Child porn found inside a caravan belonging to the British fugitive
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Oct 25, 2016 - 1:07 PM

Agents from the National Police have impounded numerous images and videos showing child abuse and pornography, inside the motor-home belonging to the British fugitive detained last Thursday.

Detained in Algeciras port a woman from Casares with drugs strapped to her body
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Oct 25, 2016 - 12:24 PM

The Civil Guard has detained in the port of Algeciras (Cádiz) two women for the presumed crime against public health, who were surprised when drugs were found attached to them.

Two Moroccan Imams detained in Ibiza for supporting Daesh
Posted in: Ibiza
Oct 25, 2016 - 12:02 PM

The two Moroccan Imams were detained in the early hours of this morning by the Civil Guard in Ibiza inside the mosque Masllid al Fath for their support of Daesh, and this is an exceptional case as the normal activities of the Muslim leaders in Spain are usually correct.

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The Briton found dead at Málaga Airport had his genitals inside tins of tuna.
Posted in: Málaga
Oct 25, 2016 - 11:14 AM

These revelations about his genitalia inside tins of tuna and two slices of ham on his buttocks have shocked and surprised many.
However, these are provisional results and more data has been requested in three fields, histopathology, chemical and toxicological.

Spain Papers Review - Tuesday October 25 2016
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Oct 25, 2016 - 8:23 AM

El País reports on a recording made during the PSOE federal committee and quotes ‘How much time has been wasted demonising some by the others’.

Spain On This Day - October 25
Posted in: History
Oct 25, 2016 - 12:45 AM

1521 - María Pacheco se rinde, entregando Toledo en honrosas condiciones a las tropas de Carlos I de España y V de Alemania, con lo que termina la Guerra de las Comunidades de Castilla.
1533 - Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany appoints Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes first chronicler of the Indies.
1555 - Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany abdicated the imperial throne and his German possessions in his brother Fernando, the future Fernando I of Hapsburg.

Spain Business Brief - Monday October 24 2016
Posted in: Business Brief
Oct 24, 2016 - 8:24 PM

The National Commission for Markets and Values (CNMV) has fined a British firm for downgrading the operations at Abengoa.
Jefferies International Limited will have to pay fine of 150,000€ for committing a serious fault. The CNMV has placed special operations under vigilance for downgrading Abengoa.

Rajoy has offered dialogue to the PSOE after their ‘reasonable’ abstention.
Posted in: National
Oct 24, 2016 - 1:44 PM

The ‘details’ will be reserved by Rajoy until his investiture. Sources at the PP understand he has repeatedly offered dialogue to combat the sensation of a gratuitous abstention.
Rajoy has not wanted to ‘concrete’ the details of the PSOE decision, which include the abolishment of the PP labour reform, to call for Toledo Pack on pensions and to debate the territorial structuring of the country.

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A French tourist has died after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel in Palma
Posted in: Mallorca
Oct 24, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Lorenzo Marina Palma, a 42 year old French tourist died yesterday in Playa de Palma after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel. The efforts to reanimate him were futile, and the National Police will now have to establish if this was a suicide or a fatal accident.

Spain Papers Review - Monday October 24 2016
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Oct 24, 2016 - 8:19 AM

El País headlines ‘the PSOE has managed to get Spain out of blockage and avoid another election’
The federal committee approved abstention by 139 votes in favour and 96 against. Fernández: the decision is ‘completely obligatory’ for all the members. Iceta asked for ‘understanding’ from the manager given the challenge by the Catalan socialists.

Sentenced to 150 hours social work for attacking a Spanish tourist in Bournemouth
Posted in: National
Oct 24, 2016 - 7:08 AM

Tomás Gil now remembers five months later, the xenophobic attack he suffered in Bournemouth ‘for speaking Spanish’.
It was May when he and his fried Silvia were leaving a pub after a night of partying and came across Daniel Way, who picked up a nearby stick at hit Tomás in the face.

Spain On This Day - October 24
Posted in: History
Oct 24, 2016 - 12:31 AM

2014 - Philip VI and Queen of Spain Letizia preside the ceremony of the last Prince of Asturias Awards and are summoned for the first time the Princess of Asturias Awards 2015.

Two Britons remain in hospital from a serious traffic accident today (Sunday)
Posted in: Menorca
Oct 23, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Two of the three people injured in a traffic accident this morning in Alaior, two remain in the Mateu Orfila hospital and here is their medical bulletin

The PSOE has decided to abstain before Rajoy to avoid a third election
Posted in: National
Oct 23, 2016 - 6:16 PM

The motion was placed by PSOE Euro MP Elena Valenciano who counted on an overall majority, ‘There has been a respectful, hard, frank and intense debate in the nest of the federal committee.

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Spain Papers Review - Sunday October 23 2016
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Oct 23, 2016 - 9:27 AM

El País headlines ‘the Catalan socialists are rebelling against the PSOE’ – they are refusing to accept party discipline to abstain in the investiture although the federal committee decided to.

Spain On This Day - October 23
Posted in: History
Oct 23, 2016 - 12:32 AM

1086 - Christian forces led by Alfonso VI of Castilla are defeated by the army led by the Almoravid ruler, Yusuf ibn Tashfin, at the Battle of Zalaca in Sagrajas, near Badajoz, Extremadura.

21 members of a gang which sexually abused women in Málaga have been captured
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Oct 22, 2016 - 1:34 PM

A phone call to the free number for reports of sexual exploitation 900 10 50 90 led to the eventual dismantling of the network, which controlled four brothels and laundering money made from the sexual exploitation through third and shadow societies. Bank accounts and immobilised properties have been blocked for some four million €.

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