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France charges man allegedly linked to Barcelona attack

23 February 2018 | 0 comments

A man has been charged in France over alleged links to a suspect in last year's deadly jihadist attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside resort, a French legal source said Friday.The man, in his early...

Support for Catalan at lowest level since 2014: survey

23 February 2018 | 0 comments

Support for Catalan independence plummeted in January to the lowest level in four years in the wealthy northwestern Spanish region that is home to some 7.5 million people, a survey said Friday.A failed...

British Airways-owner announces slight profit rise

23 February 2018 | 0 comments

IAG, which owns British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, said Friday that full-year net profit gained only slightly, as restructuring costs offset benefits from the demise of smaller rivals.Profit...

Exiled Catalan pro-independence lawmaker demands 'justice'

23 February 2018 | 0 comments

Anna Gabriel, a pro-independence former member of the Catalan parliament, says she has not sought to flee justice in choosing Swiss exile, but on the contrary wants to see justice done."I have not abandoned...

Earliest cave art belonged to Neanderthals, not humans: study

22 February 2018 | 0 comments

The world's oldest known cave art was crafted by Neanderthals more than 20,000 years before modern humans arrived in Europe, showing that our extinct cousins were capable of symbolic thinking just like...

Picasso's hidden mistress set to fetch millions at sale

22 February 2018 | 0 comments

A Pablo Picasso painting depicting his muse Marie-Therese Walter with future lover Dora Maar emerging from the shadows behind is expected to fetch an eye-watering sum at a London sale next week.The 1937...

Retirees protest across Spain over 'shameful' pensions

22 February 2018 | 0 comments

Thousands of retirees took to the streets in protest across Spain on Thursday, calling on the government to raise pensions and defend the social security system.The pensioners, many with whistles and...

Space-X lobs Spanish military satellite into orbit

22 February 2018 | 0 comments

Elon Musk's Space-X sent a Spanish military satellite into orbit Thursday in a hitch-less liftoff from California, extending the private space company's record of successful launches.Space-X, which proved...

Spain's Repsol to sell 20% stake in Gas Natural

22 February 2018 | 0 comments

Spanish oil and energy giant Repsol said Thursday it has agreed to sell its 20-percent stake in rival Gas Natural to a company controlled by investment fund CVC for 3.8 billion euros ($4.7 billion).Repsol...

Basque separatist group ETA puts dissolution to vote: report

22 February 2018 | 0 comments

Basque militant separatist group ETA has put its proposed dissolution to an internal vote, according to extracts of a letter by its leaders published Thursday in Basque newspaper Gara.ETA, accused of...

Madrid art fair pulls Catalan 'political prisoners' installation

21 February 2018 | 0 comments

An installation by a controversial Spanish artist which refers to Catalan separatist leaders as "political prisoners" was removed Wednesday from a major Madrid art fair at the request of the venue's operator.The...

Spain court orders arrest of self-exiled Catalan separatist

21 February 2018 | 0 comments

A Spanish court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant valid only in Spain for a former Catalan MP who is in self-imposed exile in Switzerland to avoid jail while she is investigated over her role in the...

Spanish rapper jailed over glorifying terror

21 February 2018 | 0 comments

The Spanish Supreme Court has upheld a three-and-a-half-year jail sentence for a rapper for a series of lyrics that glorified terrorism and insulted the crown.The court decision on Tuesday left the country...

Iberdrola says profits up due to US, Brazil

21 February 2018 | 0 comments

Spain's largest power company, Iberdrola, said Wednesday that the US tax reforms and the strong performance of its Brazilian subsidiary helped boost group profits last year.Iberdrola said in a statement...

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

20 February 2018 | 0 comments

A Spanish court on Tuesday allowed an Ivory Coast man to walk free, with only a small fine to pay, after his son was found crammed into a suitcase at a border crossing.Prosecutors had initially sought...



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