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Spanish police arrest man over Barcelona attacks

22 September 2017 | 0 comments

Spanish police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of cooperating with a cell behind attacks that killed 16 people in Barcelona and another seaside resort last month, the interior ministry said Friday.The...

EU silence on Catalan crisis masks concerns

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

As Catalonia's independence referendum crisis deepens, EU officials are staying doggedly tight-lipped even as diplomats privately voice serious concern at a situation some regard as a challenge to fundamental...

Neanderthal boy's skull grew like a human child's: study

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

The first analysis of a Neanderthal boy's skull uncovered in Spain suggests that he grew much like a modern boy would, in another sign that our extinct ancestors were similar to us, researchers said Thursday.The...

Catalan referendum organisers fined up to 12,000 euros a day

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's Constitutional Court said Thursday it had decided to fine 24 Catalan officials involved in plans for an outlawed independence referendum up to 12,000 euros ($14,300) a day, the latest measure...

Key dates in Catalonia's push for independence

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

Thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona on Thursday for a second day after police detained key members of the team organising the October 1 Catalan independence referendum which Madrid deems...

Catalonia's most pro-independence town determined to vote

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

The translator of "Harry Potter" and a Congolese priest are but some of the 2,200 residents in the Catalan town of L'Esquirol, the region's most enthusiastically separatist town.And they are determined...

Scottish leader raises concern over Catalonia crisis

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon expressed concern Thursday about the Spanish government's crackdown in Catalonia, as demonstrators gathered in Glasgow in support of self-determination.Sturgeon...

Ryanair offer pilots €12,000 to buy back holidays as thousands hit by Spani...

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

Budget airline publishes full list of cancelled flights

Spain charters ferries to house Catalan police backups

21 September 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's interior ministry has chartered three ferries to house police sent to back up forces in Catalonia where Madrid is pulling out the stops to halt an outlawed independence referendum, authorities...

Day-long separatist protest in Barcelona heads into night

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

"The time has come. Let's resist peacefully." Thousands responded to the call to protest sent out by Catalan separatists on Wednesday, gathering in front of regional government buildings in Barcelona...

Zara owner Inditex says strong euro hit first half results

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's fashion retail giant Inditex, owner of popular brand Zara, said its first half net profit rose 9.0 percent but the results were eroded by the strong euro.The company posted a net profit of 1.36...

Madrid has imposed 'de facto' state of emergency in Catalonia: regional lea...

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

Catalonia's leader accused Madrid Wednesday of imposing a "de facto state of emergency" in the Spanish region, with a series of measures to prevent an illegal independence referendum taking place.In a...

Ryanair offer pilots €12,000 to buy back holidays as thousands hit by Spani...

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

Budget airline publishes full list of cancelled flights.

Spain police search Catalan govt headquarters amid referendum row

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's Guardia Civil police on Wednesday searched several headquarters in Barcelona of Catalonia's regional government, a Catalan government spokesman said.The operation comes amid mounting tensions...

Stop 'escalation,' Spain PM tells Catalan separatists as protests rage

20 September 2017 | 0 comments

Spain's prime minister called Wednesday on Catalan separatist leaders to end their "escalation" as several thousand people took to the streets of Barcelona to protest at Madrid's attempts to stop a banned...



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