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Jailed Catalan leader says Spain wants to 'behead' separatism

Catalonia's highest-profile jailed separatist leader accused Spain of trying to behead the secessionist movement with a trial on the region's failed independence bid, adding that another independence referendum was still a possibi...

Jailed Catalan leader says Spain wants to 'behead' separatism

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Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
18:17, 2019-06-14

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament Spain's Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday denied Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras, in jail awaiting a ruling of charges related to his part in the region's 2017 independence bid, permission to leave jail to collect his European parliament credentials....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial over the failed bid for regional independence, Sp...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers The four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in Parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, that could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Spain: Catalan separatists rally in Barcelona It's known as the "Diada." Since 2012, huge rallies for independence have taken place on September 11 in Catalonia. The size and tone of the latest edition will be a gauge for the strength of the separatist movement....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan leaders' rights as lawmakers The Spanish parliament's governing body on Friday suspended the lawmaker rights of the four jailed Catalan members of parliament while they face trial over the northeastern region's failed 2017 independence bid, lower house speaker Meritxell Batet said....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
00:51, 2019-06-13

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region of Catalonia....
14:51, 2019-05-31

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul re-run election in a statement released on Friday which could influence the contest's outcome....
12:17, 2019-06-21

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to six years in jail.Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace ...
08:34, 2019-08-02

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Spain's Podemos leader says he still hopes for last minute government deal The leader of Spain's far-left Unidas Podemos Pablo Iglesias said on Friday that he still hopes for a last-minute government deal with the Socialists....
13:51, 2019-09-13

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
10:17, 2019-08-09

Modi: Stripping autonomy from Kashmir will free it from ‘terrorism and separatism’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday night that his government's move to strip the disputed state of Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status will free the disputed Himalayan region of "terrorism and separatism."...
04:17, 2019-08-09

Defiant Catalan separatists call for independence Catalan separatist supporters draped in pro-independence flags gathered in the regional capital Barcelona on Wednesday for a huge rally to call for a break from Spain and the release of their jailed leaders....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
07:17, 2019-06-19

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
22:17, 2019-05-28

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain...
16:34, 2019-05-24

Future uncertain for Catalan separatists elected in Europe Three jailed or fugitive Catalan politicians hope to use their freshly won seats in the European Parliament as loudspeakers for their separatist cause in northeastern Spain — although actually being sworn in as lawmakers will be the first obstacle they have to overcome....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Vinales: No Lorenzo Catalan GP crash sanction sets MotoGP precedent Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says Jorge Lorenzo avoiding punishment for his multi-rider crash in the Catalan Grand Prix will "open the window" for identical incidents to happen....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Catalan government approval moves Spanish GP closer to 2020 F1 deal The Spanish Grand Prix is set to remain on the 2020 Formula 1 calendar after the Catalan government approved a plan for a one-year extension of the Barcelona circuit's contract...
08:17, 2019-08-02

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the governing body of the European legislature on Monday....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Atletico say Barcelona owe extra €80m for Antoine Griezmann and threaten legal action against the Catalan club Atletico Madrid say Barcelona owe an extra €80million for Antoine Griezmann and vowed to take legal action after the French forward moved to the Catalan club for €120m on Friday....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
14:34, 2019-07-23

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall has been sentenced for up to 12 years in prison....
20:51, 2019-07-31

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
00:17, 2019-08-09

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
04:51, 2019-06-04

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
23:17, 2019-06-06

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for 15 years. Counter-terrorism police described Farhad Salah as posing a very real risk to public safe...
16:17, 2019-07-24

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
11:51, 2019-07-09

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
01:00, 2019-08-08

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading......
16:00, 2019-08-25

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
03:01, 2019-05-29

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath crossing their land have been handed life jail terms.Gary Dean’s body was found in a ditch in woods near his home in B...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
14:51, 2019-05-21

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
10:51, 2019-05-28

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
17:51, 2019-08-09

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people to fight in Syria....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.Louise Porton was found guilty on Thursday of killing three-year-o...
17:34, 2019-08-02

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year....
14:17, 2019-06-11

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
09:34, 2019-06-14

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Russian Blogger Jailed For 5 Years Over 'Extremist' Tweet A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for a tweet that called for attacks on the children of law enforcement officials, news agencies reported....
14:17, 2019-09-03

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin, 24, was sentenced at Cairns district court on Tuesday, having previously pleaded guilty to the rape...
20:17, 2019-05-28

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
15:17, 2019-07-11

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
14:17, 2019-08-23

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairns, in the north of Queensland state, to charges of...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
14:17, 2019-08-03

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China....
03:51, 2019-08-22

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
06:34, 2019-08-15

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
02:34, 2019-08-17

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah Husseini, 36, described in court as a “travelling, wandering, nomadic thief”, used a stolen bank car...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period.Higgins, 66, was sentenced to 24 years and three months in prison. He showed no ...
15:17, 2019-06-12

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
16:17, 2019-06-06

UK extremely concerned about jailed British-Iranian aid worker Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Caregiver jailed for abusing 101-year-old dementia patient An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly woman’s face with a flannel and slapping her hands and arms. In the shocking video, the victim c...
02:34, 2019-06-22

Reporter once jailed for refusing to disclose source dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani (teh-ruh-KAH’-nee), an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch (kelsh), says in a statement that Taricani died at home on Friday. She di...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
00:17, 2019-06-29

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
13:34, 2019-06-10

Gamer jailed for deadly ‘swat’ prank that started over $1.50 bet An Ohio gamer has been jailed for his part in a “swatting” prank that ended with cops shooting dead an innocent Kansas dad. Casey Viner, 19, was so upset by losing a $1.50 wager while playing “Call of Duty: WWII” online, he recruited another man to report a fake hostage scare...
01:17, 2019-09-16

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
18:34, 2019-07-19

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Midwest City police say a daycare worker kno...
21:51, 2019-07-19

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
14:34, 2019-06-06

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital. Numerous journalists saw the van leave the Supreme Court on Wednesday for the prison of El Ha...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Tasmanian farmer jailed for 11 months for importing garlic Letetia Anne Ware imported garlic bulbs that were potential carriers of devastating plant pathogenA Tasmanian farmer has been given an 11-month jail sentence for illegally importing garlic bulbs that could have put Australia’s agricultural sector at risk.The farmer and former chair of the Australian...
17:00, 2019-09-10

Vols' Thompson jailed on domestic assault charge Witnesses told police that Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson threatened to slap a woman and then "shoot up the school" during a verbal altercation at a campus dorm, police said....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Pakistani judge who jailed former PM sacked over blackmail claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 years have been jailed by a judge who said she was “lost for words” at the severity of their crimes....
19:34, 2019-09-05

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
21:17, 2019-08-07

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
09:51, 2019-06-20

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Jailed Tunisia presidential candidate starts hunger strike A lawyer for a jailed presidential candidate in Tunisia says his client has started a hunger strike to defend his right to take part in Sunday’s election...
16:17, 2019-09-12

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting Maduro online Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolás Maduro’s government...
00:01, 2019-07-18

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
18:51, 2019-07-18

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
10:51, 2019-07-19

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
22:17, 2019-05-28

President Trump will 'personally vouch' for jailed rapper Rocky A$AP U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he spoke to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the detainment of rapper A$AP Rocky in Lofven's country....
23:17, 2019-07-20

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
23:34, 2019-07-17

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
10:51, 2019-06-03

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S....
06:00, 2019-06-08

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
22:00, 2019-07-11

Jailed financier Epstein seeks release under house arrest American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
20:34, 2019-07-11

1 teen dead, 1 jailed after clash over video game controller LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say one teen has been accused of killing another after they argued about a video game controller. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jesse Hambrick said deputies responded to a call about loud noises at a mobile home park in Lithia Springs ar...
21:51, 2019-06-12

US Woman Jailed For Killing 3-Year-Old Daughter To "Remove Demons" A California woman has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing her three-year-old daughter, who was left in a hot car for nearly 10 hours to cleanse her of demons, officials said....
05:34, 2019-07-25

Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday, his spokeswoman said, ahead of a march he planned to lead in Moscow in protest at the exclusion of several opposition-minded candidates from a local election in September....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Pak Judge Who Jailed Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Sacked Over Blackmail Claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Exclusive: The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door....
12:34, 2019-06-11

Man jailed for placing spy cameras in James Bond studio toilets A convicted sex offender has been jailed for secretly placing spy cameras in the female toilets of the studio where the new James Bond movie is being made....
23:00, 2019-09-07

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Staten Island teen jailed in Russia after being caught with weed A Staten Island teen is locked in a Russian jail cell after authorities caught her with marijuana while on a vacation with her mother, officials said. Audrey Lorber, 19, was arrested at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg when Russian agents found her with 19 grams of marijuana, worth about $375 in th...
04:00, 2019-09-08

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
13:00, 2019-07-16

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
17:17, 2019-08-22

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s responsibility, a mother’s duty, and her natural instinct to put the care and safety of her four-wee...
09:51, 2019-06-09

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably issued abroad and numerous people in India investing ...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of sexual abuse from speaking out....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awesome."...
06:51, 2019-06-18

Neo-Nazi who killed woman after driving into protesters jailed for life A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has been jailed for life....
22:17, 2019-06-28

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeals court in Hungary has delivered the final ruling on the case....
00:00, 2019-06-21

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with malic...
16:00, 2019-05-21

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying charges, but he has rejected any responsibility for her continuing plight....
15:51, 2019-06-30

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him for the first time since he disappeared nearly fo...
20:51, 2019-06-28

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tuesday of a parliament that reflected Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Indian police officer jailed over death of person in custody NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court has sentenced a former police officer who alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s complicity in the killings of Muslims in Gujarat state in 2002 to life in prison over the death of a person in custody. Judge D.N. Vyas sentenced Sanjiv Bhatt on Thursday in a case...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor said Friday. Daniel Suneson has asked Stockholm’s District Court to hold A$AP Rocky — th...
14:34, 2019-07-19

Ex-butler to Queen Elizabeth II jailed for sexually assaulting young boy A former butler to Queen Elizabeth II has been jailed for sexually assaulting a young boy. Andrew Lightwood, 57 — who worked for the UK’s royal household at Buckingham Palace for six years — exposed himself to the boy and put his hands down the child’s pants and molested him, Cardiff Cro...
20:34, 2019-07-05

He was jailed 82 days for carrying honey in an airport – not meth The Maryland man was trying to bring back honey from his favorite roadside stand in Jamaica, but a drug-sniffing dog alerted to his bag.        ...
19:00, 2019-08-29

Teenager Who Called UK's Prince Harry 'Race Traitor' Is Jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on......
22:51, 2019-06-18

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Frenchman jailed for 5 years for Brussels airport diamond heist Marc Bertoldi has been found guilty in "one of the biggest" diamond heists in Belgium. In 2013, a team of armed men disguised as police officers stole diamonds worth €37 million from a plane about to take off....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for criticizing Museveni on Facebook A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni....
16:51, 2019-08-02

After 250 Indians Jailed In Bahrain Pardoned, PM Modi Thanks Gulf Nation In an humanitarian gesture, the Bahrain government on Sunday pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in the Gulf nation during the maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the oil-rich country....
10:17, 2019-08-25

Top Turkish court orders release of jailed Cumhuriyet journalists Turkey's Supreme Court of Appeals ordered on Thursday the release of six former employees of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper who were jailed on terrorism-related charges, two of the newspaper's lawyers said....
21:17, 2019-09-12

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a c...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Myanmar Times founder jailed for 13 years on drugs charges A Myanmar court on Wednesday jailed an Australian publisher for 13 years on drugs charges, a year after police uncovered a stash of methamphetamines and opium at his home, his lawyer said....
14:51, 2019-08-07

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-presidentBrazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly collaborated with prosecutors during high-profile corruption investigations – including the controvers...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Judge orders Julian Assange jailed until U.S. extradition hearing in February A British judge ruled Friday that Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who's wanted in both the United States and Sweden, will not be released this month because he has a history of disappearing....
17:51, 2019-09-13

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Ukraine frees jailed Russian journalist Vyshinsky on bail: TASS Jailed Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky was freed from custody in Ukraine on Wednesday after a court ordered his release on bail, the TASS news agency reported....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Three jailed after husband fell to his death during flat burglary in north London The widow of a man who plunged to his death from his third-floor flat during a "terrifying" burglary spoke of her devastation as three people were jailed for their involvement....
12:34, 2019-08-29

Moped bandit who mugged four people for their watches in 20 minutes is jailed for nine years A violent moped bandit who mugged four people for their expensive watches in just 20 minutes while riding around central London has been jailed for nine years....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to see freed....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Mueller report witness to remain jailed on child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to remain jailed while he awaits trial on a charge of transporting child pornography. U.S. Magistrate Ivan Davis said at a detention hearing Friday in Alexandria that 60-year-old Lebanese...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Ex-footballer Dean Saunders jailed for failing to provide breath sample Former Liverpool striker sentenced to 10 weeks after pleading guilty to two chargesFormer Liverpool striker Dean Saunders has been jailed for 10 weeks for failing to provide a breath specimen after being arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.Saunders, who also played for Aston Villa and Derby Count...
20:00, 2019-08-28

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said on Thursday....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug possession charges. The 2-year-old girl was turned ...
01:51, 2019-07-02

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intelligence” to Israel’s Mossad spy agency....
09:17, 2019-08-28

U.S. says hopes release of Lebanese man by Iran is positive signs for jailed Americans The United States on Tuesday applauded the release of Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, by Iran as a "great day" for him and his family and said it hoped the move was a positive sign for Americans detained by Tehran....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
11:34, 2019-07-20

Man jailed in connection to brothers who vanished on business trip faces new charges The Missouri man jailed in connection to the disappearance of two men who visited his family farm on business is facing new charges out of Kansas, according to a report. Garland “Joey” Nelson, 25, was charged with endangering the food supply for allegedly shipping without health papers 35 calves fro...
15:51, 2019-08-21

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on Twitter Monday that Russian authorities had rejected a request to send a doctor to examine Paul Whelan. It said Whelan has received basic medical assis...
21:17, 2019-07-01

Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest in his Manhattan mansion while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
23:34, 2019-07-11

El Salvador rape victim jailed for murder after stillbirth faces retrial Pro-choice activists say Evelyn Beatríz Hernández’s case will be important in determining the stance of the country’s new leader A teenage rape victim in El Salvador who was convicted for murdering her child and jailed for nearly three years after a stillbirth will face a retrial next week, her lawy...
01:34, 2019-07-11

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Long Island, suspended Officer Valerie CincinelliR...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
00:51, 2019-07-18

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told the BBC on Saturday....
15:00, 2019-06-29

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles.Torben Soerensen has been sentenced to three years...
04:51, 2019-08-14

Activist Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case Gets Bail For Father's Death he Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rituals following her father's death....
00:17, 2019-08-09

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters....
05:01, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for critcising Museveni on Facebook A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni....
17:00, 2019-08-02

Jailed Saudi feminist refuses to deny torture to secure release Loujain al-Hathloul will not retract electric shock and sexual assault claims, family saysThe prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her famil...
04:17, 2019-08-14

British sailor jailed for eight years in US after honeymoon boat death of wife Lewis Bennett, 42, sentenced for death of Isabella Hellmann, 41, after yacht sinkingA newlywed British-Australian sailor whose wife died after their yacht sank off the coast of Cuba during a honeymoon trip has been jailed for eight years in the US for her manslaughter.Lewis Bennett, 42, was sentence...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Russian blogger jailed for five years over ‘snuff movie threat’ tweet Vladislav Sinitsa given tough jail sentence amid fresh clampdown on protestersA Russian blogger who posted a tweet that said the children of police could be targeted in “snuff videos” has been sentenced to five years in jail, as three more Kremlin critics were charged with organising an illegal prot...
19:51, 2019-09-03

Latest Blue Bell ice cream licker jailed for criminal mischief One Texas man likely won’t be getting the last laugh for recently licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and returning it to the frozen shelf of a local Walmart, as the offender has been booked into jail on charges of criminal mischief....
17:51, 2019-08-23

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
16:00, 2019-07-10

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
17:34, 2019-06-06

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal against her”. ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

10 of the best restaurants in Cádiz, Spain Fizzing with culinary highlights, this selection from the Andalucían city’s old town takes in special spots for seafood and tapas joints away from the crowdsGo early: this tapa place is very small and almost always busy. It cooks its speciality, tuna from the strait of Gibraltar, in a variety of way...
09:17, 2019-08-02

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
05:34, 2019-06-18

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
18:51, 2019-06-10

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release....
08:00, 2019-08-19

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
15:34, 2019-06-16

UFC's Desmond Green jailed on 20 charges, including DUI manslaughter, after deadly crash UFC lightweight Desmond Green has been arrested, stemming from his alleged role in a car crash last August that left two women dead.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing of a 26-year-old scholar from China.Jurors deliber...
03:17, 2019-07-19

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky rings hollow in Sweden President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden’s prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail,” a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn’t include bail....
20:34, 2019-07-21

Avi Maharaj: Met Pc sacked after being jailed for downloading porn from grieving father's TV account A Metropolitan Police officer who was jailed for using a grieving father's cable TV account to download pornography while waiting for an undertaker for his 14-year-old son has been sacked....
15:00, 2019-09-10

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
15:17, 2019-08-23

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
00:00, 2019-07-17

Student jailed for 12 years for violent rape of woman in her 60s yards from Piccadilly Circus A student who abducted a grandmother just yards away from Piccadilly Circus and subjected her to a horrifying 12-minute rape ordeal has been jailed for 12 years....
11:34, 2019-06-21

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel, Iowa on September 11 as they attempted to gain access to the Dallas County Courthouse. The two are...
09:00, 2019-09-14

Philip Arps, man who shared video of New Zealand mosque attack, jailed for 21 months A New Zealand man who shared a livestream of video footage taken of the shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques will spend nearly two years in jail, a court ruled Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Monster who left baby girl needing surgery after ‘severe’ sex attack jailed The High Court in Glasgow heard how Alan Kusz, 43, tried to blame the infant's mother for the injuries, which a doctor disturbingly described as the “most severe” he had ever seen....
21:51, 2019-07-17

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying that she was subjected to torture, according to her family....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Tanzanian lawyers urge speedy trial, medical help for prominent jailed journalist Lawyers for a prominent Tanzanian investigative journalist called on Friday for urgent medical attention for their client after a court adjourned his case for the third time since he was arraigned nearly a month ago....
13:51, 2019-08-30

Jailed Cop Sanjiv Bhatt's Wife Meets Kerala Politicians, Assured Support A month after senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1990 custodial death case, his wife met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Opposition leader......
15:00, 2019-07-24

Kodak Black to remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
11:51, 2019-05-30

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
06:00, 2019-08-15

UK police officer jailed for downloading porn videos using grieving father’s TV account A British police officer will spend 12 months in prison after he used a TV account belonging to a father who had just lost his son to download pornographic videos while waiting for the undertaker to arrive....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing crackdown on social media.Nguyen Ngoc Anh, a shrimp...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London have been jailed....
14:17, 2019-06-07

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
09:34, 2019-06-24

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by hiding it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
17:00, 2019-07-16

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
06:00, 2019-07-17

Argentina, Spain romp into World Cup last four "Argentina steamrolled into the basketball World Cup semi-finals with a spectacular 97-87 win over Serbia, who were among the tournament favourites, and were joined by 2006 champions Spain who overpowered surprise package Poland 90-78 on Tuesday."...
20:00, 2019-09-10

Spain beats Germany 2-1 to win Under-21 Euros UDINE, Italy (AP) — Spain beat Germany 2-1 to match Italy with a record fifth title at the Under-21 European Championship on Sunday. Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring with a long-range strike early on, then Dani Olmo doubled the advantage in the 69th from close range after goalkeeper Alex Nubel could n...
02:34, 2019-07-01

USA tops Spain in pre-World Cup exhibition, 90-81 Much got made earlier this week after USA Basketball's national team was soundly beaten by a bunch of G League guys during a scrimmage in practice       ...
10:34, 2019-08-17

Spain reports 100 migrants rescued at sea in 1 day MADRID (AP) — Spain’s maritime rescue service says over 100 migrants have been rescued from three boats attempting to reach Europe from northern Africa. The maritime rescue service said one of the boats discovered Saturday carried eight people in the Strait of Gibraltar. Two larger boats, one ...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Spain already proving it can be USWNT spoiler After a dominating sweep in the group stage of the World Cup, the United States will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. The Americans concluded the group stage Thursday with a 2-0 victory over Sweden, completing a run that saw them set records for the most goals....
08:17, 2019-06-24

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied on Sara Däbritz’s goal in the 42nd minute for the win Wednesday. It was second-ranked Germany’s second successive 1-0 victory in Group B. ...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Electoral alliances up in the air at all levels in Spain As Spain's Socialists seek a partner to form a national government two months after a parliamentary election, the splintering of Spanish politics is being felt right down to regional and municipal level....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
19:17, 2019-06-11

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Court frees famous Russian soccer players jailed for attacks: news agencies A Russian court on Friday ordered the release on parole of two famous Russian soccer players jailed for their involvement in a pair of violent attacks last year, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Perv jailed for hiding spy camera in women’s toilet at James Bond movie studio This is one spy camera 007 would never want from Q. A convicted sex offender has been jailed for putting a hidden camera in the women’s toilet at the movie studio where James Bond is being filmed. Peter Hartley, 50, used a motion-triggered miniature camera in a grill above the cubicle in Brita...
06:00, 2019-09-09

Dane jailed by Russia in Jehovah's Witnesses crackdown loses appeal - group's spokesman A Danish adherent of the Jehovah's Witnesses jailed for six years in Russia after being found guilty of organizing a banned extremist group lost his court appeal on Thursday, a spokesman for the group said....
12:34, 2019-05-23

Lawyer for American teen jailed for fatal stabbing of Italian cop drops release request One of the American teenagers jailed in Italy for allegedly killing a local police officer in a drug deal gone bad won’t be getting released anytime soon after his lawyer dropped a request for his client to be released....
15:34, 2019-09-08

Louis Vuitton raider snared by trail of blood at smash-and-grab scene is jailed A convicted armed robber who smashed his way into a Louis Vuitton boutique in the City to steal wallets and a handbag has been jailed for almost two years....
00:34, 2019-09-06

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
16:34, 2019-06-15

On a live, post-debate Late Show, AOC names the winners, which Trump staffer gets jailed next Stephen Colbert introduced his first guest, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as a “superstar,” and, judging from his audience’s extended standing ovation and spontaneous chants of “AOC!,” he appears not to be just blowing smoke. With the Bronx representative sitting down for a two-se...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018 Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a yearThe Australian government has named the third person revealed this week to be in detention in prison in Iran as a Melbourne academic who has published work on the 2011 Arab uprisings ...
07:51, 2019-09-14

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of damaging leaks that have cast serious doubts over his impartiality as a judge in a sweeping graft...
00:34, 2019-07-09

5,000-Year-Old Temple Emerges from Underwater in Spain An ancient megalithic complex in Spain comparable to England’s Stonehenge has emerged from receding waters in Spain, but within two weeks it might vanish again, forever, if action is not taken now. ...
20:17, 2019-08-25

Spain: Man Arrested For "Upskirting" Over 500 Women, Some Of Them Minors Spanish police said Wednesday they have arrested a man suspected of secretly recording videos of the underwear of over 500 women, some of them minors, on public transit and supermarkets....
03:17, 2019-08-23

2 Americans among those gored in Spain’s running of the bulls Two Americans were brutally injured after getting gored during the opening of Spain’s wild running of the bulls festival — with seven more days to go. The US citizens were among three people gored Sunday during the opening run in this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, where b...
19:51, 2019-07-07

2 gored in Spain’s running of the bulls festival PAMPLONA, Spain — Spanish officials say the opening bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona has left at least five people injured, including two who were gored by bulls. Red Cross spokesman José Aldaba says the most seriously injured were treated Sunday at ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

The Latest: Spain rescues 300 migrants; 3 were on a kayak Nearly 300 African migrants have been rescued in the past two days as they attempted to reach Europe’s southernmost shores, including 3 men sailing on a kayak...
21:51, 2019-07-06

Spain: Madrid man accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a 'strategically placed mobile phone' to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a pornographic website....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Spain's El Corte Ingles wants to become Europe's next Amazon Europe's largest department store chain was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis. Now, with Chinese giant Alibaba at its side, it wants to take on online retail powerhouse Amazon and grow its customer base....
15:17, 2019-07-08

Spain on holiday: a day at the beach in San José, Almería At this Cabo de Gata village, sun-filled days start late for the locals but the beach – and town square – stay busy long into the nightIt’s peak holiday week, 28C on the coast of Almería, but I am one of only six people on the beach. Why? Because I am unfashionably – freakishly – early. The small re...
13:51, 2019-08-20

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
14:17, 2019-06-17

Man gored at bull run in Spain becomes second fatality in two weeks Incident occurred in Horche, 60km from Madrid, 11 days after another man died in CuellarA man has died after being gored by a bull during a festival in central Spain, authorities said, the second person to be killed at a bull festival in the country in less than two weeks.The incident occurred durin...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Bull nearly decapitates man during fatal attack in Spain A 52-year-old man was gored to death by a bull that almost decapitated him in front of a horrified crowd during a popular event in Spain, according to a report. The man, identified only by his initials, AEL, was standing near spectator cages along the route on the final day of the Cristo de l’Alcora...
22:17, 2019-09-02

Calif. man gored in neck during bull run in Spain Jaime Alvarez, a 46-year-old from Santa Clara County, California, was in stable condition on Monday at a regional hospital in the Spanish city of Pamplona after he was run over and gored in the neck by a bull. (July 8)        ...
01:34, 2019-07-09

EU nominations 2019: Who is Spain's Josep Borrell? Borrell has been Spanish Foreign Minister under socialist Pedro Sanchez since June 2018. His European experience goes back to when he was President of the European Parliament between 2004 and 2007....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Experts say it might not matter if telescope is in Hawaii or Spain HONOLULU — When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what’s out there. Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the...
05:00, 2019-08-27

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Colombian nabbed in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man has landed in a hairy situation after officials at Barcelona airport found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his toupee. Police said his nervous demeanor and over-sized hairpiece caught their attention....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint bid.” Morocco had been previously included i...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passenger, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, seem...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Three people injured during running of the bulls in Spain Three people were hospitalized, including one gored, Sunday after the first day of the famed Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain....
01:51, 2019-07-08

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Spain reports nearly 300 migrants rescued at sea in 2 days MADRID (AP) — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it picked up 290 migrants over the weekend while they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for open water. The rescue service said it pulled a total of 153 migrants from four boats on Saturday, and another 137 from fou...
23:51, 2019-06-23

One dead, over 100 ill in Spain's biggest listeriosis outbreak A 90-year-old Spanish woman died on Tuesday, 56 people have been hospitalized and dozens more taken ill in what is believed to be the biggest outbreak of listeriosis recorded in Spain, the health minister said....
18:51, 2019-08-20

Spain: PM Sanchez says talks with far left have failed Spain's caretaker PM Pedro Sanchez says talks on forming a government with the support of the far-left Podemos party have failed. Sanchez' Socialists reject a formal coalition with the party, but need its votes....
19:34, 2019-07-15

A Man Tried to Smuggle Cocaine Into Spain by Hiding It Under His Toupee Spanish police said Tuesday that a Colombian man was detained at Barcelona’s international airport for trying to smuggle cocaine into the country under a toupee. The unnamed man, who arrived on a flight from Bogota, attempted to hide cocaine worth $34,000 under a large hairpiece covered by a h...
15:51, 2019-07-17

Spain: "Wolf Pack" given 15 years for rape The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Fire in northeastern Spain burns over 12,000 acres Firefighters worked to control a fire in northeastern Spain Thursday that has blazed through 12,355 acres of land since manure combusted on a farm a day ago....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Spain striker Torres retires from football "Spain\u0027s World Cup winning striker Fernando Torres announced his retirement from football on Friday, bringing an end to a glittering 18-year career."...
09:00, 2019-06-21

A local’s guide to Burgos, Spain: 10 top tips Once capital of the kingdom of Castile, this ancient city is full of bars and restaurants perfect for relaxing after a day exploring historic sites and famous vineyardsEating out in Burgos is a delight. The restaurants are generally very affordable and for a small city there is a lot of variety. But...
08:17, 2019-08-28

Spain make it three wins out of three with victory over Faroes "Spain eased to their third win from three games in their Euro 2020 qualification campaign by beating the Faroe Islands 4-1 away on Friday to stay two points clear at the top of Group F."...
03:17, 2019-06-08

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government following King Felipe VI's invitation....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince themselves with statistical games, but voters aren’t easily fooled....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
23:51, 2019-06-03

The Former Police Commissioner Rattling Spain’s Establishment Prosecutors say the onetime crime fighter worked a lucrative sideline as a fixer for Spain’s rich and powerful. And he recorded just about everything....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Spain road trip: Granada to Almería The Alhambra marks the start of a drive taking in historic cities, a river valley and mountains – and ends in Almería’s spaghetti western desertGranada is dominated by its mighty Moorish fortress, the Alhambra. Book ahead and visit early, at its least-crowded, and then spend the afternoon meandering...
19:34, 2019-08-07

Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win FIBA World Cup Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday, completing a stunning campaign for a squad considered by many to be among the outsiders when the 32-team tournament began....
21:51, 2019-09-15

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections....
23:00, 2019-07-22

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)        ...
12:00, 2019-09-14

The most welcoming countries to expats, from Spain to Australia Expats are people living outside of their native country. The reasons they are doing so include jobs, education and for love and family.       ...
18:51, 2019-08-01

Spain's Banco Santander to cut about 200 jobs in UK business Spain's Banco Santander is to cut about 200 jobs in its British subsidiary as part of a reorganisation, it said on Tuesday, adding that the changes would affect the corporate and commercial banking division....
19:01, 2019-06-04

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires soon.        ...
09:00, 2019-05-28

The Júcar gorge: Spain’s very own grand canyon This dramatic 40km limestone gorge, off the tourist track in rural Castilla-La Mancha, has historic villages and troglodyte dwellings and, now, a chic new cave hotelThe young woman in Alcalá del Júcar’s tourist office seems surprised when we say we have come from England. “How did you find us?” she ...
14:00, 2019-08-17

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
17:17, 2019-05-27

‘Gastronomic terrorism!’ How the cucumber has sliced Spain in two Spain is gripped by the question of whether or not the vegetable is a vital ingredient of gazpacho soupWounds Jamie Oliver inflicted three years ago when he added chorizo to rice and called it paella remain raw, while hopes of an end to the war over whether onions belong in a tortilla de patatas see...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight months....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer jailed for four more years for attacking former soldier with vodka bottle Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been jailed for four more years for hitting a former solider over the head with a bottle in a drink-fuelled attack....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail for embezzlement. ...
23:51, 2019-06-02

Cesar Sayoc: Trump supporter who sent pipe bombs to president's critics jailed for 20 years A supporter of Donald Trump who mailed pipes filled with explosives to prominent Democrats and critics of the US president has been jailed for 20 years....
21:00, 2019-08-06

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Jason Isaacs murder: Drill rapper who stabbed teenager to death in moped ambush is jailed for life A drill rapper who bragged about gang culture in his songs before stabbing to death a teenager with a machete in a moped ambush has been jailed for life....
22:17, 2019-05-28

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations independent human rights experts....
20:00, 2019-08-16

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
04:17, 2019-06-09

| Costa to pay €1.7 million to settle Spain tax fraud case Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has agreed to pay €1.7 million to Spain's tax agency which was investigating him for non-payment of taxes on image rights....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Two killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain Two siblings died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency services said, as authorities warned residents to brace for further storms across large parts of the country....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Spain: Weather warnings as storms turn deadly Severe weather warnings have been issued for Spain after torrential rains swept away cars and rivers burst their banks. At least three people have been killed, with the Valencia region placed on red alert....
11:51, 2019-09-13

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
13:00, 2019-07-23

ECB's de Guindos says Spain within deadline to sell further stake in Bankia European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Thursday that the Spanish government was still within its deadline to sell any further stakes in state-owned Bankia....
12:17, 2019-06-20

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in the world, finished last in its group four years ago in Canada, the country’s only other appear...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Hawaii or Spain? Experts say it may not matter where telescope is built There's no significant opposition to putting the telescope on La Palma like there is in Hawaii, where some Native Hawaiians consider the mountain sacred....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Spain seeks ex-ETA boss' extradition from France: source Spain has officially requested the extradition of Basque separatist group ETA's long-time leader Josu Ternera following his arrest in France last month, a French judicial source said....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Ramos sets record in Spain’s win over Faeroe Islands TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain defeated the Faeroe Islands 4-1 in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Friday. Ramos contributed with a sixth-minute goal in what was his...
01:00, 2019-06-08

From bombs to Benidorm: how fascism disfigured the face of Spain As dictator, Franco built a cemetery with slave labour and orphanages for his murdered enemies’ children. Then Spain discovered tourism – and the lager louts flew inThe Basilica at Arantzazu in the Basque country was a collaboration between the sculptor Jorge Oteiza, who had just returned to Spain a...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Spain’s Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Better late than never. One of the world’s most well-known Roman Catholic churches — a tourist magnet built by famed architect Antoni Gaudi in Spain — finally scored a building permit more than 130 years after it was constructed, according to a report Friday. A committee in charge of the historic Sa...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Spain and Portugal analyse joint bid for 2030 World Cup "Spain and Portugal are to start an in-depth analysis of whether to bid for the 2030 World Cup, they said on Saturday, without making any mention of Morocco who were previously also said to be involved."...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Spain to lodge complaint over British seizure of oil tanker Iranian ship was boarded by marines in contested waters off coast of GibraltarThe Spanish government has said it plans to lodge a formal complaint over the British military’s seizure off the coast of Gibraltar of an Iranian supertanker thought to be taking oil to Syria.“We are studying the circumsta...
15:17, 2019-07-05

Basketball- Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and reach Sunday's basketball World Cup final....
14:51, 2019-09-13

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica...
19:34, 2019-06-08

Phoenix Of Spain rocks Too Darn Hot to win Irish 2,000 Guineas Too Darn Hot held off by winner at the CurraghCharlie Hills: ‘He’s got a hell of a future ahead of him’Phoenix Of Spain, a 16-1 outsider, made most of the running to beat Too Darn Hot, last season’s top juvenile, in the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh on Saturday with Magna Grecia, who took the 2...
22:17, 2019-05-25

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
06:00, 2019-06-10

The 2019 San Fermin Running of the Bulls in Pamplona Spain Five people were hospitalized after the opening bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain.        ...
01:17, 2019-07-08

One gored among dozens injured at bull-running in Spain One man was gored in the arm among scores more injured on Thursday during Spain's centuries-old San Fermin bull-running festival where protesters complained new safety measures were spoiling the buzz....
16:51, 2019-07-11

De Gea's Spain future in doubt as Kepa class impresses "Assistant coach Robert Moreno said Spain’s performance had gone to plan as their flawless Euro 2020 qualifying campaign continued with a 3-0 win over Sweden."...
14:17, 2019-06-11

Germany v Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ValenciennesKirby fears VAR handball law is cynical way to win penaltiesEmail Simon here. Or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.12pm BST Here are the teams in textual form:Germany: Schult, Hendrich, Hegering, Doorsoun, Gwinn, Goessling, Dabritz, Oberdorf, Huth, Popp, Schwee...
17:34, 2019-06-12

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving into the next round of the tournament....
13:34, 2019-06-14

Spain's Sanchez says no new election planned despite government impasse Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he was not planning to call a new election and would keep pursuing a deal to form government despite stalling inter-party talks ahead of a parliamentary vote on his investiture on July 22-23....
21:51, 2019-07-11

Spain issues international alert as listeria cases hit 150 Spain's health ministry issued an international alert over the country's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak on Wednesday as the number of people affected rose to 150, including one fatality....
23:17, 2019-08-21

QPR says youth team abandoned friendly in Spain over racism Queen Park Rangers says one of its youth teams abandoned a friendly in Spain because players were subjected to racist abuse by their opponents       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 7: Spain The coach Jorge Vilda has left star player Vero Boquete at home and may struggle to get past the last-16 stageThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France...
12:17, 2019-05-30

Spain's Podemos says no talks on government now, cannot support Sanchez Talks between the Spanish Socialists and far-left Unidas Podemos on supporting acting premier Pedro Sanchez broke off on Wednesday and have not resumed just hours before his confirmation vote, a senior Podemos lawmaker said on Thursday....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Spain says has called on U.N. to correct "mistakes" in Catalonia report Spain's acting government spokeswoman on Friday called on the United Nations to correct "mistakes" made within a report by the international organization which called for the release of three jailed Catalan separatist leaders....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Spain rally to beat Iran and reach second round "Spain were made to work for their vcitory against Iran but ran out 73-65 winners thanks to a fourth-quarter blitz to reach the next round of the World Cup."...
19:51, 2019-09-04

Serbia, Spain and Argentina maintain perfect starts Serbia celebrated their third successive basketball World Cup win after a majestic performance by guard Bogdan Bogdanovic helped them to a 92-77 win over Italy while Argentina overpowered Russia 69-61 on Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-09-04

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Two dead and widespread destruction as record storms hit Spain Flash flooding in southeast Spain has left at least two people dead and caused widespread destruction in what some authorities have called the heaviest rainfall on record....
02:51, 2019-09-13

Spain brush aside Serbia, Argentina thump Poland "Spain secured their fifth successive win of the World Cup with an impressive 81-69 defeat of Serbia and Argentina matched them with a 91-65 rout of Poland on Sunday."...
19:00, 2019-09-08

Former Spain midfielder Reyes dies in traffic accident at 35 MADRID (AP) — Sevilla says former Spain midfielder José Antonio Reyes, who won five Europa League titles and was part of Arsenal’s unbeaten “Invincibles” squad, has been killed in a traffic accident at the age of 35. Sevilla and second-division club Extremadura, where Reyes played ...
16:00, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Spain saves 292 migrants crossing Mediterranean The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 292 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa....
22:00, 2019-06-17

Spain's acting PM fails in first attempt to form new government Socialist party leader Pedro Sánchez fails to win support of anti-austerity Unidas Podemos Spain’s Socialist party leader, Pedro Sánchez, has failed in his first attempt to form a new government after the anti-austerity Unidas Podemos party abstained in a parliamentary vote.Sánchez, who has been act...
20:34, 2019-07-23

One dead, over 100 sickened in Spain’s pork listeria outbreak A 90-year-old woman in Spain has died, marking the first fatality linked to an outbreak of listeria that has sickened over 100 others. About half of those remain hospitalized, with authorities tracing the outbreak to a pork meat supplier in the southern region of Andalusia. The outbreak was first re...
11:00, 2019-08-21

Running of the bulls ends in Spain with 3 men gored in final run The notorious San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona came to an end on Sunday with three runners gored by a bull that broke from the pack in the final bull run of the event, according to health officials. ...
00:17, 2019-07-15

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for the People's Party after forging a coalition including the far right, while the far-left won a second term in Barcelona with support from the Socialists and others....
03:34, 2019-06-16

Serbia, Spain reach World Cup knockout rounds Heavyweights Serbia and Spain advanced to the basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a match to spare and were joined by Poland and Argentina after all four sides won their opening second group stage matches on Friday....
19:00, 2019-09-06

Western Spain road trip: Madrid to Seville The Extremadura region offers rolling countryside and Roman, Jewish and Arab history to explore. Plus, cool plazas and great food – when you stopExtremadura takes a little bit more effort to get to than many other parts of Spain. And because there is no beach, few of the 82.8 million people who visi...
08:17, 2019-06-12

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
15:17, 2019-08-20

Spain U21 2-1 Germany U21: European Championship final – as it happened Goals from Fabián Ruiz and Dani Olmo secured a fifth Under-21 title for Spain, who gained revenge on Germany for the 2017 finalReport: Spain secure Euros glory 9.52pm BST The trophy is lifted and Spain can celebrate. Report to follow from Ben Fisher... Related: Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro...
05:17, 2019-07-01

YouTuber in Spain banned for 5 years after tasteless prank A Spanish court has banned a YouTuber from using the video sharing platform for the next five years after he played a prank by feeding toothpaste-laced cookies to a homeless person....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

EURO Under-21 Final: Germany vs Spain live blog Germany are one game away from retaining their European title as they take on four-time winners Spain on Saturday. The encounter in Udine, Italy is a rerun of the 2017 UEFA EURO Under-21 final, which Germany won 1-0....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
15:17, 2019-06-28

| Bezuidenhout closing in on maiden European title in Spain South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout holds a commanding five-shot lead over Spain's Jon Rahm heading into the final round of the Andalucia Masters....
09:00, 2019-06-30

Spain parliament to keep same number of seats despite suspended Catalans The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 regional independence bid would not affect the total number of seats in the house....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Spain beat Germany 2-1 to claim Euro under-21 title "A slick Spain side took their revenge on Germany as they lifted the European Under-21 Championship title with a 2-1 win thanks to goals from Fabian Ruiz and Dani Olmo on Sunday."...
00:51, 2019-07-01

Man beaten to death in random attack while vacationing in Spain A 23-year-old British man vacationing on the Spanish island of Tenerife was beaten to death in a random attack — and his family said he was simply “in the wrong place at the wrong time,” according to a new report. Michael Lewis, also known as Liam Boland or “Brillo” to his friends, died at the......
03:34, 2019-08-28

Luc Longley Mad That Spain Keeps Getting "Kissed On The Dick By The Basketball Gods" Australia just lost a tough game to Spain in the semifinals of the FIBA World Cup. The Boomers led most of the way, but lost their lead at the end of regulation, thanks in part to a few dodgy calls that went against them. They eventually lost in double-overtime, 95-88....
17:00, 2019-09-14

Rodrigo and Alcacer braces give Spain comfortable win "Two goals from Rodrigo and a passable performance overall gave Spain a comfortable victory over the Faroe Islands. Thanks to Sweden\u0027s home draw with Norway, they now lead Group F by seven points are an absolute certainty to make next summer\u0027s finals."...
10:00, 2019-09-09

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
02:51, 2019-06-05

Torrential rain in southeast Spain kills 6: Officials The storms in this area are a yearly metrological phenomenon, but they have been particularly fierce this fall, turning fields into lakes and roads into surging rivers of mud that sweep away everything in their path....
04:51, 2019-09-15

Former Spain striker Fernando Torres announces retirement Former Spain striker Fernando Torres says he is retiring after an 18-year career that included stints at Liverpool and Chelsea       ...
13:00, 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo says US 'got lucky' in win against Spain Former U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has written that her former teammates "got lucky" in Monday's 2-1 victory over Spain in the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup....
04:34, 2019-06-28

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas...
18:00, 2019-06-04

Murray makes it to 3rd round in Challenger event in Spain Andy Murray has defeated Norbert Gombos of Slovakia in two sets in the second round of a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy        ...
08:17, 2019-08-28

When the winemaker wore a wet suit: Spain's $100 subsea tipple For many discerning drinkers, the walk down stone steps into a cool, dark cellar is an essential part of visiting a winery, but with one Spanish winemaker such an inspection is more likely to involve......
17:34, 2019-06-20

Four dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain Almería and Murcia airports closed with many areas on high alert as downpours continueFour people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown of two regional airports.Police in Almería said a...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
12:51, 2019-07-20

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe - but 'worst still to come' Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across most of Europe....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Sordo will "rent a car" for Spain WRC if Hyundai doesn't select him Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo has suggested he will rent a car for Rally Spain if he is not picked by the works team for his home event...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Spain deports 94 Taiwanese to Beijing for telecom fraud Ninety-four people from Taiwan landed in Beijing on Friday after being deported from Spain as part of a joint operation against telecom fraud launched three years ago, the Chinese police ministry said in a statement....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Firefighters battle forest blaze in central Spain With 38C forecast, emergency services work to contain fire in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid regionFirefighters in central Spain are battling strong winds and high temperatures as they struggle to control a fire that has already destroyed over 5,000 acres in the provinces of Castilla-La Mancha and Ma...
22:51, 2019-06-30

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
05:51, 2019-06-29

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
02:34, 2019-06-28

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels....
01:00, 2019-09-14

Five dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain Almería and Murcia airports closed with many areas on high alert as downpours continueFive people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown of two regional airports.Police in Almería said a...
06:00, 2019-09-14

Germany and Spain set up Euro Under-21 final rematch with comeback wins Germany defeat Romania 4-2 with two late goalsSpain rally from a goal down to beat France 4-1Germany and Spain will meet in the Euro Under-21 final after both teams came from behind to win semi-finals against Romania and France respectively. Sunday’s final in Udine will be a repeat of the 2017 decid...
07:51, 2019-06-28

Spain asks France to extradite Basque separatist chief MADRID (AP) — Spain wants France to extradite a longtime chief of the defunct Basque militant separatist group ETA, whose arrest last month in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run. Spanish government spokeswoman Isabel Celaa said after a weekly Cabinet meeting Friday that it had decided to...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
00:17, 2019-06-30

DNA database helps one of Spain's 'stolen babies' find family Ines Madrigal was first person recognised by courts as child victim of Franco-era scandalThe first woman recognised by Spanish courts as one of the “stolen babies” of the Franco dictatorship has discovered her biological family thanks to a DNA database.Scores of babies were taken from their mothers ...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze the region has seen in 20 years.Read more......
08:17, 2019-06-28

Spain's Sanchez loses first bid to be confirmed as PM, eyes Thursday vote Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed on Tuesday in a first attempt to get parliament's backing to form a government, leaving him two days to try and strike a deal with the far-left Unidas Podemos ahead of a second vote....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Moreno happy to step down as Spain coach if Enrique wants return "Spain coach Robert Moreno said on Tuesday he would gladly to step aside if Luis Enrique wished to return to the post, after giving it up to spend time with his daughter, who died last week of cancer."...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Redskins CB Josh Norman runs with bulls in Spain, leaps over one NFL players typically take advantage of the offseason to rest and recover, but one cornerback had something a bit riskier in mind.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship....
17:34, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Spain collects migrants rescued by blocked ship Authorities in Spain say a Spanish navy ship has taken on board 15 migrants it went to collect from Italy as part of an agreement about what to do with more than 80 people rescued in the Mediterranean Sea...
20:00, 2019-08-27

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Catalonia, in the northeastern part of the country, were evacuated and the land was littered with hund...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn't crime The former regional vice president of Catalonia's government has told Spain's Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can't be considered a crime....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Spain’s First Recognized ‘Stolen Baby’ Finds She Was Adopted Not Abducted Inés Madrigal, a Spanish woman at the heart of nationwide scandal over stolen and trafficked babies, said she was the victim of an illegal adoption rather than an abduction....
22:00, 2019-07-12

WWC roundup: Germany tops Spain to stay atop Group B Sara Daebritz scored in the 42nd minute and Germany defeated Spain 1-0 on Wednesday in the Women's World Cup at Valenciennes, France, to remain undefeated after two games in Group B....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Watch: Spain mistake leads Germany to win at Women's World Cup A mistake by the Spain defense led to a Germany goal -- and the only score -- in a Group B clash at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Spain's Sanchez heads to confirmation vote unsure of support Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez has mere hours to secure a coalition deal with far-left Unidas Podemos and win support from smaller parties if he is to be confirmed in a vote on Thursday and avoid the risk of a repeat election....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Piles of hail, flash floods and a tornado hit Spain – video The streets of Madrid have been turned into rivers as flash-flooding and hail inundate Spain’s capital. One of the worst affected neighbourhoods was Arganda del Rey where cars were washed away in the torrents of water while huge piles of hail built up along some streets. The Spanish subway departmen...
20:34, 2019-08-27

Bezuidenhout takes 5-shot lead into final round in Spain Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa shot a 2-under 69 to increase his lead to five strokes in the Andalucia Valderrama Masters        ...
01:34, 2019-06-30

Spain braces for more rain after hail piles up during violent storms Cold front heads towards east of country and Balearics as Madrid reels from flash-floodsParts of eastern Spain and the Balearic islands are bracing for heavy rains after Madrid and the surrounding area were battered by violent storms and flash-flooding on Monday night.Roads around the Spanish capita...
14:34, 2019-08-27

Dutchman sentenced over horse meat scandal arrested in Spain Spanish police have arrested a Dutch meat trader sentenced in France for his role in a 2013 scam that passed off cheap horse meat as pricier beef to various ready-made meals and burger producers across Europe....
18:17, 2019-07-31

'When Franco was alive, it was safer': inside Spain's far-right battleground – video Vox became the first far-right party to win more than a single seat in Spain's parliament since the Franco era when it won 24 in the general election. Last week, it fought its first mayoral campaign in El Ejido, a town in Andalucía with a population of 90,000 people, 30% of whom are migrants. Many o...
14:17, 2019-05-30

No escape from racism: migrant team in Spain dons insults A Spanish soccer team whose squad is composed of recently arrived migrants and Spaniards have protested the racist treatment they receive by playing with shirts that include the insults they hear instead of their names...
00:51, 2019-05-31

Barbara Probst Solomon, Who Wrote of Spain Under Franco, Dies at 90 Admired for her observations on culture and politics, she was best known for a memoir about her involvement with the anti-Franco resistance movement....
21:51, 2019-09-02

Andy Murray to play in Challenger Tour event in Spain Andy Murray will play in a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy        ...
23:51, 2019-08-22

Spain’s ex-king Juan Carlos I recovers after heart surgery Doctors at the hospital where Spain’s former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery say he is making a satisfactory recovery almost 24 hours after the operation...
15:34, 2019-08-25

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken bulls in a bullfight....
04:17, 2019-07-06

Spain's top court finds 'Wolf Pack' guilty of rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday found five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival guilty of rape, overturning a previous sentence for the lesser crime of sexual assault that led to protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abuse....
17:17, 2019-06-21

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's top court Five men known as "The Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Spain nets hashish worth $22 million from Mediterranean ship MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say they have seized hashish with a street value of around 20 million euros ($22 million) from a merchant ship that allegedly was smuggling the drug from North Africa to the eastern Mediterranean. A Spanish government statement Tuesday says aircraft spotted several ...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Spanish coastguard rescues 208 migrants crossing from Africa to Spain More than 200 migrants were rescued on Wednesday by the Spanish coastguard as they attempted to make the crossing from Africa to Spain, rescue services said on Thursday....
20:17, 2019-08-29

Spain’s top court hears appeals in ‘Animal Pack’ sex case MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court is hearing appeals in the case of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman — a conviction that triggered widespread outrage because judges acquitted them of gang rape. The public prosecutor, the victim and regional...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change MADRID (AP) — A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for scientific research. Studies on plant biology by Joanne Chory, a researcher with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute i...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Spain sink Puerto Rico as Scola shines for Argentina Spain celebrated their second successive win at the basketball World Cup in China after a commanding performance from their Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol gave them a 73-63 win over plucky Puerto Rico on Monday....
18:17, 2019-09-02

Spain's PM investiture debate to begin July 22: parliament speaker Spain's parliament will begin the process to vote on whether to renew Pedro Sanchez, whose Socialists won a national election in April without a majority, as prime minister for the next four years on July 22, speaker Meritxell Batet said on Tuesday....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Spain coach Luis Enrique stepping down for personal reasons The Spanish soccer federation says Luis Enrique is stepping down as coach of the national team for personal reasons       ...
18:00, 2019-06-19

Spain's Sanchez sticks by Timmmermans-Weber EU top jobs proposal Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez stuck firm to a proposed deal to install Dutchman Frans Timmermans as head of the European Union's executive on arrival on Tuesday for talks with other EU leaders on the bloc's top jobs....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Playing ketchup in Spain - thousands wage the Tomatina fight Thousands of revelers hurled tonnes of tomatoes at each other on Wednesday, cavorting in the red pulp beneath their feet in the Spanish town of Bunol....
21:00, 2019-08-28

Murray cruises to victory in Challenger Tour event in Spain Andy Murray has cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Imran Sibille in the first round of a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy        ...
00:51, 2019-08-27

Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian women Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Netflix's Murder Mystery under fire for Spain cliche portrayal Málaga authorities complained about ‘retrograde’ scene of Gypsy woman in flamenco dressTourism boards in Spain have said the portrayal of the southern city of Málaga in Netflix’s hit film Murder Mystery is riddled with cliches and 50 years out of date.The film centres on an American couple, Jennifer...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Spain's Sanchez to meet with Podemos, others to seek backing for government Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday he would meet next month with far-left Unidas Podemos and regional parties including Catalan separatists, in a bid to strike a deal on forming a government and avoiding snap elections....
13:51, 2019-08-09

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Spain Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Flash floods wash away car, driver found dead in Spain Authorities in northern Spain say firefighters have found the body of a driver whose car was swept away by flash flooding caused by intense and sudden downpours...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Spain risks new ballot with PM’s veto on left-wing coalition Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez is proposing policies including pension hikes and rent controls in a bid to win parliamentary support for a new term as prime minister...
13:51, 2019-09-03

Southeast Spain battered by worst storms on record, at least 2 dead MADRID — A large area of southeast Spain was battered Thursday by what in some places was the heaviest rainfall on record, with the storms wreaking widespread destruction and killing at least two people. The regional emergency service said a 51-year-old woman and her 61-year-old brother were found d...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Death Toll Rises to 6 in Torrential Rains in Southeast Spain Record rainfall claimed two more lives in southeastern Spain as it caused widespread flooding, raising the overall death toll to six from the storms, authorities said Saturday....
09:17, 2019-09-15

Luis Enrique steps down as Spain coach due to personal reasons Forty-nine-year-old leaves post after 11 months in jobAssistant Roberto Moreno takes over national teamLuis Enrique has stepped down as coach of the Spanish national team for personal reasons, leaving his assistant Robert Moreno in charge until Euro 2020.Luis Enrique abandoned the Spain get-together...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
18:34, 2019-06-17

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Murray loses in 3rd round of Challenger Tour event in Spain Andy Murray has lost in three sets to 240th-ranked Matteo Viola in the third round of a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy on Thursday        ...
05:17, 2019-08-31

Grosjean warns Haas over Magnussen "avoidable" Spain F1 contact Romain Grosjean has warned Haas that it may come to regret not managing the "avoidable situation" with his Formula 1 team-mate Kevin Magnussen at Barcelona in the final championship standings...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivanting round the pitch with the European Under-21 Championship trophy but Spain now has a classy new generation of winners. As blue confetti rained down o...
05:17, 2019-07-01

Running of the bulls leads to at least 5 gored on first day of Pamplona, Spain, festival The opening run of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain on Sunday left at least five people — including three runners who were gored — hospitalized, officials said....
17:51, 2019-07-07

Spain’s pro clubs are investing in women’s soccer, and it’s paying off in the World Cup Though the national team's hopes of upsetting the top-ranked Americans on Monday in the World Cup are thin, it is a rising power after years of neglect in favor of the men's squad....
21:51, 2019-06-21

Perez: Racing Point still "worried" over Spain F1 update package Sergio Perez says he and his Racing Point Formula 1 team are "worried" that they still do not have answers as to why its upgrade package struggled at Barcelona...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Spain struggles to regulate renewable energy gold rush Spanish authorities fear that a speculative rush threatens to hold back the development of renewable energy, saying coveted rights to connect to the national power grid are being secured with the sole aim of selling them on for a profit....
13:00, 2019-07-19

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for scientific research....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Spain's king invites Sanchez to seek parliamentary vote as PM Spain's King Felipe VI invited acting head of government Pedro Sanchez on Thursday to seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as prime minister, parliament's speaker said....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Woody Allen to shoot next movie in Spain, with Christoph Waltz Woody Allen is set to shoot his next movie in Spain this summer with Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, the director's first film project since "A Rainy Day in New York" that was shelved at the height of the #MeToo movement....
00:34, 2019-06-05

New Jersey doctor who died in Spain extended trip at last minute The New Jersey doctor who died sightseeing in Spain decided to extend his stay with his fiancée before he plunged from a hike to his death, according to a report. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 34, of Kearny and his fiancée, Kristi Kelly, made a last-minute decision to go hiking in Ibiza after a music festiva...
06:00, 2019-08-21

Santi Cazorla stunned by Spain recall aged 34 and 1,299 days after last cap • Cazorla back in squad for first time since November 2015• Former Arsenal player almost lost leg to mystery infectionSanti Cazorla has described his return to the Spain squad as “unthinkable”, 1,299 days after he last played for the national side, and admitted it took a few days to overcome the “sh...
21:34, 2019-06-04

José Antonio Reyes, former Arsenal and Spain player, dies at age of 35 • Sevilla announce that Reyes has died in a car accident• Winger earned 21 international caps for SpainJosé Antonio Reyes, the former Arsenal and Spain footballer, has died in a car accident at the age of 35, Sevilla have announced.“We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Ant...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Election looms in Spain as Socialists' talks with Podemos stall Spain stood on the brink of a repeat election on Tuesday after the Socialists and far-left Unidas Podemos said they had made no progress in a new round of talks aimed at overcoming differences to strike a government deal....
17:34, 2019-09-10

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of a Polish government has been extradited to Poland. Police said Friday that Marek Falenta is back in Poland and will soon go to prison. Falenta was co...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Charity boat says unable to dock in Spain given urgency of situation A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy on Sunday said that it could not accept an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing an emergency situation on board....
23:17, 2019-08-18

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — described by the local fire department as “a ...
19:17, 2019-08-19

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the far-left Podemos voted to back him only if the party gets key roles in his future cabinet....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Navy's State-Of-The-Art Frigate INS Tarkash Reaches Port In Spain INS Tarkash, a state-of-the-art stealth frigate of the Indian Navy equipped with a versatile range of weapons, arrived in Spain on Monday for a three-day visit as part of Western Fleet Overseas......
20:34, 2019-08-19

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Ramos equals Casillas record; Spain, Italy win qualifiers Sergio Ramos equaled the record for the most appearances for Spain as his team continued its march toward qualifying for the 2020 European Championship by beating Faroe Islands 4-0 on Sunday....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Spain v South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Le Havre, kick-off 5pm BSTGwinn gets Germany off to winning start against ChinaFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.46pm BST 85 mins: Hmmm ... obviously it was all pretty nasty from Vilakazi, as she caught Lucia Garcia high up but I am sure how you can definitively s...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Spain makes new offer to charity boat with migrants on board Spain on Sunday offered to allow a charity boat situated off the coast of Italy with more than 100 people on board to dock at the nearest Spanish port after the Open Arms charity rejected a plan to dock in Algeciras because it was too far away....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Toyota plays down rumours about Alonso making WRC debut in Spain Toyota has played down speculation that ex-Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso could make his World Rally Championship debut on Rally Spain later this year...
23:17, 2019-06-11

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Spain extradites 94 Taiwanese to China on phone scam charges BEIJING (AP) — A group of 94 Taiwanese accused of telephone and online fraud have arrived in China after being extradited from Spain. Chinese authorities say the suspects arrived Friday morning at Beijing airport on a chartered flight. Footage on state broadcaster CCTV showed officers escorting them...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Spain invites stranded migrants to disembark in Majorca or Menorca The Spanish government has offered rescue boat 'Open Arms' to dock in one of the Balearic Island ports. The invite comes a day after the charity vessel declined to disembark in Algeciras, citing an emergency on board....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn’t crime MADRID (AP) — The former regional vice president of Catalonia’s government has told Spain’s Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can’t be considered a crime. Oriol Junqueras is one of a dozen politicians and activists on trial for a failed 2017 at...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Thug jailed after googling ways to kill unborn baby before recruiting cousin to attack teenage pregnant lover to cause miscarriage An expectant father and the relative he recruited to kill his unborn child by forcing laundry detergent down his pregnant teenage lover's throat have been jailed for a total of 21 years....
20:17, 2019-07-08

A soft penalty and questionable selection: the US got lucky against Spain | Hope Solo Questions remain over the US defense and goalkeeping. When they face France in the quarter-final they may need to rely on their talented attackThe United States got lucky against Spain. They didn’t score from open play and their second penalty was very soft – if it was a penalty at all. I watched th...
07:51, 2019-06-28

British Airways flight from London to Spain evacuated after filling with smoke Spanish emergency services say they have responded to a British Airways flight that filled with smoke while landing and had to evacuate passengers.       ...
17:00, 2019-08-06

Spain: prosecutors claim attack not rape as victim ‘did not fight back’ Six men accused of sexual abuse of 14-year-old girl in abandoned factory in ManresaProsecutors in the trial of six young men accused over an attack on a 14-year-old girl in the Spanish town of Manresa have argued they should face the lesser charge of sexual abuse instead of rape because the girl was...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Defense remains a mystery for attack-minded US before Spain World Cup test A weakened Sweden team did not provide the test many expected for the US defenders. And Spain will be looking to exploit any weaknesses in the last 16Alyssa Naeher isn’t exactly one to talk about herself. That’s why a reporter thought Carli Lloyd could fill in the gaps: what should the world know ab...
00:17, 2019-06-24

'They eat everything in their path': Spain's shellfish farmers turn on starfish | Stephen Burgen Galicia has agreed to a cull of the creatures, which are turning up in unusually large numbers and feasting on the region’s key exportGalicia, in north-west Spain, has declared war on an apparently inoffensive creature that is putting livelihoods under threat.The region’s shellfish farmers say that ...
11:51, 2019-09-03

RPT-Telefonica plans to offer voluntary redundancy to up to 20% of Spain staff -source Telefonica plans to offer voluntary redundancy to up to a fifth of its workforce in Spain, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Monday, as the telecoms company struggles to boost earnings in its home market....
11:34, 2019-09-10

Group behind $1.4B telescope seeks Spain permit amid Hawaii protests BARCELONA, Spain — The group behind a $1.4 billion telescope planned for Hawaii is applying for a permit to build in Spain as ongoing protests and a human blockade prevent them from starting construction on Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s highest peak that some people consider sacred. The plan to start construc...
21:00, 2019-08-06

EURO Under-21: Germany title defense falls at final hurdle against Spain Germany's Under-21s were unable to defend their European title as Spain exacted their revenge for the loss in 2017. La Roja were crowned European champions for a fifth time following a 2-1 win....
23:51, 2019-06-30

Spain beats Sweden to stay ahead in Euro 2020 qualifying MADRID (AP) — Sergio Ramos extended his scoring streak and helped Spain defeat Sweden 3-0 to remain leader of its qualifying group for the 2020 European Championship on Monday. Alvaro Morata and Mikel Oyarzabal also scored at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium to give Spain a comfortable five-point lead over...
23:17, 2019-06-10