12/28/2020 - Pfizer Delays Vaccine Deliveries To 8 European Nations: Spain
12/28/2020 - Coronavirus: Spain to keep registry of those who refuse Covid vaccine
01/11/2021 - Brexit leaves Spain's Costa Brits facing dilemmas
02/02/2021 - Spain's vaccine delays hamper fight against pandemic
02/04/2021 - Iran asks Spain to extradite former diplomat's playboy son
02/05/2021 - Spain Limits AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine To People Under 55
02/05/2021 - Spain Detects First Case Of Brazil Coronavirus Variant
02/14/2021 - Spain migrant worker camp fire: 'Our house is burning'
02/14/2021 - Catalonia Spain: Separatists set to boost majority in regional parliament
02/15/2021 - Spain: Rapper Pablo Hasel locks himself in university to avoid jail
02/16/2021 - Spain: Rapper Pablo Hasel arrested after police enter university
02/17/2021 - Pablo Hasel protests: Thousands demand rapper's release in Spain
02/18/2021 - Dozens arrested as rapper's jailing over tweets sparks fury in Spain
02/21/2021 - Fifth night of violent protests in Spain; coalition government divided over the gag law which triggered the rioting
03/03/2021 - Covid-19: Backlash in Spain over princesses getting UAE vaccines
03/11/2021 - Spain expects to roll out vaccine "Digital Green Pass" by May 19 for FITUR tourism fair
03/12/2021 - April 30, a critical date for when Falklands first squid catches are landed in Spain
03/15/2021 - UK, Gibraltar/Spain international agreement of Taxation has entered into force
03/16/2021 - Saudi US$ 100 million "gift" to Spain's Juan Carlos I investigated by Swiss prosecutor
03/18/2021 - Spain Approves Law Legalising Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide
03/18/2021 - Spain passes law allowing euthanasia
03/22/2021 - Spain Raises Upper Age Limit For AstraZeneca Vaccine To 65 Years
03/30/2021 - Beware the return of the Iberian wolf, say Spain's farmers
04/03/2021 - Spain drug bust: 'Speedboat smugglers' arrested
04/15/2021 - Spain passes child abuse law backed by UK pianist
04/19/2021 - Spain dismantles workshop making 3D-printed weapons
04/21/2021 - Man on trial in Madrid, Spain, for 'killing and eating his mother'
04/27/2021 - No sign of infection after test concert in Spain, researchers say
04/27/2021 - Spain To Impose 10-Day Quarantine On Travellers From India
04/28/2021 - Covid: Spain hopes for tourists as EU votes on digital passports
05/01/2021 - Germany, France, Spain aim for fighter jet agreement next week
05/01/2021 - Spain's far-right Vox eye share of power in Madrid
05/08/2021 - Paraguayan President Abdo meets with Spain's FM
05/11/2021 - Alberto Fernandez lands in Spain before heading for France, where military officers claim “a civil war is brewing”
05/12/2021 - Argentine President Fernández vows strategic agreement with Spain to be built
05/17/2021 - Over 100 Moroccan migrants swim to Spain's Ceuta enclave
05/18/2021 - Migrants determined to enter Spain's Ceuta enclave: 'Either I'll die or I'll cross'
05/18/2021 - Ceuta: Spain sends troops as 6,000 migrants enter enclave
05/19/2021 - Spain migrants: 'I said goodbye to my family and left with nothing'
05/20/2021 - Ceuta migrants: The photos that captured Spain's attention
05/21/2021 - Spain to lift restrictions for UK and Japanese travellers
05/27/2021 - Spain eyes Latin America and Mercosur for its new international economy strategy
06/04/2021 - Ceuta and Melilla: Spain's enclaves in North Africa
06/07/2021 - Spain Opens Borders To All COVID-19 Vaccinated Travellers
06/18/2021 - Spain To Lift Outdoor Mask Requirement From June 26, Says PM
06/21/2021 - Spain confirms plans to pardon Catalan separatists
06/21/2021 - Princess Latifa: Photo appears to show Dubai ruler's daughter in Spain
06/22/2021 - Spain pardons Catalan leaders over independence bid
06/23/2021 - Spain Court Agrees To Extradite Of McAfee Founder To US
06/26/2021 - Spain Drops Outdoor Mask Rule, But Many Stay Covered Up
06/29/2021 - Euthanasia law in force in Spain pending Constitutional Court ruling
07/06/2021 - "Only Yes Is Yes": Spain Moves To Tighten Rape Law
07/14/2021 - Covid: Spain's top court rules lockdown unconstitutional
07/17/2021 - Hundreds Evacuated After Wildfire In Spain's Costa Brava
07/21/2021 - Spain arrest over celebrity Twitter accounts hack
08/03/2021 - Tokyo Olympics: USA men's basketball team beat Spain to reach last four
08/03/2021 - Neanderthal markings in Spain suggest cave art, study says
08/05/2021 - Russian gay family flees to Spain after threats
08/06/2021 - Snickers Spain pulls TV advert after homophobia accusations
08/07/2021 - Tokyo Olympics: Brazil defend men's football title with win over Spain
08/08/2021 - These Prehistoric Spain Cave Paintings Show Neanderthals Were...
08/20/2021 - Spain migrants: Sole survivor rescued in dinghy in Atlantic
08/20/2021 - European Union Top Officials To Visit Afghan Evacuation Centre In Spain
08/24/2021 - Spain Warns Will Have To Leave People Behind In Afghanistan
08/24/2021 - First case of Delta variant in Argentine province of Mendoza spotted in woman who had been in Spain
08/24/2021 - Afghan basketball star welcomed by new team in Spain
08/25/2021 - The hard men removing squatters in Spain
08/27/2021 - Spain Ends Evacuations From Kabul: Government
08/28/2021 - Thousands Rally To "Hug" Spain's Dying Mar Menor Lagoon
09/01/2021 - Spain hit with severe flooding after storm
09/02/2021 - Spain's leading fisheries fair warns about scammers; Uruguayan company tops the list
09/05/2021 - Feria: Rural memoirs stir longing for Spain's past
09/09/2021 - Spain's top soccer league is launching NFT fantasy football cards for all its players
09/12/2021 - Spain fire: Thousands flee blaze near Costa del Sol town
09/14/2021 - Spain targets energy firms as European bills surge
09/19/2021 - ICYMI: Surfing dogs and Spain's 'ugliest tomato' contest
09/20/2021 - Lava Engulfs 100 Homes As Spain's Canary Islands Volcano Erupts
09/27/2021 - Volcano Roars Back To Life As Lava Nears The Sea In Spain
09/28/2021 - Nine Days After Eruption, Volcano Lava Reaches Sea In Spain
09/30/2021 - Spain's Volcano Lava Bigger Than 25 Football Pitches; Raises Concerns
10/05/2021 - Spain To Give Third Dose Of Covid Vaccine To 70 Year-Olds
10/06/2021 - Spain rent: Monthly €250 bonus plan for under-35s
10/09/2021 - Volcanic Lava In Spain's La Palma Engulfs More Houses
10/12/2021 - Thousands Freed From Spain's La Palma Lockdown As Volcano Cloud Passes
10/12/2021 - Gibraltar Police officers awarded Guardia Civil Order of Merit by Spain
10/13/2021 - Huge blackmail and corruption trial opens in Spain
10/13/2021 - Drones Drop Food, Water For Dogs Stranded Due To Volcano In Spain
10/17/2021 - Spain agrees to extradite former Venezuelan treasurer to the US
10/17/2021 - 'Crying Room' In Spain Seeks To Banish Mental Health Taboo
10/20/2021 - Hugo Carvajal: Spain to extradite Venezuela's ex-spy chief to US
10/20/2021 - Jack Ma Spotted In Spain In Rare Trip Abroad After China Scrutiny: Report
10/22/2021 - "Dogs Are Fine": Mystery Disappearance At Volcano Grips Spain
10/27/2021 - Spain grants joint custody of dog in rare ruling
10/31/2021 - Man, 55, Dies After Being Attacked By A Bull At Festival In Spain
11/01/2021 - Spain energy crisis: Soaring bills hamper recovery from Covid
11/12/2021 - Thieves Rip Bitcoin ATM From Crypto-Store In Spain's Barcelona: Report
11/29/2021 - First Covid 'Omicron' Case Found In Spain
12/13/2021 - Switzerland Drops Money Laundering Case Involving Spain's Former King
12/21/2021 - Spain police thwart raffle of Christmas hamper stuffed with drugs
12/22/2021 - Spain to require masks outdoors amid Covid surge
12/23/2021 - First cryptocurrency for LGTBI + community launched in Spain
12/25/2021 - Spain Declares Canaries Volcano Eruption Officially Over
12/25/2021 - Spain's La Palma volcano eruption declared over after three months
01/10/2022 - Spain: Badger thought to have found Roman treasure
01/18/2022 - 5 Dead, 25 Rescued In Retirement Home Fire In Spain
02/09/2022 - King Of Spain Tests Positive For Covid
02/10/2022 - Spain: McAfee's death was ruled a suicide, but family appeals decision
02/12/2022 - 15-Year-Old In Spain Arrested For Shooting Family Dead Over School Grades
03/02/2022 - Ukraine To Get Grenade Launchers, Machine Guns From Spain: Report
03/07/2022 - Brexit keeps Gibraltar ambulances off Spain
03/07/2022 - Spain's Ex-King Juan Carlos To Stay In UAE: Royal Palace
03/15/2022 - Spain skies turn orange after Saharan dust cloud sweeps over country
03/24/2022 - Denied Immunity, Spain's Ex-King Could Face Trial In UK Harassment Case
04/21/2022 - Spain's PM, Denmark's PM Visit Ukraine's Capital Kyiv
04/21/2022 - Woman In Spain Caught COVID-19 Twice Within Record 20 Days: Report
04/30/2022 - Spain's Queen Gifts Grenade Shipment To Ukraine, Adds Victory Message
05/02/2022 - Spain's Prime Minister, Defence Minister's Phones Infected By Pegasus
05/05/2022 - Spain Spy Chief In Hot Seat Over Phone Hacking Scandal
05/10/2022 - Spain dismisses spy chief in Pegasus phone spyware scandal
05/12/2022 - Spain plans menstrual leave in new law for those with severe pain
05/17/2022 - Spain calls for a quick ratification of EU trade agreements with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur, but what else is needed?
05/17/2022 - Spain to allow girls over 16 to opt for abortions
05/18/2022 - Russia Expels Italy, Spain Diplomats In Tit-For-Tat Move
05/18/2022 - Spain, Portugal Detect 30 Suspected Cases Of Rare Monkeypox Disease
05/18/2022 - Juan Carlos: Spain's ex-king to return after two-year exile
05/19/2022 - Spain's Exiled Ex-King Returns Home After Two Years, Attracts Backlash
05/21/2022 - Spain lifts Covid ban on unvaccinated travellers
05/21/2022 - Spain heatwave brings record May temperatures
05/22/2022 - Hundreds Protest Return Of Spain's Former King Juan Carlos I
05/26/2022 - Spain Passes Bill Qualifying All Non-Consensual Sex As Rape
06/18/2022 - Spain Battles Wildfires As It Swelters In Heat Wave
06/27/2022 - 25-Year-Old Man Dies After Falling From Devil's Pass Mountain In Spain
06/27/2022 - Melilla migrant deaths spark anger in Spain
07/07/2022 - Kiteboarders take to sky in southern Spain
07/11/2022 - José Eduardo dos Santos: Spain approves autopsy for ex-Angola leader
07/15/2022 - Europe heatwave: Thousands escape wildfires in France, Spain and Greece
07/16/2022 - Wildfires Rage Across France And Spain As Heatwave Singes Europe
07/18/2022 - Spain heatwave: Moment of shock as train is surrounded by wildfires
07/18/2022 - 5 Injured In Shooting At Bar In Southern Spain, Suspect Arrested
07/18/2022 - Spain heatwave: Man narrowly escapes wildfire
07/19/2022 - Caught On Camera: The Moment Wildfire Surrounded Passenger Train In Spain
07/20/2022 - Wildfires rage in Greece, Spain and Italy as heatwave moves across Europe
07/20/2022 - Over 500 People Die In Spain's Record 10-Day Intense Heat Wave
07/21/2022 - Former Beauty Queen, Allegedly Involved In Wine Theft In Spain, Arrested
07/29/2022 - Shakira Faces 8-Year Sentence In Spain For Tax Fraud
07/29/2022 - Spain heatwave: PM tells workers to stop wearing ties to save energy
07/29/2022 - Spain Records First Monkeypox-Related Death In Europe: Health Ministry
07/29/2022 - Monkeypox: First deaths outside Africa in Brazil and Spain
07/30/2022 - Spain Reports 2nd Monkeypox-Related Death Within 24 Hours
08/02/2022 - "Spiked Needle" Attacks On Women On The Rise In Spain
08/04/2022 - 62-Year-Old French Sailor Survives 16 Hours Under Capsized Boat Off Spain
08/13/2022 - Medusa festival: One killed as strong winds cause stage collapse in Spain
08/23/2022 - Spain: Gunman euthanised before he can stand trial
08/28/2022 - Spain's olive oil producers devastated by worst ever drought
08/31/2022 - Giant hailstones lash parts of Spain
09/01/2022 - Spain's Tomatina food fight returns after Covid hiatus
09/12/2022 - Spain's Former King Juan Carlos To Attend Queen Elizabeth's Funeral
09/15/2022 - "One Of Europe's Biggest Money Launderers" Arrested in Spain
09/27/2022 - Shakira to stand trial in Spain for tax evasion
10/05/2022 - World Cup: Ukraine joins Spain and Portugal's bid to host 2030 tournament
10/07/2022 - Complutense University: Spain investigates student 'whores' chants at women
10/07/2022 - Shocking Video Of Male Students Insulting Women Sparks Outrage In Spain
10/09/2022 - Iker Casillas: Ex-Real Madrid and Spain keeper deletes 'I'm gay' tweet and says he was hacked
10/10/2022 - Madrid mayor pledges not to allow Peronism 'fiscal populism' into Spain
10/21/2022 - Spain lifts final Covid rules for UK travellers
10/27/2022 - Unusually warm weather for France and Spain
11/04/2022 - Spain briefly closes airspace over risks from Chinese rocket debris
11/05/2022 - Climate Activists Glue Their Hands To 2 Francisco Goya Paintings In Spain
11/05/2022 - Spain cannabis: Police claim largest ever seizure
11/06/2022 - 4 Killed After Fight Turns Deadly At Wedding In Spain
11/08/2022 - Spain's Former King Seeks Immunity Over UK Harassment Case
11/08/2022 - Juan Carlos: Spain's ex-king appeals in row with former lover
11/12/2022 - People rescued from cars after floods hit Valencia, Spain
11/16/2022 - At COP27, France, Spain Vow To Stop Sales Of Gasoline-Driven Vehicle
11/17/2022 - Spain's new sex abuse law sparks jail terms row
11/17/2022 - Car-Sized Turtle Fossils Discovered In Spain
11/30/2022 - Ukraine war: Letter bomb at Ukraine's Spain embassy injures employee
12/01/2022 - Spain letter bombs: Spanish PM targeted amid spate of explosive packages
12/05/2022 - Spain cannabis: Police arrest 30 accused of disguising drugs as Ukraine aid
12/06/2022 - Spain's Former King Has Immunity From UK Harassment Case: Judges
12/06/2022 - Spain's former King Juan Carlos wins partial immunity in ex-lover case
12/07/2022 - Over 150 Injured After Two Trains Collide In Spain
12/08/2022 - World Cup 2022: Spain boss Luis Enrique to be replaced after last-16 exit
12/22/2022 - Spain approves divisive transgender bill
12/26/2022 - Seven die in coach plunge horror in Spain
12/27/2022 - Spain announces €10bn help to fight rising prices
12/30/2022 - China Covid: Spain, South Korea, and Israel tighten rules
01/06/2023 - Spain tobacco firms to pay to clean up cigarette butts
01/09/2023 - "Traces Of Trumpism" In Brazil Riots: Spain
01/25/2023 - 1 Killed In Southern Spain Church Stabbing Attack, Terror Link Probed
01/26/2023 - Spain church attacks: Suspect was facing deportation
01/28/2023 - Scottish MPs disgruntled with decision to have naval support vessels built in Spain
02/03/2023 - Gold-Plated, Luxury Sex Toys Worth Thousands Of Euros Stolen In Spain
02/07/2023 - Top Argentine official makes the round of talks and contacts in Spain to complain about Falklands fishing industry
02/16/2023 - "Historic Day": Spain Approves Law Creating Europe's First Menstrual Leave
02/16/2023 - The Global Push For Paid Menstrual Leave As Spain Brings In Law
02/16/2023 - Spain gives final approval to law making it easier to legally change gender
02/21/2023 - Spain officials quit over trains that were made too wide for tunnels
03/06/2023 - Spain Set To Introduce Law Requiring 40% Women In Company Boards
03/06/2023 - Spain $1.7m wine theft: Couple jailed for four years
03/06/2023 - Couple Jailed For Stealing 45 Bottles Of Wine Worth $1.7 Million In Spain
03/07/2023 - Spain Court Orders Man To Pay Ex-Wife This Much For 25 Years of Housework
03/22/2023 - Couple Stole 45 Wine Bottles Worth 1.6 Million from Spain Hotel, Jailed
03/24/2023 - 15,00 People Leave Their Homes As Spain Battles Major Wildfire
04/07/2023 - People were taking drugs in Spain 3,000 years ago, study finds
04/11/2023 - Spain police expose Brazilian football stardom scam
04/17/2023 - Big Brother Spain: Contestant gets jail time for sexual assault
04/23/2023 - Primo de Rivera: Spain to exhume fascist Falange leader
04/24/2023 - Argentine inflation has the country printing money in France, Malta, Spain, China and Brazil
04/26/2023 - Statue mocking Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos appears in Madrid
04/27/2023 - Extreme April heat continues in Spain
04/27/2023 - Climate change: Spain braced for record April temperatures
04/30/2023 - 4 Killed After 2 Ultralight Planes Collide In Spain
05/20/2023 - On Camera, Fireball After F-18 Jet Rapidly Nose Dives, Crashes In Spain
05/21/2023 - Spain To Launch App To Track Men's Contribution To Household Chores
05/22/2023 - Lula supports Afro-Brazilian footballer dubbed "a monkey" in Spain's La Liga match
05/23/2023 - Four held in Spain over Vinicius Jr effigy hanging
05/23/2023 - Vinicius Jr case opens wider racism debate in Spain
05/25/2023 - Spain weather: Hail stones and heavy rain in Catalonia
05/29/2023 - Spain PM Calls Snap Election On July 23 After Local Poll Drubbing
05/29/2023 - General election in Spain in July following the disastrous showing for Socialists in regional voting; Mercosur alert

General election in Spain in July following the disastrous showing for Socialists in regional voting; Mercosur alert

Published: 05/29/2023 in MercoPress

President Sanchez said he spoke with Spain's King Felipe VI about the decision, and that Parliament would be dissolved later on Monday. Spain is set to hold an early general election on July 23, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Monday. The announcement comes after Sanchez Socialist Party suffered serious setbacks to the conservative opposition in regional elections held on Sunday.

Spain PM Calls Snap Election On July 23 After Local Poll Drubbing

Published: 05/29/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

In a surprise move, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap election for July 23 on Monday, a day after his Socialists suffered a drubbing in local and regional polls.

Spain weather: Hail stones and heavy rain in Catalonia

Published: 05/25/2023 in BBC News - World

Villages in the northeastern region of Catalonia were left flooded following a storm on Wednesday.

Vinicius Jr case opens wider racism debate in Spain

Published: 05/23/2023 in BBC News - World

Spanish police have arrested three people in connection with racist abuse of the Real Madrid player.

Four held in Spain over Vinicius Jr effigy hanging

Published: 05/23/2023 in BBC News - World

The effigy of the Brazilian footballer, who plays for Real Madrid, was hung from a bridge in January.

Lula supports Afro-Brazilian footballer dubbed "a monkey" in Spain's La Liga match

Published: 05/22/2023 in MercoPress

Today, in Brazil, Spain is known as a country of racists, Lula said Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took a moment Sunday in Hiroshima, Japan, to criticize what happened in Spain, when Real Madrid's Brazilian striker Vinicius Jr was dubbed "a monkey" by the home crowd as Valencia edged Real 1-0 in a Spanish Football League game.

Spain To Launch App To Track Men's Contribution To Household Chores

Published: 05/21/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The aim is to highlight the unseen "mental load" that is disproportionately held by women when it comes to household duties.

On Camera, Fireball After F-18 Jet Rapidly Nose Dives, Crashes In Spain

Published: 05/20/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

An F/A-18 Hornet fighter aircraft was up in flames after crashing at the Zaragoza air base in Spain, approximately 300 Km from the country's capital Madrid.

4 Killed After 2 Ultralight Planes Collide In Spain

Published: 04/30/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Two ultralight aircraft collided near an aerodrome in northeastern Spain on Sunday, killing four passengers, regional authorities said.

Climate change: Spain braced for record April temperatures

Published: 04/27/2023 in BBC News - World

Temperatures could exceed 38C in southern Spain today as an influx of heat from Africa brings summer early.

Extreme April heat continues in Spain

Published: 04/27/2023 in BBC News - World

Parts of Spain are seeing almost 40C this week with temperatures more akin to summer than the middle of spring.

Statue mocking Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos appears in Madrid

Published: 04/26/2023 in BBC News - World

The statue of the ex-king pointing a rifle at a sculpture of a bear mocks his love of hunting.

Argentine inflation has the country printing money in France, Malta, Spain, China and Brazil

Published: 04/24/2023 in MercoPress

The 1,000 Pesos bill was first launched in November 2017. At the time was equivalent to US$ 57, but currently US$ 4,47 at the official rate, and US$ 2,35 in the street or blue market. The explosive inflation situation in chaotic Argentina, close to 120% in twelve months, with the CPI at 7,7% in March ( and roaring during the three weeks of April) is showing that the country is incapable of supplying the necessary demand for bills and thus must appeal to the printing in foreign mint houses, of billions of Argentine bills.

Primo de Rivera: Spain to exhume fascist Falange leader

Published: 04/23/2023 in BBC News - World

The remains of the fascist leader who inspired General Franco will be removed from a giant mausoleum.

Big Brother Spain: Contestant gets jail time for sexual assault

Published: 04/17/2023 in BBC News - World

José María López assaulted a woman on the TV show in 2017 after an alcohol-fuelled party.

Spain police expose Brazilian football stardom scam

Published: 04/11/2023 in BBC News - World

Gangs are accused of scamming families by promising they would turn their sons into elite players.

People were taking drugs in Spain 3,000 years ago, study finds

Published: 04/07/2023 in BBC News - World

A new study finds people in Menorca got high on hallucinogenic drugs during the Bronze Age.

15,00 People Leave Their Homes As Spain Battles Major Wildfire

Published: 03/24/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Hundreds of firefighters on Friday were battling Spain's first major forest fire of the year, which has so far forced 1,500 people to evacuate their homes, officials said.

Couple Stole 45 Wine Bottles Worth 1.6 Million from Spain Hotel, Jailed

Published: 03/22/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A Spanish court on Monday jailed a couple for stealing 45 bottles of wine worth over 1.6 million euros from a hotel restaurant in what police called a "meticulously planned" theft.

Spain Court Orders Man To Pay Ex-Wife This Much For 25 Years of Housework

Published: 03/07/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A Spanish court ordered a man to pay his ex-wife 200,000 euros for 25 years of unpaid domestic labour, based on the minimum wage throughout their marriage, court documents showed Tuesday.

Couple Jailed For Stealing 45 Bottles Of Wine Worth $1.7 Million In Spain

Published: 03/06/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A Spanish court on Monday jailed a couple for stealing 45 bottles of wine worth over 1.6 million euros ($1.7 million) from a hotel restaurant in what police called a "meticulously planned" theft.

Spain $1.7m wine theft: Couple jailed for four years

Published: 03/06/2023 in BBC News - World

A former Mexican beauty queen and her partner stole 45 bottles of wine from a luxury Spanish hotel.

Spain Set To Introduce Law Requiring 40% Women In Company Boards

Published: 03/06/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Election lists, corporate boards of directors and governing boards of professional associations will all be subject to gender parity requirements under the Equal Representation Law.

Spain officials quit over trains that were made too wide for tunnels

Published: 02/21/2023 in BBC News - World

The botched order was for commuter trains due to operate in two mountainous northern regions.

Spain gives final approval to law making it easier to legally change gender

Published: 02/16/2023 in BBC News - World

It will now be easier for people 16 and over in Spain to change gender on government documents.

The Global Push For Paid Menstrual Leave As Spain Brings In Law

Published: 02/16/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Many women have painful periods, but only a handful of countries, most of them in Asia, allow them to take time off work to recover.

"Historic Day": Spain Approves Law Creating Europe's First Menstrual Leave

Published: 02/16/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Spanish lawmakers today gave final approval to a law granting paid medical leave to women suffering severe period pain, becoming the first European country to advance such legislation.

Top Argentine official makes the round of talks and contacts in Spain to complain about Falklands fishing industry

Published: 02/07/2023 in MercoPress

Argentine Ambassador in Madrid Ricardo Alfonsin (left) and Secretary Guillermo Carmona (right), with Spanish counterparts during the round of meetings in Spain's capital Guillermo Carmona, secretary of the Malvinas, Antarctica and Southern Atlantic Islands held a round of political talks in Spain in the framework of the bi-national cooperation understandings contemplated in the Buenos Aires Declaration from 2021. The document was signed by Argentine president Alberto Fernandez and his Spanish peer Pedro Sánchez and addressed the Argentina/Spain joint strategic action plan 2021/2023 referred to the Falklands/Malvinas and Gibraltar Questions as well as Antarctic and oceans cooperation.

Gold-Plated, Luxury Sex Toys Worth Thousands Of Euros Stolen In Spain

Published: 02/03/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Thieves stole eight deluxe dildos, six of them gold plated, from a Spanish sex-toy company, swiping premium pleasure products worth tens of thousands of euros, a sales executive said Friday.

Scottish MPs disgruntled with decision to have naval support vessels built in Spain

Published: 01/28/2023 in MercoPress

Members of the Scottish Affairs Committee challenged ministers to set out why a  £1.6bn contract for the construction of three naval support ships had gone to an international consortium Scottish shipyards need “greater clarity” from the UK Government over where contracts for new naval vessels will be placed in the coming decades, MPs have said.

Spain church attacks: Suspect was facing deportation

Published: 01/26/2023 in BBC News - World

A 25-year-old Moroccan is detained after a church caretaker is killed and a priest injured.

1 Killed In Southern Spain Church Stabbing Attack, Terror Link Probed

Published: 01/25/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A church official was killed and a priest seriously wounded late Wednesday when a man wielding a machete stormed two churches in southern Spain, the government said.

"Traces Of Trumpism" In Brazil Riots: Spain

Published: 01/09/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The weekend assault on Brazil's corridors of power by supporters of far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro bore "traces of Trumpism", Spain said Monday, warning such extremists posed democracy's biggest threat.

Spain tobacco firms to pay to clean up cigarette butts

Published: 01/06/2023 in BBC News - World

Cigarette manufacturers will also have to educate smokers not to throw away butts in public.

China Covid: Spain, South Korea, and Israel tighten rules

Published: 12/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Spain, South Korea, and Israel tighten rules for Chinese arrivals, amid a surge in cases in China.

Spain announces €10bn help to fight rising prices

Published: 12/27/2022 in BBC News - World

PM Pedro Sánchez backs aid for households amid an energy crisis prompted by Russia's war in Ukraine.

Seven die in coach plunge horror in Spain

Published: 12/26/2022 in BBC News - World

The body of a woman is found two days after a bus falls from a bridge into a river in the Galicia region.

Spain approves divisive transgender bill

Published: 12/22/2022 in BBC News - World

The change has exposed rifts in the governing coalition between the Socialist party and Podemos.

World Cup 2022: Spain boss Luis Enrique to be replaced after last-16 exit

Published: 12/08/2022 in BBC News - World

Luis Enrique leaves his role as Spain manager after they are knocked out of the World Cup by Morocco.

Over 150 Injured After Two Trains Collide In Spain

Published: 12/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

More than 150 people were lightly injured Wednesday when a train ran into the back of another at a station near Barcelona, the emergency services and Spain's Renfe rail operator said Wednesday.

Spain's former King Juan Carlos wins partial immunity in ex-lover case

Published: 12/06/2022 in BBC News - World

A UK judge rules Juan Carlos is immune from claims pertaining to the period before his abdication.

Spain's Former King Has Immunity From UK Harassment Case: Judges

Published: 12/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's former king Juan Carlos I had immunity from harassment claims made against him by his former mistress while he was monarch, three Court of Appeal judges in London ruled on Tuesday.

Spain cannabis: Police arrest 30 accused of disguising drugs as Ukraine aid

Published: 12/05/2022 in BBC News - World

The cannabis was packed in boxes and moved in "solidarity convoys" to evade police, the Guardia Civil said.

Spain letter bombs: Spanish PM targeted amid spate of explosive packages

Published: 12/01/2022 in BBC News - World

A number of explosive packages have been sent to high-profile targets, including Pedro Sanchez.

Ukraine war: Letter bomb at Ukraine's Spain embassy injures employee

Published: 11/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Ukrainian embassies have been ordered to increase security after a security guard was injured.

Car-Sized Turtle Fossils Discovered In Spain

Published: 11/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Plying the subtropical seas that washed the coasts of the archipelago that made up Europe 83 million years ago was one of the largest turtles on record, a reptile the size of a small car - a Mini...

Spain's new sex abuse law sparks jail terms row

Published: 11/17/2022 in BBC News - World

A law brought in after a gang rape case prompts lawyers to get some sex abusers' jail terms cut.

At COP27, France, Spain Vow To Stop Sales Of Gasoline-Driven Vehicle

Published: 11/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

France and Spain on Thursday joined a pledge to stop sales of gasoline-driven vehicles by 2035, five years earlier than previously planned, part of efforts to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon...

People rescued from cars after floods hit Valencia, Spain

Published: 11/12/2022 in BBC News - World

Firefighters helped people who were trapped after heavy rain in Valencia.

Juan Carlos: Spain's ex-king appeals in row with former lover

Published: 11/08/2022 in BBC News - World

Juan Carlos's lawyers say he should be granted legal immunity, as his former mistress seeks damages.

Spain's Former King Seeks Immunity Over UK Harassment Case

Published: 11/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's former king, Juan Carlos I, on Tuesday resumed a UK court battle to win immunity over harassment claims by his former lover, just as a new podcast featuring her claims is released.

4 Killed After Fight Turns Deadly At Wedding In Spain

Published: 11/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Four people were killed and four others seriously injured early Sunday after a car rammed into members of a wedding party in Spain following a fight, police said.

Spain cannabis: Police claim largest ever seizure

Published: 11/05/2022 in BBC News - World

The weight of the seized plants is roughly equivalent to more than five adult African elephants.

Climate Activists Glue Their Hands To 2 Francisco Goya Paintings In Spain

Published: 11/05/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Two climate activists on Saturday each glued a hand to the frames of two paintings by Spanish master Francisco Goya at the Prado museum in Madrid, police said.

Spain briefly closes airspace over risks from Chinese rocket debris

Published: 11/04/2022 in BBC News - World

Debris from the Chinese rocket is expected to pass over Catalonia and land in the Atlantic.

Unusually warm weather for France and Spain

Published: 10/27/2022 in BBC News - World

Bathers enjoy water temperatures of up to 21C on the French Riviera as October ends with a mild spell.

Spain lifts final Covid rules for UK travellers

Published: 10/21/2022 in BBC News - World

British holidaymakers will no longer have to provide Covid or vaccination status to get into Spain.

Madrid mayor pledges not to allow Peronism 'fiscal populism' into Spain

Published: 10/10/2022 in MercoPress

Madrid mayor Isabel Díaz Ayuso condemned the Spanish Socialist government underlining that “here in Spain people want to be free, and make their decisions” The mayor of Spain's capital Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and a rising star among the conservative Popular Party has condemned the Spanish Socialist government accusing it of following Argentine Peronism populist policies, underlining that "here in Spain people want to be free"

Iker Casillas: Ex-Real Madrid and Spain keeper deletes 'I'm gay' tweet and says he was hacked

Published: 10/09/2022 in BBC News - World

Ex-Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas deletes a Tweet that announced he was gay - saying his account was hacked.

Shocking Video Of Male Students Insulting Women Sparks Outrage In Spain

Published: 10/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A shocking video showing more than 100 male students screaming abuses in the direction of an all-female college has sparked massive outrage in Spain. The incident took place on Sunday at the Elias...

Complutense University: Spain investigates student 'whores' chants at women

Published: 10/07/2022 in BBC News - World

Videos have circulated for days of male students chanting obscene misogynistic abuse in Madrid.

World Cup: Ukraine joins Spain and Portugal's bid to host 2030 tournament

Published: 10/05/2022 in BBC News - World

Uefa offers "unconditional support" as Ukraine joins Spain and Portugal in their bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup.

Shakira to stand trial in Spain for tax evasion

Published: 09/27/2022 in BBC News - World

The singer is accused of failing to pay €14.5m (£12.9m) in tax and could face eight years in jail.

"One Of Europe's Biggest Money Launderers" Arrested in Spain

Published: 09/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Police have arrested "one of Europe's biggest money launderers" after a raid in southern Spain, saying the British-Irish suspect is believed to have shifted more than 200 million euros ($200 million)...

Spain's Former King Juan Carlos To Attend Queen Elizabeth's Funeral

Published: 09/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's former king Juan Carlos will pause his self-imposed exile in Abu Dhabi to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral.

Spain's Tomatina food fight returns after Covid hiatus

Published: 09/01/2022 in BBC News - World

Thousands of people have gathered in the town of Buñol to splatter each other with tomatoes.

Giant hailstones lash parts of Spain

Published: 08/31/2022 in BBC News - World

A 20-month-old child has died and about 50 other people reported injuries.

Spain's olive oil producers devastated by worst ever drought

Published: 08/28/2022 in BBC News - World

Spain's olive oil industry is in danger after being hit by chronic water shortages.

Spain: Gunman euthanised before he can stand trial

Published: 08/23/2022 in BBC News - World

The man had begged to be euthanised after being partially paralysed in a police shootout in Spain.

Medusa festival: One killed as strong winds cause stage collapse in Spain

Published: 08/13/2022 in BBC News - World

At least 40 others were injured in bad weather at a popular electronic music festival near Valencia.

62-Year-Old French Sailor Survives 16 Hours Under Capsized Boat Off Spain

Published: 08/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 62-year-old French sailor has been rescued in the Atlantic Ocean off Spain after surviving for 16 hours in a tiny air bubble under his capsized sailboat, the Spanish coastguard said Thursday.

"Spiked Needle" Attacks On Women On The Rise In Spain

Published: 08/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spanish police are investigating a string of cases of women being injected with possibly spiked syringes in crowded clubs, following similar incidents in Britain and France.

Spain Reports 2nd Monkeypox-Related Death Within 24 Hours

Published: 07/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain on Saturday reported its second monkeypox-related death, one day after announcing what is believed to be the first fatality linked to the current outbreak in Europe.

Monkeypox: First deaths outside Africa in Brazil and Spain

Published: 07/29/2022 in BBC News - World

Brazil and Spain report fatalities from the virus, but most infections are mild and overall risk is low.

Spain Records First Monkeypox-Related Death In Europe: Health Ministry

Published: 07/29/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain reported its first monkeypox-related death on Friday, marking what is thought to be the first death linked to the current outbreak in Europe.

Spain heatwave: PM tells workers to stop wearing ties to save energy

Published: 07/29/2022 in BBC News - World

Pedro Sanchez says it will reduce air conditioner use and save energy as Spain endures a heatwave.

Shakira Faces 8-Year Sentence In Spain For Tax Fraud

Published: 07/29/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Prosecutors in Barcelona said Friday that they would seek a prison sentence of more than eight years against global music superstar Shakira, after she rejected a plea deal on accusations of tax fraud.

Former Beauty Queen, Allegedly Involved In Wine Theft In Spain, Arrested

Published: 07/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Forty five bottles were stolen from the cellars of the Michelin-starred restaurant during the heist last year, including a rare 19th-century bottle.

Over 500 People Die In Spain's Record 10-Day Intense Heat Wave

Published: 07/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Wednesday that "more than 500 people" died during a 10-day heatwave in Spain, one of the most intense ever recorded in the country.

Wildfires rage in Greece, Spain and Italy as heatwave moves across Europe

Published: 07/20/2022 in BBC News - World

Though temperatures in the south-west have cooled, fires continue to burn in Greece, Spain and Italy.

Caught On Camera: The Moment Wildfire Surrounded Passenger Train In Spain

Published: 07/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Passengers on board a train in Spain found themselves surrounded by flames on Monday as a wildfire tore through vegetation near the track in the north-western province of Zamora.

Spain heatwave: Man narrowly escapes wildfire

Published: 07/18/2022 in BBC News - World

Angel Martin Arjona had been digging a trench to stop a fire from reaching Tábara, northwestern Spain.

5 Injured In Shooting At Bar In Southern Spain, Suspect Arrested

Published: 07/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

At least five people were injured when a shooting and knife fight broke out early on Monday at the open-air Opium nightclub in Marbella in southern Spain.

Spain heatwave: Moment of shock as train is surrounded by wildfires

Published: 07/18/2022 in BBC News - World

Fires could be seen raging on both sides of the track in the Spanish province of Zamora.

Wildfires Rage Across France And Spain As Heatwave Singes Europe

Published: 07/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Wildfires raged in southwestern France and Spain on Saturday, forcing thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes as blistering summer temperatures put authorities on alert in parts of...

Europe heatwave: Thousands escape wildfires in France, Spain and Greece

Published: 07/15/2022 in BBC News - World

Residents and visitors flee towns and villages in France, Spain and Greece as high winds fan fires.

José Eduardo dos Santos: Spain approves autopsy for ex-Angola leader

Published: 07/11/2022 in BBC News - World

The family of 79-year-old José Eduardo dos Santos alleged there was a plot to kill him.

Kiteboarders take to sky in southern Spain

Published: 07/07/2022 in BBC News - World

The contenders battle it out in an annual world championship event.

Melilla migrant deaths spark anger in Spain

Published: 06/27/2022 in BBC News - World

At least 23 migrants died on Friday when a crowd tried to cross into Spain's North African enclave.

25-Year-Old Man Dies After Falling From Devil's Pass Mountain In Spain

Published: 06/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 25-year-old British man died after falling from the notorious "Devil's Pass" mountain in northern Spain.

Spain Battles Wildfires As It Swelters In Heat Wave

Published: 06/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Firefighters battled to bring raging wildfires under control in several parts of Spain on Saturday amid dry and windy conditions, as a heatwave pushed temperatures close to record highs.

Spain Passes Bill Qualifying All Non-Consensual Sex As Rape

Published: 05/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a bill that qualifies all non-consensual sex as rape in response to social outrage after the so-called Wolf Pack case gave momentum to the women's...

Hundreds Protest Return Of Spain's Former King Juan Carlos I

Published: 05/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday against tarnished former king Juan Carlos I, whose visit to Spain after almost two years of self-imposed exile in the UAE has sparked criticism.

Spain heatwave brings record May temperatures

Published: 05/21/2022 in BBC News - World

Temperatures in southern Spain reach 40C, up to 15 degrees higher than average for this time of year.

Spain lifts Covid ban on unvaccinated travellers

Published: 05/21/2022 in BBC News - World

UK holidaymakers without a jab will be allowed entry with a negative test or proof of recovery.

Spain's Exiled Ex-King Returns Home After Two Years, Attracts Backlash

Published: 05/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Juan Carlos I: Spain's former king made his first trip home on Thursday after nearly two years in exile following a string of financial scandals, sparking widespread criticism.

Juan Carlos: Spain's ex-king to return after two-year exile

Published: 05/18/2022 in BBC News - World

Juan Carlos left Spain in 2020 after he was linked to an inquiry into alleged corruption.

Spain, Portugal Detect 30 Suspected Cases Of Rare Monkeypox Disease

Published: 05/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain and Portugal have detected around 30 suspected cases of monkeypox, officials said Wednesday after British authorities found several cases of the viral infection which is rare in Europe.

Russia Expels Italy, Spain Diplomats In Tit-For-Tat Move

Published: 05/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's Foreign Ministry said that they have expelled 24 Italian and 27 Spanish diplomats. The Consulate General in said they "have been declared persona non grata". Italy's Prime Minister Mario...

Spain to allow girls over 16 to opt for abortions

Published: 05/17/2022 in BBC News - World

The approved draft bill allows abortions without parental consent for over-16s and paid menstrual leave.

Spain calls for a quick ratification of EU trade agreements with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur, but what else is needed?

Published: 05/17/2022 in MercoPress

In Brazil there is a formidable competition between opposite business lobbies as to open economies, foreign investment and the role of government in the economy. Spanish foreign minister Jose Manuel Albares called on his EU peers on Monday to definitively advance in the ratification of the trade accords of the European Union with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur.

Spain plans menstrual leave in new law for those with severe pain

Published: 05/12/2022 in BBC News - World

Spain could become the first European country with menstrual pain leave under a proposed law.

Spain dismisses spy chief in Pegasus phone spyware scandal

Published: 05/10/2022 in BBC News - World

Critics say Paz Esteban, the first woman to lead Spain's CNI, is being used as a scapegoat.

Spain Spy Chief In Hot Seat Over Phone Hacking Scandal

Published: 05/05/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's top spymaster was grilled behind closed doors by lawmakers on Thursday over mobile phone hacking revelations that have roiled the country's fragile coalition government.

Spain's Prime Minister, Defence Minister's Phones Infected By Pegasus

Published: 05/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spanish authorities have detected "Pegasus" spyware in the mobile phones of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Defence Minister Margarita Robles, the government minister for the presidency, Felix...

Spain's Queen Gifts Grenade Shipment To Ukraine, Adds Victory Message

Published: 04/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Queen of Spain put traditional sausages and a postcard wishing Ukraine victory over Russia in a shipment of grenades from her country. The gift was sent to Ukraine to give a boost to the fighting...

Woman In Spain Caught COVID-19 Twice Within Record 20 Days: Report

Published: 04/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A genome sequencing of the woman's swab samples identified the strain as Omicron, which led some of the most deadly waves of COVID infection across the world.

Spain's PM, Denmark's PM Visit Ukraine's Capital Kyiv

Published: 04/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Spanish and Danish Prime Ministers Pedro Sanchez and Mette Frederiksen will visit the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Thursday to support the Ukrainian President Volodymyr

Denied Immunity, Spain's Ex-King Could Face Trial In UK Harassment Case

Published: 03/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Former Spanish King Juan Carlos could face trial in Britain in a harassment case brought against him by his former lover after the English High Court ruled on Thursday that he does not have the right...

Spain skies turn orange after Saharan dust cloud sweeps over country

Published: 03/15/2022 in BBC News - World

A large area was hit by the dust, which swept across the Mediterranean Sea.

Spain's Ex-King Juan Carlos To Stay In UAE: Royal Palace

Published: 03/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's former King Juan Carlos will remain for now in the UAE but will visit Spain frequently, the Royal Palace of Madrid said a week after the country's prosecutor office dropped two investigations...

Brexit keeps Gibraltar ambulances off Spain

Published: 03/07/2022 in MercoPress

Unless it is an emergency, staff must have Spanish residence or UE citizenship In a new direct Brexit spinoff, authorities at the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar have confirmed that routine patients may henceforth be ferried for treatment to Spanish hospitals only if their ambulances are staffed by Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) employees who live in Spain or by EU nationals, it was reported.

Ukraine To Get Grenade Launchers, Machine Guns From Spain: Report

Published: 03/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain will send a shipment of offensive weapons and ammunition including grenade launchers and machine guns to Ukraine on Friday to help it repel the Russian invasion, Spanish Defense Minister...

15-Year-Old In Spain Arrested For Shooting Family Dead Over School Grades

Published: 02/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of shooting dead his parents and 10-year-old brother following a row over bad school grades, police said Saturday.

Spain: McAfee's death was ruled a suicide, but family appeals decision

Published: 02/10/2022 in MercoPress

The developer was to be extradited to the US to face tax evasion charges A Spanish judge ruled Wednesday that the death of computer antivirus developer John McAfee in a Catalonia prison was a suicide after a new post-mortem report and ordered the case shelved.

King Of Spain Tests Positive For Covid

Published: 02/09/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's King Felipe VI has tested positive for Covid-19 but is experiencing only mild symptoms, the royal palace said Wednesday.

5 Dead, 25 Rescued In Retirement Home Fire In Spain

Published: 01/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Five people have died and several were injured after a fire early Wednesday morning at a retirement home in eastern Spain, emergency services said.

Spain: Badger thought to have found Roman treasure

Published: 01/10/2022 in BBC News - World

Archaeologists discovered Roman coins outside the den of an animal next to a cave in northern Spain.

Spain's La Palma volcano eruption declared over after three months

Published: 12/25/2021 in BBC News - World

The Cumbre Vieja volcano in Spain's Canary Islands had been spewing lava and ash since September.

Spain Declares Canaries Volcano Eruption Officially Over

Published: 12/25/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The eruption of a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma that destroyed hundreds of homes and large swathes of farmland has ended, officials said Saturday over three months after it began.

First cryptocurrency for LGTBI + community launched in Spain

Published: 12/23/2021 in MercoPress

The gay community is informally the fourth largest economy in the world Spanish traders have announced “Maricoin,” the new cryptocurrency created by and for the LGTBI + community, will be launched on Christmas Eve in Madrid. The new money will be accepted as of Dec. 31 throughout 25 gay-friendly businesses throughout Spain after the pilot test this coming Friday, Dec. 24.

Spain to require masks outdoors amid Covid surge

Published: 12/22/2021 in BBC News - World

As the Omicron variant spreads around Europe, countries tighten restrictions to brace for another wave.

Spain police thwart raffle of Christmas hamper stuffed with drugs

Published: 12/21/2021 in BBC News - World

Police have arrested two men allegedly trying to raffle off a "narco-basket" stuffed with drugs.

Switzerland Drops Money Laundering Case Involving Spain's Former King

Published: 12/13/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Geneva's chief prosecutor said on Monday he had closed a criminal investigation into allegations Spain's former king Juan Carlos laundered "illegal commission" payments from Saudi Arabia, due to...

First Covid 'Omicron' Case Found In Spain

Published: 11/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A Madrid hospital said Monday it had detected Spain's first case of the new Omicron strain of Covid in a man who had recently been in South Africa.

Thieves Rip Bitcoin ATM From Crypto-Store In Spain's Barcelona: Report

Published: 11/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spanish police are investigating the robbery of a 'bitcoin ATM' in a raid on a cryptocurrency exchange outlet in a wealthy Barcelona neighbourhood.

Spain energy crisis: Soaring bills hamper recovery from Covid

Published: 11/01/2021 in BBC News - World

Spain is less connected to the international grid than other EU countries and prices are surging.

Man, 55, Dies After Being Attacked By A Bull At Festival In Spain

Published: 10/31/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A man bled to death from his injuries after he was gored at a bull-running festival in eastern Spain, authorities said. It was the first such fatality in the country since such events resumed after...

Spain grants joint custody of dog in rare ruling

Published: 10/27/2021 in BBC News - World

A lawyer calls the ruling pioneering as her client could declare herself as a "co-carer".

"Dogs Are Fine": Mystery Disappearance At Volcano Grips Spain

Published: 10/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

For days, Spain was gripped by the drama of four hungry dogs trapped by an erupting volcano as daring plans were made to rescue them by drone.

Jack Ma Spotted In Spain In Rare Trip Abroad After China Scrutiny: Report

Published: 10/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma was on the Spanish island of Mallorca where his luxury yacht is anchored, two Spanish newspapers said on Wednesday, on his first trip abroad since he fell out with...

Hugo Carvajal: Spain to extradite Venezuela's ex-spy chief to US

Published: 10/20/2021 in BBC News - World

Hugo Carvajal faces drugs charges but may also have incriminating evidence against President Maduro.

'Crying Room' In Spain Seeks To Banish Mental Health Taboo

Published: 10/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

"Enter and cry," one sign tells visitors. "I too have anxiety," glows another notice in pink. There are phones in one corner with the names of people you can call when you are feeling down, including...

Spain agrees to extradite former Venezuelan treasurer to the US

Published: 10/17/2021 in MercoPress

Bribe payments were made to Díaz Guillén's husband as well Spain's Judiciary Friday gave the green light for the extradition to the United States of Venezuelan national Claudia Patricia Díaz Guillén, to account for crimes of money laundering and criminal organization.

Drones Drop Food, Water For Dogs Stranded Due To Volcano In Spain

Published: 10/13/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Several emaciated dogs lie curled up in and around a walled, ash-covered yard cut off by volcanic lava in the mountainous area of Todoque on the Spanish island of La Palma, until a drone appears in...

Huge blackmail and corruption trial opens in Spain

Published: 10/13/2021 in BBC News - World

In the dock is a notorious ex-police chief who is at the centre of a web of scandal and intrigue.

Gibraltar Police officers awarded Guardia Civil Order of Merit by Spain

Published: 10/12/2021 in MercoPress

The ceremony at Tarifa with a formation of the Guardia Civil and officers Spain's Guardia Civil honored two members of the Royal Gibraltar Police for cross-frontier work in helping combat money laundering and drug trafficking operations.

Thousands Freed From Spain's La Palma Lockdown As Volcano Cloud Passes

Published: 10/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

More than three thousand residents of La Palma were allowed to leave their homes on Tuesday when authorities ended a lockdown ordered after a thick cloud of smoke erupted from a volcano that has...

Volcanic Lava In Spain's La Palma Engulfs More Houses

Published: 10/09/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Buildings near the volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma were engulfed by rivers of lava early on Saturday, with the drama of the red-hot eruption intensified by the spectacle of flashes of...

Spain rent: Monthly €250 bonus plan for under-35s

Published: 10/06/2021 in BBC News - World

Anyone aged from 18 to 35 would be offered the money to help them leave their parents' home to rent.

Spain To Give Third Dose Of Covid Vaccine To 70 Year-Olds

Published: 10/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's health ministry said Thursday it would give third doses of coronavirus vaccines to the over-70s, hoping to improve their protection against Covid-19.

Spain's Volcano Lava Bigger Than 25 Football Pitches; Raises Concerns

Published: 09/30/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Lava from the erupting volcano on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands that began cascading into the ocean two days ago has already covered an area bigger than 25 football pitches, with concerns rising...

Nine Days After Eruption, Volcano Lava Reaches Sea In Spain

Published: 09/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Lava from an erupting volcano in the Canary Islands has reached the ocean, volcanologists said, raising fear of toxic gases being released as the lava hits the sea water.

Volcano Roars Back To Life As Lava Nears The Sea In Spain

Published: 09/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The volcano on Spain's La Palma island began ejecting ash and smoke again on Monday after a brief lull, while hundreds of people in coastal villages were locked down in anticipation of the lava...

Lava Engulfs 100 Homes As Spain's Canary Islands Volcano Erupts

Published: 09/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A surge of lava destroyed around 100 homes on Spain's Canary Islands a day after a volcano erupted, forcing 5,000 people to leave the area, local authorities said on Monday.

ICYMI: Surfing dogs and Spain's 'ugliest tomato' contest

Published: 09/19/2021 in BBC News - World

Dogs are making a splash in our round-up of the stories you may have missed this week.

Spain targets energy firms as European bills surge

Published: 09/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Bills are spiralling in several countries and Spain agrees emergency measures to help consumers.

Spain fire: Thousands flee blaze near Costa del Sol town

Published: 09/12/2021 in BBC News - World

Almost 2,000 people have left their homes as the military joins efforts to contain the flames.

Spain's top soccer league is launching NFT fantasy football cards for all its players

Published: 09/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

La Liga has agreed an exclusive, long-term partnership with French start-up Sorare to launch NFT fantasy football cards.

Feria: Rural memoirs stir longing for Spain's past

Published: 09/05/2021 in BBC News - World

Ana Iris Simón's autobiographical book triggers a frenzied debate about the loss of village life.

Spain's leading fisheries fair warns about scammers; Uruguayan company tops the list

Published: 09/02/2021 in MercoPress

Conxemar will take place in Vigo on 5,6,7 October. Scammers and pseudo promoters are inviting companies to join the fair's guide for a heavy fee Conxemar, one of the world's largest and most important fisheries fair which is scheduled to take place next month, 5,6,7 October in Vigo, Spain has warned potentially interested parties about scammers and pseudo promoters of Conxemar exhibits guide. It suggests that before responding or in doubt to contact directly with Conxemar.

Spain hit with severe flooding after storm

Published: 09/01/2021 in BBC News - World

Homes in north and central Spain are left isolated and without electricity as roads are forced to close.

Thousands Rally To "Hug" Spain's Dying Mar Menor Lagoon

Published: 08/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Tens of thousands of people formed a human chain around Spain's crisis-hit Mar Menor lagoon on Saturday in a show of mourning after tonnes of dead fish washed ashore, organisers and officials said.

Spain Ends Evacuations From Kabul: Government

Published: 08/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain said Friday that it has ended its evacuation operations out of Kabul following the arrival of "the last two Spanish flights" in Dubai, just over a week after it began airlifting its citizens in...

The hard men removing squatters in Spain

Published: 08/25/2021 in BBC News - World

Some squatters in Spain demand cash before leaving - so eviction firms have arisen to handle the talks.

Afghan basketball star welcomed by new team in Spain

Published: 08/24/2021 in BBC News - World

Nilofar Bayat, Afghan wheelchair basketball women's captain, is in Bilbao after fleeing the Taliban.

First case of Delta variant in Argentine province of Mendoza spotted in woman who had been in Spain

Published: 08/24/2021 in MercoPress

Spain doesn't want the Delta variant to arrive from Argentina but it has already flown in the opposite direction Just when the Government of Spain has decided to lift a mandatory quarantine for travellers arriving from Argentina and other countries in the region, the first case of the coronavirus Delta variant has been detected in Mendoza in a patient who had arrived from there.

Spain Warns Will Have To Leave People Behind In Afghanistan

Published: 08/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain will not be able to rescue all Afghans who served Spanish missions in Afghanistan because of the "dramatic" situation on the ground, Defence Minister Margarita Robles said Tuesday.

European Union Top Officials To Visit Afghan Evacuation Centre In Spain

Published: 08/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The EU's two top officials will visit a reception centre in Spain on Saturday for Afghan refugees who worked for the bloc, Spain's foreign minister said.

Spain migrants: Sole survivor rescued in dinghy in Atlantic

Published: 08/20/2021 in BBC News - World

The woman, who was spotted clinging to an upturned boat, said 40 other people had died.

These Prehistoric Spain Cave Paintings Show Neanderthals Were...

Published: 08/08/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Neanderthals may have been closer to our species of prehistoric modern human than previously believed after cave paintings found in Spain proved they had a fondness for creating art, one of the...

Tokyo Olympics: Brazil defend men's football title with win over Spain

Published: 08/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Brazil defend their Olympic men's football title following a dramatic extra-time victory over Spain.

Snickers Spain pulls TV advert after homophobia accusations

Published: 08/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The brand apologises for a "misunderstanding" after its Spanish commercial was heavily criticised.

Russian gay family flees to Spain after threats

Published: 08/05/2021 in BBC News - World

The lesbian family suffered homophobic abuse after appearing in a Russian health food ad.

Neanderthal markings in Spain suggest cave art, study says

Published: 08/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Red stains found in caves in Spain were created more than 60,000 years ago, researchers say.

Tokyo Olympics: USA men's basketball team beat Spain to reach last four

Published: 08/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Defending champions USA beat Spain for the fourth Olympics in a row to reach the men's basketball semi-finals.

Spain arrest over celebrity Twitter accounts hack

Published: 07/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The police action is the latest in a series of arrests over the 2020 attack on a series of celebrity accounts.

Hundreds Evacuated After Wildfire In Spain's Costa Brava

Published: 07/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Firefighters used water-carrying planes on Saturday as they battled to control a wildfire in Spain's Costa Brava region that has forced 350 people to be evacuated from their homes, the regional fire...

Covid: Spain's top court rules lockdown unconstitutional

Published: 07/14/2021 in BBC News - World

People fined for breaking lockdown rules will now be able to reclaim their money, the court says.

"Only Yes Is Yes": Spain Moves To Tighten Rape Law

Published: 07/06/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

During the notorious 2016 gang rape case, two of the men filmed the assault, during which the woman is silent and passive -- a fact the judges interpreted as consent.

Euthanasia law in force in Spain pending Constitutional Court ruling

Published: 06/29/2021 in MercoPress

Any person suffering from a “serious and incurable” disease may seek medical help to avoid intolerable pain. Spain has become the fourth European country where terminally ill patient can seek an assisted suicide treatment – or euthanasia- to put an end to their suffering.

Spain Drops Outdoor Mask Rule, But Many Stay Covered Up

Published: 06/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spaniards were allowed to ditch their face masks for a walk in the park or a trip to the beach on Saturday for the first time in more than a year, but some people were in no rush to dispense with...

Spain Court Agrees To Extradite Of McAfee Founder To US

Published: 06/23/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's National Court said Wednesday it had approved the extradition of antivirus software pioneer John McAfee to the United States where he is wanted for tax evasion.

Spain pardons Catalan leaders over independence bid

Published: 06/22/2021 in BBC News - World

Nine separatists were jailed over a failed 2017 independence bid, but the pardons are controversial.

Princess Latifa: Photo appears to show Dubai ruler's daughter in Spain

Published: 06/21/2021 in BBC News - World

An Instagram image allegedly shows the daughter of the ruler of Dubai on "holiday" in Spain.

Spain confirms plans to pardon Catalan separatists

Published: 06/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The nine leaders were jailed over a failed 2017 independence bid, but the pardons are controversial.

Spain To Lift Outdoor Mask Requirement From June 26, Says PM

Published: 06/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain will lift the legal requirement to wear a mask outdoors from June 26, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday.

Spain Opens Borders To All COVID-19 Vaccinated Travellers

Published: 06/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain opens its borders to vaccinated travellers from all over the world on Monday, hoping an influx of visitors will revitalise its all-important tourism sector which has been battered by the...

Ceuta and Melilla: Spain's enclaves in North Africa

Published: 06/04/2021 in BBC News - World

Moroccans accuse Spain of colonialism by retaining control of Ceuta and Melilla.

Spain eyes Latin America and Mercosur for its new international economy strategy

Published: 05/27/2021 in MercoPress

Sánchez hopes that when Spain presides over the European Union (EU), in the second half of 2023, the EU-Mercosur Agreement can be finally closed Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Wednesday said his country intends to have a greater presence in Latin American markets and for that it is willing to invest more than 4,5 billion euros (almost US $ 5,5 billion).

Spain to lift restrictions for UK and Japanese travellers

Published: 05/21/2021 in BBC News - World

Its government says that from Monday it will not require UK tourists to have a Covid PCR test.

Ceuta migrants: The photos that captured Spain's attention

Published: 05/20/2021 in BBC News - World

A photo of a volunteer comforting a migrant in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta goes viral.

Spain migrants: 'I said goodbye to my family and left with nothing'

Published: 05/19/2021 in BBC News - World

Around half of the 8,000 migrants who reached a Spanish enclave in Morocco have been sent back.

Ceuta: Spain sends troops as 6,000 migrants enter enclave

Published: 05/18/2021 in BBC News - World

PM Pedro Sánchez vows to restore order as migrants wade and swim into Ceuta from Morocco.

Migrants determined to enter Spain's Ceuta enclave: 'Either I'll die or I'll cross'

Published: 05/18/2021 in BBC News - World

At least 5,000 migrants have reached Spain's Ceuta enclave from neighbouring Morocco, a record number over a single day, Spanish officials say.

Over 100 Moroccan migrants swim to Spain's Ceuta enclave

Published: 05/17/2021 in BBC News - World

Rubber rings and rafts were used as families and many boys swam round border fences.

Argentine President Fernández vows strategic agreement with Spain to be built

Published: 05/12/2021 in MercoPress

Spanish Prime Minister Sánchez is expected to visit Argentina in less than a month Argentina's President Alberto Fernández Tuesday said in Madrid after separate meetings with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez that “we are going to consolidate a strategic agreement and we can relaunch it with your visit and deepen it as much as necessary.”

Alberto Fernandez lands in Spain before heading for France, where military officers claim “a civil war is brewing”

Published: 05/11/2021 in MercoPress

After meeting with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, President Fernández should be off to unrest-ridden France Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and his entourage arrived late Monday in Madrid, where he is due to meet with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.

Paraguayan President Abdo meets with Spain's FM

Published: 05/08/2021 in MercoPress

The presence of Spain's top diplomat is linked, among other issues, to Mercosur's trade deal with the European Union. Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday welcomed Spain's Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya at the presidential residence of Mburuvicha Roga in Asunción. The presence of Spain's top diplomat is linked, among other issues, to Mercosur's trade deal with the European Union.

Spain's far-right Vox eye share of power in Madrid

Published: 05/01/2021 in BBC News - World

A rancorous election in the Spanish capital highlights the country's deeply divided politics.

Germany, France, Spain aim for fighter jet agreement next week

Published: 05/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Costing more than $120 billion, the development of the jet brings together Germany, France and Spain.

Covid: Spain hopes for tourists as EU votes on digital passports

Published: 04/28/2021 in BBC News - World

Spain says it hopes to open up to overseas travellers in June with a pilot test next month.

Spain To Impose 10-Day Quarantine On Travellers From India

Published: 04/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain said Tuesday it will impose a 10-day quarantine on all travellers arriving from India in response to the emergence of a fast-spreading coronavirus variant in the country.

No sign of infection after test concert in Spain, researchers say

Published: 04/27/2021 in BBC News - World

There were fewer positive Covid tests among attendees than in the wider population, researchers say.

Man on trial in Madrid, Spain, for 'killing and eating his mother'

Published: 04/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The 28-year-old was arrested after body parts of his mother were found scattered in her Madrid flat.

Spain dismantles workshop making 3D-printed weapons

Published: 04/19/2021 in BBC News - World

The raid in Tenerife unearthed gun parts and manuals on guerrilla warfare, police say,

Spain passes child abuse law backed by UK pianist

Published: 04/15/2021 in BBC News - World

MPs vote to widen protection for children, including extending time limits for reporting abuse.

Spain drug bust: 'Speedboat smugglers' arrested

Published: 04/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Some 100 suspected gang members are accused of trafficking cannabis from Morocco.

Beware the return of the Iberian wolf, say Spain's farmers

Published: 03/30/2021 in BBC News - World

A plan to ban hunting of wolves in north-west Spain worries farmers but is hailed by conservationists.

Spain Raises Upper Age Limit For AstraZeneca Vaccine To 65 Years

Published: 03/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain on Monday raised the maximum age limit for people to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine, which has faced setbacks in Europe due to safety concerns, from 55 to 65.

Spain passes law allowing euthanasia

Published: 03/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Lawmakers vote to make Spain the fourth European country to allow euthanasia, despite opposition.

Spain Approves Law Legalising Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide

Published: 03/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain's parliament voted through a law legalising euthanasia Thursday, becoming one of the few nations to allow terminally-ill or gravely-injured patients to end their own suffering.

Saudi US$ 100 million "gift" to Spain's Juan Carlos I investigated by Swiss prosecutor

Published: 03/16/2021 in MercoPress

Swiss prosecutor Yves Bertossa is seeking from scholars on whether the payment by the late King Abdullah could constitute a crime under Saudi law Swiss prosecutor is probing whether the late Saudi king broke any laws when he transferred US$100 million to a fund controlled by fellow royal Juan Carlos I of Spain in 2008.

UK, Gibraltar/Spain international agreement of Taxation has entered into force

Published: 03/15/2021 in MercoPress

The treaty was signed on 4 March 2019. It is the first between the UK and Spain regarding Gibraltar explicitly for over 300 years The UK has ratified the International Agreement on Taxation and the Protection of Financial Interests between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of Spain regarding Gibraltar.

April 30, a critical date for when Falklands first squid catches are landed in Spain

Published: 03/12/2021 in MercoPress

“We are negotiating and looking at different options with the Spanish government to try and minimize the impact of the tariffs, according to WTO rules”, pointed out Touza (Twitter) April 30 is a critical date for when the South Atlantic squid catches reach Vigo in Spain. It will also be a Brexit test since tariffs involving third countries such as the UK do not apply to catches from British waters, except for increased customs paperwork, but do apply for fish produce from British territories overseas.

Spain expects to roll out vaccine "Digital Green Pass" by May 19 for FITUR tourism fair

Published: 03/11/2021 in MercoPress

Minister Maria Reyes Maroto said the rollout of the passport will depend on how many people have been vaccinated in Spain and the level of infection rates. Spain could be ready to start rolling out coronavirus vaccine ‘passports’ by the end of May, paving the way to welcome back holidaymakers, Minister of tourism, María Reyes Maroto, said on Wednesday.

Covid-19: Backlash in Spain over princesses getting UAE vaccines

Published: 03/03/2021 in BBC News - World

The sisters say they were offered the jab when visiting their father in the United Arab Emirates.

Fifth night of violent protests in Spain; coalition government divided over the gag law which triggered the rioting

Published: 02/21/2021 in MercoPress

The pitched battles raged hours after Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez said violence is “inadmissible,” comments that accentuated a rift with his coalition’s partner For a fifth night street protests in Spain on Saturday turned violent following the arrest of Pablo Hasél, a popular rapper, which has triggered a national debate on freedom of expression. But the disturbances have also strained relations inside the country's fragile coalition government.

Dozens arrested as rapper's jailing over tweets sparks fury in Spain

Published: 02/18/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

Almost 50 people arrested and dozens injured as police and protesters clash for 2nd night in battle over free speech.

Pablo Hasel protests: Thousands demand rapper's release in Spain

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

Demonstrations were seen in dozens of cities after Pablo Hasel was jailed over tweets and lyrics.

Spain: Rapper Pablo Hasel arrested after police enter university

Published: 02/16/2021 in BBC News - World

Pablo Hasel had defied a jail term for "glorifying terrorism" in lyrics and tweets.

Spain: Rapper Pablo Hasel locks himself in university to avoid jail

Published: 02/15/2021 in BBC News - World

Spanish singer Pablo Hasel, sentenced for slanderous messages, takes refuge in a Catalan university.

Catalonia Spain: Separatists set to boost majority in regional parliament

Published: 02/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Pro-independence parties will continue governing the affluent region, near-complete results suggest.

Spain migrant worker camp fire: 'Our house is burning'

Published: 02/14/2021 in BBC News - World

A fire destroyed dozens of shacks, home to hundreds of undocumented workers, in southern Spain last night.

Spain Detects First Case Of Brazil Coronavirus Variant

Published: 02/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Madrid authorities on Friday confirmed the first case in the region of the Brazilian variant of coronavirus, which is feared to be particularly infectious, in the region.

Spain Limits AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine To People Under 55

Published: 02/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Spain said on Friday it would limit use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to people under 55, becoming the latest European nation to impose an age restriction on the Anglo-Swedish jab.

Iran asks Spain to extradite former diplomat's playboy son

Published: 02/04/2021 in BBC News - World

Sasha Sobhani, son of a retired diplomat, had a big Instagram following on Rich Kids of Tehran

Spain's vaccine delays hamper fight against pandemic

Published: 02/02/2021 in BBC News - World

Officials fear the delays mean the impact of vaccines will not be felt till the end of 2021.

Brexit leaves Spain's Costa Brits facing dilemmas

Published: 01/11/2021 in BBC News - World

British expats in Spain tell the BBC how the new post-Brexit rules have changed their lives.