Dozens of migrants rescued off southern Spanish coast

2015-10-04 19:34

Almost 200 migrants from North and sub-Saharan Africa have been rescued overnight as they tried to reach southern Spain in makeshift vessels, Spanish coastal rescue officials says.

2 British women missing in stormy waters off Spain

2015-10-01 14:56

Rescue teams have searched for 2 British women who went missing off a resort in northeastern Spain after they went for a late night swim in stormy waters.

Catalan govt chief charged over independence poll

2015-09-29 18:59

Spain has charged Catalonia's leader, Artur Mas, over the holding of a referendum on the northeastern region's independence.

Tough talks loom for Catalonia

2015-09-28 15:51

Secessionist parties that want Catalonia to break away from Spain but agree on little else are facing tough political negotiations aimed at forming a regional coalition.

Lorenzo closes gap on Rossi with Aragon win

2015-09-27 17:32

Jorge Lorenzo won his third race on home soil this season at the Aragon Grand Prix to cut the gap on Yahama team mate Valentino Rossi.

MotoGP: Marquez storms to Aragon GP pole

2015-09-26 19:09

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez stormed to pole for Sunday's Aragon Grand Prix by smashing his own circuit record at the MotorLand track on Saturday.

1 dead, 3 injured in factory blasts in south-eastern Spain

2015-09-21 18:03

Spanish officials say one person has died and at least three others have been seriously injured after two explosions at a chemical and fuel factory outside the south-eastern town of Almeria.

Tripped-up Syrian refugee starts new life

2015-09-17 22:00

The Syrian refugee football coach who made world headlines when a Hungarian camerawoman tripped him as he fled, says he feels "fantastic" to be starting a new life in Spain.

Speedster busted for Facebook video

2015-09-14 08:56

If you're driving at illegal speeds, don't brag about it on social media - a driver has been arrested for his speeding antics posted on Facebook.

Rally car spins out of control, kills 6 people

2015-09-07 08:37

Six people were killed, including a pregnant woman and several others injured when a rally car spun out of control at the Coruna rally in Spain.


Spain finds 300kg of cocaine in pureed banana shipment

2015-10-01 19:48

Spanish authorities seized 300kg of cocaine worth €10m from a container loaded with pureed bananas that arrived from Costa Rica, the government tax office says.

VW crisis: 700 000 SEAT cars affected too

2015-09-30 11:14

700 000 vehicles from Volkswagen's Spanish unit, SEAT, are among the 11-million models involved in the automaker's emissions scandal.

Spanish couple go on trial over murder of adoptive daughter

2015-09-29 14:36

A Spanish couple accused of drugging and suffocating their 12-year-old daughter who they adopted in China have gone on trial on Tuesday in a case that has drawn the attention of Beijing.

Catalan separatists may win majority - poll

2015-09-27 21:25

Separatist parties may win a solid absolute majority of seats in Catalonia's regional parliament, an exit poll has shown.

Catalonia heads to the polls as unity of Spain hangs in balance

2015-09-27 10:08

Voters in Spain's north-eastern region of Catalonia are heading for the polls in elections billed by the region's leader as a referendum on its independence from Spain.

African migrant found in Spain in car dashboard

2015-09-25 06:45

Spanish police say they have found a would-be migrant squashed into a hidden compartment under the dashboard of a car that was attempting to enter Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco.

Catalan independence would mean eurozone exit

2015-09-21 13:33

Spanish region, Catalonia risks eurozone exclusion and its banks would lose access to European Central Bank facilities if it becomes independent of Spain.

Men on horseback spear bull to death in Spain

2015-09-15 19:07

Men on horseback in a Spanish town chased down a bull and speared it to death during the annual Toro de la Vega festival - a tradition reviled by animal rights activists, who turned out by the hundreds to protest.

Spanish police find body of missing US tourist

2015-09-12 22:26

Spanish police have found the body of US tourist Denise Pikka Thiem, who went missing in April as she was walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in northwestern Spain, and have detained a suspect.

Rally car leaves road, kills 6

2015-09-05 22:26

Six people have died and several others were injured after being hit by a speeding car that left the road while taking part in the Coruna Rally.

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