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Spain call-up young English goalkeeper Whalley

Real Zaragoza's English goalkeeper Oscar Whalley has received his first call-up to the Spain Under-21 squad.

Whalley, 20, has an English father and Mexican mother, but was born and brought in the Spanish city.

The stopper has impressed this season playing the the Spanish second division.

He has previously stated his preference would be to play for England.


Shepherds drive thousands of sheep through Madrid

More than 2,000 sheep meandered through central Madrid today as shepherds made use of their ancient grazing and droving rights.

The shepherds have to move their livestock from the mountainous areas, which will soon be under snow, to winter grazing grounds in southern Spain.

The so-called La Transhumancia migration route passes along Madrid's Alcala Street by the famous landmark Cibeles Fountain.

Madrid used to be a rural hamlet and for over 800 years farmers have being droving their animals along a route that now lies through the capital city.

Priest who worked with Ebola patients hospitalised in Spain

A man taken to hospital with Ebola symptoms in Madrid, was a priest who had been working with those with the disease, a source has told Reuters:

Possible Ebola case in Spain moved to hospital

A passenger who arrived in Madrid with Ebola-like symptoms has been removed from an Air France flights and taken to hospital.

Paramedics could be seen wearing protective suits. Credit: APTN

Two ambulances under police guard arrived at the hospital in Madrid. Paramedics in the ambulance could be seen wearing protective suits.

Police escorted the ambulances from the airport. Credit: APTN
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