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African suitcase boy allowed to stay in Spain

He has been granted temporary permission to stay so he can be reunited with his mother

UPDATE: Father didn’t expect eight-year-old son to enter Spain in suitcase

The father had employed intermediaries to get his son into Spanish territory but expected the operation to be legal

Human remains found in turbine of a Guardia Civil patrol boat

The vessel is now moored in Sotogrande port, where the remains will be sent for analysis

Police arrest two Spain-bound jihadists in Ceuta

The latest arrests are believed to have been connected to the terror cell broken up in January

Amnesty International slams Spain in annual human rights report

The report goes on to criticise the PP for attempting to legalise summary deportations at the border

Amnesty International slams Spain for migrant overcrowding

Temporary accommodation centres in Ceuta and Melilla are significantly over-capacity

ONE YEAR ON: Today marks the anniversary of the drowning of 12 migrants in Ceuta, but there is still...

Human Rights Watch insist Spain has done nothing to help the families of the dead

Four suspected Islamist militants arrested in Ceuta

Men said to have 'similar profiles' to Paris gunmen

More than 1,000 migrants attempt to cross border into Melilla

Security forces used helicopters to repel the attempt

Call me a road racist but …

Why the new-style licence plates drive Giles Brown round the bend

Stamping out the ‘Class A drugs post’ peril

Injected into silicone breasts and surgically implanted into defenceless puppies – the Class A Drugs ‘delivery service’ is becoming increasingly deadly as traffickers seek horrific new ways to smuggle contraband into Europe, using Spain as their back door. But it’s a ‘smug’s game’, reports Tom Powell

Spanish government under fire for failing poverty-stricken children

Planned funds are just 0.18% of what is really needed

EU grants €10 million to fight immigration at Spain’s borders

Spain is bearing the brunt of immigration from Africa into Europe

A migrant’s tale

War and poverty drive people from Africa towards the freedom of European soil. Imogen Calderwood went to Ceuta and Morocco to see the reality

Pressures escalate at Spanish-Melilla border

Waves of sub-Saharan migrants have attempted to break through onto European soil this week

Spain: Rubber bullets should not have been fired

Interior minister admits for the first time police were wrong to use rubber bullets

Spain to fortify North African borders to deter more migrants

The Spanish government has announced a €2.3 million plan to fortify the borders of Ceuta and Melilla

Spanish police stop more than a thousand migrants crossing Ceuta border

Police have stopped a second wave of 1,600 migrants at the Ceuta border

African migrants carry out massive storm of Spanish enclave Melilla

More than 200 Sub-Saharan migrants have scaled border fences into Melilla

EU: Spain must explain why it fired rubber bullets at migrants

Spain's interior minister insisted police did not shoot directly at people, and that the bullets had not caused the deaths of any of those who drowned

Rubber bullets fired at Ceuta escapists

Action justified by aggressive behaviour, police say

‘Syria jihadist suspects’ arrested in Ceuta

Eight individuals have been detained on suspicion of recruiting jihadist would-be fighters to send to Syria

How did those 690 kilos of hash get in my van? asks Spanish councillor

The former politician was arrested in Ceuta as he was about to get on the ferry to Algeciras

Protesters clash with police over unpaid wages at Gibraltar border

Over 200 municipal workers are on strike in an ongoing dispute over pay

Big fine for Spanish ferry fixers

Three companies were found guilty of price fixing by the National Competition Committee

The geography and politics of Spain

Whilst the history of Spain is long and complicated, the geography and political set-up are fairly straightforward. Paul Whitelock takes a look.
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