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Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

Lewis Hamilton beat Valtteri Bottas in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday to replace his team-mate as world championship leader as Mercedes' extended their record start to the season with a fifth 1-2 finish.

Voting begins in Spain election marked by far-right resurgence

Voting begins in Spain election marked by far-right resurgence

Spaniards began voting in an uncertain snap general election Sunday marked by a resurgence of the far-right after more than four decades on the outer margins of politics.

Three-person baby born in medical 'revolution'

Three-person baby born in medical 'revolution'

A team of Greek and Spanish doctors announced Thursday the birth of a baby using DNA from three people after a controversial fertility treatment that has provoked intense ethical debate.

No independence for Catalonia, says Spanish PM

No independence for Catalonia, says Spanish PM

There will be no independence for Catalonia, nor a referendum on the question if the socialists are returned to power, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told supporters Sunday.

EU waives visas for Brits despite Gibraltar row

EU waives visas for Brits despite Gibraltar row

European Union lawmakers approved a law Wednesday that will allow Britons visa-free visits even after a ‘no deal’ Brexit, despite a furious dispute over the status of Gibraltar.

With Spain vote looming, 50,000 march over 'emptying' countryside

With Spain vote looming, 50,000 march over 'emptying' countryside

At least 50,000 people took to the streets of Madrid on Sunday to draw attention to the emptying of the countryside, a growing issue for rural voters with less than a month to go before general elections.

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid a 'grave terrorist attack'

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid a 'grave terrorist attack'

North Korea on Sunday described the February raid on its embassy in Madrid by a dissident group as a ‘grave terrorist attack’ and urged an investigation into the perpetrators.

Qatari tourists among biggest spenders in Spain: envoy

Qatari tourists among biggest spenders in Spain: envoy

Qatari tourists are among the biggest spenders when on holiday in Spain, according to a top Spanish diplomat, who said Spain has recorded a 150% increase in tourist arrivals from Qatar in the last four years.

Virus attacks Spain's defence intranet, foreign state suspected-paper

Virus attacks Spain's defence intranet, foreign state suspected-paper

A computer virus infected the Spanish Defence Ministry's intranet this month with the aim of stealing high tech military secrets, El Pa?s newspaper said on Tuesday, citing sources leading the investigation as suspecting a foreign power behind the cyberattack.

Spain signs Gilbraltar tax deal with Britain

Spain signs Gilbraltar tax deal with Britain

Spain signed Monday a fiscal treaty with Britain on Gibraltar as Brexit nears, to fight tax fraud and money laundering via the British overseas territory.

Spain says Maduro has 'no intention' of negotiating

Spain says Maduro has 'no intention' of negotiating

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Wednesday Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro had "no intention of negotiating" but rejected any foreign military intervention in the economically-strapped country.

Spain gives Venezuela's Maduro eight-day ultimatum

Spain gives Venezuela's Maduro eight-day ultimatum

Spain on Saturday gave embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro an ultimatum, saying it would recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as president unless he calls elections within eight days.