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China's TCL brings back physical keyboard in new BlackBerry

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

Chinese electronics company TCL unveiled Saturday its first BlackBerry-licensed smartphone which brings back the device's signature physical keyboard as it seeks to revive the once mighty brand. The KEYone...

Madrid invites Airbus CEO to debrief on military plane woes

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Spain has invited the head of Airbus to travel to Madrid next month to brief defence officials about its troubled A400M military transport plane, the defence ministry said Friday.The A400M was commissioned...

Spain's dockers to go on strike as competition threatens

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's dockers plan to go on a nationwide strike from March 6 in a work stoppage that could seriously impact exports, after the government approved a decree deregulating the sector under EU pressure.The...

Phone firms turn to artificial intelligence at top mobile fair

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Phone makers will seek to seduce new buyers with artificial intelligence functions and other innovations at the world's biggest mobile fair starting Monday in Spain.Along with launches of new smartphones...

Spain lambasted by Amnesty International for torture, mistreating refugees...

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

AMNESTY International has vilified Spain’s poor human rights record.

Net migration to the UK falls 15% after Brexit vote, while 17% more EU citi...

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

THE net migration to the UK has dropped following the Brexit vote.

Spain to cull 17,000 ducks as bird flu hits

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

More than 17,000 ducks will be culled in Spain after a highly contagious bird flu strain that has affected poultry throughout Europe was detected at a farm, authorities said Thursday.The virus found in...

Ex-IMF boss Rato: fallen star of Spain's conservatives

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato, who was convicted Thursday of embezzlement, was once a leading light in Spain's ruling conservatives, hailed for kicking off a decade of economic growth.Now the reputation...

Spain's Repsol back in the black on higher oil

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's energy giant Repsol swung back to profit last year as oil prices recovered at the end of 2016.The group said Thursday it had made a net profit of 1.7 billion euros ($1.8 billion) in 2016, above...

Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months Thursday for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks.Spain's National Court, which deals with cases...

Spain king's brother-in-law to stay free while mulling appeal: court

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

The brother-in-law of Spain's king, who was handed six years and three months jail for syphoning off millions, will remain free and not be required to post bail as he prepares to appeal his sentence,...

Debt-laden Telefonica reports profit drop

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

Heavily indebted telecoms giant Telefonica said Thursday its net profit fell close to 14 percent last year to 2.36 billion euros, hit by restructuring costs linked to a voluntary redundancy scheme in...

Rajoy and Hollande pledge to make EU unbreakable force at Malaga political...

22 February 2017 | 0 comments

Mariano Rajoy and Francois Hollande outlined their commitment to leading a 'rapid programme of European integration' to pull member states closer together at a press conference in Malaga.

Spain's first 'stolen babies' case to come to trial

21 February 2017 | 0 comments

A former doctor will stand trial in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during Spain's dictatorship.In...

Austria arrests Ukrainian tycoon Firtash: prosecutors

21 February 2017 | 0 comments

Austrian authorities said Tuesday they have detained Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on a European arrest warrant linked to organised crime and illegal money laundering allegations in Spain.The gas...



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