Spanish police arrested a Panamanian woman on Wednesday who landed in Barcelona from Bogota, Colombia with cocaine stuffed inside her breast implants.
The woman was taken to the police at Barcelona’s El Prat airport after her vague answers to questions about the reasons for her trip from Bogota raised suspicion at the border control, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
Spanish authorities carry out rigorous checks of passengers arriving on so-called “hot flights” from Latin America, to fight drug smuggling.
Early success for the iPhone 5 smartphone has helped Apple to overtake Google’s Android software in the United States, research firm Kantar WorldPanel said on Tuesday.
Apple’s U.S. market share in the 12 weeks to October 31 more than doubled from a year ago to 48.1 percent, putting it within reach of the record 49.3 percent it managed in early 2012.
Android’s share dropped to 46.7 percent from 63.3 percent, Kantar WorldPanel’s data showed, but it continues to dominate in key European markets. The platform 74 percent market share in Germany and 82 percent in Spain.
Its combined share of the top five European markets rose to 64 percent, from 51 percent a year earlier, while Apple’s share edged up by one percentage point to 21 percent.
A protester grimaces as she is dragged away by riot police outside the Spanish parliament in Madrid, September 25, 2012.
Protesters clashed with police in Spain’s capital on Tuesday as the government prepares a new round of unpopular austerity measures for the 2013 budget that will be announced on Thursday. [REUTERS/Susana Vera]
Jose Manuel Abel, 46, cries as he waits to catch a flight to Munich at El Prat airport in Barcelona June 29, 2012.
A former salesman, Abel has been unemployed for more than two years. He has decided to leave his family and move to Germany to work in a Spanish restaurant. His family hopes to join him if his wife can find a job.
Abel arrived in Munich with 250 euros ($307) in his pocket. Picture taken June 29, 2012. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo]
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A runner, identified by a Navarran government spokesperson as a 21-year-old Japanese man from Ikeda, is lifted by his scarf onto the horns of a Dolores Aguirre fighting bull on the the first day of the running of the bulls in Pamplona July 7 2012.
The man was dragged for approximately 50 metres (164 feet) and suffered light back injuries. [REUTERS/Vincent West]