Monday, September 21, 2020

EU fury at Spain as Constitutional Court rules teachers can be sacked for “living in sin”

Teachers are sacked for joining trade unions, going out for drinks with friends and for “living in sin.”

Hottest year on record as Spain swelters

Average temperatures in 2006 higher than norm; 2007 set to be even warmer

Eta bomb in Madrid blasts the peace process

By Lisa Tilley AT one minute after 9am on Saturday December 30, a 200 kilo bomb razed a five story car-park to the ground at...

Reservoir levels highest for ten years

Wettest autumn this century refills empty water supplies

A glass to your health?

A tipple of Spanish wine may not be so beneficial for our health according to UK scientists

“Prostitute killer” held in Germany

Police across Europe are searching through files of unsolved murders after a lorry driver in Germany was arrested in connection with a six-year killing spree across the continent

Street violence delays Eta peace talks

THE planned peace talks between the government and Basque separatist group Eta are in danger of never happening, according to a senior government official. Interior...

Immigrants keep Spain working says government report

Spanish prime minister's economic adviser has published a report which attributes 50 per cent of Spain's economic growth during the last five years to immigrants in the country

13-year-old baby born in Barcelona

The oldest baby in the world has been born from an embryo conceived thirteen years ago and frozen in a fertility clinic

Zapatero speaks out against Saddam death sentence

PRIME Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has emphasised the European Union's rejection of the death penalty, after former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was condemned...

Spanish ‘Manhattan’ plans approved

Ayuntamiento of Cullera, Valencia, has approved plans to build 33 skyscrapers on the shoreline

Eta in ceasefire withdrawal threats

BASQUE separatist group Eta has threatened to end its seven-month ceasefire unless talks with the Spanish government make progress before the end of autumn....

EU backs Spain in peace talks bid

BRUSSELS has narrowly backed Spain’s peace plan with separatist group Eta after a debate in the European parliament. Politicians voted 321 to 311 in favour...