Spain sends out water-dropping planes in bid to control wildfires

Spain sends out water-dropping planes in bid to control wildfires

Spain on Sunday deployed three water-dropping planes to battle wildfires raging in remote regions in northern and central Spain amid unseasonably warm weather, the government said.

Catalan leftists vote on whether to back new separatist government

Catalan leftists vote on whether to back new separatist government

Members of a far-left Catalan separatist party gathered on Sunday to decide whether to back the formation of a new government led by outgoing Catalan president Artur Mas that would work towards breaking away from Spain.