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Will Trump's newest verbal attack push away disabled voters?

Donald Trump is the current front runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race. He is no stranger to controversy but current allegations of verbal abuse have created a media frenzy. Has he pushed himself into a corner by what some call flagrant verbal abuse?

Leading Spanish personalities call for peace protest after attacks

Madrid - Leading Spanish actors, journalists and politicians have called for a weekend peace protest in Madrid as opposition mounts against the use of force in response to recent attacks like the ones in Paris.

Madrid marchers urge justice 40 years after Franco's death

Madrid - More than 1,000 people marched through the streets of Madrid on Sunday calling for official recognition of crimes committed during the era of dictator Francisco Franco, 40 years after his death.

Near 100 migrants try to jump Morocco-Spain fence

Madrid - Close to 100 migrants tried to storm the border fence from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Melilla Saturday in a scramble that left one man seriously injured, authorities said.

40 years after Franco's death, Spanish families look for 'stolen babies'

Madrid - Leonor remembers the long corridor of the Spanish maternity ward where she saw her newborn daughter disappear in 1964, taken away by a nurse, like it was just minutes ago.The next day she was falsely told by hospital staff that her daughter had died.

Lawyer seeks to end Spain's 'silence' over Franco era

Madrid - Prominent Spanish lawyer Baltasar Garzon launched a petition Thursday asking for late dictator Francisco Franco's remains to be removed from their official resting place, where he still lies next to thousands of his victims.

Airport passenger profiling key to thwarting attacks: Analysts

Barcelona - Contested in some quarters, air passenger profiling is gaining ground among watchdogs as a defence against terror attacks following two bloody assaults in less than a month.

Nearly 6,000 foreign jihadists on Interpol radar: Chief

Madrid - Interpol has identified only 5,800 foreign fighters of the roughly 25,000 believed to have joined jihadist groups in conflict zones like Syria and Iraq, the head of the global police body said Wednesday.

Engaging Assad a 'lesser evil', Spain says after Paris attacks

Madrid - Spain's foreign minister pleaded Wednesday in favour of engaging with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to deal with the terror threat in Europe, just days after deadly attacks in Paris.

Spain issues arrest warrant for Netanyahu over Gaza flotilla raid

Madrid - A Spanish judge has issued an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and numerous other current and former government officials for their roles in the deadly 2010 military raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in international waters.

Spanish broadcaster mistakes Star Wars symbol for Al-Qaeda logo

Madrid - The Force definitely wasn’t with reporter Jota Abril during Monday’s “La Mañana” news show on TVE in Spain when he mixed things up, using a Star Wars symbol for the al-Qaeda logo.

Spanish bishops concerned by efforts to 'break up' Spain

Madrid - Spain's Roman Catholic bishops said Monday they were "extremely concerned" by efforts to "break up" Spanish unity, amid a strong independence drive in Catalonia.

Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas

Barcelona - Former Polish leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa slammed plans Sunday by his country's incoming government to stop welcoming refugees under a hotly contested EU plan following the Paris attacks.

Spanish papers hit back after NY Times questions independence

Madrid - Spain's main newspaper publishers on Friday blasted a New York Times article that raised questions over the editorial independence of the nation's print media, slamming the report as "caricature".

Madrid sets speed, parking restrictions to fight pollution

Madrid - Madrid city hall on Friday for the first time banned non-residents from parking in the centre of the Spanish capital and reduced speed limits on access highways in an effort to reduce air pollution levels.

First beekeepers lived in prehistoric times

Humans have kept bees for centuries — just how long has been a matter of debate. New research has traced back the first beekeepers to prehistoric times.

Catalan president loses second attempt to secure new term

Barcelona - The outgoing head of the Catalan government, Artur Mas, on Thursday failed again to garner enough support in the regional parliament to secure a new term following a September vote.

Spanish pair jailed for murdering adopted Chinese daughter

Madrid - A separated Spanish couple were sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for drugging and suffocating their 12-year-old adopted Chinese daughter, in a case that has drawn the attention of Beijing.

EU border agency has less than half requested guards: Deputy head

Madrid - EU countries have provided the bloc's Frontex border agency with less than half the personnel it has requested to deal with a record influx of migrants, the agency's deputy head said in an interview published Thursday.

Spanish govt turns to court to block Catalan independence drive

Madrid - Spain's Constitutional Court on Wednesday suspended a resolution passed by Catalonia's parliament that declared the start of a secession process, at the request of the central government in Madrid.
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