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Spain's first 'stolen babies' case comes to trial

Madrid - A former doctor will go on trial on Tuesday in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during Spain's dictatorship.

Over 400 migrants saved off Spain: rescue service

Tarifa - A total of 418 migrants were rescued in three operations off the coast of Spain on Saturday, the national rescue service said.

Protests across Spain as sexual abuse gang released on bail

Madrid - Protesters hit the streets across Spain for the second day running on Friday, after five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing a young woman at Pamplona's bull-running festival were released on bail.

Anger grows as Spain court bails sexual abuse gang

Madrid - Protests were planned across Spain on Friday, after a court ordered the release on bail of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing a young woman at Pamplona's bull-running festival.

Protests in Spain as Pamplona sexual abuse gang released on bail

Madrid - Protesters took to the streets in Spain Thursday after a court ordered the release on bail of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing a young woman at Pamplona's bull-running festival.

Officials target 'alcohol tourism' in Mallorca poster drive

Madrid - Local authorities on Spain's holiday Island of Mallorca have put up 20 posters warning of heavy penalties for nudity, fighting and other alcohol-fuelled misbehaviour, it was announced on Wednesday.

Italy says Spain should take 'next four' migrant boats

Rome - Italy's far-right interior minister on Wednesday accused Spain of failing in its commitments to receive migrants, saying it should take "the next four" rescue boats after Madrid welcomed one rejected by Rome.

Race to replace Rajoy as head of embattled Spanish conservatives

Madrid - The race to lead Spain's graft-tainted conservative Popular Party gathered pace Tuesday, as two women who were heavyweight ministers in Mariano Rajoy's ousted government announced their candidacy.

Spain king's brother-in-law starts jail term for embezzlement

Madrid - The Spanish king's brother-in-law began a six-year jail sentence on Monday, drawing a line under a long-running corruption scandal that enraged the public and brought shame on the royal family.

Spain's new government to remove Franco's remains from mausoleum

Madrid - Spain's new Socialist government is determined to remove the remains of Francisco Franco from a vast mausoleum near Madrid and turn it into a place of "reconciliation" for a country still coming to terms with the dictator's legacy.

Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France': Spanish govt

Madrid - Almost half of the 630 migrants that were rescued from the Mediterranean and arrived in Spain's port of Valencia at the weekend want to seek asylum in France, the Spanish government said Monday.

Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France': Spanish govt

Madrid - Almost half of the 630 migrants that were rescued from the Mediterranean and arrived in Spain's port of Valencia at the weekend want to seek asylum in France, the Spanish government said Monday.

Spanish king's brother-in-law jailed over graft conviction

Madrid - The Spanish king's brother-in-law was jailed Monday after losing an appeal against a graft conviction, the prison authorities said.

Red Cross urges Europe to follow Spain and show migrant 'solidarity'

Valencia - The head of the Red Cross urged European Union member states Sunday to follow Spain's example of welcoming a rejected migrant ship and "put into practice" the humanitarian values promoted by the bloc.

Aquarius migrants step ashore in Spain after week-long ordeal

Valencia - The 630 migrants whose rescue sparked a major migration row in Europe arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday after a turbulent week that saw Italy and Malta turn them away.

Spain says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

Madrid - Madrid said Saturday it has accepted an offer from France to take in some of the 630 migrants from the Aquarius rescue ship following a turbulent week that saw Italy spurning people plucked from the Mediterranean.

Spain says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

Madrid - Madrid said Saturday it had accepted an offer from France to take in migrants from the Aquarius rescue ship, currently en route to Spain with more than 600 people on board.

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Rome - Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.

Ronaldo agrees 18.8mln tax settlement: legal source

Madrid - Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to pay the Spanish taxman 18.8 million euro ($20 million) to settle a tax fraud claim, a legal source said Friday.

Italy's far-right interior minister says migrant rescue ship on 'cruise'

Rome - Italy's far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini has suggested that hundreds of migrants aboard a rescue convoy heading for Spain were on a "cruise", as an NGO condemned their plight as a symbol of the failure of the EU.

Rejected migrant ship is 'symbol of EU's failure': MSF Spain

Madrid - A rescue ship with 629 migrants on board that is on its way to Spain has become a "symbol of the failure of the European Union," the head of the Spanish branch of Doctors without Borders (MSF) which helps operate the vessel said Thursday.

Spain wants to remove barbed wire from border fences at Ceuta and Melilla

Madrid - Spain's new interior minister said Thursday he will "do everything possible" to remove barbed wire from border fences that surround the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla, to help reduce injuries to migrants seeking sanctuary in Europe.

Puigdemont v 'Pig Demont': Ex-Catalan leader squeals on ham brand

Barcelona - Former Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont has asked Spanish authorities to stop the sale of a brand of dry-cured ham called "Pig Demont" whose logo is a pig with a hairstyle and glasses similar to his.

Migrants in Spain find difficult situation

Madrid - Spain's new Socialist government has offered to take in the 629 migrants aboard the Aquarius rescue ship that was stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy and Malta refused to let it dock.

Spain's new culture minister quits after one week over tax fraud

Madrid - Spain's culture and sports minister Maxim Huerta resigned Wednesday after it emerged he has been fined for tax fraud, in a blow to the Socialist government that took over only last week.

Belgium may probe whether Spain spied on Catalan leader

Apo - Belgian authorities faced calls Wednesday to investigate whether the Spanish secret services monitored former Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont in Belgium without telling Brussels.

Spanish king's brother-in-law: Olympic glory to royal shame

Madrid - A tall and dapper former handball player with two Olympic medals to his name, Inaki Urdangarin went from "ideal son-in-law" to the black sheep of Spain's royal family when he landed in court in a corruption case.

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron blasted Italy on Tuesday for "irresponsibility" after it turned away a rescue boat carrying African migrants, exposing deep tensions in the European Union over the issue.

Spain king's brother-in-law loses graft appeal, faces jail

Madrid - The Spanish king's brother-in-law was sentenced on appeal to five years and 10 months in jail on Tuesday for embezzling millions of euros, the Supreme Court said, in a sensational case that shamed the royals.

Spain king's brother-in-law loses appeal, gets 5 years for graft

Madrid - The Spanish king's brother-in-law was on Tuesday sentenced on appeal to five years and 10 months for syphoning off millions of euros in a case that has shamed the royals, the Supreme Court said.
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