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January, 2017

  • 16 January

    Spanish police seize €10mn worth of vintage black-market arms, including anti-aircraft weapons

    Among the 10-12,000 seized weapons some are capable of bringing down aircraft, says Spanish authorities. Among the weapons seized were vintage Smith & Wesson revolvers, CETME, Bergmann, and Beretta rifles, and even heavier anti-aircraft machine guns. Police arrested four men and woman – all Spanish nationals – who had been operating a sophisticated trafficking network under the front of a …

December, 2016

September, 2016

  • 12 September

    Spain: Catalonia’s national day, an occasion to call for a referendum on independence

    Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Eduard Salsas, a Spanish lawyer at Madrid and Paris bars, gives us an overview of the political situation in Catalonia, in the light of the political turmoil in Spain. Visit our website : http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel : http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like …

October, 2014

  • 2 October

    Brownlee Brothers to Attend Opening of Round-the-World Sailing Race

    Carmen Hidalgo/Volvo Ocean Race

    Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee will be welcomed on board the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing boat on Saturday as part of the opening events of the Volvo Ocean Race. An in-port race in Alicante at the weekend will kickstart the nine month sailing race, which is the longest sporting event in the world. The in-port races provide points which count in the event …

June, 2014

  • 9 June

    FIFA World Cup 2014: Spain 23 Man Squad

    Spain coach, Vicente Del Bosque, has selected his 23 man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The Spanish side, which lifted the tournament in 2010, has a similar looking squad in 2014, with stars like Cesc Fabregas, Andrew Iniesta and David Silva heading up an exciting midfield. (click here for the 2010 squad) There is a place …

  • 3 June

    2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Group Stage Fixtures

    There’s excitement building around the world, as the global game prepares for its major event: the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil kick’s off on Thursday 12th June 2014, when the hosts, Brazil, will be taking on Croatia in this year’s Group A curtain raiser. The 2014 Group stages include several eye-catching fixtures, including big European bouts Spain v Holland …

April, 2014

  • 29 April

    Jenson Button Retires from Fuerteventura Triathlon After Early Lead

    Camilla Pedersen fights back to win the Challenge Fuerteventura after a serious crash last year

    Formula 1 driver Jenson Button was forced to retire from a major triathlon competition in Fuerteventura at the weekend, after a promising start against world beating elite athletes. The world champion left the water alongside professional triathletes and competed well in the 90km cycling course before retiring from the run section with a leg issue. Thousands of extra fans turned …

June, 2013

  • 17 June

    Brazil, Italy and Spain Win First Stages of 2013 Confederation Cup

    The opening stages of the Confederation Cup in Brazil saw Italy, Spain and Brazil emerge victorious. Results Group A: Brazil 3-0 Japan (Neymar 3′, Paulinho 48′, Jo 90’+3) Group A: Mexico 1-2 Italy (Hernandez 34, Pirlo 27’, Balotelli 78’) Group B: Spain 2-1 Uruguay (Pedro 20’, Soldado 32; Suarez ‘88’) Fixtures The next fixture is between Tahiti and Nigeria. Group …

May, 2013

  • 14 May

    Mariusz Waras on Painting Graffiti for F1 with Kimi Räikkönen

    Mariusz Waras, known as M-City, recently had the privilege of applying his unique style of graffiti art to the new Lotus™ F1™ Team car. Kimi Räikkönen was on hand to help with the spray painting at the party held at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona on 8th May 2013. The Burn Yard party series celebrates burn energy drink’s sponsorship of …

January, 2013

  • 10 January

    Istanbul, Tokyo & Madrid Submit Plans in Race to Host 2020 Olympic Games

    Istanbul, Tokyo & Madrid have submitted detailed plans to the International Olympic Committee as part of the bidding race to host the 2020 Olympic Games. On-site inspections are the next step in the process for determining the venue for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. After receiving the candidature files in Switzerland, IOC President Jacques Rogge said: “The submission of …