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From TheJournal.ie "This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call Spain

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.

From TheJournal.ie Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby... naturally Whoa

Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby... naturally

… without even an epidural.

From TheJournal.ie 77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board Spain

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board

Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain Spain

Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain

The train which carried 238 passengers originated in Madrid and was bound for the northwestern town of Ferrol.

From TheJournal.ie Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight Where's Snowden?

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight

The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.

From TheJournal.ie How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel Solar Power

How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel

Powered entirely by the sun, the plane can fly by day or night but it will never be able to carry passengers.

Operation Puerto: Trial to reach conclusion today

Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five accused of ‘endangering public health’ by their involvement in doping.

From The42 VIDEO: Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Madrid thrash Getafe Take A Bow This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Madrid thrash Getafe

The Real Madrid star took his total for the season to 21 today amid a comfortable victory for his side.

From TheJournal.ie Spain's unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December Jobless

Spain's unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December

It is the first decline in the jobless figure since July 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries Death

Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries

The man in his 40s fell from a balcony in the apartment he was staying in on the island of Tenerife.

From TheJournal.ie Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks Spain

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

From TheJournal.ie Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing Catalonia

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing

Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes Austerity Strikes

Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes

Officers lashed out at male and female protesters as they demonstrated in cities around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Flight disruption as anti-austerity protests taking place across Europe Day Of Action

Flight disruption as anti-austerity protests taking place across Europe

Flights, trains and transport links across Europe are expected to be impacted by anti-austerity protests taking place across the continent today.

From TheJournal.ie Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports Madrid

Fourth victim dies from Madrid stampede: reports

A 17-year-old girl died this morning as a result of a stampede at a Halloween night rave in Madrid.

From TheJournal.ie Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid Halloween

Halloween party stampede kills three in Madrid

The huge crowd scrambled towards the exit doors in a panic apparently sparked by someone throwing a flare.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid Spain

Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid

Hundreds of Spanish police officers protested outside the interior ministry today to denounce budget cuts and the elimination of benefits.

From TheJournal.ie S&P downgrades Spain two notches Eurozone

S&P downgrades Spain two notches

Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut to just one level above “junk” grade debt – which could see Madrid’s borrowing costs skyrocketing to untenable levels.

From TheJournal.ie Spain set to release stress test results Spain

Spain set to release stress test results

The results will follow yesterday’s budget announcement of over €30 billion in cuts.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Shares fall amid protests against austerity in Athens and Madrid The Markets

Shares fall amid protests against austerity in Athens and Madrid

Protests on the streets of Spain and Greece have spooked the markets.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish police beat protesters after anti-austerity protest Protest

Spanish police beat protesters after anti-austerity protest

Thousands of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Madrid over the cuts.

From The42 Mancini denies bust-up with Balotelli Super Mario

Mancini denies bust-up with Balotelli

The City manager was responding to questions following a newspaper report in Britain that suggested the striker was dropped because of a late night-out following the Blues’ draw with Stoke City last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures Ryanair

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures

Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: tens of thousands march against Spanish austerity Austerity This post contains images

PICTURES: tens of thousands march against Spanish austerity

Organisers say 65,000 people participated in today’s rally.

From TheJournal.ie European-wide bank supervision plans ruled out by Sweden Europe

European-wide bank supervision plans ruled out by Sweden

Meanwhile, mass anti-austerity protests have filled central Madrid.

Last stop for Irish triathletes before London Olympics

Ailleen Morrison and Gavin Noble will compete in the World Triathlon Series at Hamburg at the weekend.

From The42 VIDEO: United go down to Madrid in legends match Still Got It This post contains videos

VIDEO: United go down to Madrid in legends match

Yorke and Cole were reunited, as were some of the Galacticos, for the charity event at the Bernabeu last night.

From The42 Olympic bidding race down to three Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

'Gay' penguin couple await the birth of baby in Madrid

After building a nest every year for the past six years, Madrid’s Inca and Rayas are finally ready to welcome a chick.

From TheJournal.ie 2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst Air Travel

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.

From The42 Denied: Ireland Under-18s lose out to England in Euro final No Joy

Denied: Ireland Under-18s lose out to England in Euro final

The Irish teenagers accounted for Portugal and France but were outclassed by the Auld Enemy

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary Attack

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.

From TheJournal.ie Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight Attack

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight Exclusive

Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.

From TheJournal.ie Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host Olympic Games

Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host

The Italian PM has pulled the plug on the country’s 2020 Olympic Games bid.

From TheJournal.ie Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries' World Youth Day

Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries'

Pope Benedict XVI urges the 1.5 million attending the festival in Madrid not to “keep Christ to yourselves”.

From TheJournal.ie Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church World Youth Day This post contains images

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church

Patron saint of Spanish clergy gets the nod for one of Vatican’s highest honours in the hope that his example will “enlighten all priests”, says Benedict at World Youth Day Mass.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Madrid against Pope's visit Papal Visit

Thousands march in Madrid against Pope's visit

Protesters chanted “Nothing for the Pope from my taxes” in a demonstration against the cost of the papal trip.

From TheJournal.ie 20 injured in Madrid as police charge anti-austerity protesters Austerity This post contains videos

20 injured in Madrid as police charge anti-austerity protesters

Demonstrations continue in Spain as world markets take a tumble on opening this morning…