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Scrutiny Falls on a Spanish Mosque After Foiled Train Attack – New York Times


New York Times

Scrutiny Falls on a Spanish Mosque After Foiled Train Attack
New York Times
ALGECIRAS, Spain — Before he boarded a Paris-bound train last week, armed with an assault rifle and the intent, the authorities say, to carry out a blood bath, Ayoub El Khazzani had spent the final chapter of his troubled time in Spain in this gritty

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Walking holiday in Spain: From Catalonia’s Pyrenees down to the Mediterranean – The Independent


The Independent

Walking holiday in Spain: From Catalonia’s Pyrenees down to the Mediterranean
The Independent
The GR7, Andalucia to Andorra. Spain’s first long-distance footpath runs all the way from Tarifa in Andalucia up to Andorra, then continues north through France to Alsace, marked with red and white waymarks. 40 Days Train Greenway, Madrid. Spain has …

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Spanish church pardons prisoners in echoes of the first Easter – The Independent


The Independent

Spanish church pardons prisoners in echoes of the first Easter
The Independent
However, pro-secular organisations criticise the Easter liberations as archaic. Andalucia Laica’s representative Manuel Navarro Lamolda said they “threaten the non-denominational nature of the Spanish state”. He added: “It’s claimed they form part of

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USS Normandy recovers ditched narcotics near Gibraltar – Stars and Stripes


Stars and Stripes

USS Normandy recovers ditched narcotics near Gibraltar
Stars and Stripes
NAPLES, Italy — The crew of a Navy guided-missile cruiser recovered more than 1,000 pounds of narcotics ditched by occupants of a small boat near the Strait of Gibraltar on Saturday. The USS Normandy was entering the Mediterranean Sea as part of …

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Branch of St. Petersburg’s Russian Museum opens in the heart of Europe – Russia Beyond the Headlines


Branch of St. Petersburg’s Russian Museum opens in the heart of Europe
Russia Beyond the Headlines
St. Petersburg will supply Malaga, situated on Spain’s southern Costa Del Sol, with some 100 exhibits for the main exhibition, which will be refreshed once a year, and with 50-60 other Russian pieces of art for two minor exhibitions. The Spanish side

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As the euro hits a 12-year low against the dollar, is a weak currency positive … – CITY A.M.


As the euro hits a 12-year low against the dollar, is a weak currency positive
CITY A.M.
And with euros now weak against sterling, more holidaymakers will be heading to the Costa del Sol this summer. In economic terms, this is great news for Europe’s south. But even though euro weakness is positive, it is not a panacea. The gains will be

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