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Italy's Osteria Francescana crowned world's best restaurant again

19 June 2018 | 0 comments

Italy's Osteria Francescana was crowned the world's best restaurant for the second time on Tuesday at an awards ceremony put on by British trade magazine Restaurant, beating out top eateries in Spain...

Tributes paid to London graffiti artists killed by train

19 June 2018 | 0 comments

Tributes were paid Tuesday to three young men who were hit by a train while spraying graffiti in London.The bodies of Harrison Scott-Hood and Jack Gilbert, both 23, and 19-year-old Alberto Fresneda Carrasco...

New Spanish PM to meet with France's Macron Saturday

19 June 2018 | 0 comments

Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said he will head to Paris Saturday to meet with President Emmanuel Macron and is also planning to visit Germany and possibly Portugal.In his first television...

Race to replace Rajoy as head of embattled Spanish conservatives

19 June 2018 | 0 comments

The race to lead Spain's graft-tainted conservative Popular Party gathered pace Tuesday, as two women who were heavyweight ministers in Mariano Rajoy's ousted government announced their candidacy.Former...

New Spain PM to move Catalan, Basque prisoners closer to home

18 June 2018 | 0 comments

Spain's new Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Monday he wants jailed Catalan separatists leaders and Basque separatist group ETA prisoners to be moved to prisons in their home regions.Moving...

Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France': Spanish govt

18 June 2018 | 0 comments

Almost half of the 630 migrants that were rescued from the Mediterranean and arrived in Spain's port of Valencia at the weekend want to seek asylum in France, the Spanish government said Monday.The migrants...

Spanish king's brother-in-law: Olympic glory to royal shame

18 June 2018 | 0 comments

A tall and dapper former handball player with two Olympic medals to his name, Inaki Urdangarin went from the "ideal son-in-law" to the black sheep of Spain's royal family, brought down by a corruption...

Spanish king's brother-in-law jailed over graft conviction

18 June 2018 | 0 comments

The Spanish king's brother-in-law was jailed Monday after losing an appeal against a graft conviction, the prison authorities said.Inaki Urdangarin, the husband of King Felipe's sister Cristina, entered...

Spain king's brother-in-law starts jail term for embezzlement

18 June 2018 | 0 comments

The Spanish king's brother-in-law began a six-year jail sentence on Monday, drawing a line under a long-running corruption scandal that enraged the public and brought shame on the royal family.Inaki Urdangarin,...

Spain's new government to remove Franco's remains from mausoleum

18 June 2018 | 0 comments

Spain's new Socialist government is determined to remove the remains of Francisco Franco from a vast mausoleum near Madrid and turn it into a place of "reconciliation" for a country still coming to terms...

Red Cross urges Europe to follow Spain and show migrant 'solidarity'

17 June 2018 | 0 comments

The head of the Red Cross urged European Union member states Sunday to follow Spain's example of welcoming a rejected migrant ship and "put into practice" the humanitarian values promoted by the bloc.Spain...

Aquarius ship migrants finally reach land in Spain after week-long odyssey

17 June 2018 | 0 comments

The 630 migrants whose rescue sparked a major migration row in Europe began disembarking in Spain on Sunday, after a turbulent week that saw Italy turn away the Aquarius ship.An Italian navy boat, the...

Aquarius ship migrants to finally reach land in Spain

17 June 2018 | 0 comments

The 630 migrants whose rescue sparked a major migration row in Europe were finally due to disembark in Spain on Sunday, after a turbulent week that saw Italy turn away the Aquarius ship.The migrants,...

Aquarius ship migrants finally reach land in Spain after week-long odyssey

17 June 2018 | 0 comments

The 630 migrants whose rescue sparked a major migration row in Europe began disembarking in Spain on Sunday, after a turbulent week that saw Italy turn away the Aquarius ship.The first of three ships...

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

16 June 2018 | 0 comments

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.The new rightwing...



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