Spain: Police arrest 4 for suspected jihadi recruiting

2015-02-24 13:58

Spanish police have arrested four people suspected of working to recruit jihadi militants and spread propaganda for the Islamic State group.

Spain shoeshine man gifts prized Twitter accounts

2015-02-16 21:14

Authorities in Brazil have got hold of a valuable Twitter account to publicise next year's Rio Olympics, after a humble Spanish shoeshine man surrendered the rights to it for free.

Still more embassies close in Yemen

2015-02-14 16:30

The United Arab Emirates and Spain have suspended operations at their embassies in Yemen following an exodus of foreign diplomats.

Spanish house advance after in three years

2015-02-10 12:30

Spanish house sales have risen 2.2% in 2014 from a year earlier, the latest sign the battered real estate sector could be turning a corner.

Spain repels 400 migrants

2015-02-01 19:04

Spain says 400 African migrants have tried to storm border fences separating is North African enclave Melilla from Morocco.

F-16 ploughs into planes at Nato base, 10 dead

2015-01-26 21:04

A Greek F-16 fighter jet has crashed into other planes on the ground during Nato training in southeastern Spain, killing at least 10 people, Spain's defence ministry says.

Spanish police arrest suspected militants

2015-01-24 22:02

Spanish police in Ceuta arrested four men suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network that may have been planning an attack in Spain, the interior ministry says.

Spain bank BBVA sells stake in China's CNCB

2015-01-23 13:29

Spanish banking giant BBVA says it will sell half of its stake in Chinese lender CNCB for $1.64bn to strengthen its capital base.

Panama Canal widening will go over budget

2015-01-20 10:00

Widening the Panama Canal will cost more than budgeted due to billions of dollars in overruns by the consortium carrying out the work.

Chinese team stretch race lead

2015-01-19 16:36

Dongfeng Race Team's grip on leg three of the Volvo Ocean Race has tightened further while their closest rivals have slipped back.


How Spain is luring Chinese tourists

2015-02-23 05:00

White rice for breakfast, dim sum and fast visas - these are the key attractions being used by Spain to tap into the surging wave of Chinese tourists.

Wild boar causes chaos at Spain's main airport

2015-02-14 18:19

A Wild boar has broken through a perimeter fence at Madrid's Barajas airport, causing flight delays.

Hundreds of migrants storm Spain border

2015-02-10 19:49

Over 600 African migrants have charged the border fence separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco, Spain's government says.

Morocco man fears torture if deported from Spain

2015-02-06 10:20

Campaigners have demanded that Spain halt the deportation to Morocco of a man who fears being tortured there after being sentenced over unrest in the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

2 200 artefacts seized in European crackdown

2015-01-29 09:40

Over 2 200 looted artefacts, many from ancient Egypt, have been seized as part of a Europe-wide crackdown that also snared 35 suspected traffickers, Europol announced.

Fighter plane crashes into other aircraft in Spain, 10 dead

2015-01-26 20:30

Ten people were killed and another 13 people were injured after a Greek fighter plane crashed during Nato training in Spain, a spokesperson for the defence ministry has said.

Spain seizes 11 tons of hashish in countrywide raid

2015-01-23 13:30

Spanish police have seized 11 tons of hashish and detained 55 people as part of a vast operation targeting a Moroccan drug trafficking ring, sources say.

Spain sees record 65 mn tourist visits in 2014

2015-01-22 17:15

Spain has received a record 65 million visits from foreign tourists in 2014, in a fresh boost for the country's recovering economy.

Maybe two more planets in our Solar System

2015-01-19 19:05

The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto some astronomers claim.

Real see off Getafe

2015-01-18 16:06

Real Madrid have moved four points clear of Barcelona after Cristiano Ronaldo scored either side of a Gareth Bale strike.

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