For politicians, keen to portray ETA as weakened after a number of high-profile arrests, today’s bomb and yesterday’s early morning blast at a
Two Spanish civil guards have been killed in a car bomb attack on the holiday island of Majorca.
A bomb was placed under a parked patrol vehicle
Crowds turned out at the Town Hall of the Spanish city of Burgos to show their support for the paramilitary police force who were the targets of a
Strong winds continue to fan a series of forest fires in Spain. Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain about 25 separate blazes, some in
In Spain, four firefighters have been killed and two seriously injured as they battled forest fires in the northeast of the country.
It is thought
A shocking medical error has claimed the life of an infant born prematurely to a woman who was the first person in Spain to die from the H1N1 flu
The annual running of the bulls in the Spanish city of Pamplona has suffered its first human fatality for six years. The San Fermines fiesta attracts
A man has been gored to death in the traditional running of the bulls in Pamplona in northern Spain. It happened during the fourth run of the
A bomb has exploded outside the Socialist Party headquarters in Spain’s Basque country.
No-one was injured but 40 local residents had to be
The Spanish government has launched a nationwide scheme under which men convicted of violence against wives and girlfriends must wear electronic
Spain says its oldest nuclear power station could stay open for another four years despite a pledge to close it in 2011.
The 500 megawatt Garona
The government of Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero is to decide whether to allow an ageing nuclear plant to remain in service longer than
The Spanish writer Jorge Semprun is an exceptional witness to events in the 20th century. He was born in Madrid but has spent a large part of his
Portrait photographer Malik Sidibe has just won the top prize at Spain’s biggest photography festival, PhotoEspana. The award recognises his
Spain’s government has created an emergency rescue fund for the country’s financial sector. It has allocated nine-billion euros to help facilitate
Police in France have arrested two suspected members of the armed Basque separatist group ETA, bringing the total number detained this year to 47
“A universal voice against totalitarianism”. That is how the judges of the Asturias Awards described Albanian writer Ismail Kadare in presenting him
For years his name has been mentioned when the Nobel prize for Literature comes around, but he has never won it. Now, however the Asturias committee
The arrests of three suspected ETA members and the seizure of several kilos of explosives are being hailed by police as a major success in the fight
Police in Spain have arrested three suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA.
They were detained in the early hours of this morning on
Thousands of people are expected to take part in mass rallies across Spain tonight in protest against ETA. The militant Basque separatist group has