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Spain seizes submarine with cocaine cargo

Spain seizes submarine with cocaine cargo

Police in Spain have seized a submarine carrying cocaine off the coast of the northwest Galicia region which had arrived from South America, officials said on Monday.

Amnesty calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty International on Tuesday called for the immediate release of two jailed Catalan leaders, saying that what it described as a "vague" and "overly broad"

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Voting starts in Spain's repeat election, fragmented result expected

Around 37 million voters in Spain are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament for the second time this year.

Thousands rally in Catalan counter-protest

Thousands rally in Catalan counter-protest

Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday for Spanish unity, staging a counter-rally in Barcelona a day after 350,000 Catalan separatists held a protest over the jailing of nine regional leaders.

Huge crowds join grassroots march for jailed Catalan leaders

Huge crowds join grassroots march for jailed Catalan leaders

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans marched peacefully through Barcelona on Saturday in support of calls to free jailed separatist leaders

Woman's mummified body found in Madrid apartment 15 years after death

Woman's mummified body found in Madrid apartment 15 years after death

The mummified body of a woman whose corpse is believed by authorities to have been left in her apartment for 15 years was discovered in the Spanish capital, Madrid, officials said on Friday.

Spanish PM under pressure over Catalan protests

Spanish PM under pressure over Catalan protests

Ahead of next month's general election, Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez faced sharp criticism Sunday for his handling of violent Catalan separatist protests

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid as thousands protest again

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid as thousands protest again

Barcelona returned to relative calm after six days of demonstrations against the jailing of separatist leaders left hundreds injured in the tourist hotspot

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid after violent clashes

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid after violent clashes

Separatist Catalan leaders on Saturday called on the Spanish government to enter into talks as Barcelona braced for fresh violence after days of clashes between police and protesters.

Clashes in central Barcelona on fifth day of separatist protests

Clashes in central Barcelona on fifth day of separatist protests

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators waving pro-independence flags poured into Barcelona on Friday, the fifth day of sometimes violent protests over the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders.

Catalan separatist leaders to get up to 15 years in jail

Catalan separatist leaders to get up to 15 years in jail

Spain's Supreme Court plans to convict and sentence Catalan separatist leaders to a maximum of 15 years in prison over a 2017 bid for independence, a judicial source said on Saturday.

Spanish PM visits flood-hit areas as death toll rises to six

Spanish PM visits flood-hit areas as death toll rises to six

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday visited the country's flood-stricken southeastern regions as the death toll rose to six and train and air services were disrupted for a third day.