Spain seeks to jointly govern Gibraltar after Brexit


GIBRALTAR Spain will seek to jointly govern Gibraltar with Britain following the British vote to leave the European Union, acting foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on Friday.

From Edinburgh to Gibraltar, Brexit vote sparks new claims

LONDON Within hours of Britons voting to leave the European Union, politicians in Scotland, Ireland and Spain raced on Friday to argue that the historic move bolstered claims over long-disputed parts of British territory.

World, 24 Jun 2016

Electoral surge of far left likely to shake up Spanish politics

CORDOBA, Spain The parched olive groves and tranquil towns of Spain's southern Cordoba province are an unlikely backdrop for a political upset that could reverberate across Europe.

World, 23 Jun 2016

Polls show Spain's left-wing bloc could clinch majority

MADRID Spain's two main left-wing parties could come close to clinching a combined parliamentary majority, several opinion polls showed on Sunday, a week before the country votes in its second election in six months.

World, 19 Jun 2016

Siemens, Gamesa to form world's largest wind farm business

MADRID/FRANKFURT Siemens and Spain's Gamesa agreed on Friday to combine assets to create the world's biggest builder of windfarms, with the German company paying 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) cash to Gamesa's shareholders to take a majority stake.

Business, Deals 17 Jun 2016

Catalonia secession drive in doubt after budget rejection

MADRID Catalonia's secession drive suffered a big blow on Wednesday when one party backing the Spanish region's pro-independence government rejected the annual budget bill, a move that could prompt a confidence vote in September.

World, 08 Jun 2016

Spain's anti-austerity parties pass Socialists ahead of election

MADRID A coalition including Spain's anti-austerity party Podemos will take second place at the June 26 election, overtaking the more established Socialists, though the vote remains too fragmented for any clear government majority, polls showed on Sunday.

World, 05 Jun 2016

Anti-austerity alliance captures vote of Spain's crisis-hit poor

BARCELONA Yolanda Yeste lost her flat and two jobs as a hospital security guard during Spain's five-year economic crisis and its aftermath.

World, 01 Jun 2016

Suspect arrested at Cologne-Bonn airport after security breach

DUESSELDORF, Germany German federal police on Monday arrested a 62-year-old Spanish man suspected of entering the security area of Terminal 1 at Cologne-Bonn airport without being checked, a spokeswoman said.

World, 30 May 2016

Missing journalists held captive by Colombia's ELN rebels - government

BOGOTA The Colombian Marxist rebel group, the National Liberation Army, has kidnapped three journalists, including one from Spain, who disappeared in recent days near the border with Venezuela, government officials said on Thursday.

World, 27 May 2016

Euro zone reform efforts have "fallen by the wayside" with ECB easing -S&P

LONDON Euro zone governments have eased up on efforts to overhaul their struggling economies because the ECB's ultra-easy monetary policy has pushed their borrowing costs to record lows, ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday.