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400 migrants storm border at Spain's Ceuta

2016-12-10 07:03

Around 400 African migrants have forced their way into the tiny Spanish enclave of Ceuta, authorities said, the biggest group in a decade to storm the walled city bordering Morocco in search of asylum.

Green groups pressure Spain over wetlands

2016-11-30 21:55

Environmentalists have piled pressure on Spain over its sprawling Donana wetlands, a Unesco World Heritage site.

Origami birds protest for Donana nature park

2016-11-24 17:37

Environmentalists are displaying hundreds of colorful origami birds outside the Spanish Parliament to demand greater government action to protect a national park that provides habitat for migrating birds.

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WATCH: Behind the scenes with the SA's racing Binder brothers

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Catalans protest challenges to secession

2016-11-13 22:16

Thousands of Catalan separatists have gathered in Barcelona to protest a series of legal challenges made by Spain's government against pro-independence Catalan politicians.

Lorenzo breaks own pole record at Valencia MotoGP

2016-11-12 19:36

Jorge Lorenzo broke his own track record to claim pole position for the season-ending Valencia MotoGP.

Spanish police arrest 56 in internet child porn operation

2016-11-10 20:05

Spanish police say they have arrested 56 men in a nationwide operation against internet child pornography.

Spain: Wanted French 'hitman' arrested in Halloween disguise

2016-11-04 18:19

Spanish police say they have arrested a wanted French national suspected of heading a gang of hired assassins who worked for drug-traffickers.

Swiss woman held in Spain for holding her kids captive

2016-10-29 13:43

Spanish police say day they have detained a Swiss woman who allegedly kept her children captive for seven years, threatening to kill them if they ever tried to get help.

Spain's top court cancels bullfighting ban in Catalonia

2016-10-20 16:38

Spain's Constitutional Court has cancelled a bullfighting ban in Catalonia in what is likely to exacerbate tensions between Madrid and the separatist region, and between animal activists and fans of the tradition.

 

4 migrants die, 34 rescued en route from Morocco to Europe

2016-12-07 18:03

Moroccan authorities say four migrants have died and 34 have been rescued after their inflatable boat capsized between Morocco and Spain.

Spanish police arrest man for attempting to join ISIS in Syria

2016-11-27 18:02

Spanish police have arrested a man at Madrid's Barajas airport who was attempting to join the Islamic State extremist group in war-torn Syria.

Spanish taxi driver returns 10 000 euros left in cab

2016-11-20 22:23

A Canadian tourist who left a suitcase containing 10 000 euros in cash in a Barcelona taxi has been reunited with his money thanks to an honest cab driver, police say.

Proudly SA: World champ Brad Binder finishes Moto3 career in style

2016-11-14 09:55

Brad Binder underlined his class, talent and champion-credentials with an utterly amazing victory at the Valencia GP.

Lorenzo signs off at Yamaha with Valencia MotoGP win

2016-11-13 17:33

Three-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo signed off his nine-year Yamaha career with victory in the Valencia Grand Prix on Sunday, the final event of the 2016 season.

MotoGP: Lorenzo quickest during Valencia practice

2016-11-11 20:27

Three-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo posted the fastest lap during Friday's opening two practice sessions ahead of Sunday's season-ending Grand Prix of Valencia.

Bale to rake in R10m a week

2016-11-06 05:50

Lucrative contract will keep Welsh footballer at Real Madrid until 2022

Spain crisis gives way to new battles for PM

2016-10-31 12:51

When conservative political survivor Mariano Rajoy takes control of Spain once again this week he will be faced with unprecedented opposition as he grapples with painful economic reforms and resurgent Catalan separatism.

Spain arrests suspected Islamic State supporter

2016-10-26 13:32

Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of spreading propaganda for the Islamic State armed group

Q&A: SA teen Savannah Woodward takes on Red Bull Rookie trials

2016-10-19 06:32

SA racing teen, Savannah Woodward, is participating in the Red Bull Rookies Cup trials in Spain. We find out more about this Benoni-born rider.

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