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Spain's economic output eases in 2018, deficit drops below 3 percent

29 Mar 2019

MADRID The Spanish economy expanded at the slowest pace last year since 2014 while the budget deficit slipped below the Brussels-set target of 3 percent of gross domestic product for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, data showed on Friday.

Study shows limited control over privacy breaches by pre-installed Android apps

25 Mar 2019

MADRID/SAN FRANCISCO An independent study lead by an academic group in Spain has shown that what personal information can be collected by pre-installed programs on new Android mobile devices is expansive and faces little oversight.

Spanish economy bucks euro slowdown on domestic demand, central bank says

20 Mar 2019

MADRID The Spanish economy expanded in early 2019 at a pace similar to its growth at the end of 2018, as stronger-than-expected domestic demand offset a slowdown in exports, the Bank of Spain said on Wednesday.

European powers poised to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

26 Jan 2019

MADRID Major European countries threw their weight behind Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday saying they would recognize him as interim president if Nicolas Maduro failed to call elections within eight days.

European powers poised to recognise Venezuela's Guaido

26 Jan 2019

MADRID Major European countries threw their weight behind Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday saying they would recognise him as interim president if Nicolas Maduro failed to call elections within eight days.

UPDATE 3-European powers poised to recognise Venezuela's Guaido

26 Jan 2019

* Britain, Germany, France, Spain call for elections in Venezuela

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Jailed Catalans urge peaceful protest for rare visit by Spain's PM

20 Dec 2018

MADRID, Dec 20 Nine Catalan separatists jailed over their region's push for independence called on Thursday for large but peaceful protests to mark a rare visit by Spain's cabinet.

No signs of new property bubble in Spain - Bank of Spain

12 Dec 2018

MADRID There are no signs of a new property bubble in Spain and the sector is far from showing any indications of over-valuation seen before its 2008 collapse, Bank of Spain Governor Pablo Hernandez de Cos said on Wednesday.

Spanish court confirms sexual assault, no rape, sentence in 'Wolf Pack' case

05 Dec 2018

MADRID A Spanish regional court on Wednesday confirmed a controversial ruling that cleared five men of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman during Pamplona's San Fermin festival, a case which led to protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abuse.

Spain prosecutor seeks long jail terms for Catalan pro-independence leaders

02 Nov 2018

MADRID Spain's public prosecutor on Friday sought jail terms of up to 25 years on rebellion charges for nine leaders of Catalonia's independence movement over an illegal secession bid they spearheaded last year.

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