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Spain Papers Review - Wednesday August 20 2014 


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The advice from the Interior Ministry on how to avoid rape has been widely criticised more
Users on the social networks describe the Interior Ministry as macho and say they are blaming the victims.
Spain Papers Review - Wednesday August 20 2014 more
Rajoy imposing direct voting for mayors, more revelations on corruption in the Baleares and the latest racist tragedy in the United States
Navarra wants the foreigners who get injured in the San Fermín bull runs to pay their own medical expenses more
This year the cost to the regional health service was more than 126,000 €
Three of the five detained for the rape of a girl in Málaga fair have been released with charges outstanding. more
The key to the case is the video recorded on a mobile phone at the time of the aggression.
Spain Papers Review - Tuesday August 19 2014 more
Exports down for the first time in five years, the 'bad bank' is selling 45 houses a day, and the racial problems in the United States.
A two year old British boy has died after falling in the neighbour’s swimming pool more
The father is from Glasgow and has lived in Mijas some years, and lost sight of the infant for just a moment.
Human Rights Watch is calling on Spain to investigate if the Guardia Civil assaulted immigrants more
The allegation dates from August 13 and an incident on the Melilla border.
A British Defence Company has taken over the emergency control for Spanish airspace more
Inaer, is a Spanish company, but with foreign owners, and it almost has the monopoly for emergency operational interventions in Spanish airspace.
Spain Papers Review - Monday August 18 2014 more
More on the training courses fraud in Andalucía and plenty of international stories on the front pages of the Spanish press today
There has been a weekend of terror in Tangiers more
Sub-Saharans are being attacked by Moroccans armed with machetes
The poor of Palma de Mallorca more
In the Son Banya district of the city hundreds of people live in shacks, under bridges or under the ring road
Tests have confirmed that the man who was admitted to hospital in Alicante has not got the Ebola virus more
The Ministry of Health confirmed the news after test results arrived from the Sant Joan hospital.
Five youngsters have been detained for abusing a 20 year old girl in the Málaga fairground. more
The girl was found by police on waste ground next the fair attractions in Cortijo de Torres, where she had been working.
Government helps the long-term unemployed more
All the unemployed whose dole money has run out and have a family to support, can now collect 400 € a month.
How the sun sees you more
A ultra-violet camera shows the under-skin effects of the sun



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Navarra wants the foreigners who get injured in the San Fermín bull runs to pay their own medical expenses
Posted in: Northern Spain - Wed Aug 20, 2014 - 06:53
Whether this would make a foreigner think twice about taking part is unlikely as many are unaware of just how dangerous the bull runs can be.

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Three of the five detained for the rape of a girl in Málaga fair have been released with charges outstanding.
Posted in: Málaga - Wed Aug 20, 2014 - 06:35
Three of the five detained for the rape of a girl in Málaga fair have been released with charges outstanding.
The key to the case is the video recorded on a mobile phone at the time of the aggression.

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A two year old British boy has died after falling in the neighbour’s swimming pool
Posted in: Costa del Sol - Tue Aug 19, 2014 - 16:51
It was just minutes later that tragedy arrived at the El Coto urbanisation in Mijas, where the neighbours tried to assimilate the death after a similar tragedy happened two years ago in the neighbouring swimming pool and the boy died drowned.

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The El Coto urbanisation where the tragedy happened


Human Rights Watch is calling on Spain to investigate if the Guardia Civil assaulted immigrants
Posted in: National
Tue Aug 19, 2014 - 07:14

A video, obtained by Human Rights Watch, shows, among other things, how an agent is hitting an immigrant with a stick on the border fence knocking him to the ground.

A British Defence Company has taken over the emergency control for Spanish airspace
Posted in: National
Mon Aug 18, 2014 - 18:12

The company’s previous owners were two risk capital firms, who were accused of cutting technical measures and working conditions, after eight accidents resulted in 28 deaths.

There has been a weekend of terror in Tangiers
Posted in: National
Mon Aug 18, 2014 - 08:17

The immigrants who are waiting in Tangiers to cross into Spain have been attacked and their homes ambushed. The NGO’s at the scene fear the aggression against the Sub-Saharans will force them to try to cross the Strait to escape whatever the weather conditions.

The poor of Palma de Mallorca
Posted in: Mallorca
Mon Aug 18, 2014 - 07:49

The district serves as an unhealthy refuge for marginalised and excluded people, and as the number of occupants is increasing in the city, society and the institutions are looking the other way.

Tests have confirmed that the man who was admitted to hospital in Alicante has not got the Ebola virus
Posted in: Costa Blanca
Mon Aug 18, 2014 - 07:28

The young Nigerian and resident of Alicante had gone to the General Hospital on Saturday with a high fever, vomiting and bleeding, the symptoms for Ebola, and then a protocol established for such an event was put into action and the patient was placed in isolation in the Sant Joan Hospital, where he was only patient on the floor.

Five youngsters have been detained for abusing a 20 year old girl in the Málaga fairground.
Posted in: Málaga
Mon Aug 18, 2014 - 07:10

City Hall sources have told La Opinión de Málaga that the victim was subjected to ‘diverse sexual abuse’, and was found by a Local Police patrol at 8am on Sunday morning.

Government helps the long-term unemployed
Posted in: National
Mon Aug 18, 2014 - 06:51

This procedure, known as ‘The program for professional requalification’ has been launched five times before, and according to data from the Employment Ministry some 45,000 people with family expenses have already benefitted.

How the sun sees you
Posted in: Info for new arrivals
Sun Aug 17, 2014 - 12:59

Artist Thomas Leveritt has made an educational video on the subject and convinced several people of all ages to pose against the ultra-violet camera and see how the changes in their skin are affected by the sun’s rays.

Letters from Spain - Chapter Twenty-eight – Flamencos (Part Three)
Posted in: Features
Sun Aug 17, 2014 - 11:43

Castañuelas : These are not only musical instruments which produce rattlings and drumbeats, trills, cooings and warblings – merely to keep up a rhythmic rattling is very difficult, as I know by experience – but also, and particularly, dance instruments which make the twirl of the dance pass into the fingers and, just like a kettle-drum, raise the arms in a swooping curve above the head into that splendid fundamental gesture of Spanish dances.

The Canaries Tourist Board has made a video on how to keep cool
Posted in: Islas Canarias
Sun Aug 17, 2014 - 07:58

The Canary Islands boast a climate of an average 19º in winter and 23º in summer, considered to be the best in the world.

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