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One dead as Morocco navy fires on migrant boat
Morocco's navy on Tuesday fired on a boat carrying migrants that refused to respond to its orders, leaving a young woman dead and three other Moroccans wounded, local officials said.The patrol was "forced"...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish minister under fire over meeting with graft-tainted police chief
Spain's justice minister faced calls to resign on Tuesday after audio recordings emerged of her having lunch nearly a decade ago with a retired police chief under investigation for money laundering.In...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish PM to visit Cuba
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has accepted an invitation from Cuba's president to make an official visit to the island -- the first by a Spanish premier in over 30 years, his office said Tuesday.During...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Screen legend Judi Dench honoured at Spain film festival
British screen legend Judi Dench was honoured Tuesday with a lifetime achievement award at Spain's famous San Sebastian film festival.The 83-year-old actress, who won an Oscar in 1999 for her role as...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Paris says France, Spain, Germany, Portugal to share Aquarius migrants
France, Germany, Spain and Portugal will take in the 58 migrants aboard the Aquarius rescue ship, the French government said Tuesday, confirming another deal to share out migrants rescued in the Mediterranean.France...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Voting and running for election in another EU state
France's ex-prime minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday became the most high profile beneficiary of European Union rules under which its citizens can vote and stand in local elections in other EU states.Here...
(Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

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)