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Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well for six days

Julen Roselló, aged two, fell down the 100m borehole while out walking with his parents near MálagaRescuers in southern Spain have began drilling in the hope of rescuing a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well for six days.The mission to save the child has triggered an outpouring of public support as rescuers struggle with the challenge of bringing heavy equipment up steep access roads and reaching the toddler safely. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Spain, World news, Julen Roselló

Cartagena Columbia

The city of Cartagena known in the Colonial era as Cartagena de India's is a major port founded in 1533. Located on the Northern coast of Columbia in the Caribbean coast region. Became the main port of trade between Spain and established it's importance
Tags: Travel, Spain, Caribbean, Columbia, Cartagena, Cartagena Columbia, Cartagena de India

Lens: Desmond Boylan: A Life in News Wire Photography

Santiago Lyon reflects on his friendship with — and the craft of — Mr. Boylan, a fellow conflict photographer.
Tags: Photography, News, Spain, Cuba, Desmond, Boylan, News and News Media, Santiago Lyon, Desmond Boylan

Spain Day 25

Woke up to another lovely sunrise on our clifftop spot. Love to stay a bit longer but we need to get some water and spend a night with a mains connection to top up the domestic battery. Two nights in the wild at a time is all we can do when we need t
Tags: Travel, Spain

Roman Catholics In Spain Are Mad About A Handsome, Selfie-Taking Statue Of Satan

The Devil just wants a nice photo. The post Roman Catholics In Spain Are Mad About A Handsome, Selfie-Taking Statue Of Satan appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Spain, Satan, Satanism

Startups Weekly: Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika

We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full steam ahead with fundraising efforts, several startups have closed multi-hundred million dollar rounds, a virtual influencer raised equity funding and yet, all anyone wants to talk about is Slack’s new logo… As part of its public listing prep, Slack announced some changes to its branding this week, in...
Tags: China, Berlin, Tech, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Peter Thiel, Andreessen Horowitz, TechStars, Lance Armstrong, Rubrik, Redpoint Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Slow Ventures, Valar Ventures, Bluerun Ventures

Rescuers hope to reach Spanish boy in borehole in 35 hours

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in southern Spain say they hope in about 35 hours to reach the spot where they believe a two-year-old boy who fell in a borehole six days ago is trapped. Angel Garcia, the leading engineer coordinating the search-and-rescue operation, says Saturday that estimate depends on everything “going favorably.” Garcia says a […]
Tags: News, Spain, Ap, Nation, Madrid, Garcia, Angel Garcia

Boy, 2, Remains Trapped In 100-Meter-Deep Well In Spain For Sixth Day

Rescue efforts continue in a bid to extract the youngster from a borehole in Totalan near Malaga.
Tags: News, Spain, Totalán

Man United-linked Eder Militao reaches ‘verbal agreement’ to join Real Madrid

In-demand Porto defender Eder Militao is reportedly set to join Real Madrid at the end of the season. Porto starlet Militao, a 21-year-old centre-half, only made the move to Europe last summer, from his home country of Brazil. After coming up through the youth ranks of Sao Paulo, Portuguese giants Porto agreed to fork over 4 million Euro to secure Militao’s signature in August. And the young stopper has since gone on to majorly impress for the Dragoes. Despite his tender years, Militao has alr...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Brighton, Champions League, Brazil, Jurgen Klopp, Porto, United, UEFA Champions League, FC Porto

Uber, Cabify cars are attacked in Spain; police arrest 7

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police in Barcelona have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers that turned violent on Friday.The attacks... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spain, Barcelona, Cabify, Barcelona Spain

Getafe routs Alaves in clash of Spain’s surprise packages

MADRID (AP) — Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata each scored two goals as Getafe routed Alaves 4-0 on Friday to win the clash of this season’s Spanish league surprise packages. The victory pulled sixth-place Getafe to within one point of Alaves in fifth after 20 games. “It was an important match for us given where […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Ap, Madrid, Getafe, Jorge Molina, Alavés, Jaime Mata

Getafe routs Alaves in clash of Spain's surprise packages

Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata each scored two goals as Getafe routed Alaves 4-0 to win the clash of this season's Spanish league surprise packages            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Spain, Ap, Getafe, Jorge Molina, Alavés, Jaime Mata

Spain Day 24

Since we're in this privileged position perched on top of a cliff with sea on three sides we're staying a second night.Which gave us a day to spend here.We'd noticed yesterday that the restaurant nearest us 100m does a 10 Menu of the Day so a
Tags: Travel, Spain

Spain domestic violence: Trail of death shocks society

A man who allegedly killed his defence lawyer years after murdering his wife ends up killing himself.
Tags: News, Spain

Covering France from Head to Toe with Antique Quilts

  If I took every quilt I have ever seen from the French brocantes and laid them out  they would cover France from head to toe. Can you imagine how beautiful that would look from up above? The women and maybe a few men who over the hundreds of years have created  a national treasure with their handiwork, stitches, their creative force, choice of color and pattern. Needless to say, if I laid out the monogrammed laced sheets, pillowcases and why not throw in the dishtowels the entire planet wou...
Tags: Travel, France, India, Spain, Marseille, living in France, New York Times, Colbert, Marseilles, Provence, Fisher, Louis XIV, Berenson, Odile, Mazarin, Brocante

January Amazon First Reads

Amazon’s Kindle First program is now called Amazon First Reads. In addition to letting members pick one (two this month!) of the selected books for free (to keep), Prime members can now purchase the hardcover edition of these books for $9.99 or less and there are free Short Stories and Kindle Singles, as well, for those with Kindle Unlimited. The new picks for this month’s have been available long enough that we can now look at the reviews before making a selection. If you are an Member, y...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Japan, London, Featured, New York City, Fantasy, US, Spain, Fbi, New York Times, Paris, Kindle Books, Wwii, Seattle, CWA

Drilling machines help frantic search of trapped Spanish boy

MADRID (AP) — Heavy machinery has been brought in by rescuers in southern Spain who plan to drill vertical tunnels next to a deep borehole to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped there for five days. “The terrain’s geology is complicated, and that’s slowing down the works,” said Angel Garcia, the leading engineer coordinating the search-and-rescue […]
Tags: News, Spain, Ap, Nation, Madrid, Angel Garcia

Nuclear Still Largest Source Of Generation In Spain, Latest Figures Show

18 Jan (NucNet): Spain’s fleet of seven commercial nuclear reactor units generated 53.2 TWh of electricity in 2018, a slight fall from 55.6 TWh in 2017 but still the largest source of generation in the country, industry group Foro Nuclear said. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Spain, Jan NucNet, Foro Nuclear

Spain to help China develop football

Madrid (AFP) – La Liga and China’s Super League on Friday signed an accord to “make Chinese football grow throughout the world.” “We are going to learn from La Liga as much about developing young... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Spain, Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Afp, Madrid AFP La Liga

Dortmund agree to sell Julian Weigl to PSG – Le Parisien

As per a report from French outlet Le Parisien, Ligue 1 leaders PSG are inching towards a deal for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl. Weigl’s Dortmund stint Weigl, a deep-lying 23-year-old midfielder who can also play in defence, has been on the books of Dortmund since 2015. He has since gone on to develop into one of German football’s most highly-regarded young players, with Weigl’s calm demeanour, deft touch and eye for a pass having even seen the 1860 Munich youth product draw compa...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Munich, Soccer, Premier League, Borussia Dortmund, Psg, Dortmund, Axel Witsel, Adrien Rabiot, Paris Saint Germain, Jeremy Smith, Jonathan Johnson, Ligue, Parc des Princes

Tottenham eyeing January move for Barcelona’s Malcom

Malcom flops at Barcelona Malcom joined FC Barcelona in July of 2018 for a fee of around £36m from Ligue 1 outfit Boudreaux. While at Boudreaux Malcom was very impressive for someone who is only 21 years of age. His 2017/18 season was particularly outstanding. The Brazilian would play 35 league games for Boudreaux, in which he scored 12 and assisted seven. However, since making the switch to Spain, Malcom has struggled to recapture the form he enjoyed last campaign. In fact, Malcom has clocked ...
Tags: South Korea, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Barca, Camp Nou

Antonio Banderas elevates the fine arts credentials of his native Malaga

For more than two decades now, the Andalusian city of Malaga has invested heavily in visual and fine arts development, beautification projects and a general effort to elevate the cultural attractiveness of the popular Mediterranean port city. It has paid off. The city now has more than 30 distinct and respected museums, its very own […] The post Antonio Banderas elevates the fine arts credentials of his native Malaga appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Celebrities, Spain, Antonio Banderas, Mediterranean, Málaga, Regions, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany

Relentless Lowry takes three-shot lead into final round at Abu Dhabi

Shane Lowry in full flow at last year’s US PGA. Photo by Montana Pritchard/PGA of America) Shane Lowry produced another barn-storming performance — especially on the par threes — to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship.Leading by just one stroke from Lois Oosthuizen starting the day, he carded a five-under par 67 to leave his Richard Stern...
Tags: US, Spain, Sport, Hawaii, Ian Poulter, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Portugal, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, Ross Fisher, Clara, Lowry

Flash, the stealthy e-scooter and ‘micro-mobility’ startup from Delivery Hero founder, raises €55M Series A

Flash, the stealthy mobility startup from Delivery Hero and Team Europe founder Lukasz Gadowski, is de-cloaking today, with news that the Berlin-based company has raised a whopping €55 million in Series A funding. Despite rumours that multiple VC firms would be involved, the bulk of the new funding comes from Target Global via its mobility fund, which led this round and was already an existing backer of Flash. Others participating in Flash’s Series A include Idinvest Partners, Signals Venture...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Transportation, Facebook, Europe, China, Berlin, Tech, Spain, Mexico City, Portugal, Switzerland, Bird, Accel, Atomico

8 Types of Shows to See While You’re on Vacation

One of the most popular elements of a vacation is seeing live entertainment on stage. Seeing people exercise their talents in a unique production can be a source of relaxation, inspiration, and excitement all at the same time. And because there’s such a diversity of different types of live shows available, everyone can find something they love. But which live shows are most worth seeing? The Best Live Shows to See These are some of the most important live shows to consider: Concerts. Concer...
Tags: Travel, Entertainment, Spain, Travel Blog

Netflix Says It Has 10 Percent of All TV Time In the US

In its fourth-quarter 2018 earnings report, Netflix disclosed some of its viewership numbers for hits such as "Bird Box." "Overall, Netflix said it serves about 100 million hours of video per day, earning an estimated 10 percent of all time spent in front of the TV in the U.S.," reports CNBC. The company also said "Bird Box" reached 80 million member households in its first four weeks on the streaming service. Unfortunately, it still didn't show exactly how many people have viewed the content. F...
Tags: US, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Tech, Spain, Turkey, Bbc, Netflix, Italy, Dallas Cowboys, Nielsen, Cnbc, Fortnite, Bird Box, Bird Box Overall Netflix

Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change

Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region, according to the latest findings of an international team of researchers from institutions including IGB, the University of Girona in Spain, the Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) and the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Tags: Spain, Mediterranean, IGB the University of Girona

Palm Springs Review: ‘The Realm’

The notion that government is one big con directing money into already well-lined pockets is confirmed and then some in “The Realm.” Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “Michael Clayton”-like thriller has struck a chord in Spain, where the persistence of corruption in the post-Franco era is a popular topic bordering on obsession. But are examples of corruption just […]
Tags: Reviews, Spain, Palm Springs Film Festival, Michael Clayton, Antonio de la Torre, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, The Realm

Spain: Mandatory Record Keeping Of Workers` Daily Hours - Marti & Associats

The Government has agreed with the trade unions and autonomous communities on a Master Plan against Worker Exploitation (MPWE).
Tags: News, Spain

50 Photos that tell our 2018 story

Year in Review: 50 Photos from our 2018 travels Every year we have good intentions to write our ‘Year in Review’ posts before the year is complete. And, every year, we fall short of this goal. This year was no different. We had a wonderful end to the year and have spent the past week catching up and getting our lives back on track. 2018 will go down as the milestone year. We celebrated 10 years of marriage with a vow renewal ceremony on the beach in Mexico. We celebrated Cameron’s 40th birt...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Photography, Mexico, Toronto, Spain, Canada, Portugal, Cameron, Miami, Vancouver, Victoria, Connor, Whistler, Quebec