Uber Opens Car Sharing Service In Madrid And Taxi Drivers Demand Immediate Government Action


NEWSMADRIDUBER: Madrid taxi associations demand an immediate response from Spanish authorities to today’s announcement by Uber and warn of protests this evening if nothing is done.

Published: September 23, 2014, 2:22 pm

    Spain To Repatriate Second Spanish Priest Infected With Ebola, Manuel García Viejo, From Sierra Leone


    NEWSWORLDEBOLA: Dr. Manuel García Viejo works for the same hospital order as Miguel Pajares, the Spanish priest who tested positive for Ebola at the beginning of August.

    Published: September 20, 2014, 8:44 pm

    Catalan Parliament Votes 106-28 In Favour Of New Regional Law Authorising November Secession Vote


    NEWSCATALONIASECESSION: Despite the Spanish Prime Minister’s warning that Madrid would appeal the law as unconstitutional, Mr. Mas said that: “The vote is going ahead”.

    Published: September 19, 2014, 8:12 pm

    Spanish Authorities Investigating €60 Million ONO Tax Fraud Hidden From Vodafone During Acquisition

    NEWSWORLDFRAUD: El Confidencial reported ONO used the off-the-books operations to boost the sales price to Vodafone instead of informing the UK group of the VAT fraud investigation.

    Published: September 16, 2014, 12:33 pm

      UK Government Says Current Spanish Attitude To Gibraltar Is Damaging, Unjustified And Unlawful


      NEWSWORLDGIBRALTAR: A new UK government report calls Spain’s current attitude towards Gibraltar unlawful and says it is damaging Spain’s bilateral, EU and NATO relations.

      Published: September 15, 2014, 1:18 pm

      Isidoro Álvarez, Chairman Of El Corte Inglés, Spain’s Largest Private Company, Dies Aged 79 In Madrid

      NEWSMADRIDEL CORTE INGLÉS: The chairman of El Corte Inglés was rushed to Madrid’s Puerta de Hierro hospital in the early hours of Wednesday morning with respiratory failure.

      Published: September 14, 2014, 4:25 pm

      Spanish Education Fails To Teach Reading Proficiency Or Relate Learning To Jobs, Says OECD

      NEWSNATIONALEDUCATION: Ministry of Education admits Spanish graduates’ reading proficiency is “very bad”. Spanish teachers work less for more pay than their global counterparts.

      Published: September 14, 2014, 2:59 pm

      Local Catalan PP Tweets Photo Of Artur Mas With Death Threat Referendum Punishment Suggestions


      NEWSCATALONIASECESSION: The Popular Party in Masnou (Catalonia) last night tweeted a photo suggesting violent punishment methods for Artur Mas if he calls a vote on November 9.

      Published: September 14, 2014, 11:58 am

      Chairman of Banco Santander, Emilio Botín, Dies Aged 79 From A Heart Attack, Shares Fall 2%


      NEWSNATIONALSANTANDER: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy describes Mr. Botín’s death as a “hammer blow”. Bank appoints daughter Ana Patricia Botín as new chairwoman.

      Published: September 10, 2014, 10:16 am

        Spanish Foreign Minister’s A310 Plane Aborted Take Off Twice In Three Days During Tour Of Far East


        NEWSWORLDAVIATION: The two aborted take offs in Abu Dhabi and Bali bring the total to seven failures in nine months for the Spanish Air Force’s 45 Group VIP planes.

        Published: August 31, 2014, 4:10 pm

          New Poll Puts Podemos Neck-And-Neck With Spanish Socialist Party For Second Place In Spanish Politics


          NEWSNATIONALPODEMOS: The Sigma Dos poll for El Mundo showed the continued meteoric rise of the protest party led by Pablo Iglesias, and a collapse in support for United Left.

          Published: August 31, 2014, 12:54 pm

            Spain GDP Rose 0.6% In 2nd Quarter On Stimulus As Deflationary Trend Sloped Further Downwards


            NEWSNATIONALGROWTH: Spain’s GDP rose for the fourth consecutive quarter, and the deflationary trend continued, as Spanish politicians began looking towards 2015 elections.

            Published: August 28, 2014, 6:04 pm

              Germany Will Support Spanish Economy Minister De Guindos For Presidency Of Eurogroup, Says Merkel


              NEWSEUROPEEURO: The announcement at a press conference with the Spanish PM came days after a group of Nobel Economy Prize winners blasted Eurozone austerity policies.

              Published: August 25, 2014, 3:45 pm

              Spaniards Protest Vulgar Foreign Tourism After Blowjobs For Beers, Balconing And Naked Italians


              NEWSCATALONIA, BALEARIC ISLANDSTOURISM: The CEO of Melià Hotels slams detestable Shagaluf tourism as residents say unbearable antics must stop and wonder why police don’t step in.

              Published: August 23, 2014, 3:34 am

              Health Authorities In Zaragoza Activate Ebola Alert Over Man From Guinea With Fever And Headaches

              NEWSARAGÓNEBOLA: In Spain’s second Ebola alert last night, regional health authorities in the city of Zaragoza activated protocols after admitting a man from Guinea Conakry to hospital.

              Published: August 23, 2014, 1:45 am