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Dozens hurt in Barcelona rush-hour train crash

50 minutes ago

A commuter train slammed into the end of the platform during the morning rush-hour at a busy Barcelona station leaving 56 people injured.

Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hall

2017-07-24 09:10

The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws

Spain's running of the bulls: 6 runners injured on final day

2017-07-14 11:50

Medical officials in Spain have said that the bull run on the final day of the San Fermin festival has left six people injured, but no gorings have been reported.

Second time lucky: Spain's royal Ferraris finally get buyers

2017-07-13 20:08

The first time they went up for auction there were no buyers but two Ferraris gifted to Spain's former king Juan Carlos by an Arab sheikh finally sold for nearly €444 000.

Audi debuts SA-bound A8: All you need to know about the next-gen flagship

2017-07-12 10:17

The fourth-generation A8 has made its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona.

2 people gored in Pamplona 2017's second bull run

2017-07-08 11:25

Officials in Spain say that at least two people have been gored and several more injured during the second running of the bulls at this year's San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Mali

2017-07-04 08:30

Employees of evicted white Zimbabwean farmer Robert Smart says they "want him back" and wife of ailing Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has left the country to visit him in London.

Spain: Dane suspected of fighting for ISIS nabbed

2017-07-02 08:25

Spanish police have arrested a Danish citizen suspected of having fought for the Islamic State extremist group in war-torn Syria.

Spain fire near World Heritage site 'under control'

2017-06-27 19:00

Officials say a wildfire that threatened a nature reserve in southern Spain designated as a World Heritage site has been brought under control.

Madrid boosts security for WorldPride

2017-06-23 17:08

Madrid has increased security for the start of WorldPride 2017, one of the biggest celebrations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights which hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend.

 

Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Spain knife attack

2017-07-25 12:10

A knife-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar" charged across the border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla, attacking and injuring a police officer, authorities said.

Rollercoaster cars crash at Spanish park

2017-07-16 20:27

Thirty-three people suffered minor injuries Sunday in a collision between two trains on a rollercoaster at one of Spain's oldest theme parks.

Record-breaking Spain heatwave kills road crew worker

2017-07-14 05:49

Spain has baked in a record-breaking heatwave which was blamed for the death of a road crew worker and is suspected of leaving another man in critical condition.

Spain swelters through its second heat wave this summer

2017-07-13 11:57

A new heat wave has seven provinces in southern Spain on the highest alert as thermometers are expected to register highs above 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) in certain areas, weather authorities said

UK airbrushes history of spanish conflicts in Brexit diplomacy

2017-07-11 11:38

British diplomats are brushing over a century of conflict and one attempted invasion as they seek to bolster ties with Spain in the midst of the Brexit negotiations.

Rights activists call for 'bloodless' Pamplona bull festival

2017-07-05 21:29

In Pamplona, around 100 semi-nude animal rights activists have called for an end to bullfights by wearing plastic horns and spreading blood-coloured powder a day ahead the city's famed annual festival.

Jihadist arrested in Spain wanted to buy weapons there

2017-07-04 08:14

A Danish man arrested in Spain on suspicion of fighting with Islamic State jihadists in Syria was planning to buy weapons in the country, the interior ministry says.

Boy travels from Morocco to Spain under bus

2017-06-27 19:13

A boy travelled at least 230km from Morocco to Spain hanging underneath a bus, officials say, in another example of desperate measures taken by migrants to get to Europe.

Fire licks Spanish nature reserve, 1 500 evicted

2017-06-25 16:22

More than 1 500 people, many of them staying at a camp site, have been evacuated as a precaution after a fire broke out at a nature reserve in Spain famed for its biodiversity.

Europe OKs project to seek alien life

2017-06-22 12:34

Europe has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with any life forms they may host.

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