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Jailed Catalan leader says Spain wants to 'behead' separatism

Catalonia's highest-profile jailed separatist leader accused Spain of trying to behead the secessionist movement with a trial on the region's failed independence bid, adding that a...

Jailed Catalan leader says Spain wants to 'behead' separatism

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Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month. The court said Friday that Catalonia’s former vice president Oriol Junqueras will not be allowed to attend a...
13:17, 06/14/2019

Spain told by U.N. body to free jailed Catalan separatists Spain must release three jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied bail while facing trial for their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017, a United Nations expert group will say in a report on Wednesday....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday denied Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras, in jail awaiting a ruling of charges related to his part in the region's 2017 independence bid, permission to leave jail to collect his European parliament credentials....
12:17, 06/14/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial over the failed bid for regional independence, Sp...
17:34, 06/14/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Spanish court says jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in to parliament Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that five Catalan separatist leaders can leave prison to be sworn in as lawmakers next Tuesday but said it would not halt the trial over their role in Catalonia's independence bid in 2017....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Catalan fugitives must get European credentials in Spain Spanish authorities say two fugitive Catalan separatists elected to the European Parliament must risk arrest by returning to Spain to pick up their official credentials if they want to be European lawmakers....
23:34, 06/13/2019

Spain: Catalan separatists rally in Barcelona It's known as the "Diada." Since 2012, huge rallies for independence have taken place on September 11 in Catalonia. The size and tone of the latest edition will be a gauge for the strength of the separatist movement....
01:34, 09/12/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan leaders' rights as lawmakers The Spanish parliament's governing body on Friday suspended the lawmaker rights of the four jailed Catalan members of parliament while they face trial over the northeastern region's failed 2017 independence bid, lower house speaker Meritxell Batet said....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist MPs pick up credentials amid tight security Five jailed Catalan separatists elected to parliament last month picked up their credentials as lawmakers on Monday amid high security after being granted temporary release from custody....
13:51, 05/20/2019

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
01:17, 06/13/2019

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament MADRID (AP) — The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia’s 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month have picked up their official credentials under police escort. The Supreme Court allowed the five to get their credentials on Monday and attend the op...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
05:51, 06/13/2019

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Spanish court rules Catalan ex-leader can stand in European vote A Madrid court ruled on Monday that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in 2017 to escape arrest for his role in an independence referendum, could run in the European Parliament election on May 26....
15:51, 05/06/2019

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region of Catalonia....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Jailed separatists, women in numbers and far-right bloc color Spain's rainbow chamber Four jailed Catalan separatists, 24 far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament that reflects Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
07:17, 05/23/2019

Florida man allegedly threatened to behead cops, eat their eyes A Florida man allegedly threatened to behead police officers then “eat their eyes and tongues” while he was under arrest. Ken Freeman, 50, remains held on bond Monday after he repeatedly threatened to decapitate six officers in a Brevard County parking lot, the Melbourne Police Departmen...
03:34, 05/21/2019

Spain's Conservative PP party leader says will lead opposition The leader of Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) said his party would be the main opposition force in parliament to Pedro Sanchez's Socialists....
02:17, 04/29/2019

Spain's Sanchez says Podemos deal possible if leader not in cabinet Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez insisted on Thursday that he would not accept far-left Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias as a member of his cabinet, saying that was the main obstacle to clinching a deal to form a government....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
16:17, 05/01/2019

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to six years in jail.Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace ...
07:51, 08/02/2019

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
15:51, 08/01/2019

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
12:00, 08/09/2019

Modi: Stripping autonomy from Kashmir will free it from ‘terrorism and separatism’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday night that his government's move to strip the disputed state of Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status will free the disputed Himalayan region of "terrorism and separatism."...
01:34, 08/09/2019

'The future has won,' says Spain's Socialist party leader after election victory – video report Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez looks set to regain power after his Socialist party overcame a historic challenge by rightwing nationalists in the country's general election. The far-right party Vox ran on anti-immigration and eurosceptic platforms in an echo of trends across Europe. 'Vox is he...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny 'in hospital with severe allergic reaction' after Moscow protest Russia's most prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been admitted to hospital after suffering a serious allergic reaction while in jail, his spokeswoman has said....
18:17, 07/28/2019

Defiant Catalan separatists call for independence Catalan separatist supporters draped in pro-independence flags gathered in the regional capital Barcelona on Wednesday for a huge rally to call for a break from Spain and the release of their jailed leaders....
16:34, 09/11/2019

Stars aligned for Catalan separatists? Not so fast Cheers rang out and drinks flowed in a Barcelona sports hall on Sunday night as separatists celebrated a victory - the first time a pro-independence party won in Catalonia in a national election since Spain's return to democracy....
17:00, 05/01/2019

European court rejects Catalan separatists’ suit MADRID (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain’s top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017. The court in Strasbourg said Tuesday tha...
20:00, 05/28/2019

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
23:34, 05/28/2019

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Future uncertain for Catalan separatists elected in Europe Three jailed or fugitive Catalan politicians hope to use their freshly won seats in the European Parliament as loudspeakers for their separatist cause in northeastern Spain — although actually being sworn in as lawmakers will be the first obstacle they have to overcome....
21:00, 05/27/2019

Vinales: No Lorenzo Catalan GP crash sanction sets MotoGP precedent Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says Jorge Lorenzo avoiding punishment for his multi-rider crash in the Catalan Grand Prix will "open the window" for identical incidents to happen....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Catalan government approval moves Spanish GP closer to 2020 F1 deal The Spanish Grand Prix is set to remain on the 2020 Formula 1 calendar after the Catalan government approved a plan for a one-year extension of the Barcelona circuit's contract...
03:17, 08/02/2019

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used their final arguments in a four-month Supreme Court trial in Madrid to call for dialogue....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Atletico say Barcelona owe extra €80m for Antoine Griezmann and threaten legal action against the Catalan club Atletico Madrid say Barcelona owe an extra €80million for Antoine Griezmann and vowed to take legal action after the French forward moved to the Catalan club for €120m on Friday....
20:00, 07/12/2019

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the governing body of the European legislature on Monday....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Tunisian leader Essebsi, 1st democratic leader, dies at 92 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and a symbol of the generation of Tunisians who shook off French rule in the 1950s, has died at 92...
20:17, 07/25/2019

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
12:34, 07/23/2019

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
04:34, 06/04/2019

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
03:51, 06/07/2019

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Rita Ora's former accountant jailed over £3m fraud An accountant with high-profile clients such as singer Rita Ora and World Cup-winning rugby player Matt Dawson has been jailed for more than five years, after he committed a £3.35m fraud....
23:00, 05/08/2019

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he was still listed as active duty with the Navy, and because of that the Navy recently promoted him. ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall has been sentenced for up to 12 years in prison....
22:17, 07/31/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.Louise Porton was found guilty on Thursday of killing three-year-o...
14:17, 08/02/2019

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
02:17, 07/20/2019

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year....
14:00, 06/11/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
02:51, 05/20/2019

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
12:17, 06/14/2019

Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates who are running in Tunisia’s presidential election The Tunisian election authority announced the candidates who qualified for the first round of voting in the North African country with a fragile democracy...
18:17, 08/31/2019

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath crossing their land have been handed life jail terms.Gary Dean’s body was found in a ditch in woods near his home in B...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English Channel. The court in the northern city of Boulogne-Sur-Mer sentenced Mohammad Baraeikechighaleshi to two years in prison with a third year suspended...
20:00, 06/04/2019

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading......
05:34, 08/25/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
23:17, 06/07/2019

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained wealth....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
19:00, 08/07/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
07:17, 05/07/2019

Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in Edinburgh, before selling them online.Darren Barr, 28, from Kinross in Perthshire, is believed to ha...
19:34, 09/18/2019

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
07:34, 08/06/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
00:17, 05/18/2019

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people to fight in Syria....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Guildford, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of London, between 1980 and 2004. Judge Nigel Peters sai...
15:00, 05/17/2019

2 U.S. Teens Jailed in Italy Over Policeman’s Murder ROME — Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities carry out a murder investigation in the killing of an Italian police officer. A detention order issued by prosecutors was shown on Italian state broadcaster RAI, naming the suspects as Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth ...
19:51, 07/27/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
10:17, 05/28/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
05:51, 05/21/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:34, 07/09/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Man jailed in Oklahoma after being hurt in police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 years have been jailed by a judge who said she was “lost for words” at the severity of their crimes....
01:00, 09/06/2019

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months without charge.Van Kham Chau, who fled to Sydney from...
12:34, 07/23/2019

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
21:51, 07/05/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
20:34, 06/10/2019

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed for documenting sexual harassment by her employer.Baiq Nuril Maknun, 37, who worked at a school on the island of Lombok, recorded ...
13:17, 07/25/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bought a 48cm (19in) gladius knife to kill the West L...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker. Jack Renshaw had pleaded guilty to buying a machete and intending to kill Labour Party lawmaker Rosie Cooper and threatening to slay a police ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
16:00, 07/04/2019

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games       ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
05:00, 07/17/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random people to avenge shootings at two New Zealand mosques....
22:34, 05/16/2019

Family questions how inmate jailed 17 months got pregnant ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — Relatives of a jailed Alabama woman are questioning how the woman became pregnant. Al.com reports 26-year-old Latoni Daniel has been jailed for 17 months and is set to give birth to her first child this month. The U.S. National Guard veteran became pregnant while at a Coosa Cou...
11:00, 05/15/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:17, 06/11/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
18:00, 06/06/2019

UK extremely concerned about jailed British-Iranian aid worker Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed after being convicted of sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period. Related: Bob Higgins victim: 'I looked him in the eyes and...
12:51, 06/12/2019

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
16:34, 06/06/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian construction companies Odebrecht and OAS....
05:34, 05/15/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
09:17, 07/19/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country's Outback has been jailed for 10 years....
06:17, 05/29/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
17:51, 07/11/2019

Russian Blogger Jailed For 5 Years Over 'Extremist' Tweet A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for a tweet that called for attacks on the children of law enforcement officials, news agencies reported....
15:34, 09/03/2019

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
20:17, 07/19/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1bn (£8.5bn) sale of the British software company to Hewlett-...
04:17, 05/14/2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
16:34, 07/17/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
08:34, 05/07/2019

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Midwest City police say a daycare worker kno...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in September of violating the country’s Official Secr...
13:17, 05/07/2019

Jailed ‘killer cop’ questioned about Jeffrey Epstein’s injuries A hulking inmate was questioned about the neck injuries suffered by Jeffrey Epstein in a Lower Manhattan lock-up, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Thursday. Former Briarcliff Manor cop Nicholas Tartaglione, who’s awaiting trial in four drug-related killings, told investigators that he ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

MLB notebook: Pirates' Vazquez jailed on lurid charges Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez is in police custody on multiple charges, including solicitation of a child, authorities said Tuesday....
18:00, 09/18/2019

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-right street violence in the eastern German city of Chemnitz in 2018 has been found guilty of manslaughter.Alaa Sheikhi, 24, was sentenced to nine and ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
14:34, 08/23/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China....
01:34, 08/22/2019

White supremacist who killed protester 'sorry' as he is jailed for life A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has apologised as he was jailed for life....
21:34, 06/28/2019

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
06:00, 06/29/2019

Pirates' Vazquez jailed on child solicitation charge Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez has been arrested on charges of computer pornography - solicitation of a child and another charge of providing obscene material to minors....
19:18, 09/17/2019

Former Celtic kit manager jailed for sexually abusing boys A former kit manager at Scottish club Celtic has been jailed for more than six years after admitting to a string of historic sexual offences against young boys        ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draconian" day....
19:34, 06/25/2019

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
15:51, 08/03/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel, both 22, used the travel review site to chec...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
11:17, 06/20/2019

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists. The government of President Daniel Ortega says all 100 face charges of “offenses against security and the public peace,” which have commonly b...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of love life Louise Porton described as ‘evil’ and ‘calculated’ for killing three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters 18 days apart after they “got in the way” of her living the life she wanted has been jailed for at least 32 years.Louise Porton, 23, killed Lexi Draper, t...
18:51, 08/02/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
18:00, 08/07/2019

Help offered to woman jailed for turning in husband’s guns LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida lawmaker and others are asking a State Attorney not to prosecute a woman who was arrested while giving her husband’s guns to police after he was charged with trying to run her over. Courtney Irby spent six days in jail on charges of armed burglary and grand thef...
15:00, 06/24/2019

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah Husseini, 36, described in court as a “travelling, wandering, nomadic thief”, used a stolen bank car...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Caregiver jailed for abusing 101-year-old dementia patient An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly woman’s face with a flannel and slapping her hands and arms. In the shocking video, the victim c...
09:17, 06/22/2019

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
13:34, 05/31/2019

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run....
22:17, 05/17/2019

John McAfee jailed in Dominican Republic on gun charges John McAfee of antivirus software fame and his entourage were detained for several days in the Dominican Republic after authorities discovered firearms and ammo on his yacht, according to reports. The eponymous founder of the PC software security giant docked his yacht, Great Mystery, in Puerto Plat...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Reporter once jailed for refusing to disclose source dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani (teh-ruh-KAH’-nee), an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch (kelsh), says in a statement that Taricani died at home on Friday. She di...
18:34, 06/22/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges...
14:17, 05/24/2019

The Latest: 2 American teens jailed in Italian cop killing Photo of officer Mario Cerciello Rega, 35, who was stabbed to death in Rome early Friday. (Released by Carabinieri) ROME (AP) — The Latest on two Americans in custody over the killing of a policeman (all times local): ___ 4:15 p.m. An Italian detention order says two American teenagers from Californ...
16:51, 07/28/2019

Gamer jailed for deadly ‘swat’ prank that started over $1.50 bet An Ohio gamer has been jailed for his part in a “swatting” prank that ended with cops shooting dead an innocent Kansas dad. Casey Viner, 19, was so upset by losing a $1.50 wager while playing “Call of Duty: WWII” online, he recruited another man to report a fake hostage scare...
23:51, 09/15/2019

Letter From Jailed New Zealand Shooter Was Posted Online The white supremacist charged in the mosque attacks that killed 51 people was permitted to send letters to supporters, including one that was posted to a forum that has been a home for racist and violent views....
19:34, 08/15/2019

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
12:00, 05/28/2019

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s responsibility, a mother’s duty, and her natural instinct to put the care and safety of her four-wee...
07:17, 06/09/2019

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
20:34, 07/15/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
17:51, 07/11/2019

Man who kidnapped and raped British backpacker in Queensland jailed for 10 years Cairns man Marcus Allyn Keith Martin forced the woman from Liverpool to go on a road trip across outback QueenslandAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin, 24, was sentenced at Cairns district court on Tuesday, having prev...
13:17, 05/28/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
20:17, 07/18/2019

Russian celebrities and priests show support for jailed actor Celebrities, teachers and even priests have called for Russian actor Pavel Ustinov to be freed. Many of them have sided with the recent anti-government protests in Moscow and are calling for an independent judiciary....
01:34, 09/19/2019

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of the law’s introduction, proponents insisted that the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017, a version of “end...
12:51, 06/12/2019

Indian police officer jailed over death of person in custody NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court has sentenced a former police officer who alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s complicity in the killings of Muslims in Gujarat state in 2002 to life in prison over the death of a person in custody. Judge D.N. Vyas sentenced Sanjiv Bhatt on Thursday in a case...
16:17, 06/20/2019

Man jailed for placing spy cameras in James Bond studio toilets A convicted sex offender has been jailed for secretly placing spy cameras in the female toilets of the studio where the new James Bond movie is being made....
09:00, 09/08/2019

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
17:00, 07/11/2019

WikiLeaks source Manning could be jailed again soon if she disobeys U.S. grand jury Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and source for online publisher WikiLeaks, could be jailed again if she refuses to comply with a new grand jury subpoena, said a U.S. law enforcement source, as well as Manning herself....
23:51, 05/13/2019

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
09:17, 08/10/2019

Russian blogger jailed for five years over Tweet advocating violence: RIA A Russian court sentenced a blogger to five years in jail on Tuesday after finding him guilty of calling for violence against the children of police officers in a post on Twitter, the RIA news agency reported....
11:00, 09/03/2019

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-related charges, the HDP said....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate on rules for deporting asylum-seekers who commit crimes....
11:51, 05/10/2019

Russian Man Jailed For Buying F-16 Manuals, Claims They Were For Flight Sims A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using to make a flight sim....
11:51, 05/14/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeals court in Hungary has delivered the final ruling on the case....
17:34, 06/20/2019

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismissed a defense request that the six employees of Hou...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
19:17, 07/17/2019

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Activists give jailed moms a Mother’s Day gift: bail PHOENIX (AP) — For Mother’s Day, dozens of moms are getting time with their children instead of time behind bars. For a third consecutive year, the National Bail Out Collective is organizing its “Black Mama’s Bail Out” initiative to post bail for women of color who would othe...
19:17, 05/11/2019

Pak Judge Who Jailed Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Sacked Over Blackmail Claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
15:17, 07/12/2019

Bengal Officials Taking "Cut Money" May Now Be Jailed For Life: Report Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life......
10:34, 06/26/2019

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
10:51, 06/03/2019

President Trump will 'personally vouch' for jailed rapper Rocky A$AP U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he spoke to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the detainment of rapper A$AP Rocky in Lofven's country....
23:00, 07/20/2019

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably issued abroad and numerous people in India investing ...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him for the first time since he disappeared nearly fo...
18:34, 06/28/2019

South Korean executives jailed over treasure ship hoax Three South Korean executives were jailed for tricking investors into believing the existence of a sunken ship with gold worth billions, reports say.        ...
17:51, 05/02/2019

After 250 Indians Jailed In Bahrain Pardoned, PM Modi Thanks Gulf Nation In an humanitarian gesture, the Bahrain government on Sunday pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in the Gulf nation during the maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the oil-rich country....
15:00, 08/25/2019

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with malic...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-butler to Queen Elizabeth II jailed for sexually assaulting young boy A former butler to Queen Elizabeth II has been jailed for sexually assaulting a young boy. Andrew Lightwood, 57 — who worked for the UK’s royal household at Buckingham Palace for six years — exposed himself to the boy and put his hands down the child’s pants and molested him, Cardiff Cro...
21:51, 07/05/2019

Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks for breaching bail in 2012 WikiLeaks founder breached bail by entering Ecuadorian embassy seven years agoJulian Assange has been sentenced to just under a year in jail for breaching bail conditions after spending almost seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.A judge largely rejected the mitigating factors put for...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying charges, but he has rejected any responsibility for her continuing plight....
13:00, 06/30/2019

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate with a grand jury.A defiant Manning told Judge Anthon...
10:34, 05/17/2019

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
18:51, 07/03/2019

US Woman Jailed For Killing 3-Year-Old Daughter To "Remove Demons" A California woman has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing her three-year-old daughter, who was left in a hot car for nearly 10 hours to cleanse her of demons, officials said....
09:00, 07/25/2019

Indonesian Woman Jailed For Reporting Harassment From Boss, Pardoned Indonesia's parliament approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of......
10:17, 07/25/2019

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic A British-Australian woman jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne....
16:00, 09/14/2019

South Korean execs jailed for Russian shipwreck scam Three executives from a South Korean company have been jailed for lying that they found a long-lost sunken Russian warship filled with $133 billion worth of gold. Seoul-based firm Shinil Group made the stunning announcement in July that it unearthed the Dmitrii Donskoi, which had been scuttled in 19...
01:17, 05/03/2019

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
08:17, 06/18/2019

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
09:17, 07/19/2019

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued the ruling Thursday. Camden County prosecutors say 27-year-old Amanda Ramirez initially denied stab...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Teenager who called UK's Prince Harry 'race traitor' is jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on Tuesday, the BBC reported....
15:51, 06/18/2019

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor said Friday. Daniel Suneson has asked Stockholm’s District Court to hold A$AP Rocky — th...
20:51, 07/19/2019

Frenchman jailed for 5 years for Brussels airport diamond heist Marc Bertoldi has been found guilty in "one of the biggest" diamond heists in Belgium. In 2013, a team of armed men disguised as police officers stole diamonds worth €37 million from a plane about to take off....
15:34, 06/27/2019

Jailed pregnant woman delivers her own baby. Shocking, except it keeps happening A pregnant Florida women told jail staff she was having contractions. When they checked in hours later, she was holding her newborn, a lawyer said.        ...
00:34, 05/06/2019

Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court has cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges nine people arrested in Athens ahead of a 2017 visit by Turkey’s president and accused of belonging to a Turkish militant group. Defense lawyer Aleca Zorbala said Wednesday that three of the defendants were ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

US Consular Staffer In Turkey Remains Jailed As Spy Trial Resumes A US consular staffer was ordered to remain in custody by a Turkish court on Wednesday after the latest hearing in his trial on espionage charges -- part of a growing rift between Washington and......
22:00, 05/15/2019

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awesome."...
09:51, 06/18/2019

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
02:17, 06/27/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joining NATO....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Ex-footballer Dean Saunders jailed for failing to provide breath sample Former Liverpool forward sentenced to 10 weeks after pleading guilty to two chargesThe former Liverpool striker Dean Saunders has been jailed for 10 weeks after pleading guilty to failing to comply with a roadside breath test and failing to provide a breath sample for analysis.Saunders, 55, who also...
14:17, 08/28/2019

Man jailed in connection to brothers who vanished on business trip faces new charges The Missouri man jailed in connection to the disappearance of two men who visited his family farm on business is facing new charges out of Kansas, according to a report. Garland “Joey” Nelson, 25, was charged with endangering the food supply for allegedly shipping without health papers 35 calves fro...
17:34, 08/21/2019

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intelligence” to Israel’s Mossad spy agency....
22:34, 08/27/2019

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles.Torben Soerensen has been sentenced to three years...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Three jailed after husband fell to his death during flat burglary in north London The widow of a man who plunged to his death from his third-floor flat during a "terrifying" burglary spoke of her devastation as three people were jailed for their involvement....
22:51, 08/29/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked free on a royal pardon....
20:34, 05/10/2019

British sailor jailed for eight years in US after honeymoon boat death of wife Lewis Bennett, 42, sentenced for death of Isabella Hellmann, 41, after yacht sinkingA newlywed British-Australian sailor whose wife died after their yacht sank off the coast of Cuba during a honeymoon trip has been jailed for eight years in the US for her manslaughter.Lewis Bennett, 42, was sentence...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Russian blogger jailed for five years over ‘snuff movie threat’ tweet Vladislav Sinitsa given tough jail sentence amid fresh clampdown on protestersA Russian blogger who posted a tweet that said the children of police could be targeted in “snuff videos” has been sentenced to five years in jail, as three more Kremlin critics were charged with organising an illegal prot...
04:34, 09/04/2019

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
22:17, 07/17/2019

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Latest Blue Bell ice cream licker jailed for criminal mischief One Texas man likely won’t be getting the last laugh for recently licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and returning it to the frozen shelf of a local Walmart, as the offender has been booked into jail on charges of criminal mischief....
23:34, 08/23/2019

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Jailed Putin critic develops mysterious ‘allergic reaction’ in custody A Russian opposition-party leader and vocal Vladimir Putin critic has suffered a mysterious “allergic reaction” days after being jailed for organizing protests, according to a report. Alexei Navalny, 43, was arrested in a sweep of opposition candidates Wednesday for calling for Saturday demonstratio...
22:17, 07/28/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
17:17, 06/06/2019

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker moved to hospital psychiatric ward Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
15:34, 07/17/2019

British judge orders confiscation of $1 million in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker A London judge ordered on Friday the confiscation of bitcoin and other digital currencies worth nearly $1 million from a prolific computer hacker, in the first case of its kind for Britain's biggest police force....
15:34, 08/23/2019

Jailed Saudi feminist refuses to deny torture to secure release Loujain al-Hathloul will not retract electric shock and sexual assault claims, family saysThe prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her famil...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Mueller report witness to remain jailed on child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to remain jailed while he awaits trial on a charge of transporting child pornography. U.S. Magistrate Ivan Davis said at a detention hearing Friday in Alexandria that 60-year-old Lebanese...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Moped bandit who mugged four people for their watches in 20 minutes is jailed for nine years A violent moped bandit who mugged four people for their expensive watches in just 20 minutes while riding around central London has been jailed for nine years....
15:51, 05/30/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal against her”. ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Russia releases Staten Island teen jailed for weed possession The Staten Island teenager who was arrested for marijuana possession in Russia while on a vacation with her mother and held in jail since late July has been released, authorities said this week. Audrey Lorber, 19, was sentenced to time served and fined 15,000 rubles — a little over $230 — after bein...
04:51, 09/18/2019

Russia frees jailed protester as teachers, priests demand end to crackdown A Moscow court freed an opposition protester from custody on Wednesday, as school teachers and Orthodox priests told authorities to rein in a crackdown following the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in the capital for years....
19:34, 09/18/2019

Indonesia Frees Canadian Jailed for Molesting Children With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
10:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on Twitter Monday that Russian authorities had rejected a request to send a doctor to examine Paul Whelan. It said Whelan has received basic medical assis...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug possession charges. The 2-year-old girl was turned ...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Teen upset over Call Of Duty bet jailed for fatal 'swatting' prank An online gamer who became upset over a bet he made during a Call Of Duty match has been jailed for his role in a hoax call that saw police shoot dead an unarmed man....
00:51, 09/17/2019

Fraud gang who used £10m online scam to pay for luxury lifestyle jailed for 43 years Fraudsters who duped victims out of £10 million to bankroll lavish lifestyles, including a shoe collection "to rival Imelda Marcos", have been jailed for a total of more than 43 years....
13:51, 05/09/2019

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, must immediately be released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right to......
09:34, 06/11/2019

Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest in his Manhattan mansion while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
23:34, 07/11/2019

El Salvador rape victim jailed for murder after stillbirth faces retrial Pro-choice activists say Evelyn Beatríz Hernández’s case will be important in determining the stance of the country’s new leader A teenage rape victim in El Salvador who was convicted for murdering her child and jailed for nearly three years after a stillbirth will face a retrial next week, her lawy...
00:34, 07/11/2019

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
15:34, 07/10/2019

Pirates' All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez jailed for solicitation of a child Two-time All-Star closer arrested on Tuesday in PittsburghVázquez, 28, could face more charges after search of devicesFelipe Vázquez, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ two-time All-Star closer, has been arrested and charged with one count of computer pornography, solicitation of a child and one count of provi...
01:34, 09/18/2019

U.S. says hopes release of Lebanese man by Iran is positive signs for jailed Americans The United States on Tuesday applauded the release of Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, by Iran as a "great day" for him and his family and said it hoped the move was a positive sign for Americans detained by Tehran....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Myanmar Pardons Two Reuters Reporters Jailed for Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Reporters Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, walked free Tuesday morning after a presidential pardon, according to Reuters. A post ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
04:00, 07/05/2019

In Rare Show of Defiance, Russian Celebrities Rally Behind Jailed Actor Though the theater and film industries are firmly controlled by the Kremlin, many Russian actors spoke out against what they called a trumped-up case....
19:51, 09/17/2019

South Koreans jailed over ‘treasure-laden’ Russian shipwreck scam A court in South Korea has sentenced several business executives to prison after they tricked investors out of millions of dollars in a fraud involving a supposedly ‘treasure-laden’ Imperial Russian shipwreck....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-presidentBrazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly collaborated with prosecutors during high-profile corruption investigations – including the controvers...
21:17, 06/10/2019

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a......
00:17, 07/13/2019

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to see freed....
14:51, 06/20/2019

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Long Island, suspended Officer Valerie CincinelliR...
09:17, 06/18/2019

Judge orders Julian Assange jailed until U.S. extradition hearing in February A British judge ruled Friday that Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who's wanted in both the United States and Sweden, will not be released this month because he has a history of disappearing....
17:34, 09/13/2019

US Teen Jailed For 20 Years For Supporting Pak-Based Terror Group Lashkar A US court on Monday sentenced a North Texas man to 20 years of imprisonment for providing material support to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). US District Judge Reed O'Connor sentenced Michael......
08:00, 09/17/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been pardoned and released after spending more than 500 days in jail.Wa ...
07:34, 05/07/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky rings hollow in Sweden President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden’s prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail,” a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn’t include bail....
17:00, 07/21/2019

Jailed Cop Sanjiv Bhatt's Wife Meets Kerala Politicians, Assured Support A month after senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1990 custodial death case, his wife met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Opposition leader......
14:34, 07/24/2019

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday....
22:52, 08/13/2019

Troubled jockey Graham Gibbons jailed after fourth drink-driving conviction • 37-year-old rider banned from driving for five years• ‘It’s an awful shame because he’s a very talented lad’The talented but troubled jockey Graham Gibbons has been jailed, following his fourth conviction for drink driving. The verdict was recorded last week at Harrogate magistrates court and resu...
21:51, 09/16/2019

UFC's Desmond Green jailed on 20 charges, including DUI manslaughter, after deadly crash UFC lightweight Desmond Green has been arrested, stemming from his alleged role in a car crash last August that left two women dead.       ...
20:51, 06/27/2019

Avi Maharaj: Met Pc sacked after being jailed for downloading porn from grieving father's TV account A Metropolitan Police officer who was jailed for using a grieving father's cable TV account to download pornography while waiting for an undertaker for his 14-year-old son has been sacked....
04:17, 09/10/2019

Student jailed for 12 years for violent rape of woman in her 60s yards from Piccadilly Circus A student who abducted a grandmother just yards away from Piccadilly Circus and subjected her to a horrifying 12-minute rape ordeal has been jailed for 12 years....
13:17, 06/21/2019

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
13:00, 06/16/2019

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing of a 26-year-old scholar from China.Jurors deliber...
07:17, 07/19/2019

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel, Iowa on September 11 as they attempted to gain access to the Dallas County Courthouse. The two are...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Tanzanian court adjourns case of prominent jailed journalist for fourth time A Tanzanian court on Thursday adjourned the case of a prominent investigative journalist for the fourth time since he was arraigned more than a month ago, in a case that rights groups and Western government call politically motivated....
13:34, 09/12/2019

Monster who left baby girl needing surgery after ‘severe’ sex attack jailed The High Court in Glasgow heard how Alan Kusz, 43, tried to blame the infant's mother for the injuries, which a doctor disturbingly described as the “most severe” he had ever seen....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Philip Arps, man who shared video of New Zealand mosque attack, jailed for 21 months A New Zealand man who shared a livestream of video footage taken of the shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques will spend nearly two years in jail, a court ruled Tuesday....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Man jailed after using ex-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt's photo in Tinder catfish scam Ex-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt's likeness was used by a Welsh supermarket worker to "catfish" a host of women and swindle them out of more than $20,000.       ...
19:51, 07/27/2019

UK police officer jailed for downloading porn videos using grieving father’s TV account A British police officer will spend 12 months in prison after he used a TV account belonging to a father who had just lost his son to download pornographic videos while waiting for the undertaker to arrive....
10:34, 09/06/2019

Woman jailed for recording her boss's alleged sexual harassment granted amnesty Indonesian lawmakers have unanimously approved amnesty for a woman who was sentenced to six months in prison for recording her boss's alleged sexual harassment....
06:17, 07/26/2019

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release....
03:51, 08/19/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released from prison U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Kodak Black to remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Paranoid schizophrenic who pushed former Eurotunnel boss on to the Tube tracks is jailed for life A man who tried to kill former Eurotunnel chairman Sir Robert Malpas by pushing him off a Tube platform just minutes after shoving another victim towards the tracks has been jailed for life....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London have been jailed....
20:17, 06/07/2019

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying that she was subjected to torture, according to her family....
18:34, 08/14/2019

10 of the best restaurants in Cádiz, Spain Fizzing with culinary highlights, this selection from the Andalucían city’s old town takes in special spots for seafood and tapas joints away from the crowdsGo early: this tapa place is very small and almost always busy. It cooks its speciality, tuna from the strait of Gibraltar, in a variety of way...
02:17, 08/03/2019

Spain's far-right is back -- with a difference Vox, the new and fast-growing far-right party in Spain, shot to prominence after helping to form a coalition government in Andalucia after regional elections in December 2018....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Spain might not be the Ferrari comeback F1 needs F1 needs Ferrari to mix it with Mercedes this weekend, but all the signs from Friday practice suggest this could be the Silver Arrow's most dominant weekend since Australia....
16:00, 05/11/2019

On a live, post-debate Late Show, AOC names the winners, which Trump staffer gets jailed next Stephen Colbert introduced his first guest, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as a “superstar,” and, judging from his audience’s extended standing ovation and spontaneous chants of “AOC!,” he appears not to be just blowing smoke. With the Bronx representative sitting down for a two-se...
18:51, 06/27/2019

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
02:00, 07/09/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and two former fellow inmates confirmed to the news agen...
09:34, 05/27/2019

As last jailed Kim Jong Nam killing suspect freed, a gripping murder mystery ends with a whimper The second woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been released from a Malaysian prison, bringing one of the world's highest-profile murder mysteries to an anticlimactic end after two years of twists and turns....
05:17, 05/03/2019

An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state....
19:34, 05/05/2019

Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018 Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a yearThe Australian government has named the third person revealed this week to be in detention in prison in Iran as a Melbourne academic who has published work on the 2011 Arab uprisings ...
09:18, 09/14/2019

Lawyer for American teen jailed for fatal stabbing of Italian cop drops release request One of the American teenagers jailed in Italy for allegedly killing a local police officer in a drug deal gone bad won’t be getting released anytime soon after his lawyer dropped a request for his client to be released....
07:00, 09/08/2019

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
06:17, 07/19/2019

Dane jailed by Russia in Jehovah's Witnesses crackdown loses appeal - group's spokesman A Danish adherent of the Jehovah's Witnesses jailed for six years in Russia after being found guilty of organizing a banned extremist group lost his court appeal on Thursday, a spokesman for the group said....
12:51, 05/23/2019

'Love mother' in China who adopted over 100 children jailed for fraud, gang-related crimes A woman in China once hailed as a philanthropist for adopting over 100 children was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in jail for fraud and gang-related crimes after she allegedly used some of the children to help her blackmail companies. ...
17:51, 07/25/2019

Court frees famous Russian soccer players jailed for attacks: news agencies A Russian court on Friday ordered the release on parole of two famous Russian soccer players jailed for their involvement in a pair of violent attacks last year, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
10:34, 09/06/2019

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of damaging leaks that have cast serious doubts over his impartiality as a judge in a sweeping graft...
07:17, 07/09/2019

Louis Vuitton raider snared by trail of blood at smash-and-grab scene is jailed A convicted armed robber who smashed his way into a Louis Vuitton boutique in the City to steal wallets and a handbag has been jailed for almost two years....
18:17, 09/05/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
15:51, 05/06/2019

Socialists set to reign in Spain, but not without support Spain's third parliamentary election in less than four years has done little to dispel uncertainty over the political future of the eurozone's fourth largest economy....
09:34, 04/29/2019

Spain already proving it can be USWNT spoiler After a dominating sweep in the group stage of the World Cup, the United States will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. The Americans concluded the group stage Thursday with a 2-0 victory over Sweden, completing a run that saw them set records for the most goals....
13:17, 06/24/2019

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
13:17, 06/28/2019

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
20:00, 06/29/2019

Spain beats Germany 2-1 to win Under-21 Euros UDINE, Italy (AP) — Spain beat Germany 2-1 to match Italy with a record fifth title at the Under-21 European Championship on Sunday. Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring with a long-range strike early on, then Dani Olmo doubled the advantage in the 69th from close range after goalkeeper Alex Nubel could n...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Spain v USA: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportHope Solo: the knockouts are a different kind of pressure 6.13pm BST 55 min: CHANCE FOR USA! They played the ball to Heath! Lavelle sends it to her, and Heath shoots from a tough angle just over the bar. 6.13pm BST 54 min: Naeher is up to the challen...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Spain Is Going to the Polls for the Third Time in Four Years. Here’s What to Know Spain goes to the polls Sunday for its third general election in four years, as socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez tries to break the political deadlock that has gripped his country and left him unable to govern. Over the last five years, the rise of new political forces – includin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Argentina, Spain romp into World Cup last four "Argentina steamrolled into the basketball World Cup semi-finals with a spectacular 97-87 win over Serbia, who were among the tournament favourites, and were joined by 2006 champions Spain who overpowered surprise package Poland 90-78 on Tuesday."...
22:52, 09/10/2019

Spain's acting PM says he is not planning for another election Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he is not planning to call a new election amid complicated, multi-party talks ahead of a vote on his investiture at parliamentary sessions on July 22-23....
10:34, 07/11/2019

What happens next as Spain's Socialists try to form government Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won a national election on Sunday but failed to gain a parliamentary majority. Sanchez will now seek partners to form a new government....
13:51, 04/29/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
19:51, 07/16/2019

Spain reports 100 migrants rescued at sea in 1 day MADRID (AP) — Spain’s maritime rescue service says over 100 migrants have been rescued from three boats attempting to reach Europe from northern Africa. The maritime rescue service said one of the boats discovered Saturday carried eight people in the Strait of Gibraltar. Two larger boats, one ...
18:34, 06/22/2019

Electoral alliances up in the air at all levels in Spain As Spain's Socialists seek a partner to form a national government two months after a parliamentary election, the splintering of Spanish politics is being felt right down to regional and municipal level....
22:51, 06/17/2019

MotoGP champion Marquez goes top after win in Spain World champion Marc Marquez swept back to the top of the MotoGP standings by a single point on Sunday after running away with his home Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez....
21:34, 05/05/2019

Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry....
12:34, 09/20/2019

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by hiding it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Spain approves changes to Copa del Rey and Super Cup The Spanish soccer federation has approved format changes to the Copa del Rey and the Super Cup despite opposition from the Spanish league        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
22:00, 06/23/2019

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Woman jailed for up to 40 years after blaming boyfriend's slaying on online cult centered on aliens, Armageddon A woman who claimed an online cult centered on aliens and the end of the world was behind her boyfriend’s murder has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for his death....
18:34, 06/11/2019

Vegan couple jailed for giving 18-month-old child restrictive diet leaving her extremely malnourished A vegan couple from Sweden was sentenced to three months in jail on Thursday for putting their 18-month-old child on a restrictive diet and leaving the girl malnourished and near death....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail for embezzlement. ...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Cesar Sayoc: Trump supporter who sent pipe bombs to president's critics jailed for 20 years A supporter of Donald Trump who mailed pipes filled with explosives to prominent Democrats and critics of the US president has been jailed for 20 years....
09:00, 08/06/2019

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period....
13:34, 06/12/2019

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker brought to Moscow amid prisoner swap talks: Russian media Russia has transferred jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov from a remote Arctic prison to custody in Moscow amid talks with Kiev on a possible prisoner swap, news agencies TASS and Interfax cited unnamed sources as saying on Thursday....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Russia brings jailed Ukrainian filmmaker to Moscow amid prisoner swap talks: reports Russia has transferred jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov from a remote Arctic prison to custody in Moscow amid talks with Kiev on a possible prisoner swap, news agencies TASS and Interfax cited unnamed sources as saying on Thursday....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer jailed for four more years for attacking former soldier with vodka bottle Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been jailed for four more years for hitting a former solider over the head with a bottle in a drink-fuelled attack....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight months....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Spain Heads for Its Fourth Election in as Many Years The royal palace said late Tuesday that King Felipe VI has decided not to nominate anyone to try to form a new government, because talks among party leaders had indicated no scope for a majority....
22:00, 09/18/2019

Spain's Telefonica says is reviewing U.S. Huawei order Spain's Telefonica is reviewing a U.S. order which hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, to see if it will affect its customers, a spokeswoman for the group said on Monday....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Spain's King says no candidate for PM, paves way for new election Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez will not seek a new parliamentary vote to stay on as premier after rival parties refused to back him, the royal palace said on Tuesday, paving the way for a new election - the country's fourth in four years....
21:34, 09/17/2019

5,000-Year-Old Temple Emerges from Underwater in Spain An ancient megalithic complex in Spain comparable to England’s Stonehenge has emerged from receding waters in Spain, but within two weeks it might vanish again, forever, if action is not taken now. ...
20:34, 08/25/2019

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires soon.        ...
00:00, 05/28/2019

The Former Police Commissioner Rattling Spain’s Establishment Prosecutors say the onetime crime fighter worked a lucrative sideline as a fixer for Spain’s rich and powerful. And he recorded just about everything....
19:51, 07/29/2019

Spain on holiday: a day at the beach in San José, Almería At this Cabo de Gata village, sun-filled days start late for the locals but the beach – and town square – stay busy long into the nightIt’s peak holiday week, 28C on the coast of Almería, but I am one of only six people on the beach. Why? Because I am unfashionably – freakishly – early. The small re...
07:51, 08/20/2019

One dead, over 100 ill in Spain's biggest listeriosis outbreak A 90-year-old Spanish woman died on Tuesday, 56 people have been hospitalized and dozens more taken ill in what is believed to be the biggest outbreak of listeriosis recorded in Spain, the health minister said....
16:00, 08/20/2019

A local’s guide to Burgos, Spain: 10 top tips Once capital of the kingdom of Castile, this ancient city is full of bars and restaurants perfect for relaxing after a day exploring historic sites and famous vineyardsEating out in Burgos is a delight. The restaurants are generally very affordable and for a small city there is a lot of variety. But...
08:00, 08/26/2019

Adidas: Spain’s FA has no grounds for ending contract MADRID (AP) — Adidas says Spain’s soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agreement in place. The Spanish soccer federation said Monday it was ending its contract with Adidas and opened negotiations with other ap...
00:34, 05/22/2019

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
11:34, 06/17/2019

Fire in northeastern Spain burns over 12,000 acres Firefighters worked to control a fire in northeastern Spain Thursday that has blazed through 12,355 acres of land since manure combusted on a farm a day ago....
19:34, 06/27/2019

| Most migrants drowned off Spain coast never found: NGO Fewer than a quarter of the more than 1,000 migrants who died crossing the Mediterranean to Spain from North Africa since the start of 2018 have been found, a Spanish group said Tuesday....
10:17, 06/26/2019

USWNT tops Spain in World Cup after controversial PK It was the first time in this year’s World Cup that the United States headed into halftime without the lead. Opening up the knockout stage, Spain lived up to the assumption that it would be the first team to challenge the Americans in all facets. And it became the first nation in the tournament to.....
00:51, 06/25/2019

Spain road trip: Granada to Almería The Alhambra marks the start of a drive taking in historic cities, a river valley and mountains – and ends in Almería’s spaghetti western desertGranada is dominated by its mighty Moorish fortress, the Alhambra. Book ahead and visit early, at its least-crowded, and then spend the afternoon meandering...
07:34, 08/07/2019

Spain's election reshuffles party standings on the right The party that had dominated conservative politics for decades in Spain suffered an unprecedented debacle in national elections Sunday, with the eruption of an ultra-nationalist party causing a seismic shift in the nation's political right....
04:17, 04/29/2019

Spain: Madrid man accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a 'strategically placed mobile phone' to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a pornographic website....
11:00, 08/22/2019

‘Gastronomic terrorism!’ How the cucumber has sliced Spain in two Spain is gripped by the question of whether or not the vegetable is a vital ingredient of gazpacho soupWounds Jamie Oliver inflicted three years ago when he added chorizo to rice and called it paella remain raw, while hopes of an end to the war over whether onions belong in a tortilla de patatas see...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince themselves with statistical games, but voters aren’t easily fooled....
14:34, 05/21/2019

Spain and China make it through to last 16 with goalless draw Spain and China played out a goalless draw in their Women’s World Cup match in Le Havre – meaning that both sides secured progression into the last 16 as a result.With a point enough to qualify both nations out of Group B alongside the leaders Germany, it was Spain who had the better of the chances ...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Spain’s election reshuffles party standings on the right The party that had dominated conservative politics for decades in Spain has suffered an unprecedented debacle in national elections, with the eruption of an ultra-nationalist party causing a seismic shift in the nation’s political right...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Three dead, hundreds ill in Spain listeria outbreak: WHO Three people have died and at least 222 have been infected in Spain's largest ever outbreak of listeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday....
10:34, 09/17/2019

Spain: Man Arrested For "Upskirting" Over 500 Women, Some Of Them Minors Spanish police said Wednesday they have arrested a man suspected of secretly recording videos of the underwear of over 500 women, some of them minors, on public transit and supermarkets....
14:00, 08/22/2019

Spain to hold fourth election in four years on Nov. 10 Spain will hold its fourth election in four years on Nov. 10 after rival parties failed to break a months-long impasse in a deeply fragmented parliament, with no guarantee the repeat vote will make it any easier for them to form a government....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Spain’s Election Gives a Lift to the Left and a Warning to the Far Right The vote was likely to hearten supporters of socialism. If not the beginnings of a backlash against the populists, it seemed at least to be a fortifying of defenses....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Spain arrests ex-Venezuelan minister on U.S. warrant Spanish police have arrested former Venezuelan minister Javier Alvarado Ochoa on a U.S. warrant as part of an investigation into money-laundering involving the Latin American nation's state oil company PDVSA, court officials said....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Bull nearly decapitates man during fatal attack in Spain A 52-year-old man was gored to death by a bull that almost decapitated him in front of a horrified crowd during a popular event in Spain, according to a report. The man, identified only by his initials, AEL, was standing near spectator cages along the route on the final day of the Cristo de l’Alcora...
04:34, 09/03/2019

Man gored at bull run in Spain becomes second fatality in two weeks Incident occurred in Horche, 60km from Madrid, 11 days after another man died in CuellarA man has died after being gored by a bull during a festival in central Spain, authorities said, the second person to be killed at a bull festival in the country in less than two weeks.The incident occurred durin...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Spain: "Wolf Pack" given 15 years for rape The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Calif. man gored in neck during bull run in Spain Jaime Alvarez, a 46-year-old from Santa Clara County, California, was in stable condition on Monday at a regional hospital in the Spanish city of Pamplona after he was run over and gored in the neck by a bull. (July 8)        ...
05:17, 07/09/2019

Spain arrests 11 suspects of trafficking migrants across Med Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people suspected of forming part of a human trafficking ring transporting migrants across the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for the open water....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Taiwan complains about Spain's extraditions to China Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accused of telephone and online fraud....
23:34, 06/13/2019

Spain by train: from Barcelona to Seville via Madrid As well as taking in these fantastic Spanish cities, this two-week itinerary also explores the ancient towns and dramatic landscape of AndalucíaIn this compulsively fly-drive, time-crunched era it may seem implausible to travel by rail to the southern extremity of Europe – but the craziest trips are...
15:00, 05/05/2019

2 Americans among those gored in Spain’s running of the bulls Two Americans were brutally injured after getting gored during the opening of Spain’s wild running of the bulls festival — with seven more days to go. The US citizens were among three people gored Sunday during the opening run in this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, where b...
23:17, 07/07/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine into Spain by hiding it under his toupee Spanish police said Tuesday that a Colombian man was detained at Barcelona’s international airport for trying to smuggle cocaine into the country under a toupee        ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of involvement in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemala...
17:17, 05/08/2019

Colombian nabbed in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man has landed in a hairy situation after officials at Barcelona airport found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his toupee. Police said his nervous demeanor and over-sized hairpiece caught their attention....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) and forced the evacuation of 53 residents. A Spanish military unit with 120 specialists has joined local firefighters, who had worked overnight to cont...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Germany and Spain Open With Tense Victories Germany beat China, 1-0; Spain won in the event for the first time, beating South Africa, 3-1; and Marta was ruled out of Brazil’s opening game against Jamaica....
23:17, 06/08/2019

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passenger, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, seem...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Spain reports nearly 300 migrants rescued at sea in 2 days Spain’s maritime rescue service says it picked up 290 migrants over the weekend while they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for open water...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint bid.” Morocco had been previously included i...
15:34, 06/08/2019

Hamilton made last minute changes to "redeem" himself in Spain Lewis Hamilton made changes to his driving style and his Mercedes Formula 1 car after his laps to the grid in order to "redeem" himself with Spanish Grand Prix victory...
22:34, 05/12/2019

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Spain make it three wins out of three with victory over Faroes "Spain eased to their third win from three games in their Euro 2020 qualification campaign by beating the Faroe Islands 4-1 away on Friday to stay two points clear at the top of Group F."...
00:34, 06/08/2019

Spain: PM Sanchez says talks with far left have failed Spain's caretaker PM Pedro Sanchez says talks on forming a government with the support of the far-left Podemos party have failed. Sanchez' Socialists reject a formal coalition with the party, but need its votes....
16:17, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Socialists are top party in Spain in EU vote Spain’s Socialists have won the European elections ahead of the conservative Popular Party, according to provisional results released by Spain’s Interior Ministry...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Socialists win Spain election as far-right enters parliament Spain's ruling Socialists have secured the most votes in the country's general election but failed to win a majority amid historic gains by the far-right....
00:34, 04/29/2019

Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win FIBA World Cup Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday, completing a stunning campaign for a squad considered among the rank outsiders when the 32-team tournament began....
18:17, 09/15/2019

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)        ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

France and Spain hold 'bear summit' France and Spain have agreed to work closer to guarantee the survival of brown bears in the Pyrenees. There are only a few hundred bears left in Spain....
04:17, 05/18/2019

EU nominations 2019: Who is Spain's Josep Borrell? Borrell has been Spanish Foreign Minister under socialist Pedro Sanchez since June 2018. His European experience goes back to when he was President of the European Parliament between 2004 and 2007....
14:17, 07/03/2019

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
17:34, 06/20/2019

Spain striker Torres retires from football "Spain\u0027s World Cup winning striker Fernando Torres announced his retirement from football on Friday, bringing an end to a glittering 18-year career."...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Spain striker Torres to retire from football "Spain\u0027s World Cup winning striker Fernando Torres announced his intentions to retire from football on Friday, bringing an end to a glittering 18-year career."...
10:17, 06/21/2019

Spain's El Corte Ingles wants to become Europe's next Amazon Europe's largest department store chain was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis. Now, with Chinese giant Alibaba at its side, it wants to take on online retail powerhouse Amazon and grow its customer base....
16:34, 07/08/2019

Experts say it might not matter if telescope is in Hawaii or Spain HONOLULU — When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what’s out there. Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the...
23:00, 08/26/2019

2 gored in Spain’s running of the bulls festival PAMPLONA, Spain — Spanish officials say the opening bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona has left at least five people injured, including two who were gored by bulls. Red Cross spokesman José Aldaba says the most seriously injured were treated Sunday at ...
13:34, 07/07/2019

Three people injured during running of the bulls in Spain Three people were hospitalized, including one gored, Sunday after the first day of the famed Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain....
18:00, 07/07/2019

The Júcar gorge: Spain’s very own grand canyon This dramatic 40km limestone gorge, off the tourist track in rural Castilla-La Mancha, has historic villages and troglodyte dwellings and, now, a chic new cave hotelThe young woman in Alcalá del Júcar’s tourist office seems surprised when we say we have come from England. “How did you find us?” she ...
09:34, 08/17/2019

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Former Spain great Xavi retires from soccer at the age of 39 Xavi Hernández will retire from soccer this season, ending a career in which he became one of the best midfielders to ever play for Barcelona and Spain's national team        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Turnout high in Spain for polarized election The Spanish cast their votes on Sunday in an unusually open election likely to produce a fragmented parliament that has a sizeable far-right presence for the first time since Spain returned to democracy in the 1970s....
20:17, 04/28/2019

USWNT in surprising World Cup battle with Spain The United States and Spain are locked at one goal apiece at halftime of their first game in the World Cup knockout stage. Tobin Heath drew a hard foul that sent Megan Rapinoe for a penalty shot at the seventh minute after Spain had controlled a majority of the opening minutes. A low, left-corner ri...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Jason Isaacs murder: Drill rapper who stabbed teenager to death in moped ambush is jailed for life A drill rapper who bragged about gang culture in his songs before stabbing to death a teenager with a machete in a moped ambush has been jailed for life....
19:34, 05/28/2019

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations independent human rights experts....
06:34, 08/17/2019

Spain's Socialists win EU, local ballots in boost for Sanchez Pedro Sanchez's Socialists on Sunday won their second set of elections in a month, boosting their ambition to form a government at home in Spain and target a top EU job in Brussels....
01:00, 05/27/2019

De Gea's Spain future in doubt as Kepa class impresses "Assistant coach Robert Moreno said Spain’s performance had gone to plan as their flawless Euro 2020 qualifying campaign continued with a 3-0 win over Sweden."...
12:34, 06/11/2019

QPR says youth team abandoned friendly in Spain over racism Queen Park Rangers says one of its youth teams abandoned a friendly in Spain because players were subjected to racist abuse by their opponents       ...
19:34, 08/14/2019

When the winemaker wore a wet suit: Spain's $100 subsea tipple For many discerning drinkers, the walk down stone steps into a cool, dark cellar is an essential part of visiting a winery, but with one Spanish winemaker such an inspection is more likely to involve......
23:00, 06/20/2019

Spain is back: Sanchez's Socialists return to EU top table Buoyed by two electoral victories in a month, Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez wants to thrust his country back into the heart of European Union decision-making after years of domestic woes that undercut Madrid's sway....
19:00, 05/27/2019

World Cup: Close call against Spain is what USWNT needed SportsPulse: The USWNT faced their first real adversity of the tournament and survived. Nancy Armour explains why that's exactly what they needed to prepare for a huge quarterfinal matchup against France.       ...
01:17, 06/25/2019

Former Spain striker Fernando Torres announces retirement Former Spain striker Fernando Torres says he is retiring after an 18-year career that included stints at Liverpool and Chelsea       ...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Phoenix Of Spain rocks Too Darn Hot to win Irish 2,000 Guineas Too Darn Hot held off by winner at the CurraghCharlie Hills: ‘He’s got a hell of a future ahead of him’Phoenix Of Spain, a 16-1 outsider, made most of the running to beat Too Darn Hot, last season’s top juvenile, in the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh on Saturday with Magna Grecia, who took the 2...
21:00, 05/25/2019

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
06:00, 06/09/2019

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
11:34, 07/19/2019

The 2019 San Fermin Running of the Bulls in Pamplona Spain Five people were hospitalized after the opening bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain.        ...
01:34, 07/08/2019

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving into the next round of the tournament....
16:17, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Sevilla hires former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui MADRID (AP) — Sevilla says it has reached a deal to hire former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui for the next three seasons. It will be Lopetegui’s first coaching job since being fired by Real Madrid last year, shortly after being fired by Spain’s national team. Lopetegui had a dismal stint w...
16:00, 06/04/2019

YouTuber in Spain banned for 5 years after tasteless prank A Spanish court has banned a YouTuber from using the video sharing platform for five years after he played a prank by feeding toothpaste-laced cookies to a homeless person...
11:17, 06/04/2019

5 injured, 3 impaled by bulls during Pamplona bull run in Spain The local Red Cross said its emergency personnel had attended to an additional 48 people for minor injuries, including two who had been trampled by the racing bulls....
19:17, 07/07/2019

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
03:34, 06/10/2019

Running of the bulls ends in Spain with 3 men gored in final run The notorious San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona came to an end on Sunday with three runners gored by a bull that broke from the pack in the final bull run of the event, according to health officials. ...
20:34, 07/14/2019

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Spain and Portugal analyse joint bid for 2030 World Cup "Spain and Portugal are to start an in-depth analysis of whether to bid for the 2030 World Cup, they said on Saturday, without making any mention of Morocco who were previously also said to be involved."...
15:51, 06/08/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under a poorly fitted wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Spain’s Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Better late than never. One of the world’s most well-known Roman Catholic churches — a tourist magnet built by famed architect Antoni Gaudi in Spain — finally scored a building permit more than 130 years after it was constructed, according to a report Friday. A committee in charge of the historic Sa...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Spain's Sanchez says no new election planned despite government impasse Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he was not planning to call a new election and would keep pursuing a deal to form government despite stalling inter-party talks ahead of a parliamentary vote on his investiture on July 22-23....
19:51, 07/11/2019

One gored among dozens injured at bull-running in Spain One man was gored in the arm among scores more injured on Thursday during Spain's centuries-old San Fermin bull-running festival where protesters complained new safety measures were spoiling the buzz....
16:34, 07/11/2019

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Western Spain road trip: Madrid to Seville The Extremadura region offers rolling countryside and Roman, Jewish and Arab history to explore. Plus, cool plazas and great food – when you stopExtremadura takes a little bit more effort to get to than many other parts of Spain. And because there is no beach, few of the 82.8 million people who visi...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Germany v Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ValenciennesKirby fears VAR handball law is cynical way to win penaltiesEmail Simon here. Or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.04pm BST So Spain seem to have a number of black tote bags on theirs, for some reason, plus a great deal of kit. Germany have a small selection of...
17:17, 06/12/2019

Spain to lodge complaint over British seizure of oil tanker Iranian ship was boarded by marines in contested waters off coast of GibraltarThe Spanish government has said it plans to lodge a formal complaint over the British military’s seizure off the coast of Gibraltar of an Iranian supertanker thought to be taking oil to Syria.“We are studying the circumsta...
15:17, 07/05/2019

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
16:17, 07/23/2019

Spain's second-largest bank BBVA charged with corruption BBVA stands accused of spying on officials of a construction company that sought to take control of the bank in 2004. Nine former or current managers at the bank are under investigation....
03:17, 07/30/2019

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
22:51, 06/28/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
21:17, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Spain saves 292 migrants crossing Mediterranean The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 292 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa....
05:00, 06/18/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
11:17, 07/20/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 ...
13:51, 06/28/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius ...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo says US 'got lucky' in win against Spain Former U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has written that her former teammates "got lucky" in Monday's 2-1 victory over Spain in the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Watch: Try This Popular Dessert Of Churros To Have A Bit Of Spain At Your Home! Churros are Spanish desserts that have taken over the world now. Loved by kids and adults alike, learn how to make churros at home with a super easy recipe....
19:17, 07/29/2019

| Bezuidenhout closing in on maiden European title in Spain South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout holds a commanding five-shot lead over Spain's Jon Rahm heading into the final round of the Andalucia Masters....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Spain's acting PM fails in first attempt to form new government Socialist party leader Pedro Sánchez fails to win support of anti-austerity Unidas Podemos Spain’s Socialist party leader, Pedro Sánchez, has failed in his first attempt to form a new government after the anti-austerity Unidas Podemos party abstained in a parliamentary vote.Sánchez, who has been act...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for the People's Party after forging a coalition including the far right, while the far-left won a second term in Barcelona with support from the Socialists and others....
21:51, 06/15/2019

Spain eyes new vote after Socialists can’t form government Spain’s caretaker prime minister failed Thursday to receive the endorsement of the national Parliament to form another government, conjuring up the specter of a fourth general election in five years for the Eurozone’s fourth leading economy...
17:34, 07/25/2019

Spain U21 2-1 Germany U21: European Championship final – as it happened Goals from Fabián Ruiz and Dani Olmo secured a fifth Under-21 title for Spain, who gained revenge on Germany for the 2017 finalReport: Spain secure Euros glory 9.52pm BST The trophy is lifted and Spain can celebrate. Report to follow from Ben Fisher... Related: Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro...
04:17, 07/01/2019

Spain says has called on U.N. to correct "mistakes" in Catalonia report Spain's acting government spokeswoman on Friday called on the United Nations to correct "mistakes" made within a report by the international organization which called for the release of three jailed Catalan separatist leaders....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Spain beat Germany 2-1 to claim Euro under-21 title "A slick Spain side took their revenge on Germany as they lifted the European Under-21 Championship title with a 2-1 win thanks to goals from Fabian Ruiz and Dani Olmo on Sunday."...
23:17, 06/30/2019

EURO Under-21 Final: Germany 0-2 Spain live blog Germany's European title defense is on the rocks with four-time winners Spain doubling their lead in a rerun of the 2017 EURO Under-21 final. Follow DW's live updates of the final in Udine....
22:17, 06/30/2019

EURO Under-21 Final: Germany vs Spain live blog Germany are one game away from retaining their European title as they take on four-time winners Spain on Saturday. The encounter in Udine, Italy is a rerun of the 2017 UEFA EURO Under-21 final, which Germany won 1-0....
20:17, 06/30/2019

Firefighters battle forest blaze in central Spain With 38C forecast, emergency services work to contain fire in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid regionFirefighters in central Spain are battling strong winds and high temperatures as they struggle to control a fire that has already destroyed over 5,000 acres in the provinces of Castilla-La Mancha and Ma...
18:17, 06/30/2019

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
15:17, 06/27/2019

Center-right Ciudadanos claims leadership of Spain's opposition The head of Spain's center-right Ciudadanos ('Citizens') said his party would take on the leadership of the country's opposition, after the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez claimed victory in Sunday's national election....
02:17, 04/29/2019

Migrants force entry in Spain's Melilla exclave Fifty-two migrants have forced their way into Spain's North African exclave from Morocco by scaling the border fence. The territory has become a regular flashpoint for African migrants in recent years....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Spain rally to beat Iran and reach second round "Spain were made to work for their vcitory against Iran but ran out 73-65 winners thanks to a fourth-quarter blitz to reach the next round of the World Cup."...
20:34, 09/04/2019

The Latest: Polls close in most of Spain amid divisions Polls have closed in most of Spain in an election with one of the highest turnout levels in recent years amid division over the role that the far-right could play in influencing the country’s politics...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton back on top with victory in Spain Lewis Hamilton returned to the top of the Formula One world championship on Sunday by winning the Spanish Grand Prix in a fifth successive one-two for Mercedes....
17:34, 05/12/2019

Rodrigo and Alcacer braces give Spain comfortable win "Two goals from Rodrigo and a passable performance overall gave Spain a comfortable victory over the Faroe Islands. Thanks to Sweden\u0027s home draw with Norway, they now lead Group F by seven points are an absolute certainty to make next summer\u0027s finals."...
23:34, 09/08/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Spain: Rubalcaba, official who helped end militant ETA, dies Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending militant group ETA's violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, has died....
20:17, 05/10/2019

How Vox Evokes Spain’s Past to Shake Politics Today A new nationalist party, Vox, is shaking up Spanish politics. It’s entering parliament for the first time, with 24 seats, following a national campaign in which the traditional conservatives of the People’s Party had their worst-ever showing. The party is now poised to become part of the parliamenta...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Ricciardo handed three-place grid penalty for Spain Renault's Daniel Ricciardo will have a three-place grid drop at next month's Spanish Formula One Grand Prix as punishment for what the Australian described as a moment of panic in Azerbaijan on Sunday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Spain to hold a general election in November, PM Sanchez says Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."...
01:34, 09/18/2019

Death toll now 6 in torrential rains in southeastern Spain Authorities say that record rainfall in southeastern Spain have claimed the lives of two more victims, taking the death toll to six from the storms that have flooded roads and towns...
16:34, 09/14/2019

Spain says no deal with Italy on migrants, offers its ports The Spanish government denied on Monday it had agreed with Italy to disembark the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean at a Spanish port in Mallorca, while reiterating its readiness to receive the migrants there....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Five dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain Almería and Murcia airports closed with many areas on high alert as downpours continueFive people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown of two regional airports.Police in Almería said a...
09:18, 09/14/2019

Spain will not allow its Venezuela embassy to become center of political activity Spain will not allow its embassy in Caracas to be used as a political center for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, acting Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said in Lebanon on Friday....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Spain invites stranded migrants to disembark in Algeciras Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has told the port of Algeciras to welcome migrants from a rescue boat. But a spokesperson for the Open Arms vessel declined the offer, citing an emergency situation on board....
23:34, 08/18/2019

Torrential rain in southeast Spain kills 6: Officials The storms in this area are a yearly metrological phenomenon, but they have been particularly fierce this fall, turning fields into lakes and roads into surging rivers of mud that sweep away everything in their path....
01:00, 09/15/2019