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Activists board ship off Spain in palm oil protest: Greenpeace
Greenpeace said Saturday six of its activists boarded a tanker off Spain loaded with "dirty" palm oil to protest against a Nature-damaging commodity found in everything from soap to biscuits.The activists,...
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish sensation Rosalia exports flamenco... with a twist
At 25 and with just two albums, Rosalia has converted her groundbreaking fusion of flamenco with urban and electronic music into a sensation in Spain.Next up, the world."This is a dream," said the singer...
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Uruguayan poet, 95, wins top Spanish literary award
Uruguayan poet Ida Vitale, 95, on Thursday won the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish-speaking world, Spain's Culture Minister Jose Guirao announced.Born in 1923, Vitale...
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Brazilian who dismembered relatives given life sentence in Spain
A young Brazilian man who murdered two cousins aged one and three and dismembered their parents was handed a rare life sentence in Spain on Thursday.Patrick Nogueira, 22, fled to his native Brazil shortly...
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain to allow Kosovan athletes to use flag, anthem
Spain will allow Kosovan athletes to use national symbols in international competitions organised in the country even if Madrid doesn't recognise the independence of the Balkan state, the Spanish Olympic...
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish Amazon workers plan 'Black Friday' strike: union
Workers at Amazon's biggest logistics centre in Spain are planning to strike for eight days in November, December and January, including on the online retailer's "Black Friday" sales bonanza, a union...
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain declares war on alternative medicine
The Spanish government declared war on alternative medicine like acupuncture or homeopathy Wednesday, announcing it plans to eliminate from health centres what it considers a health risk.The plan, unveiled...
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain wants to woo back skilled workers who left due to crisis
The Spanish government said Wednesday it is working on a plan to persuade skilled workers who left the country during its 2008-2013 economic slump to return home.The number of Spaniards registered as...
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

'Working poor' abound in Spain despite economic recovery
Spain may be the EU's poster child for economic recovery, but impressive growth rates have failed to make a dent in the number of people struggling to make ends meet despite having jobs, the "working...
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain wants to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040
Spain said Tuesday it wants to outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars from 2040, the latest European country to target polluting vehicles to try to cut emissions.Socialist Prime Minister Pedro...
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)