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Jihadist videos found in Spain may be montage: report

20 January 2017 | 0 comments

Spanish police believe that videos found at the home of a suspected jihadist, showing armed men in front of a central Madrid square, are a montage put together by an informant, a newspaper reported Friday.A...

Spain passes law to settle abusive mortgage claims

20 January 2017 | 0 comments

The Spanish government approved a decree on Friday that gives banks three months to reach a settlement with clients who were sold mortgages with abusive interest rate floors.The goal is to prevent courts...

The fight for mortgage justice for home owners in Spain

20 January 2017 | 0 comments

The abusive nature of these contractual clauses, which makes them void, stems from the description made by the Supreme Court.

Suspected Russian hacker wanted by US jailed in Spain

19 January 2017 | 0 comments

An alleged Russian hacker wanted for fraud has been detained in Spain and jailed pending extradition to the United States, police and a court spokesman said Thursday.Stanislav Lisov, a computer programmer,...

Spanish village hurls turnips to drive away evil

19 January 2017 | 0 comments

Residents of a Spanish town pelted a devil-like character portrayed by a young man with thousands of rock-hard turnips Thursday in a tradition that aims to drive away evil.The centuries-old festival of...

Spain tops global rankings in support for transgender rights

19 January 2017 | 0 comments

A poll by Buzzfeed in 23 countries, discovered that 77% of respondents in Spain believe people should be able to use the bathroom of the sex they most identify with, compared with 62% in the UK and just 47% in the US

Catalan separatists launch new independence campaign

18 January 2017 | 0 comments

Eight months before a controversial -- and still theoretical -- planned independence referendum, Catalan separatists launched a new seduction campaign Sunday to woo voters.

Catalan, Basque leaders snub Spanish regional talks

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's regional tensions took centre stage Tuesday as Catalan and Basque leaders boycotted a major gathering attended by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, in a first.Catalonia chief Carles Puigdemont, who...

Spain 'broadly' passes budget test, EU says

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

The European Commission said Tuesday that Spain's 2017 budget was "broadly" in line with EU deficit rules but the government should be ready to take more remedial action if needed.Spain has exceeded the...

Spain's auto production recovers pre-crisis levels

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's production of automobiles climbed 5.6 percent in 2016 to 2.89 million vehicles, returning to levels only seen just before a devastating economic crisis, the Anfac carmaker association said Tuesday.But...

Topless Madrid protester grabs crotch of Trump... waxwork

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

A topless protester managed to get so close to Donald Trump on Tuesday that she grabbed his crotch... or rather that of his effigy, the latest addition to Madrid's Wax Museum.Shouting "Grab patriarchy...

Spanish bankers with golden parachutes land in jail

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

A Spanish court has jailed five former executives who got millions in severance pay from a struggling bank that later had to be nationalised, a first in a country still reeling from banking bailouts."These...

Asia drives rise in 2016 world tourism numbers: UN

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

The number of international tourists rose by four percent worldwide to 1.2 billion in 2016 as Asians travelled more, but security fears hit visitor arrivals in Europe, the World Tourism Organization (WTO)...

Asia drives rise in 2016 world tourism numbers: UN

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

The number of international tourists rose by four percent worldwide to 1.2 billion in 2016 as Asians travelled more, but security fears hit visitor arrivals in Europe, the World Tourism Organization (WTO)...

Big freeze to hit Andalucia this week

17 January 2017 | 0 comments

Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) has predicted daytime temperatures as low as -4 in during the big freeze, which is set to takeover the region from Wednesday until the weekend.



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