Spain

UN experts: Detention of Catalan separatists is 'arbitrary'

UN working group report slammed by the Spanish government, which raised doubts about the group's 'impartiality'.

UN experts: Detention of Catalan separatists is 'arbitrary'

Football

Top Spanish footballers arrested in 'match-fixing' raids

La Liga had been investigating for more than a year before police made arrests on Tuesday.

Top Spanish footballers arrested in 'match-fixing' raids

France

Ex-Basque separatist leader Ternera arrested in France

Josu Ternera, who is accused of taking part in 1987 attack by Basque separatist group, is held in Haute Savoie region.

Spain: Ex-ETA separatist leader Josu Ternera arrested in France

Saudi Arabia

Saudi ship facing arms protests leaves Spanish port

Vessel believed to be carrying EU-manufactured weapons departs Santander amid deep concern from arms control groups.

Saudi ship facing arms protests leaves Spanish port

Migrants

Spain busts Bangladeshi-run migrant smuggling ring

Police say at least 350 people from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka were smuggled in by the group.

Spain busts Bangladeshi-run migrant smuggling ring

Football

'Too early' to know if Casillas will play after heart attack

Spanish goalkeeper remained in hospital after suffering a heart attack during training with his football club Porto.

'Too early' to know if Casillas will play after heart attack

Reporter's Notebook

Politics of fear in the Spanish elections

Spain's Socialists won the vote but far-right Vox party enters parliament for the first time with its politics of fear.

Politics of fear in the Spanish elections

Spain

World Cup winner Casillas 'feeling strong' after heart attack

Portuguese club Porto says 'Saint Iker' suffered 'acute' heart attack during training, but is stable in hospital.

World Cup winner Casillas 'feeling strong' after heart attack

Europe

Post-Spain elections, Catalan leaders urge talks with PM

Moderate Catalan separatist parties boost their standing in Spain's national parliament in Sunday's general elections.

Europe

Spain election: Socialists likely to form coalition

It remains to be seen if the Socialists will be able to form a coalition for a stable and effective government.

Europe

Spain election: Catalan independence dream still alive

Catalans have not forgotten their pro-independence leaders after eighteen months in prison.

Spain

Spain's Socialists dominate vote but new government uncertain

Leader Pedro Sanchez celebrates after his Socialist party wins the most seats in Sunday's vote, but questions remain.

Spain

Socialists set to reign in Spain amid far-right rise

With 99.9 percent votes counted, Socialist Workers' Party wins election with 30 percent of the vote.

Pedro Sanchez

Who is Pedro Sanchez, leader of Spain's Socialist Workers' Party?

Spain’s centre-left PSOE has won 123 seats in the general election, giving its leader a chance to form the government.

Who is Pedro Sanchez, leader of Spain's Socialist Workers' Party?

Spain

Spain votes in poll marked by far-right resurgence

With all eyes on the far-right Vox party, left-wing PSOE is expected to win most seats but not an outright majority.

Spain votes in pivotal election marked by far-right resurgence