Surge in Ukrainian asylum seekers to Spain

Surge in Ukrainian asylum seekers to Spain

Spain saw a huge spike in Ukrainians applying for asylum in 2014, according to data released by Eurostat last week and analyzed by The Local.

‘Usable’ audio recovered from plane’s black box

‘Usable’ audio recovered from plane’s black box

French air investigators confirmed on Wednesday that they have succeeded in extracting a "usable" audio file from the cockpit recorder in which voices can be heard.

Trolls investigated over air crash hate tweets

Trolls investigated over air crash hate tweets

Spain has ordered an investigation in a bid to discover the identity of twitter trolls who used the Germanwings accident to send “anti-catalan” messages.

Spain mourns victims of Germanwings crash

Spain mourns victims of Germanwings crash

Spain is mourning the victims of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

Germanwings crash: First victims named

Germanwings crash: First victims named

A "magnificent" father of three with a baby on the way, two renowned opera singers and a mother on her way back to Manchester with her baby are just some of the victims of Tuesday's Germanwings crash.

Venezuela: Ex-PM in coup plot against Maduro

Venezuela: Ex-PM in coup plot against Maduro

Venezuela alleged on Tuesday that Spain's former socialist prime minister Felipe Gonzalez had joined a plot of ultraconservatives to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro's embattled government.

LIVE: Plane’s black box ‘damaged’ in plane crash

LIVE: Plane’s black box ‘damaged’ in plane crash

Rescue operations began again at the scene of Tuesday's tragic air crash in the French Alps. as it emerged that the plane's black box has been damaged. We'll have live updates throughout the day.

Search at crash site continues for second day

Search at crash site continues for second day

The black box recovered from the wreckage of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed killing all 150 aboard has been found damaged and was being taken to Paris for analysis on Wednesday morning as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is set to meet with his French and German counterparts.