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Spanish banks seized 40,000 homes in 2012

Banks seized nearly 40,000 homes in Spain last year due to unpaid mortgages, official data showed Friday, as a sharp economic downturn and record unemployment took its toll.

Gibraltar hands Al-Qaeda suspect over to Spain

Gibraltar hands Al-Qaeda suspect over to Spain

Police in Gibraltar deported to Spain on Friday a Turkish suspected Al-Qaeda member accused of plotting bombing attacks, who entered the British territory illegally, an official said.