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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

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

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

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

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.

Angry voters change political landscape in Spain polls

Angry voters change political landscape in Spain polls

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

Spain faced a dramatically changed political landscape on Monday after voters in local elections abandoned traditional parties, with anti-austerity groups topping polls in Barcelona and possibly taking...

Podemos-backed candidate sure she will be Madrid mayor

Podemos-backed candidate sure she will be Madrid mayor

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

The anti-austerity protest contender for Madrid's city hall, Manuela Carmena, said Monday she was confident she would become mayor after tying with the governing conservatives in an election.Asked by...

'Outraged' voters shake up political landscape in Spain local polls

'Outraged' voters shake up political landscape in Spain local polls

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

Spain faced a dramatically changed political landscape on Monday after voters in local elections abandoned traditional parties, with an anti-austerity protest movement topping polls in Barcelona and possibly...

Spanish local election shakes up political landscape

Spanish local election shakes up political landscape

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

Spain faced a changed political landscape Monday after the "Indignado" protest movement gave the ruling conservative rivals a battering in local elections, topping the vote in Barcelona and shattering...

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