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Politics

Spain's conservatives shift to right with new leader

Conservative party appoints 37-year-old to replace Mariano Rajoy, Spain's former prime minister, as its head.

Spain: People's Party picks Pablo Casado as new leader

Catalonia

Spain shelves arrest warrants for Catalan separatists

Madrid accuses ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont of rebellion for role in Catalonia's independence vote last year.

Spain drops arrest warrants for former Catalan leader Puigdemont

Labour

Amazon workers in Europe go on strike during Prime Day

Amazon warehouses in several European countries hit with Prime Day strike action over salaries and benefits.

Amazon workers in Europe go on strike during Prime Day

Germany

Germany can extradite Puigdemont: court

Court in Schleswig-Holstein rules Catalan fugitive ex-leader can be extradited on the charge of misuse of public funds.

German court authorises extradition of Carles Puigdemont

Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to join Juventus

Five-time World Player of the Year has signed for Serie A champions in a deal worth $123m, according to media reports.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to join Juventus

Europe

Why do people sign up for Pamplona's running of the bulls?

Runners from all over the world come to Pamplona to match their wits with half-tonne bulls in this iconic, and dangerous, festival.

Europe

Women face sex predator threat in Spain's running of the bulls

After last year's 'Wolf Pack' attacks and their lenient sentencing, feminist groups are raising awareness during Pamplona's famous running of the bulls festival.

Roma

Catalonia's Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Spain's Roma are famous for flamenco, but Catalonia has its own community and it's determined to save cultural heritage.

Catalonia's Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Refugees

Spanish NGO boat looking for safe dock after saving 60 refugees

Italy closes ports to a refugee boat once again, and it remains unclear where the vessel will be allowed to anchor.

Spanish NGO boat looking for safe dock after saving 60 refugees

Europe

Spain: 'Stolen babies' scandal goes to trial

Woman says she is one of thousands illegally abducted and adopted during Franco dictatorship in 1900s.

United States

Former NATO chief denied entry to US over Iran trips

Javier Solana was denied an electronic visa waiver after visiting Iran for work in 2013.

Former NATO chief denied entry to US over Iran trips

Europe

EU leaders seek migration solutions as rescue ships left adrift

Germany and France push for new solutions as bickering among EU leaders leaves boats carrying refugees adrift at sea.

EU leaders seek migration solutions as rescue ships left adrift

Refugees

Almost 800 refugees rescued off coast of Spain

Increasingly more refugees are choosing to go to Spain as Italy increases its clampdown on refugee arrivals.

Spain: Almost 800 refugees rescued off southern coast

Europe

The perils and struggles of Mediterranean migration

Marine servicemen discuss the challenges and rewards of helping stranded refugees reach safety.

World Cup 2018

Updates: Iran v Spain - Costa's goal sees off Iran

Live updates from the World Cup 2018 Group B match between Iran and Spain.

Updates: Iran v Spain - Costa's goal sees off Iran