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Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat

Madrid - More than 30 migrants were rescued at the weekend off the coast of Spain after their rubber speed boat caught fire, forcing them into the water in a dramatic moment caught on camera and broadcast Monday.

Spain's Rajoy gets majority support for 2017 budget

Madrid - Spain's prime minister, at the head of a minority government, puts his 2017 budget to a parliamentary vote this week safe in the knowledge that he finally has the support of a majority of lawmakers.

Tens of thousands rally in Madrid for 'job dignity'

Madrid - Tens of thousands of people rallied in Madrid on Saturday for a "march of dignity" to demand better wages and job security as Spain's economy improves.

Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

Madrid - Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal.

Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi's 21-month jail sentence

Madrid - Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal.

Spanish PM accuses Catalan separatists of 'blackmail'

Barcelona - Spain's prime minister on Monday accused Catalonia's separatist government of blackmail after a newspaper reported it was planning to declare independence unless Madrid allows the wealthy region to hold a referendum on secession.

Pedro Sanchez, Spain's redeemed Socialist chief

Madrid - Pedro Sanchez, re-elected Sunday as leader of Spain's Socialists just seven months after he was ousted, has vowed to step up opposition to the country's minority conservative government.

Spain's Socialists pick govt critic Sanchez as leader

Madrid - Spain's opposition Socialists re-elected Pedro Sanchez, a fierce critic of the ruling conservatives, as their leader Sunday, in a political revival likely to threaten the country's shaky minority government.

Spain's labour reform delivers jobs but at a cost

Madrid - Spain's labour market reform has helped bring down sky-high unemployment but critics complain the bulk of the jobs it created offer lower salaries and less security.

Spain's divided Socialists choose new leader

Madrid - Spain's bitterly divided Socialist party will choose a new leader Sunday in a party primary that may determine whether or not conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's minority government will last.

Spain's deeply divided Socialists pick new leader

Madrid - Spain's deeply divided Socialists will elect a new leader on Sunday in a party primary whose outcome could threaten the stability of conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's minority government.

Several Spanish firms targeted in cyber attacks

Madrid - Telecom giant Telefonica and several other Spanish companies were targeted in cyber attacks Friday, the government said.

Spain parliament calls for Franco's remains to be moved

Madrid - Spanish lawmakers approved Thursday a motion calling for the remains of General Francisco Franco to be removed from a controversial mausoleum near Madrid that was built by prisoners during his dictatorship.

Spanish police smash ring that exploited Nicaragua boxers

Barcelona - Spanish police said Wednesday they had busted a ring that allegedly exploited boxers they brought to Spain from Nicaragua and forced to take part in competitions across Europe.

Narcos in southern Spain increasingly brazen

Algeciras - Attacks on police, unloading drugs in broad daylight... Drug traffickers in southern Spain are operating in an increasingly brazen manner that has authorities worried.

37 injured in blast at chemical recycling plant in Spain

Madrid - Several explosions ripped through a recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid on Thursday, injuring 37 people, three of them seriously, and forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, officials said.

Blast at Spanish chemical recycling plant injures 30

Madrid - At least 30 people were injured Thursday, three of them seriously, in an explosion at recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid, forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, authorities said.

Spain to challenge low-tax Gibraltar post-Brexit: report

Madrid - Spain will challenge "unfair competition" from Gibraltar after Brexit, a foreign ministry report seen Wednesday said, singling out a low-tax regime operated by the British overseas territory to attract foreign investors.

Thousands march in Madrid against corruption

Madrid - Thousands of people at the traditional May Day rally in Madrid vented their anger at rampant corruption, as Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) finds itself embroiled in a new scandal.

A Spanish quest to hand down prehistoric secrets

C - It's dark and surprisingly warm in a cave in western Spain that hides our most intimate connection to the prehistoric past -- hand silhouettes painted tens of thousands of years ago.
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