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Catalan separatists Spain's Sanchez PM MADRID Reuters

With renewed support from Catalan separatists, Spain’s Sanchez seeks ...

01 January, 2020 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, seeking parliament’s backing to form a government, pledged to resolve the Catalan dispute through dialogue as he received renewed support from separatists in the restive region. As Sanchez set out his priorities on Saturday in an attempt to end several months of political gridlock, he assured … Read More


UN, climate, talks, take, place, Madrid, Spain, December

UN says climate talks to take place in Madrid, Spain in December

11 November, 2019 9:00 pm 9:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Nations has confirmed that this year’s climate change talks will take place in Madrid in December, after Chile withdrew from hosting this week amid protests. The talks, known as COP25, will be held Dec. 2-13, as originally planned. Chile withdrew as host this week just a month before the talks … Read More


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Spain’s missing Winter Olympic medallist Blanca Fernández found dead

09 September, 2019 3:07 am 3:07 am

MADRID, Spain – The body of former Spanish alpine skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa has been found after days of searches involving hundreds of police and volunteers. Ms Fernández, 56, was discovered in a mountainous area near Madrid. She had been missing since 23 August. The authorities are now investigating the cause of her death. Ms … Read More


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France roasts in record heatwave, two die in Spain

06 June, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. The mercury hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit) in Gallargues-le-Montueux, in the southern Provence region, weather forecaster Meteo France said, nearly two degrees above the previous high of 44.1 Celsius … Read More


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New Madrid hope Hazard needs Real as much as they need him

06 June, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

MADRID (Reuters) – After five years without a ‘Galactico’ signing, Real Madrid have recruited Eden Hazard to return the dishevelled Spaniards to their perch as the best side in Europe, while the Belgian hopes his new team can elevate him to a higher level too. The 28-year-old agreed a five-year deal with Real on Friday … Read More


Madrid Ajax Mourinho

Madrid set for huge changes after seismic defeat to Ajax, with Mourinho wai...

03 March, 2019 8:54 pm 8:54 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Revolution is in the air at Real Madrid after their Champions League empire was razed to the ground with an astounding 4-1 loss at home to Ajax Amsterdam, with a huge clear out of players expected as well as a change of manager. Coach Santiago Solari may have a contract until 2021 … Read More


Madrid Uber drivers Uber Protest Spain

Madrid taxis block major road in biggest anti-Uber protest yet

01 January, 2019 10:38 pm 10:38 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Hundreds of taxis blocked a central traffic artery in Madrid during Monday’s morning rush hour, in their biggest show of strength yet as a protest seeking tighter regulation of Uber and other ride-hailing services entered its second week. Anti-riot police backed by a fleet of tow trucks took several hours to clear … Read More


Unconvincing Barcelona scrape past Valladolid

08 August, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

MADRID (Reuters) – A last-minute VAR decision helped Barcelona secure an unconvincing 1-0 La Liga win over newly-promoted Valladolid . After Ousmane Dembele gave the champions a 1-0 lead in the 57th minute, Keko thought he had snatched a stoppage time equaliser for Valladolid but was denied the goal as the video assistant referee ruled … Read More