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Spanish man finds currency notes worth over Rs 46 lakh hidden in walls. But there's a catch
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Spanish man finds currency notes worth over Rs 46 lakh hidden in walls. But there's a catch

According to Toño Piñeiro, the house was abandoned for four decades before he discovered it listed on Facebook and bought it

Spain parcel-bomb case: Police finds 'bomb workshop' at retiree's home
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Spain parcel-bomb case: Police finds 'bomb workshop' at retiree's home

Earlier, US and European officials were looking into a far-right militant Russian outfit behind the six letter-bombs sent to high-profile targets

Watch: Spanish artist creates 'realistic' sculpture of crying baby to promote breastfeeding in public
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Watch: Spanish artist creates 'realistic' sculpture of crying baby to promote breastfeeding in public

The sculpture was created as a part of a campaign to promote breastfeeding in public

Spain church attack suspect was 'flagged for deportation'
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Spain church attack suspect was 'flagged for deportation'

On Wednesday two Spanish churches were attacked by a man wielding a machete. The attack left a verger dead and a priest seriously wounded

Spain: One dead in church machete attack, terror link probed
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Spain: One dead in church machete attack, terror link probed

The attack started around 7 pm when the armed man went into the San Isidro church and assaulted a priest, who was seriously injured

Spain says 'ready' to send German-made Leopard tanks to Ukraine
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Spain says 'ready' to send German-made Leopard tanks to Ukraine

Defence Minister Margarita Robles did not specify numbers or give a delivery date but said Spain would assess what it could provide in terms of hardware and training, so Ukraine's troops could use the complex battle tanks

Spain detains suspect over Ukraine embassy, PM letter bombs
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Spain detains suspect over Ukraine embassy, PM letter bombs

Nobody was killed by the six letter bombs sent in late November and early December to various sites in Spain, but an employee of the Ukrainian embassy was lightly injured while opening one of the packages

Spain busts ring exploiting Ukrainians fleeing war
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Spain busts ring exploiting Ukrainians fleeing war

The Ukrainians lived in the factories "crammed into prefabricated modules, and without leaving the facilities so as not to be detected, working long hours," police said

Rapists in Spain to wear GPS-enabled tracking bands, victims to be alerted if they are close-by
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Rapists in Spain to wear GPS-enabled tracking bands, victims to be alerted if they are close-by

The country’s equality minister has ordered courts across Spain to accept requests by women who want their attackers to wear tracking devices to alert them if they are nearby

French President Emmanuel Macron meets Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez to sign friendship treaty
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French President Emmanuel Macron meets Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez to sign friendship treaty

Sánchez and Macron are to sign a Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between their countries. Both governments consider this a diplomatic bond of the highest order. Spain only has a similar treaty with Portugal; France has them with Germany and Italy

Why thousands of health workers are protesting in Spain
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Why thousands of health workers are protesting in Spain

After November last year, several health workers in Madrid again staged a protest on Sunday against the conservative regional government. The protesters have accused the Popular Party-led dispensation of ‘destruction’ of the public health system

Viral video: Thousands gather in Spain to get their pets blessed on Day of St Anthony
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Viral video: Thousands gather in Spain to get their pets blessed on Day of St Anthony

Priests on this day bless pet animals including dogs, cats, and others with holy water

Beyond Harry and Meghan: A look at messy monarchies across the world
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Beyond Harry and Meghan: A look at messy monarchies across the world

Britain doesn’t have a monopoly on royal dirty laundry. Here are four other messy monarchies that have recently been involved in their own dysfunction, disorder, and high drama

Explained: Why tobacco companies in Spain are being forced to pay for cleaning up cigarette butts
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Explained: Why tobacco companies in Spain are being forced to pay for cleaning up cigarette butts

After banning cigarette smoking on beaches, Spain is now making tobacco companies pay for the cost of cleaning up millions of cigarette butts discarded every year. It is assumed the companies will pass the expense on to the consumer, giving them another reason to quit smoking

European Union nations to try again for coordinated approach on China COVID-19 policies
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European Union nations to try again for coordinated approach on China COVID-19 policies

EU nations France, Spain and Italy have already announced independent measures to implement tougher COVID-19 measures for passengers arriving from China

Spain to require COVID-19 tests for passengers from China
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Spain to require COVID-19 tests for passengers from China

Health Minister Carolina Darías told reporters that Spain would be pushing for similar measures at a European level following the surge in cases in China

British tip-off helps Spain seize boat carrying 4 tonnes of hashish
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British tip-off helps Spain seize boat carrying 4 tonnes of hashish

The boat had set sail for the western coast of Morocco where it picked up its cargo, but was then forced back towards Spain due to bad weather in the Strait of Gibraltar, where it was 'surprised' by a customs patrol vessel

Spain: At least two killed after bus plunges into river
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Spain: At least two killed after bus plunges into river

The emergency services said two corpses had been recovered while two others, including the bus driver, had been rescued and taken to hospital

Spain and Scotland join small club of countries that allow transgender people easy status change
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Spain and Scotland join small club of countries that allow transgender people easy status change

At least 25 UN member states, according to the International Lesbian and Gay Association, ‘allow for legal gender recognition without prohibitive requirements.’ However, only about 15 countries allow transgender people to change their gender identity with a simple declaration

Explained: The 'risky' Barcelona-Marseille hydrogen pipeline
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Explained: The 'risky' Barcelona-Marseille hydrogen pipeline

Dubbed 'H2Med' or 'BarMar' (from Barcelona and Marseille), the pipeline will transport green hydrogen, between Spain, France and the rest of Europe. It is expected to go online in 2030