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Antisemites again target Spanish village that dropped ‘Kill Jews’ name
Castrillo Mota de Judíos, which was officially renamed in 2015, daubed with graffiti and bins set alight

Sam Jones in Madrid

04, Aug, 2022 @12:53 PM

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Spain puts limits on air conditioning and heating to save energy
Rules apply to public and large commercial buildings – but Madrid president says she will not comply

Sam Jones in Madrid

02, Aug, 2022 @1:04 PM

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The fight to save poet Vicente Aleixandre’s house in Madrid
Campaigners want government action to save Velintonia, where the Spanish poet received writers including Federico García Lorca

Sam Jones

31, Jul, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Spanish artist sorry for using models’ likeness without permission
Image of UK model Nyome Nicholas-Williams among those used in government poster celebrating diversity of women’s bodies

Sam Jones in Madrid

29, Jul, 2022 @1:02 PM

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Spanish Gypsy groups call for protection after families flee racist mob
Killing of doorman in Andalucían town triggered rampage in which houses were burned and looted

Sam Jones in Madrid

28, Jul, 2022 @2:52 PM

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Wildfires continue to burn across France and Spain
Experts say fire-ravaged forests must be replanted and managed differently to avoid future blazes

Jon Henley in Paris and Sam Jones in Madrid

25, Jul, 2022 @4:44 PM

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Reforestation company ‘devastated’ after causing wildfire in Spain
Blaze, estimated to have damaged 14,000 hectares, started after spark escaped from soil excavator

Sam Jones in Madrid

22, Jul, 2022 @3:21 PM

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‘This is a warning’: Spain reels from devastating blazes and heatwaves
Dozens of wildfires have devoured tens of thousands of hectares of land across the country over the past week

Sam Jones in Torre Val de San Pedro

22, Jul, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Police arrest couple over €1.6m wine heist carried out in Spain
‘Expert thieves’ tracked down to Montenegro-Croatian border after nine-month police operation

Sam Jones in Madrid

20, Jul, 2022 @11:22 AM

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Temperature passes 40C for first time; London fire brigade warns of ‘huge surge in fires’ – as it happened
London Heathrow records hottest ever temperature; London mayor Sadiq Khan says major incident has been declared

Nadeem Badshah, Geneva Abdul, Rachel Hall, Jamie Grierson and Fran Lawther

19, Jul, 2022 @10:29 PM

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What the UK can learn from southern Spain about handling the heat
As the climate changes, the likes of Britain are looking to Spain for tips – and Spain is looking to Mexico

Sam Jones in Madrid

19, Jul, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Spanish man filmed escaping wildfire treated for serious burns
Man in 50s emerges from blaze with clothes burned to rags and flames flickering around him

Sam Jones in Madrid

19, Jul, 2022 @1:37 PM

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