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Thousands of migrants swim from Morocco to Spain

Spain recorded a massive influx in North African immigrants with CNN reporting 6,000 people including 1500 minors swimming to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Monday. This was the largest influx of ill...
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Fiestas mark the end of the curfew in Spain

Hundreds of people partied across Spanish cities on early Sunday as the emergency restrictions finally came to an end. In a scene that mimics New Year’s Eve euphoria, several street fiestas erupted a...
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Portugal: Hospitals overwhelmed as Austria and Germany offer help

Portugal records the highest death rate in Europe after an explosive third wave.January 2021 recorded 19,452 Covid-19 deaths in Portugal according to data from the Death Certificates Information Syste...
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Storm Filomena: Spain smashes snowfall records after historic blizzard

Several areas in Spain have been affected by a rare snowfall that has affected traffic, canceled flights, and resulted in the loss of life.  It’s not too often that we skiers appear on the streets...
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Footballer refuses the minute of silence for Maradona: 'He was a rapist'

Paula Dapena, a 24-year-old footballer, refused to take part in the minute of silence dedicated to the death of Diego Armando Maradona. It happened in La Coruña, Spain, during a friendly women's socce...
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Spanish bookstore reads books to the elderly over the phone due to covid

Good news comes from a Spanish bookstore in Madrid. A beautiful initiative to give a small moment of relief to lonely elderly has been put in place. The Soto del Real library has decided to provide a...
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International Schools in Madrid

Are you planning to move to Madrid or relocate completely? You made a good choice. Madrid is a beautiful city lined with great restaurants, art galleries, and lively bars. Prices of foods and eating o...
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Spain defeat Germany 6-0 in Seville

Ferran Torres stole the show with a hat trick as Spain bulldozed into the Nations League Finals.  In a stunning display of football, Spain humbled Germany in the Nations League sealing their spot i...
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Madrid's surrealism exhibition stays open to keep culture alive

Spain: Surrealism exhibitions resist in Madrid While many countries in Europe have kept museums and exhibitions closed because of covid-19, Spain is doing its best to make sure that people can still...
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Famed Joy Eslava nightclub closes due to covid-19 pandemic

Famed Joy Eslava nightclub closes forever after almost 40 years of historyThe famous nightclub in the center of Madrid will soon become a restaurant with performances -  remodeling work has already be...
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The Canary Islands standing out as the ‘Hollywood of Europe’

The Canary Islands are undoubtedly among the most popular filming destinations for Hollywood production crews. It’s no surprise that the welcoming Canarian hospitality keeps drawing in the cinema’s...
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Portugal goes back into lockdown

Portugal’s government has announced new lockdown restrictions that kick in on November 4th. The public is advised to stay at home with the exception of work, school, or shopping outings. Meanwhile, co...
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GAP closes all its stores in Europe

GAP leaves Europe. Forever. The popular American clothing brand has decided to close all its European stores. The crisis is not new, the first closures had already begun in 2015, but the covid-19 p...
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Covid-19. What is happening in France, Spain and Italy

The world is entering the final part of one of the most eventful years of the 21st  century, and covid-19 continues to be a part of the “new normal”.   Since June, travel within the EU has been fai...
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Spain and France headed for lockdown

On 11 March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Coronavirus a pandemic. What started in a Chinese wet-market has spread across the world, infecting populations everywhere with disease an...
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Gibraltar Complicates the UK’s Post-Brexit Border Plans

  In the midst of the UK’s transition out of the EU, Gibraltar, a UK territory on the southern coast of Spain, is lobbying for open borders. With a population of only 32,000 and close economic...
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Madrid goes green

City combats pollution with major greening project.A proposal to "re-naturalise" Madrid into a green oasis is currently under consideration by the city as part of plans to reduce the capital's polluti...
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Madrid gets tough with litterbugs

Madrid dog owners face hefty fines for not cleaning up after their pets. Dog owners who fail to pick up their pets' droppings on the streets of Madrid face tough new penalties including fines betwe...
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Madrid targets Uber

The city's transport department has started legal proceedings against Uber, the privately run taxi-sharing service, for operating without a licence. Uber drivers, who started work in Madrid in Sept...
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Madrid ready for new king and queen

Thousands of flags, garlands of flowers and cheap souvenirs are ready for enthronement of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia on Thursday 19 June. The handover from King Juan Carlos, who is abdicating...
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