Mar 2, 2017

Spain tops Japan at Algarve Cup

The Japan women’s soccer team made a losing start to the year with a 2-1 defeat to Spain in its opening match of the Algarve Cup on Wednesday. Goals from Silvia Meseguer and Olga Garcia fired the Spaniards into a 2-0 lead before Kumi ...

Jan 30, 2017

Body of small migrant boy turns up on southern Spain beach

The lifeless body of a 6- to 7-year-old boy believed to be a migrant trying to get to Europe has washed up on a southern Spanish beach, authorities said Sunday. In a grim reminder of the discovery of Aylan Kurdi, the 3-year-old Syrian boy ...

Portugal protests Spain's stockpiling of nuke waste near border

Jan 17, 2017

Portugal protests Spain's stockpiling of nuke waste near border

Portugal has accused Spain of stockpiling nuclear waste close to its border without evaluating the environmental impact, in a complaint filed Monday with Brussels. The dispute stems from the Spanish government’s decision in late December to authorize the building of a nuclear waste depot ...

Spain ends 10-month political crisis

/ Oct 30, 2016

Spain ends 10-month political crisis

Spain finally turned the page on a roller-coaster 10-month political crisis Saturday as lawmakers voted the conservatives back into power despite bitter divisions. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won a parliamentary confidence vote, pledging to plow on with his economic policies, despite the opposition blaming ...

Nadal helps Spain get back to Davis Cup elite

/ Sep 18, 2016

Nadal helps Spain get back to Davis Cup elite

Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez clinched the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie for Spain with a hard-fought doubles win over India in New Delhi on Saturday. Nadal and Lopez, who won the doubles gold at the recent Rio Olympics, helped Spain take an ...

Spain, Wales dominate; Kosovo gets first point

Sep 6, 2016

Spain, Wales dominate; Kosovo gets first point

Spain began life under new coach Julien Lopetegui in perfect style, while Gareth Bale-inspired Euro 2016 sensations Wales and Kosovo earned a historic point in World Cup qualifying on Monday. Lopetegui enjoyed a perfect competitive debut as Diego Costa, David Silva and Alvaro Morata ...