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Mon AM Sep 24

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British Death

A BRITISH holidaymaker has died after falling over the edge of a steep roadside.
Reports suggest the 72-year-old man tripped and fell over the edge of a barrier and plummeted 12 -feet to waste ground below while holidaying in Menorca
The incident occurred during the early hours of Saturday morning after the man had spent a night out with a friend.
He was apparently returning to his hotel on the island’s south coast.
A passer-by discovered the man’s body and emergency services arrived shortly after.… Read all the news

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Fri AM Sep 21

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Catalan Protests
Thousands of Catalan pro-independence activists protested in Barcelona yesterday to mark the anniversary of demonstrations that fired up the region’s secessionist drive and brought Spain’s worst political crisis in decades.
The Protesters were demanding the release from prison of prominent separatists, among them Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart, the leaders of grassroots organizations Catalan National Assembly and Omnium Cultural. They have received preliminary sedition charges but no trial date has been set.
More protests are planned to mark the anniversary of the Oct.… Read all the news

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Thu PM Sep 20

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Ryaniar
One week ahead of a planned strike by Ryanair cabin crew, the European Commission has warned the low-cost carrier that it must submit to the labor laws of the countries where its workers live.
The EU Transportation Commissioner said “There are rules, and these are very clear.
Ryanair is bracing for a new cabin crew strike in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands on Friday, September 28. The unions behind the stoppage disagree with the company policy of putting all its workers on Irish contracts rather than following local legislation.… Read all the news

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Thu AM Sep 20

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Trump’s Latest Wall

Spain’s foreign minister has claimed Donald Trump suggested building a wall across the Sahara to tackle Europe’s migrant crisis, Josep Borrell said the US President had insisted the type of barrier he has vowed to build along America’s border with Mexico would work for Europe as well.
The former President of the European Parliament didn’t reveal when Trump put forward his radical idea. But diplomatic sources suggested it had been in June when he flew to the States in a trip coinciding with the visit to the White House of the Spanish King and Queen.… Read all the news

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Wed PM Sep 19

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Ritz Hotel

One person has died and 11 were injured after scaffolding collapsed at
the Ritz Hotel in Madrid,
yesterday afternoon where building work was underway.

The city’s emergency services said part of the sixth floor had come
down, with reports it fell down
to the first floor.

Two of the wounded were taken to hospital with serious injuries, while
the others were less badly
hurt.

All those involved were working on the renovation. At least three had
to be pulled from the rubble,

The collapse happened shortly after 4 o clock ..… Read all the news

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Wed PM Sep 19

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US Murder

A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish
golfer Celia Barquín was
found dead on an Iowa golf course.

Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and
was a top athlete at the
Iowa State University.

Golfers at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames discovered an unattended
golf bag on the course early
on Monday.

Barquín was found in a pond with several stab wounds to her head, neck
and upper body

Police in the city of Ames said they had determined that Barquín died
following an assault.… Read all the news

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Sep 18 Tue PM

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Murder

A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish
golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course.

Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and
was a leading student athlete at Iowa State University.

Golfers at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames discovered an unattended
golf bag on the course early yesterday.

Barquín was found dead by police a short distance away.

Police in the Iowa city of Ames said they had determined that Barquín
died following an assault.… Read all the news

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Tue AM Sep 18

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Robbery

THREE armed men robbed a bank on the Costa del Sol fleeing with
around €200,000
yesterday morning.

Police confirmed that the incident took place just after 8am at the
Bankinter branch on Ricardo Soriano in the center of Marbella.

It is believed the robbers managed to grab the cash by making a hole
in the manager’s office.

Workers say the men were armed but no one was hurt during the robbery.

Corruption

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez vowed yesterday to reform the
constitution to end judicial privileges enjoyed by politicians,
judges, royals and other top officials which can shield them from
corruption charges.… Read all the news

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Mon Sep 17 PM

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THE lifeless body of a woman was found floating in a cove yesterday morning.

The body was found in the town of Isla Plana in Cartagena after a call
from a member of the Public
at around 8.30 am.

The grim discovery was made off a beach in Murcia.

Initial reports suggest the woman was approximately 55-years-old and
of ‘foreign nationality’ and
had been spending time with friends while on holiday

The Guardia Civil has opened an investigation to clarify the cause of death.… Read all the news

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Mon AM .. Dateline .. SEP 17

Police in Barcelona intervened yesterday to keep a group of Catalan
separatists away from
participants in a march supporting more teaching of Spanish in local
schools and the greater cause
of Spanish unity.

Police formed a barrier to keep people on both sides from reaching the
opposing crowd when the
separatists rallied in a square where the pro-unity marchers planned
to finish. There were no
reported incidents of violence.

Many of the 1,000 marchers waved Spanish flags and chanted “We are not
fascists, We are
Spaniards!”

The GUARDIA Civil have rescued 10 immigrants who were trapped under a
dock in Algeciras port.… Read all the news