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Friends Take 'Random Joe' On Holiday To Spain After Mate Pulls Out.
Offbeat  (tags: Holiday, Friends, Bristol, Spain, Majorca )

Derek
- 228 days ago - news.sky.com
The group from Bristol had arranged a holiday in Spain for April, but later found out their friend Joe McGrath couldn't go, so decided to contact others with the same name.
Brexit: Government 'to Stand Up' for Gibraltar's Interests
Offbeat  (tags: Brexit, Gibraltar, UK Government, Spain, UK, EU, Europe )

Ray
- 235 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK has said it will stand up for Gibraltar's interests after the territory accused Spain of using Brexit to forward its territorial aims.
Matador Victor Barrio Killed By Bull in Spain
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Bull Fighting, Spain, Europe )

Ray
- 501 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A matador has died after being gored by a bull in Spain - the first bullfighter to die in the ring there for more than 30 years.
Spains Balearic Islands Move One Step Closer to Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Balearic Islands, ban, bull fighting, good news )

Scooby
- 652 days ago - eureporter.co
The parliament of the Balearic Islands has voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community. Following the vote, a legislative proposal needs to be presented to modify the Animal Protection Law
Real Madrid Fires Rafael Benitez, Hires Zinedine Zidane as Coach
Offbeat  (tags: Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, football /Soccer, Spain, world sports, news, goodnews )

Jess
- 687 days ago - presstv.in
Real Madrid has sacked coach Rafael Benitez after just seven months in charge and replaced the Spaniard with soccer club legend Zinedine Zidane
Bullfighting to Be Taught in Spanish Schools
Offbeat  (tags: spain, eu, bullfighting, torture, bulls, schools, children )

Scooby
- 767 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Protesters say children will effectively be taught "how to torture an animal to death", under the new plans.
Surviving the Bullring for a Comfy Retirement
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Bull Fighting, Bull Retirement, Spain )

Ray
- 781 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thousands of bulls are sent into the ring in Spain each year. Most are killed but a handful are spared, and although they may not fight again, these animals remain part of the bullfighting industry.
Shocking Moment An Animal Rights Activist Is Beaten Around the Head With a DUCK By a Spanish Woman Defending a Traditional Festi
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, ducks, chased, beaten, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 826 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is the shocking moment an animal rights activist was beaten around the head with a duck by a Spanish woman defending one of the country's most controversial traditions.
Brave Woman Jumps Into Bullfighting Ring To Comfort Dying Bull In Malaga, Spain
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, bull, woman, comforts )

Scooby
- 829 days ago - m.huffpost.com
An animal rights activist bravely jumped into a bullfighting ring in Spain to comfort and shield a dying bull from the matador's sword.
Appalling CCTV Footage Catches Cowardly Dog Owner Trying to Throw Unwanted Pet Over 10ft Fence
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, dog, shelter, fence, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 838 days ago - mirror.co.uk
WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT Police are now trying to trace two men in connection with the horrific incident at an animal shelter.
Hunter Becomes Hunted After Africa's Most Famous Lion Found Skinned and Beheaded in Zimbabwe
Offbeat  (tags: Cecil, lion, killed, Zimbabwe, hunter, sad news, Spain )

Scooby
- 850 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The headless body of Cecil, a 13-year-old big cat and star attraction of Hwange national park, was discovered earlier this month.
Spanish Town Gives Pets Equal Rights as Citizens
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, Spain, Renedo Declaration, "non-human residents", Trigueros del Valle, Castilla y León province, Valladolid, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 854 days ago - thelocal.es
"Dogs and cats have been living among us for over a thousand years," said the mayor after the measure was voted in during a plenary session on Monday. "And the mayor must represent not just the human residents but must also be here for the others."
Spanish Town Council Votes Overwhelmingly in Favour of Defining Pets as 'Non-Human Residents'
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, human, rights, cats, dogs, good news )

Scooby
- 855 days ago - independent.co.uk
If the Magna Carta marked the birth of human rights, today we may have reached its apotheosis. In Spain, or at least in one Spanish town, politicians have just voted overwhelmingly in favour of creating what are effectively human rights for dogs and cats.
Spanish Broadcaster Forced to Axe Plans to Turn Pamplona's Iconic Bull Running Festival Into I'M a Celebrity-Style Reality TV Sh
Offbeat  (tags: pamplona, spain, celebrity, bulls, bull run, television, axed )

Scooby
- 942 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Celebrities have eaten kangaroo testicles in the jungle and injured themselves while jumping off ski slopes.
Poachers DECAPITATE 100 Deer and Scatter Their Heads Across Spanish Woodland After the Animals Were Trapped and Hungry Due to Sn
Offbeat  (tags: poachers, scatter, deer, spain, decapitate, police, sad news )

Scooby
- 1001 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Police have launched a hunt for poachers who beheaded 100 deer and left the remains scattered across woodland in Spain.
 

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