Spain seizes over 15 tons of hashish from ship

2015-07-01 13:09

Spanish police have seized 15.7 tons of hashish resin on a merchant ship laden with salt near the southern port of Malaga, the interior ministry says.

Spain, Portugal bake in heatwave

2015-06-29 16:55

Temperatures have soared above 40°C across Spain and Portugal prompting heat alerts, raising the risk of wildfires and drawing crowds to beaches and fountains.

Man, 80, killed in bull-run

2015-06-26 21:13

Two men aged 40 and 80 have died this week after being gored during festive bull-runs in Spain.

Spain wants big fines for Antarctic poachers

2015-06-23 21:02

Spain proposes huge fines for alleged Chilean sea bass fish poaching operation in Antarctic.

Spaniards retrieve remains of Germanwings victims

2015-06-16 14:47

Relatives of Spanish victims of the Germanwings jet crash are retrieving the remains of their loved ones at Barcelona's airport after the airline sent them from France.

Spain's King strips his sister of her title after fraud charges

2015-06-12 11:18

Spain's King Felipe VI has stripped the title of duchess from his sister, the palace says, heaping pressure on Cristina de Borbon to give up her succession rights as she prepares to stand trial on tax fraud charges.

Suitcase boy reunited with mother

2015-06-08 21:11

The African boy found in a suitcase by Spanish border police has been reunited with his mother.

Airbus says three engines failed in Spain A400M crash

2015-06-03 16:17

An analysis of the black boxes of the A400M plane which crashed in Spain has revealed that three of the aircraft's four engines failed before it ploughed into a field killing four.

Spanish police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples

2015-05-31 15:00

Spanish police seized 200 kilos of cocaine found inside hollowed-out pineapples that arrived by ship from Central America.

Deal to out rich-world coal export subsidies elusive

2015-05-27 19:16

The world's richest nations are unlikely to reach a deal to phase out subsidies for coal exports, to reduce the chances of a new global climate change agreement.


Spanish police smash international drug ring

2015-06-30 20:06

Spanish police say they have smashed an international drug ring, seizing 3.5 tons of cocaine and €9m during a two-year investigation.

Neville named Valencia assistant coach

2015-06-28 20:00

Former England international Phil Neville has been appointed assistant coach of Valencia, the Spanish side has announced.

Rwandan general refuses extradition

2015-06-25 19:04

A Rwandan general and ex head of intelligence services has refused extradition to Spain for war crimes.

Cars threaten world's most endangered feline- Iberian lynx

2015-06-19 10:19

The world's most endangered feline species, the Iberian lynx, is making a comeback in Spain after being pushed to the brink of extinction.

4-in-a-row Lorenzo takes Catalunya GP

2015-06-14 16:46

Jorge Lorenzo took his Yamaha to the front on Turn 1 of the 2015 Catalunya MotoGP and then never let go.

Father of African boy found in suitcase freed on bail

2015-06-09 11:24

The father of an Ivory Coast boy caught being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase last month has been freed on bail, allowing the family to be reunited.

Spain defence minister says Libya needs help

2015-06-06 22:34

An international military intervention could be needed to end unrest in Libya, where ISIS is gaining a foothold, Spanish Defence Minister Pedro Morenes says.

Spain: Judge won't reduce €2.7m bail for princess

2015-06-02 15:52

The judge overseeing the case of Spain's indicted Princess Cristina has rejected requests by her lawyer and a prosecutor to reduce the €2.7m bail he set for her while she awaits trial for tax fraud.

Scientists encounter prehistoric murder mystery

2015-05-28 13:21

Scientists say a fossilised skull discovered deep inside a Spanish cave shows tell-tale signs of homicide: two fractures inflicted by the same weapon.

Villota family looks to court over Maria

2015-05-27 12:08

Despite F1 team Marussia, now called Manor, being cleared of wrongdoing, Maria de Villota's family is considering legal action.

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