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'Working poor' abound in Spain despite economic recovery
Spain may be the EU's poster child for economic recovery, but impressive growth rates have failed to make a dent in the number of people struggling to make ends meet despite having jobs, the "working...
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spain wants to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040
Spain said Tuesday it wants to outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars from 2040, the latest European country to target polluting vehicles to try to cut emissions.Socialist Prime Minister Pedro...
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Three killed in explosion at Spain fireworks factory
Three people died and another three were injured on Monday in an explosion at a fireworks factory in southern Spain, regional authorities said.The "strong explosion" at the factory in Guadix was felt...
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Former Catalan leader ordered to pay 4.9 mn euros over vote
Spain's audit office on Monday ordered former Catalan president Artur Mas and nine others to repay 4.9 million euros ($5.5 million) of public money spent on staging a 2014 independence referendum.Mas...
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish, French police smash ring smuggling Palestinians
Police in Spain and France have smashed a criminal ring suspected of smuggling hundreds of Palestinians into Europe through fraudulent asylum claims, Spanish police said Sunday.Officers arrested nine...
(Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Weapons-enthusiast detained for threats to kill Spain PM
A man who owned an "arsenal of weapons" was arrested in September for threatening to kill Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, officials said Thursday.The man was detained in the northeastern city of...
(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Ryanair fires six crew members for 'fake' photo
Ryanair said Wednesday it had fired six cabin crew who took a photograph of themselves simulating having to sleep on the floor in Spain's Malaga airport as part of a protest over conditions.The low-cost...
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish PM defies Supreme Court in tax row
Spain's prime minister defied the Supreme Court in a rare move on Wednesday, stating that banks would now have to pay a mortgage tax instead of customers in opposition to what the highest court had ruled."The...
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Spanish 'charity scam' father handed five years jail
A father who caused an uproar in Spain after he used his daughter's rare illness to raise money for mainly personal use was sentenced to five years in jail, court officials said Wednesday.His wife was...
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Grenade-shaped belt buckle sparks scare in Spain train stations
A woman carrying a grenade-shaped belt buckle on a train from Barcelona to Madrid caused havoc on Wednesday, forcing railway stations to be evacuated as well as delays.Police in Barcelona said they were...
(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)