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Spanish police seize record 100 tonnes of contraband tobacco

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spanish police have seized a record 100 tonnes of contraband tobacco worth 16 million euros ($18 million) and arrested 13 people suspected of selling it over the internet, they said Thursday.The tobacco...

Spain's Socialists on brink of 'civil war'

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Socialist Party was on the verge of "civil war" Thursday after half its leadership staged a coup, in what could turn out to be good news for those desperate to end the country's political deadlock."A...

Telefonica cancels Telxius listing due to weak investor interest

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Debt-burdened Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica said Thursday it had cancelled a listing of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius due to weak investor demand.The company said in a statement it would continue...

Catalan leader wins regional backing for independence vote

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Catalan regional lawmakers on Thursday approved regional President Carles Puigdemont's plans to call a referendum next year on independence from Spain, which has been without a fully functioning government...

Asia powers 4-percent rise in world tourism in first half: UN

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

International tourism grew 4.0 percent in the first half of this year, with Asia posting the strongest growth, the World Tourism Organisation said Thursday.At around 561 million, the number of international...

Catalan leader wins backing of regional parliament for independence referen...

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Catalan regional lawmakers on Thursday approved regional President Carles Puigdemont's plan to call a referendum next year on independence from Spain, which has been without a fully functioning government...

Spain's Socialists on brink of 'civil war'

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Socialist Party was on the verge of "civil war" Thursday after half its leadership staged a coup, in what could turn out to be good news for those desperate to end the country's political deadlock."A...

Spain's Socialists on brink of 'civil war'

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Socialist Party was on the verge of "civil war" Thursday after half its leadership staged a coup, in what could turn out to be good news for those desperate to end the country's political deadlock."A...

Political limbo, separatism: Spain in perfect storm

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain is going through one of the worst political storms in its modern history: it has no fully functioning government, the region of Catalonia is threatening to secede and the Socialist party is at risk...

Thousands of expats to be able to vote in next UK election

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Even if they have lived abroad more than 15 years.

Members of an ‘ISIS Facebook cell’ with tens of thousands of Spanish-speaki...

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

FOUR Spaniards and a Moroccan man were arrested yesterday for promoting and glorifying Islamist militancy on Facebook.

Spain's Socialists on brink of 'civil war'

29 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Socialist Party was on the verge of "civil war" Thursday after half its leadership staged a coup, in what could turn out to be good news for those desperate to end the country's political deadlock."A...

Spain's Socialist party hit by 'coup' attempt

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Socialist party was hit by a "coup" attempt Wednesday with half of its leadership quitting in a bid to oust leader Pedro Sanchez and unblock the country's political deadlock.But while Sanchez...

Spain's Socialist party hit by 'coup' attempt

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Spain's Socialist party was hit by a "coup" attempt Wednesday with half of its leadership quitting in a bid to oust leader Pedro Sanchez, as the country's political deadlock took its toll.But while Sanchez...

Spanish court jails ex-Guantanamo inmate

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

A Spanish court jailed a former Guantanamo Bay inmate for 11 and a half years Wednesday after convicting him of leading a recruitment cell that sent jihadists to fight in Syria.The National Court sentenced...

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