Spain votes as new forces seek `historic` change

Spaniards voted Sunday in elections that could see the anti-austerity protest movement conquer city halls and transform Spanish politics.

Spain votes in key test for new political forces

Spaniards started voting Sunday for mayors and regional leaders in a key test for new protest parties that could herald a historic change in Spain`s political landscape ahead of a general election.

Boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase allowed to stay

  An African boy found hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into Spain has been granted temporary permission to stay so he can be reunited with his mother, officials said.

Ferrer sights possible Djokovic clash with Goffin win
Ferrer sights possible Djokovic clash with Goffin win

Spain`s David Ferrer set up a possible semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic at the Italian Open after disposing of Belgian qualifier David Goffin 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Spanish court suspends players` strike
Spanish court suspends players` strike

A Spanish court on Thursday suspended a planned strike by footballers in protest against a new TV rights law, which threatened to shut down the country`s top league at the weekend.

Spanish court set to rule on league strike
Spanish court set to rule on league strike

A Spanish court is set to rule on Thursday if footballers can legally go ahead with a strike against a new TV rights law which threatens to shut down the country`s top league at the weekend.

Airbus holds first A400M test flight since deadly crash

Airbus on Tuesday carried out the first test flight of a new A400M since one of the military transport planes crashed in Spain over the weekend, killing four people.

Spain arrests two suspected of distributing Islamic State propaganda

 Spanish police arrested two people on Tuesday in the northeastern city of Barcelona on suspicion of distributing Islamic State propaganda, the interior ministry said. 

Airbus to continue A400M test flights following Spain crash

European aerospace giant Airbus said Monday it will continue test flights for its A400M military transport plane despite the crash of one of the aircraft on a test flight in Spain that killed four employees.

Spain retrieves black boxes on crashed A400M aircraft

Spain said on Sunday it had found the two black boxes from the crashed Airbus A400M military aircraft that ploughed into a field north of Seville airport in its maiden test flight on Saturday, killing four of the six test crew.

Germany grounds Airbus A400M after Spain crash

Germany`s air force has temporarily grounded its sole Airbus A400M until an investigation determines the cause of the crash of a plane of the same type in Spain, a military spokesman said Sunday.

European ministers hold talks on stemming tide of migrants

Defence ministers from five EU countries will meet Sunday for talks on a military campaign to stop human trafficking and reinforce the region`s defences against the flow of migrants from North Africa.

At least four killed in Spain military air crash

 At least four people were killed when an Airbus A400M military plane crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain during a test flight, the first fatal incident involving the new transport craft.

After 252 years, English warship to be recovered off Uruguay

A sunken English warship, perhaps holding a treasure chest of gold coins onboard, will be raised from its watery grave off the coast of Uruguay after being submerged for some 252 years, a treasure hunter announced.

At least three dead in Spain military plane crash

At least three people were killed when an Airbus A400M military plane crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain on Saturday, the regional emergency services said.

At least three dead in Spain military plane crash: Rescue workers

At least three people were killed when an Airbus A400M military plane crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain Saturday, the regional emergency services said.

Eight-year-old smuggled to Spain in suitcase: Police

Police found an eight-year-old Ivorian boy hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into Spanish territory in north Africa, an official said on Friday.

Spanish league tries to block plan to suspend games
Spanish league tries to block plan to suspend games

Spain`s professional league (LFP) has taken legal steps to overturn a decision by the football federation (RFEF) to suspend matches from May 16 over a dispute with the government on a new TV rights law.

Rafael Nadal receives honorary doctorate
Rafael Nadal receives honorary doctorate

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, ranked fourth in the world, was given an honorary doctoral degree by the European University of Madrid in a ceremony attended by hundreds of students.

Spain princess risks asset seizure in fraud case

A Spanish judge Monday took a step towards seizing the assets of Cristina, sister of King Felipe VI, pending her trial in a fraud scandal that has shamed the royal family.