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Watch: The sudden collapse of a huge chunk of a cliff on a Spanish island

November 18, 2020 11:20 am

The incident on the second-smallest of Spain's Canary Islands prompted emergency search and rescue operations.  

Botched ‘restoration’ of figure on building's facade in Spain prompts criticism and jokes

November 13, 2020 12:35 pm

The restoration of a figure on the facade of a bank's headquarters in Spain has prompted criticism and also mockery. One person even compared the restored figure to US President Donald Trump.

Protesters against COVID-19 restrictions clash with police in Spanish cities

November 01, 2020 1:31 pm

Riot police shot blank bullets to try to disperse scores of protesters who were setting fire to rubbish bins in Madrid's main thoroughfare Gran Via.

Over a thousand migrants land in Spain's Canary Islands

October 11, 2020 11:42 am

More than a thousand migrants in 485 small boats have landed in the Canary Islands in the past two days. Tightened security along Morocco's coast has pushed migrants and traffickers to risk the Atlantic crossing.

Spain unveils huge economic recovery plan amid pandemic

October 07, 2020 9:03 pm

The program is a response to the sharp downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic and its worldwide disruption of economies. The plan focuses primarily on getting Spain to transition to green energy and a digital economy, which will take up about 70% of the financing.

Spain’s toxic politics, health woes have got Merkel worried

October 05, 2020 2:30 pm

For years, officials in the rest of Europe have been able to turn a blind eye to the acrimony and dysfunction in Spain as the economy kept humming along. But after the euro’s fourth-biggest economy plunged into Europe’s worst recession yet, they are being forced to take a closer look.

Watch: Winery flooded with 50,000 litres of red wine after malfunction

September 30, 2020 6:42 pm

Footage of the incident shows red wine gushing out of the massive tanks and covering most of the winery's premises.

Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight

August 13, 2020 4:09 pm

While an enhanced testing effort is revealing that a majority of the infected are asymptomatic and younger, making them less likely to need medical treatment, concern is increasing as hospitals begin to see more patients.

A pizza restaurant in Spain has restarted operations with a virtual waiter app

August 04, 2020 6:06 pm

Customers at Funky Pizza, in Palafrugell on the Costa Brava popular with tourists, can browse the menu, order and pay via the “Funky Pay” app on their phones.

Tourists in Spain will soon be able to enjoy coronavirus-free 'Paradise' vacation

July 09, 2020 5:30 pm

Trillas Platja Tamarit in Tarragona, located on the north-east coast near Barcelona, has introduced COVID-19 tests on arrival for guests to wish to enter the "Paradise" zone

SPAIN PHOTOS

Inside Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya's fun getaway in Spain

September 01, 2019 5:59 pm

Nagarjuna recently celebrated his birthday with daughter-in-law Samantha Akkineni and son Naga Chaitanya in Spain.

Spain’s annual bull running festival kicks off amid fireworks and protests

July 10, 2019 7:29 am

During the festival, Pamplona's population swells from nearly 200,000 residents to around a million visitors, who are attracted by the adrenaline boost of bull runs along an 850-meter (930-yard) street course to the city's bullring and seamless nights of partying.

Spain’s annual bull running festival kicks off amid heavy rain

July 12, 2018 6:48 am

Participants drank and sprayed sangria ahead of the opening of the festival which draws tourists from around the world for its daily bull runs in the city’s narrow streets.

Running of the bulls: San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain in full swing

July 11, 2014 2:15 pm

Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona to take part on the eight days of San Fermin fiestas.