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Germanwings victims remembered in Barcelona memorial service

Germanwings victims remembered in Barcelona memorial service

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Some 1,500 people attended a memorial service Monday at Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia Cathedral, and paid homage to the 150 people killed in last month's Germanwings plane crash.The March 24 budget...

China has world's 2nd biggest wine-growing area: trade group

China has world's 2nd biggest wine-growing area: trade group

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

China now has the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, according to figures released Monday by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine.The...

Spain's recovery threatened by political instability, Greece: Rajoy

Spain's recovery threatened by political instability, Greece: Rajoy

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's economic recovery is being threatened by political instability and the crisis in debt-plagued Greece, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Monday."At the moment, I see as enemies of Spain's recovery...

Key Syrian domestic opposition activist flees to Spain

Key Syrian domestic opposition activist flees to Spain

27 April 2015 | 0 comments

Prominent Syrian opposition activist Louay Hussein has evaded a travel ban and fled to Spain, days before he was due to face a verdict on charges of "weakening national sentiment". "I arrived in Spain...

New book shows Spain's royals no longer untouchable: experts

New book shows Spain's royals no longer untouchable: experts

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

A new tell-all book that details what led to Spanish king Juan Carlos giving up the throne would never have been published just a few years ago in a Spain still deferential to the royal family, experts...

Oil from Russian trawler wreck reaches Canaries' beaches

25 April 2015 | 0 comments

Oil from the wreck of a Russian trawler that sank off the Canary Islands last week has washed up on the beaches of the picturesque tourist islands, Spain said on Friday."On Thursday and the morning (of...

Spain rejects extraditing trader in 'London Whale' case to US

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Spanish authorities have refused to extradite a former JPMorgan bank trader to the United States where he faces criminal charges in the massive "London Whale" fraud scandal.Spain's national court rejected...

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, in a bleak reminder of the challenges the country faces as it seeks to cement a fragile economic recovery.The...

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's already high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, in a bleak reminder of the challenges the country faces as it seeks to cement a fragile economic recovery.The...

Spain locates sunken Russian trawler off Canaries

Spain locates sunken Russian trawler off Canaries

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

A Russian fishing trawler that sank last week off Spain's Canary Islands has been found and is still losing fuel, Public Works Minister Ana Pastor said Wednesday.An underwater robot deployed on Tuesday...

Spain's ex-king led 'double life' with German aristocrat, new book says

Spain's ex-king led 'double life' with German aristocrat, new book says

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos had an affair with a German aristocrat for the last 10 years of his reign, according to a new book about the monarch.

Spain locates sunken Russian trawler off Canaries

Spain locates sunken Russian trawler off Canaries

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

A Russian fishing trawler that sank last week off Spain's Canary Islands has been found and is still losing fuel, Public Works Minister Ana Pastor said Wednesday.A robot sent into the Atlantic on Tuesday...

Spain recalls ambassador to Venezuela as row deepens

Spain recalls ambassador to Venezuela as row deepens

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

Spain recalled its ambassador to Caracas Wednesday after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused Madrid of "terrorism", as a row between the two countries intensified."Given the level of verbal irritation...

Boy in Spain attack 'burst into tears' after killing teacher

Boy in Spain attack 'burst into tears' after killing teacher

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

A 13-year-old boy armed with a crossbow and knife who killed a teacher at his school in Spain "burst into tears" after he realised what he had done, the gym teacher who subdued him said Tuesday.David...

Less foreigners in jobless Spain for third straight year

Less foreigners in jobless Spain for third straight year

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

The number of foreigners living in Spain fell in 2014 for the third straight year, as the country struggles with a sky-high unemployment rate.

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