MADRID Three of the candidates vying to become Spain's next prime minister clashed over the economy, corruption and Catalan independence in an election debate on Monday but a fourth, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, stayed away.
MADRID Spain's patchwork of supermarket chains, many privately owned, are keeping their heads above water in the face of a lingering economic crisis and high unemployment, but the pressure to merge or die is relentless as hard-up shoppers remain choosy.
MADRID Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) held on to its lead in an opinion poll three weeks before a national election but new party Ciudadanos overtook the Socialists (PSOE) to move into second place.
MADRID Newcomer Ciudadanos has caught up with Spain's long-established political parties and will tie three ways with them in the Dec 20 national election, a poll published on Sunday showed.
MADRID Spain's ruling party will cut income tax and create two million jobs over the next four years if re-elected next month, centre-right Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told a campaign rally on Saturday.
MADRID The European Banking Authority on Wednesday corrected some of the capital adequacy ratio numbers it published on European Union banks after shares in Spanish lenders took a hit.
BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers warned Italy, Spain, Austria and Lithuania on Monday against breaking EU fiscal rules with their draft budgets for 2016, endorsing an assessment last week by the EU executive.
MADRID Spain's established parties, the governing centre-right People's Party (PP) and opposition Socialists, are pulling away from newer parties, according to an opinion poll published on Monday, but neither looks close to a majority in Dec. 20 elections.
MADRID Spain's economic output picked up in October from the third quarter, when it posted one of the fastest growth rates in the euro zone, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.
MADRID The Spanish government said on Friday it would tighten funding conditions for Catalonia as the northeastern region's parliament looks to press ahead with an independence campaign.
ATHENS Future talks on debt relief for Greece will focus on the debt's net present value, Greek deputy central bank governor Ioannis Mourmouras told a business conference on Tuesday, endorsing the approach favoured by euro zone governments.