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EL PAÍS in English

EL PAÍS in English
Earthquake measuring 5.4 on Richter scale shakes central Spain The epicenter of the tremor, which took place at 5.16pm, was located in Albacete province. The effects were felt in a number of provinces, including Madrid Legal watchdog opens probe into payments made to Madrid judges Move comes in response to revelations by EL PAÍS that the regional government was paying magistrates for collaborating on project to improve court IT systems through consulting firm Indra Closure of Basque association marks end of anti-ETA movement With the terrorist group’s activities seemingly over, civic groups such as Lokarri say their job is done Alonso under observation in hospital after testing crash The F1 driver’s agent confirms the former world champion has no injuries and suggests the incident was caused by strong winds Ukrainians adopted by Spanish families may have to go to war Victims of the Chernobyl disaster living in Spain are receiving call-up letters from Kiev. defense

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