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Spain Papers Review - Tuesday January 27 2015 


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Málaga City Council is to prohibit circuses which use animals more
The PP will take the new regulation to a council planning meeting tomorrow, and it also bans the use of ponies used to pull roundabouts in the travelling ferias.
The Supreme Court has imposed changes on how migrants are attended to in reception centres more
Known as the Centres for the Internment of Foreigners (CIES), the court considers they contravene European law.
Spain On This Day - January 28 more
Saint’s Day for Julián, Flaviano and Tirso.
Spain Business Brief - Tuesday January 27 2015 more
European finance ministers uneasy on the future of investment funds, following the Greek election.
The two lawyers who video-taped the Infanta Cristina in court could find themselves on the accused bench more
The Palma Judge Manuel Penalva has proposed be judged the two lawyers who assisted on February 8 2014 to the testimony of the imputed in the Nóos case, the Infanta Cristina, for being the presumed authors of a video recording in contra to the prohibition handed down by Judge José Castro.
An assessor to Lionel Messi has admitted the transfer of funds to fiscal paradises  more
Guillermo Marín has admitted being the proxy for the company based on Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, which received the money from the supposedly charitable matches, but he did not make clear if the player was the real owner of the company.
Baltasar Garzón and Wikileaks are considering demanding Google for sending confidential digital information to the USA. more
It concerns details on three European journalists.
Spain Papers Review - Tuesday January 27 2015 more
The air tragedy in Albacete covers all the front pages in Spain today with wide coverage on Susana Díaz.
A flu outbreak in Alicante has brought serious problems in the Sant Joan Hospital more
The lack of rooms and the increased numbers of patients arriving in emergency has led to many, generally pensioners, spending up to ten hours in a corridor.
The Málaga Police are combing the social networks after the appearance of fake Jihadist threats more
The National Police Technological Crimes Group has opened several investigations to unmask those placing false threats and causing alarm in the public
Mariano Rajoy has denied any B account and he refuses to answer Bárcenas every day. more
In an interview on Telecinco the Prime Minister gave a guarantee that neither he nor anyone else in the Partido Popular ‘had the remotest idea’ on the existence a B account in the party.
Spain On This Day - January 27 more
Saint’s Day for Julián, Avito, Dacio and Mauro.
Spain Business Brief - Monday January 26 2015 more
Spain is now a net payer to the EU, Spain holds 25 billion € of Greek debt, and illegal computer software corrupts accounts.
An Italian ship carrying 8,700 kilos of hashish has been intercepted off the Chafarinas Islands more
It was intercepted when 138 nautical miles SW of Cartagena.
Ten have died after a Greek F-16 crashed into a hanger at the Albacete airbase more
The Greek plane was taking part in the NATO TLP (Tactical Leadership Program) pilot training program at the Los Llanos airbase.



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The Supreme Court has imposed changes on how migrants are attended to in reception centres
Posted in: National - Jan 28, 2015 - 6:56:30 AM
In total four articles in the regulations which control these institutions are to be annulled. Not only is European law affected but also the Spanish Foreigners Law and the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court.

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Spain On This Day - January 28
Posted in: History - Jan 28, 2015 - 6:33:36 AM
1920: the Spanish Legion is founded as the ‘Tercio de Extranjeros,’ by a Royal Decree issued by Alfonso XIII.

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General Miguel Primo de Rivera - Photo wikipedia


Spain Business Brief - Tuesday January 27 2015
Posted in: Business Brief - Jan 27, 2015 - 8:47:09 PM
The European Commission will be who finally rules on the purchase of Jazztel by Orange for 2.7 billion €, after rejecting the petition from the National Commission for Markets and Competitiveness (CNMC) for them to make the decision. Brussels justifies its decision, which has to be decided by April 30, because of their ‘wide experience’ and ‘being better located’ than the CNMC to guarantee a coherent application of the norms of the European Union.

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Alexis Tsipras - Photo www.ekathimerini.com


The two lawyers who video-taped the Infanta Cristina in court could find themselves on the accused bench
Posted in: Mallorca
Jan 27, 2015 - 7:25:06 PM

Manuel Penalva is investigating the furtive recording which has been distributed on the Internet, and has dictated an abbreviated procedure against the lawyers Francisco José Carvajal and María del Carmen Jiménez on the charge of disobedience.

An assessor to Lionel Messi has admitted the transfer of funds to fiscal paradises
Posted in: Football
Jan 27, 2015 - 1:28:34 PM

The matches programmed as charitable and altruistic under the title ‘Messi and his friends against the rest of the world’ celebrated in four Latin American countries in the summers of 2012 and 2013, were neither charitable nor altruistic.

Baltasar Garzón and Wikileaks are considering demanding Google for sending confidential digital information to the USA.
Posted in: National
Jan 27, 2015 - 12:33:17 PM

The judicial team of Wikileaks, led by the ex National Court judge, Baltasar Garzón, are studying taking legal action against Google for having given the United States authorities digital information on web journalists; they sent complete details on three journalists.

A flu outbreak in Alicante has brought serious problems in the Sant Joan Hospital
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Jan 27, 2015 - 8:10:35 AM

According to the Información newspaper in Alicante at 8pm last night, ten patients were in the corridor and some of them had been there since 9.30 in the morning.

The Málaga Police are combing the social networks after the appearance of fake Jihadist threats
Posted in: Málaga
Jan 27, 2015 - 7:48:41 AM

The investigation started weeks ago, initially with Twitter and Facebook, but then attention turned to WhatsApp, where rumours of an attack in a commercial centre in Málaga were spreading.

Mariano Rajoy has denied any B account and he refuses to answer Bárcenas every day.
Posted in: National
Jan 27, 2015 - 7:12:29 AM

He insisted he had never received black money and said he and his party had already given many explanations on this matter.

Spain On This Day - January 27
Posted in: History
Jan 27, 2015 - 6:26:06 AM

1993: the canopy roof at the entrance to the Cine Bilbao in Madrid collapses onto the crowd queuing up outside, killing six people.

Spain Business Brief - Monday January 26 2015
Posted in: Business Brief
Jan 26, 2015 - 9:32:52 PM

For the first time since Spain joined the European Union, the country has become a net payer to the community. 2014 ended with 1.6 billion € in favour of Europe, as income was 10.54 billion and payments were 12.16 billion €. Spain’s loss of income from Europe is the country’s inability to assume the European demands on cohesion, which should have been completed between 2007 and 2013.
Spain now has to spend, or lose 9 billion € by year end.

An Italian ship carrying 8,700 kilos of hashish has been intercepted off the Chafarinas Islands
Posted in: Costa Cálida
Jan 26, 2015 - 8:04:19 PM

The ship has now been escorted in to the port at Cartagena and the eight crew, seven Italians and an Egyptian have been detained.

Ten have died after a Greek F-16 crashed into a hanger at the Albacete airbase
Posted in: National
Jan 26, 2015 - 7:34:11 PM

13 people have been injured, seven of them seriously. The Spanish Air Force Chief of Staff, General Francisco Javier García Arnáiz, has gone to the airbase.

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