A Spanish court ruling and investigations spurred by whistleblowers are aimed at scaring tax evaders and raising revenue. One watchdog’s list could lead to some 300 billion euros in tax havens.
Santiago Calatrava’s flowing, modernist projects are tourist attractions all over the world. But several have also been subjects of legal dispute over their need for repairs.
Madrid is campaigning to host the 2020 Olympic Games, but that plan may be jeopardized by a court ruling that levied only minor sentences against a doping ring whose conduct outraged Spain.
With its already small defense budget hit hard by the economic crisis Spain is leasing several bases to the US in exchange for access to better technology, intelligence, and training.
Latin Americans used to flock to Spain for a better life. Now the tables are turning.
The Spanish prime minister and Catalonia’s regional leader met secretly last week to discuss improving Catalonia’s fiscal deal with Madrid in exchange for easing off its independence bid.
Meet Alejandro Cao de Benós, the only non-Korean employee of North Korea’s foreign ministry. The Spaniard is taking the PR message of North Korea’s greatness across Europe.
More than 90 percent of downloaded music and 44 percent of software is pirated in Spain. Some trade associations want to see it blacklisted by the US, but Spain says it needs more time.
During his state of the union address, Prime Minister Rajoy said while ‘reality is harsh,’ Spain’s economic recovery is certain. But the opposition – and the public – remain skeptical.
Beloved monarch who helped lead Spain to democracy now beset by royal scandals, bad economy.
European leaders spent the weekend in Chile meeting their Latin American counterparts — and talking up possibilities for investment on the old continent.
The unilateral law passed by Catalonia’s parliament today in effect embarks the Spanish region on a path to independence from Madrid.
Prime Minister Rajoy’s ruling, pro-austerity party was a winner in Spain’s regional elections this weekend, but so were independence-minded parties that could hurt his economic measures.
Activists in Venice and northeastern Italy want to restore independence to the region, which had been a republic for more than 1,000 years before falling to Napoleon in 1797.
Even though Standard & Poor’s dropped Spain’s bond rating to just above junk status, making a bailout request likely, Germany remains opposed to acceding to a bailout prematurely.
The euro crisis is back: Spanish riots, Greek strikes and German backtracking compound the effects of grim economic data.
Catalonian leader Artur Mas moved up elections to force Madrid — already dealing with Spain’s social and economic upheaval — to authorize a referendum on Catalonian secession.
Doctors rebel against rules forbidding public healthcare workers from treating illegal immigrants.
Meteoric unemployment is propelling a bid by US casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, but critics say Spain stands a lot to lose.
The European Central Bank’s announcement today expressed a willingness to prop up the bond market but without providing any specifics on how much it would spend, for how long, or starting when, dashing expectations that the continent had unified around a remedy for the eurocrisis.