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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.

DRC seeks joint Chinese-Spanish offer to build dam

2017-06-14 11:31

The Democratic Republic of Congo says it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid.

African migrants: to Europe, whatever the risk

2017-06-13 19:14

Uche's real journey had yet to begin but he had already spent four days in the northern Nigerian city of Kano after travelling on public buses and potholed roads from Imo state in the southeast.

1 000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean; 2 dead

2017-06-10 19:44

A Spanish aid group says two migrants have died in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation that saved more than 1 000 others.

Red Bull's door closed for 2018 - Alonso

2017-05-30 12:56

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso admits he could move to a different team next season, but it won't be Red Bull.

Spanish climber tops Everest twice in a week

2017-05-28 15:21

Spanish mountaineer Kilian Jornet has reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in a week.

Spain saves 73 migrants in 3 boats crossing from Africa

2017-05-27 20:56

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 73 migrants from three small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores

Spanish navy rescues 282 migrants from 2 boats off Libya

2017-05-25 16:30

Spain's defense ministry says a navy frigate has rescued 282 migrants from two boats found adrift in waters off the Libyan coast.

Alonso to 'represent' F1 drivers well - Carlos Sainz

2017-05-24 14:42

Carlos Sainz says he is sure Fernando Alonso will "represent" current F1 drivers well at the Indy 500 on Sunday.

Formula 1 teams unhappy amid Mercedes-Honda co-operation rumours

2017-05-18 09:42

Two Formula 1 teams have admitted their opposition amid rumours Mercedes is preparing to help Honda finally get up to speed in the sport.

 

Spain mourns slain matador Fandino

2017-06-18 16:25

Spain's royal family has joined politicians and the bullfighting world in mourning matador Ivan Fandino, who was gored to death in a fight in France.

Spain sizzles as temperatures rise

2017-06-13 20:07

Spain is sizzling as June temperatures rise far above normal, while holidaymakers have packed beaches and some try to seek shelter where possible.

Dovizioso wins Catalonia GP to tighten MotoGP title fight

2017-06-11 17:12

Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso tightened the MotoGP championship fight after winning the 2017 Catalonia GP from a seventh-place start on Sunday.

MotoGP: Pedrosa on pole for Catalan Grand Prix

2017-06-10 17:46

Dani Pedrosa claimed pole for Sunday's Catalan MotoGP after a qualifying session to forget for leading championship contenders Maverick Vinales, Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez on Saturday.

2 British nationals arrested in Spain for ramming pedestrians - police

2017-05-29 14:42

The two men who have been arrested for ramming into pedestrians in a southern coastal town in Spain are British nationals who appeared to be drunk, authorities have said.

Real Madrid bank on new record

2017-05-28 06:34

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says the victory in Malaga a fortnight ago has so far been the "best moment" of his life.

4 killed, 8 injured in Bilbao house fire

2017-05-27 16:39

Spanish authorities say four people have died and eight have been injured in a fire in Bilbao after flames consumed their wooden house.

Alonso 'not on Mercedes wish list' - Niki Lauda

2017-05-24 17:44

Niki Lauda has dealt a blow to Fernando Alonso's chances of switching to Mercedes in 2018.

Spain Socialists elect fierce government critic as leader

2017-05-22 10:37

Spain's opposition Socialists have re-elected Pedro Sanchez, a fierce critic of the ruling conservatives, as their leader, an outcome likely to threaten the country's shaky minority government.

Bottas surprised by engine failure

2017-05-15 11:24

Valtteri Bottas expressed his surprise at an unexpected Mercedes engine failure that forced him to retire from the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix, just two weeks after his maiden F1 triumph.

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