A man skipped work for six years and no one noticed

While half the battle of a successful career is showing up, for Joaquín García, not going to work was actually more lucrative. Only when the 69-year-old Spanish civil servant was expected to receive an award for two decades of loyal service did anyone notice that he had not gone to

Hosts Russia beat Spain to reach FIFA World Cup qurter-finals in 48 years

Hosts Russia advanced to the Fifa World Cup 2018 quarterfinals after beating Spain 4-3 on penalties in their Round of 16 game in Moscow on Sunday. Russia will meet Croatia who won 3-2 on penalties against Denmark in the quarterfinals. This is the first time in 48 years Russia has reached the

Uruguay beat Portugal while France hammer Argentina in Fifa World Cup

Uruguay have beaten European champions Portuga 2-1 in their World Cup round-of-16 match to book a place in the quarter-finals. Edinson Cavani scored both goals for Uruguay while Pepe netted Portugal's only goal of the match. It was the first time Uruguay have conceded a goal in the ongoing Fifa World Cup

Hundreds of African migrants, turned away by Malta and Italy, arrive in Spain

Three rescue boats carrying more than 600 African migrants and refugees have arrived in Spain after being refused entry to Italy and Malta. The refugees and the migrants were rescued from the Mediterranea Sea by the Aquarius, a former German coastguard turned into a protection ship. The migrants, who became at the

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