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Exiled Spanish Catalan leader seeks EU mediation
The exiled former president of the Spanish region of Catalonia wants Europe to step in to mediate an end to the stand-off with Madrid, he told AFP Tuesday.In a book on the crisis that forced him to flee...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Ex-French PM Valls expected to run for Barcelona mayor
France's combative former prime minister Manuel Valls is expected to announce Tuesday that he will run for mayor of Barcelona, in what would be an unprecedented bid for political power in another European...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Modric reaches Spanish tax settlement: report
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has reached a deal with Spanish prosecutors, admitting he evaded taxes and agreeing to an eight-month jail sentence likely to be converted into a fine, daily El Mundo...
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Moroccan migrants risk it all to reach Europe
In the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco, 19-year-old Issam crouches near the port after hopping over a fence across one of the only land borders bridging Europe and Africa.He is one of thousands...
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain says it needs to reach Gibraltar accord with UK by mid-October
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Thursday his government was aiming to reach an agreement with the UK over the post-Brexit future of the territory of Gibraltar by the middle of next month."We...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants: Madrid
Spain's foreign minister revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested building a wall along the Sahara desert to stem the arrival of migrants, as he plans to do on the Mexican border."Closing ports...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain 'mastergate' university faces new degree giveaway claims
A Spanish university already accused of gifting degrees to high-profile politicians is also being probed for allegedly giving away diplomas to hundreds of Italian nationals, a court spokesman said Thursday.A...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Accused of plagiarism, Spain PM recognises 'error' in book
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Thursday acknowledged an "error" in a book of his which reportedly reproduces parts of a diplomat's speech without referencing him, just a week after being accused...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Ancient Greece-inspired erotic art sparks debate in Spain
Explicitly erotic sculptures inspired by ancient Greek ceramic art are making waves at a marina in the Spanish city of Valencia.By local artist Antoni Miro, the steel figures provide a foretaste of an...
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

One dead in Madrid Ritz hotel renovations
One worker died and two others were badly hurt after scaffolding collapsed during renovation work at Madrid's Ritz hotel Tuesday, emergency services said."Final toll from the collapse of scaffolding at...
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)