Spanish Civil Guard raid illegal wells amid droughtMay 9, 2023 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Civil Guard said Tuesday it had arrested 26 people in raids on illegal wells in the Andalusia region, as part of a widening crackdown on unauthorized water use amid a prolonged drought.
Spain: More animal eyes sent to Ukrainian Embassy, officesDecember 5, 2022 GMT
Madrid (AP) — Three parcels containing animal eyes and addressed to Ukraine's embassy in Madrid and consulates in Barcelona and Malaga were intercepted at offices of the national postal company, Spanish police said Monday.
No. 1 Alcaraz out for rest of the season with muscle tearNovember 5, 2022 GMT
Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz will miss the rest of the season after sustaining an abdominal muscle tear while playing at the Paris Masters.
The Spanish teenager pulled out during a second-set tiebreaker against fellow 19-year-old Holger Rune in their quarterfinal on Friday.
Ferrer appointed tournament director of the Davis Cup FinalsJune 21, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Retired player David Ferrer was appointed tournament director of the Davis Cup Finals on Tuesday.
The 40-year-old Ferrer, a three-time Davis Cup champion with Spain who reached a career-best singles ranking of No.
MATCHDAY: Portugal without Ronaldo at Switzerland in NLJune 11, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:
Portugal visits Switzerland aiming to keep the lead of its Nations League group, but will have to do without Cristiano Ronaldo.
South Africa remains unbeaten after edging Spain 7s finalJanuary 23, 2022 GMT
MALAGA, Spain (AP) — Keeping the rugby sevens world series title may not be a cakewalk for South Africa after all, thanks to Argentina's effort in a thrilling final in Spain on Sunday.
South Africa won 24-17 with a last-minute try for its third win from the first three tournaments, and its fifth straight going back to last season.
Germany draws with Australia in sevens rugby in SpainJanuary 21, 2022 GMT
MALAGA, Spain (AP) — Germany was invited to make up the numbers at the inaugural Spain Sevens and went beyond its brief by drawing with Australia 12-12 on Friday.
After a scoreless first half, Australia went ahead twice thanks to Nathan Lawson tries, only for Germany to draw at the death after a Tim Lichtenberg try from his own break was drop converted by Fabian Heimpel.
World Sevens Series to comprise 10 men’s, 7 women’s eventsOctober 12, 2021 GMT
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The 2022 World Rugby Sevens Series will include 10 men’s and seven women’s tournaments over six months with new venues in France and Spain.
The series will kick off with a combined men’s and women’s tournament in Dubai on Nov.
Crews in southern Spain face ‘complex’ wildfire for 5th daySeptember 13, 2021 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Firefighting crews near southern Spain's Costa del Sol were hoping for much-needed rainfall Monday to help them extinguish a major wildfire that has ravaged 7,700 hectares (19,000 acres) in five days and forced the evacuations of 2,600 people.
Spain deploys military against wildfire, evacuates 2,500September 12, 2021 GMT
JUBRIQUE, Spain (AP) — Soldiers were deployed Sunday in southeastern Spain to join the battle against a major wildfire that is burning for a fourth day, invigorated by stray embers that sparked a new hot spot.
Spanish wildfire kills 1 firefighter, forces evacuationsSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
MADRID (AP) — A worsening wildfire that kept advancing through forest land and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,000 residents has claimed the life of one firefighter, authorities in southern Spain said late Thursday.
Spain’s Hernangómez injures shoulder, will miss Tokyo GamesJuly 9, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Spain power forward Juancho Hernangómez will miss the Tokyo Olympics after dislocating his left shoulder during an exhibition victory Thursday over France, a significant blow for the reigning World Cup champions.
The Pompidou, Paris’ temple of modern art, plans NJ branchJune 4, 2021 GMT
The Statue of Liberty could be getting company from her native France.
Paris' acclaimed Pompidou Center announced plans Friday to open a satellite museum in what is now a gutted industrial building in New Jersey's Jersey City, not far from where Lady Liberty stands in New York Harbor.
French tourist dies, 9 injured in luxury hotel fire in SpainAugust 21, 2020 GMT
MADRID (AP) — A French tourist died Friday in a fire at a luxury hotel in southern Spain and nine other people were injured while trying to escape the flames, police said.
Video footage on social media showed people escaping the fire at the Sisu Boutique Hotel in Puerto Banus, Marbella, through windows and climbing down several stories of the building’s lattice facade...
PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past weekFebruary 15, 2020 GMT
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see...
Spain: Drug dealers use fake bananas to transport cocaineMarch 26, 2017 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas...
Barcelona hosts Mallorca without injured MessiApril 4, 2013 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona will try to adapt without leading scorer Lionel Messi against Spanish league struggler Mallorca on Saturday as it prepares for the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinals against Paris Saint-Germain.