• Family Franco opposes excavation

    Family Franco opposes excavation

    madrid August 26, 2018 06:00 Hot Recent News

    The family of the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco (1892-1975) opposes the plan to move the remains of the general. In a statement, seven grandchildren indicate 'under no circumstance \u0026 # x27; \u0026 # x27; to cooperate with that. They will use all legal possibilities to prevent excavation, report Spanish media.

  • Spain wants to clear grave Franco

    Spain wants to clear grave Franco

    barcelona August 25, 2018 07:16 Hot Recent News

    Spain wants to excavate and remove the body of former dictator Francisco Franco from his own mausoleum in the Valley of the Fallen near Madrid. That could happen soon- perhaps within two months. 'Spain can not afford symbols that divide the Spaniards,' says Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.

  • Carlists commemorate 'king' Carlos Hugo

    Carlists commemorate 'king' Carlos Hugo

    August 24, 2018 18:32 Hot Recent News

    The carlists, the Spanish movement that Prince Carlos, born and living in the Netherlands, regards as the rightful occupier of the Spanish throne, will remember Friday during a mass in the San Fermin de los Navarros church in Madrid on the death in August 2010 of 'king Carlos Hugo '.

  • The Spanish government wants to dig up Franco

    The Spanish government wants to dig up Franco

    madrid August 24, 2018 13:16 Hot Recent News

    The Spanish government of Social Democratic Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will move the remains of dictator and general Francisco Franco (1892-1975). Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo has announced on Friday that a decree has been issued and that the procedure has been initiated.

  • Ship with 87 migrants arrives in Spain

    Ship with 87 migrants arrives in Spain

    madrid August 9, 2018 10:06 Hot Recent News

    A rescue ship with 87 migrants on board has arrived in Spain. The vessel Open Arms arrived Thursday morning in the southern port city of Algeciras (Andalucia), reported aid organization Proactiva. The migrants, including 12 minors from Sudan and Gambia, were rescued from Libya more than a week ago.

  • Alleged drug lord (85) arrested in Spain

    Alleged drug lord (85) arrested in Spain

    madrid August 8, 2018 19:27 Hot Recent News

    The Spanish authorities have arrested the alleged drug lord Manuel Charlín (85). The police also arrested the son of Charlín and sixteen other suspects during a major campaign against drug trafficking in Galicia. Defendants were also arrested in other areas.

  • Gang of people smugglers rolled up in Spain

    Gang of people smugglers rolled up in Spain

    san sebastián August 5, 2018 07:51 Hot Recent News

    In collaboration with Europol, the Spanish police rolled up a gang that smuggled immigrants into the European Union. The police arrested six suspects in the Spanish Basque Country and one in Madrid, according to the police against the Spanish news agency Europa Press.

  • Spanish rapist on the run

    Spanish rapist on the run

    madrid July 30, 2018 04:42 Hot Recent News

    'Urgent! Please, spread this message as much as possible! 'In this way, the Spanish police asks the civilian population for help in the detection of the dangerous, escaped criminal Guillermo Fernández Bueno. 'Fernandéz is a rapist and murderer who flees from prison during a leave,' police said. He would be released in 2026.

  • Spain gets 1200 migrants from boats

    Spain gets 1200 migrants from boats

    madrid July 29, 2018 09:42 Hot Recent News

    The Spanish authorities are still struggling to save migrants trying to reach Europe via the Mediterranean. The maritime rescue service in the country reports that more than 1200 people have been taken from boats in two days.

  • Conservatives Spain choose Casado

    Conservatives Spain choose Casado

    madrid July 21, 2018 14:54 Hot Recent News

    The Spanish Conservative Partido Popular (PP) has chosen Pablo Casado as the new leader. He succeeds ex-prime minister Mariano Rajoy who had to leave as prime minister and then also handed in the leadership of the party.

  • Thaw in Catalan crisis?

    Thaw in Catalan crisis?

    barcelona July 7, 2018 04:48 Hot Recent News

    This Monday the leaders of Spain and Catalonia met in an attempt to pull the Catalan crisis out of the doldrums. Last week, some of the Catalan leaders who were in prison from Madrid came to prisons in Catalonia. Among them 'the two Jordis'. Txell Bonet is the partner of Jordi Cuixart, the president of the Catalan cultural and political societies Òmnium. She says: 'We do not want a transfer, we want release!'

  • 'Spain is not a rescue brigade'

    'Spain is not a rescue brigade'

    madrid June 25, 2018 13:03 Hot Recent News

    Spain wants a responsible policy with regard to migration, but does not always include boats with refugees who are refused elsewhere. 'Spain is not a rescue brigade' said the Spanish Minister of Public Works, José Luis Abalos, on Monday in an interview on TV.

  • Bobbejaanland puts scales at attractions

    Bobbejaanland puts scales at attractions

    kasterlee June 14, 2018 14:12 Hot Recent News

    Anyone visiting Bobbejaanland can be asked to stand on the scale. By weighing visitors to the amusement park, the theme park hopes to stay below the weight limit at the attractions concerned and to make the theme park safer.

  • Already Minister Spanish cabinet in disrepute

    Already Minister Spanish cabinet in disrepute

    madrid June 13, 2018 10:24 Hot Recent News

    A minister in the seven-day-old Spanish government has been discredited by publications about his conviction for tax evasion. The new Minister Máxim Huerta was sentenced 3.5 years ago because in the years 2006-2008 with a trick for more than 255,000 euro tax has been circumvented. He was a TV presenter at the time.

  • Boat with migrants may moor in Spain

    Boat with migrants may moor in Spain

    madrid June 11, 2018 13:45 Hot Recent News

    The rescue ship Aquarius, which has more than six hundred migrants on board, is allowed to moor in the Spanish city of Valencia. That is what Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announces, Spanish media reports.

  • Human chain to enforce referendum

    Human chain to enforce referendum

    san sebastián June 10, 2018 14:36 Hot Recent News

    More than 175,000 people went into the streets of Spain in the Basque Country on Sunday to form a human chain of more than 200 kilometers. With this action, the Basques want to express their demand for a referendum on independence.

  • Women in the majority in cabinet Spain

    Women in the majority in cabinet Spain

    madrid June 6, 2018 20:33 Hot Recent News

    The new Spanish Pedro Sánchez presented his ministerial team on Wednesday. It involves six men and eleven women. 'For the first time in history, a Spanish cabinet counts more than women than men \u0026 # x27; \u0026 # x27 ;, concluded the prime minister.

  • Spain gets \u0026 # x27; eurofiel \u0026 # x27; as economics minister

    Spain gets \u0026 # x27; eurofiel \u0026 # x27; as economics minister

    madrid June 6, 2018 12:48 Hot Recent News

    The Social Democrat Pedro Sánchez will present his minority cabinet on Wednesday with a technocrat from the EU headquarters Brussels, Nadia Calviño, as Minister of Finance. The 49-year-old Galician-based economist worked for years at the Spanish Ministry of Economic Affairs when she settled in Brussels in 2006 to work for the European Commission.

  • Rajoy also fallen away as party leader

    Rajoy also fallen away as party leader

    madrid June 5, 2018 12:48 Hot Recent News

    Spanish ex-prime minister Mariano Rajoy has also resigned as leader of the conservative People's Party (PP) after his departure as prime minister. 'This is the best for the PP, for Spain and for me,' said the 63-year-old Rajoy in an emotional speech for the board of the party.

  • New Catalan government to get started

    New Catalan government to get started

    barcelona June 2, 2018 15:03 Hot Recent News

    The separatists have regained control in the regional parliament of Catalonia on Saturday with the swearing in of a new government. This puts an end to the direct domination by the Spanish government from Madrid.

  • Sánchez officially new Spanish Prime Minister

    Sánchez officially new Spanish Prime Minister

    madrid June 2, 2018 10:48 Hot Recent News

    Pedro Sánchez Saturday took the oath on the constitution with the Spanish king Felipe, making him officially the new Prime Minister of Spain. The 46-year-old economist and leader of the Social Democratic PSOE is the first prime minister in the history of Spain who took the oath without the presence of the Bible or a crucifix.

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