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February 24, 2024 at 1:22 PM

Forensic police find a 10th body in the charred remnants of a Spanish apartment building

The death toll in a fire that engulfed an apartment block in the Spanish city of Valencia has risen to 10 after forensic police found one more body inside the charred building Saturday
February 24, 2024 at 1:22 PM
10th body found in the charred remnants of a Spanish apartment building
February 23, 2024 at 9:26 PM

Death toll in Spanish building fire hits 9, with 1 missing, as questions grow about speed of blaze

The death toll in a fire that engulfed an apartment block in the Spanish city of Valencia has risen to nine as questions were raised about whether construction materials caused the fire to spread so rapidly
February 23, 2024 at 9:26 PM
Rescuers search for 14 missing after apartment block fire in Spain. 4 confirmed dead
February 23, 2024 at 1:50 AM

Fire engulfs 2 buildings in Spanish city of Valencia, killing at least 4 people. Nearly 20 missing

A fire has engulfed two residential buildings in the eastern Spanish city of Valencia, killing at least four people and injuring at least 13 others
February 23, 2024 at 1:50 AM
February 22, 2024 at 3:42 AM

Thousands of farmers advance on Madrid for a major tractor protest over EU policies

Hundreds of farmers have driven their tractors into central Madrid as part of ongoing protests against European Union and local farming policies
February 22, 2024 at 3:42 AM
Thousands of farmers advance on Madrid for major tractor protest over EU policies
February 20, 2024 at 4:30 PM

Spanish police suspect bullet-riddled body may be Russian who defected with army helicopter

Spanish police say they suspect the bullet-riddled body of a man found in a town in eastern Spain is that of Russian defector Maksim Kuzminov, who flew a Russian army helicopter on his escape across the Ukrainian front lines last year
February 20, 2024 at 4:30 PM
Spain police suspect bullet-riddled body may be Russian who defected with helicopter
1 month ago

Former Spain soccer chief may stand trial for kiss, judge says

Luis Rubiales may stand trial for a nonconsensual kiss at the Women's World Cup
1 month ago
Former Spain soccer chief may stand trial for kiss, judge says
3 months ago

Shakira reaches deal with Spanish prosecutors in tax evasion case

Spanish prosecutors accused Shakira, who is Colombian, of tax evasion in December 2018 for the years 2012 to 2014.
3 months ago
Shakira reaches deal with Spanish prosecutors in tax evasion case
4 months ago

Spanish soccer federation President Luis Rubiales banned by FIFA after World Cup controversy

Luis Rubiales, the Spanish soccer federation president, has been suspended by FIFA following his conduct at the Women's World Cup in August.
4 months ago
Kiss controversy results in ban for Spanish soccer federation president
5 months ago

At least 13 dead after nightclub fire in Spain

A witness told news reporters that the fire originated in the La Fonda nightclub and quickly spread to the other two adjoining clubs.
5 months ago
At least 13 dead after nightclub fire in Spain
5 months ago

Deadly fire at nightclub in Spain

At 6 a.m. Sunday morning, flames broke out at a Murcia club, killing at least 13 people.
5 months ago
Deadly fire at nightclub in Spain
5 months ago

Shakira facing new tax evasion charges in Spain

The singer is again accused of owing $7 million to the Spanish government and could face eight years behind bars if convicted.
5 months ago
Shakira facing new tax evasion charges in Spain
5 months ago

Former Spanish soccer president given restraining order in World Cup forced kiss case

The kiss at the Aug. 20 medal ceremony, which Hermoso has said was not consensual, ignited protests in Spain and around the world.
5 months ago
Former Spanish soccer president given restraining order in World Cup kiss case
6 months ago

Head of Spain's soccer federation resigns

Luis Rubiales, who was suspended after kissing a player on the lips following his country's Women's World Cup win, resigned from Spain's soccer federation on Sunday.
6 months ago
Head of Spain's soccer federation resigns
6 months ago

Nonconsensual soccer kiss controversy continues

Protests increase, along with calls for resignations.
6 months ago
Nonconsensual soccer kiss controversy continues with public reactions and protests
6 months ago

Revelers paint the town red in Spain's annual tomato fight

Some 15,000 people paste each other with tomatoes as the annual “Tomatina” street battle takes place in the eastern town of Buñol.
6 months ago
Revelers paint the town red in Spain's annual tomato fight
6 months ago

President of Spain's soccer federation resists calls to resign

Luis Rubiales has refused to resign after planting an unsolicited kiss on the lips of player Jenni Hermoso during Spain’s World Cup celebration.
6 months ago
President of Spain's soccer federation resists calls to resign
6 months ago

Spain's government starts proceedings to suspend soccer chief Luis Rubiales

Spanish soccer players say they won’t play matches for country until Rubiales is removed.
6 months ago
Spain's government starts proceedings to suspend soccer chief Luis Rubiales
6 months ago

Spanish football president Luis Rubiales will not resign over kiss scandal

President of Spain's football association, Luis Rubiales, will not resign following FIFA's disciplinary investigation of his behavior at the Women’s World Cup final.
6 months ago
Spanish football president Luis Rubiales will not resign over kiss scandal
6 months ago

Spanish soccer star learns of father's death after winning Women's World Cup

Spanish soccer player Olga Carmona learned of her father's death following Spain's win against England in the FIFA Women's World Cup.
6 months ago
Spanish soccer star learns of father's death after winning Women's World Cup
1 year ago

Catalan separatist movement in Spain at 'stalemate' 5 years after independence vote

In the five years since the referendum, tensions within the wealthy, autonomous region of Spain remain high, while the concerted effort to separate has waned.
1 year ago
Catalan separatist movement at 'stalemate' 5 years after independence vote
2 years ago

Fire crews confronted with 'smokenado' in Portugal

Fire crews in Portugal didn't just battle a blaze — they were also confronted with a "smokenado."
2 years ago
Fire crews confronted with 'smokenado' in Portugal
2 years ago

'Spanish Stonehenge' has reemerged amid Europe's sizzling drought

The "Spanish Stonehenge" has reemerged amid Europe's sizzling drought.
2 years ago
'Spanish Stonehenge' emerges from drought-hit reservoir
2 years ago

1 dead, over 20 injured at music festival in Spain

An “unexpected and violent gale” caused parts of a stage to collapse at the Medusa Festival in Spain early Saturday.
2 years ago
1 dead, over 20 injured at music festival in Spain
2 years ago

1 dead, more than 20 injured as strong winds cause music festival stage collapse

One person was killed and 20 others were injured when strong gusts of wind caused parts of a stage to fall at a music festival in Spain, festival organizers said.
2 years ago
1 dead, more than 20 injured as winds destroy music festival stage
2 years ago

Spain festival stage collapse kills 1

Strong winds caused chaos and damage to multiple structures at the Medusa Music Festival in Spain. At least one person is dead and several others injured.
2 years ago
Spain festival stage collapse kills 1
2 years ago

Spain to offer menstrual paid time leave for women

A new bill will allow a three-day menstrual leave to women who suffer severe pain. ABC News’ Dr. Jen Ashton explains.
2 years ago
Spain to offer menstrual paid time leave for women
2 years ago

Spain seizes one of Europe's biggest taxidermy hauls

Police in Spain have seized one of the largest discoveries of taxidermy animals in Europe as they investigate potential smuggling.
2 years ago
Spain seizes one of Europe's biggest taxidermy hauls
2 years ago

Skies above Spain turn orange

The skies above parts of Spain turned orange as a storm brought dust from the Sahara.
2 years ago
Skies above Spain turn orange
2 years ago

1 child dead, 8 others injured after bouncy castle accident in Spain

One child died and eight others were injured after a bouncy castle overturned near the Spanish port city of Valencia on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
2 years ago
1 child dead, 8 others injured after bouncy castle accident in Spain
3 years ago

Spectacular drone shots of pink blossoms in Spain

The blooming of fruit trees in Spain’s Catalonian province of Lleida heralds the arrival of spring.
3 years ago
Spectacular drone shots of pink blossoms in Spain
3 years ago

Authorities destroy guns with bulldozer in Spain

A bulldozer smashed more than 1,300 guns that belonged to disbanded Basque separatist groups in Spain.
3 years ago
Authorities destroy guns with bulldozer in Spain
3 years ago

Firefighters share footage of building blast aftermath

Firefighters shared footage from inside a building that was rocked by a gas explosion in Madrid which killed at least four people.
3 years ago
Firefighters share footage of building blast aftermath
3 years ago

Paragliding with vultures in Spain

A paragliding instructor showcases "parahawking” -- soaring in tandem with a trained vulture that "guides" paragliders.
3 years ago
Paragliding with vultures in Spain
4 years ago

Sea foam sweeps through Catalonia

A town in Spain was blanketed with foam, which stuck to nearby buildings and covered streets.
4 years ago
Sea foam sweeps through Catalonia
4 years ago

Violent protests continue in Barcelona after Catalan leaders sentenced for independence push

More than 400 people have been injured in the Barcelona protests this week, according to the AP.
4 years ago
Violent protests rage in Barcelona after leaders sentenced for independence push
4 years ago

Violent protests in Barcelona heat up for 4th night

Catalan separatists lit fire in the streets in response to the Spanish Supreme Court sentencing notable politicians to jail for their involvement in the 2017 bid for Catalan independence.
4 years ago
Violent protests in Barcelona heat up for 4th night
4 years ago
Dramatic photos of the protests in Catalonia
4 years ago

Violence erupts in Spain as Catalan leaders are jailed

Catalunya took to the streets of Barcelona on Monday after nine separatist leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison by the Supreme Court of Madrid.
4 years ago
Violence erupts in Spain as Catalan leaders are jailed
5 years ago

Ship collides with crane in Barcelona, starting blaze

After the crane toppled over, flames quickly spread across the dock; no injuries were reported.
5 years ago
Ship collides with crane in Barcelona, starting blaze
5 years ago

'This fire is still alive': A year after Spain extinguished Catalonia’s secession attempt

"Even if it was for a short moment, we did it," a separatist activist said.
5 years ago
'This fire is still alive' a year after Spain crushed Catalonia’s secession attempt
6 years ago

Migrants scramble after landing on Spanish beach

Footage shows a large group of migrants landing on a Spanish beach as swimsuit-clad tourists looked on.
6 years ago
Migrants scramble after landing on Spanish beach
6 years ago

Catalonia elections explained

On Dec. 21, 2017, Catalans in Spain will choose 135 representatives for the regional assembly.
6 years ago
Catalonia elections explained
6 years ago

More than 1 million people march in Barcelona to support a unified Spain

The rally comes after the Catalonian parliament voted to secede from Spain.
6 years ago
More than 1 million people march in Barcelona to support a unified Spain
6 years ago
ANALYSIS: Spain should find a way not to smash Catalonia's romance with independence
6 years ago

Spain cracks down hard after Catalonia declares independence

Hours after Catalonia's secession move, the Spanish Senate granted the government special constitutional powers to stop the wealthy region's move toward independence.
6 years ago
Spain cracks down hard after Catalonia declares independence
6 years ago

ANALYSIS: Catalonia's fateful independence vote was spurred by Spain's rigidity

The world will be watching what happens next in Barcelona.
6 years ago
ANALYSIS: Catalonia's fateful independence vote was spurred by Spain's rigidity
6 years ago

Spain prepares to suspend Catalonia's autonomy amid independence disagreement

Catalonia is an autonomous region, but Spain could act to take control.
6 years ago
Spain prepares to suspend Catalonia's autonomy amid independence disagreement
6 years ago

Catalan president claims mandate for independence but seeks dialogue with Spain first

His speech followed a referendum in which voters called for independence.
6 years ago
Catalan president claims mandate for independence but seeks dialogue with Spain first
6 years ago

Hundreds injured in Catalonia as Spanish police crack down on referendum

At least 465 people were injured, Catalan officials said.
6 years ago
Hundreds injured in Catalonia as Spanish police crack down on referendum
6 years ago

Strikes in Catalonia as leaders push for independence from Spain

Thousands poured into the streets of Barcelona to protest.
6 years ago
Strikes in Catalonia as leaders push for independence from Spain