Spain hit by deadly bacteria threatening olive trees

Spain hit by deadly bacteria threatening olive trees

A deadly bacteria that infected thousands of olive trees in Italy has been detected for the first time in mainland Spain, the world's top producer of olive oil, a regional government official said Thursday.

Government to create up to 20,000 public sector jobs

Government to create up to 20,000 public sector jobs

The government, in collaboration with trade unions, has announced an ambitious plan to create 15,000 to 20,000 public sector jobs, according to various sources.

Messi and Torres sign contract extensions

Messi and Torres sign contract extensions

Lionel Messi has agreed to stay at FC Barcelona until 2021 in a deal that all but commits the star striker to ending his top-flight career at the Spanish giants. Fernando Torres has also agreed to extend his stay at boyhood club Atletico Madrid.

“Milestone” treasure of ancient Roman coins found at mining site

“Milestone” treasure of ancient Roman coins found at mining site

A treasure of gold and silver ancient Roman coins has been found at a mining site in Huelva, southern Spain.

Spanish energy firm lands huge wind turbine contract in Netherlands

Spanish energy firm lands huge wind turbine contract in Netherlands

Spanish-German renewable energy firm Siemens Gamesa said Thursday it has won a contract to supply and maintain 94 wind turbines for a wind power plant located off the coast of the Netherlands.

DNA test confirms Julio Iglesias has secret son

DNA test confirms Julio Iglesias has secret son

A DNA test has confirmed that singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 40-year-old man from Valencia.

One million people expected in Pamplona for bull run

One million people expected in Pamplona for bull run

The Basque town of Pamplona has readied its bulls; 16,000 runners, according to the municipality, are expected to be chased through its streets in the next eight days, amidst a week of festivities.