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Bankers’ Riots Hit Britain This Autumn

Bankers’ Riots Hit Britain This Autumn | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Bankers are on the verge of rioting. A hot autumn is ahead.

Via Jim Bob
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Jim Bob's curator insight, August 21, 2013 4:22 AM

An expected Bankers’ Riot to hit Britain This Autumn. The City of London is getting ready for another dip in the Economy of the United Kingdom. Residents in Fulham and Hampstead are looking to go out and enjoy a Lap dance in places like London, Mayfair. Scotland Yard are ready too.

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Spanish war ship stirs up Gibraltar tensions - The Local

Spanish war ship stirs up Gibraltar tensions - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The British government summoned the Spanish ambassador to the Foreign Office in London on Thursday over the actions of a Spanish naval vessel near Gibraltar.
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...surely we can all work together peacefully on this one? The Gibraltarians want to be independent, many Spanish people seem to like visiting the rock and Britain has the rightful ownership. 

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This man has the biggest tax bill in Spain - The Local

This man has the biggest tax bill in Spain - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Lionel Messi may have just been named the most valuable player at the World Cup in Brazil but that is unlikely to soften the blow of having to pay Spain's large
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Great player but silly money.

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Spanish policemen face long prison sentences for ‘torturing’ two Brits in custody in Mallorca

Spanish policemen face long prison sentences for ‘torturing’ two Brits in custody in Mallorca | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A captain and three police officers stand charged with intimidating and viciously attacking the two Brits, who had been arrested after a pub brawl
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Spain is home to all of the EU’s top five employment blackspots

Spain is home to all of the EU’s top five employment blackspots | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
And another two Spanish regions are in the top 10
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How sad is this?

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Brit expats in Spain lose all BBC channels with ITV and C4 to follow soon

Brit expats in Spain lose all BBC channels with ITV and C4 to follow soon | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE by Tom Powell: No more Strictly, Eastenders or Corrie for Brits abroad in southern Spain. The ITV and Channel Four move to Astra 2E is likely to...
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Why don't they watch on the internet and hitch their computers to their TV sets?

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EXCLUSIVE: Report claims more than 20,000 British pensioners are desperate to return home from Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Report claims more than 20,000 British pensioners are desperate to return home from Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A hard-hitting study claims poverty is trapping thousands of pensioners on the Costa del Sol. By Imogen Calderwood
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Maybe the UK will not look quite so rosy when they return?

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Spain without Catalonia is inconceivable: PM - The Local

Spain without Catalonia is inconceivable: PM - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A confident and forceful Spanish Prime Minister on Tuesday repeated his position that Catalonia's planned November 9th independence vote will not go ahead durin
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Man hacks off fingers in insurance scam - The Local

Man hacks off fingers in insurance scam - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
An off-duty cop found two human fingers, a butcher's knife and a bloodied chopping board in a children's play area; a gruesome discovery which later led Catalan
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Desperate times..

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Spain's 'Iron Lady' in hit-and-run scandal - The Local

Spain's 'Iron Lady' in hit-and-run scandal - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it

!The 'Iron Lady' of Spanish politics has caused a stir after she was fined by traffic cops on Madrid's emblematic Gran Vía and sped off moments after, knocking

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Don't mess about with the traffic police

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Spanish PM turns down free English course - The Local

Spanish PM turns down free English course - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has sent a rejection letter to a language school that recently offered him a free language course in the UK. Here, school f
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This really was trying to make a political point

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'We didn't fire rubber bullets at migrants' - The Local

'We didn't fire rubber bullets at migrants' - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Officials in Spain on Friday denied security forces had fired rubber bullets at migrants trying to swim to Spanish soil, after 14 Africans drowned in the attemp
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British man killed in 'freak' Spanish mudslide as he renovated holiday home where he planned to retire

British man killed in 'freak' Spanish mudslide as he renovated holiday home where he planned to retire | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Andrew McGaughey, 65, was buried to his neck when the ground gave way as he filled a ditch with concrete near Torrox (pictured) a half-hour drive east of Malaga.
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What a tragic story. RIP Andrew

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Tough ride for Nadal in Melbourne

Tough ride for Nadal in Melbourne | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Tomic, Monfils, Hewitt, Del Potro, Federer and Murray in Spaniard’s path to final
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There may be trouble ahead...

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'North Africans are sponging off us': mayor - The Local

'North Africans are sponging off us': mayor - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The mayor of Vitoria has caused a stir by accusing Algerians and Moroccans of registering as residents at the Basque city's town hall with the sole purpose of c
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Keep an eye on this story. I think he's right and we should have all countries in Europe thinking along these lines. If you don't pay in to a system don't expect to take money from it.

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Neo-nazi 'not sorry' over 'blood bath' speech - The Local

Neo-nazi 'not sorry' over 'blood bath' speech - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The head of a Spanish far-right group appeared in court on Wednesday over statements he made justifying a blood bath in Catalonia if the Spanish national govern
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Extremist views everywhere you look!

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Morning phone calls give peace of mind to elderly

Morning phone calls give peace of mind to elderly | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Caring expat offers phone calls for those living alone on the coast
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What a good idea..

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Almost 100 begging ring arrests in last three years

Almost 100 begging ring arrests in last three years | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Well-organized Romanian gangs make up to €100 a day for each person they force out on to Spain s streets
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This is a problem here in Spain.

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British millionaire businessman shot dead on Costa del Sol

British millionaire businessman shot dead on Costa del Sol | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Spanish police are hunting the killer of wealthy jeweller Andrew Bush from Bristol who it is believed was ambushed by an ex-girlfriend
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Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo lands in British hands

Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo lands in British hands | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The heated battle for Spain's largest olive oil producer is finally over
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Pickpockets banned from Madrid's tourist hotspots - The Local

Pickpockets banned from Madrid's tourist hotspots - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A judge in Spain's capital has ruled that a notorious pickpocketing gang with more than 400 arrests under their belts be barred from some of the city’s most p
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It's time to change the law.   Spain needs to rid itself of these nuisances.

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Email reveals how Spain exploits young workers - The Local

Email reveals how Spain exploits young workers - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
An email sent by mistake to two young job candidates by the employers who had just interviewed them has exposed the 'work for free' philosophy of corporate Spai
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Please help the young people of Spain get back to working properly. They deserve all the help they can get.

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Facebook campaign for sick baby pays off - The Local

Facebook campaign for sick baby pays off - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
This ten-month-old baby has just received some very good news indeed. Meet The Local's youngest ever Spanish Face of the Week Mateo Schell.
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a nice Facebook story...

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Spain becomes world's biggest wine producer - The Local

Spain becomes world's biggest wine producer - The Local | spanish news in english | Scoop.it

news for SpainIn their fields of vines in deepest Spain, the winemakers at the Jesús del Perdón cooperative smiled last August: the blend of rain and sun promised a bumper

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Good news for Spain

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Why comedians are a little bit mad

Why comedians are a little bit mad | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
High levels of psychotic personality traits are behind the ‘sad clown’ façade of comedians like Robin Williams has had manic-depressive episodes during his life.
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Comedy is always subjective but there is a fine line between brilliance and madness in all parts of life. Thanks God we do have great comedians. It's the hardest job in showbiz and a good laugh beats a visit to the doctor!

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Prosecutors ask High Court to open proceedings against FC Barcelona president

Prosecutors ask High Court to open proceedings against FC Barcelona president | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Investigators cite evidence of irregularities in signing of Brazil superstar Neymar
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It's everywhere...

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