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End of the eurozone? Italy and Spain debt crisis threatens to destroy the euro

End of the eurozone? Italy and Spain debt crisis threatens to destroy the euro

ITALY and Spain have sent shockwaves through the eurozone as their deepening debt crises sparked a collapse in banking shares across Europe.

By SIMON OSBORNE
Express.co.uk

Sat, May 26, 2018

Political uncertainty in both countries has led to an exodus of investors who are seeking to satisfy their cravings for stability elsewhere.

The two-week sell-off has plunged cash-strapped Italy even further into the red and there are now real fears of a Greek-style financial crisis which would bring the country to its knees.

The mood across the eurozone’s markets grew even more jittery when Italy’s populist Lega and Five Star Movement once again failed to get presidential approval for a new government with leaders divided (more…)

Extremely rare horseshoe clouds over Spain

Extremely rare horseshoe clouds over Spain

Rare horseshoe clouds appeared over Madrid and Algeciras in Spain, on April 19, 2018. Extremely rare “horseshoe clouds” were spotted over the Spanish towns of Madrid and Algeciras on April 19, 2018. The photos of the unusual atmospheric phenomenon were taken by Ruben del Campo and Luis Jiménez. It’s called a horseshoe cloud for obvious […]

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Seismic unrest: New earthquake swarm starts on La Palma, Spain – Over 300 quakes hit mid-Atlantic Azores Islands, Portugal – Are volcanoes waking up there?

Seismic unrest: New earthquake swarm starts on La Palma, Spain – Over 300 quakes hit mid-Atlantic Azores Islands, Portugal – Are volcanoes waking up there?

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Seismic unrest is being reported since last Saturday, February 10, 2018 with a new earthquake swarm starting in the southeast of the island of La Palma in Spain. Now, on February 12, 2018 more than 300 small earthquakes have rattled the mid-Atlantic Azores Islands overnight.

Fireball brighter than the Moon over southern Spain

Fireball brighter than the Moon over southern Spain

A fireball brighter than the Moon was recorded over southern Spain at 05:47 UTC (06:47 local time) on January 29, 2018. The event lasted up to 6 seconds before the object disintegrated in a bright flash. The event began at an altitude of 101 km (62.7 miles) over the…… Read more »

 
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Huge meteor fireball illuminates night sky over Spain (VIDEOS)

Huge meteor fireball illuminates night sky over Spain (VIDEOS)

A huge fireball hurled across the night sky in Spain at an approximate speed of 72,000 kilometers per hour. It was visible in all parts of the country and is believed to be a piece of an asteroid.

The fireball was first spotted by Spanish scientists at 22:25 local time on Sunday as it passed over the southern regions of Andalucia, Granada and Jaen.

The object was described as a part of an asteroid to El Pais by Jose Maria Madiedo, an astrophysicist of the University of Huelva.

It was “considerable in size” so that “it could survive its passage through the Earth’s atmosphere,” Madiedo told Europa Press.

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Politicians, NATO Officials Furious As Spain Plans To Refuel Russian Battle Group

Politicians, NATO Officials Furious As Spain Plans To Refuel Russian Battle Group

Spain is facing international criticism as it reportedly prepares to refuel a flotilla of Russian warships en route to bolstering the bombing campaign against the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo. El País reported that the Spanish ministry of foreign affairs was reviewing the permit issued to the Russian flotilla to stop at Ceuta. Politicians and military figures condemned the support from a NATO member as “scandalous,” and “wholly inappropriate,” while the head of the alliance indicated Madrid should rethink the pit stop.

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Juncker issues WARNING SHOT to Spain: There will be NO MORE funds if debt isn’t controlled

Juncker issues WARNING SHOT to Spain: There will be NO MORE funds if debt isn’t controlled

SPAIN has been warned by Brussels it could be refused a huge amount of financial support if it fails to get its budget deficit under control. The European Commission has to re-rule on the possible freezing of funds for Spain, after consulting the European Parliament later this month or in early October. It’s thought president […]Source: Juncker issues WARNING SHOT to Spain: There will be NO MORE funds if debt isn’t controlled

Bright meteor fireball recorded over Andalusia, Spain

Bright meteor fireball recorded over Andalusia, Spain

This bolide was observed over the South of Spain on 30 Aug. 2016, at 01:57 UT (03:57 local time). The meteoroid impacted the atmosphere at about 130.000 km/h and produced a fireball that began at a height of 97 km over the Mediterranean Sea. The event ended at an altitude of about 37 km over Andalusia (Spain).
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