Europe

Catalan separatists sue Spain's ex-spy chief over phone hacking

Two Catalan politicians sue the former head of Spain's intelligence agency and an Israeli technology firm over spyware

Catalan separatists sue Spain's ex-spy chief over phone hacking

Europe

Spain COVID-19 surge sparks fears of a second wave

Fears are growing over a possible return to a heavy lockdown across Spain if the nation cannot bring its latest coronavirus infections under control.

Europe

Barcelona's soaring COVID-19 cases cause concern

In Barcelona, it is a race against time to bring the infection rate under control.

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Old Spanish currency to fund new coronavirus vaccine research

Citizens' initiative is collecting Spain's obsolete currency, the peseta, before the deadline to exchange them runs out.

Old Spanish currency to fund new coronavirus vaccine research

Europe

Spain asks UK to exempt returning British tourists from isolation

Spain is asking the UK to exempt British tourists visiting the Balearic and Canary Islands from a requirement to self-quarantine on their return home.

United Kingdom

Coronavirus: UK defends Spain quarantine move as cases rise

Two-week quarantine imposed on travellers returning from Spain, provoking anger and confusion among tourists.

Football

Zidane: The mastermind behind Real Madrid's success

Spanish giants beat Villareal to seal their first La Liga title in three years.

Zidane steers Real Madrid to record 34th Spanish league title

Europe

Spain pays tribute to coronavirus victims, workers at state event

Spain holds a state ceremony in Madrid in honour of Spain's 28,413 COVID-19 victims and essential workers.

Spain pays tribute to coronavirus victims, workers at state event

Europe

Spain's Catalan leader demands probe into phone-tapping reports

WhatsApp tells Roger Torrent his phone had been broken into with an Israeli spyware, prompting him to raise alarm.

Spain's Catalan leader demands probe into phone-tapping reports

Europe

Two Algerian citizens arrested in Spanish anti-terror operation

The duo was part of a cell which was planning an attack with explosives in Barcelona, according to the Catalan police.

Two Algerian citizens arrested in Spanish anti-terror operation

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Spain court approves extradition of Mexico's former oil chief

Emilio Lozoya, who is wanted in Mexico on charges including bribery and money laundering, has agreed to be extradited.

Spain court approves extradition of Mexico's former oil chief

Coronavirus pandemic

Catalonia locks down 200,000 over coronavirus outbreak

People will not be allowed to enter or exit Segria zone, which includes Lleida city, after a sharp rise in infections.

Catalonia locks down 200,000 over coronavirus outbreak

Spain

Moroccan teen's death in custody sparks reform push in Spain

Ilyas al-Taheri died after security staff strapped him to a bed using practice denounced by rights groups as dangerous.

Moroccan teen's death in custody sparks reform push in Spain

Europe

Spain lifts coronavirus state of emergency and reopens borders

Spain's borders now open to EU countries except Portugal, as well as Schengen Area members outside the bloc and the UK.

Spain lifts coronavirus state of emergency and reopens borders

Europe

Spain: Seaweed invasion hurting fishermen's livelihoods

Seaweed native to the northwest Pacific is invading the rich marine waters of the Strait of Gibraltar and the brown algae is clogging up fishermen's nets and endangering their way of life.