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Spain's 47-story InTempo skyscraper built without elevator

The builders of the InTempo skyscraper in Benidorm, Spain, a striking symbol of prosperity amid the country's financial crisis, forgot to include a working elevator.

Business Insider: Spanish youth say Merkel reigns supreme

"We do whatever she asks us to do."

Spain: King Juan Carlos apologizes for Botswana elephant hunting trip

King Juan Carlos I has apologized to the Spanish people for going on a secret trip to Africa while his country faces an economic crisis.
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Spanish King Juan Carlos I pictured at La Zarzuela Palace in Madrid on March 18, 2011. (DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images)
King Juan Carlos I has apologized to the Spanish people for going on a secret trip to Africa while his country faces an economic crisis.
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Spain will likely need a bailout to save economy

Spain has become front and center in the European debt crisis.

Spanish village approves marijuana crops to raise revenue

A tiny, picturesque Spanish hamlet near Barcelona voted Thursday to lease nearby land for cultivating marijuana in order to raise shrinking revenues.

Spain’s bonds sell well, but regional problems loom

Brussels — Markets give Spain a break, but the government must rein-in spendthrift regions to cut deficit.

ILO annual report: jobs recession will deepen; rising unemployment and social unrest likely in 2012

Annual World of Work study expects Europe to have a 50% percent shortfall in job creation over next two years. ILO calls on G-20 to do something.
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Economies may avoid recession, but working people won't, says the ILO's annual survey of the World of Work.
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Thousands in Madrid march against police

Thousands of protesters have gathered in Madrid to demonstrate against use of force by police. According to AFP, at least 20 people were injured when riot police late on Thursday charged demonstrators who had gathered outside the interior ministry after trying unsuccessfully to gain access to Madrid's Puerta del Sol square.

Only eight European banks out of 90 fail stress tests, but many are skeptical of results

The small number of failing banks was met with skepticism, and criticism that the test had been lax.

Spanish mobs block evictions

MADRID — Victims of the real estate bust have been striking back at lenders by blocking the doors of properties due to be repossessed
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