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Protest against separatists' sentencing sets Barcelona streets ablaze

17 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Protesters set cars on fire and threw petrol bombs at police in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Wednesday, intensifying unrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state. | Video

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated

13 Sep 2019

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. | Video

Over 150 migrants break into Spanish North African enclave

30 Aug 2019

SAN ROQUE, Spain More than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta and briefly clashed with police on Friday, the biggest attempt to enter across the heavily guarded barrier in a year. | Video

Spanish warship with migrants arrives in Spain after Italy row

30 Aug 2019

CADIZ, Spain, Aug 30 A group of 15 rescued migrants arrived in Spain on board a Spanish warship on Friday after Italy refused to allow the rescue vessel that had picked them up in the Mediterranean Sea to dock at an Italian port.

Iranian tanker at centre of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows

19 Aug 2019

GIBRALTAR The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further.

Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar

17 Aug 2019

GIBRALTAR An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail soon.

One gored among dozens injured at bull-running in Spain

11 Jul 2019

PAMPLONA, Spain One man was gored in the arm among scores more injured on Thursday during Spain's centuries-old San Fermin bull-running festival where protesters complained new safety measures were spoiling the buzz.

Migrants land on Spanish beach, flee as tourists look on

27 Jul 2018

TARIFA, Spain More than 30 illegal migrants, pursued by a police boat, landed their packed dinghy on a Spanish beach on Friday then scattered into the surrounding sand dunes and woodland.

Eerie model of Picasso's corpse lies in Spanish birthplace

05 May 2017

MALAGA, Spain A life-size model of the corpse of Pablo Picasso lies on a plinth in his home city of Malaga, eyes closed, hands folded.

Gibraltar rock-steady against 'Brexit bombshell'

03 Apr 2017

GIBRALTAR "Brexit Bombshell -- but Gibraltar will not surrender" stated the Gibraltar Panorama on Monday as the British enclave's future took center stage in the wrangling over Britain's break from the European Union.

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