Two Americans and Spaniard gored in Spain's Pamplona bull run

World Jul 8, 2019

Two Americans and Spaniard gored in Spain's Pamplona bull run

A 46-year-old American was in a serious condition after he and two others were gored during the first day of the running of the bulls in the northern Spanish town of Pamplona on Sunday, regional authorities said. The American, aged 46, was in a serious ...

Annual running of bulls festival kicks off in Pamplona

World Jul 6, 2019

Annual running of bulls festival kicks off in Pamplona

The blast of a traditional firework on Saturday opened nine days of uninterrupted partying in Pamplona's famed running of the bulls festival. A member of the northern city's official brass band was chosen for this year's launch of the rocket, known as the "Chupinazo," to ...

Spain battles wildfire amid European record heat wave

World Jun 27, 2019

Spain battles wildfire amid European record heat wave

Hundreds of firefighters and soldiers battled a wind-fuelled forest fire in Spain on Wednesday amid a Europe-wide heat wave that has sent temperatures soaring to record highs in several countries. Fifteen water-dropping aircraft were helping firefighters to put out the blaze, which broke out at ...

World / Social Issues May 13, 2019

Over 50 migrants force entry into Spain's Melilla enclave

Fifty-two African migrants forced their way into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco Sunday by climbing over a towering border fence, Spanish authorities said. About 100 migrants tried to storm the barbed wire fence at dawn but Spanish and Moroccan security force prevented ...