Stories tagged: spain
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
A major, out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 160 feet into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Katie Campbell can’t wait to taste the gelato. Kayleigh Truong is looking forward to some team bonding. Jill Townsend just wants to soak in the history.
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 1:46 p.m.
A Spanish nature conservation center says that the first baby lynx has been born in the Pyrenees in nearly a century.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
The director of a Spanish research center said Monday that the international consortium that wants to build a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest peak despite protests from Native Hawaiians has …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:48 p.m.
The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he’ll never forget.
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
The blast of a traditional firework opened Saturday nine days of uninterrupted partying in Pamplona’s famed running-of-the-bulls festival
Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:32 p.m.
Firefighters and aircraft battled for a third straight day Friday to contain a major wildfire that started in a pile of chicken dung and raced across the hills of northeastern …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory …
Sun., June 23, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Spain coach Jorge Vilda says part of the challenge in facing the United States is making sure his players aren’t intimidated by the defending Women’s World Cup champions.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
The Spanish soccer federation says Luis Enrique is stepping down as coach of the national team for personal reasons. Federation president Luis Rubiales says assistant coach Roberto Moreno will take …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 12:46 p.m.
Sara Dabritz scored in the 42nd minute to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Spain. It was Germany’s second successive 1-0 victory in Group B. Germany took the lead against …
Sat., June 8, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudi 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica.
Sat., June 8, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
Spain has won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain is ranked No. 13 …
Tue., May 28, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
Several soccer players and club executives in Spain have been arrested for suspected match-fixing, Spanish police said Tuesday.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday on the street of a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spain’s …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
Hugo Chavez’s longtime spy chief arrested in Madrid on U.S. arrest warrant for drug-trafficking offenses
A Spanish National Police spokeswoman says that Hugo Chavez’s longtime spy chief has been arrested in Madrid on a United States warrant for drug-trafficking offenses.
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
More than a dozen European Union countries endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president on Monday, piling the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to resign …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Spanish rescuers on the fourth day of a frantic race to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped in a borehole clung to hope of finding the toddler alive despite massive setbacks …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
Spain’s Foreign Ministry says it has given permission to an aid boat carrying 311 rescued migrants to set course for Spain after Italy and other Mediterranean countries did not answer …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Those holding the ticket number 03347 struck it rich Saturday when they won the top prize in Spain’s bumper Christmas lottery.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Thousands of pro-independence protesters angry about Spain’s Cabinet holding a meeting in Catalonia blocked roads across the region Friday and clashed with anti-riot police in its capital.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Separatist politicians on prison hunger strike say upcoming rebellion trial will be a platform to promote Catalonia’s independence from Spain.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Police in Barcelona have briefly clashed with Catalan separatists who are protesting a rally by Spain’s national police forces in the Mediterranean city.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Hurricane Leslie churned across the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday heading toward Portugal and Spain, with forecasters saying the storm will bring heavy rain, high winds and dangerous surf to western …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Spanish rescuers have found the bodies of a German couple who went missing after flash flooding on the island of Mallorca, bringing the confirmed death toll to 12. A young …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 2:33 p.m.
At least 10 people died on the Spanish island of Mallorca after a torrential rainstorm caused flash flooding that left a trail of piled vehicles and damaged infrastructure from surges …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
Clashes between Catalan separatists and police in Barcelona left 14 people injured and led to six arrests Saturday as tensions boiled over days before the anniversary of the Spanish region’s …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards is heading to Spain for his first season of professional basketball.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski is going home to continue his professional basketball career.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
The leaders of Germany and Spain on Saturday promoted a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition in other EU nations to taking in more …