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Madrid man held as mum's dismembered remains 'found in Tupperware'

Madrid - A 26-year-old man from Madrid has been arrested on suspicion of killing his mother then cutting up her remains and storing them in Tupperware containers, Spanish police said on Friday.

Woman dies after eating at Michelin-star restaurant in Spain

Madrid - A woman who died after eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain may have suffered food poisoning, a local court said on Friday.

Road blocks, strike in Catalonia against separatists' trial

Barcelona - Activists blocked roads and rail lines in Catalonia on Thursday while tens of thousands took to the streets during a region-wide strike against the trial of separatist leaders for their role in a failed 2017 secession attempt.

Spanish king speaks out during Catalan separatists' trial

Madrid - Spain's King Felipe VI said Wednesday democracy was not above respecting the law, in unusually outspoken comments widely interpreted as refuting claims by Catalan separatist leaders on trial in Madrid.

At Catalan separatist trial, judge Marchena walks tightrope

Madrid - At the helm of the hugely divisive trial of Catalan separatist leaders, Supreme Court judge Manuel Marchena is performing a difficult balancing act, alternating firmness and leniency in live proceedings.

Spanish PM to visit France to pay tribute to civil war exiles

Madrid - Spain's prime minister is to travel to France this weekend to pay tribute to the 450,000 Spaniards who sought refuge there at the end of the 1936-39 civil war and the Franco dictatorship that followed, his office said Tuesday.

Spanish ex-PM Rajoy to testify on February 26 in Catalan separatists' trial

Madrid - Spain's former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, who was in power when Catalonia's executive tried to secede in 2017, will testify in the high-profile trial of separatist leaders on February 26, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.

Spanish victims of sex abuse priests speak out

Barcelona - A trickle of accusations of sexual abuse against priests in schools and seminaries is starting to erode the wall of silence in Catholic Spain, whose Church representatives are set to attend a major Vatican meeting on child protection.

200,000 protest in Barcelona against Catalan separatists' trial

Barcelona - Around 200,000 people marched through Barcelona on Saturday against the high-profile trial of Catalan separatist leaders that started this week, which they dismissed as a farce.

200,000 protest in Barcelona against Catalan separatists' trial

Barcelona - Around 200,000 people marched through Barcelona on Saturday against the high-profile trial of Catalan separatist leaders that started this week, which they dismiss as a farce.

Franco great-grandson leads fight over Spanish dictator's remains

Madrid - The great-grandson of Francisco Franco is leading opposition to Spain's bid to remove the dictator's remains from an opulent mausoleum where they have lain for more than four decades, calling it an attack on over half the country.

EU parliament cancels Catalan separatist's event

Apo - The European Parliament on Friday cancelled an event that was to be attended by Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, citing "security threats".

Spain gives Franco family two weeks to decide reburial

Madrid - Spain's government, which has pledged to exhume Francisco Franco from his opulent mausoleum, on Friday gave the late dictator's family two weeks to decide on a reburial site, the justice minister said.

Spain's Sanchez: Riding rollercoaster politics

Madrid - Eight months after ousting his rival and taking power in Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez was forced to call early elections Friday, the latest in a series of setbacks for the survivor politician.

Spanish PM calls snap polls after budget defeat

Madrid - Spain's socialist prime minister on Friday called early elections for April 28, the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was rejected in parliament over the Catalan secession crisis.

Spanish PM expected to call snap polls after budget defeat

Madrid - Spain's prime minister is expected to call an early general election on Friday, the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was rejected in parliament over the Catalan secession crisis.

Catalan separatist defends 'peaceful' independence movement at trial

Madrid - The main defendant in a rebellion case against Catalan separatist leaders accused Spain of putting a "peaceful" independence movement on trial as he took the stand Thursday in the country's most politically explosive trial in decades.

Catalan separatist refuses to answer prosecutors at trial

Madrid - The lead defendant in the trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders, former regional vice president Oriol Junqueras, refused to answer prosecutors' questions in court on Thursday."I am being persecuted for my ideas and not for my actions...

Spain prosecutor accuses Catalan separatists of using 'human shields'

Madrid - A Spanish public prosecutor on Wednesday accused Catalan separatist leaders of trying to use "human shields" to block police during their failed secession bid in 2017.

Spain PM to decide on election Friday after budget rejected

Madrid - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will announce on Friday whether to call an early general election after right-wing and Catalan separatist lawmakers rejected his draft 2019 budget.

Directors of Netflix Catalonia documentary return award

Barcelona - The directors of Netflix documentary "Two Catalonias" said Tuesday they had returned a German award because the involvement of Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont in the ceremony had "politicised" the "neutral" spirit of their work.

Spain police seize over 200 stuffed endangered animals

Madrid - Spanish police said Tuesday they had seized more than 200 stuffed endangered animals, including giraffes, rhinos, lions and tigers, from an illegal taxidermy workshop that was selling them online.

Catalans' trial a 'test' for Spain democracy: Puigdemont

Berlin - Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont said Tuesday the high-profile trial in Madrid of 12 ex-colleagues involved in a secession bid was a "stress test for Spanish democracy.

Trial of former Catalan leaders: what you need to know

Madrid - Twelve former Catalan leaders go on trial on Tuesday at Spain's Supreme Court for their role in a failed 2017 bid to break away from Spain.Here are some key facts about the trial.

Spain to give Franco family two weeks to decide reburial

Madrid - Spain will give Francisco Franco's family two weeks to decide on a place to rebury the late dictator when his remains are exhumed from an opulent mausoleum, the government said Monday.

Junqueras: Affable, inscrutable leader of Catalan separatism

Madrid - It's been a tumultuous few years for Oriol Junqueras, the Catalan professor who became vice-president of a regional government that tried to break away from Spain and who is now preparing to take centre-stage at a major trial.

Catalan separatist trial gives Spanish far right global platform

Madrid - Far-right Spanish party Vox is on track to get a global soapbox as it takes part in the much-hyped trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders as a "popular prosecutor" -- a Spain-specific legal mechanism that has left Madrid embarrassed.

Catalan separatists' trial puts Spanish state on defensive

Madrid - As 12 Catalan separatist leaders prepare to go on trial in Madrid, Spain has been forced to defend the independence and impartiality of its courts.

German migrant rescue ship renamed after tragic toddler

Palma - A German migrant rescue ship which operates in the Mediterranean was renamed Sunday after Alan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian refugee boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach at the height of the migrant crisis, sparking global outrageAlan's father,...

Spain's right, far-right rally against PM over Catalonia

Madrid - Tens of thousands of people waving Spanish flags joined a rally on Sunday in Madrid called by right-wing and far-right parties against Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who they accuse of treachery over his negotiations with Catalan separatists.
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