Spain’s prosecutors drop Melilla migrant deaths probe
31 December 2022 | 10:29 am
Prosecutors investigating the tragic death of at least 23 people say there was no evidence of misconduct by Spanish guards.
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In Germany, a former SS corporal at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp is on trial on charges of being an accessory to murder for the deaths of 3,518 people between 1942 and 1945. The verdict in the trial of 101-year-old Josef Schütz is expected this week. Schütz, who maintains his innocence, is one of dozens of alleged Nazi criminals that German prosecutors are trying to convict before it's too late. Our correspondents report.
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Spain midfielder and women's Ballon d'Or winner Alexia Putellas will miss the women's European Championship after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in training, the Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday.
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In Andalusia, several groups are fighting large mineral water companies. In the Ducral Valley, citizens are especially worried about water scarcity as millions of liters of drinking water are being diverted.
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Thousands have been evacuated from their homes by authorities in France and Spain. More than 1,200 firefighters are deployed in Gironde, a prefecture in Bordeaux, France. Thousands of hectares have burned in Portugal.
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Greece is battling three major wildfires and evacuating thousands amid a heat wave. Rising temperatures in Spain bring fears of more blazes throughout the country
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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called on office workers to ditch their neckties. In a press conference with his collar open, he said saving energy ought trump sartorial style in searing temperatures.
More migrants have died at the Moroccan-Spanish border this year than ever before. Human rights activists are calling the Moroccan border guards criminals.
People in several towns had to flee their homes due to a raging forest fire. The blaze began near the town of Anon de Moncayo, 70 kilometers west of the northeast city of Zaragoza.
A pioneering drone lifeguard service rolled out across Spanish beaches saved the life of a 14-year-old boy this month as he struggled against a powerful tide off a beach in Valencia, its operators have said.
Thousands of flamingo chicks are born yearly in Europe's biggest flamingo colony in southern Spain. Before the hatchlings fly off to other nature reserves in Europe and Africa, volunteers tag them to study their migration patterns.
The Italian and Spanish leagues have lagged behind others in western Europe, until very recently. Italy's top flight is now professionalized while Spain are breaking records. But a referees' strike is a black cloud.
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Under former US President Donald Trump thousands of migrant families were split up at the US-Mexico border. A special task force has been working to reunite children with their parents, but it's got a long way to go.
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The leader of the Catholic Church travels to Juba along with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the moderator of the Church of Scotland. The three leaders are hoping to push for peace amid continued fighting.
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From the depths of the Pacific Ocean comes an innovation in air conditioning that's good for the planet and saves money. Located just 200 metres from the ocean, the hospital in Papeete, on the French island of Tahiti, is using seawater to cool its facilities. The switch to this new system has decreased the hospital's energy consumption by 90 percent.
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Pension problems: French workers strike over government's retirement plans. As many as 2.8 million people hit the streets across France on Tuesday in a second day of walkouts designed to protest the latest pension reform proposals.