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April, 2017

  • 3 April

    Brexit ‘custody’ battle: Spain, Britain squabble over Gibraltar

    The row over Gibraltar heats up in Brexit talks as Theresa May shuts down claims she’s ready to go to war with Spain over the enclave. Meanwhile, French presidential candidate François Fillon draws scorn over his latest comments that he’s unable to save money on a monthly basis. Finally, there’s controversy in ladies’ golf – tournament leader Lexi Thompson is …

February, 2017

  • 27 February

    Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

    Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The world’s largest mobile conference opens in Barcelona Monday, with both new tech and retro throwbacks on offer. A budget proposal from the Trump administration is expected on his US federal department desks Monday, and British insurer Aviva asks its employees if they …

  • 8 February

    Airbnb overhauls rules in Barcelona

    Airbnb has announced an overhaul of its rules in Barcelona, aimed at reducing the number of professional landlords using the site. From May, users will only be able to advertise a single property on the site. The changes are an effort to appease city authorities, who believe the site is behind a spike in rents. Also today, the French company …

January, 2017

  • 16 January

    Spanish police seize €10mn worth of vintage black-market arms, including anti-aircraft weapons

    Among the 10-12,000 seized weapons some are capable of bringing down aircraft, says Spanish authorities. Among the weapons seized were vintage Smith & Wesson revolvers, CETME, Bergmann, and Beretta rifles, and even heavier anti-aircraft machine guns. Police arrested four men and woman – all Spanish nationals – who had been operating a sophisticated trafficking network under the front of a …

December, 2016

September, 2016

  • 12 September

    Spain: Catalonia’s national day, an occasion to call for a referendum on independence

    Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Eduard Salsas, a Spanish lawyer at Madrid and Paris bars, gives us an overview of the political situation in Catalonia, in the light of the political turmoil in Spain. Visit our website : http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel : http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like …

October, 2014

  • 2 October

    Brownlee Brothers to Attend Opening of Round-the-World Sailing Race

    Carmen Hidalgo/Volvo Ocean Race

    Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee will be welcomed on board the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing boat on Saturday as part of the opening events of the Volvo Ocean Race. An in-port race in Alicante at the weekend will kickstart the nine month sailing race, which is the longest sporting event in the world. The in-port races provide points which count in the event …

June, 2014

  • 9 June

    FIFA World Cup 2014: Spain 23 Man Squad

    Spain coach, Vicente Del Bosque, has selected his 23 man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The Spanish side, which lifted the tournament in 2010, has a similar looking squad in 2014, with stars like Cesc Fabregas, Andrew Iniesta and David Silva heading up an exciting midfield. (click here for the 2010 squad) There is a place …

  • 3 June

    2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Group Stage Fixtures

    There’s excitement building around the world, as the global game prepares for its major event: the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil kick’s off on Thursday 12th June 2014, when the hosts, Brazil, will be taking on Croatia in this year’s Group A curtain raiser. The 2014 Group stages include several eye-catching fixtures, including big European bouts Spain v Holland …

April, 2014

  • 29 April

    Jenson Button Retires from Fuerteventura Triathlon After Early Lead

    Camilla Pedersen fights back to win the Challenge Fuerteventura after a serious crash last year

    Formula 1 driver Jenson Button was forced to retire from a major triathlon competition in Fuerteventura at the weekend, after a promising start against world beating elite athletes. The world champion left the water alongside professional triathletes and competed well in the 90km cycling course before retiring from the run section with a leg issue. Thousands of extra fans turned …