Spanish mayor scraps protest-hit street works

Spanish mayor scraps protest-hit street works

The mayor of Spain's northern city of Burgos on Friday scrapped a costly street redevelopment that sparked a week of spreading protests and scattered violence.

Mondragon boss quits after Fagor failure

Mondragon boss quits after Fagor failure

Spain's sprawling conglomerate Mondragon, which employs 80,000 people worldwide, announced Friday the resignation of its president, Txema Gisasola, and the opening of a "period of reflection" in the face of economic troubles.

Spanish pets queue up for holy blessing

Spanish pets queue up for holy blessing

Dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and more exotic pets flocked to a Madrid church on Friday to be blessed with holy water on Saint Anthony's Day.