• Make It Oct 7

    Spain Wants Young People to Leave Home – and Is Offering Them $300 a Month to Do So

    Spain is planning to offer young people 250 euros ($289) a month to incentivize them to move out of their parents’ house and rent. 

  • Europe Politics May 19

    Spain and Morocco in Diplomatic Crisis After 8,000 Migrants Enter Spanish Territory

    A rift has deepened between Spain and Morocco after thousands of migrants tried to enter Spanish territory.

  • Donald Trump Jan 7

    ‘Disgraceful': World Leaders React to Pro-Trump Riots Rocking Washington

    Prime ministers and foreign dignitaries around the world reeled while watching scenes from the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

  • Madrid Sep 11, 2019

    Spanish Singer-Songwriter Camilo Sesto Dies at 72

    Spanish singer and songwriter Camilo Sesto, a popular star in the 1970s and 1980s, has died of heart failure. He was 72. Sesto’s manager, Eduardo Guervós, confirmed his death to Spanish public broadcaster TVE, saying that he had died early Sunday in a hospital in Madrid after suffering two heart attacks. Sesto, whose real name was Camilo Blanes Cortés, sold...

  • Spain Aug 25, 2019

    7 Dead After Helicopter and Plane Collide on Spanish Island of Mallorca

    A mid-air collision between a sightseeing helicopter and a small plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca killed seven people Sunday, authorities said. The victims included three adults and two children on the helicopter and two local men on the light plane, the regional government of Spain’s Balearic islands, which include Mallorca, said in a tweet. Local media reported the...

  • Captain Aug 19, 2019

    Migrants Jump Off Rescue Boat to Try to Reach Italian Island

    Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat Sunday in a thwarted bid to reach shore in Italy, where the government’s hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has refused to let the 107 passengers disembark. “We have been warning for days, desperation has its limits,” said Open Arms founder Oscar Camps, who released a video showing four migrants...

  • Madrid Apr 29, 2019

    Socialists Win Spain Election, Far-Right Emerges as Player

    Spain’s governing center-left Socialists won the country’s election Sunday but must seek backing from smaller parties to maintain power, while a far-right party rode an unprecedented surge of support to enter the lower house of parliament for the first time in four decades. With 99% of ballots counted, the Socialists led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez won 29% of the...

  • Supreme Court Feb 10, 2019

    Right-Wingers Rally in Madrid, Demand Socialist PM Resign

    Thousands of Spaniards joined a right-wing rally in Madrid on Sunday to demand that Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez step down. Many in the crowd gathered in the capital’s Plaza de Colon, waving Spanish flags. They chanted slogans in favor of the nation’s security forces and for Sanchez to resign. The conservative opposition Popular Party and the center-right Citizens party...

  • vice president Dec 11, 2018

    Spanish Government Warns of Security Takeover in Catalonia

    Spain’s central government is threatening to deploy national police to ensure security in Catalonia if regional authorities fail to stop the recent disruptions by pro-independence protesters on major highways. The warnings, in writing on Monday and also in public remarks on Tuesday by officials in the center-left Cabinet of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, follow the blocking of a highway...

  • The Associated Press Oct 6, 2018

    Spanish Opera Singer Montserrat Caballe Dies at 85

    Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85. Caballe died early Saturday at Hospital San Pau in Barcelona, hospital spokesman Abraham del Moral told The Associated Press. Caballe’s family requested the cause of death not be released, saying that she...

  • Europe Jun 16, 2018

    Spain Saves 933 Migrants From Boats Crossing Mediterranean

    Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 933 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The service said Saturday that it pulled the migrants from a total of 68 different smuggling boats that its rescue craft intercepted throughout Friday and Saturday morning after...

  • Spain Jun 2, 2018

    Spain Government Poised to Fall, Socialists Set to Take Helm

    Spain’s conservative government appeared doomed Thursday to lose a no-confidence vote in parliament, with the center-left Socialist party poised to take power. A Basque nationalist party’s announcement that it would vote in favor of the motion spelled the almost certain end of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s mandate and foretold the stunning collapse of his minority government in a parliamentary vote...

  • Barcelona Oct 11, 2017

    Spain Gives Ultimatum to Catalonia: Back Down or Be Punished

    Spanish authorities gave Catalonia’s separatist leader five days to explain whether his ambiguous statement on secession was a formal declaration of independence and warned Wednesday that his answer dictated whether they would apply never-used constitutional powers to curtail the region’s autonomy. Threatening to invoke a section of the Spanish Constitution to assert control over the country’s rogue region, Prime Minister...

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