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Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain: Frontex

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain: Frontex

Italy has been the main gateway to Europe since a 2016 deal with Ankara shut off the route from Turkey to EU member Greece, which had mostly been used by Syrian refugees.

Spain could top Greece in migrant sea arrivals: IOM

Spain could overtake Greece this year in the number of migrants arriving by sea, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday, using boats and even jet-skis.

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

Ceuta and Melilla, another Spanish territory on Morocco`s northern border, have the EU`s only land borders with Africa.

Huge fire at Spain music festival prompts exodus

Huge fire at Spain music festival prompts exodus

Police arrested a British man on the holiday island of Mallorca in June, and placed another under investigation, on suspicion of targeting tourists outside hotels and encouraging them to make bogus claims.

Spanish policeman attacked on Morocco border, man arrested

A man was detained on Tuesday after attacking a policeman on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla with a large knife, a source from the local government said.

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey

China is fast catching up as a global economic power, while the public perception around the world is that the US still remains at the top, according to a new survey in 38 countries including India.

At least 10 hurt in Pamplona''s final bull run of 2017

At least 10 hurt in Pamplona''s final bull run of 2017

At least 10 people were hurt at Pamplona`s final bull run of 2017, though no one was gored as runners, many wearing traditional white shirts with red neckties, raced through the narrow city streets chased by a dozen bulls and steers.

Six hurt at the penultimate 2017 Pamplona bull run

Six hurt at the penultimate 2017 Pamplona bull run

The final run of this year's festival, famous for its daily, 8 am, 875-metre sprint through uneven streets, will take place on Thursday.

Spain detains Danish man suspected of fighting with IS

In 2004, 191 people died after bombs exploded on commuter trains in Madrid in an attack claimed by Qaeda-inspired militants.

European U-21 Championship final: Mitchell Weiser's lone strike against Spain hand Germany their second title

It is Germany`s second title in the age group following their triumph in 2009, while Spain failed to expand their collection of four titles.

Wildfire continues in Spain

It has destroyed around 1,000 hectares of forest in the Sierra de la Calderona natural park.

Six suspected Islamic State jihadists arrested in Europe

Four arrests were also made in Palma, the capital of Majorca, and one in Germany, and searches were still underway in Germany and Britain.

Euro U-21 Championship: England lose on penalties as Germany set final date with Spain

Germany goalkeeper Julian Pollersbeck saved Redmond`s spot-kick to consign England to a 4-3 defeat in the shoot-out after the match had ended 2-2 at the end of 90 minutes and extra time.

Ex-Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa announces retirement from football

Ex-Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa announces retirement from football

Arbeloa made more than 150 appearances for Madrid in two stints at the club and is open to a return to the Bernabeu.

Spain prosecutor open to lifting Lionel Messi prison sentence

Spain prosecutor open to lifting Lionel Messi prison sentence

Barcelona great Messi and his father Jorge were found guilty by a Catalan court last July on three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009 to the tune of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) on image rights.

Spanish school kids seek heat relief in funeral home

"Five students had been taken to hospital, one for heatstroke, the others because they were nervous" due to the heat, the spokesman said.

Close your legs please: Madrid bus manspreading ban starts

The practice of men sitting in public transport with their legs wide apart, taking up more than one seat, has long been an irritant and the term "manspreading" appeared in 2014 in New York following a campaign against it there.

Puerto Rico votes in favor of US statehood amid low turnout

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello campaigned for statehood as the best avenue to boost future growth for the island, which has $70 billion in debt.
 

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: David Silva, Diego Costa guide Spain to 2-1 victory over Macedonia

The two European giants remain locked on 16 points at the top of Group G of UEFA qualifying after Italy saw off Liechtenstein 5-0 in Udine.

Catalonia sets vote on independence from Spain for Oct 1

Catalonia will hold a referendum on splitting from Spain on Oct. 1, the head of the region said on Friday.