Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Spanish news catch-up - in English

(From El País in English) Here are a few news items you might want to catch up on, in English. Just click on each one and the infamous Bob is your uncle: Tax inspector with questionable past gets eyebrow-raising promotion / MotoGP star Dani Pedrosa held over alleged exam cheating / Red tape left Spanish-born British girl’s life in limbo for 20 years / Supreme Court closes door on probes into Civil War crimes / New transparency law to get tough on public office holders who hide data / Council of Europe slams Spain’s navy for not saving Libyan refugees / (Spain's next tennis star?) Muguruza’s Miami arrival / Holes appear in government's new transparency law / Inflation falls below 2 percent for first time since August 2010. (From other media) Nightmare for residents trapped in Spanish ghost towns / Jerez: Zoo animals facing starvation in the city that ran out of cash / After the riots, Spain swings the axe on spending / No way to ease the pain in Spain / Jose Mourinho denies reports in Spain that he has signed contract with Manchester City / Spanish court drops Saudi prince's rape case / Spanish woman reunited with daughter after 44 years / Man 1924: the menswear brand we want - now, please / More pain in Spain, but it's no Greece / Starting to worry / £100K benefits doc had Spain holiday home / Spanish jobless total up again / Chaos as strikes hit holidays

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