastating rail tragedy in Galicia which killed 79 passengers will stage a demonstration today (Thursday) to mark the first anniversary of the crash.One of the two main ALVIA train victims' associations will gather ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Famous bullfight cancelled as all three matadors gored to within an inch of their livesMadrid -

A BULLFIGHTING festival in Madrid was cancelled at the last minute when all three matadors were gored and had to be rushed to hospital.Held as part of the capital's famous San Isidro fiestas, this is the first time since 1979 it has been cancelled.One ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Alicante town trades rubbish lorries for horses and carts

A TOWN in eastern Spain has swapped the dust cart for a horse and cart to save money.Monforte del Cid (Alicante province) says it will save 200,000 euros a decade – half its costs – by using four-legged transport for collecting rubbish from bins around ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Worst crash in 15 years' kills eight and leaves one critical on A-7 in southern Alicante

EIGHT people have been killed in what is thought to be the worst road crash in history on the A-7 motorway on the southern Costa Blanca.A head-on crash in Cox (Alicante province) described by traffic police as 'brutal' left five dead at the scene and ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Town suffers three days without water supply – and counting

A BREAKDOWN in the water pump supplying homes in the town of Pegalajar (Jaén province) has left residents for three days without a mains supply.At the time of publication, the water has not yet been turned back on and over 3,000 people have been coping ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

British man, 20, paralysed after shallow pool dive

A BRITISH tourist is in a critical condition and is expected to be paralysed for life after landing head-first in a shallow swimming pool.The victim, 20, had been drinking alcohol when he dove into the pool at a privately-owned villa in the Cala Tarida ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 22 2014]
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First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

British girl, 15, arrested after reporting sex attack in taxi

A BRITISH teenager who told police she had been sexually assaulted has been arrested.The unnamed 15-year-old said a taxi driver abused her approximately 10 days ago at around 03.00hrs in the central Plaza del Mar in Alicante city.Her sister witnessed ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Gib tug-of-war: Spain's foreign ministry hotly denies incursion and warns UK over 'inappropriate diplomatic behaviour'

SPAIN'S foreign affairs secretary has given the UK government short shrift over its accusations of a 'provocative incursion' by the former's Naval forces into Gibraltarian waters.MEP David Lidington called an emergency meeting with Spanish ambassador ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 20 2014]

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...called a meeting with British ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley in answer to the UK having done likewise with Trillo in order to protest against "the manner in which London has handled the supposed incident"
He has summoned the Spanish ambassador in Britain, Federico Trillo, to an urgent meeting, saying the ship's behaviour "constituted a breach of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea"
The judge found that in accordance with Article 152 of the Spanish Civil Code, the legal requirement to maintain a dependent child "ceases when the parent or guardian's fortune has reduced to the level of being unable to attend to said parent or guardian's own needs" , as is the case with the girl's father, meaning by law he cannot be forced to pay maintenance money
The distribution of funds "does not take into account the number of children at risk" of poverty and social exclusion, says Catalunya's regional minister of family and social welfare

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Spanish plane crashes in Mali desert with no su... [Published Think Spain - 21 hours ago]
Short-staffing forces on-duty Guardia Civil off... [Published Think Spain - 22 hours ago]
Canary Island oil-drilling to start in autumn [Published Think Spain - 23 hours ago]
Spain stops all flights to and from Tel Aviv am... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
Santiago rail tragedy: The bereaved and injured... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
Alicante town trades rubbish lorries for horses... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
Famous bullfight cancelled as all three matador... [Published Think Spain - Jul 24 2014]
'Worst crash in 15 years' kills eight and leave... [Published Think Spain - Jul 23 2014]
Town suffers three days without water supply – ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 22 2014]
British man, 20, paralysed after shallow pool dive [Published Think Spain - Jul 22 2014]
British girl, 15, arrested after reporting sex ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 21 2014]
Post office forces delivery staff on crutches t... [Published Think Spain - Jul 21 2014]
Urbanisations evacuated amid raging infernos in... [Published Think Spain - Jul 21 2014]
Gib tug-of-war: Spain's foreign ministry hotly ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 20 2014]
Angela Merkel against Catalunya's independence ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 20 2014]
HRH Letizia pays first visit as Queen of Spain ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 20 2014]
Wizz Air offers free booking changes for Kiev f... [Published Think Spain - Jul 20 2014]
Gib tug-of-war: Britain condemns 'provocative' ... [Published Think Spain - Jul 19 2014]
Missing Northern Irish woman, 37, found by chil... [Published Think Spain - Jul 19 2014]
Spanish pensioner dies in Edinburgh bus accident [Published Think Spain - Jul 19 2014]
Glasgow murderer caught in Madrid [Published Think Spain - Jul 19 2014]
Inferno sweeps Guadalajara nine years to the da... [Published Think Spain - Jul 19 2014]
Fuel spillage a kilometre wide off Gran Canaria... [Published Think Spain - Jul 18 2014]
Baby left in locked car at midday during heatwa... [Published Think Spain - Jul 18 2014]
Sixty per cent of Spanish people hand in lost p... [Published Think Spain - Jul 18 2014]
Grandparents ordered to pay maintenance for gra... [Published Think Spain - Jul 17 2014]
Massive pro-republican assembly pushes for refe... [Published Think Spain - Jul 17 2014]
Holidaymakers evacuated in Magalluf apartment b... [Published Think Spain - Jul 17 2014]
Government poverty funding 'not enough' and 'sh... [Published Think Spain - Jul 17 2014]
Shark sighting forces beach closure [Published Think Spain - Jul 17 2014]
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