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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)

Flamenco star Galvan herds cats in new circus show
Israel Galvan, the brooding star of modern flamenco, is used to conjuring up miracles on stage.But in his new show Galvan has to herd cats.The Spanish dancer shares the stage with an extended family of...
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish golfer found dead at US course, man charged with murder
Police have charged a man with the premeditated murder of a Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who investigators say was assaulted and killed on a golf course in the US state of Iowa.The 22-year-old's...
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain rejects extraditing 'Swiss Leaks' Falciani
A Spanish court ruled Tuesday against extraditing Herve Falciani, a former HSBC analyst who leaked documents alleging widespread tax evasion, to Switzerland.The National Court said in a statement that...
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Smugglers pave path for migrants from Africa to Europe
They scale barbed-wire topped fences and cross the sea in inflatable boats or jet skis -- more than 36,000 migrants entered Spain this year seeking a better life in Europe. Almost all of them relied on...
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)