Experts warn Pyrenees glaciers are 'doomed'

World / Science & Health Jan 21, 2020

Experts warn Pyrenees glaciers are 'doomed'

Glaciers nestled in the lofty crags of the Pyrenees mountains separating France and Spain could disappear within 30 years as temperatures rise, upending ecosystems while putting local economies at risk, scientists say. "We can't set a precise date but the Pyrenees glaciers are doomed," Pierre ...

Explosion in northeastern Spain triggers chemical emergency

World Jan 15, 2020

Explosion in northeastern Spain triggers chemical emergency

Emergency services say a chemical emergency alert has been activated in northeastern Spain following a big explosion in an industrial zone near Tarragona. A tweet by emergency services for the Catalonia region called the blast a "chemical accident" and advised residents to refrain from going ...

Novak Djokovic leads Serbia to win over Spain in ATP Cup final

Tennis Jan 13, 2020

Novak Djokovic leads Serbia to win over Spain in ATP Cup final

Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal, again, in a must-win match to keep Serbia in contention. Then he went back on court within an hour and combined with long-time friend Viktor Troicki to clinch the very first ATP Cup. In the country where the seven-time Australian ...

Andres Iniesta says he hopes to  finish playing career in Japan

Soccer / J. League Jan 10, 2020

Andres Iniesta says he hopes to finish playing career in Japan

Former Spain and Barcelona great Andres Iniesta hopes to finish his playing career in Japan with J. League's Vissel Kobe, Spanish media reported Thursday. Following rumors of interest from clubs in North America's Major League Soccer, the 34-year-old Iniesta was quoted in the online edition ...

World Dec 26, 2019

Spain's coast guard saves 200 migrants on Christmas Day

The Spanish coast guard said it had rescued about 200 migrants on Christmas Day, plucking them from makeshift boats in the Mediterranean Sea. It said they were saved in a number of separate operations off the coasts of Spain and Morocco, but gave no information ...