MADRID/RONDA, Spain A Spanish pre-Easter tradition, where Catholics flock in droves to kiss statues of Jesus and Mary, fell victim to the coronavirus epidemic this week as churches with some of the most sought-after statues told worshippers not to touch or kiss them.
MURCIA, Spain Thousands of farmers took to the streets of Murcia in Southern Spain on Friday, blocking streets with tractors and tossing vegetables to the ground in protest at low food prices and precarious working conditions.
BARCELONA Protesters set cars on fire and threw petrol bombs at police in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Wednesday, intensifying unrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state. | Video
PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. | Video
SAN ROQUE, Spain More than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta and briefly clashed with police on Friday, the biggest attempt to enter across the heavily guarded barrier in a year. | Video
CADIZ, Spain, Aug 30 A group of 15 rescued
migrants arrived in Spain on board a Spanish warship on Friday
after Italy refused to allow the rescue vessel that had picked
them up in the Mediterranean Sea to dock at an Italian port.
GIBRALTAR The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further.
GIBRALTAR An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail soon.
PAMPLONA, Spain One man was gored in the arm among scores more injured on Thursday during Spain's centuries-old San Fermin bull-running festival where protesters complained new safety measures were spoiling the buzz.