Madrid Spain - updates

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Fossil fuel groups 'destroying' climate talks – NGOs

Dec 07, 2019 - 2:01 PM

A day after tens of thousands marched in the Spanish capital demanding climate action, 7 environmental groups raise concerns over the role of fossil fuel representatives at the COP25 summit

MARCHING FOR THE CLIMATE. Demonstrators walk past the city hall on Cibeles Square during a mass climate march to demand urgent action on the climate crisis from world leaders attending the COP25 summit, in Madrid, on December 6, 2019. Photo by Oscar Del Pozo/AFP

Spanish king tasks Sanchez to form new government

Jun 07, 2019 - 3:10 PM

While they won a general poll in April, acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez's socialists fail to secure a majority in parliament and need the support of other groupings

OATH OF OFFICE. Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez takes the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace near Madrid on June 2, 2018. Photo by Emilio Naranjo/Pool/AFP

Surveys show Catalan separatists could lose absolute majority in vote

Dec 15, 2017 - 11:22 PM

Catalonia is currently under direct rule from the national government in Madrid, which called new elections after a banned independence referendum led to Spain's worst political crisis in a generation

CATALAN POLLS. Ines Arrimadas (2nd left), Ciudadanos (Citizens) party candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election, stands with other members of the party outside the Dali Museum during a tour as part of her political campaign in Figueres on December 15, 2017. Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP

Real Madrid to conduct football clinics in the Philippines

Sep 23, 2015 - 4:09 PM

“The rolling football clinics will be modeled after the training programs conducted by [the] Real Madrid Foundation in other Asian countries such as Japan and China ” according to the press release

Photo shows during the partnership signing held in Spain (from left): Alliance Global Group Director Kevin L. Tan, PinoySports Foundation Chairman former Sen. Edgardo Angara, Real Madrid Foundation Executive Vice President Enrique Sanchez, Philippine Ambassador to Spain Carlos Salinas and Real Madrid Director for Institutional Relations Emilio Butragueño. Photo from press release

Spain finds cockpit recorders of crashed Airbus A400M

May 10, 2015 - 10:32 PM

Both recording devices were found at the crash scene this morning and they have been turned over to the examining magistrate who is responsible for the judicial enquiry says Spain s public works ministry

Digger driver arrested after five die in Spain bus crash

May 09, 2014 - 8:29 PM

The victims are from a youth football team and were on their way home from a game in Spain s southwestern Extremadura region

Cristiano Ronaldo uncertain with La Liga stay

Jun 14, 2013 - 2:32 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo denied reports that he has recently renewed deal with Real Madrid

ON THE MOVE SOON? Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's current contract with Real Madrid will expire on 2015. Photo from Cristiano Ronaldo's Facebook page.

Casillas: I have to fight for my place

Jun 09, 2013 - 6:13 PM

Iker Casillas has been solid in his comeback against Haiti Saturday but admits he is not assured of his place in the Spanish side

ONE-CLUB MAN. Iker Casillas has been a steady force between the sticks for Real Madrid throughout the years. Photo from Iker Casillas' Facebook page.