Spain Papers Review - Wednesday August 23, 2017
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Aug 23, 2017 - 8:15 AM

El País leads ‘The Belgium police reported their suspicions over the Imam in Ripoll’ – the Spanish response in 2016 was he had not terrorist record and the detained have told the judge that Es Sarry was planning a massive explosion. France was investigating Abouyaaqoub in Paris days before the massacre.

The experts are on onboard MV Cheshire to evaluate the situation of the British vessel
Posted in: Islas Canarias
Aug 23, 2017 - 11:43 AM

Fire extinguishing specialists from Holland and Gibraltar, mobilised by the US Resolve Marine, are already inside the burning vessel, MV Cheshire, which has been drifting since August 14. They are valuing the possibilities according to the owner Bibby Line Limited, after yesterday when it was hooked onto one of the four tugboats that were in place since Sunday as the weather has now improved.

Spain On This Day - August 23
Posted in: History
Aug 23, 2017 - 1:27 AM

1923 - The Real Football Club Celta was founded in Vigo.

Demolished on Judicial Order a rural home in Almayate owned by a British couple
Posted in: Costa del Sol
Aug 22, 2017 - 1:11 PM

Finally, there has been no measure of grace and the Veléz-Málaga Town Hall yesterday ordered the demolition of the rural property, which the British retired couple, Gillian and Bob Ward, constructed on agricultural land in Almayate Alto in 2006.

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The family of the young mother who died in a hospital lift has taken legal action against the hospital in Sevilla
Posted in: National
Aug 22, 2017 - 12:04 PM

Rocío Cortés, 25-year-old young mother from Sevilla, died on Sunday afternoon in one of the most tragic and horrible accidents you can imagine. She had just given birth to her third daughter in the Virgen de Valme hospital in Sevilla, when a malfunctioning lift which should have taken Rocío up a floor, stopped and trapped her head leading to her death.

Spain On This Day - August 22
Posted in: History
Aug 22, 2017 - 12:23 AM

1559 – Bartolomé Carranza, Spanish archbishop, is arrested for heresy.
1717 – Spanish troops land on Sardinia.

Younes Abouyaaqoub has been identified is the fugitive from Barcelona.
Posted in: National
Aug 21, 2017 - 1:32 PM

72 hours have passed since the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils in which an Islamic cell rapidly radicalised by the Imam in Ripoll caused the deaths of some 14 people. The investigations continue centred on the Imam and how he was able to brainwash two brothers to join the bloody Jihad, as controls are stepped up to try to locate Spain’s most wanted criminal.

The number of Britons arrested for being drunk while flying is up by 50%
Posted in: National
Aug 21, 2017 - 11:40 AM

The number of Britons detained when drunk in British airports and on outbound flights to destinations such as Palma, Eivissa or Alicante increased by 50% last year.

A young Briton has been stabbed in Sant Antoni
Posted in: Ibiza
Aug 21, 2017 - 11:14 AM

The facts happened at 3pm yesterday in an apartment in ses Variades, where the injured suffered a knife attack resulting in a cut to his face.

A young Briton has died rundown on a motorway at Sant Antoni
Posted in: Ibiza
Aug 21, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The accident happened at the 9km point of the EI 600 direction Sant Antoni at 3am on Sunday morning when the youngster was walking between two lanes.

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.

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

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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.

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