Arrests fuel jihad fears in Spain`s African lands

Aisha has lived all her life in one neighbourhood in Spain`s African territory of Ceuta, but now she is willing to move -- even to the war zone of Syria.

Greenpeace fined over Spain nuclear protest: Court

A Spanish court has fined Greenpeace and 16 of its activists USD 25,000 for damage caused during a protest at a nuclear plant but acquitted them of other, more serious charges.

Uber curbs 'God View' access as privacy concerns mount

Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc has limited employee access to its "God View," a real-time taxi monitoring tool, amid increasing privacy concerns.

Forced to pay for content, Google News closes in Spain

US giant Google today went ahead with a vow to shut down its popular online news service Google News in Spain in protest at a new law which would make it pay for content.

India thrash USA in Kabaddi World Cup
India thrash USA in Kabaddi World Cup

Iran men's team and Indian women's team secured semifinal berths after defeating Spain and Denmark respectively in the fifth Kabaddi World Cup here on Saturday.

Web-surfers, newspapers worried over Google News closure in Spain

Spain`s main web-surfers` association warned Friday that national media will lose huge internet traffic when Google shuts its Google News operation next week in protest at being made to pay for content, while newspapers called for talks to prevent the closure.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid extend record winning run
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid extend record winning run

Cristiano Ronaldo hit a late double as La Liga leaders Real Madrid thumped Almeria 4-1 to extend their Spanish record winning run to 20 matches on Friday.

Spanish court to consider paternity suits against ex-king

Spain`s Supreme Court will consider two paternity suits against former king Juan Carlos lodged by a waiter and his sister who believe they are the illegitimate children of the ex-monarch, a judicial source said on Thursday.

Fraud trial urged for husband of Spanish princess

Princess Cristina's husband should be tried for fraud and embezzlement, but there's no basis for charges against her, a prosecutor said on Tuesday in a corruption probe that has weighed heavily on Spain's royal family.

Atletico de Kolkata planning soccer academy in Kolkata
Atletico de Kolkata planning soccer academy in Kolkata

On the lines of Atletico de Madrid's academy in Spain, ISL franchisee ATK is planning to build a world-class coaching academy to nurture young talents, here.

Spain rescues 28 migrants, searches for missing

 Spain`s coastguard said on Friday it had plucked 28 migrants from a ship in the Mediterranean Sea and were looking for other passengers from the vessel who may have gone missing.

Greenpeace and photographer tried for Spain nuclear protest

Environmental group Greenpeace faces one of its toughest ever trials in Spain on Thursday with 16 members plus a photographer risking jail sentences of nearly three years over a protest at a nuclear plant.

Government changes spark unease at Spanish state TV

 Journalists at Spain`s state broadcaster RTVE are accusing Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy`s conservative government of tightening its control on the network ahead of local and legislative elections next year.

600 migrants storm Spain border, 30 enter: Government

 Some 600 African migrants charged at the border fence separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco on Tuesday and 30 managed to climb over, Spain`s government said.

Detection of super-Earth transit extends terrestrial frontier
Detection of super-Earth transit extends terrestrial frontier

Astronomers made the first ever observation from a ground-based telescope of a super-Earth passing in front of a nearby Sun-like star, a development that could spur them in their search for signs of life on alien planets from afar.

Spanish PM pushes for new laws after graft scandal

 Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday pushed for the rapid adoption of new laws aimed at tightening political party accounting rules, after his health minister resigned in the latest in a string of corruption scandals.

Spanish PM to announce new law after graft scandal

Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will on Thursday present a new law aimed at tightening political party accounting rules, the day after his health minister resigned amid a massive corruption scandal.

Pope`s `pain` as second man accuses Spanish priests of abuse

A second man has filed a complaint accusing a group of Catholic priests in Spain of sexual abuse in a case Pope Francis has said has caused him "great pain", a judicial source said Wednesday.

Four priests arrested in Spain sex abuse probe

Police in Spain today arrested four Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing children in the southern city of Granada, the interior minister said.

Spain's Iker Casillas a surprise inclusion on shortlist for Fifa goalkeeper award
Spain's Iker Casillas a surprise inclusion on shortlist for Fifa goalkeeper award

Iker Casillas is a surprise inclusion as one of the five goalkeepers shortlisted for the Fifa’s 2014 World XI despite a poor showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil last summer and after making just 12 La Liga appearances for Real Madrid.