Japan prince honours Spain’s samurai past

Japan prince honours Spain’s samurai past

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito on Friday honoured a 17th-century samurai who established the first ties between his country and Spain 400 years ago, in a small town where to this day hundreds of local Spaniards bear the name "Japon".

Spanish scientists march against spending cuts

Spanish scientists march against spending cuts

Hundreds of Spanish scientists and their supporters marched through the streets of Madrid Friday as part of a nationwide protest against sharp government cuts to research and development which they say are forcing them to leave the country.

Top Spain official had second Swiss account

Top Spain official had second Swiss account

A former treasurer of Spain's ruling Popular Party had a Swiss bank account in 2007 with €25 million, on top of another account that has already been uncovered, a judge investigating a corruption case that has tainted the party said Friday.