Spain Papers Review - Sunday August 20, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Aug 20, 2017 - 9:05 AM

El País leads ‘the young troupe of Imam Abdelbaki’ – a radical clergy who indoctrinated a group of boys in Ripoll integrated into the local community until he had converted them into the terrorists who attacked Barcelona’ – the Imam lives in a sixth floor two room flat in the famous monastery in Ripoll. He pays 150€ a month as owner.

Spain On This Day - August 21
Posted in: History
Aug 21, 2017 - 12:02 AM

1415 – Henry the Navigator leads Portuguese forces to victory over the Marinids at the Battle of Ceuta.
1520 - The troops of Carlos I set fire to the city of Medina del Campo in the War of the Communities of Castile.

Spain On This Day - August 20
Posted in: History
Aug 20, 2017 - 12:45 AM

1467 – The Second Battle of Olmedo takes places as part of a succession conflict between Henry IV of Castile and his half-brother Alfonso, Prince of Asturias.

Spain On This Day - August 19
Posted in: History
Aug 19, 2017 - 1:11 AM

1487 - Catholic Kings, in the framework of the so-called "Reconquista" - conquer Malaga. Islamic period ends and begins the worst period of anticultural, xenophobic and anti-Semitic religious obscurantism in the history of Spain.

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Spain On This Day - August 18
Posted in: History
Aug 18, 2017 - 6:50 AM

1480 - on the island of Gran Canaria landed the expedition organized by the Catholic Monarchs for the conquest of the archipelago.
1487 – The Siege of Málaga ends with the taking of the city by Castilian and Aragonese forces.

Spain On This Day - August 17
Posted in: History
Aug 17, 2017 - 1:04 AM

1462 - The taking of Gibraltar by which the Castilian-Leonese kingdom Nazari reconquer Gibraltar.
1585 – Eighty Years' War: Siege of Antwerp – Antwerp is captured by Spanish forces under Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, who orders Protestants to leave the city and as a result over half of the 100,000 inhabitants flee to the northern provinces.

A British cargo ship remains adrift and alight further from the Canaries
Posted in: Gran Canaria
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:26 PM

The shipowner ordered the specialists to attend the fire which started last weekend after the temperature inside the hull of the cargo vessel increased, for reasons under investigation.

Spain On This Day - August 16
Posted in: History
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:46 AM

1097 - Marriage of Pedro I of Aragón with his second wife Berta in Huesca

A British tourist has died after falling from a third floor flat in Ibiza
Posted in: Ibiza
Aug 15, 2017 - 12:19 PM

UPDATED - The Jet Apartments in Platja d’en Bossa in Ibiza, was the scene of the tragedy, which occurred at five am when the health services arrived. The doctors applied movement for reanimation for 45 minutes without success.

Spain On This Day - August 15
Posted in: History
Aug 15, 2017 - 12:04 AM

1097 - Troops of Alfonso VI are defeated at Consuegra, Toledo

Spain Business Brief - Monday August 14, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Aug 14, 2017 - 8:52 PM

The CEO of the giant pharmaceutical company Merck, Kenneth Frazier, announced today his renouncement as Counsel for American Manufacturers for the US president Donald Trump, for his weak response against the white supremacy and racialist groups.

Released 24 victims of a gang who exploited transsexuals in Palma and Barcelona
Posted in: Barcelona & Cataluña Mallorca
Aug 14, 2017 - 1:42 PM

According to the General Direction of the Police today, in their operation they arrested 14 people and liberated 24 victims who had been living in cramped and unhygienic conditions and kept on duty for 24 hours a day and obliged to offer drugs to the clients.

The diversity of personalities drawn by La Alpujarra
Posted in: Granada Features
Aug 14, 2017 - 12:51 PM

For centuries past, La Alpujarra has been a magnetic pole for artists, writers, poets, aristocrats, geologists, and politicians of all classes and origins. Some search for peace among the mountains, the small white villages and beauty spots worthy of discovery and inspiration.

Tomorrow is Mañana - 22. Smugglers Dogs
Posted in: Audio
Aug 14, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Taxi-drivers on the Costa del Sol have joined the strike in Málaga
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Aug 14, 2017 - 11:07 AM

The taxi-drivers on the Costa del Sol decided yesterday to show their solidarity and join the indefinite strike in reaction to the arrival of Cabify at the Málaga Feria.

Spain On This Day - August 14
Posted in: History
Aug 14, 2017 - 7:17 AM

1084 - El Cid, commanded the army of the Taifa of Zaragoza, defeat the coalition of King Al-Mundhir Lleida and Sancho Ramírez of Aragón in the Battle of Morella.
1227 - Fernando III, the Saint, and the Archibishop of Roda place the foundation stone for the rebuilding of Toledo Cathedral

Dismantled an international gang who trafficked marijuana from Alicante
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Aug 13, 2017 - 1:36 AM

The Guardia Civil in Alicante have detained eight people and placed a ninth under investigation, as the presumed authors of crimes against public health, by growing marijuana and drug trafficking and belonging to a criminal organisation, and defrauding the power supply.

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Spain On This Day - August 13
Posted in: History
Aug 13, 2017 - 1:33 AM

1516 – The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis I of France recognizes Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, recognizes Francis's claim to Milan.

Spain On This Day - August 12
Posted in: History
Aug 12, 2017 - 2:00 AM

1227 - The Virgin de la Cabeza appears in Andújar
1812 - French troops leave Madrid when the allied forces of the Duke of Wellington defeats them in the battle of Los Arapiles

A new study collected climatic data from 38 countries over 50 years
Posted in: National
Aug 11, 2017 - 12:04 PM

Many citizens continue to link climate change to higher temperatures, but as this new research shows, its effect reach much further among them the increasing threat of natural disasters. Science magazine reports global warming has already modified the seasons of the year, with rivers bursting their banks to cause flooding in Europe, earlier in some regions and later in others.

ACB: alquiler coches baratos in Spain