Catalonia tourism ‘down 15%’ since independence vote: lobby group

Catalonia tourism ‘down 15%’ since independence vote: lobby group

Tourism activity in Catalonia, Spain's most visited region, has dropped by around 15 percent since a contested independence referendum on October 1st that was marred by violence, an industry lobby group said on Tuesday.

Protests in Catalonia over detention of key separatists

Protests in Catalonia over detention of key separatists

Thousands of people took to the streets of Catalonia on Tuesday after a judge ordered the detention of two separatist leaders, further inflaming tensions over the region's chaotic referendum on splitting from Spain.

Spain’s Constitutional Court rules Catalan referendum law unconstitutional and void

Spain’s Constitutional Court rules Catalan referendum law unconstitutional and void

The legal texts passed by the Catalan regional parliament in order to stage an independence referendum on October 1st have been ruled unconstitutional and void.

Pilot dies in F18 military plane crash near Madrid

Pilot dies in F18 military plane crash near Madrid

An F18 fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military base near Madrid on Tuesday, killing the pilot -- the second time a military plane has come down in Spain in a week.

FBI helps Spain catch suspected Isis recruiter

FBI helps Spain catch suspected Isis recruiter

A woman has been detained near Girona by Spain's Guardia Civil police force suspected of collaborating with terrorists through recruiting and sending jihadists to conflict zones.

Spain cuts growth forecast for 2018 due to Catalonia crisis

Spain cuts growth forecast for 2018 due to Catalonia crisis

Spain's government announced it was cutting its economic growth forecast from 2.6 percent to 2.3 percent for next year, saying the political crisis in Catalonia was creating uncertainty.

Spain detains high-profile Catalan independence activists

Spain detains high-profile Catalan independence activists

"Sadly, we have political prisoners again," Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont claimed in response.

‘Psychic’ who claimed to be Dalí’s daughter ordered to pay for exhumation

‘Psychic’ who claimed to be Dalí’s daughter ordered to pay for exhumation

A Spanish court has dismissed a paternity lawsuit brought by a psychic who claimed to be Salvador Dalí's illegitimate daughter and ordered her to pay for the exhumation of the surrealist painter's remains.

‘This was provoked’: Spanish PM Rajoy blames arsonists for deadly wildfires

‘This was provoked’: Spanish PM Rajoy blames arsonists for deadly wildfires

"What we are experiencing here does not happen by chance."