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Echenique and Del Olmo, convicted of calling an innocent a rapist
The spokesperson for United We Can in Congress, Pablo Echenique, and the advisor to Vice President Pablo Iglesias, Juanma Del Olmo, have been sentenced in a court in the Community of Madrid to pay 80,000 euros in compensation to the family of a man who was called a rapist being innocent.
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Europe insists on ending the tributes to ETA
The European Union insists: it is necessary to avoid the tributes to ETA members so as not to contribute to increasing the damage against the victims of terrorism. This is one of the conclusions resulting from the report on the situation of fundamental rights in the community territory, which analyzes the period between 2018 and 2019.
Spain exceeds one and a half million infected by coronavirus and records a record of deaths in the second wave
Spain has already exceeded one and a half million coronavirus infections, reaching 1,510,023 cases this Tuesday, which means 13,159 most infected people from the previous day, according to data published by the Ministry of Health.
An epidemiologist from the European Union calls for a quarantine before Christmas
Pasi Penttinen, an epidemiologist at the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC), has asked in a recent interview for a preventive quarantine before a date as important as Christmas arrives.
The truth about the Inquisition: “The objects of torture displayed in museums are frauds”
Fray Tomás de Torquemada, inquisitor general from 1478 to 1498, represents all the vices that the black legend attributed to the Spanish. Fanatic, traitor, cruel, ignorant … Adjectives are never high enough when describing a character that, as researcher Iván Vélez has discovered in “Torquemada: The Grand Inquisitor” (The Sphere of Books), no one has bothered to history. Neither his supporters, if he had them, nor his enemies, who have them in abundance, have entertained in supporting with data and facts their value judgments about this Dominican whose biography for six centuries has passed more through fiction than through fiction. history.
Catalonia joins Madrid’s commitment to test in pharmacies