Germany Will Support Spanish Economy Minister De Guindos For Presidency Of Eurogroup, Says Merkel

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NEWSEUROPEEURO: The announcement at a press conference with the Spanish PM came days after a group of Nobel Economy Prize winners blasted Eurozone austerity policies.

Published: August 25, 2014, 3:45 pm

Spaniards Protest Vulgar Foreign Tourism After Blowjobs For Beers, Balconing And Naked Italians

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NEWSCATALONIA, BALEARIC ISLANDSTOURISM: The CEO of Melià Hotels slams detestable Shagaluf tourism as residents say unbearable antics must stop and wonder why police don’t step in.

Published: August 23, 2014, 3:34 am

Health Authorities In Zaragoza Activate Ebola Alert Over Man From Guinea With Fever And Headaches

NEWSARAGÓNEBOLA: In Spain’s second Ebola alert last night, regional health authorities in the city of Zaragoza activated protocols after admitting a man from Guinea Conakry to hospital.

Published: August 23, 2014, 1:45 am

Spain’s Trade Deficit Doubles To €11.8 Billion In First Half Of 2014 On €20.4 Billion Energy Deficit

NEWSNATIONALTRADE: The trend is towards a reduction in the size of Spain’s trade deficit, from a yearly high of €99.2 billion in 2007 to €17.7 billion last year.

Published: August 18, 2014, 1:39 pm

    Spanish Farmers Face €580 Million In Losses From Russian Exports After Putin Announces Sanctions

    NEWSEUROPESANCTIONS: Opposition groups, farmers’ unions and the Russian embassy disagree with the Spanish government’s estimate of €337 million in food and agriculture losses.

    Published: August 8, 2014, 7:54 pm

      Mariano Rajoy And Artur Mas Meet In Madrid To Disagree On The Vote On Catalan Independence

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      NEWSMADRIDSECESSION: Days after Mr. Pujol’s revelation of a 34-year, multi-million euro tax fraud, Mr. Rajoy says secession vote is illegal and Mr. Mas says Catalonia will hold it anyway.

      Published: July 30, 2014, 2:58 pm

      1,000 Spanish Trade Unionists Cancel Attempt To Occupy Gibraltar On August 29 In Tax Haven Protest

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      NEWSGIBRALTARPROTESTS: The Andalusian Workers’ Union (SAT) said it would attempt to cross the border with 1,000 members, flags and banners to protest in front of government buildings.

      Published: July 28, 2014, 8:16 pm

        Spain Creates 402,000 New Jobs In The Second Quarter On 7.3% Increase In Tourism In 2014

        NEWSNATIONALUNEMPLOYMENT: Year-on-year, the rise is only 192,000, as the size of the active population in Spain has fallen by 232,000 people over the past 12 months.

        Published: July 27, 2014, 3:35 pm

          Former Catalan First Minister Jordi Pujol Admits To Hiding Millions Abroad During 34-Year Tax Fraud

          NEWSCATALONIATAX FRAUD: Five days before a key meeting in Madrid on the Catalan question, the man who founded the governing party in Catalonia stuns Spain with his admission.

          Published: July 26, 2014, 8:16 pm

            Swiftair Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Was MD-83 With 116 On Board. President Hollande Says No Survivors

            NEWSMADRIDSWIFTAIR, AIR ALGERIE: French and Spanish authorities confirm the wreckage of the plane has been found near Gossi, in Mali. President Hollande says there are no survivors.

            Published: July 24, 2014, 12:12 pm

              BBVA Wins Catalunya Banc Auction For €1.1 Billion, But At An €11.5 Billion Loss To Spanish Taxpayers

              NEWSCATALONIACATALUNYA BANC: Today’s sale follows the purchase of Catalunya Banc’s distressed mortgage book to Blackstone last Thursday for €3.6 billion.

              Published: July 21, 2014, 8:59 pm

                Spain’s New €17 Million Child Poverty Fund “Very, Very Far” From What’s Needed, Say Regions & NGOs

                NEWSNATIONALCHILD POVERTY: Spanish children affected by poverty cannot afford to wait, says Unicef Spain, as Spanish regions criticise unequal and insufficient funding.

                Published: July 21, 2014, 1:19 pm

                  Volunteers And Workers Clean Up 15 Tonnes Of Crude Oil Spilt Onto A Canary Islands Diving Beach

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                  NEWSCANARY ISLANDSOIL SPILL: The scenes bring back memories of the Prestige disaster in 2002 and remind residents of the risks of prospecting for oil in the seas off the islands.

                  Published: July 20, 2014, 8:19 pm

                    Hundreds Of Firefighters Tackle Thousands Of Acres Of Wildfires Destroying Countryside Across Spain

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                    NEWSNATIONALWILDFIRES: More than 500 firefighters are tackling wildfires destroying thousands of acres of Spanish countryside, after record-low rainfall levels in 2014.

                    Published: July 20, 2014, 7:07 pm

                      Pedro Sánchez Voted New Secretary General Of Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) With 49% Of Vote

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                      NEWSNATIONALPSOE LEADERSHIP: Mr Sánchez must now attempt to turn the Spanish Socialist Party around from its record-low European election results before 2015 election season.

                      Published: July 13, 2014, 10:04 pm