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England hands Spain first home loss since 2003

Soccer Oct 16, 2018

England hands Spain first home loss since 2003

It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting "Ole" at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own players. It was only halftime on Monday and ...

Human tower builders in Catalonia kick off with pro-independence protest

World / Politics Oct 8, 2018

Human tower builders in Catalonia kick off with pro-independence protest

Protesters calling for Catalan independence kicked off Spain's bi-annual human towers building competition on Sunday that is being held for the first time since Catalonia's failed 2017 independence referendum. Though the competition is not an official pro-independence event, human towers building is a deep-rooted tradition ...

11 migrants found drowned off Morocco; 32 reported rescued

World Oct 3, 2018

11 migrants found drowned off Morocco; 32 reported rescued

The bodies of 11 migrants were recovered and another 32 people were rescued in the sea north of Morocco, authorities in the North African country said on Tuesday. A boat carrying migrants ran into trouble on Monday off the coast of Nador, in the northeast ...

World Sep 29, 2018

Police clash with Catalan separatists protesting marchers in Barcelona

Police on Saturday clashed with Catalan separatists in downtown Barcelona who had gathered to protest another march by Spanish police demanding better pay. Separatists threw paint at police, covering anti-riot shields, police vans and the pavement in a downtown square in a panoply of bright ...

At least five dead after bus hits viaduct pillar in Spain

World Sep 4, 2018

At least five dead after bus hits viaduct pillar in Spain

Five people died and 20 others were injured Monday when a bus crashed into the pillar of a viaduct in northern Spain, authorities said. The accident took place in Aviles in the Asturias region, a spokeswoman for emergency services told AFP. "Five people have died," a ...