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Dozens of Britons march in southern Spain ahead of Brexit

22 Sep 2019

MALAGA, Spain Dozens of Britons marched through the southern Spanish city of Malaga on Sunday to register their concerns about their uncertain status as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. | Video

Rome court says migrant ship can enter Italy's waters, overriding Salvini

14 Aug 2019

ROME/MADRID An administrative court in Rome ruled on Wednesday that a Spanish rescue ship carrying around 150 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance of a ban imposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

Sowing divisions, Franco exhumation plan looms over Spanish election

10 Apr 2019

SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL, Spain The Valley of the Fallen outside Madrid seems peaceful enough on a sunny spring day but, with national elections just around the corner, its distinction as the burial place of Francisco Franco has turned it into a political battleground. | Video

Naturalist David Attenborough says U.S. 'out on a limb' on climate

03 Dec 2018

KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 3 U.S. President Donald Trump is "out on a limb" in his attitude to climate change as nearly every other government, as well as an angry younger generation, are demanding action, British naturalist David Attenborough said on Monday at U.N. climate talks in Poland. | Video

Naturalist David Attenborough says U.S. 'out on a limb' on climate

03 Dec 2018

KATOWICE, Poland, U.S. President Donald Trump is "out on a limb" in his attitude to climate change as nearly every other government, as well as an angry younger generation, are demanding action, British naturalist David Attenborough said on Monday at U.N. climate talks in Poland. | Video

Thousands protest outside Madrid cathedral against Franco burial

26 Oct 2018

MADRID Thousands of protesters gathered outside the Almudena Roman Catholic Cathedral in central Madrid on Thursday to demonstrate against any plans to bury the remains of former dictator Francisco Franco at the site.

A village remembers Catalonia's ill-fated bid to leave Spain

27 Sep 2018

SANT JULIA DE RAMIS, Spain Oriol Costa looks at a ballot box in a glass case in his village in Catalonia, a reminder of last year's banned Oct. 1 referendum on independence that plunged Spain into its worst political crisis in decades.

Still no justice, says Spanish woman a decade after daughter killed in Pamplona

06 Jul 2018

IRUN, Spain A decade has passed since her daughter was beaten and strangled to death at Pamplona's annual bull-running festival, but Asuncion Casasola says there is still no justice for women affected by violence in Spain.

Doctor goes on trial over Spain's 'stolen babies' scandal

26 Jun 2018

MADRID An 85-year-old Spanish gynaecologist went on trial on Tuesday accused of abducting a baby in 1969 and giving her away, the first person prosecuted for the "stolen babies" scandal that affected thousands during General Francisco Franco's rule. | Video

Everything is ready for independence vote, says Catalan leader

29 Sep 2017

BARCELONA Catalonia's leader made clear his government was determined to go ahead with a Sunday vote on independence that Madrid calls illegal and which has thrust Spain into its most dramatic political crisis for decades.

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