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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

Third person dies, two airports closed as torrential rains hit southern Spain

13 Sep 2019

SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR/ORIHUELA, Alicante, Sept 13 (Reuters) - A third person has died in southern Spain's torrential rains, the local mayor told Spanish radio Cadena Ser on Friday as airports and dozens of roads were closed in a second day of heavy rainfall.

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.

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

17 Aug 2019

GIBRALTAR The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to prevent the vessel from leaving Gibraltar. | Video

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.

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; U.S. seeks to hold it

16 Aug 2019

LONDON/GIBRALTAR Britain's Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it. | Video

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.

Spanish prosecutor accuses sacked Catalan leader of rebellion

31 Oct 2017

BARCELONA/MADRID Spain's state prosecutor accused sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Monday of rebellion and sedition as the former regional president traveled to Belgium with other members of his ousted administration and hired a lawyer there. | Video

Zwangsverwaltung in Katalonien ohne Zwischenfälle

30 Oct 2017

Barcelona/Madrid Der erste Arbeitstag in Katalonien unter Zwangsverwaltung der spanischen Zentralregierung ist in der autonomen Region ohne öffentliche Proteste und Aktionen des zivilen Ungehorsams verlaufen.

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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