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A court in south-west Spain has sentenced 15 schoolboys to a year's probation after they created and spread AI-generated images of their female peers. Police began investigating the case last year after parents in the Extremaduran town of Almendralejo reported fake and inappropriate images of their

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The Spanish government has banned outdoor work during heatwave conditions after a notably warm spring following last year's record summer temperatures. Commenting on the move, Labour and Social Economy Minister, Yolanda Díaz, said: "Climate change has intruded into people's daily lives. It's

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Spain's folkloric dance, flamenco, has been defined in law in its heartland of Andalusia. The region's parliament has passed a law that "establishes a legal framework for flamenco for its protection, conservation and the promotion of knowledge about it, ensuring its transmission to future generation

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Spain's amnesty on Franco-era atrocities was abolished last night after a new law was passed in Madrid. The Democratic Memory Bill, drafted by the Socialist-led coalition government of Pedro Sánchez, the prime minister, is intended to deal with the grievances around the victims of fascist dic

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Spain is set to introduce up to three days of menstrual leave for women suffering from painful periods, according to reports. The move, expected to be including in a forthcoming bill extending abortion rights to 16 and 17-year-olds, will make Spain the first country in the European Union to introduc

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Spain's coalition government has launched a legislative bid to end an amnesty for war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and torture during the Franco era. An amendment to the draft Democratic Memory Law would change how the 1977 Amnesty Law is "interpreted and applied", without repealing it

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Sex workers in Spain have the right to form their own union, the country's Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The OTRAS union was established in August 2018 but closed its doors three months later following an order of the National Court.

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Spain is set to legalise assisted dying, becoming the fifth country in Europe and the sixth in the world to allow terminally ill people to end their life. Legislation providing for the regulation of assisted dying was approved by Spanish MPs this month with 202 in favour, 141 against and two abstent

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The remains of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco can be removed from his burial place at the centre of a controversial state monument and reburied in a cemetery, the Supreme Court of Spain has ruled. In a unanimous ruling, judges rejected a legal challenge from Franco's grandchildren and thre

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