Spanish company back in Panama Canal deal

Spanish company back in Panama Canal deal

Panama has reached partial agreements with Spanish construction company Sacyr that halted work to expand the Panama Canal in a dispute over a huge cost overrun, its administrator said on Wednesday.

‘Spain has swapped human rights for money’

‘Spain has swapped human rights for money’

A Tibetan monk who pushed a human rights case against former Chinese leaders through Spanish courts accused China on Tuesday of pressuring Madrid to change the law that made the complaint possible.

Pensioner found dead with head stuck in bin

Pensioner found dead with head stuck in bin

A 68-year-old Spanish man was found dead on Tuesday evening with his head stuck in a paper recycling bin from which he had been trying to recover something.

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Spain bans ‘Civil Guard’ Carnival costumes

Spain's government has pre-emptively pooped the party during the run-up to Carnival, a pre-Lent national celebration which typically features fancy dress parades, by banning the popular practice of wearing comedy 'Civil Guard' attire.

Cancer drug maker wants 4000% Spanish price hike

Cancer drug maker wants 4000% Spanish price hike

Drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare has reportedly threatened to stop selling its leukaemia and ovarian cancer treatments in Spain if Health Minister Ana Mato refuses to raise fixed purchase prices by up to 4,000 percent.

US finds lost photos from Spain’s ‘End of Empire’

US finds lost photos from Spain’s ‘End of Empire’

Photographic archivists from the US Navy have discovered a box of 150 original glass plate photographs, unseen by the public for over 100 years, from the 1898 Spanish-American War that ended Spain's colonialist era.

Football fan charged for throwing dog at ref

Football fan charged for throwing dog at ref

Spanish police have charged a man who threw a dog at a referee during a lower-league game in Almería (southern Spain) with animal abuse and violent conduct.

EU migrants ‘are a boost to local economies’

EU migrants ‘are a boost to local economies’

Just as the Swiss gave the thumbs down to freedom of movement across the EU, a timely new study reveals the benefits EU expats are having on their new communities.

Ronaldo scores twice as Real cruise into Cup final

Ronaldo scores twice as Real cruise into Cup final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice from the penalty spot and was also hit on the head by a lighter thrown from the crowd as Real Madrid sealed their place in the Copa del Rey final with a 2-0 win (5-0 on aggregate) over holders Atletico Madrid.

‘New abortion law to stay’: Spanish lawmakers

‘New abortion law to stay’: Spanish lawmakers

A controversial plan to ban women in Spain from freely opting for abortions overcame a key hurdle on Tuesday when lawmakers voted in secret against a motion to scrap the reform.