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Spanish jobless claims rise for first time in 7 months

Spanish jobless claims rise for first time in 7 months

2 September 2015 | 0 comments

Spain registered in August its first a increase in jobless claims in seven months, data showed Wednesday, but with elections just months away the government dismissed it as a seasonal uptick that does...

Madrid joins Barcelona in network to help migrants

Madrid joins Barcelona in network to help migrants

1 September 2015 | 0 comments

Madrid said Tuesday it was joining Barcelona's initiative to form a "network of cities" to welcome some of the hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants arriving in Europe.The two cities, where left-wing...

Spain police search home of France train suspect's parents

Spain police search home of France train suspect's parents

1 September 2015 | 0 comments

Police in Spain on Tuesday searched the family home of an alleged jihadist accused of launching a foiled attack on a French express train last month.Officers searched an apartment in the southern city...

Critics vote 'Mad Max' best movie of the year

Critics vote 'Mad Max' best movie of the year

1 September 2015 | 0 comments

International critics have voted "Mad Max: Fury Road" as their best film of the year, their main federation said Tuesday.The action movie shot by Australian director George Miller will be awarded the...

Spain police free kidnapped man, detain 10 French nationals

Spain police free kidnapped man, detain 10 French nationals

1 September 2015 | 0 comments

Police in Spain said Tuesday they freed a young Spaniard kidnapped and held for a ransom of 35,000 euros ($39,000) for six days in southern Spain, and arrested ten French nationals.A statement said police...

Migrant crisis 'Europe's greatest challenge' in coming years: Rajoy

1 September 2015 | 0 comments

The record influx of refugees and migrants is Europe's "greatest challenge" for the coming years, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday in Berlin.In a joint press conference with German...

Death toll in Spain fireworks factory explosion rises to six

1 September 2015 | 0 comments

The death toll from an explosion at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain rose to six after police found a body in the ruins of the plant, local authorities said Tuesday.Six people were in hospital,...

Spain to extradite Belgian diamond trafficking suspect

Spain to extradite Belgian diamond trafficking suspect

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

A US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and diamond trafficking during Sierra Leone's civil war will be extradited to Belgium, a Spanish court official said Monday.Police on Friday detained Michel...

Spain to extradite Belgian diamond trafficking suspect

Spain to extradite Belgian diamond trafficking suspect

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

A US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and trafficking diamonds in Sierra Leone during the west African country's civil war will be extradited to Belgium which sought his arrest, a Spanish court...

Five dead in explosion at Spain fireworks factory

Five dead in explosion at Spain fireworks factory

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

At least five people died and another six were injured on Monday in an explosion at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain, local authorities said.Two of the injured in the blast at the factory on...

Three missing, three injured in explosion at Spain fireworks factory

Three missing, three injured in explosion at Spain fireworks factory

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

Three people were injured and three were missing following an explosion on Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain, local authorities said.One of the injured in the blast at the factory near...

Spanish rail workers set to strike in September

Spanish rail workers set to strike in September

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

A workers’ strike from Spanish rail network Renfe employees is set for Friday 4 September, the first of four strikes set by its Spanish train workers’ union.

Spanish flat shares for students are among Europe’s cheapest

Spanish flat shares for students are among Europe’s cheapest

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

While Spanish shared housing costs well below the European average, students in the UK pay almost four times as much

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week

31 August 2015 | 0 comments

UK PMIs, ECB decision and US non-farm payrolls. [Contributed by TorFX]

Spanish bull run deaths rise to 12

Spanish bull run deaths rise to 12

30 August 2015 | 1 comment

A man in his 60s died on Sunday after being gored in a bull run in Spain, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 this year, the deadliest in 15 years.The man died on the spot at the start of the run...

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