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Police sprinting champ nabs Spanish bag snatchers

2019-12-24 21:16

Two Spanish robbers who tried to flee on foot after snatching a bag containing $3 300 met with more than they bargained for when one of the police officers pursuing them turned out to be a record-holding sprinter.

WATCH | #LH44VR46 - Ride onboard with Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi as they swap rides

2019-12-20 11:45

Jump onboard with Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi to get an exclusive insight into the pair making motorsport history with the ultimate race-machinery swap.

UN talks struggle to stave off climate chaos

2019-12-13 18:16

United Nations climate negotiations in Madrid were set to wrap up on Friday with even the best-case outcome likely to fall well short of what science says is needed to avert a future ravaged by global warming.

Five tigers arrive at Spanish refuge after Polish rescue

2019-12-02 20:29

Five tigers that narrowly survived a harrowing journey across Europe before being impounded at the Polish border, have arrived at an animal shelter in southeastern Spain.

Alex Marquez to join brother Marc at Honda MotoGP team in 2020

2019-11-19 09:36

Alex Marquez will ride alongside his older brother and six-time MotoGP world champion Marc at Honda next season, the team announced.

WATCH | Triple MotoGP world champion Lorenzo retires

2019-11-15 13:41

Three-times MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo said Thursday he would retire following the Valencia Grand Prix.

Activists gear up for weekend of mass protest in Barcelona

2019-10-26 18:33

Barcelona was bracing Saturday for a weekend of fresh protest, with large rallies by independence supporters and a counter-demonstration by Catalan "remainers" as the backlash over Spain's jailing of separatist leaders rumbled on.

Trump orders Turkey to stop war | Spain jail Catalan leaders: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-15 06:11

Scrambling, Trump tells Turkey to stop Syria invasion | Spain jails Catalan leaders, sparking angry protests at Barcelona airport; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Hacker seeking bitcoin ransom hits city's computer sytem

2019-10-05 10:42

A hacker has taken over the computer system of a Spanish city and is demanding a ransom paid in bitcoin to unlock it, say local officials.

Man gored to death by bull in Spanish festival

2019-08-30 09:05

A man has died after being gored by a rampant bull during a festival in central Spain, authorities say.

 

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

2019-12-22 08:39

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

'Cleaner and cheaper': Sunny Spain is banking on renewable energy

2019-12-16 11:59

With productive solar and wind power, Madrid looks to Brussels and beyond for investment in climate projects.

Spain court sentences man over gang rape website

2019-12-10 22:02

A Spanish court sentenced Tuesday a man to 18 months in jail for setting up a website showing where a notorious gang rape took place during the running of the bulls festival in the city of Pamplona three years ago.

MotoGP champion Marquez has 'successful' shoulder surgery

2019-11-28 09:12

World MotoGP champion Marc Marquez underwent his second shoulder operation in the space of a year with the surgery described as "successful" by his Honda team.

SA fans react to Brad Binder's Moto2 close with a three-in-a-row win in Valencia

2019-11-17 18:00

SA's Brad Binder ended his Moto2 career on a high in Valencia on Sunday as he readies for the huge step up to MotoGP next year. The fans at home were ecstatic on Twitter!

US Congresswoman resigns over 'relationship' scandal | Dems' key witness testifies: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-28 07:05

Congresswoman resigns amid "relationship" scandal | Dems' key witness testifies in impeachment probe; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Trump faces off with Democrats | Global paedophile network revealed: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-17 06:29

Trump and Democrats face off on Syria after US House vote | Dutton reveals AFP involved in disrupting paedophile networks; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

A majority of European women suffer sexism at work - survey

2019-10-13 15:21

A majority of women in Europe have suffered gender-based or sexual violence at work, according to a study across five countries.

Aragon MotoGP: Marquez on pole at home race

2019-09-21 16:44

Marc Marquez is a red-hot favourite to win the Aragon MotoGP after roaring to pole position for his home Grand Prix where the Spaniard will renew his struggle with French tyro Fabio Quartararo on the front row.

WATCH | Severe storm in Madrid brings hail and flash flooding

2019-08-29 10:09

A severe hailstorm hit Madrid paralysing roads and causing flash flooding.

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