MADRID Spain's High Court ruled on Monday that the government should refuse a request from the United States to extradite Venezuela's former military intelligence chief and ordered his release from jail.
MADRID The leader of Spain's centre-right Ciudadanos party offered on Monday to break a political deadlock and avoid another election by facilitating Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez's confirmation as premier if certain conditions are met.
MADRID Spain's far-left Unidas Podemos party dismissed the Socialists' latest offer for a deal to form a government on Tuesday, further increasing the likelihood of another election in November after an inconclusive vote in April.
MADRID Spain's Socialist party extended its lead in an opinion poll published on Tuesday, which potentially put it on course to challenge for a majority in a snap election days after it failed to persuade lawmakers to confirm it in government.
BRUSSELS/MADRID Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal. | Video
MADRID Spain's far-left Podemos on Monday demanded higher profile government posts, upping the ante on the eve of Socialist Pedro Sanchez's confirmation vote as prime minister after politicians from both sides had said a deal was within reach.
MADRID Spain's socialist government has claimed ownership of Francisco Franco's summer palace in Galicia in its latest clash with the former dictator's descendents, who have challenged a plan to exhume his remains from a state mausoleum outside Madrid.
PARIS/MADRID France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. | Video
PARIS/MADRID, June 28 France steeled itself on
Friday for its hottest day since records began as the death toll
rose from a heatwave suffocating swathes of Europe.
* Net debt rises to 1.4 bln euros
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