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

News channel or source: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_SPAIN_PENSIONERS?SITE=CAANR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MADRID (AP) -- 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 ...

News Spain » Social: Amnesty International accuses Spain of restricting freedom of speech

News channel or source: https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/02/22/inenglish/1519292044_500937.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In its annual report on the state of human rights in countries across the world, Amnesty International has criticized Spain for making excessive terrorism allegations against people expressing a difference of opinion on social media. “Authorities pressed ...

News Spain » Social: PHOTOS: Images of Germany & Spain's Away Kits Emerge on Social Media Ahead of 2018 World Cup

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/02/14/photos-images-germany-spains-away-kits-emerge-social-media-ahead-2018-world-cup
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Germany and Spain's away kits for this summer's FIFA World Cup have both been leaked, as excitement builds for this summer's showcase in Russia. Footy Headlines revealed pictures of a green away kit that the reigning champions will use to defend their ...

News Spain » Social: United Nations concerned about children in Spain

News channel or source: https://uk.blastingnews.com/health/2018/02/united-nations-concerned-about-children-in-spain-002361279.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

How are the children in Spain doing? Good in general ... which the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality published in 2011 should get updated. This is to be done among others because “abuse of pharmacological treatment of children and ...

News Spain » Social: Unrest erupts in east Port of Spain after police killing

News channel or source: https://www.stabroeknews.com/2018/news/regional/02/20/unrest-erupts-in-east-port-of-spain-after-police-killing/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A video clip posted on social media showed a group of officers wrestling with ... they worked to clear the roads to allow the resumption of vehicular traffic. Port-of-Spain Mayor Joel Martinez was on hand to survey the damage and coordinate the clearing ...

News Spain » Social: Man fined for posting photo of himself as Jesus pays penalty with crowdfunding in an hour

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/918367/man-fined-photo-jesus-crowdfunding-social-media-daniel-serrano-spain
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

to his social media accounts. A religious brotherhood asked him to take the picture down, and when he refused, they took the case to court in Jaen, Andalusia, Spain. Serrano pleaded guilty to a crime against religious sentiment, and was forced to pay the ...

News Spain » Social: Protesters rally to free Davia Spain

News channel or source: https://socialistworker.org/2018/02/08/protesters-rally-to-free-davia-spain
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

SPAIN AND her supporters assert that the charges were the result ... The rally in front of the courthouse was organized through social media and word of mouth by Transgender and Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), which immediately initiated a call-in ...

News Spain » Social: A look into the hidden logic of social life

News channel or source: https://penncurrent.upenn.edu/interviews/a-look-into-the-hidden-logic-of-social-life
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In Spain, which is my country of origin but also one of the case ... in a different way-which resulted in important institutional changes. In the case of social mobilizations, they are good if they strengthen democratic institutions; in other cases ...

News Spain » Social: Spanish PM supports Marta Sanchez’s national anthem lyrics despite backlash on social media

News channel or source: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/news/on-euro-weekly-news/spain-news-in-english/1471676-spanish-pm-supports-marta-sanchez’s-national-anthem-lyrics-despite-backlash-on-social-media
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

SPANISH Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has congratulated the singer Marta Sanchez after controversially adding lyrics to Spain’s national anthem. Footage of the ‘Marcha Real’ performance at a concert in Madrid split opinions on Spanish social media but ...

News Spain » Social: Vindicated: Mother, 24, who fled to Spain when social services ruled she was 'unfit' to bring up child is allowed to keep her daughter

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2148069/Mother-24-fled-Spain-social-services-ruled-unfit-bring-child-allowed-daughter.html
Publication date: onday 21 May 2012

‘That made me think that social services had made a mistake and hadn’t apologised. ‘They haven’t apologised to my wife, who lost three stone when she went to Spain with Megan, or to my daughter for what they put her through. ‘They made her feel ...