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News Spain: SpaceX launches its first Starlink internet satellites (and Spain’s Paz satellite, too)

News channel or source: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/spacex-paz-starlink-satellite/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (SpaceX via YouTube) SpaceX put its first two prototype Starlink broadband satellites into orbit along with a Spanish radar imaging satellite today. The launch from ...

News Spain: SpaceX Launches 1st Test Satellites for Starlink Internet Constellation Along with Spain's Paz

News channel or source: https://www.space.com/39755-spacex-used-rocket-launches-internet-satellites.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a pre-flown first stage successfully delivered to orbit today (Feb. 22) the first two prototypes for the company's huge Starlink satellite-internet constellation, along with a Spanish Earth-observing spacecraft. The two-stage ...

News Spain: Retirees protest across Spain to call for higher pensions

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/22/retirees-protest-across-spain-to-call-for-higher-pensions.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

MADRID – Retirees are demonstrating across Spain, calling for higher pensions and urging authorities to ensure funding for social security. The biggest protests are in cities including Bilbao, Barcelona and the capital, Madrid, where thousands screamed ...

News Spain: Spain's Repsol agrees to sell Gas Natural stake to CVC

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-gasnatural-m-a-cvc-cap-prtnrs/spains-repsol-agrees-to-sell-gas-natural-stake-to-cvc-idUSKCN1G60U4
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s Repsol (REP.MC) has agreed to sell its 20 percent stake in Gas Natural to CVC Capital Partners for 3.82 billion euros($4.69 billion), a move that could allow the oil major to restart investment after years of debt reduction.

News Spain: Twitter Reacts as the Red Devils Draw in Spain & Roma Snag Important Away Goal in Loss to Shakhtar

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/02/22/twitter-reacts-red-devils-draw-spain-roma-snag-important-away-goal-loss-shakhtar
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Last night provided plenty of the Champions League drama that we all love, even with a scoreless draw. Plenty of great saves, a screamer, and Mourinho's touchline plans on fire all played a part in making one more memorable night. With the first legs ...

News Spain: Embracing Its Jewish Heritage, Spain Recognizes Ladino as a Spanish Language

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/embracing-its-jewish-heritage-spain-recognizes-ladino-1.5844585
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

More than 525 years after expelling its Jews, Spain is officially recognizing Ladino as a Spanish tongue in the hope of saving the language of Spanish-Jewish exiles from extinction. At a conference last week at the Royal Spanish Academy in Madrid ...

News Spain: Renault F1 team partners Spain's top football league

News channel or source: https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/renault-f1-team-partners-spain-top-football-league-1007804/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Renault Formula 1 team has announced a partnership with Spain's premier men's association football division LaLiga. The logo of the Spanish football competition will be present on Renault's recently-unveiled F1 2018 challenger RS18. It will also ...

News Spain: Pear cultivation in Spain

News channel or source: http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189808/Pear-cultivation-in-Spain
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In Spain, the sweet fruit subsector continues to be the one making the greatest contribution to Spain's Final Agricultural Production, with 24% in 2016, despite accounting for a relatively small acreage (204,000 hectares) compared to other crops.

News Spain: 5 Under-the-Radar Vacation Spots in Spain

News channel or source: https://www.tastingtable.com/travel/national/spain-travel-guide-tenerife
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Seville, Madrid and Barcelona are at the top of every list of must-visit places in Spain, the country expected to overtake the U.S. as the second most popular destination in the world in 2018, according to the World Tourism Organization. Though the big ...