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Spain`s new cardinal probed for `inciting anti-gay hate`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 05:31

Spanish prosecutors have opened an investigation into newly chosen Spanish Cardinal Fernando Sebastian Aguilar after a gay-rights group accused him of hate speech.

Storms batter north coast of Spain

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 04:08

The north coast of Spain was battered by storms which have left a trail of damage Saturday night and Sunday morning, Xinhua reported.

Luis Aragones, of famed <i>tiki taka</i> dies, aged 75

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 20:57

The legendary Spanish coach, Luis Aragones, who helped Spain win 2008 Euro, died aged 75 on Saturday. After spending majority of his playing career with Atletico Madrid, Luis started his managerial career with the capital club in 1974.

Swiss woman kills baby in Spanish detention

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 02:11

A 40-year-old Swiss mother who was being hunted by police killed her 10-month-old baby boy by cutting his throat after being caught and arrested in Spain, police and newspaper reports said Thursday.

Spain says jobless rate tops 26% at end of 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:48

Spain`s unemployment rate rose above 26 percent in the final quarter of 2013, official data showed Thursday, as the eurozone`s fourth-largest economy emerged only haltingly from a long, job-wrecking recession.

15 killed, Spaniard injured in attacks in Pak`s restive areas

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 19:08

At least 15 people, including 13 Pakistani policemen and a child, were today killed and a Spaniard cyclist injured in three separate attacks in the country`s restive areas.

French minister slams Spain`s `Stone Age` abortion law

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 23:31

A Spanish plan to tighten abortion laws will take women back to the Stone Age, French Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine said.

Imperious Novak Djokovic canters into quarter-finals

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:05

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic reached his seventh successive Australian Open quarter-final with a routine 6-3 6-0 6-2 victory over 15th-seed Fabio Fognini on Sunday.

Israel summons EU envoys in tit for tat after settlement protest

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 04:59

Israel summoned European ambassadors accusing them of pro-Palestinian "bias" damaging to peace prospects, in a tit-for-tat move after Israeli envoys were called in over settlement expansion plans.

Prostitutes in Spain register to pay taxes

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 15:42

Prostitutes in the Spanish tourist island Ibiza have formed a sex workers` cooperative to pay taxes and gain social security benefits - the first such group legally registered in Spain, they say.

Catalonia holds key vote in Spain secession drive

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 14:07

A European season of separatist fervour kicks off on Thursday with Catalan lawmakers voting on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence from Spain.

Australian Open 2014: Wozniacki overcomes McHale in surreal encounter

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 13:08

Dane Caroline Wozniacki survived a surreal encounter with American Christina McHale to record a 6-0 1-6 6-2 victory on Rod Laver Arena on Thursday and move into the Australian Open third round.