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Spain's first 'stolen babies' case comes to trial

24 June 2018 | 0 comments

A former doctor will go on trial on Tuesday in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during...

Over 400 migrants saved off Spain: rescue service

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

A total of 418 migrants were rescued in three operations off the coast of Spain on Saturday, the national rescue service said.In the largest of these, 262 people on 15 vessels were rescued in the Strait...

Police smash rings that smuggled Moroccan minors into Spain

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

Police have broken up two gangs suspected of smuggling minors from Morocco into Spain on jet skis, boats or hidden inside trucks, charging thousands of euros for the crossing, Spanish police and Europol...

Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Cyprus: other EU bailouts

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

The bailout of Greece, where eurozone ministers have declared a severe debt crisis to be over, is the biggest, but not the only, financial rescue of a European Union country.Four other members states...

Protests in Spain as Pamplona sexual abuse gang released on bail

21 June 2018 | 0 comments

Protesters took to the streets in Spain Thursday after a court ordered the release on bail of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing a young woman at Pamplona's bull-running festival.The...

Italy says Spain should take 'next four' migrant boats

20 June 2018 | 0 comments

Italy's far-right interior minister on Wednesday accused Spain of failing in its commitments to receive migrants, saying it should take "the next four" rescue boats after Madrid welcomed one rejected...

Officials target 'alcohol tourism' in Mallorca poster drive

20 June 2018 | 0 comments

Local authorities on Spain's holiday Island of Mallorca have put up 20 posters warning of heavy penalties for nudity, fighting and other alcohol-fuelled misbehaviour, it was announced on Wednesday.Revellers...

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...



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