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Police raid Spanish ruling party offices in graft probe

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

Spanish police on Thursday raided the offices of construction firm OHL and the Popular Party of acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a corruption probe, a judicial source said.The source said police...

Spain dismantles falcon trafficking ring destined for UAE races

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

Spanish police said Thursday they had dismantled an international ring that smuggled falcons to the United Arab Emirates, where bird-of-prey racing is an elite sport."Over the past few years, more than...

Spain's acting PM may ask EU for leeway in reducing deficit

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy indicated Thursday he may be willing to ask Brussels for leeway in reducing the country's deficit, following EU scepticism over his government's "optimistic"...

Europe’s first-ever underwater museum to open in Spain

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

Accessible only to snorkelers and divers, Europe’s first underwater museum is opening in the waters off of Lanzarote.

Number of new buildings to be constructed doubles in 2016 from the last two...

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

So, the property situation in Spain is looking brighter as each year goes by and the crisis is left behind.

Spanish sun attracts tourists shunning attack-hit Mediterranean resorts

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

It's low season and the sun in Barcelona shines only timidly, but Noel Sheehan's cycling tours are doing a roaring trade as holiday-makers shun their usual Mediterranean tourism hotspots after a spate...

Spanish court scraps Dutch man's sex offence sentence due to new DNA proof

10 February 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a six-and-a-half year prison sentence for a Dutch man convicted of sexual assault after new DNA evidence emerged indicating that a British man was the culprit.But...

Spanish police hold US military wife for stabbing baby daughter

10 February 2016 | 0 comments

Spanish police on Wednesday detained an American woman for repeatedly stabbing her ten-month-old daughter after she was seen running naked in the streets shouting insults and threats.The woman, the wife...

Spanish puppeteers held over ETA word-play freed after outcry

10 February 2016 | 0 comments

A Spanish court on Wednesday ordered the release of two puppeteers jailed for allegedly "glorifying terrorism" when they made a play-on-words on banned Basque separatist ETA during a show, after their...

Landlords and pensioners are main investors in cheap property in Barcelona

10 February 2016 | 0 comments

With the current financial situation in Spain as it is now, with interest rates close to 0% and stock market shares falling, this precise moment has never been so enticing to new investors on the property market.

Spanish potholers trapped in southwest France are alive: police

10 February 2016 | 0 comments

Seven Spanish potholers who were trapped in a cave in southwestern France have been found and are unhurt but remain underground, French police said Wednesday."Contact has been made. They are still 300...

Seven Spanish potholers trapped in southwest France: police

10 February 2016 | 0 comments

Seven Spanish potholers were trapped Wednesday in a cave in southwestern France, French police said, in an area battered hard by storms in recent days.Eight of an original group of 15 managed to escape...

Court hears of lucrative contracts at Spanish princess' fraud trial

9 February 2016 | 0 comments

The first defendant to take the stand in Spain's landmark corruption trial involving Princess Cristina spoke Tuesday of lucrative no-bid contracts allegedly negotiated after playing sports at a royal...

Trial of Spain's Princess Cristina resumes

9 February 2016 | 0 comments

Spanish Princess Cristina's trial for tax evasion charges in a corruption scandal over her husband's business dealings resumed on Tuesday with the start of questioning of defendants in the case.The princess,...

Controversy mounts as Spanish artists held over ETA word-play

8 February 2016 | 0 comments

Two puppeteers detailed for allegedly "glorifying terrorism" with a play on words on ETA during a show asked to be freed Monday, as controversy over the case mounted.The artists were held after a Friday...

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