Tag archive for ‘Spain’
By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Spain holidays 2018: Majorca and Ibiza launch tough new rules for tourists | Travel News | Travel

Spain is the single most popular holiday destination for British travellers.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It’s cheap, cheerful and perpetually sunny, not to mention a stone’s More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Motorcycling: Rossi will try to race in Spain with a broken leg

LONDON (Reuters) – Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

LONDON (Reuters) – The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen. Teenager Wu Yibing is doing More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Lady Gaga calls off European tour, citing severe physical pain

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Lady Gaga on Monday called off the European leg of her world tour, saying she was suffering from severe physical pain and was seeking medical treatment. The “Born This Way” singer, More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Catalonia referendum: Spain sends ARMED POLICE to hunt for ballot boxes to BLOCK vote | World | News

On Friday, police confiscated more than 100,000 campaign leaflets and raided several print works and newspapers offices.  Catalonia, the north west region of Spain, will on October 1 vote to decide whether or More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Basketball: Sharp-shooting Slovenia shock Spain in Eurobasket semi

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A superb display helped Slovenia storm into their first major basketball final, as they beat champions Spain 92-72 to book their place in Sunday’s Eurobasket showpiece. While the More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Catalan independence referendum hijacked as protestors burn EU and Spanish flags | World | News

Separatists rallied in Barcelona on Monday, waving red and yellow striped flags and banging drums, in a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a referendum on the region’s split from More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Gibraltar ‘optimistic’ about future of UK after Brexit | World | News

Originally the leader of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo said Brexit was a threat to his country as it shares a border with Spain, but he has since said “maybe we got it wrong”.  And Mr Picardo was keen to stress More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Cycling: Froome joins cycling greats after finally winning Vuelta

(Reuters) – Chris Froome joined the pantheon of cycling greats on Sunday as he secured his first Vuelta a Espana victory, becoming the first rider since Frenchman Bernard Hinault in 1978 to win the Tour de More...

By news On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants’ revenues

PARIS (Reuters) – France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers More...