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Parents of tumour boy held in Spain as sympathy grows

Madrid - A Spanish judge on Monday extended the detention of a British couple arrested for taking their seriously ill son out of a hospital in England without medical consent, as sympathy for their situation grew at home.

Parents of British brain tumour boy appear in Madrid court

Madrid - The parents of a British boy taken out of hospital in Britain without medical consent appeared before a Spanish judge on Monday for an extradition hearing.

Grandmother of brain tumour boy criticises police

London - The grandmother of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour criticised police for arresting his parents after they removed him from hospital against medical advice.

Catalan anti-independence enclave clings to Spain

Badalona - Red and yellow Spanish flags fly proudly in the town of Badalona as thousands flock to watch the national basketball team play.

British brain tumour boy found in Spain: police

Southampton - Ashya King, the five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent, has been found in Spain with his parents, who have been arrested, Spanish police said.

European arrest warrant out for brain tumour boy's parents

Southampton - A European arrest warrant was issued Saturday for the parents of a five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was snatched from hospital without medical consent.

'Plaza de marihuana': Police uncover huge plantation in bullring

It seems some people found a much better use for a bullring in Almogía in southern Spain. Unfortunately for them, they were caught growing thousands of marijuana plants instead of the usual "corrida" or bullfight.

Zara withdraws 'Holocaust' shirt for kids from stock

Zara, the large Spanish clothing manufacturer, was called to task for selling a navy-and-white striped shirt for children featuring a gold, six-pointed star on the front, strongly resembling the uniforms worn in the Nazi concentration camps during WWII.

Ice bucket challenge using fire fighting plane goes wrong

Girona - Many people think that the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone way too far, and they could well be right. A Belgian man, taking part in an Ice Bucket Challenge with a spectacular difference, has been injured and is currently in hospital in Girona, Spain.

Robbers foiled in 'Ocean's Eleven' style bank job in Elche, Spain

Elche - Thieves were foiled when they attempted a sophisticated "Ocean's Eleven" style bank robbery in Elche in eastern Spain. It took them some time and a lot of ingenuity to dig a tunnel to the bank's vault, but they got caught in the final act.

Merkel backs Spain opposition to Catalan independence vote

Madrid - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday backed Madrid's opposition to attempts by Spain's economically powerful Catalonia region to hold an independence referendum in November.

Swiss tourists having sex on the run fined for no seat belt

Ibiza - Earlier in August on the swinging island of Ibiza there were three married couples from Switzerland, merrily having sex in the back of a van as it drove along. Police officers stopped the van and a routine breathalyzer test did not go quite as expected.

Burial site for Black Death victims a first in Spain

Barcelona - When the Black Death plague hit Spain back in the 14th century, the population reportedly plummeted from around six million to a mere 2.5 million people. However, the first mass grave from that period has only now been discovered, in Barcelona.

German Chancellor Merkel to walk Spanish pilgrimage with PM Rajoy

Santiago De Compostela - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is gearing up for a hike in the next few days, when she will join Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for at least part of the famous "Camino de Santiago" (Way of St James) pilgrimage in north-western Spain.

Ex-Catalan leader hit with corruption lawsuit in Spain

Madrid - A right-wing Spanish public sector union filed a lawsuit Wednesday against an ex-president of the autonomous region of Catalonia, accusing him of graft involving up to 18 million euros ($24 million).

Spain mourns priest who died from Ebola

Madrid - Several hundred mourners joined a funeral service on Wednesday for a Spanish priest who died from Ebola after being infected in Liberia, becoming the first European victim of the worst-ever outbreak of the virus.

Spain, Italy struggle with surge in African migrants

Madrid - Spain and Italy struggled to cope Wednesday with a huge surge of African immigrants, plucking more than 2,300 people from flimsy vessels in just 24 hours as they made desperate attempts to reach the shores of southern Europe.

Irish man arrested after throwing €3.3M cocaine from hotel window

Valencia - A 39-year-old Irish man, possibly suffering from paranoia, has been arrested by police in Valencia, Spain for possession of 55 kgs of cocaine. He made it known he possessed the drugs by throwing a suitcase full of cocaine from his hotel window.

Missionary with Ebola repatriated to Spain has died

Madrid - Miguel Pajares, 75, was recently brought home to Spain from Liberia, suffering from the deadly Ebola virus. Despite being treated with the experimental drug ZMapp, he has reportedly passed away from the disease on Tuesday morning.

EU urges Gibraltar, Spain to probe cigarette smuggling

Gibraltar - The EU's anti-fraud office on Monday urged Gibraltar and Spain to launch legal action after it found signs that organised crime was behind a rise in cigarette smuggling in southern Spain.

Megabus passengers stranded in Spain when driver arrested

Girona - Sixty-two tourists were en route from London to Spain Sunday, when they were left stranded in Girona for seven hours after their driver was arrested. He was accused of falsifying his travel documents, which meant he was not allowed to carry passengers.

Spanish tax office summons ex-Catalan leader

Madrid - Spain's tax office summoned a former president of the economically powerful and rebellious region of Catalonia for questioning on Friday after he admitted to concealing undeclared money in secret foreign bank accounts.

Spanish Navy finds 127 Kg of cocaine on board training tall ship

Cadiz - The Spanish training ship "Juan Sebastián Elcano" is at the center of a messy controversy after authorities found on board a cargo of 127 kilos of cocaine. Three crew members were arrested and are being investigated for drug trafficking.

The witches cave of Zugarramurdi, Spain (Video)

Zugarramurdi - You missed the ceremony during this year's summer solstice, but it would be worthwhile planning to visit Zugarramurdi in 2015. Home of witchcraft and other pagan practices, the past is brought back to life in this town every year.

Hike the 'Route of the Faces' at Buendía, Spain (Video)

Cuenca - Curving along next to the Buendía dam in the Cuenca province of Castilla la Mancha is a fascinating hiking route, unlike any other in Spain. This is the "Ruta de las Caras," or in English, the "Route of the Faces" and it is well worth the hike.

New Nigeria Ebola cases amid fears epidemic 'out of control'

Lagos - The death toll of the Ebola epidemic neared 1,000 on Wednesday as fears rose that the disease is taking hold in Africa's most populous nation of Nigeria, after a second death among seven confirmed cases in Lagos.

New Nigeria Ebola cases amid fears epidemic is 'out of control'

Lagos - The death toll of the Ebola epidemic neared 1,000 Wednesday as fears rose that the disease is now taking hold in Africa's most populous nation of Nigeria after a second death among seven confirmed cases in Lagos.

Catoira, Spain and the annual attack of the Vikings (Video)

Catoira - Every year a hoard of "bloodthirsty" Vikings head down the Ulla River and disembark at Catoira in Galicia in northern Spain. While this might sound a little terrifying, its actually a whole load of fun and the blood tastes suspiciously like red wine.

Spain sends plane to repatriate missionary sick with Ebola

Madrid - A Spanish air force plane departed Wednesday for Liberia to fly home a 75-year-old Spanish missionary infected with Ebola, the first patient to be returned to Europe in a fast-spreading outbreak of the deadly disease.

Spain locks up 14-year-old girl jihad suspect

Madrid - A 14-year-old girl detained on suspicion of trying to join Islamic extremists fighting in Iraq and Syria was ordered Tuesday by a Spanish judge to enter a youth detention centre.
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Protest in Malaga  Spain on April 15  2012
Protest in Malaga, Spain on April 15, 2012
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The  Toro de la Vega  was held in Tordesillas on September 17  2013.  An AFP press photographer was ...
The "Toro de la Vega" was held in Tordesillas on September 17, 2013. An AFP press photographer was gored during the festivities, possibly by the bull pictured here.
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Christmas in Fuengirola, Spain
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Busker in Malaga, Andalucia, Spain
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Beaches of Fuengirola, Spain
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Málaga 12m - protest on May 12, 2012 - Plaza de la Merced
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Olympic stadium in  Montjuïc  Barcelona - the city hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Olympic stadium in Montjuïc, Barcelona - the city hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics.
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Roman Bridge  Ronda  Spain
Roman Bridge, Ronda, Spain
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Every April an international fair is held in Fuengirola - Brazil and Cuba.
Every April an international fair is held in Fuengirola - Brazil and Cuba.
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Malaga  Spain: July 13  2012 - supporting the coal miners of northern Spain.
Malaga, Spain: July 13, 2012 - supporting the coal miners of northern Spain.
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Scenes of Los Boliches, Fuengirola, Spain
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Casa Battlo, Barcelona, Spain
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Scenes of Los Boliches, Fuengirola, Spain
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Scene from the short film "Barcelona GO!"
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Scientists at the Principe Felipe Research and Development Center in Valencia Spain cheered themselves up by entering a YouTube lip syncing competition.
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Caminito del Rey in El Chorro (Málaga, Spain)
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Dog and cat friends in Fuengirola, Spain - Murray enjoying the benefits of a cooling fan.
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Park Güell - Barcelona  Spain.
Park Güell - Barcelona, Spain.
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Spanish workers from Edesa, march behind a banner that reads "In Defense Of Our Jobs" during a protest at the factory's closure in Basauri
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