Five Barcelona attack suspects killed

Aug 18, 2017

Five Barcelona attack suspects killed

Police on Friday shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a car attack in a seaside resort in Spain's Catalonia region hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade, killing at least 13 people and injuring ...

Aug 18, 2017

Catalan police say they have killed four terrorists in Cambrils

A Catalan police spokeswoman said police had killed four attackers in Cambrils, south of Barcelona, and another was seriously injured following an operation there against what authorities called a terrorist attack. The operation came after a van attack in Barcelona on Thursday that has so ...

FIFA senior VP Villar resigns amid another corruption case

Jul 27, 2017

FIFA senior VP Villar resigns amid another corruption case

The corruption crisis in world soccer has removed another top FIFA official. Jailed in Spain on suspicion of financial wrongdoing as head of the Spanish football federation, Angel Maria Villar has resigned his top positions at FIFA and European governing body UEFA. FIFA confirmed Thursday that ...

Acrobat dies in Spanish festival fall

Jul 9, 2017

Acrobat dies in Spanish festival fall

An acrobat has fallen to his death in front of horrified onlookers at a festival in Madrid, sparking anger at organizers who refused to halt performances following the accident. Pedro Aunion Monroy, a Spanish performance artist living in Britain, tumbled around 30 meters (100 feet) ...