Spain

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Spain to accept blocked migrant rescue ship

Spain to accept blocked migrant rescue ship

The rescue ship was denied entry into both Italy and Malta earlier on Monday, with the Spanish seeing it as their 'duty' to take them in.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Security forces had stones thrown at them by the protestors who also set fire to bins as well as a motorbike

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Storm Emma brought chaos for plane passengers last week

Storm Emma horror: Quick flight to London becomes 30-hour odyssey thanks to freak blizzards

Quick flight to London becomes 30-hour odyssey thanks to Storm Emma

Passengers from Spain forced to endure chaotic round trip reminiscent of Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

The trio allegedly continued the verbal abuse of a bus journey to the baggage terminal

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

'Sexist' company rejects woman from job because it 'needed a man'

'Sexist' company rejects female job applicant because it 'needed a man'

'Sexist' company rejects female job applicant because it 'needed a man'

Carla Forcada says she was insulted by Spanish PR agency Impulsa Comunicacion

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The article has provoked fury in Spain - and among Spaniards living in London

Spanish people react to Sunday Times article which called them rude, lazy and foul-mouthed

Spanish people react to article which called them rude, lazy and foul-mouthed

talkRADIO speaks to Spanish people in London to get their views

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Carles Puigdemont has been living in exile since declaring independence in October

Catalonia faces fresh crisis as Parliament insists on reinstating Carles Puigdemont

Catalonia faces fresh crisis as Parliament insists on reinstating Puigdemont

Independence leaders say they won't accept anyone apart from Carles Puigdemont

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

'The more Donald Trump expresses himself, the more US tourism could decrease', says travel writer

Donald Trump is darkening the world's Disney-fied view of America, says travel expert

'Donald Trump is darkening the world's Disney-fied view of America'

Spain is to replace America as the world's second most popular tourism destination

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Christopher Brewer fled to Spain after police were called to his home address last year

Christopher Brewer: Drug dealer who went on run in hospital gown after hoarding £2m cocaine stash jailed

Drug dealer went on run in hospital gown after hoarding £2m cocaine stash

Christopher Brewer fled hospital and absconded to Spain, before being caught when he tried to re-enter the UK using a friend's passport

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

People are seen going to the polls in Barcelona this morning (Marta Malagon Manas)

Catalan elections: Restive region goes to the polls with hung parliament looking likely

Catalan goes to the polls with hung parliament looking likely

The latest polls suggest that the election is likely to result in a hung parliament, which would dent the hopes of the secessionists

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Maya's group is thought to have sent 28 people to conflict zones in the Middle East

'Isis matchmaker' faces 14 years in jail after admitting sending 'a lot of people' to fight for jihad

'Isis matchmaker' suspected of leading Melilla terror cell faces 14 year's jail

Mustafa Maya Melilla has admitted acting as a middleman for those wishing to fight for groups such as Isis

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Carles Puigdemont, seen here on separatist posters, sent a bullish message to his former comrades this morning

Catalan independence leader Carles Puigdemont tells jailed politicians: 'Do whatever you need to do to get out'

Catalan independence leader to jailed comrades: 'You must get out at all costs'

Carles Puigdemont sent a note of defiance to his fellow separatist leaders this morning

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ines Arrimadas: The Emmanuel Macron-inspired Catalonia election candidate campaigning for unity

Ines Arrimadas: The young anti-separatist who could soon be Catalan president

Ines Arrimadas: The anti-separatist who could soon be Catalan president

Ines Arrimadas is running in the Catalan regional president election for the Ciudadanos Party

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Three Spanish police officers suspended over 'death threat WhatsApp group'

Three Spanish police officers suspended over 'death threat WhatsApp group'

Three Spanish police officers suspended over 'death threat WhatsApp group'

Messages in the WhatsApp group allegedly threatened Madrid's mayor, journalists and a fellow police officer

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Carles Puigdemont fled to Belgium just days after declaring independence for Catalonia

Belgium declines to extradite Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Belgium declines to extradite Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Decision has been postponed until December 4

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Catalonia: 'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected'

Catalonia: 'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected'

'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected in Catalonia'

Eight ex-ministers of the regional Catalan government have been jailed and a request has been made for an arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Only one of the nine ministers who attended court today has not been jailed

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after chatting online about gaming'

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after chatting online about gaming'

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after contacting them online'

It is claimed the man would ask the children to visit him to play games and smoke hookah pipes

Former members of Catalonia's regional government attend High Court

Former members of Catalonia's regional government attend High Court

Former members of Catalonia's regional government attend High Court

Nine ousted members of the Catalan parliament attended, however five other did not as they are in Belgium

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

'There can only be blood' in Catalan independence, says George Galloway

'There can only be blood' in Catalan independence, says George Galloway

'There can only be blood' in Catalan independence, says George Galloway

Our host delivered an impassioned monologue over the unfolding crisis in Spain

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has spoken out on Catalonia

Catalan independence: Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood urges Wales to recognise new country

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood urges Wales to recognise new country

Wood praises Catalonia for withstanding Spanish oppression

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Motion passed following secret vote in Parliament today

Spanish Government set to strip Catalan Parliament of its powers

Catalan independence crisis: President Mariano Rajoy requests authority to fire Carles Puidgemont

Spanish President Mariano Rajoy declares intention to fire Carles Puidgemont

The Spanish Senate is set to back Mariano Rajoy's motion to impose Article 155

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Parliament will decide whether to trigger independence declaration

Catalan leader says Parliament will decide whether to trigger independence

Puigdemont made the comments this afternoon

Carles Puigdemont is ready to row back from his independence demand, according to Spanish sources

Catalan independence: Carles Puigdemont speech suspended without explanation

Catalan independence: Carles Puigdemont speech suspended without explanation

Puigdemont had been expected to announce fresh elections rather than independence in headline speech

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Catalan independence debate continues to rumble on

Catalan actress Anna Maruny Castillon 'bombarded with personal threats after starring in pro-independence 'Help Catalonia' video

Catalan actress 'threatened and bullied' after starring in pro-independence vide

Castillon appeared in Help Catalonia

British man fighting against Islamic State in Syria dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis alongside Kurdish Militia dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis in Syria dies while clearing landmines

Jac Holmes had been fighting the terror group with Kurdish militia since 2015

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

'Catalonia's call for independence is fuelled entirely by selfishness and greed' says George Galloway

'Catalan independence demands are fuelled entirely by selfishness and greed' says George Galloway

'Catalonia's fight for independence is fuelled by greed', says George Galloway

George Galloway says he's never heard a good argument about why Catalonia should gain independence

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Spanish parties 'agree to take control of Catalan Government and media'

Spanish parties 'agree to take control of Catalan Government and media'

Major parties reportedly agree to take over Catalan institutions

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Catalonia: 'Elements within pro-independence lobby want to up the ante', says lecturer

Elements within Catalan independence movement want more violence, says lecturer

Elements within Catalan independence movement want more violence, says lecturer

Dr Paul Kennedy spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest development in Spain's independence crisis

Spain will impose direct rule on Catalonia as deadline passes

Spain will impose direct rule on Catalonia as deadline passes

Spain will impose direct rule on Catalonia as deadline passes

Article 155 of the constitution will be triggered and Catalonia will lose its right to govern itself

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The EU has refused to recognise the result of Catalonia's independence referendum

Catalan independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon is being a candid friend to the EU over its mistake in backing Spain's crackdown'

'Catalan independence debacle is draining support for the EU in Scotland'

EU leaders will remain in a very dark place until they recognise Catalan independence - and there's no reason for Sturgeon to join them

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

George Galloway says Catalonia independence fight has unmasked true nature of EU

George Galloway says Catalonia independence fight has unmasked true nature of EU

George Galloway says Catalonia independence fight has unmasked true nature of EU

George Galloway says young people are well aware of the problems with the European Union

Early reports suggested the plane's engine failed

F-18 fighter crashes on takeoff near Madrid

F-18 fighter crashes on takeoff near Madrid

Crash took place at around 11am local time

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Marca's article is likely to rile fans of West Ham and Chelsea

Spanish newspaper Marca apologises for claiming Tottenham are hated for their Jewish origins - but says Chelsea and West Ham have racist fans

Spanish newspaper apologises for claiming Tottenham are hated for Jewish origins

Article claims Chelsea and West Ham attract racist and radical fans

Carles Puigdemont offers Mariano Rajoy two months to initiate independence dialogue

Spain blasts Catalonia over independence declaration response: 'It's not hard to say yes or no'

Spain blasts Catalonia over independence response: 'It's not hard to say yes or

The Catalan leader announced his move to temporarily suspend the independence mandate to open discussions with Madrid

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The event was sparked by rival football supporters

WATCH: Huge brawl between Spanish football hooligans during anti-Catalan independence rally in Barcelona

Huge brawl between Spanish football hooligans during anti-Catalan rally

Violence breaks out at event supposed to celebrate Spanish unity

The plane crashed after a military parade

Eurofighter jet crashes near military base in Spain

Eurofighter jet crashes near military base in Spain

Casualties yet to be reported

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Catalonia declared independence in suspense on October 1

Catalonia, the Spanish view: 'The most painful thing is how preventable it's been'

Catalonia, the Spanish view: 'The most painful thing is how avoidable it's been'

talkSPORT's Spanish editor Alvaro Romeo describes the pain and frustration he feels watching Catalonia gradually slip away

Football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors he met online

Women's football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors

Women's football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors

The football coach allegedly filmed some of the abuse

Why does Catalonia want independence?

Why does Catalonia want independence?

Why does Catalonia want independence?

The declaration of independence has been signed by regional leaders in the wake of the country's referendum

Catalan fans hold up independence flags during the recent derby between Girona and Barcelona

Catalan independence: FC Barcelona say they want to stay in La Liga

FC Barcelona say they want to stay in La Liga if Catalonia leaves Spain

Spanish giants say they want to go 'hand-in-hand' with La Liga

Catalonia independence declaration is signed and temporarily suspended

Catalonia: Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy asks Carles Puigdemont to clarify whether he has declared independence or not

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy asks Catalonia: Have you declared independence or not?

Mariano Rajoy is planning to send a formal warning to Carles Puigdemont, according to reports in Spain

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Catalan independence: Reports of dispute among Catalan lawmakers on eve of declaration

Reports of dispute among Catalan lawmakers on eve of independence declaration

Reports of dispute being Carles Puidgemont and left-wing CUP lawmakers

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Former French Prime Minister says Catalonia independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Manuel Valls, who is a resident in Barcelona, made the comments in a local TV interview

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Catalan leaders have pledged to honour the result of the referendum

Spain suspends Catalan Parliament before it can declare independence

Spain suspends Catalan Parliament before it can declare independence

Spain's Constitutional Tribunal tells Parliament it can't meet to formally declare secession from Madrid

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Catalan regional government claims over 800 people were injured

Catalan referendum: Human rights group Amnesty condemns 'excessive and disproportionate force' used by police

Amnesty condemns 'excessive force' used by police in Catalan referendum

The watchdog says it has sent a deployment to Catalonia

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Catalan independence referendum: Carles Puigdemont says vote is binding and demands police forces withdraw

Catalan independence referendum: Carles Puigdemont says vote is binding and demands police forces withdraw

Catalan leader says referendum is binding and demands police forces withdraw

Carles Puigdemont says he is prepared to talk with Mariano Rajoy

Catalan independence vote: 'There is a possibility of violence going forward', says radio station owner

Catalan independence vote: There is a strong possibility of more violence, says local ex-pat

There's a strong possibility of more violence in Barcelona, says local ex-pat

Jim Kent, the founder of Barcelona City FM, spoke to Daisy McAndrew about the region's critical and controversial vote

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