- Spain's Princess Cristina Faces Trial For Tax Evasion, Could Get Four Years
Spain's Cristina Heads To Trial and a possible jail sentence for tax evasion. But what is willful, and did her spouse act alone?
By Robert W. Wood. Forbes. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:11:00 GMT.
- Catalan leader probed over vote
Catalonia's President Artur Mas is placed under formal investigation for his role in the Spanish region's unofficial vote on independence.
BBC News. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:34:52 GMT.
- Giant 'El Gordo' lottery grips Spain
A massive €2.2bn (£1.7bn; $2.7bn) of prizes brings joy to thousands in Spain's famous "El Gordo" (The Fat One) lottery.
BBC News. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:45:02 GMT.
- Spain’s Princess Cristina to Stand Trial on Tax Fraud Charges
Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain’s King Felipe VI and sixth in line to the throne, will be the first Spanish royal to face prosecution.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:10:43 GMT.
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- Spain's Princess Cristina to Stand Trial on Tax Fraud Charges
Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, will stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the first Spanish royal to face prosecution in court.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:13:39 GMT.
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- Basque government proposes plan to aid ETA's disarmament
The regional Basque government unveiled a plan to facilitate ETA's disarmament process, amid frustration over a lack of response from the Spanish government three years after the separatist group ended its campaign of violence.
Hurriyet. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:59:00 +0200.
- Judge Orders Spain's Princess Cristina to Stand Trial
A judge in Spain has ordered Princess Cristina to stand trial on two charges of tax fraud. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:55:16 -0500.
- Africa: For How Long Will African Migrants Continue to Die At Sea?
[The Star]Last week, Spanish authorities rescued yet another migrant full boat off the Mediterranean coast. ...
All Africa. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:56:09 GMT.
- Spain Arrests 7 Accused of Recruiting Women for IS Group
Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested seven people in a ongoing joint swoop on suspected efforts to recruit women to go to Syria and Iraq to support Islamic State insurgents, the Spanish Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:23:51 -0500.
- Talisman agrees to massive $8.3B takeover deal with Spain's Repsol
Talisman Energy Inc. says it has agreed to be purchased by Spanish energy giant Repsol in a transaction worth about $13 billion US ($8.3 billion CDN).
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:24:18 EST.
Facts About Iberian Peninsula States
The Iberian States include Spain, Portugal, and Andorra. They are
located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. For more
news and information about each of the Iberian Peninsula countries,
visit the official goverment websites listed below.
The Kingdom of Spain's capital city is Madrid, and its currency is the
Euro. Spanish is the official language of Spain, and in 2007, the
country's estimated population was 40,448,000.
The Portuguese Republic's capital city is Lisbon, and its currency is
the Euro. Portuguese is the official language of Portugal,
and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 10,643,000.
The Principality of Andorra's capital city is Andorra la Vella, and its
currency is the Euro. Catalan, French, and Spanish are the primary
languages spoken in Andorra, and in 2007, the principality's estimated
population was 72,000.
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