Tight security as Madame Tussaud's unveils UK waxwork of Trump


LONDON A waxwork of Donald Trump was unveiled on Wednesday amid tight security at Madame Tussauds museum after protests at a similar ceremony in Spain earlier this week.

Portugal to complain to EU over Spain's planned nuclear dump site

LISBON Portugal will appeal to the European Commission over the planned construction by Spain of a nuclear waste storage facility at the Almaraz power plant because it fears cross-border environmental risks, Environment Minister Joao Matos Fernandes said on Thursday.

World, 12 Jan 2017

Corrected: WIDER IMAGE - Tips from Spain’s centenarians on how to live to 100

(Corrects number of centenarians to 17,000 in first paragraph in story released on Dec 30, 2016)

World, Japan, 03 Jan 2017

Hundreds of migrants try to storm border into Spain's enclave of Ceuta

MADRID At least 800 sub-Saharan African migrants tried to cross into Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco on Sunday by storming a border fence, though most were eventually turned back, the Spanish and Moroccan governments said.

World, 02 Jan 2017

Catalan independence referendum 'not possible' - Spanish PM

MADRID Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday flatly rejected the possibility of a referendum in the northeastern region of Catalonia on a split from Spain, telling pro-independence politicians to desist from attempts to hold one next year.

World, 31 Dec 2016

Prandelli quits Valencia after woeful run

MADRID Former Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has resigned as Valencia coach after one win in eight La Liga matches in charge, the Spanish team said on Friday.

Budget 2017, Business, 31 Dec 2016

Spain's property market goes through the roof

MADRID According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. But that is just what a Spanish firm is doing -- and business is booming.

Budget 2017, Business, 27 Dec 2016

Ex-member of Spanish death squad arrested for Islamic State links

MADRID Spanish police have arrested a former member of an illegal Spanish paramilitary group who now is suspected of spreading Islamic State propaganda and planning a suicide attack, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.

World, 13 Dec 2016

Spain may move its clock back one hour, reversing Franco decision

MADRID Spain's government will consider reversing a decision taken by dictator Francisco Franco and moving the country's clocks back one hour to normalise its working hours, the Spanish labour minister said on Monday.

World, 12 Dec 2016

African migrants cross border fence into Spanish enclave Ceuta

MADRID Hundreds of sub-Saharan African migrants forced their way on Friday morning over a barbed-wire fence into Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, which borders Morocco. | Video

World, 09 Dec 2016

Effect of ECB bond-buying on euro was small: Bundesbank

FRANKFURT The success of the European Central Bank's bond purchases in pushing down the euro, which makes euro zone exports more attractive, was limited and largely happened before buying even started, Germany's central bank said on Monday.