Spain government representative apologises for Catalan vote injuries

Spain government representative apologises for Catalan vote injuries

A Spanish government official Friday offered the first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed independence vote as the sides showed tentative signs of seeking an exit from the crisis.

Morocco ‘mule women’ in back-breaking trade from Spain enclave

Morocco ‘mule women’ in back-breaking trade from Spain enclave

Along the border between Spain's North African enclave Ceuta and Morocco, thousands of women eke out a living lugging back-breaking loads of goods in an "organised trafficking" operation tolerated by officials.

Catalan police chief appears in court accused of sedition

Catalan police chief appears in court accused of sedition

Catalonia's police chief appeared in court in Madrid on Friday to answer accusations of sedition over his handling of unrest last month sparked by the region's contested independence drive.

Swedish-Turkish writer held in Spain returns home to Sweden

Swedish-Turkish writer held in Spain returns home to Sweden

Swedish-Turkish author and journalist Hamza Yalcin has returned home to Sweden after Spain decided not to extradite him to Turkey.