Tag: Spain

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

‘A more human LinkedIn’: Spain media project helping Covid jobless

56 Views0 Comments

The Covid crisis came scything through Alejandro’s* life with a speed, ferocity and vindictive thoroughness that stuns him to this day. Almost overnight, the widowed craftsman’s business supplying leather pieces to sh...

Spain wildfire: almost 1,000 emergency workers fighting blaze

26 Views0 Comments

Almost 1,000 firefighters and emergency workers are battling one of the most intractable Spanish wildfires in recent years as the blaze rages for a sixth day, after devouring at least 7,400 hectares (18,285 acres) of ...

10 of the best tapas bars in Santander, northern Spain

40 Views0 Comments

Behind Santander’s sweep of bay lies a grid of streets dotted with bars that offer a fusion of Basque-style pintxos with versatile tapas, or pinchos as they’re called here. And unlike those of San Sebastián, a couple ...

Spain offers itself as hub for Afghans who collaborated with EU

23 Views0 Comments

Spain has offered itself as the EU’s hub to take in Afghans who have collaborated with its institutions over the years, as Germany said there was an emerging consensus within the bloc to also ease passage for a limite...

Spain prosecutors launch inquiry into mystery fish deaths

26 Views0 Comments

Prosecutors in the southern Spanish region of Murcia have launched an investigation after hundreds of dead fish began washing up along the shores of one of Europe’s largest saltwater lagoons. Residents in the area sou...

Spain launches inquiry after dams drained for profit during drought

45 Views0 Comments

The Spanish government has launched an inquiry after it emerged that a power company drained two reservoirs during a heatwave and drought in order to profit from exceptionally high electricity prices. Iberdrola, the c...

Days of wine and olives: how the old farming ways are paying off in Spain

16 Views0 Comments

They call it the sea of olives, 70 million olive trees that stretch to the horizon in every direction in the province of Jaén in southern Spain. It’s a spectacular landscape and yet, olives aside, the land is virtuall...

Snickers Spain pulls advert after accusations of homophobia

31 Views0 Comments

Snickers in Spain has pulled a controversial advertisement and apologised for any “misunderstanding that may have been caused” after the 20-second film was widely condemned for being homophobic. The advert shows the S...

Spain to face Brazil in men’s Olympic football final after Asensio sinks Japan

42 Views0 Comments

Spain will take on Brazil for Olympic gold in the men’s football final on Saturday, after Marco Asensio’s extra-time winner ended the hopes of the hosts, Japan. After a cagey first half in Saitama, Spain were awarded ...

Spain urged to act over ‘shameful’ numbers of migrants dying en route to country

32 Views0 Comments

Spain is facing an unprecedented and “catastrophic” year on its borders, finds a leading NGO which estimates that more than 2,000 people died or disappeared trying to reach the country in the first six months of 2021 ...

Italy into Euro 2020 final after Jorginho penalty settles shootout against Spain

52 Views0 Comments

In the end, it all came down to one kick. One kick from Jorginho, for everything. Earlier misses by Dani Olmo and Álvaro Morata had put Italy in prime position to qualify for Sunday’s final against England or Denmark....

Protests across Spain after gay man beaten to death in Galicia

34 Views0 Comments

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of towns and cities across Spain to demand justice, equality and protection after a gay man was beaten to death in what police believe could have been a homophobic attack....

Spain manager Luis Enrique has a long and bloody history with Italy

30 Views0 Comments

Spain and Italy have history. Not only have the teams met five times in the last four European Championships – including the final at Euro 2012, which Spain won 4-0 – but their semi-final at Wembley also pits Luis Enr...

Mancini’s Italy plot to overtake Spain after following in rival’s footsteps

39 Views0 Comments

The article in Gazzetta dello Sport was only laying out the facts, but it read like an audible groan. “Spain again,” ran the opening line in Italy’s pink-paged sports daily. “Always Spain. We’ve been facing them since...

Manchester City sign Spain midfielder Vicky Losada from Barcelona

39 Views0 Comments

The Champions League winner Vicky Losada has joined Manchester City on a two-year deal. The 30-year-old midfielder was captain of Barcelona when the club won their first European title in May, beating Chelsea 4-0 in G...

Unai Simón and Spain complete redemption tale in shootout

43 Views0 Comments

“Every game is a new game,” Unai Simón said, and this really was. After two hours of football and 27 shots, Spain hadn’t found their own way past Switzerland, and so now for something completely different: now the qua...

« Prev