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Airbus admits 'assembly quality problem' after A400M crash

Airbus admits 'assembly quality problem' after A400M crash

28 May 2015 | 0 comments

Analysis of the flight recorders of the A400M which crashed in Spain on May 9, killing four, indicated there were no structural faults but assembly quality problems, a senior Airbus executive said in...

Airbus admits 'assembly quality problem' after A400M crash

Airbus admits 'assembly quality problem' after A400M crash

28 May 2015 | 0 comments

Analysis of the flight recorders of the A400M which crashed in Spain on May 9, killing four, indicated there were no structural faults but assembly quality problems, a senior Airbus executive said in...

Spain judge opens terrorism case against Boko Haram

Spain judge opens terrorism case against Boko Haram

28 May 2015 | 0 comments

A Spanish High Court judge said Thursday he has agreed to hear a lawsuit against Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram and its leader Abubakar Shekau for crimes against humanity and terrorism.Judge...

French police raid finds suspected ETA weapons

French police raid finds suspected ETA weapons

28 May 2015 | 0 comments

Police raided a villa in the southern French town of Biarritz on Thursday and found weapons and bomb-making materials thought to belong to Basque separatist group ETA, according to security sources."The...

Kerry to meet Iran FM in Geneva Saturday: US

Kerry to meet Iran FM in Geneva Saturday: US

27 May 2015 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva this weekend to meet with his Iranian counterpart amid a push to seal a landmark nuclear deal by June 30, US officials said Wednesday.Kerry will...

Spain police bust gang trafficking Afghans to Europe

27 May 2015 | 0 comments

Police arrested 24 people in Spain and Britain in raids on a gang that made $4.25 million in six months from trafficking Afghan migrants to Europe, the Spanish government said Wednesday.Officers in Spain...

Spanish police rescue girl sold for marriage by parents

27 May 2015 | 0 comments

Spain police said Wednesday they had rescued an 11-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and beaten after she was sold by her parents for marriage for 17,000 euros ($18,500). Police detained five people...

Debt puts sting in tail of Spain regional vote

Debt puts sting in tail of Spain regional vote

27 May 2015 | 0 comments

New regional leaders in Spain will find a financial sting in the tail of their election victories when they take over administrations swamped in debt.Groups such as the left-wing Podemos and centrist...

Madrid's mayor candidate proposes pact to stop Podemos

Madrid's mayor candidate proposes pact to stop Podemos

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

The candidate for mayor of Madrid of Spain's governing Popular Party (PP) has offered the opposition Socialists a pact to block a far-left anti-austerity politician from winning control of the city.

Conservative Madrid mayor candidate proposes pact to stop Podemos

Conservative Madrid mayor candidate proposes pact to stop Podemos

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

The centre-right Popular Party contender for Madrid's city hall, Esperanza Aguirre, on Monday proposed a pact to the Socialist Party to stop the candidate backed by far-left anti-austerity party Podemos...

Spain's top court overturns regional anti-eviction law

Spain's top court overturns regional anti-eviction law

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's Constitutional Court struck down a regional law which blocked banks from repossessing homes from the most needy families for up to three years.

More than 22 pct of Spaniards in poverty in 2013

More than 22 pct of Spaniards in poverty in 2013

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

More than 22 percent of people in Spain were living in poverty in 2013, the year the country's recession officially ended, new official data shows.

Amazon says has begun declaring sales in UK, Germany, Spain, Italy

Amazon says has begun declaring sales in UK, Germany, Spain, Italy

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Online retail giant Amazon said it has started declaring sales made in major European markets in the respective countries instead of Luxembourg, meaning it will pay taxes on the sales in the nations.Amazon's...

Spanish voters push parties to form coalitions: analysts

Spanish voters push parties to form coalitions: analysts

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

By voting in local elections for upstart parties that vow to fight corruption and an economic downturn, Spanish voters will force their politicians to learn to form coalitions, analysts say.Prime Minister...

No need to feel blue – Spain has world’s cleanest beaches

No need to feel blue – Spain has world’s cleanest beaches

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Spain’s beaches were awarded a record-breaking 577 Blue Flags (FEE), denoting cleanliness among a number of factors, with Galicia leading the way.

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