The Spanish government accepted 629 migrants aboard the "Aquarius" after Italy and France refused to offer their ports. Among the migrants, mostly Africans crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe, there are 123 children.
Mrs. Assumpta, a descendant of working-class immigrants from rural Spain, explains how she managed to keep her little house with a garden in the middle of one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Barcelona.
Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's conviction of the husband of Princess Cristina for fraud and tax evasion, though it acquitted him of forgery and reduced his prison sentence by five months.
Neither Italy nor Malta - the two nearest European territories - said they were willing to take in the migrants, despite doctors on the boat warning that there was only enough food and water to survive at sea for one more day.
Spain’s new prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, took office on Saturday and is now forced to confront the Catalonia crisis.
Mariano Rajoy was ousted as Spain’s prime minister on Friday after a vote of no confidence in Parliament. A long-running corruption scandal had tainted his right-wing Popular Party.
María Dolores Pradera, a Spanish singer, was referred to by her country's monarchs as "a bridge between cultures."
Facebook has recently been involved in official inquiries in the U.S. and Europe over the alleged use of personal data belonging to Facebook users by the now-closed Cambridge Analytica.
The author of works such as "El desfile del amor " (The Love Parade) and "El arte de la fuga " (The Art of Flight) is dead at 85.
Spain is one of the last European nations where wild animals are not prohibited from circus use, although many local bans are in effect.
Puigdemont was detained by German police acting on a European arrest warrant. He is wanted in Spain for sedition and rebellion.
The paths that led their families to Colombia are diverse but they all had a common starting point in 1492.
For the past few months, unions and Amazon's management have been negotiating the renewal of a collective trade agreement.
Manizales, Colombia"s "city of open doors," has brought the curtain down on the 62nd edition of its traditional, Spanish-inspired fair, a festival held annually in January.
Carmen Franco Polo, the only daughter of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco who ruled Spain as head of state from 1936-1975 after leading a military uprising that caused a three-year civil war, has died at home in Madrid on Friday, members of her family said.
Spanish authorities announced that they would seek to prosecute Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and other separatist leaders for rebellion and sedition, crimes that could lead to 30 years in jail. Madrid has also called for regional elections on December 21 to end up with uncertainty and put Catalonia back on the "legal" track. While Pugidemont takes "refuge" in Belgium, his party, PdCAT, announced that it would run in regional elections.
Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Friday he would dismantle the government of Catalonia and convened new regional elections, just hours after Catalan Parliament declared independence.
Through the secret ballot, the Catalan Parliament has approved the declaration of independence of Catalonia. The opposition parties have left the Chamber on the grounds that the proposed declaration of independence is unconstitutional. The Spanish state has threatened criminal charges against the Catalan president and his government.
Confusion continues to reign in the Catalonia-Spain conflict. After keeping the citizens in suspense all morning, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont announced Wednesday that he would delegate to the regional parliament the decision to declare independence or not in the face of Madrid's imminent use of Article 155, which will suspend the Catalan government and the autonomous powers of the separatist region to force the convocation of regional elections. Parliament is expected to announce its decision on Friday.
A Spanish National Court judge on Monday handed down pre-trial detention without bail for the leaders of the two main pro-independence civic platforms in Catalonia - ANC and Òmnium - for alleged sedition offenses.
The Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said the Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, had sown “deliberate confusion” in his latest speech and gave him until Monday morning to respond. Pending that reply, Rajoy said he was initiating a request to invoke Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which would allow Madrid to suspend the region’s administration.
Ten days after the controversial referendum, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont will address the region’s Parliament today, possibly to declare independence from Spain. France, among other European countries, said it would not recognize the independent state.
The Nobel laureates condemned the violence during illegal referendum of independence Oct. 1 in Catalonia and referred to the referendums held in Quebec and Scotland, regions where secession was voted against in 1995 and 2014 respectively, as examples of "mature democracies" and "freedom of expression".
Spain’s constitutional court has blocked a session of the Catalan Parliament a bid to stop the region’s lawmakers from declaring independence on Monday. Fearing economic turmoil, some Catalan companies announce they are moving headquarters out of Catalonia.
El líder catalán separatista catalán Carles Puigdemont acusó al Rey Felipe VI de alinearse con la política del gobierno central y de consentir la violenta actuación de la policía española en contra de la población que participó en el referéndum de independencia, que Madrid considera ilegal. Según Puigdemont, el Rey ha decepcionado a muchos catalanes y ha perdido la ocasión para pedir el diálogo.