Gulf Times - Spain
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.

Miners close in on Spanish toddler trapped in a well

Miners close in on Spanish toddler trapped in a well

Miners closed in Friday on a toddler who fell in a well on January 13 in southern Spain, keeping the country on tenterhooks with a rescue operation fraught with glitches.

Spanish rescuers drilling tunnel to search for toddler in well

Spanish rescuers drilling tunnel to search for toddler in well

Engineers began drilling a tunnel Saturday to find a two-year-old boy who fell into a well in southern Spain a week ago, joining hundreds of rescue workers already at the scene.

VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

VAR has had a positive impact in its first season in La Liga despite recent criticism, the Spanish Football Federation's referees committee insisted on Tuesday.

Spain holds its breath over child apparently trapped in well shaft

Spain holds its breath over child apparently trapped in well shaft

Spain is holding its breath as emergency services attempt to rescue a 2-year-old boy thought to have become trapped in a 110-metre-deep well shaft.

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Spanish migrant rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Monday that Spanish authorities were preventing its ship from setting sail in the Mediterranean to try to save migrants.

Boat with 311 migrants docks in Spain after spending Christmas at sea

Boat with 311 migrants docks in Spain after spending Christmas at sea

A charity rescue vessel carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya docked in Spain on Friday, ending a traumatic journey which saw them spend Christmas at sea and several European nations denying the ship entry.

Spanish fishing boat carrying rescued migrants heads to Malta

Spanish fishing boat carrying rescued migrants heads to Malta

A Spanish fishing boat carrying 11 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya is heading to Malta, the Spanish government said on Sunday, bringing an end to a protracted standoff to find a safe port for the boat amid increasing European resistance to accepting migrants.

Thousands march in Spanish cities to protest violence against women

Thousands march in Spanish cities to protest violence against women

Tens of thousands of protesters, many wearing purple, marched through Madrid and other Spanish cities on Sunday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit

British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels on Saturday to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.