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Spanish public radio pulls programme on Jews and Satanism

Spanish public radio pulls programme on Jews and Satanism

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

Spain public radio RNE said Thursday it had removed an episode of a programme that linked Jews to Satanism from its website after receiving complaints from Jewish groups."The director of Spanish National...

Spain judge accuses suspect of running IS Morocco network

Spain judge accuses suspect of running IS Morocco network

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

A Spanish judge on Thursday accused a 26-year-old man of running an Islamic State recruitment network in Morocco that sought fighters to go to Iraq and Syria.The suspect, a Moroccan national called Abdeladim...

In Spain, Google Street View car targeted by tomato throwers

In Spain, Google Street View car targeted by tomato throwers

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

All it wanted was to capture the aftermath of Spain's annual Tomatina festival, but in the end, the Google Street View car turned out to be a ripe target for tomato throwers. The US firm had wanted to...

Catalonia prepares for key vote on its future in Spain

Catalonia prepares for key vote on its future in Spain

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

Catalan political parties sharpened their knives on Thursday one month ahead of a key regional election which separatists want to use as a plebiscite on secession from Spain.The September 27 polls are...

Spain axes fine over image of illegally-parked police car

Spain axes fine over image of illegally-parked police car

26 August 2015 | 0 comments

Spanish officials have scrapped an 800-euro fine against a woman for posting a picture on Facebook of an illegally-parked police car after admitting the image did not contravene a controversial security...

Annual tomato battle paints streets of Spanish town red

26 August 2015 | 0 comments

Thousands of half-naked revellers pelted each other with tomatoes on Wednesday in the town of Bunol in eastern Spain, bathing the streets with red goo in the annual "Tomatina" battle.A string of trucks...

Annual tomato battle paints streets of Spanish town red

26 August 2015 | 0 comments

Thousands of half-naked revellers pelted each other with tomatoes on Wednesday in the town of Bunol in eastern Spain, bathing the streets with red goo in the 70th annual "Tomatina" battle.A string of...

Tanorexia: when getting a tan becomes an addiction

Tanorexia: when getting a tan becomes an addiction

26 August 2015 | 0 comments

On a warm August evening in Madrid a steady stream of tanned customers parade out of a tanning salon -- even in sunny Spain, the need to catch some rays can turn into an addiction.The Spanish capital...

Eyeing election, Spain retirees battle foreign pension tax

Eyeing election, Spain retirees battle foreign pension tax

26 August 2015 | 0 comments

Eyeing a year-end general election, Spanish retirees who worked abroad have stepped up their protests against the cash-strapped government's bid to collect back taxes on their foreign pensions.When Spain...

Trump boots renowned Spanish-language anchor from news conference

Trump boots renowned Spanish-language anchor from news conference

26 August 2015 | 0 comments

Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump booted a journalist from a leading Spanish-language channel out of a news conference Tuesday, telling him to "go back to Univision."The incident, involving...

Gibraltar accuses Spanish customs officers of firing at fishermen

Gibraltar accuses Spanish customs officers of firing at fishermen

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

Gibraltar on Tuesday accused Spanish customs officers of firing four shots in the direction of one of its fishing boats in the tiny British territory's waters.It is the latest in a long string of diplomatic...

Spain detects first case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

Spain detects first case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

Spain has detected its first domestic case of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya in a 60-year-old man in the eastern province of Valencia, officials said Tuesday.The man was "most likely"...

14 suspected IS recruiters arrested in Spain, Morocco

14 suspected IS recruiters arrested in Spain, Morocco

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

Spain and Morocco on Tuesday arrested 14 people on suspicion of belonging to a network that recruited and sent fighters to the Islamic State group. One suspect was detained in Spain while the other 13...

Madrid says 14 held in 'anti-terror' raids in Spain, Morocco

Madrid says 14 held in 'anti-terror' raids in Spain, Morocco

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

Fourteen people were arrested Tuesday in Spain and Morocco during an "anti-terrorist operation" targeting recruiters for the Islamic State group, Spain's interior ministry said.The operation was continuing,...

Spain fare dodger bites off piece of train conductor's ear

Spain fare dodger bites off piece of train conductor's ear

24 August 2015 | 0 comments

Police in Spain were on Monday looking for a fare dodger who bit off part of the ear of a train conductor who asked to see his ticket.The attack happened on a suburban commuter train in Barcelona in northeastern...

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