Catalan government slams ‘political lawsuit’ brought against Artur Mas

Catalan government slams ‘political lawsuit’ brought against Artur Mas

Catalonia's government has denounced as politically motivated a lawsuit against the regional president who is accused of illegally holding a ballot last year on independence from Spain.

Spanish parents go on trial accused of murdering adoptive daughter

Spanish parents go on trial accused of murdering adoptive daughter

A Spanish couple accused of drugging and suffocating their 12-year-old daughter who they adopted in China went on trial on Tuesday in a case that has drawn the attention of Beijing.

First Basque film ever selected to represent Spain at the Oscars 2016

First Basque film ever selected to represent Spain at the Oscars 2016

Loreak will make history as the first film in the Basque language to represent Spain at the world’s most famous film awards.

Volkswagen suspends car sales in Spain amid emissions cheat scandal

Volkswagen suspends car sales in Spain amid emissions cheat scandal

Volkswagen halts the sale in Spain of 3,320 cars that may have engines installed with software to cheat emissions tests while Seat admits 700,000 may have tampered engines.

Court summons Catalan president over 2014 illegal independence vote

Court summons Catalan president over 2014 illegal independence vote

Artur Mas has been summoned to appear before a judge on October 15th to face charges of civil disobedience for holding an illegal 'symbolic referendum' last year.

Brr! Spain records first snowfall of season high in the Sierra Nevada

Brr! Spain records first snowfall of season high in the Sierra Nevada

Just a few days before the start of October, the first snowflakes have fallen in Spain, on Europe's most southerly ski resort.

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Living and working abroad means lots of travel, and keeping track of miles and award points can be a nightmare. But now there’s an easy way for expats and travellers to earn that coveted "free" trip home.

Scottish and Flemish nationalists welcome Catalan separatist victory

Scottish and Flemish nationalists welcome Catalan separatist victory

The separatist victory in Catalonia was watched keenly in Scotland and Flemish speaking Belgium but met with concern in neighbouring France.