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Hundreds hurt as Spain festival promenade collapses

Hundreds hurt as Spain festival promenade collapses

Panic erupted at a packed seaside music festival in northwest Spain when part of a wooden promenade suddenly collapsed, injuring more than 300 people, nine of them seriously, officials said Monday.

Migrant rescue ship docks in Spain again after Italy refusal

Migrant rescue ship docks in Spain again after Italy refusal

An NGO ship which saved 87 migrants in distress off Libya docked in Spain on Thursday after roaming the Mediterranean for days, the third such vessel to be allowed in the country...

Ryanair's Irish pilots to join widening strike on August 10

Ryanair's Irish pilots to join widening strike on August 10

Ryanair has suffered strikes in some of its other main markets such as Spain and Portugal as it struggles to reach collective labour agreements across Europe.

Spain taxi strike over Uber ends after six-day standstill

Spain taxi strike over Uber ends after six-day standstill

Spanish taxi drivers ended a six-day strike late on Wednesday after the government said it will limit licences for online ride-hailing companies such as Uber, the latest setback for the service following global protests ...

Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities

Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities

Taxi drivers have choked main roads and snarled airports, bus and train stations since Saturday.

Migrants land on Spanish beach, flee as tourists look on

Migrants land on Spanish beach, flee as tourists look on

More than 30 illegal migrants, pursued by a police boat, landed their packed dinghy on a Spanish beach on Friday then scattered into the surrounding sand dunes and woodland.

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium

Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for Puigdemont last week after Germany refused to extradite him.

Spain's conservatives swing to right as new leader chosen

Spain's conservatives swing to right as new leader chosen

A lawmaker from the northern Spanish city of Palencia, Pablo Casado has been a member of the People's Party since 2003.

Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

The Spanish court also dropped European arrest warrants for five other Catalan pro-independence leaders living abroad.

Migrant rescue boat aims for Spain with bodies, shunning Italy

Migrant rescue boat aims for Spain with bodies, shunning Italy

A sea rescue charity is seeking permission to take the bodies of two dead migrants to Spain, it said on Wednesday, shunning the option of taking a lone survivor to a much closer port in Italy whose interior minister has accused rescue groups of lying.

France offers asylum to 80 Aquarius migrants

France offers asylum to 80 Aquarius migrants

France will grant asylum to around 80 refugees from the Aquarius rescue vessel which was at the centre of a bitter European dispute over migration last month, the country's asylum office said Tuesday.

Russia beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Russia beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties thanks to two saves by their goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals where they will face either Denmark or Croatia.