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AFP-Jiji Madrid (AFP-Jiji) - After basking in its best tourist summer season in 15 years, Spain now sees dark clouds on the horizon as popular destinations reach saturation point and holidaymakers are more thrifty, industry experts say.
Spain is used to grappling with the Oddities of its timezone. Until 1942, when Franco put the country on Central European Time to show solidarity with Hitler, Spain was on Greenwich mean time. Three years ago, a parliamentary commission recommended ...
Egypt, Spain and New Zealand - all UN Security Council (UNSC) members - are wording a UN draft resolution over the situation in Syria particularly the humanitarian side, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Saturday.
An article published under the headline "Hoxhaj calls on Spain to recognize Kosovo" further said that the official "expressed his expectation that Spain will not block Kosovo on the path of European integration." In an interview for Spain's EFE agency ...
TRIBUTES have been paid to a father-of-three who was tragically killed after travelling to Spain for a family friend's funeral.
The director of one of Spain's top power companies has predicted the country will eventually become 100 per cent relaint on renewable energy.
The socialist PSOE party on Sunday decided that its members of parliament would abstain in a confidence vote on Mr Rajoy due to be held before October 31, which will allow him to form a government.
Spain's embattled socialists have voted to lift a longstanding veto that has prevented conservatives from forming a minority government, in what could end a 10-month political impasse.
Spain's embattled socialists have voted to lift a long-standing veto that has prevented the conservatives from forming a minority government, in what should finally end a ten-month political impasse.
BARCELONA, Spain - Mariano Rajoy, Spain's caretaker prime minister, is set to form a new government, after the main opposition party, the socialists, voted on Sunday not to block his re-election.

A special team of Golfweek's Best course raters is on a 10-day trip through Portugal and Spain, and correspondent James R. Hansen weighs in on the group's ...
La Mafia has 38 franchised restaurants across Spain, and is planning to open three more in the Canary Islands and Andalucia.
Spain's socialist party Votes to End Political Impasse, Give Mariano Rajoy Another Term as Prime Minister. By The Associated Press.
Madrid (AP) - Coach Jorge Sampaoli felt Sevilla needed a big win against a top opponent to establish itself as a true contender in Spain. He got just that on Sunday as his team defeated previously unbeaten Atletico Madrid 1-0 to reach the top of the ...
An FCO spokeswoman said: "We are in contact with local authorities following reports of the death of a British man in Malaga, Spain." The cause of death remains unknown, Diario Sur said, adding that a post-mortem examination was due to take place on ...
Tourists walk at the Maremagnum Port in Barcelona, Spain. Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what?
While Australia debates the future role of renewables after the blackout in South Australia, Spain is determined to remain one of the global leaders in the field.
FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, scores during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valencia and FC Barcelona at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 (AP) ...
After more than two and a half years Russia continues its illegal occupation of Crimea and its war in Eastern Ukraine. As part of its unconditiona...
Gibraltar should not be used by Spain as a bargaining chip for Britain'
BARCELONA, Spain - The Constitutional Court of Spain overturned a ban against bullfighting on Thursday that had been approved by lawmakers in Catalonia six years ago, a decision that simultaneously outraged separatists in the region and animal ...
Spain by 2050 will be a depopulated nation dominated by elderly and single people, according to a report that predicts the country will have lost 5.3 million inhabitants, or 11% of the current population, by the middle of the century.
While examining hundreds of Atlantic sawtail catshark embryos for a study on cardiovascular development, researchers in Spain noticed one with some unusual features: "Two heads, each of them with a mouth, two eyes, a brain, and five gill openings on ...
A Scots fugitive is among ten most wanted criminals believed to be hiding in Spain, police have said. Jonathan Kelly, 36, from Glasgow, who was released from Low Moss prison, went on the run in August 2014 when he failed to meet police and social work ...
While Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo reassures the citizens of The Rock he may be able to negotiate different Brexit terms than the rest of the U.K.
Europe's bond markets were obviously hanging out for some taper talk as they've been up and down today. German 10's were as high as 0.070% but have since fallen back and had posted a -0.001 low.
Three suspected Liverpool drugs kingpins thought to be hiding in Spain have been named among the UK's most wanted. Dominic McInally, Mark Quinn and Simon McGuffie are being hunted by detectives who want to question them over a series of high ...
Sarah Panitzke from Fulford has been revealed as one of ten British fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain's ex-pat communities in a new appeal by Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency.
Patrick's Cove basketball superstar Carl English has signed a contract to play in Tenerife, Spain. The well-known basketball player told CBC News right now it's just a short-term contract with one of the best teams in Spain. "I'm still at a very high ...
a suspect in the murder of Stephen Lawrence who is wanted for drug dealing is among 10 British criminals thought to be hiding in Spain. Jamie Acourt, 40, from south-east London, was allegedly part of a cannabis-dealing gang between January 2014 and ...
Spain by 2050 will be a depopulated nation dominated by elderly and single people, according to a report that predicts the country will have lost 5.3 million inhabitants, or 11% of the current population, by the middle of the century.
Madrid -- Spain's top court on Thursday overruled a local ban against bullfighting in the powerful northeastern region of Catalonia, saying it violated a national law protecting the spectacle.
When David Villa last played for Spain, it was the 2014 World Cup, and he left the national team as its all-time leading scorer with 59 goals.
De Valk Yacht brokers said it opened a new branch to serve its growing clientele in the Costa Blanca region along the Mediterranean coastline of Spain. The company said the branch will offer a full range of brokerage services to clients who live in the ...
Malta - Rocco Ferraro and Joshua Spain have been appointed to seats on the board of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership.
Madrid (AFP) - Five years after ETA quit violence, the Basque separatist group has yet to dissolve but it poses little threat and authorities have shifted their focus to fight jihadists, says Spain's chief anti-terrorism prosecutor. The armed group is ...
Bank of Spain published aggregate results for the Spanish banking sector. The data was weak across the board. Total loans decreased by 4.1% y/y despite a recovering macro.
This week Circle formally launched social payment apps in Spain and Ireland, enabling people in those countries can connect any Spanish or Irish bank account to Circle to send and receive p2p payments, with native Euro support, to friends and family ...
Inda has replied by questioning Pique's motives for playing for Spain in the first place, adding that the 29-year-old -- who has backed calls for a referendum on Catalan independence -- only has himself to blame for being jeered by La Roja fans ...
With Spain and the UK sharing the responsibility for foreign affairs, defence, border control and immigration. Joint-sovereignty would hand Madrid powers over the island's 30,000 inhabitants despite their clear preference for London to retain exclusive ...
Lina Alvarez left the Lucus Augusti hospital in the northwestern city of Lugo on Tuesday with her third child in her arms, saying she felt wonderful.
Dozens of migrants, mainly Algerians, broke furniture and climbed on the roof of a Spanish detention centre to stage a protest about living conditions.
Increasing numbers of women are making a name for themselves in the street art scene in recent years. Instead of using smelly spray paint, they are distinguishing themselves by adapting techniques that are traditionally seen as 'women's work' into the ...


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