Spanish town bans bizarre duck-chasing seaside festival

Spanish town bans bizarre duck-chasing seaside festival
The video, in which an angry woman in a swimsuit swings a duck at the camera, has since been seen 360,000 times on YouTube. Animal rights organisations such as Spain's national Pacma party called for a ban on the event in which white ducks are thrown …
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At least 14 students feared dead in bus crash in Spain
The bus then hit a car coming in the opposite direction, injuring two people inside, he added. Holiday Brits feared to be among those on board as coach carrying 56 students careers across motorway. Photo: EPA. Spanish television showed images of the …
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Spanish PM Rajoy tells David Cameron he expects to face new elections in June
Unaware that their conversation was being recorded on the sidelines of this week's summit of EU leaders, Mr Rajoy told his UK counterpart that the negotiations between Spanish political parties would almost certainly fail to produce a governing majority.
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Spanish fireworks factory blast death toll rises to six

Spanish fireworks factory blast death toll rises to six
Sweden optimistic over questioning Assange in London. Swedish officials said they are optimistic about reaching an agreement with Ecuador on legal assistance which could pave the way to questioning WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on …
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China's Long Minsky Moment
Back in 2007, according to cables released by WikiLeaks, a senior figure in the Chinese Communist Party, Li Keqiang, told the U.S. ambassador that China's G.D.P. figures were “man-made and therefore unreliable.” Other Chinese … Between 2007 and 2014 …
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Spain's WikiLeaks-inspired Xnet peaceful guerrilla movement fights graft using
In a move that sets Xnet apart from WikiLeaks, a quirk of Spanish law allows citizens or groups to file criminal complaints for consideration by judges – and Xnet uses it to the fullest extent possible. The group's legal arm sued Rato over the Bankia …
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How the KK Saga Played Out in London
And his freedom could lead to Spain dropping all the arrest warrants against senior Rwandan military officials issued by one junior judge, a certain Fernando Andreu Merelles, should Rwanda pursue the matter. Spanish judicial authorities are now on …
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Police arrest administrators of Spanish p2p link site

Police arrest administrators of Spanish p2p link site
Spanish police have arrested the three administrators of the highly popular p2p link site Series.ly, reports El Confidencial. Sources indicate that the platform, administered by Andreu Caritg, David Tarda and Oriol Sole, had obtained profits upwards of …
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Anchors Away And Shiver Me Timbers! Antlos Puts You And And Your Friends On A Boat
The service, based out of Venice, Italy, offers all-inclusive boat trips around various vacation hotspots including Italy, Greece and Spain. You can … “All competitors are essentially online boat charter agencies, not P2P/Sharing Economy projects …
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Distributed P2P Bitcoin exchange Coinffeine opens offering services to 70+
That said, Coinffeine does come with some impressive backing, having been funded by Spain's Bankinter bank and the law firm Abanlex, the latter being famous for being the legal team that won the “Right to be forgotten” lawsuit against Google in Europe, …
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Getting ahead of ourselves: interview with an anti-TTIP activist
In Spain and Germany they had tens of thousands of people out on the streets. oD: What happened with that ECI, wasn't it refused by the European Commission? Tim: There were a number …. Tim: I don't know if we can say society has become more …
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