Spain`s already high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, in a bleak reminder of the challenges the country faces as it seeks to cement a fragile economic recovery.
In the dying moments of Diego Simeone`s second Madrid derby in charge of Atletico, a banner was lowered behind the goal his side was defending to display a stinging message: "Wanted: A dignified rival for a decent derby".
Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday called for a peace plan for war-torn Yemen that includes humanitarian aid, dialogue and the formation of a broad-based Yemeni government after a proposed cease-fire already rejected by Saudi Arabia.
A second Spanish caver trapped at the bottom of a deep ravine in Morocco`s High Atlas mountains died on Sunday despite efforts by emergency services to rescue him and a third companion, the Spanish interior ministry said.
Spain`s conservative government reacted angrily Thursday to a visit by former Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to Cuba and his meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, calling it disloyal.
The leader of Spanish protest party Podemos insisted Friday that any headway its Greek allies Syriza in make in renegotiating that country`s huge debts would have a "limited" impact on Spain`s elections this year.